Category Archives: Transgender

Don’t Ask; Don’t Tell STILL The Policy of Transgender Servicemembers

From Stuff.com.nz: It felt like the pinnacle of his career, working the graveyard shift in a windowless plywood facility in Afghanistan, monitoring a Special Operations mission as it unfolded in real time on grainy video feeds. After spending hundreds of … Continue reading

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Md. Governor Signs Anti-Transgender Discrimination Bill

From The Baltimore Sun: Gov. Martin O’Malley signed legislation Thursday making Maryland one of a handful of states to extend anti-discrimination laws to protect transgender people. The transgender rights legislation, which prohibits discrimination in employment and housing, was one of … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: The Transgender Experience, A First Person Op-Ed

From advocate.com: I came to terms with who I am toward the beginning of my sophomore year in high school. Having the support of my family, I began to express myself in a manner consistent with my identity. Starting with … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Geena Rocero, Model, Filipino and Transgender

From GMA News Online: The Philippine-born Geena came to New York in 2005 to fulfill her dream of becoming a top model. She would later became a model for companies like Hanes, Target, Macy’s and Rimmel Cosmetics. Although she came … Continue reading

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Vermont College Dedicates April to Transgender Issues

From WCAX.com: SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. – The Vermont Law School is celebrating milestones when it comes to transgender rights in the Green Mountains. The school is dedicating the month of April to the issue. People in the transgender community say … Continue reading

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Justice Department Launches Transgender Training for Law Enforcement

The website Aljazeera America reports that the US Justice Department announced it will begin a training program for law enforcement officers to educate them on interacting with more sensitivity to victims of crime who are transgender: The Community Relations Service … Continue reading

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Trans as Adjective (really)

Re-blogged from helen boyd’s blog en|Gender: Really, a recent NPR music segment asked people to describe their life in 6 songs, and one of the people whose stories and choices they featured happens to be trans. I love that there’s … Continue reading

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