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3 hrs ago | Houston Press

Bathroom Battles: Scaremongering Abounds about Transgender Public Restroom Usage

In March 2013, Alexis Hollada, better known by her stage name, Doomstress Alexis, is on her way back from Austin with her drummer, Raymond Matthews, in tow.

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Related Topix: SXSW, Inc, Metal

3 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Women's College Opens Doors To Transgender Students

On Wednesday, Mills College, based in Oakland, California, becomes the first all-women's college in the U.S. to openly welcome transgender and gender non-conforming students.

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Related Topix: Mills College, Oakland, CA, Smith College

7 hrs ago | Daily Trojan

USC among top LGBT-friendly schools

Campus Pride, a national organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender student leaders and campus groups, named USC one of the top 50 most LGBT-friendly campuses in the United States on Aug. 15. Allied Pride A Rainbow flags hang on lamp posts along Trousdale Parkway in honor of Coming Out Month last October.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Stanford University, Pomona College, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Women's Fund of LI to Honor Four Long Island Women

On Thursday, October 23, 2014, the Women's Fund of Long Island will hold its 20th Annual Women Achievers Breakfast at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY at 7:30-10am.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NY, Gay/Lesbian

Daily Kos

Mills becomes first single-sex college to admit transgender students

Mills College in Oakland, CA has become the first single-sex institute of higher education to admit transgender students .

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The Daily Caller

Report: Remove Ban On Transgendered Military Personnel

A report issued by high-ranking generals makes it likely that the military will allow transgendered personnel to serve openly, following in the footsteps of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," according to the Washington Examiner .

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

East Bay Express

Mills Officially Opens to Transgender Students

Mills, an Oakland women's college, has recently decided to officially define its acceptance policy toward transgender and gender fluid applicants.

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The New Zealand Herald

Election 2014: Labour's three gender options for passports

Louisa Wall, whose same-sex marriage bill passed into law last year, said all people had the right to live in dignity.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

CultureMap

Watching porn in public: Dan Savage is bringing his dirty movie festival to Austin

HUMP! will screen at the Marchesa Theater on September 5 at 7:30 and 9:30 pm, and September 6 at 7, 9, and 11 pm.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Human Sexuality, CultureMap, Entertainment

Independent.ie

Assault victim (26) undergoing transgender treatment died by suicide - inquest finds

Nikita Keane was found hanging in her home at The Coppice, Woodfarm Acres, Palmerstown in Dublin 20 on July 16 last year.

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Daily Kos

Cuomo takes a late shot for equal rights

Last May the New York Times Editorial Board called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to finally get visibly involved in the fight for equal legal protection from discrimination in the state of New York for transgender people.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Publishing, Media, New Times, New York, New York Government

Newrydemocrat.com

Colourful Pride in Newry festival thumbnail

RORY Rafferty, chairperson of Newry Pride Festival, pictured with Mary McSorley and Brian Quinn, Deputy Mayor Newry and Mourne, at the launch of this year's festival.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

This Is Leicestershire

Thriving hairdressing firms 'are sidelined and patronised'

I've worked since I was 16 years old, been employed by the top salons in the region, received industry awards and now, to crown it all off, I have my own successful business, which is being nominated for awards, writes Emma Brown.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Lantern

Exhibit aims to frame feminism in a different angle

A line of magazines is displayed at 'Tracers Takes Over,' a feminist art exhibit housed in the Hopkins Hall Gallery.

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Related Topix: Columbus College of Art & Design, Gay/Lesbian

Scoop

Thailand: HIV Infections on Rise Among Young Gay Men

Compiled by the UN Children's Fund , the new study - Situational Analysis of Young People at High Risk of HIV Exposure in Thailand - collected data from some 2,000 young people, including men who have sex with men, transgender persons, females who exchange sex for money, migrant workers and people who inject drugs in four provinces.

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The Washington Post

Study: Pentagon can easily drop its ban on transgender troops

The Pentagon could drop its ban on transgender service members without affecting military readiness or core values, according to a new study by the Palm Center, a think tank in San Francisco that studies the issue.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News

JD Supra

OFCCP Issues Directive Addressing Gender Identity and Transgender Bias

Last week the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs issued a directive to "clarify that existing agency guidance on discrimination on the basis of sex... includes discrimination on the bases of gender identity and transgender status."

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

DNAInfo.com

Islan Nettles's Family and Friends Still Seek Justice 1 Year After Murder

One year after Islan Nettles ' death, a group of advocates and supporters gathered at the site where the transgender woman was beaten to death - in a bid to keep the case in the public eye.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Government Executive

House Staffers Banned From Wikipedia Over Anti-Transgender Edits

A House staffer's edits to a number of Wikipedia entries on transgender people has caused an uproar in the LGBT community and, once again, resulted in Wikipedia banning a House IP address.

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The Daily Beast

Obamacare Pays for Gender ReassignmentBy Kaiser Health News

In her early 40s, she changed her name, began wearing long skirts and grew out her sandy blond hair.

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Related Topix: California, Healthcare Law, Law

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