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4 hrs ago | Philly.com

Apparent Bucks suicide points up transgender stresses

Jessica Moscatel came out as transgender in 11th-grade English class this spring.

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Related Topix: New York University

8 hrs ago | Lamar Daily News

Laverne Cox hopes to inspire with life story

Laverne Cox realizes she is having a winning moment as a transgender actor in entertainment - including a recent Emmy nomination - and she hopes her story will continue to inspire others.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Ferguson, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: Transgender is a - Mental Disorder' - "...

Dr. Paul R. McHugh, the former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry, said that transgenderism is a "mental disorder" that merits treatment, that sex change is "biologically impossible," and that people who promote sexual reassignment surgery are collaborating with and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University

News Shopper

PJ Harvey and Peter Tatchell to be honoured by Goldsmiths

Multi-award winning singer PJ Harvey will join a gay rights campaigner, architect, cartoonist and poet as the latest honorary degree holders at Goldsmiths.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, PJ Harvey, Gay/Lesbian, Arts, Poetry

Advocate

Top Filipino Singer-Actor Comes Out as a Transgender Man

Last week, one of the most popular singer-actors in the Philippines, Aiza Seguerra, opened up about being transgender on the talk show Aquino & Abunda Tonight .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

The Times of India

HC directs transgender's name change in certificates

Coming to the aid of a 24-year-old transgender, the Madras high court bench in Madurai has directed the authorities to change her name in her school final marksheet to her present identity.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Mirror.co.uk

Transgender man born a woman admits underage sex with 15-year-old girl

She was just 14 when the pair began chatting but when she turned 15, the couple went on to have sex, Bristol Crown Court heard.

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KFVS12

Jackie Chan's son detained in Beijing drug bust

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: Drugs, Celebrities, Jackie Chan, Jaycee Chan, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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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Related Topix: Journalism

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

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