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India's first transgender college principal: Here's why you should look up to ... - Firstpost

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:49

Firstpost

India's first transgender college principal: Here's why you should look up to ...
Firstpost
A little over four years ago, I landed at Manabi Banerjee's doorstep - armed with an idea of a person I was sure she was going to be. Between me and Banerjee, who has now become the first transgender college principal in India, stood a pile of stereotypes.
India Just Got Its First Transgender College PrincipalBuzzFeed News
Manabi Bandopadhyay: India's first transgender college principalHindustan Times
College in Bengal to have country's first transgender principalThe Indian Express
The Hindu -LGBTQ Nation -Daily News & Analysis
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CCSD board member requests report on transgender policy progress - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 04:42

Las Vegas Review-Journal

CCSD board member requests report on transgender policy progress
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Deb Bartholme, center, looks at a speaker during public comment at a Clark County School Board meeting Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Las Vegas. Bartholme, as well as Rich Moorehead, left, wear stickers that state, "support transgender inclusive policy at ...
Transgender students call for CCSD to make policy changesKVVU Las Vegas

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With only one clinic in Canada, wait for transgender surgery often months long - CTV News

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 02:00

CTV News

With only one clinic in Canada, wait for transgender surgery often months long
CTV News
The public's understanding about transgender issues has grown in recent years, thanks in part to people like former U.S. Olympian Bruce Jenner coming forward. But while awareness is growing in Canada, so are the waiting lists for surgery. There is ...

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Bruce Jenner found watching transgender TV drama Transparent 'helpful' before ... - Daily Mail

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 00:43

Daily Mail

Bruce Jenner found watching transgender TV drama Transparent 'helpful' before ...
Daily Mail
It has been revealed that Bruce Jenner watched transgender drama Transparent before coming forward to talk about his own transition to become a woman. The two-time Golden Globe winning series - which stars Jeffrey Tambor as a transgender parent - had ...
Transgender Trailblazer Renée Richards Talks Bruce Jenner, Preference for ...TheWrap
Transgender Icon Renée Richards Talks Gender Stigmas Before There Was ...People Magazine
Bruce Jenner Could Lead the Way in Accepting Transgenders in All WorkplacesTheStreet.com
Heavy.com -Empire State Tribune -Standard Speaker
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Dozens protest incarceration of transgender immigrants in Santa Ana - KABC-TV

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 23:19

KABC-TV

Dozens protest incarceration of transgender immigrants in Santa Ana
KABC-TV
Jorge Hernandez, 24, of Oakland was arrested Thursday, May 28, 2015 on obstruction and failure to disperse charges after blocking a major intersection in Santa Ana. KABC. By Greg Lee. Thursday, May 28, 2015 04:16PM. SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) --.
'There's a lack of respect': Immigrant advocates rally in Santa Ana for ...OCRegister

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Area Girl Scouts affirm transgender policy - The Courier-Journal

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 22:32

The Courier-Journal

Area Girl Scouts affirm transgender policy
The Courier-Journal
The Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana has reaffirmed its policy welcoming transgender youths, a move that came after the same national Girl Scouts policy came under conservative criticism. The Louisville-based council, which represents about 14,000 Girl ...
Why can't Hines live, let live?Marietta Daily Journal

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Transgender model Hari Nef lands major contract with IMG - Mashable

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 21:12

Mashable

Transgender model Hari Nef lands major contract with IMG
Mashable
Transgender model, actress and recent Columbia University grad, Hari Nef, was just signed by top agency IMG Models. Nef made her runway debut at this past spring New York Fashion Week, walking for VFiles, Degen, Adam Selman and Vejas. She joins ...
Another Transgender Model Signs Contract with Top AgencyBreitbart News
Transgender model Hari Nef hits the big timeLos Angeles Times
IMG signs transgender model Hari NefSun Times National
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Turkey's Transgender People Fight For Recognition, Run For National Election ... - International Business Times

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 21:09

International Business Times

Turkey's Transgender People Fight For Recognition, Run For National Election ...
International Business Times
And she is looking at the upcoming election for parliament next month as the biggest chance for Turkey's transgender people to begin overturning the stigma they face in this Muslim society, where Istanbul's cosmopolitan attitudes coexist with ...

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A First for India: A Transgender Principal - Advocate.com

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 18:40

Advocate.com

A First for India: A Transgender Principal
Advocate.com
Last time Manbi Bandopadhyay visited Krishnagar Women's College in West Bengal, she toured the school with her adopted son and a transgender friend. When she returns, she will run the college.

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Press watchdog slams Sun over column mocking blind transgender candidate - PinkNews

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:06

iMediaEthics

Press watchdog slams Sun over column mocking blind transgender candidate
PinkNews
Noting that Emily Brothers, who is blind and transgender, was standing for election as an MP, the columnist asked “being blind, how did she know she was the wrong sex”. The complainant said the comment made the discriminatory suggestion that there were ...
UK Sun's Comments about Blind Transgender Politician were Discriminatory ...iMediaEthics
The Sun censured by Ipso for Rod Liddle's discriminatory columnThe Guardian

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Poised for Perfection: Sgt. Shane Ortega Puts a Face to the Transgender ... - Advocate.com

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 07:45

Poised for Perfection: Sgt. Shane Ortega Puts a Face to the Transgender ...
Advocate.com
He's referring to people like the field grade officer who, he shares, privately sought him out after over a decade of service to tell him that they were transgender and had not felt able to come out. “It's like, what can I do?” Ortega wonders aloud. “I ...

