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Openly Transgender Swimmer at Harvard Believed to Be a 1st - ABC News

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 04:56

Openly Transgender Swimmer at Harvard Believed to Be a 1st
ABC News
Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as the first openly ...

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Immigration Officials May Begin Considering Gender Identity When Housing ... - Huffington Post

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 00:58

Immigration Officials May Begin Considering Gender Identity When Housing ...
Huffington Post
Detention staff should consider transgender detainees' preferences when making decisions about housing and clothing and what pronouns should be used, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in new guidelines for the treatment of transgender ...

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Commissioner: Private insurance carriers must provide equal coverage for ... - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 00:21

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Commissioner: Private insurance carriers must provide equal coverage for ...
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The bulletin comes after the Nevada Public Employees' Benefit Program voted in November to begin covering transgender health services on July 1 for state workers or their covered dependents insured through the state-funded program or affiliated Health ...

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Report: Transgender students too often harassed, bullied - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 00:06

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Report: Transgender students too often harassed, bullied
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Schools that have become better at addressing the needs of gay and lesbian youth often struggle with what to do when a student says they are transgender, advocates say. And in many schools, students are harassed, bullied and physically attacked, and ...
Gov. Cuomo demands DOE to do more to protect transgender studentsNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
Cuomo: Schools must be safe for transgender, other studentsSyracuse.com
Gov. Andrew Cuomo slams education department over transgender student reportamNY
New York Daily News -Oneida Dispatch
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Transgender Immigration Detainees May Be Housed by Gender - ABC News

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 23:05

International Business Times

Transgender Immigration Detainees May Be Housed by Gender
ABC News
Immigration authorities will consider housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with in the wake of criticism about detention conditions for the population, officials said on Monday. Detention staff should consider transgender ...
Immigration Reform 2015: Transgender Immigrants Can Now Be Housed In ...International Business Times

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A transgender woman of color on the hypocrisy of the gay rights movement - Quartz

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 21:16

Quartz

A transgender woman of color on the hypocrisy of the gay rights movement
Quartz
The cries of Jennicet Gutiérrez at the White House's annual reception made international headlines, briefly focusing some much-needed attention on one of the most disenfranchised subset of the LGBTQ community: transgender, undocumented immigrants.
Was Obama's Heckler Actually A Transgender Hero?MTV.com
ICE: Transgender Immigrants to Be Detained According to Gender IdentityAdvocate.com

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The journey of one transgender Latina in the church - Religion News Service

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 20:54

The journey of one transgender Latina in the church
Religion News Service
Today, she is a candidate for ordination in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Last year, the ELCA welcomed its first openly transgender clergy member, Megan Rohrer, pastor at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in San Francisco. When Garcia is ...
Nicole Garcia: The journey of one transgender Latina in the churchWashington Post

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Transgender troops mourn tireless advocate Jess Shipps - AirForceTimes.com

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 17:45

AirForceTimes.com

Transgender troops mourn tireless advocate Jess Shipps
AirForceTimes.com
Friends and family gathered Monday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Hampton, Virginia, to say goodbye to Air Force veteran Jess Shipps, who dedicated her life to helping transgender service members get through their struggles but was unable to emerge ...

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TV Review: Frontline's 'Growing Up Trans' - Variety

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 14:01

Variety

TV Review: Frontline's 'Growing Up Trans'
Variety
Leave it to “Frontline” to find the most thought-provoking angle to a story being given a heavy tilt toward celebrity treatment elsewhere. “Growing Up Trans” takes the sudden boom in coverage of the transgender community and filters it through a more ...
Documentary follows transgender childrenFort Wayne Journal Gazette

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Reality Star Caitlyn Jenner Attends First Pride Since Coming Out as Transgender - Advocate.com

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 13:45

Advocate.com

Reality Star Caitlyn Jenner Attends First Pride Since Coming Out as Transgender
Advocate.com
The event is the first Jenner, 65, has attended since coming out as transgender. Jenner arrived at the Chelsea party with cameras in tow, filming scenes for her new reality show, "I Am Cait." News of the star's arrival quickly hit social media as the ...
Transgender star Caitlyn Jenner attends her first Pride in New York CityTVNZ
Caitlyn Jenner--First Public Appearance at NYC Pride EventTMZ.com
Caitlyn Jenner Attends New York City Pride in All-White Outfit! Crowd Welcomes ...Latino Post
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John Oliver blasts some of the most harmful myths about transgender people - Vox

