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East County gym sued over transgender locker access ... - fox5sandiego.com

Google Transgender - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:18

fox5sandiego.com

East County gym sued over transgender locker access ...
fox5sandiego.com
The ACLU announced a lawsuit on behalf of Christynne Wood, a transgender woman who they say was not allowed to use women's locker rooms at a gym in El Cajon.
State sues El Cajon gym over transgender woman's locker room ...The San Diego Union-Tribune
El Cajon Gym Sued Over Alleged Discrimination Against ...Times of San Diego

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Transgender anti-discrimination bill sent to governor - Hastings Tribune

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:18

Transgender anti-discrimination bill sent to governor
Hastings Tribune
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The state Senate on Wednesday sent a bill protecting transgender people from discrimination to Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, who said he will sign it. The bill, which passed the House in March, would ban discrimination based on ...

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HISTORIC: New Hampshire Approves Transgender Non-Discrimination Bill - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:16

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

HISTORIC: New Hampshire Approves Transgender Non-Discrimination Bill
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Today the New Hampshire Senate passed HB 1319, legislation that would update the state's laws prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing and public spaces to explicitly include the state's transgender residents. HB 1319 was approved by a ...
NH to Decide on Transgender Rights BillNECN
Transgender Anti-Discrimination Bill Sent to GovernorU.S. News & World Report
NH Transgender Bill Sent to SununuValley News

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HISTORIC: New Hampshire Approves Transgender Non-Discrimination Bill - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:16

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

HISTORIC: New Hampshire Approves Transgender Non-Discrimination Bill
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Today the New Hampshire Senate passed HB 1319, legislation that would update the state's laws prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing and public spaces to explicitly include the state's transgender residents. HB 1319 was approved by a ...

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NH to Decide on Transgender Rights Bill - NECN

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:56

NECN

NH to Decide on Transgender Rights Bill
NECN
A historic vote to protect transgender rights in New Hampshire could happen Wednesday night. House Bill 1319 would protect transgender people from discrimination at work, housing and public places. "We need freedom to be ourselves," said Gerri Cannon ...
Transgender non-discrimination the law: 'Today inclusion and love won.'Manchester Ink Link (press release) (blog)
NH Senate approves transgender rights billWashington Blade

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NH Senate to vote on transgender anti-discrimination bill

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:07

The New Hampshire Senate is voting on whether to expand the state's anti-discrimination law to include transgender people. The bill, which passed the House in March, would ban discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations based on gender identity in addition to the protections that already exist based on race, sex, religion and sexual orientation.

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Hormone Therapy for Transgender Patients Potentially Safer Than Previously Thought - MD Magazine

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:02

MD Magazine

Hormone Therapy for Transgender Patients Potentially Safer Than Previously Thought
MD Magazine
Jenna Payesko. @Jenna_Pay. Joshua Safer, MD, Executive Director, Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery at Mount Joshua Safer, MD. A new study conducted by researchers at Mount Sinai Health System found that in a retrospective chart review of ...

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Unlikely challenger to Massachusetts GOP governor emerges

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:46

The staunchly pro-Donald Trump, Christian right firebrand with a long history of anti-LGBT writings and speeches has unexpectedly emerged as a Republican primary challenger to popular Gov. Charlie Baker. Lively did so by getting the votes of nearly 28 percent of delegates to the GOP state convention, surprising many in his party who doubted the founder of Abiding Truth Ministries could attain even the minimum 15 percent threshold needed to qualify for the Sept.

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Laverne Cox praises Planned Parenthood for serving transgender community - CBS News

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 18:31

CBS News

Laverne Cox praises Planned Parenthood for serving transgender community
CBS News
NEW YORK — Transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox used her platform to praise Planned Parenthood for providing health care to transgender people around the country at its annual gala. The actress was honored by Planned Parenthood of New York ...

