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Sacramento jail scrutinized for booking transgender woman on male side: ‘My humanity was stripped’

●USA
“Sacramento County Jail policies are under scrutiny after a transgender woman was briefly booked in the male section of the jail after being arrested during a protest of the shooting death of Stephon Clark.”

Sacramento County Jail policies are under scrutiny after a transgender woman was briefly booked in the male section of the jail after being arrested during a protest of the shooting death of Stephon Clark, KOVR-TV reported. The woman, Ebony Harper, was protesting with others in front of the Sacramen...

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1 hour ago
Tori Cooper: Transgender Representation is Important

●TRANS VISIBILITY
“People tend to be drawn to others that they view as being similar to themselves. I refer to it as speaking the same language. Agencies that serve trans people have a duty to hire and promote trans leadership.”

Ms. Cooper helped create a leadership course in Georgia for transgender individuals to increase their HIV knowledge and to improve HIV service delivery, ...

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2 hours ago
In The #MeToo Conversation, Transgender People Face A Barrier To Belief

#MeToo
"Trans people too often struggle to access the sexual assault resources we need, particularly because resources for survivors are often gendered."

"Trans people too often struggle to access the sexual assault resources we need, particularly because resources for survivors are often gendered."

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3 hours ago
Firefighters and bankers pledge to be 'transgender allies' in UK workplaces

●UK
“In fire stations, banks, companies and parliament, British workers have pledged to support transgender colleagues facing violence and discrimination through a training programme that aims to promote inclusive workplaces.”

Transgender people suffer high rates of depression - up to 60 percent - due to stigma, discrimination and abuse

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4 hours ago
The difficulties of dating while transgender

●DATING
"And no, we may not be your preference and that's cool, I'd rather know straight up. But you can say that without being offensive and taking away the humanity that we have."

"We may not be your preference... but you can say that without being offensive and taking away the humanity that we have."

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5 hours ago
DATING AS A TRANS PERSON, NEW ZEALAND

●DATING AS A TRANS PERSON, NEW ZEALAND
"There's no amazing dating app, unfortunately, that I've found and would recommend to a trans person.".
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(CREDIT/SOURCE: Newshub, The Project, https://bit.ly/2HdbOt8 )

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6 hours ago
Tonga's transgender community fights for visibility from the conservative Pacific Kingdom | Loop Tonga

●TONGA
“Transgender women and gender-diverse 'leitis' in the conservative Pacific Island Kingdom of Tonga say, "they cannot be silent anymore".”

Transgender women and gender-diverse 'leitis' in the conservative Pacific Island Kingdom of Tonga say, "they cannot be silent anymore" about their fight for visibility.

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7 hours ago
U.S. Marshals Nominee Accused of Transphobia — By His Trans Daughter

●USA
“Bailey Coffman says her father, Frank Coffman, told her she was demon-possessed because she was trans — something he denies.”

Bailey Coffman says her father, Frank Coffman, told her she was demon-possessed because she was trans — something he denies.

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8 hours ago
Opponent on proposed ballot initiative policing transgender bathroom use: 'It's a nonissue'

●USA
“Transgender individuals have been using bathrooms in Montana for generations, and there’s never been an incident,” she said. “Never. It’s a nonissue.”

Opponents of Montana’s latest attempt at a "bathroom bill" gathered in Billings on Tuesday to launch a campaign aimed at defeating the proposed initiative. Supporters are still busy gathering signatures

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9 hours ago
Transgender activist Morgane Oger mulls running for Vancouver mayor

●CANADA
“I am happy to share that I am engaged in dialogue with Vancouver's civic parties and regional stakeholders as I explore running for mayor in 2018 as a progressive unity candidate,” Oger stated on Twitter. “Discussions so far are encouraging."

Morgane Oger previously ran as the B.C. NDP candidate in Vancouver-False Creek.

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10 hours ago
My Eating Disorder Is Invisible — But It's Still Valid

●EATING DISORDER
"I let the lack of representation of the full spectrum and variety of eating disorders dictate my own understanding of my eating habits and my body."

