5 hours ago
Istanbul bans gay and transgender pride march for second year

TURKEY: 'Istanbul's governor has banned a gay and transgender pride march which was due to take place in the city on Sunday, citing security concerns after threats from an ultra-nationalist group.'

Istanbul's governor has banned a gay and transgender pride march which was due to take place in the city on Sunday.

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6 hours ago
LIVING HER TRUTH: Deputy Rebecca Storozuk

LIVING HER TRUTH: 'I’m becoming who I want to be'. Deputy Rebecca Storozuk is the first sworn deputy sheriff at the Orange County Sheriff's Office who is openly transgender.

(CREDIT/SOURCE: ORLANDO SENTINEL, http://bit.ly/2s5Pr0g)

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7 hours ago
Vishakapatnam: Transgender crushed to death in road mishap

INDIA: 'A freak accident, a trans person was crushed to death and another man was injured when a container mounted on a lorry slid and fell on them on Saturday.'

A transgender was crushed to death and another man was injured when a container mounted on a lorry slid and fell on them on the NH-16 at NAD Junction on Saturday.

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9 hours ago
LATRICE ROYALE | Take 'em to Church @ RuPaul's DragCon 2017

LATRICE ROYALE! Happy Sunday to you all!

Enjoy the video? Subscribe here! http://bit.ly/1fkX0CV Latrice Royal of RuPaul's Drag Race season 4 leads a gaggle of choir members and church goers alike th...

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10 hours ago
Group marches in Pride Parade in honor of Leelah Alcorn, transgender woman who took her life

LEELAH LIVES ON: 'Illustrations of Leelah Alcorn were plastered over cars and banners, and her name was in the hearts of many who walked in her honor.' #LeelahAlcorn

Cincinnati’s annual Pride Parade drew nearly 100,000 people to the city streets Saturday, and while the festivities were a celebration of individuality and acceptance, for some it was a time to remember a loved one.

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19 hours ago
Applebee's sued for sex discrimination against transgender hostess

LAWSUIT: 'During her employment, she was called “tranny,” repeatedly asked if she had male genitalia, and referred to as “Daniel” and by male pronouns by her coworkers, the lawsuit says.'

By Katherine Bromberg, Senior Staff Attorney and Mariah Vitali, Legal Intern, New York Legal Assistance Group Every June, we commemorate the 1969 ...

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21 hours ago
Governor signs law that prevents transgender health discrimination | RecordCourier.com

USA: 'Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill mandating that health insurers in Nevada cover all medically necessary transgender health care needs.'

Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill mandating that health insurers in Nevada cover all medically necessary transgender health care needs. Assembly Bill 408 also makes plain that no health

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21 hours ago
Kerala’s first transgender beauty contest was a success – but will it lead to greater victories?

INDIA: 'Reliving the best moment of night, Shyama said, “During the crowning ceremony, the television actor Madhu told me ‘You are awesome’. It made me ecstatic. It was a fantastic experience.”'

The state has been paving the way for transgender rights since 2014.

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22 hours ago
Transgender teacher's fight for human rights complaint hearing dismissed

CANADA: 'A transgender man removed from the St. Albert Catholic school district's substitute teacher roster has lost his latest bid to have a human rights tribunal hear his discrimination complaint.'

A transgender man removed from the St. Albert Catholic school district's substitute teacher roster has lost his latest bid to have a human rights tribunal hear his discrimination complaint.

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23 hours ago
Transgender Individuals From “More Than T” Discuss HIV and Hope [VIDEO]

MORE THAN T: 'The documentary More Than T debuts on Showtime June 23 in honor of Pride month, and indeed, the film’s seven transgender and gender-nonconforming subjects give the LGBTQ community good reasons to feel proud.'

Plus: What’s with all those transgender “bathroom bills”? Find out in this “Trans 102” video vignette!

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23 hours ago
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Black Trans women arrested at an Ohio Pride parade after staging a protest.

Four black LGBTQIA people were arrested at an Ohio Pride parade after staging a protest.

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1 day ago
Black & Veatch

INSPIRATION: Una Nowling is the Fuels Technology Leader for Black & Veatch’s power business. In 2012, Una made her gender transition and helped establish the company’s gender identity and gender expression policy.
“Black & Veatch judged me on my capabilities, on who I was as a person, how I worked with others, how I managed my projects and my technical expertise,” she says. “The rest of it was really inconsequential, as it should be.”

