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NJ schools can keep transgender kids' secret from parents, state says - NJ.com

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 11:07

NJ.com

NJ schools can keep transgender kids' secret from parents, state says
NJ.com
It's one of the most delicate and potentially combustible questions schools can face. A teenager confides in a teacher that he or she is transgender and wants to transition at school without any family finding out about it. Should the school call the ...

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Transgender candidate vows to secure rights for community in by-polls - The Express Tribune

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 03:14

The Express Tribune

Transgender candidate vows to secure rights for community in by-polls
The Express Tribune
MULTAN: I will focus on humanitarian issues and will work towards providing transgender people with rights, says Guru Shahid Resham. On Friday, Resham announced that she will contest the polls on the vacant seat after Salman Naeem was disqualified ...
Transgender to contest by-election after PTI MPA's disqualificationDaily Times

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Transgender community rallies around need for health care - Columbia Missourian

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 23:25

Columbia Missourian

Transgender community rallies around need for health care
Columbia Missourian
Daytona and about 30 others gathered Friday evening in Peace Park for an event focused on health care accessibility in the transgender community as part of the 10 Days of Trans Demands initiative. It features rallies in cities across Missouri that aim ...

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Charlie Baker endorses ballot question to uphold transgender rights - The Boston Globe

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 23:16

The Boston Globe

Charlie Baker endorses ballot question to uphold transgender rights
The Boston Globe
Governor Charlie Baker endorsed Question 3, the ballot question that would uphold the state's antidiscrimination law for transgender people, in an opinion piece published in the Rainbow Times, New England's largest LGBTQ newspaper. The Republican ...

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Making a statement on transgender youth - Star2.com

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 22:08

Star2.com

Making a statement on transgender youth
Star2.com
“In its dedication to the health of all children, the American Academy of Pediatrics strives to improve healthcare access and eliminate disparities for children and teenagers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) of ...

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Virginia Transgender Student Denied Entry to Both Locker Rooms During Safety Drill - Newsweek

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 20:51

Newsweek

Virginia Transgender Student Denied Entry to Both Locker Rooms During Safety Drill
Newsweek
A transgender student at a Virginia middle school was unable to seek shelter inside either of the locker rooms during a lockdown drill. Despite identifying as a girl, the student was unable to go inside the girls' or the boy's locker room, but instead ...
Transgender student 'kept away from peers' in gender-based shelters during mass shooting drillPinkNews

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Winchester forum discusses transgender issues, urges 'yes' vote on Question 3 - Wicked Local

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 14:16

Wicked Local

Winchester forum discusses transgender issues, urges 'yes' vote on Question 3
Wicked Local
With four weeks left before the general election, Winchester community groups gathered to discuss why it's important to support members of the transgender community by voting 'yes' on third ballot question. On Oct. 4, The Winchester League of Women ...

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Transgender specialist Dr Helen Webberley ran online clinic - BBC News

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 22:31

BBC News

Transgender specialist Dr Helen Webberley ran online clinic
BBC News
A GP who hit the headlines for giving advice to transgender children faces a fine after running an online clinic without permission. Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates' Court heard that Dr Helen Webberley was told not to run her web-based advice surgery by ...

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Batavia school board member's Facebook comment after transgender debate called a threat - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 22:19

Chicago Daily Herald

Batavia school board member's Facebook comment after transgender debate called a threat
Chicago Daily Herald
Kelly Sullivan of Batavia said she filed a police report Wednesday, the day after a school board meeting where she and two other parents criticized how the district handled a situation involving a transgender student's use of the sixth-grade girls ...

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Scientists discover link between genes and being transgender - New York Post

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 21:55

New York Post

Scientists discover link between genes and being transgender
New York Post
Researchers at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia, have discovered that gender dysphoria may have a biological basis. The study examined the genetic variations of 380 transgender women and compared them to those of ...
Bombshell study links genetics to possibility of being transgenderLGBTQ Nation

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Groups release competing ads on Massachusetts transgender ballot question - MassLive.com

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 18:14

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Groups release competing ads on Massachusetts transgender ballot question
MassLive.com
Supporters and opponents of Massachusetts' transgender anti-discrimination law have released competing ads in the leadup to the November ballot question that would repeal the law. The law prohibits discrimination against transgender people in public ...

