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Transgender woman claims harassment at Suffolk jail in lawsuit - Newsday

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 02:13

Transgender woman claims harassment at Suffolk jail in lawsuit
Newsday
The suit alleged that Suffolk County has a policy, pattern or custom “to treat transgender inmates differently” from non-transgendered inmates, and “to disregard the gender of transgender individuals when making housing placement decisions.” Suffolk ...

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Transgender Student's Discrimination Suit Is Settled for $800000 - New York Times

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 01:52

New York Times

Transgender Student's Discrimination Suit Is Settled for $800000
New York Times
A Wisconsin school district has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a transgender student who said he was forbidden from using boys bathrooms at his high school and felt degraded by administrators. The decision by the school board for ...
Kenosha schools settle transgender discrimination suit for $800000Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
School Agrees to Pay $800000 After Transgender Student Born Female Is Denied Use of Boys' BathroomsChristian Post
Unified settles transgender lawsuitKenosha News

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'Forced Divorce' Laws for Transgender People Undermine ... - Newsweek

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:01

Newsweek

'Forced Divorce' Laws for Transgender People Undermine ...
Newsweek
Australia legalized same-sex marriages in December, and on January 9, 2018, same-sex couples began getting married across the country. But there's still one glaring issue with the law that makes marriage for transgender people significantly more ...

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The Future of Transgender Healthcare Is Online - VICE

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 23:20

VICE

The Future of Transgender Healthcare Is Online
VICE
M, who is non-binary and transgender, first sought care for gender dysphoria at their local Planned Parenthood clinic in South Carolina. (Because M has not disclosed their transgender status at work, they requested anonymity for this story.) The staff ...

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Williamston school board members who voted for transgender policy face recall effort - Lansing State Journal

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 23:04

Lansing State Journal

Williamston school board members who voted for transgender policy face recall effort
Lansing State Journal
WILLIAMSTON - A Williamston group is attempting to recall four school board members who voted in favor of a policy affirming certain rights for transgender and gender non-conforming students. Jonathan Brandt, an opponent of the policy, submitted the ...

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School District Pays Transgender Student $800000 After Banning Him From The Boys Bathroom - Newsweek

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 21:48

Newsweek

School District Pays Transgender Student $800000 After Banning Him From The Boys Bathroom
Newsweek
A Wisconsin school district is paying a transgender student $800,000 as a settlement for a discrimination lawsuit he filed. Ash Whitaker graduated from Tremper High School in June 2017, but he sued the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) in July ...
Transgender student's discrimination suit is settled for $800,0000Boston.com
Wisconsin school pays $800000 after policing a transgender student's bathroom usageThinkProgress
“Precedent setting:” Kenosha district settles transgender student's suit for $800Kfox6now.com
The Hill (blog) -Patch.com -Daily Mail
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Transgender woman to grace German Playboy cover for the first time - The Independent

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:40

The Independent

Transgender woman to grace German Playboy cover for the first time
The Independent
While Playboy has been embroiled in its fair share of controversy, the publication has also been hailed for advocating diversity. In 1971, model Darine Stern graced the cover of the October issue nude during a time in which African-American women were ...
Giuliana Farfalla: German Playboy's first transgender cover starThe Week UK
Playboy features first transgender model on its German coverDeutsche Welle
German Playboy features first transgender model on coverNBCNews.com
NBC4i.com -The Sun
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Paraguay City Closes Shop Selling Alleged Transgender Dolls - Voice of America

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:18

Voice of America

Paraguay City Closes Shop Selling Alleged Transgender Dolls
Voice of America
Authorities in the Paraguayan border town of Ciudad del Este have temporarily closed a shop accused of selling transgender dolls. Mayor Sandra McLeon justified Tuesday's closure by noting that the city, most widely known as a smuggling and ...

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Wisconsin school pays $800000 after policing a transgender student's bathroom usage - ThinkProgress

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:07

ThinkProgress

Wisconsin school pays $800000 after policing a transgender student's bathroom usage
ThinkProgress
A Wisconsin school district decided Tuesday night to stop fighting a lawsuit filed by transgender student Ashton Whitaker, who'd been denied access to restrooms that match his gender identity. The decision follows a significant loss at the Seventh ...
Wisconsin school district settles transgender student's suitfox6now.com
A School District Will Pay A Transgender Student $800000 To Settle A Discrimination LawsuitBuzzFeed News
Transgender Student Gets $800000 After Bathroom LawsuitThe Daily Caller
Patch.com -Daily Mail
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Feature: Tabooed transgender community still facing discrimination but to be protected in Pakistan - Xinhua

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:57

Feature: Tabooed transgender community still facing discrimination but to be protected in Pakistan
Xinhua
ISLAMABAD, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The transgender persons are still facing discrimination in Pakistan but they will be protected as the government has introduced a bill in the parliament which seeks to provide equal rights to them. Rani, a 21-year-old ...