Una Nowling is the Fuels Technology Leader for Black & Veatch’s power business. In 2012, Una made her gender transition and helped establish the company’s gender identity and gender expression policy.

“Black & Veatch judged me on my capabilities, on who I was as a person, how I worked with others, how I managed my projects and my technical expertise,” she says. “The rest of it was really inconsequential, as it should be.”

At Black & Veatch, we embrace diversity and celebrate our professionals inside and outside of work. We recognize how their individual passions, skills and abilities help us fulfill our Mission of Building a World of Difference. #BeYouBV KKFI 90.1 FM The Transgender Institute #pride #lgbt

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1 day ago
NYPD set to make transition easier for transgender cops

NEW YORK, USA: 'The Big Apple’s police department plans to unveil a new policy Wednesday designed to help transgender cops as they transition to a different sex.'

Change is coming to the NYPD. The Big Apple’s police department plans to unveil a new policy Wednesday designed to help transgender cops as they transition to a different sex. “We’re trying t…

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1 day ago
Transgender passports to show gender as 'X'

PAKISTAN: 'The Pakistani passport has a gender category where the option so far had been either as ‘female’ or ‘male’, with this development another option has been added that is ‘X’ identify the gender of the trans' community as a separate category.'

An announcement by TransAction Alliance Pakistan says that that the Government of Pakistan has issued a Transgender person with a Pakistani passport with a

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1 day ago
Sessions Backs LGBT Pride Month Event Where Employees Plan To Honor Transgender Student

USA: 'A day after an LGBT employee group at the Justice Department announced plans to honor lawyers and a student seeking to advance transgender rights at a pride month program next week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke positively to staff Thursday about the upcoming event.'

"[W]e will protect and defend and celebrate that," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said regarding a planned LGBT Pride Month Program at the Justice Department.

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1 day ago
There’s Already A Federal Law Protecting Transgender Students, and Today Is Its 45th Birthday

USA: 'Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was passed into law 45 years ago today. It was designed to prevent schools that receive federal funding from discriminating against people on the basis of sex.'

Happy birthday, Title IX!

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1 day ago
Transgender policies in schools 'a waste of time and money', claims leading academic

HERE WE GO AGAIN! 'Introducing transgender policies in schools is a waste of time and taxpayers’ money, and only confuses children further, argues Dr Joanna Williams.' NO WONDER SUICIDE RATE IN OUR COMMUNITY IS SO HIGH!!!!😠😠😠

Introducing transgender policies in schools is a waste of time and taxpayers’ money, and only confuses children further, a leading academic has claimed. As increasing numbers of children and adults in the UK seek referrals for gender identity clinics, schools are being encouraged to become more incl...

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1 day ago
Pride clinic to assist with transgender name changes

USA: 'The spirit of transgender activist Rowan Feldhaus lives on at Augusta Pride in a free or low-cost legal clinic to assist with name change petitions, organizers say.'
REST IN POWER ROWAN!

The spirit of transgender activist Rowan Feldhaus lives on at Augusta Pride in a free or low-cost legal clinic to assist with name change petitions, organizers say.

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1 day ago
Photos from TransValid's post

LAVERNE COX DAY: On Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio marked June 22 as Laverne Cox Day in New York City!

"Oh my God," Cox says in her acceptance speech. "How crazy is this?"
She added, "Can you believe that a Black, transgender woman...raised by a single mother has a day in New York City named after her?"
How do we celebrate Laverne Cox Day? Easy. We just need to "love [ourselves] and each other."

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1 day ago
Military chiefs seek six-month delay in transgender recruits policy: report

USA: 'The military’s service chiefs have agreed to recommend a six-month delay in the implementation of the Pentagon’s transgender enlistment policy.' SURPRISE! SURPRISE! WE SAW THAT COMING!

The request now goes to Defense Secretary James Mattis for final review.

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1 day ago
Imagine being referred to as ‘it’. This must stop

UNJUST TREATMENT OF TRANS PEOPLE ALL AROUND THE WORLD: The evidence from Australia and around the world is thorough and clear-cut in terms of drastically worse mental health outcomes for trans people and this is directly due to this constant and intense unequal treatment.

ALL of us have been in situations in our lives that create stress, anxiety or similar outcomes.

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#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

DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO ……..If you are of delicate disposition, easily offended, prudish, and weak at constitution.
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