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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
98.9 'Breakfast Buzz' hosts Kimberly and Beck used news of a new trans-inclusive policy in Rochester, NY, to mock transgender people.
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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Houston ordinance to protect the LGBTQ community from discrimination will not include some rights for the transgender community.
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.