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Gulfport Public Library announces lineup of transgender awareness events - Creative Loafing Tampa

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 01:06

Creative Loafing Tampa

Gulfport Public Library announces lineup of transgender awareness events
Creative Loafing Tampa
Gulfport Public Library has announced its lineup of transgender awareness events scheduled for next month. Through the end of November, the library will invite the public to check out a dynamic guest speaker, an exhibit on loan from the Stonewall ...

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In Indonesia, transgender women find haven in Islamic boarding school - Reuters

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 00:27

Reuters

In Indonesia, transgender women find haven in Islamic boarding school
Reuters
Nothing unusual in that, except that these worshippers, gathered in a cramped residential neighborhood of the city of Yogyakarta, are all transgender women in the world's largest Muslim-majority country where hostility against them has surged, forcing ...

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Transgender teen and 'I Am Jazz' star Jazz Jennings on sharing the final steps of her transition journey: her gender ... - ABC News

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:34

ABC News

Transgender teen and 'I Am Jazz' star Jazz Jennings on sharing the final steps of her transition journey: her gender ...
ABC News
It's a dream she's had since she was 2 years old. "When I was 2 years old, I went up to my mom and asked her, 'When is the good fairy going to come with her magic wand and change my penis into a vagina?'" Jazz Jennings, 18, told ABC News' "Nightline" ...

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Q&A: Dr. Rachel McKinnon, masters track champion and transgender athlete - VeloNews

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 20:34

VeloNews

Q&A: Dr. Rachel McKinnon, masters track champion and transgender athlete
VeloNews
This past weekend Dr. Rachel McKinnon became the first transgender athlete to win a world cycling championship, taking the masters age 35-44 world title in the sprint competition at the VELO Sports Center in Carson, California. An opinionated ...
'Not fair': Runner-up fumes over transgender world championYahoo Finance
Transgender cyclist calls out 'bigots' after winning female world championshipWashington Times
Transgender Canadian woman sets off debate after winning cycling ...CBC.ca
The New American -Mirror.co.uk -Canadian Cycling Magazine (blog) -The Daily Caller
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Question 3: A question of transgender rights - Enterprise News

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 20:12

Enterprise News

Question 3: A question of transgender rights
Enterprise News
Kelly Jenkins earned her license to teach middle school science earlier this year, but decided not to apply to teach her own classroom in part because she's wary of the outcome of Ballot Question No. 3. “If this law gets repealed and I go somewhere ...
Question 3: A question of rightsMetroWest Daily News

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Attorney Offering Free Name Change Services to Greater Cleveland's Transgender Community - Cleveland Scene

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:57

Cleveland Scene

Attorney Offering Free Name Change Services to Greater Cleveland's Transgender Community
Cleveland Scene
Last Friday, Schriver Law, Ltd. announced that attorney Andrew Schriver is now offering free name change services for members of the transgender community. The document preparation and legal services are free, with the filing fee as the only monetary ...

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Kansas birth certificate policy violates transgender individuals' rights, lawsuit says - Kansas City Star

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:55

Kansas City Star

Kansas birth certificate policy violates transgender individuals' rights, lawsuit says
Kansas City Star
Citing privacy, discrimination and harassment concerns, a national LGBTQ rights organization on Monday filed suit against the state of Kansas alleging that it violates transgender individuals' rights by refusing to change the sex listed on their birth ...
Lawsuit demands Kansas change policy surrounding transgender birth certificatesfox4kc.com
Lawsuit challenges Kansas birth certificate policy for transgender peopleKSHB
KDHE officials sued for not issuing new birth certificates to transgender peopleThe Topeka Capital-Journal

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Transgender cyclist calls out 'bigots' after winning female world championship - Washington Times

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 16:53

Washington Times

Transgender cyclist calls out 'bigots' after winning female world championship
Washington Times
Canadian cyclist Rachel McKinnon is calling out “transphobic bigots” on Twitter after she reportedly became the first trans woman to ever win gold at the UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles. (Twitter/@rachelvmckinnon) more >.
Q&A: Dr. Rachel McKinnon, masters track champion and transgender athleteVeloNews
Transgender Canadian woman sets off debate after winning cycling world championshipCBC.ca
Podium picture of transgender woman winning female road race leads to torrent of abuseMirror.co.uk
PinkNews -NEWS.com.au -The Daily Caller -USA TODAY
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Transgender Women Awarded $780000 in Lawsuit Against Wisconsin Health Coverage Ban - Governing

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:06

Transgender Women Awarded $780000 in Lawsuit Against Wisconsin Health Coverage Ban
Governing
By David Wahlberg. A jury has awarded $479,500 to a transgender UW-Madison employee and $301,000 to a transgender UW-Madison student after a federal judge found a state ban on insurance coverage for gender reassignment surgery to be sex ...

