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●TRANS MEN ARE MEN!!!!
#TransMenAreMen #TransValid

2 days ago
This trans Gay Games athlete from Uganda is the embodiment of courage

●UGANDA
“Mulucha, a trans man, is one of eight athletes from Uganda competing at the Gay Games in Paris, others participating in aquatics, volleyball and bowling.”

Jay Mulucha uses sports to break down barriers in Africa.

2 days ago
ICE Won’t Let This Trans Woman Out of Jail

●USA
‘Despite multiple applications for parole and asylum, Alejandra (whose last name is not being used to protect her privacy) was not one of the women released from immigration detention last month. A native of El Salvador, she’s also detained at the transgender “pod” at Cibola — and watched, disappointed, as over a dozen other trans women were released while she remained behind.’

And advocates are starting to fear for her safety.

2 days ago
Armie Hammer Calls Out Anti-Trans Heckler at "Straight White Men"

●USA
‘When a heckler shouted at trans activist Kate Bornstein during the Broadway show, Hammer not only tweeted at the woman but vowed to report her to the theater.’

When a heckler shouted at trans activist Kate Bornstein during the Broadway show, Hammer not only tweeted at the woman but vowed to report her to the theater.

2 days ago
Accomplished Trans Student and Activist Casey Hoke Has Died

●REST IN PEACE
‘Casey Hoke — a transgender artist and activist, as well as a TEDx speaker, Point Foundation scholar, and board member of the Gay and Lesbian Student Education Network — died in his Pomona, Calif., home, according to a family statement on his Facebook page.’

The 21-year-old made a big impression on his high school, as well as several prominent LGBTQ organizations.

2 days ago
Violence, Stigma, and Poverty Shape HIV Risk of Transgender Women in India: An Interview With Abhina Aher

●INDIA
‘Aher presented a poster at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam called Hidden and Covered: Underreporting of Violence, a Transgender Women Project, Even After Empowerment Process, and discussed the poster and the issues that transgender women in India.’

Abhina Aher discusses her poster presented at AIDS 2018 focusing on the major barriers to service access that transgender people are facing in India.

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The way police investigate the murders of transgender women adds insult to injury

●USA
“I have to get out of here,” she said. “I have a lot to offer, and it would be a shame if my life was cut short because someone decided that they wanted to kill me.”

Aea Celestice, a black transgender woman living in Jacksonville, Florida, has the most basic of plans for the next chapter of her life: She hopes to get out of town before someone kills her. Celestice, 32, has good reason to worry. Over the past six months, four black trans women in the city have be...

2 days ago
DA: Woman receives 18-year prison sentence for killing friend

●USA
‘Paris McConville, 35, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree manslaughter and one count of second-degree assault in court on Thursday.’

A woman was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Thursday.

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Clark County Finalizes Protections for Gender Diverse Students | Human Rights Campaign

●USA
“Every student deserves to live free from fear of discrimination so they can develop their strengths and thrive socially, emotionally and academically. As we gear up for back-to-school, we hope schools across Clark County will move quickly to implement this inclusive policy to protect the safety and wellbeing of every student.”

HRC responded to the Clark County School District’s decision to protect transgender and gender diverse students with an explicitly inclusive policy. The policy was approved by a 4-3 vote.

2 days ago
Santa Cruz analyst’s Cabrillo trustee bid could make him first transgender man to hold elected office in state

●USA
‘Senior county analyst Adam Spickler is making a bid at what would be his first elected office — and could be the first time an openly transgender man holds a public office in California.’

APTOS >> Senior county analyst Adam Spickler is making a bid at what would be his first elected office — and could be the first time an openly transgender man holds a public office in California.Spickler, 48, is running for electio

2 days ago
Transgender Hyogo man lectures about Supreme Court recognition as 'father' of children - The Mainichi

●JAPAN
Takarazuka resident Ikuyo Kubota, 64, commented after hearing Maeda's story, "I felt once more that words that we say without thinking can really hurt people."

TAKARAZUKA, Hyogo -- Transgender man Ryo Maeda spoke at a public hall here on Aug. 10 about how he came to be a father.

3 days ago
Queer Vision

●HORMONES
“Not all trans people medically transition, and here's what they want you to know.”

Not all trans people medically transition, and here's what they want you to know.

3 days ago
WestJet passenger says she was 'in shock' after gate agent outed her as transgender | CBC News

●CANADA
“Lenore Herrem was leaving Calgary when she says a WestJet agent outed her in front of fellow passengers.”

A passenger flying from Calgary to Saskatoon says she was left feeling "unsafe" and the target of stares and pitying comments after a WestJet agent outed her as a transgender woman to the other passengers on her flight.

3 days ago
Sketch released of Jacksonville transgender murder suspect

●UPDATE ON THIS STORY
‘A composite sketch of a man suspected in the murder of a transgender woman was released Thursday by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.’

A composite sketch of a man suspected in the murder of a transgender woman was released Thursday by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

3 days ago
Some transgender drivers are being kicked off Uber’s app

●USA
‘Transgender drivers across the country are finding their accounts either temporarily or permanently suspended due to an Uber security feature that requires drivers to take a selfie to verify their identity. If the photo doesn't come back as a match to other photos on file, it will get flagged.’

Transgender Uber driver accounts are being deactivated because of a photo ID security technology that can't understand their gender transitions.

4 days ago
Transgender candidates could make history in upcoming races

●USA
‘Transgender candidates, running for political office in unprecedented numbers in the United States this year, could make history in upcoming primary elections by securing Democratic Party nominations in races in three states.’

Transgender candidates, running for political office in unprecedented numbers in the United States this year, could make history in upcoming primary elections by securing Democratic Party nominations in races in three states.

4 days ago
Are trans actors progressing in showbiz?

●UK
‘The first transgender man in British soap history to play a recurring trans character says roles like his "opened the pathway for other roles".’

There have been some recent milestones for trans actors, but some say they're still "pigeon-holed".

4 days ago
Transgender New Yorkers sue fried chicken shop for refusing to serve them

●LAWSUIT
“A fried chicken shop in New York is being sued by a group of transgender people who were refused service in the restaurant.”

The group are friends of trans actress Laverne Cox.

4 days ago
Director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center - HigherEdJobs

●JOBS
“Applicant screening will begin immediately. For full consideration, candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by Friday, September 7, 2018. The application packet should include a cover letter detailing how the applicant's credentials and experience meet the needs, responsibilities, and qualifications stated above; a current resume/CV; and contact information for three references.”

Jobs in higher education. Faculty and administrative positions at colleges and universities. Updated daily. Free to job seekers.

4 days ago
Congressional Candidate Comes Out Swinging In Defense Of Trans Kids

●USA
‘Alexandra Chandler, who would become the first trans congresswomen if she's elected, is speaking out on a November vote in Massachusetts that will ask the public whether to overturn an anti-discrimination law protecting trans people.’

Alexandra Chandler, who would become the first trans congresswomen if she's elected, is speaking out on a November vote in Massachusetts that will ask the public whether to overturn an anti-discrimination law protecting trans people.

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Feds Spend $613,634 to Boost 'Intimacy and Trust' of Transgender Women and Their Male Partners

●USA
"We will enroll racially diverse trans women and their male partners and randomize couples to either the CHIP intervention or an enhanced standard of care (SOC) control condition," the grant states. "Couples will be followed quarterly over 12-months."

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $600,000 for a study that will follow transwomen and their male partners for a year.

 

#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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