21 hours ago
Question 3 Seeks To Repeal Transgender Public Accommodations Law

●USA
"I've been refused service in a restaurant simply for being transgender. I've been asked to leave a place — 'asked' is the polite word. I've been told to leave a place for using the women's restroom," Jenkins said. "And those things have a lasting impact on me that I still had with me when I moved up here to Massachusetts."

A "yes" vote keeps the transgender public accommodations law on the books. A "no" vote repeals it.

23 hours ago
Changes to Tasmanian transgender laws only 'do half the job'

●AUSTRALIA
"The principle underpinning that decision to remove the forced divorce and the surgery requirement, it's the same principle, they lead to the same result for transgender and gender diverse Tasmanians,".....

A transgender group welcomes reforms to Tasmanian laws on changing birth certificates but says they fail to scrap the legal requirement to undergo surgery.

1 day ago
Jupiter looks like the trans flag in this amazing NASA photo

●NASA
“Jupiter can be seen in a whole new light in a photo released by NASA showing the planet in the colours of the trans flag.”

"My favourite planet is now Jupiter."

1 day ago
In Indonesia, transgender women find haven in Islamic boarding school

●INDONESIA
“I felt angry that my freedom, especially my freedom of religion, was being violated,” said Shara, who lives at the school. “... Even the state can’t fully guarantee our safety from these groups,” she added .......

Shinta Ratri, the matron of an Indonesian Islamic boarding school, corrects the ...

1 day ago
Anti-transgender hate crimes up by a third in one year

●UK
‘Reports of anti-transgender hate crimes have surged by more than a third in the past 12 months.’

The government released new figures about hate crimes reported in England and Wales.

1 day ago
Woman accused in transgender woman’s murder rejects plea deal

●USA
‘Chloe Huehlenfeld was offered a 20-year sentence.
Instead, she’ll be tried on charges of murder and engaging in organized criminal activity.’

A woman charged in the killing of a transgender woman will go to trial after rejecting a plea deal.

1 day ago
Trans Man Jackson Bird on Sharing Transgender Voices

●USA
‘The YouTube creator and activist discusses coming out after attaining fame and how gaining male privilege encourages him to share others' stories.’

The YouTube creator and activist discusses coming out after attaining fame and how gaining male privilege encourages him to share others' stories.

1 day ago
Advocates Fight to Protect Transgender Equality in Massachusetts | Human Rights Campaign

●USA
“Our transition was such a positive experience, but we realized that families with trans kids still faced many hurdles from folks who didn’t understand how a child could know their gender identity,” Lemay told Equality.

On Nov. 6, Massachusetts voters will decide the fate of a non-discrimination law that protects transgender people in public spaces.

1 day ago
The next frontier of LGBT equality? Reforming the Gender Recognition Act

●UK
‘Being able to change the name and gender on their birth certificate makes it easier for trans people to get a new job, get married or change their records. While it was ground-breaking when first introduced, the act is now outdated and in urgent need of reform.’

Stonewall UK's Jeff Ingold says we must stand by our trans siblings.

1 day ago
What did trans people and parents of trans children make of Butterfly episode one?

●UK
‘Emmerdale's Ash Palmisciano and a 16-year-old transgender student are among those to share their reviews of the new drama.’

Emmerdale's Ash Palmisciano and a 16-year-old transgender student are among those to share their reviews of the new drama

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