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Bill targeting transgender students’ use of restrooms fails Kentucky Senate panel

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Kentucky state capitol in Frankfort.
A bill that would have banned transgender students from choosing which restroom to use at public schools has failed to pass a Kentucky state Senate committee. [...]

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U.S. Congressman tweets he is ‘proud grandpa’ of a transgender grandchild

Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Democratic U.S. Congressman Mike Honda wrote that he is "the proud grandpa of a transgender grandchild" and added he hopes the child can feel safe at school without fear of being bullied. [...]

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Reports: Transgender Americans face staggering rates of poverty, violence

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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In a year when transgender Americans are experiencing unprecedented visibility in the media, and popular culture, while simultaneously suffering extreme violence, two new reports detail the widespread discrimination and inequities the transgender population faces. [...]

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U.S. Army proposal would make it more difficult to discharge transgender soldiers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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The decision to discharge transgender soldiers from the U.S. Army would be made by a top, senior civilian official under a plan outlined in a draft document obtained by USA Today. [...]

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Defense Department says hormone treatment for Chelsea Manning approved

Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Defense Department officials said Thursday that hormone treatment for gender reassignment has been approved for Chelsea Manning, the former intelligence analyst convicted of espionage for sending classified documents to the WikiLeaks website. [...]

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Transgender former Navy SEAL plans primary challenge to U.S. Rep. Hoyer

Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Kristin Beck, a transgender former Navy SEAL, is planning a primary challenge to the second-ranking Democrat in the House, U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer. [...]

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Laverne Cox cast as transgender lawyer in CBS legal drama pilot

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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“Orange Is The New Black” star Laverne Cox, who was the first openly transgender actor to be nominated for an Emmy in 2014, has been cast in CBS’s legal drama pilot “Doubt.” [...]

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South Dakota House votes to void transgender students sports policy

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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The full state House has approved a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports. [...]

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Jenner’s gender identity speculation comes at key time for transgender rights

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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Whether or not Olympic legend Bruce Jenner becomes its new champion, the transgender rights movement is making remarkable strides on many fronts, ranging from mass-media visibility to legal protections. [...]

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South Dakota House panel votes to void transgender students sports policy

Monday, February 9, 2015
South Dakota state capitol in Pierre.
A measure that would reverse a state athletic association policy and require transgender students to play on the same sports team as the gender on their birth certificates easily passed its first legislative committee test on Monday. [...]

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