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    May 24, 2016
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Brothers who grew up to be sisters after coming out as trans at the same time

Brothers who grew up to be sisters after coming out as trans at the same time

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nicole Morley for Metro.co.uk Tuesday 24 May 2016 8:09 am Chloe and Jamie O’Herlihy both came out as trans at the same time (Picture: Mercury) These sisters were born brothers – and they both came out as transgender at the same time. Jamie O’Herlihy, 23, a bartender in Dublin and Chloe O’Herlihy, 20, a hairdressing student […]

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Trans Man Vows To Keep Fighting After Losing China’s First Transgender Labor Dispute

Trans Man Vows To Keep Fighting After Losing China’s First Transgender Labor Dispute

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I got salary back but so what?” he wrote on WeChat after the verdict. “That was not what we want! We will continue to appeal until we receive an apology!” Originally posted on Mar. 21, 2016, at 9:33 p.m. Updated on May 10, 2016, at 8:42 p.m. BuzzFeed News World Reporter  1. China’s first transgender […]

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Transgender Men See Sexism From Both Sides

Transgender Men See Sexism From Both Sides

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

They gained professional respect, but lost intimacy. They exuded authority, but caused fear. Here’s what changed when trans men came out. “Cultural sexism in the world is very real when you’ve lived on both sides of the coin” By Charlotte Alter Three guys are sitting at a Harlem bartop eating fries, drinking whiskey and talking […]

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America Pretends There Are Only Two Genders, But Did You Know The Navajo Honor Four?

America Pretends There Are Only Two Genders, But Did You Know The Navajo Honor Four?

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Dylan Hock on January 17, 2016   America has been pretty up-tight when it comes to gender roles for a long time, now, but that wasn’t always the case. The Navajo have long recognized four different gender identities, rather than two, and those who don’t fall into traditional, puritanical Eurocentric notions of gender identity […]

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Lloyds extends healthcare to cover gender reassignment

Lloyds extends healthcare to cover gender reassignment

| May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Vicki Arnstein   9 May 2016   Move hailed as important step for recruiting and retaining trans talent Lloyds Banking Group has become the first UK organisation to extend its staff healthcare plans to cover gender dysphoria, in a move that campaign groups say more employers should emulate. Staff at Lloyds Banking Group – which […]

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BBC NEWS Reports the US Justice Department has Filed a Lawsuit Against North Carolina

BBC NEWS Reports the US Justice Department has Filed a Lawsuit Against North Carolina

| May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The US Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against North Carolina over its controversial anti-LGBT law, calling it “state-sponsored discrimination”. The law requires people to use public toilets that correspond to the sex listed on their birth certificate. It also invalidated several local anti-discrimination measures that protected gay and transgender people. North Carolina announced on […]

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More than one third of trans employees have ‘quit their job due to work discrimination’

More than one third of trans employees have ‘quit their job due to work discrimination’

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

 36% of transgender workers have quit their job Zlata Rodionova Thursday 14 April 2016 Nearly 40 per cent of trans workers said discrimination was most likely to come from colleagues Getty Images More than one third of transgender employees have left their job because of discrimination at the office, a new report has found. Some […]

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Powerful photos show trans and gender-diverse kids the way they want you to see them

Powerful photos show trans and gender-diverse kids the way they want you to see them

| April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ellen Scott for Metro.co.uk   Saturday 23 Apr 2016 10:09 am Photographer Emma Leslie has created a stunning photo series that shows transgender and gender diverse children and teens the way they want to be seen. The series, titled Transcend: Portraits of Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth, will be shown in an exhibition in Australia this […]

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Gender identity clinic for young people sees referrals double

Gender identity clinic for young people sees referrals double

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

11 April 2016 Image copyright Thinkstock The number of young people referred to England’s only gender identity clinic for under-18s has doubled in the past year to nearly 1,400, figures show. The data also shows that nearly twice as many biological girls than boys were referred to London’s Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust last […]

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Springfield Central High School now has gender neutral bathrooms for students, staff

Springfield Central High School now has gender neutral bathrooms for students, staff

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

4/7/16 -Springfield-Springfield Central High School seniors Tiffany Adon, left, and Tatiena Lopez outside the gender neutral facilities on the third floor of the school. (Dave Roback / The Republican) By Elizabeth Roman | eroman@repub.com The Republican SPRINGFIELD — After hearing from several of their transgender friends that they felt uncomfortable using the bathroom at school, […]

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