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1 in 5 college students so stressed they consider suicide

Topix TG News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 05:06

College can be so stressful that many students think about killing themselves, and some even try, a new study suggests. Among more than 67,000 students surveyed, over 20 percent said they experienced stressful events in the last year that were strongly associated with mental health problems, including harming themselves and suicidal thoughts or attempts, researchers found.

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Among teens, transgender males are most likely to attempt suicide, study says - CNN

Google Transgender - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 04:37

CNN

Among teens, transgender males are most likely to attempt suicide, study says
CNN
Nearly 14% of teens who participated in a survey reported trying to kill themselves, with transgender teens reporting the highest rates of suicide attempts. Among female to male teens, the language the study uses for transgender male teens, more than ...

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Transgender community resent 'discrimination' in state-run hospitals - The Express Tribune

Google Transgender - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 03:55

The Express Tribune

Transgender community resent 'discrimination' in state-run hospitals
The Express Tribune
ISLAMABAD: The transgender community residing in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Monday expressed their resentment over the discriminatory treatment they receive in healthcare facilities. They requested that the authorities concerned ...
Transgender community pleads for equal healthcare facilitiesThe Nation

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'X Factor' Judge Robbie Williams Under Fire for Asking for Transgender Contestant's 'Birth Name'

Topix TG News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:29

X Factor judge Robbie Williams has been taken to task for a remark he made while judging a trans contestant on the show over the weekend. Twenty-year-old contestant Felix Shepherd took to the stage on the Saturday night broadcast of the longstanding reality competition, performing a rendition of Kodaline's "All I Want" to rousing applause.

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Zhao withdraws from SF school board race after reports on ... - San Francisco Chronicle

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 23:19

San Francisco Chronicle

Zhao withdraws from SF school board race after reports on ...
San Francisco Chronicle
1of 5Josephine Zhao listens to supervisors discuss eviction protection legislation at a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting at City Hall in San Francisco, ...

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Fair Point: Gay sex should be made legal worldwide

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 22:07

APRIL 3: Gay, lesbian and transgender activists react to the unanimous decision by the Iowa Supreme Court earlier in the day recognizing same sex marriage as a civil right during a celebration on April 3, 2009 at the University of Iowa i WHEN I first saw the news that India's Supreme Court has ruled that gay sex is no longer a criminal offence, I was over the moon. The part of the law in question in India known as Section 377 stated that gay sex was unnatural and an offence punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

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Candlelight 'call to action' march planned for black transgender woman killed in Hunting Park - PhillyVoice.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 20:07

PhillyVoice.com

Candlelight 'call to action' march planned for black transgender woman killed in Hunting Park
PhillyVoice.com
A candlelight vigil and march has been planned for 30-year-old Shantee Tucker, who was shot in the back in Hunting Park last week. The "community call to action" march at 8 p.m. Wednesday will demand justice for Tucker, a black transgender woman.

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Designer Marco Marco debuts an all-transgender roster on his New ... - Mic

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 18:24

Mic

Designer Marco Marco debuts an all-transgender roster on his New ...
Mic
Collection Seven, the latest line from Marco Marco, made history Saturday for presenting an entirely transgender roster of models at the designer underwear ...

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The Planet Fitness Transgender Case Is Headed Back To Trial Court

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 17:36

After three-plus years of legal wrangling, resulting in four court decisions, an ejected Planet Fitness club member in Michigan scored a victory over the franchise chain's unwritten membership policy that allows men who self-identify as women to use the women's locker rooms, showers and restrooms. Legal documents in 42nd Circuit Court, County of Midland explain that a Planet Fitness franchisee revoked Yvette M. Cormier's membership in March 2015, one month after joining the fitness gym, when she began complaining to fellow club members that she had encountered a transgender individual, a man who identified as a woman, in the ladies' locker room.

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Schools warned over new 'harmful' Transgender Trend stickers - Schools Week

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 16:01

Schools Week

Schools warned over new 'harmful' Transgender Trend stickers
Schools Week
The charity Stonewall has condemned the actions of pressure group Transgender Trend in publishing a set of stickers on its website which promote messages such as “kids shouldn't be taught in school that they can choose to be a boy or a girl”. The ...

