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Some transgender drivers are being kicked off Uber's app - CNBC.com - CNBC

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 15:16

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Some transgender drivers are being kicked off Uber's app - CNBC.com
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Uber's transgender drivers are finding their accounts either temporarily or permanently suspended due to an Uber ID security feature that is picking up ...

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GLAAD, Time's Up write open letter to improve transgender representation in Hollywood productions - Firstpost

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:11

Firstpost

GLAAD, Time's Up write open letter to improve transgender representation in Hollywood productions
Firstpost
The “Dear Hollywood” letter was signed by gay, lesbian and transgender (LGBT) advocacy groups GLAAD and Outfest, as well as actors union SAG, casting agents and production companies headed by the likes of Judd Apatow and Ryan Murphy.
Transgender Roundtable: Hollywood Actors Get Real About Trump and More – VarietyVariety
An Open Letter to Hollywood From Transgender Colleagues, Allies – VarietyVariety

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Here's how EVSC should handle the transgender bathroom lawsuit | Webb - Evansville Courier & Press

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:59

Evansville Courier & Press

Here's how EVSC should handle the transgender bathroom lawsuit | Webb
Evansville Courier & Press
Those are the initials of the transgender boy currently suing the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. for the right to use the bathroom of his choice. Since the lawsuit was filed in February, he's been dragged into court and basically forced to explain ...

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Vermont could be about to elect the US's first ever openly transgender governor - PinkNews

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 10:27

PinkNews

Vermont could be about to elect the US's first ever openly transgender governor
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Christine Hallquist, who is running to be the Democratic nominee for November, has already broken new ground by becoming the US's first ever openly transgender gubernatorial candidate. . Her history-making exploits come after LGBT+ politicians smashed ...
Vermont gets first transgender major-party gubernatorial candidate and former governor says 'it will be irrelevant ...Daily Mail

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The CrossFit Games Will Now Allow Transgender Athletes to Compete - menshealth.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 20:52

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The CrossFit Games Will Now Allow Transgender Athletes to Compete
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This is part of what led Chloie Jönsson, a transgender woman, to sue CrossFit for banning her from competing in the women's division in 2014. According to BuzzFeed News, the case was settled in 2015, and now, Jönsson says that she's overjoyed at the ...
Transgender Athletes Allowed to Compete in 2019 CrossFit GamesAdvocate.com
Transgender Athletes Can Now Compete In The CrossFit GamesBuzzFeed News

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Hollywood power players vow to step up transgender representation efforts - USA TODAY

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 19:29

USA TODAY

Hollywood power players vow to step up transgender representation efforts
USA TODAY
Recent controversies like Scarlett Johansson taking (and then giving up) a role as a transgender man, as well as former "Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor's alleged harassment of trans women on the set of the Emmy Award-winning Amazon series, prove that ...
Transgender groups urge Hollywood to tell their stories betterReuters
An Open Letter to Hollywood From Transgender Colleagues, Allies – VarietyVariety

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Transgender Actors Discuss Why There's Never Been a Trans Oscar-Winner - Variety

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 18:58

Variety

Transgender Actors Discuss Why There's Never Been a Trans Oscar-Winner
Variety
Michael, who plays a transgender character on “Queen Sugar,” added that financing is also integral to providing parts for trans actors to play. “Like do you really know whether or not the tickets will sell with this trans actor playing this character ...

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Evansville school must allow transgender student to use male bathroom - WTHR

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 18:54

Evansville school must allow transgender student to use male bathroom
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered an Indiana school district to allow a transgender student to use male bathrooms. Judge William Lawrence signed an injunction Friday, just days before classes resume in the Evansville Vanderburgh ...

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Transgender groups urge Hollywood to tell their stories better - Reuters

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 17:21

Reuters

Transgender groups urge Hollywood to tell their stories better
Reuters
The “Dear Hollywood” letter was signed by gay, lesbian and transgender (LGBT) advocacy groups GLAAD and Outfest, as well as actors union SAG, casting agents and production companies headed by the likes of Judd Apatow and Ryan Murphy. “We have ...

