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Starbucks Health Plan Covers More Procedures for Transgender Employees - Daily Coffee News

Google Transgender - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 17:37

Daily Coffee News

Starbucks Health Plan Covers More Procedures for Transgender Employees
Daily Coffee News
“The approach was driven not just by the company's desire to provide truly inclusive coverage, and by powerful conversations with transgender partners about how those benefits would allow them to truly be who they are,” said Starbucks Vice President of ...
Starbucks will start covering surgeries for transgender employees ...Metro
Starbucks to offer more benefits for transgender employeesLadders
Starbucks to cover surgeries for transgender employees in ...Evening Standard
Quartz -Starbucks Newsroom
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Bill would allow gender "X" designation on driver's licenses

Topix TG News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 16:55

Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing legislation that would let those seeking state driver's licenses designate their gender as "X'' instead of "male" or "female." The proposed change would also apply to learner's permits and state identification cards.

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Starbucks is now covering medical procedures for trans employees — and the internet is celebrating - INSIDER

Google Transgender - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 16:20

INSIDER

Starbucks is now covering medical procedures for trans employees — and the internet is celebrating
INSIDER
Although Starbucks has a record of being an ally to the LGBTQ community, they're now taking a major step in helping their transgender employees. This week, Starbucks announced that they've expanded their coverage for trans workers, now covering ...
Starbucks Expands Health Benefits for Transgender EmployeesSFGate
Starbucks will cover additional procedures for its transgender employees, including breast reductions and ...Daily Mail

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Proposed Ohio law would force teachers to 'out' transgender youth - NewsChannel5.com

Google Transgender - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 16:11

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Proposed Ohio law would force teachers to 'out' transgender youth
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Even more than youth who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual, transgender teens face some of the country's most extreme rates of anxiety, rejection and public fear based on their identities. Staying in the closet can be stressful ...

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Judge disagrees with parents, doctors. Says transgender teen needs to 'Age. Develop. Mature' - Cincinnati.com

Google Transgender - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 16:10

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Judge disagrees with parents, doctors. Says transgender teen needs to 'Age. Develop. Mature'
Cincinnati.com
When a 15-year-old transgender teen wanted a legal name change, a Warren County judge said "no," despite the teen's parents and doctors supporting the decision. Warren County Probate Judge Joseph Kirby said teens lack the "maturity, knowledge and ...

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Sturgeon in sudden U-turn over minister's transgender remarks - The Times

Google Transgender - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 16:03

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Sturgeon in sudden U-turn over minister's transgender remarks
The Times
However, the appointment will not go ahead after The Times reported this morning that Ms Martin, 49, had made a series of comments about transgender people in a 2007 blog, written while she was working as a college lecturer. They included referring to ...
Nicola Sturgeon drops new minister following 'offensive' comments about transgender peoplePinkNews
Gillian Martin ditched as Scottish government minister after mocking 'hairy-knuckled' transgender womenMirror.co.uk
New Education Minister Gillian Martin blasted for branding ...The Scottish Sun
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Transgender in the Military: An Uncertain Future

Topix TG News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 14:38

After years of staying silent, a transgender member of the military is opening up and sharing his story with 10 On Your Side. He goes by T, and he sat down with Laura Caso to discuss the Trump Administration's plan to ban most transgender military service members.

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Transgender in the Military: An Uncertain Future - WAVY-TV

Google Transgender - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 13:53

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Transgender in the Military: An Uncertain Future
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VIRGINIA BEACH (WAVY) --- After years of staying silent, a transgender member of the military is opening up and sharing his story with 10 On Your Side. He goes by Taryn McLean, and he sat down with Laura Caso to discuss the Trump Administration's plan ...

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'Everybody has a right to live': Aunt of a transgender woman gunned ... - News 5 Cleveland

Google Transgender - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:02

News 5 Cleveland

'Everybody has a right to live': Aunt of a transgender woman gunned ...
News 5 Cleveland
CLEVELAND - Keisha Wells was cherished by both her family and friends. "Keisha is a very sweet, kind lovely person," said transgender wellness specialist who ...
HRC Mourns Keisha Wells, Transgender Woman Killed in ClevelandHuman Rights Campaign (blog)
Transgender woman fatally shot becomes 14th trans victim killed ...PinkNews

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Link About It: Starbucks' Transgender Health Policy is Next Level

Topix TG News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 09:53

Starbucks has just announced its updated trans health policy-and it's directly in cohesion with the World Professional Association for Transgender Health's recommendations. While the coffee company has offered gender-reassignment surgeries since 2012, they are now covering everything from hair-grafting to voice therapy and beyond.

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Starbucks will start covering surgeries for transgender employees - Metro

Google Transgender - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 08:11

Metro

Starbucks will start covering surgeries for transgender employees
Metro
At last some good diversity news from Starbucks. The coffee chain is thought to be the first corporation in the world to start covering gender reassignment surgeries for its transgender employees. In a press release, Starbucks announced that it has ...
Starbucks Announces It Will Cover Surgeries For Transgender EmployeesPopBuzz

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Janet Mock aims to shed 'trauma' associated with being transgender ... - ABC News

Google Transgender - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 07:23

ABC News

Janet Mock aims to shed 'trauma' associated with being transgender ...
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Janet Mock, a writer on the hit series “Pose,” said she hopes to tell uplifting stories that will help shed the "trauma" that is often associated with being transgender ...

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NJ surgeons create penis for transgender man

Topix TG News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 05:14

The first such operation in the state used arm tissue to build a penis for a transgender man, who feels he is finally complete. First operation in New Jersey creates penis for transgender man The first such operation in the state used arm tissue to build a penis for a transgender man, who feels he is finally complete.

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Cynthia Nixon is "so proud" her son has come out as transgender

Topix TG News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 02:58

The American actress, who identifies as bisexual, praised her son in a heartfelt post on 22 June, which happened to be the 14th annual Trans Day of Action. "I'm so proud of my son Samuel Joseph Mozes who graduated college this month," she said.

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