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11-year-old transgender girl 'not done yet' after changing birth certificate - CTV News

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11-year-old transgender girl 'not done yet' after changing birth certificate
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An 11-year-old Vancouver Island girl was among the first 30 Britsh Columbians to take advantage of a new law that allows transgender people to change the sex listed on their birth certificates without having surgery. According to her, she was the first ...

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It's time to end the ban against transgender soldiers - Los Angeles Times

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It's time to end the ban against transgender soldiers
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In May, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told ABC News that he was open to reviewing the transgender ban, and President Obama signed an executive order on Monday that includes formal protection of transgender federal employees from discrimination ...

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It's time to end the ban against transgender soldiers - Los Angeles Times

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It's time to end the ban against transgender soldiers
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In May, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told ABC News that he was open to reviewing the transgender ban, and President Obama signed an executive order on Monday that includes formal protection of transgender federal employees from discrimination ...

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Vancouver Catholic schools adopt policy for transgender students after human rights complaint

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The archdiocese policy says students who request to be accommodated will be assigned a case management team that will come up with a plan to give the students what they need.

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This Transgender Woman Finally Got Her Dream... - Cosmopolitan

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This Transgender Woman Finally Got Her Dream...
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"This is the person that really, really helped me when I was coming out," says Valerio, a transgender woman, of her time as a high school student in San Antonio. A regular entertainer on the Texas female impersonation and pageant circuit for almost 20 ...

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Obama signed a new order that protects gay and transgender employees ... - Deseret News

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WASHINGTON — A pair of executive orders signed by President Barack Obama barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender employees may create dilemmas for faith-based nonprofits that could only be settled in court, observers ...
Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protectionThe Oshkosh Northwestern
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WATCH: Laverne Cox Talks Transgender Issues On 'The View' - NewsOK.com

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WATCH: Laverne Cox Talks Transgender Issues On 'The View'
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The transgender activist and "Orange Is The New Black" star stopped by The View this week to talk about the hit Netflix series, as well her position as the most prominent voice for the mainstream transgender community, according to The Huffington Post.

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Comic Con San Diego To Hold Panel On Transgender Issues - Huffington Post

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Comic Con San Diego To Hold Panel On Transgender Issues
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At this year's popular comic book convention in San Diego, organizers have orchestrated a panel focusing specifically on transgender issues. Called “Breaking Barriers: Transgender Trends in Popular Culture," this panel is reportedly the first of its ...

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Connecticut Child Advocate Criticizes DCF for Care of Transgender Teen - WNPR News

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Connecticut Child Advocate Criticizes DCF for Care of Transgender Teen
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On July 13, DCF issued a press release about an alleged assault involving Jane Doe, a 16 year old transgender teen who was at the Pueblo Unit for just a short time. She was moved there in late June after being held for more than two months at York ...
Conn. child advocate office slams child welfare officials over transgender ...The Republic

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Legalizing Prostitution Would Protect Sex Workers From HIV

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If prostitution were legal around the world, the transmission of HIV among female sex workers would go down by at least a third, according to a paper presented at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

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European Court Of Human Rights Rules Transgender Woman Must Divorce ... - Towleroad

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European Court Of Human Rights Rules Transgender Woman Must Divorce ...
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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that married transgender people living in countries where same-sex marriage is illegal must divorce if they want their true gender to be recognized, reports Gay Star News. The decision comes after ...
European Court Says Forcing Trans People to Divorce Isn't a Human Rights ...Care2.com

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Transgender Man is 9th to Allege Police Sex Misconduct - Times of San Diego

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Transgender Man is 9th to Allege Police Sex Misconduct
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Former San Diego Police Officer Christopher Hays is accused of sexual misconduct. Photo courtesy of SDPD. A transgender man in his 20s became the ninth person to bring allegations of sexual misconduct against former San Diego police Officer ...

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NY agencies collecting more gender data

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State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo says will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.

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Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of ... - Baltimore Sun

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The change makes Maryland the third state, after Oregon and California, to offer such coverage to its employees, according to Holobaugh's attorneys at Free State Legal, a nonprofit organization that represents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...
Policy changes for state transgender employeesWBAL Baltimore
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The Starter Guide to Classic Black and White Films - Mashable

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The Starter Guide to Classic Black and White Films
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Two out of work musicians (Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis) can't get work, until they hear of a job posting for an all girl band and decide to cross-dress and apply. They realize it's a great way to be around girls (like Marilyn Monroe), but end up ...

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Obama signs new executive order protecting gay and transgender employees ... - Deseret News

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Obama signs new executive order protecting gay and transgender employees ...
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WASHINGTON — A pair of executive orders signed by President Barack Obama barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender employees may create dilemmas for faith-based nonprofits that could only be settled in court, observers ...

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Obama signs new executive order protecting gay and transgender employees ... - Deseret News

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Obama signs new executive order protecting gay and transgender employees ...
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President Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) fundraiser gala in Gotham Hall, Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in New York. The fundraiser comes a day after the White House ...
Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protectionThe Oshkosh Northwestern
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Obama signs new executive order protecting gay and transgender employees ... - Deseret News

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Obama signs new executive order protecting gay and transgender employees ...
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WASHINGTON — A pair of executive orders signed by President Barack Obama barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender employees may create dilemmas for faith-based nonprofits that could only be settled in court, observers ...

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Transgender Southerners face rampant discrimination, poverty - Washington Blade

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Transgender Southerners face rampant discrimination, poverty
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Caylee, a young transgender woman, was leaving a local Walmart earlier this month with her fiancé, Michael, when she said three “rednecks” in the lobby “said something smart.” Caylee told the Washington Blade during a July 9 meeting of the Dandelion ...

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Obama grants gay and transgender employees US bias protection

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President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the US government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."

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