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Transgender woman marks death with eerie posthumous tweet

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Rachel Bryk
Rachel Bryk died by suicide last week by jumping off the George Washington Bridge, just days after internet trolls encouraged her to commit suicide. [...]

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Judge won’t delay order on California transgender inmate’s sex reassignment surgery

Monday, April 27, 2015
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U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar made his ruling in response to a request by state corrections officials, who also have appealed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. [...]

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Former Olympian Bruce Jenner: ‘For all intents and purposes, I am a woman’

Friday, April 24, 2015
Bruce Jenner (left) talks with ABC News' Diane Sawyer.
"My brain is more female than it is male," says Jenner, the 1976 Olympic decathlon champion who has been better known in recent years as part of television's omnipresent Kardashian family. [...]

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Laverne Cox makes PEOPLE magazine ‘most beautiful’ list

Thursday, April 23, 2015
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The actress has left a big impression on Hollywood (and America) in a very short amount of time. Cox's skillful performance as Sophia on "Orange Is the New Black" and her work advocating for transgender women make her one of our boldest beauties yet. [...]

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Transgender teen settles with South Carolina over driver’s license photo

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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A transgender South Carolina teenager has settled a lawsuit challenging the state Department of Motor Vehicles' policy governing a person's choice to take a driver's license photo wearing makeup. [...]

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Nevada state Assembly rejects controversial transgender ‘bathroom bill’

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Nevada state capitol in Carson City
The Nevada Assembly has rejected a bill that outraged transgender advocates and would have required students to use bathrooms corresponding to their biological sex. [...]

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Texas lawmaker delays hearing on transgender school ‘bathroom bill’

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Texas state capitol in Austin.
A highly anticipated hearing on a bill limiting transgender students' use of Texas school bathrooms and locker rooms has been delayed after a veteran Republican told the author to soften his language. [...]

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Transgender man leads ‘Men’s Health’ magazine cover model competition

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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When transgender vlogger and activist Aydian Dowling entered Men's Health's Ultimate Guy Search for a shot at being on the cover, he never imagined he'd receive such an outpouring of encouragement. [...]

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Transgender man sues loan company after executive demands he ‘dress and act like a woman’

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Tristan Broussard
Tristan Broussard alleges he was forced to leave his job at First Tower Loan in Lake Charles, Louisiana, offices after a company executive found out he was listed on his driver's license as female. [...]

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Florida clinic agrees to pay $150k in transgender employee’s discrimination suit

Monday, April 13, 2015
Lakeland Eye Clinic, Lakeland, Fla.
A central Florida eye clinic has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve a discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of a transgender employee who was terminated. [...]

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