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Transgender candidates in Brazil push to have voices heard - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 16:51

Transgender candidates in Brazil push to have voices heard
Minneapolis Star Tribune
By her late teenage years, Aires was taking hormones to transition to a woman and, because she couldn't find other employment, working as a prostitute — the fate of many transgender people who are shunned by much of Brazilian society. Today, Aires is ...

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DeVos investigates whether school transgender bathroom policy led to sexual assault - Politico

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 16:38

Politico

DeVos investigates whether school transgender bathroom policy led to sexual assault
Politico
The investigation in Decatur, Ga., which opened last month, signals a major development in Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' controversial policies on transgender bathroom access in schools and her handling of civil rights enforcement for transgender ...

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The New Smear Against Transgender Men - Slate Magazine

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 13:01

The New Smear Against Transgender Men
Slate Magazine
This post is part of Outward, Slate's home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture. Read more here. Until recently, most attacks on the transgender community attempted to stoke fears of transgender women. By portraying trans women as ...

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The New Smear Against Transgender Men - Slate Magazine

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 13:01

Slate Magazine

The New Smear Against Transgender Men
Slate Magazine
This post is part of Outward, Slate's home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture. Read more here. Until recently, most attacks on the transgender community attempted to stoke fears of transgender women. By portraying trans women as ...

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Apple introduces 70 emoji — but still no transgender flag - PinkNews

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 10:57

PinkNews

Apple introduces 70 emoji — but still no transgender flag
PinkNews
Apple has released a new emoji update, but the transgender flag is not included. While the trillion-dollar company boasts that it has “thousands of emoji” on its products, including gender-neutral characters and the rainbow Pride flag, there is still ...

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Transgender woman who grew up in Charedi community welcomes plan to ban conversion therapy - Jewish Chronicle

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 09:40

Jewish Chronicle

Transgender woman who grew up in Charedi community welcomes plan to ban conversion therapy
Jewish Chronicle
A transgender woman, who grew up in the Charedi community, has welcomed the government's proposal to outlaw conversion therapy. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, herself underwent the controversial therapy which attempted to suppress ...

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Transgender inmate had op to become a man again after 10 years in female jail - Metro

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 09:38

Metro

Transgender inmate had op to become a man again after 10 years in female jail
Metro
A violent inmate who was put into a women's jail after having gender reassignment surgery was later returned to an all-male prison after having a second sex change. Describing him as the UK's happiest prisoner, one of his fellow jailbirds revealed that ...

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UHS launches new service to expand healthcare for transgender, non-binary students - The Michigan Daily

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 01:59

The Michigan Daily

UHS launches new service to expand healthcare for transgender, non-binary students
The Michigan Daily
UHS Care Manager Diana Parrish said the new Trans Care Team is comprised of health care providers who possess the knowledge and experience in caring for transgender and non-binary students. Prior to this specialized care team, insurance coverage ...

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Transgender Kids: 4 questions parents ask about their gender-questioning kids at Duke's Gender Care clinic - WRAL.com

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 01:09

WRAL.com

Transgender Kids: 4 questions parents ask about their gender-questioning kids at Duke's Gender Care clinic
WRAL.com
The clinic is the first like it in North Carolina and serves both transgender children and teens, along with those with congenital medical conditions related to their reproductive system. Today, the clinic's patient population totals 300 between the ...

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Student Efforts to Expand Transgender Healthcare Pay Off - Reporter Magazine

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:38

Reporter Magazine

Student Efforts to Expand Transgender Healthcare Pay Off
Reporter Magazine
This fall the Student Health Center will offer expanded resources for transgender students. The program has been in the works since last year after students began to advocate for resources that they needed to be available on campus. The addition of ...

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SF Police Commission considers deference on transgender detainees - San Francisco Chronicle

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:04

San Francisco Chronicle

SF Police Commission considers deference on transgender detainees
San Francisco Chronicle
The San Francisco Police Commission will vote Wednesday on whether to adopt a more inclusive approach toward transgender, gender-variant and nonbinary individuals who are detained or arrested. Under the proposal, officers would ask such TGN ...

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North Carolina's anti-transgender law undermined by federal court - ThinkProgress

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 20:12

ThinkProgress

North Carolina's anti-transgender law undermined by federal court
ThinkProgress
A federal judge ruled on Sunday that the “compromise” law (HB 142) that repealed North Carolina's infamous anti-trans law (HB 2) does not inherently ban transgender people from using restrooms that match their gender identity. Further, he concluded ...
WNC transgender support group comments on recent lawsuit against current 'Bathroom Bill'WLOS
Anti-Transgender Legislation Devastates Trans Children—Even When It FailsPaste Magazine
Groups Move Ahead to Lift Restrictions on Local LBGTQ ProtectionsPublic News Service

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USA Swimming Passes Amendment Increasing Inclusion for Transgender Athletes - Swimming World Magazine

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:05

Swimming World Magazine

USA Swimming Passes Amendment Increasing Inclusion for Transgender Athletes
Swimming World Magazine
Among the many amendments passed included a proposal known as R-1, which further outlined the rights of transgender athletes and their participation in the sport. The amendment, proposed by the board of directors, was passed without discussion on ...

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Federal Judges Confirm Transgender People Have Right to Equal Health Coverage - Truthout

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 13:57

Truthout

Federal Judges Confirm Transgender People Have Right to Equal Health Coverage
Truthout
Two more federal judges have weighed in on the question of whether the Affordable Care Act contains a mandate to cover transition services, and their opinions are welcome news for the trans community: They affirmed that a sex discrimination clause in ...

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Anti-Transgender Legislation Devastates Trans Children—Even When It Fails - Paste Magazine

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 13:36

Paste Magazine

Anti-Transgender Legislation Devastates Trans Children—Even When It Fails
Paste Magazine
Stories like these illustrate the horrific psychological and physical impact that anti-transgender legislation can have on trans youth when it's actually enacted, though they don't begin to encompass the worst outcomes, which include physical assault ...
North Carolina's anti-transgender law undermined by federal court ...ThinkProgress
WNC transgender support group comments on recent lawsuit ...WLOS

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Trans woman, 41, pretended to be young lad to groom girl, 12, for sex - Daily Star

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:15

Daily Star

Trans woman, 41, pretended to be young lad to groom girl, 12, for sex
Daily Star
Jacinta Brooks, who identifies as a woman, bombarded the victim with sexually explicit messages and pestered the youngster for naked photos. A court heard this is the third time the 41-year-old, who was previously known Duncan Smart, has been convicted ...

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The transgender community deserves better treatment - Daily Times

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 08:56

Daily Times

The transgender community deserves better treatment
Daily Times
In September, Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar announced Supreme Court will hire two transgender people in an effort to give equal rights to the transgender community. The CJP also directed the National Database and Registration Authority to issue ...

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Mum, 30, duped into sex by transgender man, 35, with fake penis ... - The Sun

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 07:10

The Sun

Mum, 30, duped into sex by transgender man, 35, with fake penis ...
The Sun
LISA Evans, 30, bedded Carlos Delacruz, 35, unaware the sex beast — born female — had no penis. She says Delacruz, of Cowdenbeath in Scotland, claimed ...

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Targeted for 'begging', transgender community begs to be left alone - The Express Tribune

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 03:22

The Express Tribune

Targeted for 'begging', transgender community begs to be left alone
The Express Tribune
Pari*, transgender person who was arrested two weeks ago and subsequently managed to secure bail, told The Express Tribune that, “it was around 11pm on September 11, when I was travelling in a rickshaw with four of my other transgender friends through ...

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