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The Planet Fitness Transgender Case Is Headed Back To Trial Court - Forbes

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 15:17

Forbes

The Planet Fitness Transgender Case Is Headed Back To Trial Court
Forbes
After three-plus years of legal wrangling, resulting in four court decisions, an ejected Planet Fitness club member in Michigan scored a victory over the franchise chain's unwritten membership policy that allows men who self-identify as women to use ...

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Transgender rights groups outspend opponents in Massachusetts ballot question fight - MassLive.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 13:37

MassLive.com

Transgender rights groups outspend opponents in Massachusetts ballot question fight
MassLive.com
A committee that wants to uphold Massachusetts' transgender anti-discrimination law has vastly outraised and outspent the group that wants to repeal the law. Voters in November will decide whether to repeal a law protecting transgender people from ...

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Transgender X Factor star Felix Shepherd nearly died from anorexia as a teen

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 12:53

X Factor hopeful Felix Shepherd has revealed he nearly died from anorexia as a teen as he struggled to come to terms with his trans identity. The 20-year-old singer, who told the judges on Saturday's show he was transgender, has opened up about how he came to terms with his body, and how he almost risked his life before coming out to his family.

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Transgender Aussie Rules footballer Hannah Mouncey withdraws from 2019 draft and hits out at league officials - The Independent

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 09:26

The Independent

Transgender Aussie Rules footballer Hannah Mouncey withdraws from 2019 draft and hits out at league officials
The Independent
Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey has withdrawn her nomination from the draft for the Australian Football League's professional women's competition and accused the league of blocking her from playing in the top flight. Mouncey, formerly known as ...
Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey withdraws from AFLW draftABC News
Hannah Mouncey AFLW: Transgender footballer says AFL 'treated ...NEWS.com.au
Transgender player withdraws from AFLW draft - AFL.com.auAFL.com.au
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Can you fire Mississippians for being transgender? Governor wants high court to hear appeal.

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 08:28

Jorden Blosser is graduating from Pass Christian High. He's the first out transgender student to do so.

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Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey withdraws from AFLW draft - ABC News

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 07:00

ABC News

Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey withdraws from AFLW draft
ABC News
Transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey has withdrawn from the AFLW draft, accusing the AFL of treating her poorly and putting its "corporate image" above all other considerations. Key points: Mouncey says she was withdawing despite meeting the league's ...
Transgender Aussie Rules footballer Hannah Mouncey withdraws from 2019 draft and hits out at league officialsThe Independent
Transgender footballer says 'AFL treated me like s***'NEWS.com.au
Transgender player withdraws from AFLW draftAFL.com.au
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Transgender footy star quits women's league days after release of new policy

Topix TG News - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 06:20

White Texas cop is CHARGED with manslaughter for gunning down and killing a black neighbor after she walked into his apartment by mistake, a year after she was involved in another shooting Wife, 31, is charged with murder after 'shooting dead her estranged husband in a Walmart parking lot while their three children watched on just days after he sued her for custody' Seven people are injured as 'Afghan' knifeman goes on rampage through central Paris before local petanque players throw boules in a bid to disarm him Tropical Storm Florence upgrades to hurricane and is expected to hit the East Coast on Thursday - as two other storms swirl behind Les Moonves STEPS DOWN as CBS chief after being accused of sexual misconduct by SIX more women in New Yorker expose - and the network will now donate $20million to the #MeToo movement How Les Moonves fell: The stories of all 12 women who made ... (more)

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Transgender parents plan to undergo surgery to swap genders - NEWS.com.au

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 04:13

NEWS.com.au

Transgender parents plan to undergo surgery to swap genders
NEWS.com.au
Transgender parents plan to undergo surgery to swap genders. A COUPLE who are refusing to raise their five-year-old son as a “boy” have made the decision to undergo operations to swap their genders. Gemma Mullin. The SunSeptember 10, 20182:13pm.

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Odisha's first transgender civil servant plans marriage after 377 order - Deccan Chronicle

Google Transgender - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 03:10

Deccan Chronicle

Odisha's first transgender civil servant plans marriage after 377 order
Deccan Chronicle
Kendrapara: Bolstered by the Supreme Court ruling that consensual gay sex is not a crime, Odisha's first gazetted government officer from the transgender community plans to marry her live-in partner. The Supreme Court judgement on September 6 struck ...
With Section 377 No More, Odisha's First Transgender Civil Servant Now Plans MarriageNews18
Transgender Odisha official plans marriageThe Hindu
After section 377 verdict, India's first transgender bureaucrat wants to get marriedHindustan Times
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