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Lambda Legal Sues Kansas for Discriminatory Anti-Transgender Policy

Lambda Legal Sues Kansas
National
Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging Kansas’s refusal to correct the gender marker on Kansas birth certificates for transgender individuals. ...
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National Report on Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ and HIV-Affected Communities Released

National
LGBTQ people who hold multiple marginalized identities including people of color, people with disabilities, undocumented people, and people living with HIV experience IPV in specific ways, face unique challenges and barriers to resources. ...
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PRIDE and Influence: Insights from the Wife of a Transgender Candidate

Mac McGregor and Dawn Celeste McGregor
Editorial
Movements happen when it becomes impossible to sit on the fence any longer. We are inside one of these pieces of history right now, just as we were when PRIDE came into existence. ...
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Transgender Woman Sues Seattle Blood Clinic for Sex Discrimination

A technician carries a box designed to transport human blood at a blood drive. Photo: Natalie Behring/The Columbian
Health Local
A transgender woman has filed a federal suit against Bloodworks Northwest, a Seattle-based blood clinic, for terminating her employment on the basis of sex. ...
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Unprecedented Advance for Transgender Rights in Malaysia

Malaysia Transgender Laws
Top News International
Malaysia’s Putrajaya Court of Appeal ruled that it's unconstitutional for Negeri Sembilan to criminalize transgender individuals for "cross dressing." ...
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Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word on Logo TV

Entertainment
Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word, is part of MTV’s “Look Different” campaign aimed at fighting racial, gender and anti-LGBT bias. ...
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BBC’s New Trans Sitcom ‘Boy Meets Girl’ Breaks All the Rules

Entertainment
The romantic comedy show follows Leo, a 26-year-old man whose feelings for Judy, a 40-year-old transgender woman, develop. ...
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Historic Vote Brings Comprehensive Trans* Health Care to Oregon

Top News Health
Transgender Oregonians on the Oregon Health Plan should be able to receive hormonal and surgical healthcare prescribed by their physician, starting in 2015. ...
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Unanimous Decision on Transgender Health Care

Top News Health Local
The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) voted unanimously Thursday to support transgender inclusive healthcare for public employees in Washington state. ...
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Maryland to Provide Nondiscriminatory Health Coverage to Transgender State Employees

Top News Politics Health
Maryland has changed its employee health care policy to remove all language that denies coverage to transgender people for transition-related health care. ...
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