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Inside a transgender man's journey to become himself - Metro

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:10

Metro

Inside a transgender man's journey to become himself
Metro
Seven years ago, Harrison Massie, now 29, began the journey to feel more like himself. That didn't mean simply transitioning from female to male, but becoming more comfortable in his body. 'I am not embarrassed to say that I was ever a woman,' said ...

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Stafford Co. superintendent apologizes to transgender girl after lockdown snafu - WTOP

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 14:56

WTOP

Stafford Co. superintendent apologizes to transgender girl after lockdown snafu
WTOP
WASHINGTON — The superintendent of Stafford County Public Schools has apologized to the transgender middle school student who was forced to sit alone in a hallway during an active shooter drill, while her classmates took cover in boys' and girls ...
Did a Virginia School Leave a Transgender Student Unprotected During a Shooting Drill?Snopes.com
Stafford superintendent apologizes to transgender student amid national outcryRoanoke Times
Stafford schools superintendent apologizes for treatment of transgender studentInside NoVA
Patch.com -Fredericksburg.com
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'Womxn' row as companies worry the word 'women' excludes transgender people - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 14:47

Telegraph.co.uk

'Womxn' row as companies worry the word 'women' excludes transgender people
Telegraph.co.uk
Companies have come under fire for using the word “womxn” instead of “woman,” after worrying the latter word excludes transgender people. Feminists have argued that it is biological women who are being excluded by the newly popular word, and that no ...

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Community View | Re: Transgender recruiting plans include your kids - Kdminer

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 03:11

Community View | Re: Transgender recruiting plans include your kids
Kdminer
I am writing in response to the column that was published Sept. 20 by Michael Shannon titled, “Transgender recruiting plans include your kids.” First, as a mental health provider, and second, as an out transgender man, I am appalled and saddened by the ...

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After alleged sexual assault, officials open investigation of transgender bathroom policy - Washington Post

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 22:44

Washington Post

After alleged sexual assault, officials open investigation of transgender bathroom policy
Washington Post
The Education Department is investigating whether a Georgia school system's transgender bathroom policy, which permits students to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity, played any role in a young girl's alleged sexual assault. Alliance ...

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Transgender rights effort leads fund-raising battle on Question 3 ... - The Boston Globe

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 22:23

The Boston Globe

Transgender rights effort leads fund-raising battle on Question 3 ...
The Boston Globe
The campaign working to preserve the state law that protects transgender people from discrimination continued to dominate fund-raising in the Question 3 ballot ...
Transgender rights ballot Question 3 sparking debate in ...WWLP.com

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Pity the DOJ Lawyers (For Now) in Transgender Military Ban Showdown - Law.com

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 20:55

Law.com

Pity the DOJ Lawyers (For Now) in Transgender Military Ban Showdown
Law.com
As a three-judge appellate panel prepares to hear oral arguments Oct. 10 challenging the transgender military ban, the government tipped its hand weeks ago that it expects to lose. In requesting expedited argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for ...

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Young activist to make TV debut as transgender superhero - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 17:34

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Young activist to make TV debut as transgender superhero
Minneapolis Star Tribune
BANGOR, Maine — An activist in Maine who won a lawsuit over using the girls' bathroom at her school is making her TV debut as a transgender superhero. The Bangor Daily News reports 21-year-old Nicole Maines will appear on Season 4 of The CW's ...
Transgender 'Supergirl' Actress Talks Transition, Superhero Role on CW SeriesHollywood Reporter
Transgender activist to make debut appearance as superheroWOWT
Maine actress to make debut this week as TV's first transgender superheroBangor Daily News

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Young activist to make TV debut as transgender superhero - Bradenton Herald

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 17:29

Bradenton Herald

Young activist to make TV debut as transgender superhero
Bradenton Herald
An activist in Maine who won a lawsuit over using the girls' bathroom at her school is making her TV debut as a transgender superhero. The Bangor Daily News reports 21-year-old Nicole Maines will appear on Season 4 of The CW's series "Supergirl" Sunday ...
Transgender activist to make debut appearance as superheroWOWT
Transgender 'Supergirl' Actress Talks Transition, Superhero Role on CW SeriesHollywood Reporter
Maine actress to make debut this week as TV's first transgender superheroBangor Daily News

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California Republican steals transgender veteran's photo for campaign attack - ThinkProgress

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 15:08

ThinkProgress

California Republican steals transgender veteran's photo for campaign attack
ThinkProgress
Paul Cook for his vote on transgender military service, and it uses a photo of a transgender veteran without her permission. In bold text, the billboard shouts, “Ask Paul Cook Why He Voted To Allow Our Military Funds To Be Used For Sex-Change Surgeries!

