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Women's groups claim 'silencing' on transgender concerns - The Guardian

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 08:02

The Guardian

Women's groups claim 'silencing' on transgender concerns
The Guardian
Those campaigning for greater transgender rights say that the reforms to the act are long overdue. But Woman's Place UK has a number of concerns, including how they might affect women-only spaces. The group calls for a “respectful and evidence-based ...

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Transgender people accuse Charsadda police of torture - The Express Tribune

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 06:23

The Express Tribune

Transgender people accuse Charsadda police of torture
The Express Tribune
PESHAWAR: At least five transgender people have accused the Charsadda police of arresting them, torturing them and confiscating their money. Mukhtar told The Express Tribune that on October 4, five members of their community had ventured to the ...

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Recognising a minority's human rights - D+C Development and Cooperation (press release)

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:05

D+C Development and Cooperation (press release)

Recognising a minority's human rights
D+C Development and Cooperation (press release)
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2018 not only ensures the right to be recognised as per his or her perceived gender identity. It also spells out their fundamental rights, including to inheritance, education, employment, vote, holding ...

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Stafford schools considering policy on transgender students - Fredericksburg.com

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 01:04

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford schools considering policy on transgender students
Fredericksburg.com
Stearns, a 2017 Stafford High grad who was born female but identifies as a man, said he never even attempted to use the boys' restroom, considering another transgender boy with a beard was told not to. He's thankful his drama teachers started letting ...

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Butterfly: Teen transgender drama 'inflates suicide risk' - The Times

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 23:41

The Times

Butterfly: Teen transgender drama 'inflates suicide risk'
The Times
The NHS's only gender clinic for children and teenagers has criticised a new ITV drama that shows a transgender 11-year-old trying to commit suicide as “not helpful,” saying it “would be very unusual” for a child of that age to attempt suicide. The ...
Parents' fury at Anna Friel's 'one-sided' transgender drama Butterfly that 'encourages children to swap gender'Daily Mail
Butterfly on ITV: Is it based on a true story?Express.co.uk

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Transgender women share story after jury awards damages in health care suit against state - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 23:39

Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Transgender women share story after jury awards damages in health care suit against state
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
A jury of eight is awarding the two University of Wisconsin employees $780,000 in damages following a federal judge's ruling saying the state can't ban insurance coverage of transgender health care including gender reassignment surgery. The American ...
Jury awards $780500 in transgender lawsuitWEAU

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This transgender madness is now a danger to women, says TIM NEWARK - Express.co.uk

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 08:13

Express.co.uk

This transgender madness is now a danger to women, says TIM NEWARK
Express.co.uk
TRANSGENDER prisoner Stephen Wood - jailed for life this week for rape and sexual assault on two women at a female prison - highlights the danger of allowing men to use gender self-identification as a means to pursue their perverted acts. Calling ...

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Question 3 puts transgender rights up for vote - WCVB Boston

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 22:08

WCVB Boston

Question 3 puts transgender rights up for vote
WCVB Boston
Voters will head to the polls to decide on Question 3, which protects transgender people from discrimination in public places. Advertisement. Question 3 puts transgender rights up for vote. Loading more articles... Advertisement. 'Multiple signs are ...

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Massachusetts Must Vote Yes on Ballot Question 3 to Protect Transgender Rights - TeenVogue.com

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 20:08

TeenVogue.com

Massachusetts Must Vote Yes on Ballot Question 3 to Protect Transgender Rights
TeenVogue.com
In this op-ed, Nicole Talbot, a 17-year-old girl in Massachusetts who is a spokesperson for the Yes on 3 campaign, explains why the ballot question that could reverse legal protections of transgender people in her state is dangerous. I'm like most ...

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Man Avoids Prison Time In Brutal 2013 Attack On Transgender Woman In Hollywood - CBS Los Angeles

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 19:54

KTLA

Man Avoids Prison Time In Brutal 2013 Attack On Transgender Woman In Hollywood
CBS Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man who was part of a group which violently assaulted a transgender woman five years ago in Hollywood, in what authorities called a hate crime, will not serve any prison time. capture32 Man Avoids Prison Time In Brutal 2013 ...
26-Year-Old Man Sentenced to Probation in 2013 Hollywood Beating of Transgender WomanKTLA
Man sentenced to probation in transgender beatingNBC4i.com

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Women accuse Poverello House of allowing transgender resident to sexually harass them - Fresno Bee

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:59

Fresno Bee

Women accuse Poverello House of allowing transgender resident to sexually harass them
Fresno Bee
Nine women have sued the Poverello House, one of the largest service providers for homeless people in the Fresno area, for allegedly allowing a transgender resident to sexually harass them during their stay at the nonprofit's women's shelter. Poverello ...

