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Czech Transgender Sterilization Law Violates Right to Health - Human Rights Watch

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 04:07

Human Rights Watch

Czech Transgender Sterilization Law Violates Right to Health
Human Rights Watch
A policy in the Czech Republic forcing transgender people to undergo sterilization surgeries to legally change their gender violates the right to health, according to the European Committee of Social Rights. Transgender people whose documents don't ...

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Experts in violence prevention say transgender law protects people, doesn't endanger women - The Boston Globe

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 21:23

The Boston Globe

Experts in violence prevention say transgender law protects people, doesn't endanger women
The Boston Globe
Women who work in sexual violence prevention threw their support Thursday behind Question 3, the question on the Nov. 6 election ballot that asks voters whether they want to preserve antidiscrimination protections for transgender people in places of ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Mother of transgender daughter kept out of locker rooms during lockdown drill speaks out - ThinkProgress

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 20:35

ThinkProgress

EXCLUSIVE: Mother of transgender daughter kept out of locker rooms during lockdown drill speaks out
ThinkProgress
Over the past week, a story has gone viral nationally about a Virginia transgender student who was forbidden from sheltering in a locker room with her classmates during a lockdown drill. But, as the student's mother explained in an exclusive interview ...

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New Jersey releases transgender student policy guidelines for schools - Press of Atlantic City

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:05

Press of Atlantic City

New Jersey releases transgender student policy guidelines for schools
Press of Atlantic City
The guidelines instruct that school districts must allow transgender students to use the facilities and participate in sports or activities that are gender-segregated consistent with the gender with which the student identifies, but leaves open the ...

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Transgender Virginia girl barred from all locker rooms gets apology - 8News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 18:59

8News

Transgender Virginia girl barred from all locker rooms gets apology
8News
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school district superintendent has apologized to a transgender middle schooler who was barred from using the boys' or girls' locker rooms during an active shooter drill. The Free-Lance Star reports Stafford Public ...

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Transgender woman at London airport claims security forced her to remove her bra to be searched - Fox News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 17:50

Fox News

Transgender woman at London airport claims security forced her to remove her bra to be searched
Fox News
A transgender woman claims she was left "shaking and crying" after she was allegedly forced to show security her naked breasts at London Luton Airport. Lilith Carroll, 34, said that she was ordered by male staff to remove her bra, leaving her shivering ...
Transgender woman 'misgendered and forced to show breasts' by airport securityPinkNews

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Karen White: how 'manipulative' transgender inmate attacked again - The Guardian

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:29

The Guardian

Karen White: how 'manipulative' transgender inmate attacked again
The Guardian
White entered the UK prison system as transgender. However, despite dressing as a woman, the 52-year-old had not undergone any surgery and was still legally a male. She was also a convicted paedophile and on remand for grievous bodily harm, burglary, ...
Transgender prisoner born a male who sexually assaulted female inmates after being jailed for rape is sentenced to lifeTelegraph.co.uk
Karen White: Transgender prisoner jailed for life for sexually assaulting female inmates and raping two other womenThe Independent
Transgender sex attacker preyed on women in prison while being held for a rape in ManchesterManchester Evening News
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Transgender at 11: 'I. Am. A. Boy. That's it.' - Washington Post

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:57

Washington Post

Transgender at 11: 'I. Am. A. Boy. That's it.'
Washington Post
administrators freaked out because the question of M or F stumped them when it came to their 14-year-old transgender student. Born an M, but living as an F, the teen was locked out and left alone in the hallway while everyone else huddled for safety in ...
Transgender Virginia girl barred from all locker rooms gets apology8News
Transgender Girl Barred From Locker Rooms During Drill Gets ApologyNBC4 Washington

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Jury awards $780000 to transgender Wisconsin employees denied insurance coverage for transition surgeries - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:27

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jury awards $780000 to transgender Wisconsin employees denied insurance coverage for transition surgeries
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A federal jury in Madison has awarded $780,000 to two transgender state employees who were wrongfully denied insurance coverage of transition surgeries. A judge last month ordered that care is covered, and the trial this week was only to determine the ...
Jury Sends Wisconsin a $780000 Bill for Denying Health Care to Two Transgender WorkersACLU (blog)
Jury Awards Transgender Women $780K For Denied Health CoverageWisconsin Public Radio News
Jury awards $780000 to two transgender women at UW in state ban of health coverageMadison.com
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The Takeaway - WNYC Studios

