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Transgender Elkhart man defends LGBT ordinance proposals, recounts ... - The Elkhart Truth

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Transgender Elkhart man defends LGBT ordinance proposals, recounts ...
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The proposals, which face uncertain futures, would also offer civil protections to the transgender community, those born biologically male but identifying as female and vice versa. Prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity, Miller cautioned ...

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Transgender youths find support and kinship in each other - Allentown Morning Call

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 04:22

Allentown Morning Call

Transgender youths find support and kinship in each other
Allentown Morning Call
The broader lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community may be well established in the region; rainbow flags are a fairly common sightin Allentown and Easton, and Bethlehem has a primary health care office that specifically caters to adult LGBT ...

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"The goal is to be who you are": Transgender teens describe their journeys - Johnson City Press (subscription)

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 02:52

Johnson City Press (subscription)

"The goal is to be who you are": Transgender teens describe their journeys
Johnson City Press (subscription)
While Julian's mother has been supportive of her son through his journey of self-discovery, many transgender youth don't have that luxury. According to statistics from the Center for American Progress, an estimated 20 to 40 percent of homeless youth ...

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Meet 18-Year-Old Cole Carman, One of the First Transgender Teens to Freeze ... - People Magazine

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 21:54

People Magazine

Meet 18-Year-Old Cole Carman, One of the First Transgender Teens to Freeze ...
People Magazine
"The concept of freezing eggs is not new for the transgender community, what I would say is typically you're seeing probably trans-males in their 30s who are trying to come off their testosterone and trying to freeze eggs," she commented. "This is an ...

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Caitlyn Jenner's Conservative Views Concern Transgender Friends in New I Am ... - Us Magazine

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 21:48

Us Magazine

Caitlyn Jenner's Conservative Views Concern Transgender Friends in New I Am ...
Us Magazine
Learning more about the transgender community has been an eye-opener for Caitlyn Jenner. In a newly released sneak peek of Sunday night's I Am Cait, the former Olympian's transgender friends become concerned with her conservative views. "What's the ...
Caitlyn Jenner's Conservative Views Worry Her New Transgender FriendsPeople Magazine
Caitlyn Jenner under fire from transgender friends for being too conservativeDaily Mail
Caitlyn Jenner Criticized By Transgender Friends For Conservative Views [VIDEO]Daily Caller
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Obama administration backs transgender rights - San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 20:21

San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Obama administration backs transgender rights
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
The administration's position, set forth in school-restroom cases in Virginia and Michigan, is that federal sex-discrimination laws require equal treatment for transgender students and employees. And while the U.S. Supreme Court has never considered a ...

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What Compassionate Conservatives Are Getting Wrong About Transgender Issues - ThinkProgress

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 18:40

ThinkProgress

What Compassionate Conservatives Are Getting Wrong About Transgender Issues
ThinkProgress
Dr. Michael L. Brown, a prominent commentator among religious conservatives, asked readers at Charisma News and The Christian Post an important question on Friday: “What if there's something wrong with today's understanding of transgender identity?

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Young and transgender, their lives are nothing like Caitlyn's - Orlando Sentinel

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 18:17

Orlando Sentinel

Young and transgender, their lives are nothing like Caitlyn's
Orlando Sentinel
She is part of an estimated 6,800 transgender individuals living in Orange, Osceola, Lake and Seminole counties — about 0.3 percent of the population, according to researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles. Yet there is only one ...

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Meet Janae Marie Kroc, Recently Out Transgender World Record Bodybuilder - Huffington Post

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 15:17

Huffington Post

Meet Janae Marie Kroc, Recently Out Transgender World Record Bodybuilder
Huffington Post
Identifying as both transgender and gender fluid, Kroc describes herself as an "alpha male, girly girl, lesbian in a male body." She explained to The Huffington Post, "I use these descriptors because I feel they most accurately describe who I am, but ...
Meet the Champion Powerlifter and Former Marine Who Came Out as TransgenderPeople Magazine
Transgender Bodybuilder -- Competing As Man or Woman? ... 'I'm Still Deciding'TMZ.com
World champion bodybuilder Janae Marie Kroc reveals she's transgender on InstagramDaily Mail
Heavy.com -Jezebel
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Transgender rights advocates 'going to battle over bathrooms' - Al Jazeera America

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 14:49

Al Jazeera America

Transgender rights advocates 'going to battle over bathrooms'
Al Jazeera America
Bathroom bully bills — legislation that bars transgender individuals from using restrooms that match their gender identities — will form the next front line in the push for equal rights, according to transgender advocates who are readying themselves ...

