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Out And Proud In El Salvador's GanglandBy Gene Robinson

El Salvador is one of the most dangerous countries on the planet-especially for LGBT youth, who often endure the indignity of prison.


Related Topix: Prison, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Jul 13, 2014


More coverage for transgender surgery

Medicare's recent decision to cover sex-reassignment surgery was a victory for transgender advocates seeking broader access to medical care for a condition that still carries social stigma.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Management

The Hartford Courant

Transgender Youth Accused Of Assaulting Staff At Juvenile Facility In Middletown

The transgender youth who was imprisoned without charges because of her history of assaulting staff members in juvenile facilities, has been accused of assaulting a worker and another youth at a juvenile treatment program in Middletown on Saturday night, child-protection officials said Sunday.


Related Topix: Middletown, CT, Niantic, CT, Willington, CT

CBS 3 Springfield

Transgender girl moved on assault accusation

State child protection officials say a transgender girl moved to a psychiatric center for children has been relocated to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.


Related Topix: Middletown, CT, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

News Times

Transgender teen moved on assault

State child protection officials say a transgender girl moved to a psychiatric center for children has been relocated to Connecticut's juvenile home for boys after she was accused of assault.


Related Topix: Middletown, CT

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Transgender student to appeal housing ruling

NEWBERG, Ore. A transgender student at George Fox University is speaking out after the Christian college denied him the opportunity to live with his male friends on campus.


Related Topix: Newberg, OR, George Fox University, Country, Social Security, Personal Finance

The News Tribune

Sunshine, rainbows highlight Tacoma's 'Out in the Park' festival

Thousands of people who attended Tacoma's annual gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender extravaganza let it all hang out, packing themselves into a hot and sweaty mass of bare skin, rainbow hues, deafening music and mutual acceptance.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Gay/Lesbian


Clash of the Classics: 'Maurice' vs. 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'

After compiling a list of the most essential LGBT movies , The Advocate is pitting the top 32 entries against one another in a series of one-on-one face-offs.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Maurice, Rupert Graves, Arts, Literature

Sat Jul 12, 2014


A Mini-Guide to Satisfying Summer Reads

When you hit the beach this season, don't forget to bring a good book. Here are our picks for Summer 2014's hottest LGBT titles.


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Jeffrey Tambor lands transgender role at age 70

Actor and comedian Jeffrey Tambor arrives at "Comic Relief" at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nov. 18, 2006.


Related Topix: The Larry Sanders Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Arrested Development, Jeffrey Tambor, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games

CBS Local

Transgender Women Claim They Were Mistreated At W.Va. DMVs

Two transgender women say they were ordered to take off their makeup, jewelry and wigs at West Virginal Division of Motor Vehicles offices or they would not get new driver's license photos.


Related Topix: Ranson, WV

The Washington Post

Morale gap among LGBT federal workers persists

In a White House ceremony marking LGBT pride last month, President Barack Obama announced his administration was working on an executive order to formally extend workplace protections to transgender federal employees.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Personnel Management, Human Resources


VIDEO: RNC reaches out to LGBT community

From left, Const. Georgina Short, RNCa SChief William Janes and Insp. Pat Roche outline the ways the police force is reaching out to the province's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian


Hobby Lobby Wants To Control Which Bathroom A Transgender Woman Can Use, Too

In the days after the Supreme Court handed Hobby Lobby a sweeping victory in its fight to not provide employee health insurance that covers certain kinds of birth control, many customers came into the store in Aurora, Illinois, where Meggan Sommerville works, and offered their congratulations.


Related Topix: Aurora, IL

Fri Jul 11, 2014


'Glee'-ful and Proud with Alex Newell

He won the role as a result of competing on "The Glee Project" in 2011, while he was still in high school.



How A University Used A Religious Exemption To Discriminate Against A Transgender Student

In the wake of the Hobby Lobby decision, LGBT organizations have been rethinking whether they can support a religious exemption in employment protection policies, and it seems they have good reason to be concerned.


Related Topix: George Fox University, US News, Liberal Political News

Transgender Actress Laverne Cox Makes History

Laverne Cox, the transgender actress that's made an impact on the Netflix Original Series "Orange Is the New Black," has been nominated for an Emmy award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Tyrone Times

Transgender play coming to Cookstown

Acclaimed Belfast actor, director and producer Peter Quigley takes on an astonishing role at the Burnavon in Cookstown this Thursday [July 18] in a play exploring the issues of a transgender person.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Tyrone County, Northern Ireland

Fox News

Key high-risk groups threaten progress in global AIDS battle, WHO warns

A child flies a kite with a red ribbon during a World AIDS Day event in Beijing November 30, 2008.

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Northwest Asian Weekly

Fighting the taboo: Advocates support growing API transgender movement

Gwen Yeh and members of the Gender Justice League at Seattle Pride 2014. ) year's Pride weekend.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian