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Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Transgender Activist Viccky Gutierrez

11 hours 34 min ago

Gutierrez died last week in a fire Los Angeles police described as "suspicious." According to the Los Angeles Blade , detectives have changed the status of their investigation to murder.

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Questions for 6th graders on drug use, gender identity outrage parents

16 hours 29 min ago

Some parents of 6th graders at Bourbon Middle School in the Crawford R-1 School District are upset over a survey that students took Thursday. Parent Shane Burns told News 4, "It's inappropriate subject matter for sixth graders to be answering questions on themselves."

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Ghana's first transgender female revealed, TV presenter slammed

21 hours 7 min ago

The first public transgender female in Ghana has been revealed as Madina Broni during an interview but the television presenter who interviewed her has been slammed by homosexuality supporters for "unprofessional" behaviour. The hostess received massive bashing on social media by the LGBT community claiming she was unprofessional during the interview in the conservative country.

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Transgender children's book outrages conservative group

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 04:13

Published: January 15, 2018 in A&E / Life&Style , News Updated: January 15, 2018 at 9:13 pm ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor A conservative advocacy group is rallying its supporters against Scholastic for publishing a popular children's book about transgender kids. One Million Moms, a self-dubbed "pro-family" group of the American Family Association, called on its website last week for Scholastic to discontinue publishing George, a chapter book intended for kids in grades 3 to 7 and writtena Give a one-time gift or sign up for ongoing voluntary online subscription to support qnotes ' nearly three-decade long community service and keep our publication's dynamic, hard-hitting and insightful news and entertainment coverage alive.

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Trump's America sent a transgender asylum seeker back to a deadly nightmare

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 23:42

Cristel woke up on the freezing floor of a tiny room in a detention center in San Diego. She was alone, dirty, hungry and exhausted.

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Dozens of transgender volunteers seek to join military since Jan. 1

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 19:04

Dozens of transgender individuals have expressed interest in joining the military since the Pentagon opened recruiting to them on Jan. 1, according to a group that has advocated their cause. They are the first wave of transgender volunteers to the armed services after federal courts compelled the Pentagon to begin accepting them under an Obama-era policy that President Trump administration had sought to overturn.

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Trump is selfish, self-centred: American transgender chef

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:13

New Delhi, Jan 15 : "Selfish and self-centred" US President Donald Trump will only continue to damage many groups until he is out of office, says Texas-based transgender chef Chris Trapani. Born in 1977, Trapani was around 20 when he got a chance to work with a catering company.

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Transgender sex worker on trial over HIV

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:38

A transgender sex worker has gone on trial in Perth accused of causing grievous bodily harm by having unprotected sex with a man and passing on HIV. A transgender sex worker is not criminally negligent for passing on HIV to a man because she never knew she had the disease, her lawyer has told a Perth court.

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What it's like to deal with racism in Canada's health-care system

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 05:11

We must acknowledge the impact of white-supremacist logic here, argues LaRon E. Nelson, even though it's a difficult conversation to have LaRon E. Nelson says that while Canada has seen some encouraging developments in race relations, there's still a need to look at who we are as a society. LaRon E. Nelson is a Toronto-based public-health nurse practitioner and researcher working in Canada, the United States and Africa.

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After election wipeout, Va. House Republicans avoid hot-button bills on abortion, LGBT rights

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:46

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Transgender student receives settlement from Kenosha schools

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:25

The Kenosha School District has reached a settlement in a lawsuit with a former trans-gendered student over how he was treated by staff at one of the city's high schools. Ash Whitaker will receive $800,000 as part of the settlement, according to the Kenosha News.

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Transgender U.S. military recruits enlist amid uncertainty

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:07

Transgender Americans are openly enlisting in the U.S. military for the first time, saying they feel confident that court rulings blocking Republican President Donald Trump's ban on their service will stand. Nicholas Bade, a 37-year-old transgender man who is among the first of what advocates expect will be a small but historic surge of enlistments, has wanted to join the military since he was young.

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Jeremy Corbyn under fire after caving to transgender lobby

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:36

Jeremy Corbyn under fire for introducing new category of 'self-defining women' in Labour elections after pressure from transgender lobby Jeremy Corbyn was at the centre of a row last night after introducing a new category of 'self-defining women' in Labour elections in response to pressure from transgender rights supporters. The new rule applies to party activists aged up to 27 who want to compete for 11 elected posts on the party's Young Labour wing.

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Transgender sailor's plea against dismissal: HC seeks Centre's reply

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:13

The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre and the Indian Navy's response on why a transgender sailor's plea against dismissal from service be not admitted. A bench of justices G S Sistani and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal issued a show cause notice to the central government and the Navy, NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre and the Indian Navy 's response on why a transgender sailor's plea against dismissal from service be not admitted.

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Stop trying to tell straight people they have to date transgenders

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 02:57

Given where this conversation is currently flaring up it likely wouldn't merit a mention if we weren't seeing the same thing in so many other places. The issue at hand is whether or not it's "transphobic" or discriminatory in some fashion for a straight person to refuse to date someone of the same sex if they "identify" as the opposite gender.

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Transgender WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning to run in Maryland senate race

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 22:32

Chelsea Manning, shown in an undated file photo, will run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. The transgender former Army officer who was convicted of leaking classified documents filed her statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday.

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Transgender personality calls for society to 'get on with it' after abuse from teens

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 18:03

A well-known transgender personality has called for society to "get on with it" after being bullied in an Auckland mall on Friday. Auckland woman Mary Haddock-Staniland said she was going to do some last-minute shopping before an overseas trip when she was "hissed at" by a group of teenagers.

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'Transgender' sex robots are coming to a bedroom near you

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 13:29

The Sun has learned that the Californian start-up responsible for the female Harmony sex droid is now considering a trans version too. Powered by artificial intelligence software, the lifelike bots have their own personalities, and can even have a conversation with you.

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Husband charged with killing transgender pageant founder

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 08:59

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - A transgender rights advocate who started a pageant for transgender women in New England, and who was found stabbed and beaten to death in her home, had ties to Rochester.

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EXCLUSIVE: Orthodox Group Demands Exceptions To Transgender Rights Policy

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 04:51

Orthodox leaders are demanding changes in a proposed Jewish communitywide policy backing rights for transgender people over concerns that it won't allow enough space for religious exemptions, the Forward has learned. The Reform movement and its partners submitted the proposed policy to the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, which operates as a sort of parliament for the American Jewish establishment, debating and adopting resolutions that are supposed to set guidelines and priorities for the entire community.

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