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 15:07

WNYC Studios

The Takeaway
WNYC Studios
Over the last five years, violence against this community has been on the rise — and 2018 is shaping up to be among the deadliest on record. So far, at least 22 transgender women have been murdered, most of them women of color, according to the Human ...
The Matthew Shepard And James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act Of 2009 | CRT | Department of JusticeDepartment of Justice
The Celebration of Life and Interment for Matthew Wayne Shepard - Washington National CathedralWashington National Cathedral
Matthew Shepard to be Interred at Washington National Cathedral - Matthew Shepard FoundationMatthew Shepard Foundation
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Vanderbilt Opens Clinic For Transgender Patients - NewsChannel5.com

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:47

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Vanderbilt Opens Clinic For Transgender Patients
NewsChannel5.com
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Finding a trusted healthcare provider can be a challenge for anyone. It can be even harder for members of the transgender community. Now, Vanderbilt Health has a new clinic focusing on comprehensive care. Carla Lewis says finding a ...

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Transgender prisoner who sexually assaulted inmates jailed for life - The Guardian

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 11:52

The Guardian

Transgender prisoner who sexually assaulted inmates jailed for life
The Guardian
A transgender prisoner who admitted sexually assaulting women in a female prison and raping another two women outside jail has been sentenced to life in prison. Karen White, 52, had pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual touching at New Hall Prison, ...
Transgender prisoner born a male who sexually assaulted female inmates after being jailed for rape is sentenced to lifeTelegraph.co.uk
Transgender prisoner who sexually assaulted two female inmates behind bars jailed for lifeMirror.co.uk
Rapist transgender woman jailed for life for sex attacks on fellow inmatesMetro

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Court hears arguments in transgender military service ban - CBS News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 11:18

CBS News

Court hears arguments in transgender military service ban
CBS News
Lawyers for President Donald Trump urged a federal appeals court in Portland to allow the administration to prevent certain transgender people from serving in the U.S. armed forces. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the U.S. Department of Justice argued ...
Trump's limits on transgender people in military gets first appeals hearingOregonLive.com

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Transgender girl barred from all locker rooms gets apology - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 09:51

Transgender girl barred from all locker rooms gets apology
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A Virginia school district superintendent has apologized to a transgender middle schooler who was barred from using the boys' or girls' locker rooms during an active shooter drill. The Free-Lance Star reports Stafford Public Schools superintendent ...

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Trump's limits on transgender people in military gets first appeals hearing - OregonLive.com

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 00:27

OregonLive.com

Trump's limits on transgender people in military gets first appeals hearing
OregonLive.com
Lawyers for President Donald Trump urged a federal appeals court in Portland to allow the president to bar certain transgender people from military service, arguing Wednesday that they harm the country's national defense. Brinton Lucas of the U.S. ...
Court hears arguments in transgender military service banCBS News

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Transgender escort killed in self-defence: Defence - Toronto Sun

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 00:06

Toronto Sun

Transgender escort killed in self-defence: Defence
Toronto Sun
With no provocation, Jamie Foster stabbed transgender sex worker Curtis “Moka” Dawkins in the face. That “unbelievably shocking turn of events” led to Dawkins fatally knifing her friend and client in self-defence. That was the main thrust of defence ...

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Ninth Circuit might uphold Trump's ban on transgender troops. - Slate Magazine

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 22:24

Slate Magazine

Ninth Circuit might uphold Trump's ban on transgender troops.
Slate Magazine
Donald Trump's attempt to ban transgender Americans from serving openly in the military found possible supporters at the 9th U.S.. Circuit Court of Appeals on ...

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For transgender people, Question 3 is about more than bathrooms - The Patriot Ledger

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 20:49

The Patriot Ledger

For transgender people, Question 3 is about more than bathrooms
The Patriot Ledger
In the year since he came out to his parents as transgender, 20-year-old Eli Plumb of Pembroke has experienced little of the prejudice that transgender people elsewhere in the country have endured. But with a referendum on transgender rights headed to ...

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Women avoid transgender debate for fear of reaction, says Jo Brand - The Guardian

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:19

The Guardian

Women avoid transgender debate for fear of reaction, says Jo Brand
The Guardian
Many women are wary of entering feminist debates over transgender issues because they are frightened of the reaction, the comedian and writer Jo Brand has said. Brand was addressing a debate that has led to feminists such as Germaine Greer and Julie ...

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