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TAKE ACTION: 50 days of prison is not #JusticeForJane

A transgender 16-year-old girl, Jane Doe, has now been held in solitary confinement at an adult prison facility for 50 days, without criminal charges against her.

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The New York Times lauds Maryland's transgender non-discrimination act while New York "fails on this issue of fairness"

The New York Times editorial board commended Maryland's recent passage of a non-discrimination bill protecting transgender people, and called for Gov. Cuomo's administration to push for a similar law.

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May 27, 2014

Records show transgender travelers singled out in TSA screenings

Despite the announcement made last year by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to remove all body scanners that showed nearly nude images in order to protect passenger privacy, documents from the Department of Homeland Security reveal details of incidents in which transgender travelers were subjected to heightened scrutiny when passing through airport security checkpoints.

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Rochester's 'Breakfast Buzz' hosts fired following transphobic segment

After announcing last night that Kimberly Ray and Berry Beck, hosts of the 'Breakfast Buzz' show on 98.9 The Buzz, were suspended indefinitely for their transphobic comments, Entercom Rochester announced this morning that the two hosts have been terminated.

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98.9 Rochester hosts suspended indefinitely for transphobic comments

Following offensive and inaccurate anti-transgender comments from 98.9 ‘Breakfast Buzz’ hosts Kimberly Ray and Berry Beck regarding a recent local ordinance granting transgender healthcare to Rochester city employees and their families, the station released a brief statement saying that the two hosts have been suspended indefinitely.

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'Breakfast Buzz' hosts mock transgender people in offensive and insulting segment

98.9 'Breakfast Buzz' hosts Kimberly and Beck used news of a new trans-inclusive policy in Rochester, NY, to mock transgender people.

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Lawyer says jailed Conn. transgender teen 'deteriorating' despite move within prison

Aaron J. Romano, an attorney for the transgender teenage girl imprisoned in Connecticut, says that the girl's situation has not improved following her move to a different area of the adult prison, according to The New Haven Register.

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Gov. O'Malley signs Maryland's transgender non-discrimination bill into law

Today, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a bill into law that bans discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in housing and employment.

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