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Puerto Rico allowing transgender people to fix birth certificates

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:40

Members of the transgender community and their supporters rally for transgender equality in Washington in June 2017 AFP/Drew Angerer MIAMI: Transgender people in Puerto Rico can now modify their birth certificates to match their gender identity, after activists won a lawsuit against the US territory's governor. The change, which went into effect Monday , will comply with a ruling from the US District Court for Puerto Rico, which in April struck down the island's policy preventing transgender people living there from correcting gender on birth certificates.

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TfL and mayor launch competition to improve gender diversity

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:54

Transport for London and the Mayor of London have launched a joint competition to improve gender diversity in advertising. The Women We See Competition is open to media and advertising companies and is challenging them to produce a 10-second video clip and digital display for bus shelters which represents women in "all their diversity".

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India Police Searching For Transgender For Rape of 6-year-old in Delhi's Kamal Market Area

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 03:19

New Delhi, July 16: A six-year-old girl has been raped in Kamala Market area of the national capital, said reports. The child went missing since she was playing outside on Saturday evening.

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Scarlett Johansson Film Exit Spotlights Lack of Transgender Actors on Screen

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 22:41

Scarlett Johansson's decision to pull out of a film role playing an American gangster who was born a woman but identified as male could kickstart a drive to get more transgender actors on screen, film insiders and LGBT campaigners said on Monday. Hollywood star Johansson had agreed to play Dante "Tex" Gill in the film Rub & Tug , but last week said she had decided to leave the role after realizing the casting was "insensitive."

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Deleted column doesn't signal end of free speech

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 17:57

As it happens, it's writer Daniella Greenbaum, a former columnist for the website Business Insider. Greenbaum decided to resign from that post because her column, "Scarlett Johansson is being unfairly criticized for doing her job after being cast as a transgender man," was taken down from the site for not meeting editorial standards, and because it was suggested that, in the future, "culturally sensitive" columns should be reviewed by a second editor.

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The Transgender Mind-Body Split Destroys the Law

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:06

Joanne Woodward, actress and wife of actor Paul Newman, played the role of a timid but troubled housewife named Eve White in a celebrated film entitled The Three Faces of Eve . The person of Eve White was divided into three separate personalities, all three of whom reveal themselves to a psychiatrist named Dr. Luther.

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Jessica L. MacFadzen: For New Hampshire's transgender community, a chance to live free NEW

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:23

As a lifelong resident of New Hampshire who has spent my adult life serving my country and the citizens of the state, as both a member of the military and a state employee, I had always dreamt of having the same basic rights as all other Granite Staters. The simple things that men and women take for granted every day in this state, such as going grocery shopping or finding an apartment to live in, were not so simple for me.

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Scots worker puts transgender on the agenda for Amazon

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:02

"The death of my mum in 2016 made me realise that life is short and I should either make the decision now, or potentially look back on my life in 40 years and realise I had missed a huge part of being me." The software guru knew from the age of 10, growing up in Arbroath that he ought to be female, he says.

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University of Minnesota further beclowns itself with proposed transgender sensitivity rules

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 23:18

Just because we don't have the federal government pushing changes to Title IX rules regarding transgender policies anymore doesn't mean that the issue has gone away. Even without an iron mandate from Washington, the University of Minnesota is still hard at work on sweeping changes to their campus policies which include proposals on this subject that are already drawing some backlash.

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GOP convention could come to Democrat-friendly Charlotte

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 18:45

Charlotte, North Carolina, a Democrat-dominated city whose transgender-friendly bathroom ordinance triggered a statewide political war, is a front-runner to host the 2020 Republican Convention where President Donald Trump seeks an anointing to run for a second term. The City Council has scheduled a special meeting Monday to decide whether to accept a yet-to-be-extended offer from the GOP.

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India appoints its third transgender judge in Assam

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:04

KARACHI: The Indian state of Assam on Saturday designated Swati Bidhan Baruah as the first transgender judge of the state. Baruah, who is also the third Indian transgender to hold the judiciary position, stated, "The position did not come to him easily."

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Coming out as transgender at 38: 'Now is my time'

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 09:34

Cornelius "CK" Kelley walks his 8-year-old dog, Stanley, around his Colorado Springs neighborhood on July 11, 2018. . Cornelius "CK" Kelley walks his 8-year-old dog, Stanley, around his Colorado Springs neighborhood on July 11, 2018.

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Johansson quits transgender role after backlash

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 04:55

Scarlett Johansson will no longer star in "Rub and Tug," an upcoming film about transgender massage parlor owner Dante "Tex" Gil, after swift backlash followed the announcement of her casting. The "Avengers: Infinity War" actress released an exclusive statement to Out Magazine on Friday, announcing her decision to pull out from the controversial project.

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Loony Troons: Fantasy, Mental Illness and the Transgender Victimhood Narrative

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 00:19

Here's the real question: Why should we be required to play along with Avery's make-believe games, either as a "comedian" or as a "woman"? Nobody can force you to go to one of Avery's performances and laugh at his/"her" jokes, so why is it that "legally" we can be compelled to pretend that we don't know that this "woman" is a man with a penis? About 99% of what is called "transgender activism" is just whining from people with a fictitious sense of victimhood - a paranoid persecution complex - trying to shame the rest of us into feeling guilty for not applauding their self-created emotional theatrics.

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it Begins: Lesbians are now protesting transgenders as LGBT goes to war with itself

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 19:50

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Nicola Sturgeon leads Scotland's largest pride parade

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 15:03

Nicola Sturgeon has led off thousands of marchers at Scotland's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex pride event. The First Minister is the first serving prime minister or first minister in the UK to march at a pride event.

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11:16 Belarus refuses asylum for Uzbek transgender woman

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 10:20

Belarusian authorities have refused asylum to a transgender woman from Uzbekistan and who says she will face torture and abuse if she goes back, reports RFE/RL . The woman, who asked to be referred to as Karina, said she was informed on July 13 about the authorities' decision not to provide her with asylum citing the lack of proof showing that she may face torture and violence back in Uzbekistan.

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First time in Assam: Transgender activist made conciliator in Lok Adalat

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 05:45

In a first for Assam, a well-known transgender activist from the state was appointed as a conciliator - a position equivalent to a member judge - in a Lok Adalat. She will hear her first case on Saturday.

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Coming out as transgender meant McIvers teen could be free to be who he is

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 01:06

Blair Curtis, left, and his mom, Gerri-Lynn, are starting a support group for parents of transgender and gender diverse kids. The group will meet at Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook on Tuesday, with parents meeting in one room and children in another.

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Scarlett Johansson drops out of transgender 'Rub & Tug' role after casting backlash

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 20:28

Johansson drops out of transgender "Rub & Tug" role saying, "I understand why many feel Dante 'Tex' Gill should be portrayed by a transgender person." Scarlett Johansson drops out of transgender 'Rub & Tug' role after casting backlash Johansson drops out of transgender "Rub & Tug" role saying, "I understand why many feel Dante 'Tex' Gill should be portrayed by a transgender person."

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