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29 min ago | Asbury Park Press

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Transgender student may go to other schools Transgender student has been fighting Middletown school officials to find a safe school; Thorne maintains she is welcome there.

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Related Topix: Middletown, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ, Gay/Lesbian

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Department Of Labor Extends Employment Protections To Transgender Workers

The Department of Labor issued guidance Tuesday stating that transgender federal employees and employees of federal contractors are covered under nondiscrimination protections that apply to sex.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, ATF, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Michelle Duggar Warns Arkansas Community That Transgender People Are Child Predators

Wednesday night, the City Council of Fayetteville, Arkansas will consider a new law that will protect citizens against discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic background, marital status, or veteran status.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, Liberal Political News

13 hrs ago | KFVS12

Israeli leader recalls team from cease-fire talks

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Gay/Lesbian

16 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Should this transgender student, 13, be allowed to attend school as girl? District says no

Rachel Pepe transitioned over the summer from her male identity as Brian to become a 13-year-old girl.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

20 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel city

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including... Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

20 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

The Smithsonian is adding hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects to its collection to document the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, including dozens of items from the popular TV sitcom "Will and Grace."

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Advocate

Laverne Cox Recounts Suicide Attempt, Remains Thankful That She Survived

Yesterday, actress Laverne Cox appeared on ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos to discuss Orange is the New Black , the state of trans rights in America, and the impact discrimination and harassment had on her growing up.

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Advocate

San Francisco Police Dept. Welcomes First Transgender Officer

This Friday, Mikayla Connell became the first transgender person to enter and graduate from the San Francisco Police Academy, reports KTVU .

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Daily Mail

'I was constantly paranoid I'd be found out!' Transgender lingerie...

One young man's life cut short - another's changed forever: Haunting video shows shattered cop Darren Wilson standing over body of Michael Brown, the youth he'd just shot six times Family say Michael Brown was 'executed' after star pathologist claims he could have survived first five bullets - before sixth 'kill shot' to the head.

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Related Topix: Riot, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

New Statesman

Kellie Maloney, Newsnight and the debate the transgender community refused to have

On Monday 11 August, I was asked to appear on the BBC's Newsnight with two other trans activists and journalists, Paris Lees and Fred McConnell .

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WFIL-AM Lafayette Hill

Russell Moore Answers All You Wanted to Know about Sex

But they're also the kinds of topics that frequently crowd the inbox of Russell Moore, who recently marked his first anniversary as the Southern Baptist Convention's top public policy expert.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Wedding

WHAS11

Campaign flashes 'fairness' at unique photo shoot

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Supporters of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights had an opportunity to take part in a unique photo and video shoot.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Aug 17, 2014

El Paso Times

El Paso's GLBT community opens new OUTright Center with social and health services

But thanks to a $50,000 donation from the Elton John AIDS Foundation, the organization has opened the OUTright Center, which will allow it to better serve the area's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in a spacious location on West Yandell.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Gay/Lesbian, El Paso, TX

People

Transgender Model Geena Rocero Reveals Why She Shared Her Secret

Long before her TED talk made headlines in March, model Geena Rocero agonized over what it would mean - to her, to her bosses, to her career - if it came out that the gorgeous woman modeling bikinis in fashion mags had started life as a boy.

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The Raw Story

New Jersey middle school bans transgender teen from attending school as a girl

Officials with Thorne Middle School in Middletown, New Jersey have refused to allow a transitioning transgender student to return to school using her new gender identity, APP.com reports .

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KSFO AM 560

"Orange Is the New Black" Star Laverne Cox's One Wish for America

Laverne Cox, star of the Netflix hit series Orange Is the New Black , is breaking barriers for the transgender community both on and off the screen.

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WRAL.com

Ugandan gays who fled to Kenya still feel danger

But not gay Ugandans who fled persecution to live in a refugee camp in neighboring Kenya.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, Uganda, Africa, Kenya,

The Honolulu Advertiser

Court validates transgender man's marriage, allows divorce to continue

Born a woman in Hawaii, Thomas Beatie was taking steps to become a man before his marriage.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Gay/Lesbian, Maricopa County, AZ

Martinsburg Journal

Love is not a choice

When I was 14, I finally realized I was romantically inclined toward men rather than women.

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