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'It didn't make me any less of a man': Transgender man gets menstrual cycle; social media erupts. - TheBlaze.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 22:12

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'It didn't make me any less of a man': Transgender man gets menstrual cycle; social media erupts.
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Jamie Raines, a 22-year-old transgender man from the United Kingdom, revealed during a video June 14 the experience of having a menstrual cycle for the first time in nearly four years and detailed the experience to nearly 100K followers. Shortly after ...
What It's Like To Get Your Period As A Transgender ManRefinery29

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Mother, transgender son write book about coping

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 21:18

Donald Collins' arms are covered with tattoos. Some have metaphorical meanings. The dandelion symbolizes resilience.

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For transgender Canadians, Bill C-16 is symbolic—yet meaningful - Macleans.ca

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 20:51

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For transgender Canadians, Bill C-16 is symbolic—yet meaningful
Macleans.ca
And last Thursday, Bill C-16 passed the Senate on third reading, installing new federal protections for transgender people across Canada. I'm a transgender woman and I'm very happy about this. I extend my blessings and thanks to those who worked to ...
Canada takes major step in criminalizing discrimination of transgender peopleBusiness Insider

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Mother, Transgender Son Write Book About Coping - U.S. News & World Report

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 20:30

Mother, Transgender Son Write Book About Coping
U.S. News & World Report
In his senior year at Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Donald came out as transgender. Since then, as he progressed through his transition from female to male — which affected his body, his lifestyle, his name, his interactions with others — he and ...

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He used to be transgender. Now his birth certificate tells the truth again - Lifesite

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:49

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He used to be transgender. Now his birth certificate tells the truth again
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SACRAMENTO, California, June 19, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — After 28 years as a legally-recognized woman, Walt Heyer won his long battle to have his birth certificate restored to its original gender. Heyer's first attempt to restore his legal gender as a ...

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Here's What It's Really Like To Raise A Transgender Boy In 2017 - Romper

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:59

Romper

Here's What It's Really Like To Raise A Transgender Boy In 2017
Romper
I was a tomboy,” Bennett Wallace says while looking at photos from his youth. In most of the images, he has short hair and wears boys' clothes. The photos were ...
Real Boy Shows How One Transgender Teen's Growth Set the ...Jezebel

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Service chiefs are raising issues with transgender recruitment, general says - Washington Examiner

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:49

Washington Examiner

Service chiefs are raising issues with transgender recruitment, general says
Washington Examiner
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is reviewing concerns from some military service chiefs over the recruitment of transgender troops, the Joint Chiefs chairman said Monday. Gen. Joe Dunford said the military has no plans to reverse a new policy allowing ...

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Public library forced to cover transgender surgery in insurance plans - Lifesite

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:52

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Public library forced to cover transgender surgery in insurance plans
Lifesite
Anthem added the expensive transgender surgery and opposite-sex hormonal "therapy" to its base plan, assumably raising costs significantly. To appease Dovel, the library hastened its insurance re-enrollment date by eight months to include the new base ...

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Kings of the night: New era of gender dynamics offers drag kings a brighter spotlight

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:51

Spencer Munny paces the beaten wooden floors of the Buddies in Bad Times community theatre as rehearsals for the night's most stunning drag king performance get underway. It's a grim tale of a tortured music conductor who loses his young female muse before embarking on an intense search to recapture his creativity.

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Ex-boyfriend of transgender woman pleads guilty for her murder

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:51

Angel Arias, 25, pleaded guilty on June 13 to the murder of Elisha Walker, a 20-year-old transgender woman with whom he had formerly had a romantic relationship. Aria is a member of the Latin Kings, a gang which sources say might have posed a threat to his life if other members had discovered his relationship with Walker.

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Church of England Official Suggests Transgender Christians Can Be 'Re-Christened' After Undergoing Sex Change - Breitbart News

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:47

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Church of England Official Suggests Transgender Christians Can Be 'Re-Christened' After Undergoing Sex Change
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An official of the Church of England suggested that it may allow transgender Christians to be “re-christened” under their new names following a sex change. The proposal is contained in a discussion paper that outlines those who have undergone a sex ...

