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Laverne Cox reflects on her recent appearance on "The Katie Show"

In a post on her Tumblr account, transgender advocate and actress Laverne Cox wrote about her recent appearance with Carmen Carrera on "The Katie Show," hosted by Katie Couric.

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Despite Medicaid ban on transgender healthcare, NY Health Commissioner says he's "working hard" on transgender issues

"New York has been a leader, and continues to be a leader, in promoting transgender issues," said Commissioner Shah in response to a question about whether the New York Department of Health will repeal a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender people from accessing healthcare they need.

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November 18, 2013

Passionate commentary seeks justice for murdered transgender woman

November 14th commemorated the fifth year since the brutal murder of Lateisha 'Teish' Green.

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Parents of Colorado trans student speak out, while California anti-trans activists campaign using fake story

After The TransAdvocate's Cristan Williams fact checked a false story claiming that a transgender student in Colorado was harassing her peers in a high school bathroom, the anti-trans Pacific Justice Institute is continuing to uphold their fabricated claims, and other anti-trans groups are using them to support a harmful campaign against transgender students in California.

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Conservative media ignores facts to "report" on false story of harassment by transgender student

FOX News, continuing its long history of anti-trans media coverage, is promoting a false story about a transgender high school student in Colorado who was allegedly harassing her peers.
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Colorado trans woman denied free breast cancer screening by state-run program

A woman in Colorado has filed a lawsuit after being denied access to a free breast cancer screenings by Women's Wellness Connection, a state-run healthcare program, simply because she is transgender.

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U.S. Attorney General files lawsuit against Texas RV park for anti-transgender discrimination

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the United States government against a Texas recreational vehicle park for alleged discrimination against Roxanne Joganik, a transgender woman who was evicted from the park.

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California Governor signs law giving trans people easier access to updated ID documents

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will allow transgender people in the state easier access to changing the name and gender marker on their legal identification.

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