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Tories under fire over voter identity checks that 'may discriminate against ethnic minorities

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“Young, old and transgender people could also be disenfranchised, leaked letter claims.”

Plans to force voters to show photo identification at polling stations may discriminate against people from ethnic minority communities, the equality watchdog has reportedly warned. The new rules – being trialled to prevent voter fraud – would also hit the young and old, those with disabilities ...

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It might now be even harder for trans athletes to compete in the Olympics

●MORE ABOUT THIS STORY
“New rules regarding the testosterone levels of transgender women competing in the Olympics are set to be announced amid an ongoing debate about trans athletes.”

Will this stop trans people getting involved in sport?

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99% of Kenyans support laws criminalizing same-sex unions – Uhuru | Africanews

●THE HATE IS REAL
“Much of Africa maintains colonial laws that expressly criminalize lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. East Africa is a hotbed for clamping down on such people with Uganda and Tanzania being top of the chart.”

Much of Africa maintains colonial laws that expressly criminalize lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. East Africa is a hotbed for clamping down on such people with Uganda and Tanzania being

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Supporting transgender and non-binary youth and their families

●USA
“(We are) a non-profit organization that serves transgender and non-binary folks and their families. We provide navigation for this very challenging journey,” she says....

Kathie Moehlig is the founder and executive director of TransFamily Support Services, a non-profit that serves transgender and non-binary people and their families

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This report outlines the potential impact of Brexit on LGBT+ people

●UK
“Already, the government has announced it will scrap the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, essentially creating a legal gap which could have negative implications for the LGBT+ community.”

It's been almost two years since the UK decided via referendum to leave the European Union.

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Pakistan to open two more transgender schools

●PAKISTAN
“The Gender Guardian, the first school for transgender people in any Islamic state, will open its branches in Islamabad and Karachi.”

LAHORE - Pakistan will soon extend the scope of education for transgender persons in two major cities after the success of the country’s first-ever school in Lahore. The Gender Guardian, the firs

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Mail on Sunday accused of 'scaremongering' about trans children after story about 'DIY trans pills'

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“The story has been criticised by many for not discussing in depth the potential harms caused by not being able to access treatment or the fact that many cisgender people use online pharmacies.”

The piece hit out at "'DIY trans' pills" available from online pharmacies.

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This new law puts transgender sex workers at risk

●SESTA-FOSTA
“SESTA-FOSTA was signed into law by President Trump on 11 April. It conflates all sex work with sex trafficking, which is problematic.”

SESTA-FOSTA was signed into law by President Trump on 11 April. It conflates all sex work with sex trafficking, which is problematic

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Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'

●HIV
“WOMEN WITH HIV are treated differently. I’m afraid it’s still very much a man’s world in terms of things like that.”

1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.

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Is Your Trans Allyship Half-Baked? Here Are 6 Mistakes That Trans Allies Are Still Making - Everyday Feminism

●ALLY
“It’s about being mindful of your impact, tuning in when trans folks offer criticism, knowing how and when to apologize, doing your best to confront your privilege, and using your position to empower others while not overshadowing them.”

This author's actually glad to have this conversation about the mistakes you're making as an ally – because learning is what it's all about. Here's to more growth!

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Trump's Admin Just Said It Won't Stop Doctors From Discriminating Against Trans Patients

●MORE ABOUT THIS STORY
“ Trump administration plans to halt protections for transgender people implemented under the Obama administration, protections aimed at preventing them from being discriminated against by doctors, hospitals, and health insurers.”

As detailed by The New York Times on Saturday, the Trump administration plans to halt protections for transgender people implemented under the Obama administration, protections aimed at preventing them from being discriminated against by doctors, hos…

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Trans athletes face restrictions

●SPORT
“IOC sources confirmed a reduction in maximum testosterone levels from 10 to 5 nanomoles per litre was “likely” with the release of new scientific findings.”

Transgender athletes are to face tougher restrictions on competing in the Olympic Games and international athletics with a halving in the maximum testosterone level permitted for women’s events.

