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4 hrs ago | Real Bollywood

KASHISH 2014 to screen foreign films on transgender issues

Mumbai, April 17: Films from Bangladesh, Britain, Spain and India, highlighting transgender issues, will be screened at the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, which will be held May 21-25.

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8 hrs ago | Star of Mysore

Ashodaya Samithi welcomes SC verdict on transgender

Mysore, Apr. 17- Ashodaya Samithi, an organisation comprising female, male and transgender sex workers in city, has welcomed the Supreme Court ruling on transgenders.

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12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

SoCal sheriffs dept. focuses on transgender rights

For nearly a year, local gay, lesbian and transgender activists have been working with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in Southern California to come up with a policy on how to treat transgender suspects when they're arrested and incarcerated.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Riverside County, CA, Prison

16 hrs ago | CNN

Countries introduce gender-neutral policies for transgender community

An Indian transgender resident dances with others at an event to celebrate the Supreme Court judgement in Mumbai recognizing the "third-gender".

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Related Topix: World News, India, Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Activism

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ThinkProgress

How Phoenix Convicted A Transgender Woman For Walking Down The Street

A transgender woman of color named Monica Jones was convicted last week for walking down the street.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, US News, Liberal Political News

WNED

Justice's 'Peacemaker' Unit Focuses On Transgender Rights

Diego Sanchez, the first openly transgender person to work as a legislative staffer on Capitol Hill, helped to develop a new Justice Department program that trains law enforcement to be more sensitive to the needs of transgender people.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

EDGE

URI Breaks Ground on Gay and Lesbian Center

The University of Rhode Island has broken ground on a new center for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, University of Rhode Island, US Governors, Lincoln Chafee

New Haven Independent

Transgender Teen Decries Solitary Confinement

Jane is not incarcerated for a crime serious enough for her to be charged as an adult.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons, York Correctional Institution, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

GPB.org

In India, Landmark Ruling Recognizes Transgender Citizens

An Indian eunuch in the eastern city of Bhubaneswar dances Tuesday to celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling recognizing a third gender category.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Activism

South End Standard

Transsexual crippled with pain from botched sex change operation made false police report

A TRANSSEXUAL who complained to police she was being abused by yobs after having a sex change operation has pleaded guilty to wasting police time.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

Transgender Student Wants To Move Into Male Dorms After Sextual Transition

A transgender student at George Fox University , in Newburg, Ore., is requesting permission from the institution to move into the male dormitories after completing his sexual transition to become a man.

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Related Topix: George Fox University

Toledo Blade

Ohio debates sex-orientation rule

A proposal to protect school teachers from being fired or otherwise treated differently on the basis of sexual orientation is dividing the state school board.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, John Kasich

EDGE

Executive Director of ACLU-Idaho Takes Post in WDC

The executive director of the ACLU of Idaho has been hired for the same post at the ACLU in Washington, D.C. Monica Hopkins has led the Idaho ACLU affiliate since 2008.

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EDGE

NYC High School Allegedly Blocks Student's Trans Boyfriend From Prom

A teen couple claims that officials from a New York high school refuse to let them attend the prom together because one of them is transgender, New York City's CW affiliate station WPIX reports.

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Rediff.com

The transgender who is standing for election

On a day the Supreme Court gave transgenders third gender status, Rediff.com presents Bharathi Kannamma , who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Madurai.

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Related Topix: World News, India

Prince George Citizen

India's Supreme Court passes landmark verdict recognizing 'transgender' as third gender

India's top court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict recognizing transgender rights as human rights, saying people can identify themselves as a third gender on official documents.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

National Public Radio

India's Top Court Recognizes Third Gender Category

India's top court has issued a landmark verdict creating a third gender category, saying transgendered people can now identify themselves that way on official documents.

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WXLO-FM Worcester

Jennifer Lopez Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

Jennifer Lopez had a good night Saturday night in Beverly Hills at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which recognize outstanding images of the LGBT community in the media.

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Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Drama, J Lo, Gay/Lesbian

Mon Apr 14, 2014

News Shopper

Thamesmead transgender woman 'gutted' after lodger nicks her lingerie

A retired transgender security guard from Thamesmead has been left "gutted" after her lodger made off with three of her corsets.

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Greenwich Citizen

Boston proposal would boost gender therapy access

The plan from City Councilors-at-Large Michelle Wu and Ayanna Pressley would guarantee transgender city employees access to the surgery as well as hormone therapy and mental health services.

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