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MacArthur “genius” Kristina Olson created the first long-term study of transgender children - Quartz

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 14:50

Quartz

MacArthur “genius” Kristina Olson created the first long-term study of transgender children
Quartz
Olson's early research focused on how children come to understand inequality, bias, and social groups, and over the past few years, she's woven those interests together in the TransYouth Project, the first large-scale US study of transgender children.

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Medical Lake Transgender teen finds dream homecoming dress - KHQ Right Now

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 02:20

KHQ Right Now

Medical Lake Transgender teen finds dream homecoming dress
KHQ Right Now
The word, is transgender. She says at first, it was an adjustment for her friends and family. "It's taken time, but everyone is very accepting," she said. But this past week, she says she got a painful reminder that there is a ways to go. "I was ...
Transgender teen looking for gown turned away from boutiqueThe Spokesman-Review

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Research discovers link between being transgender and changes in genes - Body and Soul

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 01:47

Body and Soul

Research discovers link between being transgender and changes in genes
Body and Soul
The study examined the genetic variations of 380 transgender women and compared it to that of non-transgender men. Within the transgender women, they found a significant over representation of four genes that are involved in processing sex hormones.

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'Why not?': Transgender candidate busts stereotypes in Brazil - BBC News

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 01:13

BBC News

'Why not?': Transgender candidate busts stereotypes in Brazil
BBC News
A large portion of the audience has come to see one of the away team's players in particular, Tifanny Abreu, the first transgender woman to play in Brazil's premier female volleyball league. She may also become Brazil's first transgender lawmaker in ...

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Transgender teen looking for gown turned away from boutique - The Spokesman-Review

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 01:05

The Spokesman-Review

Transgender teen looking for gown turned away from boutique
The Spokesman-Review
This week, however, she was reminded that, when it comes to acceptance of transgender individuals, there's still a ways to go. She and her best friend were hunting for dresses at Lucia's Boutique, a north Spokane dress shop, when an employee told her ...
Medical Lake Transgender teen finds dream homecoming dressKHQ Right Now

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Transgender woman fatally stabbed, body left behind abandoned West Side building - Fox 32 Chicago

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 00:32

Fox 32 Chicago

Transgender woman fatally stabbed, body left behind abandoned West Side building
Fox 32 Chicago
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A transgender woman who was found dead with stab wounds late Wednesday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood is believed to have been killed by a person she was arguing with, according to a statement from ...
Transgender woman stabbed to death on West SideWLS-TV

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'It's horrific,' attorney for transgender inmate allegedly raped at Washington Parish Jail says  - WDSU New Orleans

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 23:21

WDSU New Orleans

'It's horrific,' attorney for transgender inmate allegedly raped at Washington Parish Jail says 
WDSU New Orleans
WDSU has learned new information about a brutal attack that a transgender inmate alleges occurred in the Washington Parish Jail. Five former deputies are facing charges that they played roles in the rape and beating of two inmates. Sixteen inmates are ...

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Opposite sides of transgender law ballot question launch competing ads - The Boston Globe

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 22:07

The Boston Globe

Opposite sides of transgender law ballot question launch competing ads
The Boston Globe
Less than five weeks before Election Day, the campaigns on both sides of the debate over the transgender antidiscrimination law launched new digital ads, setting the stage for an emotional ad war over who could be protected or hurt by the measure.

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ACLU Hosts Statewide Rallies Supporting Transgender Community - KBIA

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 21:57

ACLU Hosts Statewide Rallies Supporting Transgender Community
KBIA
ACLU is hosting a rally in Columbia at Peace Park Friday from 5-7 p.m. focusing on transgender healthcare resources. Jay-Marie Hill, an ACLU of Missouri trans education program coordinator, said the rally is meant to promote healthcare resources in ...

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