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 13:02

Deadline

John Oliver blasts some of the most harmful myths about transgender people
Vox
Last Week Tonight's John Oliver on Sunday walked through some of the basic misconceptions about transgender issues — and explained why it's so important to get these right. Oliver pointed out that people still get many basic facts wrong about trans ...
John Oliver To Media: Transgender Medical Choices “None Of Your F*cking ...Deadline
Watch John Oliver Defend Transgender Rights on 'Last Week Tonight'RollingStone.com
John Oliver Shows Just How Far We Have To Go On Transgender RightsHuffington Post (satire)
Entertainment Weekly (blog) -TIME -Jezebel
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'Becoming Us' Son Ben Lehwald Gets Real About Transgender Parent & Praises ... - Entertainment Tonight

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:06

Entertainment Tonight

'Becoming Us' Son Ben Lehwald Gets Real About Transgender Parent & Praises ...
Entertainment Tonight
If you're not already watching Becoming Us, then you're missing out on one of TV's best new shows. ABC Family's groundbreaking docuseries centers on 17-year-old Ben Lehwald as he adjusts to his new family dynamic while his transgender parent, formerly ...

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Gov. Cuomo demands DOE to do more to protect transgender students - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:24

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Gov. Cuomo demands DOE to do more to protect transgender students
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
NEW YORK– Out of the landmark ruling that now allows same-sex couples in every state to marry, has come this catch phrase: “Love wins.” But one group in the LGBT community isn't feeling the love and Governor Cuomo knows that. In a letter, he blasts the ...
EXCLUSIVE: Cuomo demanding state Education Department to better protect ...New York Daily News
Gov. Andrew Cuomo slams education department over transgender student reportamNY
Gov: Better protections for transgender studentsWKBW-TV
Albany Times Union (blog) -News 10NBC
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Watch John Oliver Urge People to Fight for Transgender Rights - TIME

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 09:25

TIME

Watch John Oliver Urge People to Fight for Transgender Rights
TIME
Equal rights made great strides this week, but on Last Week Tonight, John Oliver urged people to continue to work towards better treatment of transgender individuals, both in the media and under the law. Some of the biggest names in news media have ...
John Oliver blasts some of the most harmful myths about transgender peopleVox
Everyone should watch John Oliver's segment on transgender rightsEntertainment Weekly (blog)
John Oliver Explains Why The Genitalia Of Transgender People Are 'None Of ...UPROXX

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A picnic for transgender community pride - The Desert Sun

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:13

The Desert Sun

A picnic for transgender community pride
The Desert Sun
Wearing blue, white and pink leis — the colors of the transgender flag — Adriano Sofranko handed out buttons and chatted at the Palm Springs' first Trans Pride Picnic in Ruth Hardy Park Sunday afternoon. Sofranko, a 19-year-old from Whitewater who ...
Transgender issues may be the next focus for LGBT movementDayton Daily News

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo slams education department over transgender student report - amNY

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 00:11

amNY

Gov. Andrew Cuomo slams education department over transgender student report
amNY
Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed the state's education department after a report said it did not protect transgender students from harassment and violence in a letter released by his office yesterday. In a letter to Acting State Education Commissioner ...
EXCLUSIVE: Cuomo demanding state Education Department to better protect ...New York Daily News
Andrew Cuomo Officiates Gay Wedding, Demands Protection for Transgender ...Breitbart News
Cuomo demands better protections for transgender studentsmyfoxny.com
Albany Times Union (blog) -WROC-TV
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Major companies join push for transgender access bill - Gloucester Daily Times

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 17:54

Major companies join push for transgender access bill
Gloucester Daily Times
BOSTON — Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Google and Eastern Bank are wading into the debate over transgender rights — the three announcing this week they support legislation granting people the right to use sex-segregated public accommodations ...

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Schuyler Bailar, First D1 Transgender Swimmer, Joins Harvard's Men's Team - Harvard Crimson

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 16:32

Schuyler Bailar, First D1 Transgender Swimmer, Joins Harvard's Men's Team
Harvard Crimson
Schuyler Bailar, an incoming College freshman, will become the first openly transgender swimmer in NCAA Division I history when he joins the Harvard men's swimming team for the upcoming season. The swimmer's journey—from a Harvard women's ...

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The “journey” of a 10 year old transgender child. Somebody call the cops - Hot Air

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 15:07

The “journey” of a 10 year old transgender child. Somebody call the cops
Hot Air
This is a disturbing, or perhaps better described as heartbreaking story which popped up this weekend and set off all sorts of alarm bells for me. NBC News is featuring the tale of a child named Lia (until recently, Liam) who is being fully encouraged ...

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