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30 min ago | Advocate

BBC Commissions Transgender Sitcom

The BBC has commissioned a transgender-relevant sitcom, a first for the U.K., London's Independent reports.


Related Topix: Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Television

4 hrs ago | Right Wing News

Top Psychiatrist Paul McHugh Dares to Remind Us: Transgenderism Is a...

"We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."


8 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

Transgender woman says guard ordered her out of South Park Mall

A transgender woman says she was insulted and told to leave Southpark Mall in Colonial Heights because of how she looked.


Related Topix: Colonial Heights, VA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

4,000 pounds of potato salad destroyed at German American Festival

Four-thousand pounds of potato salad, sauerkraut, and packets of sour cream for potato pancakes were destroyed in a trailer fire at the German American Festival in Oregon.Fire crews say the generator overheated and caught on fire around 6 a.m. Friday morning.

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Andover Advertiser

Thousands to attend Pride parade

Tens of thousands of people will converge on Manchester this weekend as one of the world's biggest gay pride events gets under way.

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The Raw Story

News outlets misgender Detroit shooting victims as LGBT community faces attacks

One victim is dead and two others injured after a series of shootings in Detroit's Palmer Park, all of which involved attacks on LGBT people.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Federal judge strikes down FL gay marriage ban

A federal judge has declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.


Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

Los Angeles Times

TLC's Michelle Duggar fights ordinance protecting transgender rights

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar visit their daughter Josie in the hospital n 2010. Michelle Duggar recently campaigned against an ordinance promoting transgender rights.


Related Topix: Entertainment, 19 Kids and Counting, Television, Family, Kids, Fayetteville, AR

CBS Local

All-Female Mills College In Oakland Adopts New Policy To Admit Transgender Students

Transgender students that identify as female can now be considered for enrollment at Mills College, an all-female school in Oakland.


Related Topix: Mills College

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

I'm a straight woman married to a woman. It hasn't been easy

Left, Leslie Hilburn and David Fabian on their wedding day in 1991. Right, Leslie Hilburn Fabian and her spouse Deborah Fabian vacationing in Paris in 2012.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Wedding

JD Supra

Labor Department Adds Gender Identity and Transgender Status to Prohibition on Sex Discrimination

On August 19, 2014, the Department of Labor issued a guidance advising that it will consider cases of discrimination based upon gender identity and transgender status to be violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and Executive Order 11246 .


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Independent

Kellie Maloney on her children coming to terms with her transgender...

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Deseret News

NY Gov. Cuomo: Outlaw gender identity discrimination

In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to the media.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Apparent Bucks suicide points up transgender stresses

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


Related Topix: New York University

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.


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)


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.


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


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 .


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.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

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.