11 February 2016

Scholarship Related to Transgender Issues to Benefit from First Digital Archive

Cristal Steuer
College of the Holy Cross


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please press:  http://news.holycross.edu

ezs note:  Wow -- this article is seminal.  I know of no other data work that reprints transgender literature so broadly - and it is growing.  Please see Digital Transgender Archive. I promise, you won't be disappointed.

10 February 2016

Opinion: Ohio needs to follow Cincinnati’s example and ban conversion therapy

Caroline Cory
The News Record

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please press:  http://www.newsrecord.org

Controversy surrounds transgender student using boys' locker room

Sasha Foo
KUSI News


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please press:  http://www.kusi.com

State Senate rejects reversal of transgender bathroom rule

Press
KOMONews


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please press:  http://komonews.com

Bipartisan Vote Defeats Anti-Transgender Legislation in Virginia

Ryan White
HRC


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please press:  http://www.hrc.org

Principals weigh in on transgender books debate (Australia)

Jarrard Potter
The Daily Examiner

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09 February 2016

Study from Harvard and Yale shows positive psychological effects of hormone therapy in transgenders

Mary Ann Liebert
EurekAlert!


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please press:  http://www.eurekalert.org


Woman Sought in Connection With Bias Attack on Transgender Woman

Staff
Time Warner Cable News


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please press:  http://www.ny1.com

ezs note:  New York City residents - especially if you get on or off at the 125th Street subway station, and you noticed the assault of Jennifer Louise Lopez, please contact the police by using one of the following methods: Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text them at CRIMES, then text TIP577, or visit  www.nypdcrimestoppers.com,  Thanks.


House advances transgender athlete bill

Dana Ferguson / dferguson@argusleader.com
Argus Leader


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Voting Begins in New Hampshire in 2016 Primaries

Hayley Miller
HRC


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please press:  http://www.hrc.org

07 February 2016

Cuomo bans conversion therapy in New York

Press
WBFO


Andrew Cuomo

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please press:  http://news.wbfo.org

Effort to Replace NSAA’s Policy on Transgender Student-Athletes Looks Bound for Defeat

Joe Dejka
News Channel Nebraska


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please press:  http://kwbe.com

ezs note:  Nebraskans - yes, it's looking better and better!  But let's put the final nail in this coffin. Urge your state legislators to vote NO on this idiotic bill!

TRANSGENDER DISCRIMINATION: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (Australia)

Ron Hughes
GNN


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Mother pulls children from Frankston High School over transgender awareness rules (Australia)

Rita Panahi
Herald Sun


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The medical perspective on being transgender

Noel K. Gallagher / ngallagher@pressherald..com
Portland Press Herald

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06 February 2016

MSU Adds Gender Identity to Non-discrimination Policy

Lindsay Clein / lclein@kolr10.com
KOLR 10


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Israeli Historical Cabinet pushes for transgender praying space at Western Wall

Melinda Barton
The Lake Andes Wave


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Transgender Girl Scout enjoys huge cookie sale success

John Riley / jriley@metroweekly.com
Metroweekly



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Police Kill Transgender Man With Asperger’s Who Was Suicidal

Daniel Politi
Slate


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please press:  http://www.slate.com


No practical rights for the transgender in Pakistan (Pakistan)

ZahidunNisa (spelled correctly)
The Express Tribune


Karachi, Pakistan

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please press:  http://tribune.com.pk

Bristol, Quebec, Canada


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04 February 2016

Of legislation, death, justice and love

Autumn Sandeen
LGBT Weekly


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please press:  http://lgbtweekly.com

Transgender woman found dead in Tbilisi (Georgia [state])

Press
Democracy & Freedom Watch


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please press:  http://dfwatch.net/

Shayne Fletcher, a transgender Hernando man crowdfunding sex change

Jacqueline Ingles
ABC Action News


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Washington Senate panel passes bill nixing new restroom rules

Jim Camden
The Columbian

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please press:  http://www.columbian.com

Trans people told they are ‘too complicated’ to treat on NHS, politicians told (UK)

James Patrick McCormick
Pink News

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Arrrgh... but I'm back!