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Helping Pediatricians Care for Transgender Children - New York Times

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 09:00

New York Times

Helping Pediatricians Care for Transgender Children
New York Times
This month, the American Academy of Pediatrics put out its first policy statement to guide people providing medical care for children and adolescents who are transgender or questioning their gender identity. It arose in part as a direct response to ...

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Applause & bashing on Twitter after transgender woman wins female cycling world championship - RT

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:34

RT

Applause & bashing on Twitter after transgender woman wins female cycling world championship
RT
McKinnon is the "first" transgender woman ever to win gold at the UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships. The event was organized by USA Cycling and took place in Los Angeles under the auspices of the International Cycling Federation (ICF).
Transgender woman Rachel McKinnon wins cycling world championshipPinkNews
Transgender Female Rachel McKinnon Wins Women's Cycling World ChampionshipThe Inquisitr
Man who identifies as transgender woman wins Cycling World ChampionshipsNOQ Report
The Daily Caller -USA TODAY
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The First Openly Transgender Nominee For Governor Says Democrats “Should Use Identity Politics” - BuzzFeed News

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 00:20

BuzzFeed News

The First Openly Transgender Nominee For Governor Says Democrats “Should Use Identity Politics”
BuzzFeed News
Hallquist, the first openly transgender candidate to win the nomination for governor for a major party, said that campaigning as a transgender woman hasn't been an issue in a Vermont, but the state's record on racial issues, highlighted by state Rep.

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Transgender roles, past and present, on TV, in movies - Press Herald

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 22:20

Transgender roles, past and present, on TV, in movies
Press Herald
Although Nicole Maines is playing TV's first transgender superhero – on The CW's “Supergirl” – she's not the first transgender actor to land a significant transgender role on series television. Here's a list of several currently on TV: Laverne Cox ...

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Transgender man identifies as dog - WND.com

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 21:45

Transgender man identifies as dog
WND.com
The 30-year-old, who was born female and is transgender, is supported by his husband and 'handler' Andrew who accompanies him to regular play dates with other role-players in their hometown of Los Angeles. Read the full story ›. Share on Facebook.

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Nicole Maines of Supergirl Opens Up About Being TV's First Transgender Superhero - Glamour

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 18:26

Glamour

Nicole Maines of Supergirl Opens Up About Being TV's First Transgender Superhero
Glamour
Nicole Maines is changing television forever tonight: On the CW's season premiere of Supergirl, she'll portray TV's first transgender superhero Nia Nal, a.k.a Dreamer. In an interview with the New York Times ahead of her big debut, Maines talked about ...
Transgender activist Nicole Maines has always been superhero to some. Now, she plays one on TVPress Herald
'Supergirl' star Mehcad Brooks is proud of the show's record of 'waking people up' to issues of equalityINSIDER

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One Night, Hot Springs uses social anxiety to explain what it's like to be transgender in Japan - The Verge

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 15:00

The Verge

One Night, Hot Springs uses social anxiety to explain what it's like to be transgender in Japan
The Verge
It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend. One of the best things about video ...

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Doctor talks about treating transgender youth at pediatric lecture - CT Post

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:48

CT Post

Doctor talks about treating transgender youth at pediatric lecture
CT Post
Decades ago, it was nearly unheard of for pediatricians to treat their young patients for gender identity issues. But that has changed, said Dr. Norman Spack, co-founder emeritus of the Gender Management Service at Boston Children's Hospital.

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Transgender activist Nicole Maines has always been superhero to some. Now, she plays one on TV - Press Herald

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 08:04

Press Herald

Transgender activist Nicole Maines has always been superhero to some. Now, she plays one on TV
Press Herald
Maines, who won a landmark court case for transgender rights in 2014, went from acting out movies and plays with her brother to theater productions at Orono Middle School. On Sunday, she will become TV's first transgender superhero when she makes her ...
Nicole Maines of Supergirl Opens Up About Being TV's First Transgender SuperheroGlamour
'Supergirl' star Mehcad Brooks is proud of the show's record of 'waking people up' to issues of equalityINSIDER

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