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Transgender woman found dead in cell at Doncaster prison

Transgender woman found dead in cell at Doncaster prison

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Photograph: SWNS.com Josh Halliday North of England correspondent Jenny Swift, 49, believed to be the third trans prisoner to have killed herself in little over a year A transgender woman has been found dead in her cell at an all-male prison in the third apparent suicide by a trans prisoner in little over a […]

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The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their rank

The Irish Girl Guides is to start allowing transgender children into their rank

| January 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Children who are male on their birth cert but who self-identify as female will be allowed to join. The Irish Girl Guides says it will now consult with its members. Image: Shutterstock TRANSGENDER CHILDREN WHO are male on their birth cert but who self-identify as female will be allowed to join the Irish Girl Guides. […]

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Chelsea Manning to be Released

Chelsea Manning to be Released

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

US President Barack Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence for leaking documents to Wikileaks in 2010. The 29-year-old transgender US Army private, born Bradley Manning, will be freed on 17 May instead of her scheduled 2045 release. She was sentenced to 35 years in 2013 for her role in leaking diplomatic cables to the anti-secrecy […]

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| January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you are concerned about your mental health please contact your G.P in the first instance. If you are already attending mental health services then you can also contact your keyworker or psychiatrist. If you require assistance in the evenings or weekends or in the event of a crisis you should contact your local G.P […]

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Transgender girl, 9, makes history on the January cover of National Geographic

Transgender girl, 9, makes history on the January cover of National Geographic

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Avery Jackson is the first transgender person to be featured on the cover of National Geographic, in a special issue devoted to gender.   “The best thing about being a girl is, now I don’t have to pretend to be a boy,” says Avery Jackson, 9, on the cover of the January edition of National […]

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Transgender pensioner ‘old but happy

Transgender pensioner ‘old but happy

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Donna Traynor BBC Newsline presenter 28 November 2016 From the section Northern Ireland Gender re-assignment woman welcomes treatment at 69 A pensioner who underwent gender re-assignment surgery at the age of 69 says she lived “in the wrong body” for most of her life because she feared the reaction of her friends and family. Jocelyn McKay […]

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“Wipe Out Transphobia”  Exhibition

“Wipe Out Transphobia” Exhibition

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Wipe Out Transphobia” Exhibition Jim McKeever Deputy Mayor of Derry and Strabane District Council (The First council to adopt our Transmanifesto) Will launch our Exhibition of photographs taken and tweeted by well known high profile people who have committed to support our campaign to End Transphobic Hate Crime Join him at 12.00 on Monday 5th […]

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Junior Minister Fearon MLA Launches The Gender Identity Panel

Junior Minister Fearon MLA Launches The Gender Identity Panel

| November 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

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First transgender TV news reporter in the UK says 'I'm delighted to be back as a woman'

First transgender TV news reporter in the UK says 'I'm delighted to be back as a woman'

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

16:39, 3 OCT 2016 UPDATED 17:20, 3 OCT 2016 BY JEREMY ARMSTRONG India Willoughby, who has just landed a job as a reporter with Tyne Tees based in Newcastle, was a familiar face to millions of viewers in her former life as Jonathon      India Willoughby on BBC’s Inside Out A TV presenter who used to be […]

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"My Journey" – Belfast woman tells of her transition from male to female

"My Journey" – Belfast woman tells of her transition from male to female

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

September 26, 2016 Jess Copeland transitioning from male to female By Brónach Ní Thuama A BELFAST woman has spoken of making the brave decision to transition from male to female and the support she has received from her family. Jessica had always felt that she was female and remembers when being very young she went […]

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