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Nancy Pelosi Invites Transgender Troops to Trump’s State of the Union Address

Jennifer Peace
Politics
Captain Jennifer Peace, Staff Sgt. Logan Ireland, Lt. Cmdr. Blake Dremann, and other transgender service members have accepted the invitation by Members of Congress to attend tonight’s State of the Union Address. ...
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Seahawks Hate Crime Couple Speaks Out: Love and Support is Washington’s Response to Hate

Jae and her wife, Melissa, attended a Seahawks game on December 30th. They were verbally harassed multiple times by a man, because of their sexuality. The harassment eventually ended in the man punching Jae in the face.
Local
Jae and her wife, Melissa, attended a Seahawks game on December 30th. They were verbally harassed multiple times by a man, because of their sexuality. The harassment eventually ended in the man punching Jae in the face. ...
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Rain Valdez Produces 2019 Calendar Featuring 12 Multicultural Women of Trans Experience

Entertainment
The limited edition calendar is on sale now for $35. A percentage of proceeds to benefit Trans Latina Coalition. ...
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DOJ and BOP Sued for Records on Rollback of Protections for Transgender Prisoners

Transgender inmate Passion Star will be moved to Safekeeping following repeated acts of violence and rape.
National
The changes weaken protections for incarcerated transgender people – who are already 10 times more likely than the general prison population to be targeted for violence. ...
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Brynn Tannehill Releases ‘Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trans (But Were Afraid To Ask)’

Entertainment
On November 21, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trans (But Were Afraid To Ask) by Brynn Tannehill - Trans activist, writer, and former Naval Aviator. ...
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Over 35 Health Associations, Providers Urge Trump Admin to Stop Federal Anti-Trans Discrimination

White House
Health National
Over 35 national health care associations and providers have sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging them to drop reported plans to narrowly define sex as an immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.  ...
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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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New PSA shows how to help transgender students safely access the bathroom at school

Hallway PSA
National
Hallway depicts the harassment transgender students often face when they need to use the restroom at school - and how school administrators and supportive students alike can help. ...
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Oswego County Transgender Employee Denied Coverage for Transition-Related Care

Health National
Oswego County and the Oswego County Department of Social Services settled the lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of Sean Simonson, a retired transgender county employee who was denied health insurance coverage for his transition-related care. ...
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Montana Strikes Down Anti-Trans Ballot Measure

Politics
The LGBTQ rights community is celebrating the defeat of I-183, the proposed ballot measure that would have prevented transgender Montanans from using facilities consistent with their gender identity. ...
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