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Ban on Transgender Service Members Ignores Research, APA Says - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:06

GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Ban on Transgender Service Members Ignores Research, APA Says
GoodTherapy.org (blog)
In the summer of 2017, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that transgender soldiers would no longer be able to serve in the military. His announcement raised questions about what would happen to transgender service members currently on duty ...
Newly Revealed Documents Cast Further Doubt On Trump's ...NewNowNext
New documents suggest Trump administration rigged military panel ...ThinkProgress

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This Transgender Teen Is Compared 'Every Day' to Victoria Beckham - StyleCaster

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 16:05

StyleCaster

This Transgender Teen Is Compared 'Every Day' to Victoria Beckham
StyleCaster
The teen, who is an up-and-coming beauty vlogger and was inspired to transition by transgender YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous, also hears comparisons to Dua Lipa and Kendall Jenner. However, due to her posh attitude, Beckham is the celebrity she hears the most ...

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SC Republican for Congress: transgender people mentally ill | The ... - The State

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:59

The State

SC Republican for Congress: transgender people mentally ill | The ...
The State
Lee Bright, a former SC state senator, told a GOP crowd that transgender people are mentally ill. Bright sponsored South Carolina's 'bathroom bill' in the state Senate, and is now running for Congress in Trey Gowdy's Upstate seat.
S.C. candidate: Transgender people have 'issue with mental illness'USA TODAY
GOP House candidate: Transgender people have 'an issue with ...The Hill (blog)

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A transgender man explains why he's suing President Donald Trump to join the Air Force. - Slate Magazine

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:58

Slate Magazine

A transgender man explains why he's suing President Donald Trump to join the Air Force.
Slate Magazine
This post is part of Outward, Slate's home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture. Read more here. On March 23, President Donald Trump released his plan to ban open transgender service in the armed forces, following through on his tweeted ...

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Letter: Trump administration taking another step to promote exclusion of transgender individuals - The Mercury News

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:51

The Mercury News

Letter: Trump administration taking another step to promote exclusion of transgender individuals
The Mercury News
After reading the April 29 article, “Trump rewriting rule that protects transgender health care,” I was appalled to learn that the Trump administration is taking yet another step to promote the exclusion of transgender individuals. All Americans ...

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Transgender girl elected prom queen at Homestead High School - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:10

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Transgender girl elected prom queen at Homestead High School
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A transgender girl was crowned prom queen at Homestead High School last month. Nikko Nelson, a junior student at the school who was born as a boy and now identifies as a girl, was crowned prom queen by her peers at the school's April 21 prom. Nikko ...

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New documents suggest Trump administration rigged military panel on transgender ban

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:04

Robert Wilkie testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to be defense undersecretary for personnel and readiness. CREDIT: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The process that led to the implementation of President Trump's transgender military ban in March is becoming clearer, thanks to a trove of new documents that shed some light on the otherwise murky closed-door dealings.

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Opinion: Transgender people deserve bathroom comfort, safety - LSU Now

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:09

LSU Now

Opinion: Transgender people deserve bathroom comfort, safety
LSU Now
All bathrooms should be unisex to eliminate the stigma of transgender people in bathrooms. Bathrooms are for everyone; everyone has bowels and has to use the bathroom. The bathroom is not just for one type of person either; it is for men, women, trans ...

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NH Senate to vote on transgender anti-discrimination bill - WCAX

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:12

WCAX

NH Senate to vote on transgender anti-discrimination bill
WCAX
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The New Hampshire Senate is voting on whether to expand the state's anti-discrimination law to include transgender people. The bill, which passed the House in March, would ban discrimination in housing, employment and public ...

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Peppermint, in her Broadway debut as the first transgender woman to...

Topix TG News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:23

Drag queen Peppermint, top, plays the oracle Pythio , described in "Head Over Heels" "neither he nor she, but ... they." Drag queen Peppermint, top, plays the oracle Pythio , described in "Head Over Heels" "neither he nor she, but ... they."

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Transgender Woman Rhona de Jong, aged 54, dreams of becoming a model - Daily Mail

Google Transgender - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:49

Daily Mail

Transgender Woman Rhona de Jong, aged 54, dreams of becoming a model
Daily Mail
A transgender woman is preparing to jet more than 5,000 miles across the world for vocal cord surgery in a bid to sound more feminine. Rhona de Jong, 54, from London, has aspirations of becoming a model but fears her voice currently 'doesn't match' her ...

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