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Carney team scraps proposed anti-bias policy for Delaware transgender students - WHYY

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:16

WHYY

Carney team scraps proposed anti-bias policy for Delaware transgender students
WHYY
Andrea Rashbaum, the mother of a transgender child and member of a panel Delaware Gov. John Carney's administration formed last year to develop an anti-bias policy for schools, had predicted “they are going to just let it float away in the wind ...
Rule to protect Delaware's transgender students will not move forwardThe News Journal

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Lawyers call on Bermuda Premier to drop fight against same-sex marriage

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:08

An international group of lawyers has called on Bermuda's Premier David Burt to support a Supreme Court decision to reverse a ban on same-sex marriage in this British Overseas Territory. The International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute has written to Burt, calling on him to show leadership to Caribbean countries that discriminate against their gay citizens, the Royal Gazette newspaper reported on Wednesday.

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Transgender woman complained about at Planet Fitness: 'I'm not going to be made into a monster' - WFTV Orlando

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:50

WFTV Orlando

Transgender woman complained about at Planet Fitness: 'I'm not going to be made into a monster'
WFTV Orlando
LEESBURG, Fla. - A transgender woman at the center of a Planet Fitness policy debate says she has been traumatized by the experience. The gym revoked a woman's membership when she complained about the transgender woman in the women's locker ...

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Rule to protect Delaware's transgender students won't move forward - The News Journal

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:30

The News Journal

Rule to protect Delaware's transgender students won't move forward
The News Journal
The Delaware Department of Education announced Thursday that it will not move forward with a controversial regulation that sought to protect transgender ...
Carney team scraps proposed anti-bias policy for Delaware ... - WHYYWHYY

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Transgender Model Removed From Travis Scott's "Astroworld" Album Art

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:26

A transgender model was removed from the album art for Travis Scott's upcoming Astroworld LP. Amanda Lepore, the model in question, took notice of the photo's alteration in an Instagram post on Wednesday .

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Cabinet passes reworked Transgender Bill - Economic Times

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 14:56

Economic Times

Cabinet passes reworked Transgender Bill
Economic Times
The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared 27 amendments to the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill and accepted nine of the 11 major suggestions of a parliamentary standing committee, which had examined the Bill. The definition, which had received ...

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'Big Brother's' JC Mounduix Just Asked A Houseguest If They Are Transgender - Newsweek

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 14:46

Newsweek

'Big Brother's' JC Mounduix Just Asked A Houseguest If They Are Transgender
Newsweek
Mounduix asked if she were a “real girl,” implying she may be transgender. In the live feed video, re-posted on Reddit, a hostile conversation between the two is seen. “There was a comment that you are trans,” Mounduix said. Swindler asked, "Who said that?

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Meet the kids who would be affected by transgender policy in schools

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:44

Daniel Kruger, Cameron Johnson, Kristina Hernandez and Shay Bravo shared their stories of being transgender youths in the Clark County School District. a What: The CCSD board of trustees will discuss and possibly vote on the gender diversity and inclusion policy that has been in motion for almost a year.

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How Transgender People Choose Their Names - TeenVogue.com

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:12

TeenVogue.com

How Transgender People Choose Their Names
TeenVogue.com
Many transgender people choose new names to go by before, during, or after their transition to their true gender, whether it's because their dead name (given to a person at birth) is too masculine or feminine, too binary, or just doesn't fit them anymore.

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Three transgender stabbed, injured in Peshawar - The Nation

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 08:41

The Nation

Three transgender stabbed, injured in Peshawar
The Nation
Peshawar: The spree of violence against transgender community continues unabated as some unidentified assailants attacked three members of the community in Peshawar. According to the general secretary of the transgender association, the members of ...

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Transgender toilet row - Advocates call for a safe environment for everyone

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 07:58

Fears trans people could pose a "risk" to women and girls using the same public toilets have been dismissed, with some saying trans women experience the worst discrimination of all. Ann Sinnott, who used to represent Petersfield at Cambridge City Council, stood down from Cambridge City Council on Monday over a council policy which allowed council-run single-sex facilities, including toilets and changing rooms, to be used by transgender people.

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Travis Scott edited out transgender model Amanda Lepore from his album art

Topix TG News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 03:26

Travis Scott edited out transgender model Amanda Lepore from the final version of his #Astroworld album cover. pic.twitter.com/ug6ySU67YV -she called him out via Instagram -The album cover has a bunch of naked women on it in various positions SOURCE Obviously trans representation and erasure is a huge issue here.

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Kaiser's new medical policy inclusive to transgender women - KOMO News

Google Transgender - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 02:42

KOMO News

Kaiser's new medical policy inclusive to transgender women
KOMO News
Transgender woman will now have the cost of breast augmentation and chest reconstruction surgeries covered by Kaiser Foundation Health Plans of Washington who have long been denying them. Earlier this year, insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler ...

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Transgender dad 'upskirted' and asked 'what you got under there?' during Pride celebrations

Topix TG News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 22:46

A transgender father said he was 'upskirted' and asked 'what have you got under there?' during Pride celebrations in Hull. Felix Fenlon, who was born a woman, has slammed drinkers at The George Hotel for lifting up his kilt on a day meant to be about acceptance and tolerance.

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Providence school provides policy on transgender students after ACLU lawsuit is filed - Turn to 10

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 22:12

Turn to 10

Providence school provides policy on transgender students after ACLU lawsuit is filed
Turn to 10
"We have a policy regarding transgender students, which we are sending to the ACLU after learning of this issue today," said Winangun in a statement. Winangun says that the school learned of the request through the ACLU's release about the lawsuit.
Providence charter school responds to ACLU lawsuit over transgender student policyThe Providence Journal
School responds to transgender student policy lawsuitEducation Week
RI ACLU Sues Achievement First Mayoral Academy for Not Providing Records on Transgender PolicyGoLocalProv

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LoveLoud Festival 'Saddened' by Report From Transgender Concertgoer About Bathroom Confrontation - Billboard

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:37

Billboard

LoveLoud Festival 'Saddened' by Report From Transgender Concertgoer About Bathroom Confrontation
Billboard
But a number of the concert's transgender attendees said they experienced harassment at the concert due to the bathrooms they chose to use. According to a report in LGBTQNation.com, at least one trans concertgoer was confronted about using bathrooms ...

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School Responds to Transgender Student Policy Lawsuit - U.S. News & World Report

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 20:52

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School Responds to Transgender Student Policy Lawsuit
U.S. News & World Report
School Responds to Transgender Student Policy Lawsuit. A charter school in Rhode Island is responding to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island alleging a violation of the state's open records law. Aug. 1, 2018, at 4:52 p.m..
Providence charter school responds to ACLU lawsuit over transgender student policyThe Providence Journal
RI ACLU Sues Achievement First Mayoral Academy for Not Providing Records on Transgender PolicyGoLocalProv

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With no transgender emoji, #ClawsOutForTrans hijacks the new lobster icon - Reuters

Google Transgender - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 19:02

With no transgender emoji, #ClawsOutForTrans hijacks the new lobster icon
Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The lobster has become an unlikely ally in the transgender community's push to be represented by a pictoral icon, as calls mount for greater online and media visibility. British activist Charlie Craggs created the ...

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