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Mass. House unveils revised bill to expand transgender protections - Press Herald

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Mass. House unveils revised bill to expand transgender protections
Press Herald
BOSTON — Massachusetts House leaders Friday unveiled a revised version of a bill that would increase protections for transgender people, adding new language that could facilitate legal action against anyone who makes an “improper” claim of gender ...
Controversial transgender bill headed for vote in House, SenateThe Boston Globe
Transgender Public Accommodations Bill Moving Ahead In LegislatureWBUR
Transgender restroom bill moves from committee to the legislaturewwlp.com
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Target boycott petition over transgender bathroom policy garners 1m signatures - Daily Mail

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 03:32

Daily Mail

Target boycott petition over transgender bathroom policy garners 1m signatures
Daily Mail
The petition, which had 1,069,064 signatures as of Friday night, came after Target announced in an April 19 statement that 'we welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender ...
One million Americans vow to boycott Target over transgender bathroomsFox News
Backlash, praise for Target's position on transgender issue picks up steamMinneapolis Star Tribune
What is Walmart's bathroom policy for transgender people?AL.com
USA TODAY -eCoronado.com Newspaper -Forbes
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Transgender teen, born male: 'I'm going to run for prom queen' - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 00:16

Chicago Tribune

Transgender teen, born male: 'I'm going to run for prom queen'
Chicago Tribune
Yorke, the 18-year-old Portage High School senior, is blazing a trail for other transgender teens amid our country's "gender panic" these days, including public bathroom usage. Dakota, her birth name as a baby boy, came home a couple weeks ago and ...

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Transgender Durham woman says defiance backfired on her - WTVD-TV

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:37

WTVD-TV

Transgender Durham woman says defiance backfired on her
WTVD-TV
There's a movement on social media where transgender people go into bathrooms and snap selfies in the mirror. They're doing so in defiance of House Bill 2. One transgender Durham woman said she wanted to make a statement when she went into a ...

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Rockwall enters national debate on transgender bathroom use with Monday vote - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 22:37

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Rockwall enters national debate on transgender bathroom use with Monday vote
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Earlier this week, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick put up a petition on his website blasting companies and politicians that favor allowing transgender people to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity. He stopped short of saying he ...
Transgender bathroom ordinance to be debated at Rockwall City CouncilWFAA.com

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LGBT advocates protest Kansas transgender bathroom bill - Kansas City Star

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 20:42

Kansas City Star

LGBT advocates protest Kansas transgender bathroom bill
Kansas City Star
LGBT advocates held a protest Friday on the steps of the Capitol against a transgender bathroom bill introduced in the Legislature last month. It would require transgender students at Kansas public schools and state universities to use restrooms that ...
Transgender supporters rally in Topeka to protest bathroom billWichita Eagle

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Alabama's top judge blames 'atheists, homosexuals and transgender' people for legal complaint - Washington Post

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 18:08

Washington Post

Alabama's top judge blames 'atheists, homosexuals and transgender' people for legal complaint
Washington Post
Moore this week accused the civil rights organization the Southern Poverty Law Center and “atheists, homosexuals and transgender individuals,” of filing politically motivated charges that he violated judicial ethics, AL.com reports. “For months, I've ...
Ala. Chief Justice Blames Legal Complaint on 'Atheists, Homosexuals, and Transgender Individuals'Mediaite

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Controversial transgender bill headed for vote in House, Senate - The Boston Globe

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:24

The Boston Globe

Controversial transgender bill headed for vote in House, Senate
The Boston Globe
A controversial transgender anti-discrimination bill that has long languished on Beacon Hill appears poised to become law after a series of rapid-fire developments at the State House Friday, including the strongest indication yet from Governor Charlie ...
Revised transgender bill unveiled by House leadersLowell Sun
Transgender Public Accommodations Bill Moving Ahead In LegislatureWBUR
Transgender restroom bill moves from committee to the legislaturewwlp.com
CommonWealth magazine -Houma Courier -Milford Daily News
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Transgender supporters rally in Renton to oppose ballot measure - The Seattle Times

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:56

KUOW News and Information

Transgender supporters rally in Renton to oppose ballot measure
The Seattle Times
Initiative 1515 may not be on the ballot in Washington state yet, but the measure to restrict bathroom access for transgender people is already drawing well-organized resistance. A crowd of about 150, gathered at Renton First United Methodist Church ...
Transgender bathroom access fight kicks off in WAKUOW News and Information

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Highland Park BOE reportedly to approve pioneering transgender policy - NJ.com

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:28

NJ.com

Highland Park BOE reportedly to approve pioneering transgender policy
NJ.com
HIGHLAND PARK —The Board of Education is expected to vote Monday on a new policy providing equality to transgender students, according to a report in the New Brunswick Patch. The report says the new policy will give transgender students access to ...