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These transgender students just want a place to go to the bathroom - PRI

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 13:27

PRI

These transgender students just want a place to go to the bathroom
PRI
Gavin is transgender. His family decided to sue the district after the school board prohibited Gavin from using the boys' restrooms at Gloucester High School. This week, a federal judge in Virginia heard Gavin's case. lawyers from the American Civil ...

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Caitlyn Jenner's Conservative Views Worry Her New Transgender Friends - People Magazine

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 03:45

People Magazine

Caitlyn Jenner's Conservative Views Worry Her New Transgender Friends
People Magazine
Caitlyn Jenner told Diane Sawyer in her April interview that she was a Republican and "more on the conservative side," but in a new clip from I Am Cait the former Olympian's views appear to be worrying to her new transgender friends. Jenner, 65, who is ...
Caitlyn Jenner's Conservative Views Concern Transgender Friends in New I Am ...Us Magazine
Caitlyn Jenner under fire from transgender friends for being too conservativeDaily Mail
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Teen transgender activist Jazz Jennings to visit Phoenix - azcentral.com

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:08

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Teen transgender activist Jazz Jennings to visit Phoenix
azcentral.com
Jazz Jennings has been a famous activist since she was 6 years old, when she appeared on "20/20" to talk with Barbara Walters about being transgender. Since then, she's become a children's book author, subject of a TLC documentary series titled "I Am ...

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Florida man charged with murder in shooting death of transgender woman - The Guardian

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:54

The Guardian

Florida man charged with murder in shooting death of transgender woman
The Guardian
Authorities in Florida say a man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a transgender woman. The Hillsborough County sheriff's office reported in a news release that 18-year-old Keith Lamayne Gaillard is being held on a first-degree ...
Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Transgender Woman India ClarkeHuffington Post
Florida Man Charged with Murder for Transgender Woman India Clarke's DeathAdvocate.com

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Survey: Transgender inmates more likely to be victims of sexual assault - CBS News

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:31

CBS News

Survey: Transgender inmates more likely to be victims of sexual assault
CBS News
The National Inmate Survey (NIS) administered by the Bureau of Justice Statistics found 35 percent of transgender inmates held in prisons and 34 percent held in jails experienced one or more incidents of sexual assault at the hands of facility staff or ...

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Meet the Champion Powerlifter and Former Marine Who Came Out as Transgender - People Magazine

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:45

People Magazine

Meet the Champion Powerlifter and Former Marine Who Came Out as Transgender
People Magazine
A world champion powerlifter, bodybuilder and former Marine is sharing her story on social media after publicly coming out as transgender. Janae Marie Kroc, formerly known as Matt Kroczaleski, told followers that though she is "still living life in ...
Transgender Bodybuilder -- Competing As Man or Woman? ... 'I'm Still Deciding'TMZ.com
Matt Kroczaleski comes out as transgender, bodybuilder is living as both a man ...New York Daily News
World champion bodybuilder Janae Marie Kroc reveals she's transgender on InstagramDaily Mail
Jezebel -Heavy.com
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NJ universities to offer improved healthcare for transgender students - USA TODAY College

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 17:43

USA TODAY College

NJ universities to offer improved healthcare for transgender students
USA TODAY College
Lack of health care coverage is often a problem for many who identify as transgender. But four of New Jersey's top public colleges and universities recently joined other schools across the country in removing transgender exclusions from their student ...

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Police: Man suspected in transgender sexual assault in Windsor Mill - WBAL Baltimore

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:53

WBAL Baltimore

Police: Man suspected in transgender sexual assault in Windsor Mill
WBAL Baltimore
Tavon James Horton, 24, of Windsor Mill, is being sought by Baltimore County police on charges he sexually assaulted a transgender woman. Photos. Tavon James Horton, 24, of Windsor Mill, is being sought by Baltimore County police on charges he ...
Balto. Co. police search for man they say assaulted transgender woman in ...Baltimore Sun

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Despite Increased Visibility, Challenges Persists For Transgender Community - Capital Public Radio News

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:09

Capital Public Radio News

Despite Increased Visibility, Challenges Persists For Transgender Community
Capital Public Radio News
Stories of high-profile celebrities, like Caitlyn Jenner, have catapulted transgender issues into the national spotlight. Still, the increased media coverage hasn't provided a full picture of the challenges transgender men and women face on a daily basis.

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How a transgender man tries to honor his Muslim faith - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 15:50

Los Angeles Times

How a transgender man tries to honor his Muslim faith
Los Angeles Times
Alex is aware of media reports that naively heralded Iran as an affirming place for transgender people in the wake of the 1987 decision by the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini allowing gender-reassignment surgery. Iran is now the second-largest center for ...

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