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Q&A: A New Law in Chile Recognizes Transgender People - Open Society Foundations

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 20:21

Open Society Foundations

Q&A: A New Law in Chile Recognizes Transgender People
Open Society Foundations
Chile's congress passed a gender identity law recently that allows transgender people over 14 years of age to change their name and gender in official records. Max Anmeghichean, from the Open Society Foundations' Human Rights Initiative, speaks with ...

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UW researcher wins $625000 MacArthur 'genius grant' for transgender youth study - The Seattle Times

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 20:21

The Seattle Times

UW researcher wins $625000 MacArthur 'genius grant' for transgender youth study
The Seattle Times
Olson's TransYouth Project, started in 2013, is a large-scale study of transgender and gender-nonconforming child development. The study is the first of its kind, following more than 300 children across the U.S. who have been living their preferred ...
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More than 50 transgender candidates running for office in Brazil - NBCNews.com

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 18:21

NBCNews.com

More than 50 transgender candidates running for office in Brazil
NBCNews.com
RIO DE JANEIRO — Barbara Aires, who was assigned male at birth, says she spent much of her childhood on the streets, because her father — a military man from the conservative state of Minas Gerais — refused to accept her gender identity. By her late ...

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More than 50 transgender candidates running for office in Brazil - NBCNews.com

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 18:21

NBCNews.com

More than 50 transgender candidates running for office in Brazil
NBCNews.com
RIO DE JANEIRO — Barbara Aires, who was assigned male at birth, says she spent much of her childhood on the streets, because her father — a military man from the conservative state of Minas Gerais — refused to accept her gender identity. By her late ...

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Target Comes Under Fire for Censoring Words Like 'Queer' and 'Transgender' - Out Magazine

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 18:11

Out Magazine

Target Comes Under Fire for Censoring Words Like 'Queer' and 'Transgender'
Out Magazine
Target has come under fire for censoring words on its website. Publishing professionals have criticized the retailer for omitting words like "queer," "transgender," and "Nazis" in its book descriptions. Publishers Weekly called out Target in an article ...
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Transgender student wants to run for homecoming queen, says principal wouldn't allow it - WLS-TV

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 16:05

WLS-TV

Transgender student wants to run for homecoming queen, says principal wouldn't allow it
WLS-TV
Jack Britt High School senior Marquis Monroe, 17, is upset, saying the principal wouldn't allow the transgender student to run for homecoming queen. The 17-year-old shared the experience on Twitter and Instagram, writing in part: "I worked so hard to ...
Transgender North Carolina student says principal denied homecoming queen runWABC-TV
Transgender student at Jack Britt High School wants to run for homecoming queen, says principal wouldn't allow itKTRK-TV

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Transgender policy studied in Georgia school assault case - WTVC

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 15:11

WTVC

Transgender policy studied in Georgia school assault case
WTVC
The Education Department said Wednesday that it is investigating whether a Georgia school district's policy allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice created a "hostile environment" for a 5-year-old girl who said she was ...
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Transphobia almost cost my daughter her life. I salute the Guides' inclusivity - The Guardian

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 07:00

The Guardian

Transphobia almost cost my daughter her life. I salute the Guides' inclusivity
The Guardian
We know that negative media coverage causes great distress to transgender people, and the current environment regarding transgender women and children is toxic. Every day, articles shout about how transgender women are not “real” women, and that ...
Trans rights have gone wrongSpectator.co.uk

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School transgender policy studied - Youngstown Vindicator

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 04:37

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School transgender policy studied
Youngstown Vindicator
The Education Department said Wednesday that it is investigating whether a Georgia school district's policy allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice created a “hostile environment” for a 5-year-old girl who said she was ...
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New study probes the genetic roots of transgender identity - New Atlas

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 02:18

New Atlas

New study probes the genetic roots of transgender identity
New Atlas
A new study led by researchers from the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Australia has identified 12 significant genetic differences between transgender women and non-transgender males. It is hypothesized that these genes, known to be involved ...