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Judge upholds transgender bathrooms: Female 'students do not have a fundamental privacy right' - Lifesite

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 17:09

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Judge upholds transgender bathrooms: Female 'students do not have a fundamental privacy right'
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OREGON, August 7, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Boys will continue to be allowed in girls' restrooms and locker rooms in Oregon after a judge dismissed a lawsuit against that policy, saying, “high school students do not have a fundamental privacy right to not ...
Federal judge dismisses transgender bathroom lawsuit: Students 'do not have a fundamental privacy right'Conservative Review

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Hollywood agencies sign open letter to advance transgender opportunities - EW.com

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 15:58

EW.com

Hollywood agencies sign open letter to advance transgender opportunities
EW.com
Scarlett Johansson recently decided to “respectfully withdraw” from a project that would've seen another instance of a cisgender actor portraying a transgender character on screen. However, there's more work to be done in leveling the playing field for ...
45 Hollywood groups sign letter demanding transgender 'inclusion ...Lifesite
Laverne Cox says inequality remains a barrier in cisgender actors playing transgender rolesDaily Mail
Laverne Cox Says Cisgender Actors Can Play Transgender Characters If All Things Are EqualJust Jared
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Hollywood backlash over non-trans actors playing transgender roles - USA TODAY

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:54

USA TODAY

Hollywood backlash over non-trans actors playing transgender roles
USA TODAY
Hollywood backlash over non-trans actors playing transgender roles. CLOSE. Backlash likely played a role in actress Scarlett Johansson's pulling out of film 'Rub and Tug,' in which she was to portray a transgender man. (Aug. 7) AP.

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Transgender Hollywood Seeks Recognition, and Not Just Roles - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:43

U.S. News & World Report

Transgender Hollywood Seeks Recognition, and Not Just Roles
U.S. News & World Report
NEW YORK (AP) — When actress Scarlett Johansson reversed course recently and canceled plans to play a transgender man in the film "Rub & Tug," transgender actors like Scott Turner Schofield were gratified — and pleasantly surprised. After years of ...
Hollywood power players vow to step up transgender representation effortsUSA TODAY
Transgender groups urge Hollywood to tell their stories betterReuters
Transgender Roundtable: Hollywood Actors Get Real About Trump and More – VarietyVariety
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How Caitlyn Jenner Is Secretly Fighting Trump's White House on Transgender Rights - Variety

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:31

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How Caitlyn Jenner Is Secretly Fighting Trump's White House on Transgender Rights
Variety
The world's most famous transgender woman has retreated from the public spotlight that once engulfed her and the hounding paparazzi who once tracked her every move. In her first lengthy sit-down magazine interview in more than a year, Jenner speaks ...
Caitlyn Jenner Still a Republican Doing Republican ThingsJezebel

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Transgender Hollywood seeks recognition, and not just roles - Washington Post

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:23

Washington Post

Transgender Hollywood seeks recognition, and not just roles
Washington Post
NEW YORK — When actress Scarlett Johansson reversed course recently and canceled plans to play a transgender man in the film “Rub & Tug,” transgender actors like Scott Turner Schofield were gratified — and pleasantly surprised. After years of ...
Hollywood power players vow to step up transgender representation effortsUSA TODAY
Transgender groups urge Hollywood to tell their stories betterReuters
Transgender Roundtable: Hollywood Actors Get Real About Trump and More – VarietyVariety
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Transgender Actors Roundtable: Laverne Cox, Chaz Bono and More on Hollywood Discrimination - Variety

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:01

Variety

Transgender Actors Roundtable: Laverne Cox, Chaz Bono and More on Hollywood Discrimination
Variety
With a president who has decided to wage a war on transgender Americans by endorsing policies banning them from serving in the military, there's been a growing sense of panic, and an urgency for these voices to be heard. That's why Variety invited six ...

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Democrats poised to pick transgender woman for Vermont governor ... - Politico

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 09:09

Politico

Democrats poised to pick transgender woman for Vermont governor ...
Politico
Former energy exec Christine Hallquist is vying to become the nation's first transgender governor.

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US Judge Bars Trump Policy Restricting Transgender Troops - Voice of America

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 08:56

Voice of America

US Judge Bars Trump Policy Restricting Transgender Troops
Voice of America
A U.S. court on Monday ruled the Trump administration could not enforce an updated policy barring certain transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, becoming the second court in the country to rule against the government since it unveiled ...
Judge rejects Trump's request to toss transgender troop lawsuit ...The Hill

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US judge rules against Trump policy restricting transgender troops - Channel NewsAsia

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:26

Channel NewsAsia

US judge rules against Trump policy restricting transgender troops
Channel NewsAsia
NEW YORK: A U.S. court on Monday ruled the Trump administration could not enforce an updated policy barring certain transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, becoming the second court in the country to rule against the government since it ...
Judge rejects Trump's request to toss transgender troop lawsuitThe Hill

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