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Harrison: A transgender man's journey - WSAU News

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:47

WSAU News

Harrison: A transgender man's journey
WSAU News
In a 2016 study https://reut.rs/2OeKxOz published in the journal LGBT Health, 31 percent of transgender individuals surveyed said they experienced a moderate amount of rejection from their families and 14 percent said they experienced a high amount of ...

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Harrison: A transgender man's journey - Reuters

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:05

Reuters

Harrison: A transgender man's journey
Reuters
In a 2016 study reut.rs/2OeKxOz published in the journal LGBT Health, 31 percent of transgender individuals surveyed said they experienced a moderate amount of rejection from their families and 14 percent said they experienced a high amount of rejection.

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Maine actress to make debut this week as TV's first transgender superhero - Bangor Daily News

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 10:03

Bangor Daily News

Maine actress to make debut this week as TV's first transgender superhero
Bangor Daily News
Orono native Nicole Maines made history with her family in 2014, when they won a lawsuit against the Orono school district, winning the right for transgender students in the state of Maine to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity.
'Supergirl' Star Nicole Maines Talks Growing Up Transgender, Admits Her Dad 'Blocked It Out' At FirstETCanada.com

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Transgender ballot question backed by governor, local politicians - The Sun Chronicle

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 04:09

The Sun Chronicle

Transgender ballot question backed by governor, local politicians
The Sun Chronicle
Gov. Charlie Baker won't get an argument from local candidates of both parties when it comes to his stance of maintaining transgender rights. Baker on Friday unexpectedly came out in favor on a “yes” vote on Question 3, which would uphold a 2016 law ...

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Transgender ballot activists make their pitch: 'I'm a human being' - The Boston Globe

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 04:01

The Boston Globe

Transgender ballot activists make their pitch: 'I'm a human being'
The Boston Globe
Transgender individuals are visiting key neighborhoods to drum up support for Question 3, the ballot question that will determine whether a 2016 state law continues to protect them from discrimination in such public places as restaurants and restrooms.

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New Jersey education guidance says teachers not required to “out” transgender students to their parents - Metro Weekly

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 00:06

Metro Weekly

New Jersey education guidance says teachers not required to “out” transgender students to their parents
Metro Weekly
New guidance from the New Jersey Department of Education says that school officials are not required to notify parents if their children come out as transgender and request to be treated according to their gender identity in school. According to The ...

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Transgender woman shocked by higher car insurance rates for women in Michigan - WXYZ

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 23:19

WXYZ

Transgender woman shocked by higher car insurance rates for women in Michigan
WXYZ
(WXYZ) - She says her ability to drive didn't change when she transitioned from life as a man to life as a woman, but her insurance rates sure did. Faith Frances asked that we use her first and middle name and omit her last name to protect her privacy.

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Indigenous, transgender candidates among Brazil surprises - Washington Post

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 21:31

Washington Post

Indigenous, transgender candidates among Brazil surprises
Washington Post
Erica Malunghinho, a 36-year-old transgender woman, became Brazil's first transgender to be elected a state representative. The history and art teacher from the leftist Socialism and Liberty Party won a seat in Sao Paulo. Hailing from the northeastern ...

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World transgender bodybuilding competition comes to Atlanta - NBCNews.com

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 21:07

NBCNews.com

World transgender bodybuilding competition comes to Atlanta
NBCNews.com
ATLANTA — It's been 20 years since Charles Bennett took the stage to compete in bodybuilding. But at the age of 63 he's now done something he's never done before — compete as a man for the first time in what's billed as the world's only transgender ...

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