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29 January 2016

EIU Diversity Conference to Focus on “The Power of One”

cwalker / cwalker@jg-tc.com
Journal Gazette - Times Courier


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HHS Rules Transgender Woman Entitled to Surgical Benefits Provided by Medicare Advantage Insurers

Breanna Diaz
HRC


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please press:  http://www.hrc.org

Lincoln High Senior Is Vocal Transgender Advocate

Perry Groten / pgroten@keloland.com
keloland.com


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ezs note: South Dakotans - follow the example of your brave people and call your legislators to vote NO on the following stupid bills:  House Bills 1108, 1112, and 1107.  Thanks.

Dermatologists Have a Role in Care of Transgender Patients

Press
Doctors Lounge


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WATCH: Florida Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Is a Mom for Trans Equality

Cleis Abeni
Advocate


Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

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please press:  http://www.advocate.com

28 January 2016

Hawaii lawmaker wants to be able to 'steer' his kids straight in conversion therapy

Matthew Clark
Sun Times Network


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ezs note:  Certainly, Bob McDermott has the right to his views, no matter how silly they might seem to the rest of us.  Let's just make sure that after the upcoming election, he can only spew forth in his kitchen, rather than in the House.

School board listens to transgender students

Melissa Hale-Spencer
The Altamont Enterprise


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ACLU of Tenn.: Transgender students have legal right to restroom access

Press
WBBJ


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please press:  http://www.wbbjtv.com

ezs note:  To read the full ACLU letter, click the line at the bottom of the body.

To FAA, transgender pilots no longer have a mental disorder

Bob Collins / bcollins@mpr.org
MPR


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please press: http://blogs.mprnews.org

WEST WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO: School board adopts new policy for transgender students

Lea Kahn
centraljersey.com


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27 January 2016

Here are the Georgia ties to the 2016 GLAAD Media Award nominations

Patrick Saunders
Georgia Voice


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please press:  http://thegavoice.com

Lake hopes for leads in transgender cold case, sends items for DNA testing

Christal Hayes / chayes@orlandosentinel.com
Orlando Sentinel


'Julie Doe'  (actual name unknown)

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ezs note:  Okay -- I know it's a longshot, but if you lived or worked in the Orlando area in 1988 and recognize the sketch of 'Julie Doe', please call the Lake County Sheriff's Office at 352-343-2101 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477.  Thanks.


Bishop Henry won't apologize for post blasting NDP transgender guidelines (Canada)

Lucas Meyer
660 News


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Parents Express Concern Over Transgender Policies at Moorestown BOE Meeting

Anthony Bellano
Moorestown Patch


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please press:  http://patch.com

Local access to healthcare for transgender patients lacking, one advocate says (Canada)

Press
CBC


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please press:  http://www.cbc.ca

ezs note:  Ontario residents - for one thing, just be careful.  There is a bogus 'organization' called the Centre of Addiction and Mental Health out of Toronto.  I know - they sound professional n' shit, but that's nonsense.  They're a crackpot group whose 'theories' have been wholly discredited. Instead, see the Rainbow Health Network, or, in the Waterloo region see OK2BME.. Thanks.

26 January 2016

Senate panel OK’s bill to protect LGBT workers

Kyle Taylor and Sterling Giles
ABC 8


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 please press:  http://wric.com


Southington school board considers transgender student policy

Jesse Buchanan
myrecordjournal.com


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LGBTQ Activists Concerned About Bills Affecting Transgender, Gay And Lesbian Oklahomans

Brian Hardzinski
KGOU


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please press:  http://kgou.org

'Don't label me transgender advocate, let my life speak' (Australia)

Andrew Backhouse / andrew.backhouse@apn.com.au
The Chronicle


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Hunt challenges restroom/transgender rule

Pat Jenkins
The Dispatch


Eatonville, WA

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25 January 2016

'Suited' documentary shows transgender men finding their style (Canada)

Sandy Cohen
CTV


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please press:  http://www.ctvnews.ca

Judge orders company to pay $115,000 to transgender in U.S. sex discrimination case

Jonah Hicap
Christian Today


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South Dakota Anti-LGBT Lawmakers Vote for Deplorable Legislation Attacking Transgender Students

Stephen Peters
HRC


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please press:  http://www.hrc.org