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Trans guy captures his transition by snapping a selfie every day for 3 years

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Jamie Raines at the beginning of his transition.
Jamie Raines wanted to compile a collection of images that really captured the reality of what transitioning looks like. ...

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Woman requests life sentence for murder of a complete stranger

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Connor MacCalister, 31, of Saco, is led the into courtroom at the York County Courthouse, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in Alfred, Maine. MacCalister, accused of fatally stabbing a stranger in a Maine supermarket, pleaded guilty to murder and requested a life sentence on Thursday, disregarding her lawyer's recommendation that she use an insanity defense.
Connor MacCalister was born Tanisha Hopkins and previously identified as a transgender man, but asked to be referred to as a woman in court. ...

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Chelsea Manning renews demand in court for hairstyle change

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Pfc. Chelsea Manning
The imprisoned national security leaker is once again asking in federal court to wear a feminine hairstyle. ...

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Supporters, critics of transgender bills clash at hearing

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey
Critics of proposals to extend protections to transgender people in Massachusetts said the state should focus on the privacy rights of children and women. ...

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Transgender student’s bathroom request divides Nevada lawmakers

Monday, October 5, 2015
Over the last ten years, requests involving transgender bathroom use have become a regular battle around the country.
Three conservative state lawmakers are criticizing a new anti-bullying law that broadly protects transgender students. ...

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Southern Baptist Seminary to discuss transgender issues

Monday, October 5, 2015
Heath Lambert
A conference hosted by the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will focus on what it calls the "present crisis" of gay and transgender issues. ...

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University of Alabama trains staff on transgender students’ needs

Sunday, October 4, 2015
University of Alabama
Advocates say similar programs are becoming common on campuses nationwide as issues facing the transgender community gain broader attention. ...

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Biden backs transgender military service as US weighs policy

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Joe Biden
"No longer is there any question transgender people are able to serve in the United States military," Biden told a crowd of 3,000 activists ...

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New LGBTQ organization to focus on fighting inequality internationally

Friday, October 2, 2015
The stories of abuse and oppression from international LGBT people on the Alturi site are harrowing.
Alturi seeks to “educate and engage individual supporters who want to help improve the lives of LGBTI people around the world.” ...

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Family tries to “fix” their trangender son by tricking him into an arranged marriage

Thursday, October 1, 2015
A trans man says he was tricked by his parents into going to India where they arranged a sham marriage in an effort to "fix" him. ...

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