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How Trump’s Trans Military Ban Backfired. Spectacularly.

●USA
“The president’s efforts to implement a ban on transgender troops has met all-round criticism, as well as defeat in the courts. He may have only helped the cause of trans equality.”

The president’s efforts to implement a ban on transgender troops has met all-round criticism, as well as defeat in the courts. He may have only helped the cause of trans equality.

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Congregation Mishkan Israel celebrates diversity and our common humanity with Pride Shabbat

●FAITH
“It’s Shabbat, and it’s a time to celebrate creation — that’s what Shabbat’s about… and (LGBT people are) as much a part of our creation as heterosexuals are part of that creation.”

HAMDEN - The members of Congregation Mishkan Israel celebrated with joy and song Friday evening, as they took part in a Pride Shabbat service. The LBGT-focused event marked a night of human understanding and identity. Rabbi Herbert Brockman said that the idea was fitting - a chance to be sensitive t...

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The Voice of Tamara Adrian, Venezuela's First Trans Politician

●AWARD, BRAZIL
Tamara Adrián, the first openly transgender person elected to office in Venezuela. She is set to be named an honouree by Promundo, an international consortium geared at furthering gender equality and women's right via inclusivity.

Tamara Adrián said her voice was hoarse from tear gas. But it did not stop her from laughing. From smiling. From speaking out. ...

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Meet the transgender mum and singer using rock music to inspire others

●COMING OUT STORY
“I always knew I was different in some way but it took me a long time to work out how.”

A music video has been made to prove life is for living

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The new head of NASA is an anti-LGBT Republican lawmaker

●USA
“The Senate has approved the nomination of a Republican lawmaker with an extensive anti-LGBT record to lead NASA.”

"Yet another attack by this administration on LGBTQ people."

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Navy, Marines chiefs say no morale issues with transgender troops

●USA
“The top officers of the Navy and Marines said Thursday that they have no evidence that unit morale and cohesion has been negatively affected by the open service of transgender individuals.”

The top officers of the Navy and Marines said Thursday that they have no evidence that unit morale and cohesion has been negatively affected by the open service of transgender individuals.

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LGBTQ voices: Embracing progress | The Japan Times

●JAPAN
“By photographing the portraits for “Out in Japan,” Kee believes he’s doing his part by shedding light on the personal stories of each individual that is featured.”

Ahead of Tokyo Rainbow Pride week later this month, we hear from from people in the LGBTQ community about recent moves to raise awareness of sexual minorities in Japan.

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Docu on Laude killing screens in Tribeca and Canadian film fests - INQUIRER.net USA

●THE MURDER OF JENNIFER LAUDE, PHILIPPINES
“On October 11, 2014, Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transwoman was killed by 19-year-old Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton. The case is the first involving a United States Marine in the Philippines under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. The murder resulted in protests by activists in the Philippines.”

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — It is a controversial but courageous documentary, to say the least, for it tackles gender-based violence, transgender rights, and the pursuit of justice against the backdrop of the US-Philippine Visiting Forces Agreement. On October 11, 2014, Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old tran...

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Stop and think about transgender people - Youth Journalism International

●PAKISTAN
“They are just normal human beings like any of us. They need love as any other living thing needs it.”

Lahore, PAKISTAN – Unfortunately, we are a part of a society where transgenders are not accepted. We have never tried to study about their gender. We have never tried to talk to them and get to know them. They are just normal human beings like any of us. They need love as any other living …

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#TDR #LOVENOTHATE: TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE! This video is dedicated to all black transpeople who have passed away and those still alive surviving this battle called life. YOU ARE NOT ALONE! YOU ARE LOVED!
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Deadly Price of Transphobia in Brazil: The world needs to see how hard life is for transwomen in Brazil and South America in general. The situation in Brazil may not be the common situation of transwomen in certain parts of the world, but it mirrors the discrimination and hate transwomen are subjected to in most parts of the world. #TransValid

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