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Report Finds Transgender-Related Discrimination Harms Health

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Nearly two-thirds of transgender Massachusetts residents have experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting in the past 12 months. ...
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Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation to Create Municipal ID Card

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The law is intended to help undocumented immigrants and transgender people, who often have difficulties securing accurate ID. ...
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Updated Transgender Law Takes Effect in The Netherlands

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The law allows transgender people to change the gender designation on identity papers and eliminates requirements to take hormones and undergo surgery. ...
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Murray, CeCe McDonald to Celebrate Trans* Pride 2014

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Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle’s first openly gay mayor, will present a Proclamation from the City of Seattle at Trans* Pride Seattle 2014 at Cal Anderson Park. ...
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Transgender Health Care Exclusions No Longer Permissible in Washington State

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Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler: Health insurance policies sold in Washington state cannot discriminate against transgender residents. ...
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New York State Assembly Passes the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act

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The bill has passed in the Assembly more than half a dozen times, but Senate Leadership has failed to bring it to the floor for a vote in the Senate. ...
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Complaint Filed for Restaurant Receipt Anti-LGBT Slur

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At the end of the night, the bartender dropped off the check, which had the words "GAY BITCHES" printed where the customer's name would be written. ...
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Transgender Woman Celebrates Successful Fight Against Harassment at Halfway House

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Donisha McShan successfully left the halfway house where she was receiving substance abuse counseling as a proud transgender woman. ...
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New York State Updates Gender Policy on Birth Certificates

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The New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Records updated its policy guidelines regarding birth certificates for transgender people. ...
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Navy Discharges Transgender Service Member After Transition

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Transgender service member Landon Wilson was forcefully discharged from the U.S. Navy after his superiors learned he transitioned from female to male. ...
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