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1 hr ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Vote on Houston anti-bias ordinance still possible

Houston city leaders still don't know whether opponents of new anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents have enough signatures to force a repeal vote in November.

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5 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Male model Andrej Pejic who sent shockwaves through fashion industry comes out as transgender

A male model who sent shockwaves through the fashion world after being pictured in women's clothes has come out as transgender.

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9 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Accommodating the transgender student

When the Vancouver school board voted last month to recognize the rights of transgender students, there were security and police officers standing guard at the chamber doors.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Townhall

Netroots Nation: Transgender Equality In The Military Gets Cool Reception

Last week, I ventured into a sea of liberalism at Netroots Nation, which was held at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.

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Salon

Transgender student on school's anti-trans policies: "My...

A Christian school has justified its anti-trans policies in its faith, but one of its student is fighting back Earlier this year, George Fox University, a Quaker school in Oregon, asked the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for a religious exemption from Title IX so that it could refuse a transgender student's request to to live in ... (more)

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

This won't be the AIDS-free generation

He was just 18 years old when he got the news. It was the summer before his senior year in high school.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Social Software, Gay/Lesbian, Human Sexuality, Australia, World News,

The Independent

Andrej Pejic comes out as transgender woman: Jean Paul Gaultier and...

Pejic - who now wears a necklace bearing the name 'Andreja' - has modelled both menswear and womenswear during her career for brands such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Marc Jacobs and DKNY.

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Thanh Nein News

Model contests discriminate transgender in Vietnam

Transgender model Lan Phuong was chosen as the main model of designer Thuan Viet's latest ao dai collection.

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The Globe and Mail

Video: B.C. girl celebrates legal win allowing her to confirm her transgender status

CTV's Gord Kurbis talks with an 11-year-old Harriette Cunninghma, from Comox, B.C., talks about her struggle to change her gender designation on her birth certificate CTV's Gord Kurbis talks with an 11-year-old Harriette Cunninghma, from Comox, B.C., talks about her struggle to change her gender designation on her birth certificate

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Switched

Super Model Andreja Pejic Comes Out As Transgender

A statement emailed to The Huffington Post by GLAAD notes, Pejic "will only be modeling women's clothing going forward and has received support from her agency, friends and family."

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WCTI

Funeral for murdered transgender woman held in Kinston

Henderson, a Kinston native, was known by her birth name, Kevin Long, by family and friends.

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KFYR-AM Bismarck

LGBT New Yorkers Should Be Worried

RUSH: "New York State is launching a campaign to collect coordinated data on residents sexual orientation as part of a comprehensive effort to improve health and human services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender New Yorkers."

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Canada.com

Alberta grants 16 new birth certificates under modified rules for transgender people

When the Alberta government made it easier for transgender people to receive amended birth certificates reflecting the gender they identify as, Stephanie Shostak wasted no time putting in her application.

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Canada.com

Transgender washrooms are coming to a Vancouver school near you

The Vancouver school board has voted to enact new guidelines and practices to support transgender students in schools.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Canada.com

'It's not just a piece of paper': says transgender girl, 11, of new birth certificate

A young Comox girl is among the first 30 British Columbians to re-designate their gender on their birth certificates after new legislation was passed earlier this year allowing the change - but her mission's not over yet.

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The Advocate

Metro Council members, from left, Ryan heck, Denise Marcelle and John Delgado.

After hours of passionate back-and-forth about a proposed ban on discrimination against people based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Baton Rouge Metro Council adjourned the meeting at 8:30 p.m. without voting.

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Canada.com

Vancouver Catholic schools adopt policy for transgender students after human rights complaint

The archdiocese policy says students who request to be accommodated will be assigned a case management team that will come up with a plan to give the students what they need.

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Legalizing Prostitution Would Protect Sex Workers From HIV

If prostitution were legal around the world, the transmission of HIV among female sex workers would go down by at least a third, according to a paper presented at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

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North County Public Radio

NY agencies collecting more gender data

State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo says will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.

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Christian Science Monitor

Obama grants gay and transgender employees US bias protection

President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the US government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."

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