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Transgender woman hacked to death in Pangasinan

A TRANS WOMAN MURDERED IN THE PHILIPPINES🤬🤬🤬🤬
‘Jessa Remiendo is known as one of the kindest trans women in Pangasinan. She was found dead on Patar Beach in Bolinao.’

Jessa Remiendo is known as one of the kindest trans women in Pangasinan. She was found dead on Patar Beach in Bolinao.

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When School's a Battleground for Transgender Kids, Teachers Learn to Protect, Affirm Them

●GOOD👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏
"A lot of times when LGBTQ students are talked about, it's, 'How do we protect these kids?' " Leonardi said. "Our work really broadens the scope of what this conversation is all about. We want to create cultures and contexts that recognize and affirm gender diversity."

Equipping teachers to help transgender students feel safe and included requires special training, advocates say.

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California Bans State Travel to Iowa Over Medicaid Defunding of Transgender Surgeries | Caffeinated Thoughts

●USA
‘Iowa becomes the 11th state added to California’s official travel ban list because it defunded sex reassignment surgeries of Medicaid dollars.’

Iowa becomes the 11th state added to California's official travel ban list because it defunded sex reassignment surgeries of Medicaid dollars.

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Transgender, Gay Group Dragged Out of DTLA Bar Demands Public Apology

●UPDATE ON THIS STORY WE SHARED EARLIER
‘Three transgender women and a gay man who were seen on video being ejected from a downtown bar/restaurant after being subjected to what they called hate-based threats and insults by two other patrons demanded a public apology Monday.’

Three transgender women and a gay man who were seen on video being ejected from a downtown bar/restaurant after being subjected to what they called hate-based threats and insults by two other patrons demanded a...

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Transgender sex workers feel under attack. These women are working to protect their own.

●SEX WORK IS WORK!
‘Advocates are handing out condoms, giving advice and providing housing to a vulnerable population.’

Advocates are handing out condoms, giving advice and providing housing to a vulnerable population.

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A trans Lyft driver was viciously attacked by a customer. Now she’s too afraid to work.

●USA
‘A Lyft driver in Oregon said she’s too afraid to do her job after a transphobic customer attacker her. Marla Standing-Owl became a Lyft driver last year after she says she lost her previous job to transphobic discrimination.’

The customer shouted slurs at her and punched her. Now she can't do her job...

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Merriam-Webster dictionary adds gender-neutral ‘they’ pronoun

●THEY/THEM PRONOUN❤️
'The Merriam-Webster dictionary has recognised the use of ‘they’ as a singular gender-neutral pronoun.'

The Merriam-Webster dictionary has recognised the use of 'they' as a singular pronoun, shutting down transphobes who self-identify as grammar pedants.

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Laverne Cox could make history as 1st transgender actress to win an Emmy

●FINGERS CROSSED
‘Acclaimed actress Laverne Cox wants to inspire the transgender community heading into the 2019 Emmy Awards, where she might make history this weekend.’

Acclaimed actress Laverne Cox wants to inspire the transgender community, heading into the 2019 Emmy Awards, where she might make history this weekend.

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Haryana: Missing since September 12, youth, transgender found dead on railway tracks near Sonipat | Chandigarh News - Times of India

●ANOTHER TRANS MURDER, INDIA🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬😡😡😡
‘A 19-year-old youth and a transgender woman, who had gone missing since September 12, were found dead on the railway tracks near Baiyapur village of Sonipat on Monday morning.’

CHANDIGARH: A 19-year-old youth and a transgender, who had gone missing since September 12, were found dead on the railway tracks near Baiyapur villag.

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Breaking barriers: Vietnam's transgender drag queen

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“Tram Anh said he wants to raise awareness about the LGBT community in Vietnam through his performance art, but living life on his terms in a country where many people remain very conservative creates a mountain of challenges for him to must tackle.”

Tram Anh was born female but has made the transition to living as a male. When night falls, he transforms into another identity – Prinz Illusion – to perform in a drag show in Ho…

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