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2 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: George Fox University

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

11 hrs ago | 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.


14 hrs ago | 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.


15 hrs ago |

The transgender who is standing for election

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


Related Topix: World News, India

19 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

23 hrs ago | 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.


Yesterday | 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.


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.


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.



Harvey Milk Stamp to Debut at The White House

The official first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp will take place at the White House on May 22. Harvey Milk was a visionary leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the U.S. when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Suspension lifted for Texas transgender teacher

It looks like a transgender teacher who was recently suspended will be allowed to return to work in the near future.


Related Topix: Lumberton, TX, Education Etc.

Salisbury Journal

Lopez remembers aunt at ceremony

The actress, singer and American Idol judge opened up about her late aunt Marisa as she accepted the Vanguard Award, reported E! News, which applauds efforts to increase visibility and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender community.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Sun Apr 13, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Dozens march for transgender George Fox student fighting for equal housing

NEWBERG, Ore, The 14 boxes are empty but each one represents 1,000 signatures collected in support of Jayce.


Related Topix: Newberg, OR, George Fox University, Social Software

CBS 47

Jennifer Lopez is double winner at The GLAAD Awards

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 8:00 PM on 4/15, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA Jennifer Lopez performs at KIIS FM's Wango Tango at the Staples Center on May 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Entertainment

Daily Mail

Ellen Page wears a sharp suit and tie as she credits transgender...

Ellen Page wears a sharp suit and tie as she credits transgender actress Laverne Cox for giving her the courage to come out as a lesbian at GLAAD Awards And the 27-year-old said on Saturday at the GLAAD Media Awards that the experience has enabled her to honour one of her greatest heroes, transgender actress Laverne Cox.


Related Topix: Ellen Page, Gay/Lesbian

The New Zealand Herald

Sex-change attacker's court plea

A transgender woman convicted of indecency and sex attacks on boys was to be deported - but has been given a chance to stay in New Zealand so she can complete her transformation to becoming physically female.


Federal Way Mirror

Coming out isn't easy, World Vision | Sex in the Suburbs

It takes courage. It is a risk that can open you up to ridicule and public shaming.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

The Post-Standard

GLAAD Media Awards 2014: Jennifer Lopez, 'The Fosters' among winners (plus red carpet...

The pop star and "American Idol" judge was honored Saturday night at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards with the Vanguard Award, which lauds efforts to increase visibility and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender community.


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Drama

The Age

Camp allows boys who do not conform to gender to shine

Growing up can be hard enough. So imagine the difficulties faced by children who do not conform to society's gender norms.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Gay/Lesbian