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For these parents, 'what if your kid is transgender?' isn't hypothetical - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 01:00

Los Angeles Times

For these parents, 'what if your kid is transgender?' isn't hypothetical
Los Angeles Times
Last week, UCLA geneticist and pediatrician Eric Vilain and Northwestern University psychologist Michael Bailey took to The Times' Op-Ed page to discuss the development of transgender and gender dysphoric youths. As the headline suggests, their piece ...
These Insurers Offer Transgender Health Care CoverageThe Cheat Sheet
“Anti-Conversion” Therapy Bill Moves Forward in Nevada - Lacks Protections for ...Human Rights Campaign (blog)

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These Insurers Offer Transgender Health Care Coverage - The Cheat Sheet

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 23:10

The Cheat Sheet

These Insurers Offer Transgender Health Care Coverage
The Cheat Sheet
More employers than ever are embracing health coverage for transgender employees, as well as non-discrimination protections. This is largely a result of the proven low cost of providing transgender-inclusive care, since transgender adults represent ...
For these parents, 'what if your kid is transgender?' isn't hypotheticalLos Angeles Times
“Anti-Conversion” Therapy Bill Moves Forward in Nevada - Lacks Protections for ...Human Rights Campaign (blog)

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Iran Transgender Law: Islamic Republic Advances Bill To 'Protect Transsexuals ... - International Business Times

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 23:08

International Business Times

Iran Transgender Law: Islamic Republic Advances Bill To 'Protect Transsexuals ...
International Business Times
Iran advanced a bill in parliament this week that would strengthen legal protections for transgender people in the country -- a seemingly contradictory step for a country where homosexuality is not only criminalized but in some cases punishable by death.

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California Mother Appeals for Support for Transgender Teens After Losing Son ... - ABC News

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 22:59

ABC News

California Mother Appeals for Support for Transgender Teens After Losing Son ...
ABC News
A California mother is calling for broader, better support for transgender, genderfluid and non-gender-confirming teenagers after recently losing her trans son to suicide. Kyler Prescott, 14, locked himself in the bathroom and took his life last week ...
Kyler Prescott's mom cries for help after transgender son takes own lifeDaily Mail
Devastating: Bullied Transgender Teen Activist Commits SuicideSeventeen Magazine
WATCH: Mom Says Trans Son Was Cyber-Bullied Days Before SuicideAdvocate.com

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What Republicans Should Learn From the Transgender Moment - Daily Signal

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:32

Daily Signal

What Republicans Should Learn From the Transgender Moment
Daily Signal
In less than two years, transgender rights have gone from a non-issue to non-negotiable in the Democratic Party. Rather than dismiss this change as a politically irrelevant story that belongs in the tabloids, Republicans should view it as a case study ...

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We're all the same: India's first transgender Principal - The Hindu

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:27

The Hindu

We're all the same: India's first transgender Principal
The Hindu
In a huge leap for transgender people in India, Manobi Bandopadhyay became the first person from the community to head an educational institution. Professor Bandopadhyay will take over as Principal of Krishnanagar Women's College in Nadia district of ...
In conversation with Manobi Bandoypadhyay-India's first transgender college ...I am in dna of India
Woman of principle: She followed her heart, now the world stands up for this ...Daily Bhaskar (press release) (blog)
From Somnath to ManabiThe Indian Express

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Michigan transgender woman challenges state's policy on changing ID - Al Jazeera America

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:24

Al Jazeera America

Michigan transgender woman challenges state's policy on changing ID
Al Jazeera America
Seitz is one of six transgender Michiganders represented by the ACLU of Michigan, which filed a federal lawsuit last week against Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson on their behalf. In 2011, Johnson introduced a policy requiring Michigan ...

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India Just Got Its First Transgender College Principal - BuzzFeed News

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:06

BuzzFeed News

India Just Got Its First Transgender College Principal
BuzzFeed News
We are hopeful her appointment will empower other members of the transgender community.” TOI reports that colleagues and students are extremely excited about the decision. “Manabi Bandopadhyay is a strong individual. She has faced many upheavals.
India now has an out transgender college principalPinkNews
India's first transgender college principal: Here's why you should look up to ...Firstpost
Manabi Bandopadhyay: India's first transgender college principalHindustan Times
The Indian Express -NDTV -The Hindu
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Transgender Indigenous Australians Are In Desperate Need Of Help - BuzzFeed News

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:06

BuzzFeed News

Transgender Indigenous Australians Are In Desperate Need Of Help
BuzzFeed News
In our state's sexual health package gender diversity or the terms Sistergirl or Brotherboy (Aboriginal transgender person born female but identifying as male) aren't even mentioned, even though we have contacted these organisations saying we are ...

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