Tag Archives: trans bias

LGBTs Aren’t Exempt From Evolving In Our Terms And Labels

You know your starting to make some strides in equality when the very community that is oppressed argues within itself about what is a proper and improper term for ourselves. I speak of the discussion of the word tranny which … 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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5 Transgender Victims Of Media Violence

The blog, PolicyMic, posts about the added insult to injury when transgender people are misgendered by the media when reporting on trans violence. While covering the murder trial of Sonia Burgess, who was pushed under a train in 2010, the … Continue reading

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Oregon bans anti-trans health care discrimination

From The Washington Blade: Transgender advocates have applauded new regulations that ban private health insurance companies in Oregon from discriminating against trans policy holders. The guidelines the Oregon Insurance Division of the state Department of Consumer and Business Services announced … Continue reading

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