22 hours ago
UK’s first-ever permanent rainbow crossing unveiled in London

●UK
‘For the first time, a permanent rainbow crossing in solidarity with the LGBT+ community has been installed on a street in London..’

The south London borough of Lambeth today unveiled the UK's first permanent rainbow crossing, in a show of solidarity with the LGBT+ community.

23 hours ago
Gay Republican group endorses Donald Trump for re-election

●EUGHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!🙄🤬🤬🤬🤬😡😡
‘A gay Republican group has endorsed Donald Trump for re-election, claiming that he has followed through on changes that “benefit the LGBTQ community”..’

Gay Republican group the Log Cabin Republicans has endorsed Donald Trump for a second term as president of the United States in a surprising move.

1 day ago
Transgender women seeking asylum in the UK: shunned & sabotaged

●UK🤬🤬🤬
Perhaps more perturbing is the discrimination trans women are made to bear at the hands of both interviewing officers and staff within detention centres. Detention staff have often failed to prioritise or even so much as acknowledge the safety of trans women; many are placed in male detention centres despite making clear to staff that they identify as women. ‘Spelman young Black.’

In an era of Trump and the rise of the far-right across the globe, it’s easy to see how our attentions may be diverted from the UK’s tedious fixation on Brexit to the pressing acts of inhumanity oc…

1 day ago
Fil-Am transgender 'Playmate' Geena Rocero gets immortalized in NYC pin-up

●PLAYBOY
‘The historic debut of transgender Filipino Geena Rocero on Playboy magazine is immortalized in New York City as her very own pin-up makes it to the famed walls of Jeepney Filipino Gastropub..’

The historic debut of transgender Filipino Geena Rocero on Playboy magazine is immortalized in New York City as her very own pin-up makes it to the famed walls of Jeepney Filipino Gastropub.

1 day ago
Sign SOGIE bill: Transgender woman in ladies’ room incident asks Duterte

●PHILIPPINES
Gretchen Custodio Diez called on President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday to push for the passage of the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE) bill that aims to prohibit discrimination against all Filipinos.

MANILA, Philippines -- Transgender woman Gretchen Custodio Diez called on President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday to push for the passage of the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender

1 day ago
I'm Nicky Bandini – and I'm still a sports writer

●COMING OUT STORY
“'For 13 years I have written under a different name. Today I am coming out as transgender, but my love of storytelling remains.”

For 13 years I have written under a different name. Today I am coming out as transgender, but my love of storytelling remains

1 day ago
From ‘stares and fear’ to acceptance: Transgender employees seek inclusive workplaces

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“Pride and Bank of America cohosted a job fair to help pair inclusive employers with transgender employees.”
“Having the ability to come to work as your true self is already a huge advantage,” said Jenny Gunn, a board member of Charlotte Trans Pride. “It’s a safety issue, it’s a health issue.... The parties are fun, but any Pride’s activism has to create opportunities like this.”

As Charlotte North Carolina celebrated LGBTQ Pride, Bank of America cohosted a job fair to help pair inclusive employers with transgender employees. Companies included American Airlines & the city’s schools.

1 day ago
Concerns raised over treatment of transgender inmates at HMP Nottingham

●UK
‘Concerns have been raised about the “humane treatment” of transgender inmates living as women in a men’s prison..’

Concerns have been raised about the “humane treatment” of transgender inmates living as women in a men’s prison. The Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) at HMP Nottingham (pictured) raised the matter

1 day ago
New Trump Rule Would Let Many Companies Fire People for Being Pregnant, Gay, or Trans

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“Employers with federal contracts may be allowed to effectively discriminate against workers based on the employer’s religious beliefs, thanks to a rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor. The policy, unveiled Wednesday, means people could be fired for being gay, transgender, or pregnant and unmarried..”

Employers with federal contracts may be allowed to effectively discriminate against workers based on the employer’s religious beliefs.

1 day ago
N.H. AG Pursues Civil Rights Case On Behalf of Transgender Woman in Nashua

●USA
“The evidence shows that there were two threats of violence and we believe with the intent to interfere with her rights to be at the Planet Fitness and to use the bathrooms,” said Lahey.

A Superior Court judge heard testimony Thursday in the case of a Nashua man accused of threatening a transgender woman. The case is being pursued by the

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