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18 March 2017

Japan becomes first country in the world to elect a transgender man to a public office (UK)

Chloe Farand
Independent


scene in Iruma, Japan

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17 March 2017

First Openly Transgender Professional Team Athlete Retires

Laura Roman
WFDD


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ezs note:  In case you missed it, your local friendly knothead Donald Trump has proposed zeroing out NPR's annual budget.  Granted, it's a longshot, but it could happen. The station WFDD gave us this news to enlighten us.  The least we can do is 1) sign the petition (I did) and 2) make a donation to our local station.


10 March 2017

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05 January 2017

Nation’s first transgender killing of 2017 is in Mississippi

Therese Apel
SunHerald


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30 December 2016

India’s first transgender school opens in Kerala (India)

Kiran Gangadharan
The Indian Express


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30 October 2016

North Carolina high school crowns first transgender homecoming queen

Erin Rook
LGBTQ Nation


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24 October 2016

First transgender soldiers seek formal Army recognition

Lolita C. Baldor
The Seattle Times


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15 September 2016

In a First, Openly Transgender Service Member Promoted

Fiona Dawson
NBC News


Navy Lt. Cmdr. Blake Dremann, center

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13 July 2016

In a First, Website for Transgender Rights Launched in India (India)

Akriti Paracer
The Quint


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28 May 2016

26 May 2016

Lawmaker introduced first bathroom bill in 2013

Howard Fischer
Arizona Daily Sun


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14 May 2016

Denmark to become first country not to define being transgender as a mental illness

Simon Robb
Metro.co.uk


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28 April 2016

The Pearl of Africa: An Interview with Africa's First Openly Transgender Star Cleopatra Kambugu

Les Fabian Brathwaite
Out


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11 April 2016