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Nicole Maines on Becoming TV's First Transgender Superhero - The ... - New York Times

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:27

New York Times

Nicole Maines on Becoming TV's First Transgender Superhero - The ...
New York Times
“Supergirl” will be gaining a new ally — TV's first transgender superhero — when her series returns on Sunday. That night viewers will meet Nia Nal, who is a ...

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'Pose' Star Angelica Ross is Amplifying the Voices of Transgender Tech Workers - Motherboard

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:19

Motherboard

'Pose' Star Angelica Ross is Amplifying the Voices of Transgender Tech Workers
Motherboard
Angelica Ross is determined. You can see her resolve in the groundbreaking FX series Pose, in which Ross plays Candy, an outspoken transgender woman commanding respect in the 1980s-inspired New York ballroom scene. The grittiness and ...

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Jury awards $780500 in Wisconsin transgender rights lawsuit - JURIST

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:00

JURIST

Jury awards $780500 in Wisconsin transgender rights lawsuit
JURIST
A federal jury in Madison, Wisconsin, on Thursday awarded two transgender state employees $780,500 in damages after a district court found that a ban on insurance coverage for gender-changing surgery amounts to sexual discrimination. In March 2017 the ...
State ordered to pay $780000 in transgender insurance lawsuitWHBL News
Jury sides with transgender workers in reassignment benefits disputeBusiness Insurance

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Why Top Executives at Conagra, AllState and Citibank Hosted Transgender Teens for National Coming Out Day - Adweek

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 15:55

Adweek

Why Top Executives at Conagra, AllState and Citibank Hosted Transgender Teens for National Coming Out Day
Adweek
They launched their project this February after the Trump administration announced that it would roll back federal protections allowing transgender public-school students to use the restrooms that correspond to their gender identities. GenderCool ...

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Columbus Welcomes First Transgender Health Center In Ohio - WVXU

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 13:47

WVXU

Columbus Welcomes First Transgender Health Center In Ohio
WVXU
Along with free testing for HIV and sexually transmitted infections, Mozaic offers safe sex supplies, mentoring, and resources for transgender people experiencing homelessness. In Ohio, a third of the transgender population has experienced homelessness ...

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Stop Lying: The Trump Administration Has Not Banned Transgender Americans From Military Service - The Federalist

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:02

The Federalist

Stop Lying: The Trump Administration Has Not Banned Transgender Americans From Military Service
The Federalist
LGBT activist organization Lambda Legal argued in front of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on October 10 in an ongoing effort to challenge President Trump's “transgender military ban.” The issue began in 2017 when President Trump tweeted a statement ...

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The Czech Republic needs to stop sterilizing transgender people - Gay Star News

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:28

Gay Star News

The Czech Republic needs to stop sterilizing transgender people
Gay Star News
TGEU and ILGA-Europe also called upon the Czech Republic to allow transgender people to choose their own gender. 'Such a reform needs to center on those whose lives are directly affected', they commented. 'This judgement should prompt the Czech ...
Czech Transgender Sterilization Law Violates Right to HealthHuman Rights Watch

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Columbus Welcomes First Transgender Wellness Center In Ohio - WOSU

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:13

WOSU

Columbus Welcomes First Transgender Wellness Center In Ohio
WOSU
Mozaic, a program of Equitas Health, received $1.9 million from the CDC as part of a five-year grant to reduce the spread of HIV among young transgender people of color. It's the only grantee in Ohio, one of only five in the Midwest, and one of 30 ...

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Columbus Welcomes First Transgender Health Center In Ohio - WOSU

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:13

WOSU

Columbus Welcomes First Transgender Health Center In Ohio
WOSU
Mozaic, a program of Equitas Health, received $1.9 billion from the CDC as part of a grant to reduce the spread of HIV among young transgender people of color. It's the only grantee in Ohio, one of only five in the Midwest, and one of 30 nationally.

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