transgender

Detroit local media misgenders, stereotypes three transgender victims of violence

According to local news outlets in Detroit, police are investigating three recent shootings in the Palmer Park area as possible hate crimes.

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Mills College, a women's college, strengthens commitment to transgender inclusiveness

Mills College, a women's college in Oakland, California, is allowing female-identified transgender students to enroll.

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Anonymous transphobic Wikipedia edits linked to an IP address in US Congress

According to reports from the Twitter account congress-edits, which tracks when anonymous Wikipedia edits are made from IP addresses associated with Congressional office buildings, someone in a US House building has been making transphobic edits to the page about Netflix series Orange is the New Black.

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August 21, 2014

Trans Women of Color Collective led a Call to Action one year after assault on Islan Nettles

The Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC) of Greater New York led a Call to Action this past Monday at Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem, marking one year since the brutal assault on Islan Nettles.

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August 20, 2014

Comprehensive transgender healthcare approved in Oregon

Due to a historic vote, transgender Oregonians will be able to access trans healthcare under Oregon's Health Plan starting in 2015.

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NYC: Trans Women of Color Collective's call to action and a demonstration for Islan Nettles

The Trans Women of Color Collective of Greater New York is leading a Call to Action on August 18, marking one year since the brutal assault of Islan Nettles.

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August 13, 2014

Delhi University including third gender option on application forms

Delhi University is welcoming transgender, or third gender, as they are legally recognized in India, applicants by including the option to identify as third gender on application forms.

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August 12, 2014

Transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, moved to solitary confinement after reporting rape

Advocates are deeply concerned about transgender immigration detainee, Marichuy Leal Gamino, who, according to The Advocate, not only was incarcerated in a men's prison at Arizona's Eloy Detention Center even though she identifies as a woman, but was also sent to solitary confinement after reporting that her male roommate raped her.

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New documentary highlights trans woman's relationship with her LDS Church upbringing

A new short documentary film, TRANSMORMON, follows the life of Eri Hayward, a 25-year-old transgender woman who grew up in the Mormon LDS church in Utah.

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August 8, 2014
by GLAAD

GLAAD President/CEO Sarah Kate Ellis and wife pen op-ed supporting trans inclusion at Michfest

GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis and her wife, Kristen Henderson, today penned an op-ed for The Advocate that urges support for the inclusion of transgender women at the Michigan Womyn's Festival.

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