●UK ‘ Britain’s first pregnant man has opened up about his difficulties carrying a child as a man — and gives a surprise warning to others wanting to do the same.’
The first British man to give birth has opened up on the struggles he experienced being pregnant.
●USA😡😡😡😡😡 ‘A transgender woman in Tennessee said a security guard confronted her for using the women's restroom at Gold Strike Casino..’
A transgender woman in Tennessee claims a security guard confronted her for using the women's restroom at Gold Strike Casino.
●UK ‘A transgender teen from Bath who fears hormone therapy will leave him infertile has launched a crowdfunder to pay for his eggs to be frozen.’
Charlie Scarterfield from Bath fears hormone therapy will leave him infertile
●AUSTRALIA “It’s so important for us to see our own story shared on screen and equally as important to explore and understand the stories of others.”
Queer Screen has announced the full lineup for this year’s Mardi Gras Film Festival 2019, featuring screenings of more than 100 shorts and feature films this Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras season. Festival Director Lisa Rose said this year’s event is asking cinemagoers to “Embrace Your Stor...
●USA ‘He's been trying to pass a bill to include protections for transgender Texans in the hate crimes law for the last six legislative sessions. When he first filed a bill to increase penalties for those accused of targeting transgender and gender nonbinary people, he didn't expect much – and he didn't get much.’
Since 2007, Houston Democratic state Rep. Garnet Coleman – and others – have tried in vain to get just five words into Texas' hate crimes law: "or gender
●LOVE❤️ ‘The were previously same-sex couple who stuck together through everything - and now they're man and wife ❤️’
Relationships change all the time - especially for Aidan and Heather, who used to be girlfriends until Aidan transitioned into a man. The previously same-sex couple stuck together through everything - and now they're man and wife ❤️
●UPDATE ON THIS STORY ‘A transgender woman who says she was assaulted in the bathroom of a Raleigh, North Carolina, bar talks about what happened and says she wants an explanation why.’
A transgender woman who says she was assaulted in the bathroom of a Raleigh, North Carolina, bar talks about what happened and says she wants an explanation why.
●TRANSPHOBIC CONSERVATIVE MEDIA ARE FREAKING OUT! 'I have supported many Republicans in elections, I have hoped the Republican Party would reform from within and end its assault on the LGBTQ community. Yet, the party continues to champion policies that marginalize me out of existence, define me as an eccentric character and persecute me for using the public restrooms that correspond to my gender identity. As a result, the GOP’s positions have forced me to refocus my attention away from their agendas I support. Instead, I find myself focusing on issues to protect myself and others like me. Every dollar spent defending transgender rights is one dollar less I can contribute toward other party initiatives.' Jennifer Pritzker. ... See more
●COLOMBIA Indeed, family rejection and pressures and mockery at school can cause stress and more serious mental issues among transgender people. Says Patricia: "I speak openly of transition because I want Malena to have character, so that she can defend herself the day I am not around."
In Bogotá, a transgender girl and her family are, with their openness, helping similar people take their rightful place in society.
●FAITH HEALTHCARE ‘Shouldn’t healthcare be focused on bringing people to life and wholeness, especially healthcare from a Catholic perspective? With demand for transgender health services growing, Catholic providers should take the path of affirmation that leads to resurrection. 2019 should be the year that these providers put aside fighting and settling lawsuits, and willingly seek to make Catholic providers not just reluctant participants in LGBT care, but medical leaders in these resurrection journeys.’
A Catholic healthcare system has settled a lawsuit which claimed it had discriminate against the transgender child of an employee who had sought gender-confirming surgery. But the real story is about the opportunity Catholic healthcare systems have to make moments of resurrection happen.