"I let the lack of representation of the full spectrum and variety of eating disorders dictate my own understanding of my eating habits and my body."

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11 hours ago
"Female" captures uniqueness and diversity of trans women through photography

●PHOTOGRAPHY
“The new photography book "captures transgender women as they are — not as photographers often depict them," according to photojournalist Pilar Vergara.”

The new photography book "captures transgender women as they are — not as photographers often depict them," according to photojournalist Pilar Vergara.

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12 hours ago
New U of A Hospital program for transgender Albertans reduces wait times - The Gateway

●CANADA
“The Gender Program housed at the University of Alberta Hospital is the first of its kind in Alberta. It aims to create a single hub where transgender individuals can access healthcare services including mental health support, hormone replacement therapy, and surgery.”

The Gender Program housed at the University of Alberta Hospital is the first of its kind in Alberta. It aims to create a single hub where transgender individuals can access healthcare services including mental health support, hormone replacement therapy, and surgery. The program launched in early Fe...

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13 hours ago
This Transgender Woman Schooled Some Evangelical Christians Who Asked To "Pray For Her" In Public

●USA
“The group quickly revealed that they were looking to pray for “broken” people. but Clymer, who was dressed “femme as hell,” knew what that really meant: They thought being transgender was a sin.”

"Prayer should be a loving act, not a bizarre political weapon," say Charlotte Clymer.

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19 hours ago
Kerala’s Transgender Couple Set to Tie the Knot in May

●MARRIAGE
“Ishan, a trans man, underwent gender-affirmation surgery two years ago, and decided that he would only marry a trans woman.”

Ishan and Surya will perhaps be Kerala’s first trans couple to register their marriage in the state, if all goes well. Ishan, a trans man, underwent gender-affirmation surgery two years ago, and de…

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22 hours ago
Almost Sacred, Hardly Equal: The Plight of Pakistani Transgender Women

●PAKISTAN
“This means that under the proposed law they would not need to appear before a medical board to decide their gender,” said Nasreen Jalil, the Chairperson of the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights Senator about the bill.

Pakistan’s stance on queer rights is complex. While homosexuality is illegal and only somewhat socially accepted just in hushed liberal (and often elitist) circles, legislation is surprisingly progressive when it comes to trans rights.

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23 hours ago
Inside the World’s Only All-Trans Bodybuilding Contest

●SPORT
“The reason that the event is so interesting to me is because all expressions of masculinity are welcome and are celebrated.”

T Cooper, director of ‘Man Made,’ which follows contestants at the Trans FitCon competition, says, ‘For some of these guys, I think bodybuilding literally saved their lives.’

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1 day ago
It's incredibly offensive.

●SLUR
“The derogatory term “shemale” has been used to refer to pre-op trans women, especially those in the sex industry.”

It's incredibly offensive.

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1 day ago
After the First Transgender News Anchor, Pakistan Gets its First School for the Transgender

●PAKISTAN
“As reported by the Pakistani media, the school that runs by the name of ‘Gender Guardian’ has been inaugurated by an NGO called ‘Exploring Future Foundation (EFF)’.”

As reported by the Pakistani media, the first school for the transgender in Pakistan runs by the name of ‘Gender Guardian’ has been inaugurated by an NGO called ‘Exploring Future Foundation (EFF)’.

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1 day ago
Meet America's first transgender celebrity

●HISTORY
“Christine Jorgensen was an American trans woman and the first person to become widely known in the US for having sex reassignment surgery.”

Meet America's first transgender celebrity

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HRC’s Chad Griffin to lawmakers: “If you come for us, we’ll come for you on Election Day”

●USA
“HRC President, fresh off victory in Anchorage, says lawmakers pursue anti-LGBTQ legislation at their own peril.”

HRC President, fresh off victory in Anchorage, says lawmakers pursue anti-LGBTQ legislation at their own peril

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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

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