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MANDEL: Transgender sex worker insists man was killed in self defence - Toronto Sun

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 00:01

Toronto Sun

MANDEL: Transgender sex worker insists man was killed in self defence
Toronto Sun
Curtis “Moka” Dawkins insists she killed her client in self defence. But the trans woman is on trial for second-degree murder. Jamie Foster, 27, was found dead in the early morning hours of Aug. 3, 2015 after bleeding out in the hallway of his St ...

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Around the Web: Allow transgender people to serve in the military - The Post

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 23:38

Around the Web: Allow transgender people to serve in the military
The Post
When Trump announced in July 2017 that the military would be burdened with large medical costs and disruption if they allowed transgender individuals to enlist, it was a shock and a disappointment to all who were affected. When the ban was deemed ...

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Transgender student at Jack Britt High School wants to run for homecoming queen, says principal wouldn't allow it - WTVD-TV

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 23:17

WTVD-TV

Transgender student at Jack Britt High School wants to run for homecoming queen, says principal wouldn't allow it
WTVD-TV
Jack Britt High School senior Marquis Monroe, 17, is upset, saying the principal wouldn't allow the transgender student to run for homecoming queen. The 17-year-old shared the experience on Twitter and Instagram, writing in part: "I worked so hard to ...

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Stonewall 'backing transgender bullies' - The Times

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 23:06

The Times

Stonewall 'backing transgender bullies'
The Times
Stonewall, the country's most prominent gay rights charity, has come under fire from well-known supporters for “demonising” anyone who speaks out about transgender issues. Leading members of the lesbian, gay, transsexual and intersex community have ...

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Complaint says transgender bathroom policy led to kindergarten assault - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 22:18

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Complaint says transgender bathroom policy led to kindergarten assault
Atlanta Journal Constitution
A Decatur parent is alleging her daughter was sexually assaulted by another child in an elementary school bathroom last fall, in a federal civil rights complaint that comes amid national turmoil over both sexual assault and gender identity. The ...
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IDOC officials deny abuse allegations made in transgender inmate's lawsuit - Belleville News-Democrat

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 18:53

Belleville News-Democrat

IDOC officials deny abuse allegations made in transgender inmate's lawsuit
Belleville News-Democrat
In a response filed Monday, IDOC officials have denied abuse allegations made by a transgender inmate regarding her treatment while incarcerated at several men's prisons throughout Illinois. Deon Hampton, who goes by the name Strawberry, is suing to be ...

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Alexandra Billings Talks Playing Transgender Mafiosa in Broadway's 'The Nap' - Out Magazine

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 18:19

Out Magazine

Alexandra Billings Talks Playing Transgender Mafiosa in Broadway's 'The Nap'
Out Magazine
While The Nap, which explores the surprising underbelly of champion snooker, may be Alexandra's (who goes by Alex) first Broadway play, she is no stranger to the theater. The transgender actress, best known for her role of Davina on Transparent, has ...

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How 'Supergirl' is Changing the Game for Transgender Youth - UNLV NewsCenter

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 17:33

UNLV NewsCenter

How 'Supergirl' is Changing the Game for Transgender Youth
UNLV NewsCenter
It's a bird. It's a plane. It's mainstream television's first transgender superhero. On Oct. 14, The CW will debut "Supergirl" character Dreamer, also known as Nia Nal, on the show's fourth season. What's more, the character will be portrayed by ...

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What NC law really says about bathrooms and transgender people - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 16:53

Charlotte Observer

What NC law really says about bathrooms and transgender people
Charlotte Observer
Schroeder also dismissed the plaintiffs' claim that the law in question, HB142, prohibited transgender people from using the bathroom reflecting their gender identity. “HB142 does not regulate restroom access in any fashion,” Schroeder wrote in his ruling.

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