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State of the Transgender Union: Time for collective action toward racial justice

| Monday, January 27, 2014
CeCe McDonald
In this year’s State of the Union Address to Congress, President Obama is expected to acknowledge and focus on the inequality that is seemingly growing once again in the United States. As the President has been thinking about inequality among the 300 million people who live in the U.S., I wonder if he has thought about transgender people and the inequality we face—the disrespect, the discrimination, the violence, and other inequalities that affect us on an everyday basis...

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Jelly Belly chair supports campaign to repeal transgender student rights law

| Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Herman Rowland Sr.
Transgender rights advocates are taking aim at the Chairman of the Jelly Belly company after learning that he donated thousands of dollars to the campaign to repeal California's landmark transgender student rights law.

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Advocacy groups: CDC must revise cancer screening policy for transgender women

| Friday, October 18, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- Two leading LGBT advocacy groups on Friday called on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to "investigate and change any discriminatory guidelines" that deny federally subsidized breast cancer screenings for transgender women.

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Report outlines harm facing transgender immigrants, asylum seekers, refugees

| Friday, October 4, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- On the heels of the U.S. House introduction of an immigration proposal and ahead of the "National Day of Dignity and Respect" -- a day of action scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5 -- the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has issued a new report outlining the barriers and harms transgender immigrants face while navigating the U.S. immigration system.

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White House, Obama Administration mark 14th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

| Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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WASHINGTON -- The White House on Tuesday marked the 14th annual observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance, an international day of remembrance of the people lost to anti-transgender fear, discrimination, and violence.

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NCTE: Tea Party group training poll watchers to target transgender voters

| Sunday, November 4, 2012
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A right-wing, Tea Party organization called “True the Vote” is training their volunteer poll watchers to target transgender voters, claims the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE).

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NCTE attorney, named among best LGBT lawyers, talks transgender issues

| Thursday, July 26, 2012
Marper Jean Tobin
For the past three years, The National LGBT Bar Association has selected the best LGBT lawyers under the age of 40. This year’s list includes Harper Jean Tobin, the National Center for Transgender Equality’s Policy Counsel.

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Study reveals widespread discrimination against transgender people

| Monday, February 7, 2011
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A groundbreaking new study reveals that transgender people suffer widespread discrimination in a variety of fields, including education, employment, housing, health care, and more.

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