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Illinois transgender inmate to be moved to female prison - WGN-TV

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:55

WGN-TV

Illinois transgender inmate to be moved to female prison
WGN-TV
CHICAGO — Lawyers for a transgender woman say Illinois' Department of Corrections has agreed to move her from her current male prison where she says she's suffered brutal abuse by guards and inmates. Tuesday's agreement doesn't include a decision on ...
IDOC Agrees to Transfer Transgender Inmate to Women's PrisonWspyNews (press release)

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Police: Husband says he 'snapped' before killing his transgender wife - KTRK-TV

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:46

KTRK-TV

Police: Husband says he 'snapped' before killing his transgender wife
KTRK-TV
A man in Massachusetts told police he snapped last Friday before killing his wife who is transgender, according to a police report. Mark Steele Knudslien is accused of killing his wife, Christa Steele Knudslien last Friday. He entered a not guilty plea ...
Miss Trans America founder beaten, stabbed to death in her home ...CBS News
Husband told police he 'snapped' before killing Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, founder of Miss Trans AmericaMassLive.com

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Transgender people to be given a voice - Times LIVE

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:53

Times LIVE

Transgender people to be given a voice
Times LIVE
Little is known about how many of South Africa's transgender women have HIV‚ what experiences of stigmatisation they have and what their lives are like - and even how many there are. The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) on Wednesday launched its ...
SA HIV study on transgender women launchedCitizen

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Paraguay city closes shop selling alleged transgender dolls - ABC News

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:54

Paraguay city closes shop selling alleged transgender dolls
ABC News
Authorities in the Paraguayan border town of Ciudad del Este have temporarily closed a shop accused of selling transgender dolls. Mayor Sandra McLeon justified Tuesday's closure by noting that the city, most widely known as a smuggling and ...

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Giuliana Farfalla: German Playboy cover to have transgender model - BBC News

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:26

BBC News

Giuliana Farfalla: German Playboy cover to have transgender model
BBC News
The German edition of Playboy magazine will feature a transgender model on its cover for the first time. Giuliana Farfalla, 21, will be topless, a tradition for such magazines in Germany. She is well-known after featuring in a reality TV series. Editor ...
German edition of Playboy will feature a transgender model on its cover for the first timeDaily Mail
German Playboy to feature transgender cover star for the first timePinkNews
Hurray! German Playboy Is Going To Feature A Transgender Model On Its CoverNews18

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Pakistan's Transgender Women, Long Marginalized, Mobilize For ... - NPR

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:01

NPR

Pakistan's Transgender Women, Long Marginalized, Mobilize For ...
NPR
Activists have won victories like the right to inherit property and inclusion in the census. Parliament is considering a rights bill sponsored by an unlikely ally, an ultra-conservative Islamic party.

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Unified settles transgender lawsuit - Kenosha News

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:49

Kenosha News

Unified settles transgender lawsuit
Kenosha News
“This settlement sends the clear message to all school districts that discriminating against transgender students is against the law and harms students who simply want to go to school,” said Joseph Wardenski of Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC, which ...

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Transgender Menard inmate will move to another prison after settling 1 of 2 cases against IDOC - The Southern

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:28

The Southern

Transgender Menard inmate will move to another prison after settling 1 of 2 cases against IDOC
The Southern
BENTON — After about six hours of negotiations, Strawberry (Deon) Hampton, the transgender Menard Correctional Center inmate who is suing the Illinois Department of Corrections for alleged abuses, reached a settlement in one of her cases Tuesday and ...
Transgender inmate accusing Menard officers of abuse agrees to transferWSIL TV

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Illinois transgender inmate to be moved from current prison - Fox News

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:23

Illinois transgender inmate to be moved from current prison
Fox News
Tuesday's agreement doesn't include a decision on whether 26-year-old Deon "Strawberry" Hampton will become one of the state's first transgender women to be granted a requested transfer from a male to female prison. A lawyers' spokeswoman, Jessey Neves ...

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