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Real Boy Shows How One Transgender Teen's Growth Set the People Around Him On Their Own Journeys - Jezebel

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:30

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Real Boy Shows How One Transgender Teen's Growth Set the People Around Him On Their Own Journeys
Jezebel
In the four years producer and director Shaleece Haas followed transgender teen Bennett as he grew into his identity and early adulthood, she managed to capture all the vagaries of family dynamics when they're met with a sudden gap in generational ...
Here's What It's Really Like To Raise A Transgender Boy In 2017Romper

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Why Transgender People Suffer from 'ID Anxiety' - TIME

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:23

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Why Transgender People Suffer from 'ID Anxiety'
TIME
That's why, along with the rest of the transgender community, I am ecstatic about a recently-proposed bill in California that would create a gender-neutral designation on state ID documents and allow individuals to change their gender marker without ...

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India government puts out viral Facebook video in support of transgender women

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:24

An Indian government agency has made a public statement to protect its transgender hires, even producing a Facebook video to educate the public about discrimination. It's being heralded as a first in the country, where transgender women still face abuse and hostility from society.

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Watch: Kochi Metro's transgender employees have a message for us - Hindustan Times

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:26

Hindustan Times

Watch: Kochi Metro's transgender employees have a message for us
Hindustan Times
Recently, the official Facebook page of Kerala Information posted a video showcasing the confident and capable transgender workers. The 31-second long video sends across a powerful message of dignity and equality. “Can you do me a favor? When you ...
Kochi Metro's Transgender Employees Make Passionate Appeal In Viral VideoNDTV
Kochi Metro's Transgender Employees Tell You Just How to Treat Them in This Lovely New VideoThe Ladies Finger
Video: Kochi Metro's transgender employees share an important messageDeccan Chronicle
The News Minute -India.com
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This video of Kochi Metro's transgender employees asking the...

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 08:12

The government of Kerala set an inspiring example by hiring 23 transgender employees in the upcoming Kochi metro. The step was taken to support the marginalised and neglected community.

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Clarity or Confusion? - Inside Higher Ed

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 07:11

Washington Post

Clarity or Confusion?
Inside Higher Ed
The Obama administration's guidance said that anti-transgender bias was covered by laws against gender bias, and thus opened the way for investigations into such discrimination. Prior to that guidance, some cases involving transgender students were ...
Education Dept. closes transgender student cases as it pushes to scale back civil rights investigationsWashington Post
After Rolling Back Transgender Student Protections, Here's What Trump Is Doing NextHuffPost
Memo lays out Trump administration's approach to transgender students' civil rights casesChicago Tribune
LGBTQ Nation -Christian Post -ProPublica -U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
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Erie doctors now prescribe hormones to transgender patients - GoErie.com

Google Transgender - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 06:22

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Erie doctors now prescribe hormones to transgender patients
GoErie.com
“I had to see a doctor in Mentor, Ohio, for my hormones,” said Caitlyn Strohmeyer, a 51-year-old transgender woman from Erie who has been taking hormone therapy for more than seven years. “I know others who bought them online. They don't know what ...

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Ten transgender truths for legislators and concerned citizens

Topix TG News - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 04:10

Whether you're a lawmaker considering a "bathroom bill" or some other "transgender"-oriented legislation, or a citizen pondering a vote influencing the matter, you need the facts. The following are 10 "transgender" truths: There is no sound science behind the transgender agenda.

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Teenage Pacific Transgender featured in The Talano Series

Topix TG News - Sun, 06/18/2017 - 23:49

'Inky Pinky Ponky' by 'Amanaki Prescott-Faletau and Leki Jackson-Bourke is being published in an anthology by Little Island Press Ltd, supported by Auckland Council. Little Island Press will be running an interactive Talanoa programme at the MA ngere Town Centre Library on Thursday 22nd of June from 6pm to 7pm.

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