Transgender

Transgender

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Health
A 17-year-old transgender boy named Pax Enstad was denied medical care by his mother’s employer, a Catholic health organization called PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. ...
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Plaintiffs in the Barber v. Bryant case
National
HB 1523 sets forth a list of discriminatory actions that certain individuals and entities could take against Mississippians based on religious and so-called “moral” objections to the existence of transgender people, marriages of same-sex couples and non-marital sexual relationships. ...
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Local
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has asked a federal court to allow the State of Washington to join a federal lawsuit challenging Trump’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. ...
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Local
Gender Odyssey Seattle is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender-diverse people, their loved ones, and professionals who serve them. ...
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National
In addition to requiring schools to allow transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity, the guidance provided clarification on name and pronoun use, privacy, dress codes and protection of students from bullying and harassment. ...
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Bart takes a selfie while cycles through Europe. Photo: TransBike Europe
Sports Travel
Trans Man Bart Bloem Cycled Through Europe on Six-Month Journey A trans man and his bike has nearly completed his six-month cycling journey across Europe. Bart Bloem, a ...
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New York Gov. Cuomo during Pride/PatriotNewswire Photo
Health National
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced health insurers cannot discriminate or deny coverage based on gender identity. This action will ensure that transgender or gender nonconforming individuals receive coverage regardless of whether they present as the gender to whom the service is typically or exclusively provided. ...
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Allegra Schawe-Lane and her husband Dane Lane
National
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund has filed a federal lawsuit against Amazon on behalf of a married couple who faced cruel and persistent discrimination at an Amazon shipping facility in Hebron, Kentucky. ...
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Pride of the Ocean
Travel
Pride of the Ocean Film Festival's 11th "Saving History" cruise will take place on February 25-March 4, 2018. The cruise will depart Fort Lauderdale with ports of call including Mexico, Jamaica, and Haiti. ...
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National
Lambda Legal has reached a settlement with the Pine-Richland School District, forcing the district to end a discriminatory, anti-transgender policy that prevented transgender students from using the bathroom that matches who they are. ...
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