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Transgender to become presiding officer for first time - The Hindu

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:07

Transgender to become presiding officer for first time
The Hindu
The fifth phase of West Bengal assembly polls tomorrow will be a watershed for the third gender community as for the first time one of them has been made presiding officer for a booth in South Kolkata. “We are calling it the transgender booth because ...

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One million Americans vow to boycott Target over transgender bathrooms - Fox News

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:03

Fox News

One million Americans vow to boycott Target over transgender bathrooms
Fox News
More than one million people have decided they will no longer buy their Nutter Butters or Wet Wipes at Target. The American Family Association launched a boycott of the nation's second largest retailer a week ago – over Target's corporate policy ...
Target boycott petition over transgender bathroom policy garners 1m signaturesDaily Mail
What is Walmart's bathroom policy for transgender people?AL.com
Humans of Coronado – Target's Transgender Restroom and Fitting Room PolicyeCoronado.com Newspaper
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Ted Cruz, Attacking Donald Trump, Uses Transgender Bathroom Access as Cudgel - New York Times

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:12

New York Times

Ted Cruz, Attacking Donald Trump, Uses Transgender Bathroom Access as Cudgel
New York Times
INDIANAPOLIS — As Senator Ted Cruz of Texas seeks every possible edge to stop Donald J. Trump, he has seized on a once-obscure issue with a proven power to inflame conservatives: letting transgender women use women's bathrooms. Mr. Cruz ...
S. Indiana crowd says 'amen' to Ted Cruz talk on transgender bathroomsIndianapolis Star
Donald Trump ignites GOP war on transgender bathroom accessWashington Times
Ted Cruz Launches Anti-Transgender Attack: It's Like Donald Trump Dressing Up as Hillary ClintonMother Jones
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Transgender students are left behind - Delmarva Daily Times

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:03

Delmarva Daily Times

Transgender students are left behind
Delmarva Daily Times
But who is there to warn transgender kids that when they go to any bathroom, they're going to be standing between the two, looking back and forth between the doors and trying to figure out whether they have the courage to go into the correct one, or ...

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Transgender 'Fact' and Fantasy - Town Hall

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 04:13

Town Hall

Transgender 'Fact' and Fantasy
Town Hall
"Medical experts typically agree that a transgender woman is a woman who identifies differently from her assigned sex at birth, though there isn't universal agreement on this point." In short, a transgender woman is a woman and not "a grown man ...

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Alabama city: Use bathrooms matching biological sex or face 6 months in jail - CNN

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 01:17

CNN

Alabama city: Use bathrooms matching biological sex or face 6 months in jail
CNN
Opinion: Trump is right on transgender bathroom laws. The law could affect more people than some realize, HRC Alabama manager Eva Walton Kendrick said. "Transgender people are our neighbors, our co-workers and our fellow churchgoers," she said, ...
Oxford Alabama Transgender Bathroom Ordinancesnopes.com
Alabama town approves law to jail transgender people who use the 'wrong' bathroomThe Independent
Alabama City Passes Transgender Bathroom OrdinanceABC News
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Transgender Civil Servants in Brazil Can Use Chosen Name - New York Times

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 23:06

Transgender Civil Servants in Brazil Can Use Chosen Name
New York Times
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian transgender and transsexual civil servants will now be able to use their chosen names while on the job. Embattled President Dilma Rousseff, who faces impeachment proceedings for her management of the federal budget and ...

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Ala. Chief Justice Blames Legal Complaint on 'Atheists, Homosexuals, and Transgender Individuals' - Mediaite

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 22:42

Ala. Chief Justice Blames Legal Complaint on 'Atheists, Homosexuals, and Transgender Individuals'
Mediaite
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore blasted “atheists, homosexuals, and transgender individuals” at a press conference Wednesday, saying that he was under scrutiny for politically motivated reasons. “This is not about religion,” Moore said. “This is about ...

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Transgender Civil Servants in Brazil Can Use Chosen Name - ABC News

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 22:41

Transgender Civil Servants in Brazil Can Use Chosen Name
ABC News
Brazilian transgender and transsexual civil servants will now be able to use their chosen names while on the job. Embattled President Dilma Rousseff, who faces impeachment proceedings for her management of the federal budget and could be suspended ...

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