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Students To Deliver Thousands of Signatures Telling Smith College To Treat Trans Women Applicants Equally

On Thursday, May 2, members of the student group Smith Q&A will deliver more than 4,000 signatures from their Change.org petition to the Smith College Office of Admissions, calling on the school to change its policies and treat trans women applicants equally.

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April 30, 2013

GLAAD and local advocates addressing horrific coverage of transgender murder victim

GLAAD, Equality Ohio, TransOhio and Cleveland's LGBT Community Center are working to address anti-transgender local coverage of the story of a Cleveland transgender woman, Cemia Acoff, who was found dead earlier this month.

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McDonald's Restaurant In Washington Upholds Trans-Inclusive Restroom Policy

A McDonald's restaurant in Washington is upholding the state's non-discrimination policies with a letter, originally written in 2006, reminding customers and employees that they are free to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity.

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First-ever Trans 100 list released by We Happy Trans and This is H.O.W.

Today Buzzfeed broke the news that We Happy Trans and This Is H.O.W. have released the full Trans 100 list, an inaugural overview of the breadth and diversity of work being done in, by and for the transgender community across the United States.

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Photographer Jen Rosenstein's "Transformational Project" Features Transgender Subjects

ABCnews.com highlighted a new project by photographer Jen Rosenstein that focuses on the trans community. The "Transformational Project" will consist of images of transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex people around the country.

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March 20, 2013

Arizona lawmaker wants to criminalize transgender people for using the bathroom

When the Phoenix City Council approved a local LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance in a 5-3 vote last month, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton affirmed, "This is the right thing to do for our city." State Representative John Kavanagh disagrees.
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Costs of Anti-Trans Discrimination: Trans People Speak To CNN Money

Today, CNNMoney.com is featuring the voices of transgender people facing inordinate financial burdens through unemployment, healthcare costs and homelessness, just because of who they are.

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Transgender Model And Designer Isis King Debuts Fashion Collection

On Monday, February 11, transgender fashion designer, actress and former America's Next Top Model star Isis King debuted her much-anticipated collection titled, "The Goldest winter Ever," in New York.

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