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Google marks LGBT pride month with stunning ad about gender transition

Friday, June 19, 2015
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Google — one of the world's most powerfully visible corporate LGBT advocates — is out with a new spot for Pride Month that tells the deeply poignant story of a transgender man and the small business that helped him during ...

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Navy considers elevating discharge requirements for transgender service members

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
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The Navy may soon join the Air Force and the Army in requiring high-level approval to separate transgender service members from the military, military officials said Tuesday. ...

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‘Big Brother’ casts first openly transgender houseguest

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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CBS has revealed the cast of "Big Brother 17, which includes the first-ever openly transgender contestant on the U.S. version of the popular summer series. ...

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Suspect charged with shoving trans woman off subway platform pleads not guilty

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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A man accused of pushing a transgender woman onto the New York City subway tracks has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and attempted assault. ...

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‘Becoming Us’ captures a family’s journey when father comes out as transgender

Friday, June 12, 2015
From left: Sutton Crawford, Carly Lehwald, Ben Lehwald and Suzy Crawford from the ABC Family docu-series "Becoming Us." The series airs Monday at 9 p.m. EDT on ABC Family.
The ABC Family docu-series "Becoming Us" follows a 16-year-old dealing with the usual challenges of high school and encroaching adulthood - plus the recent news that his father is becoming a woman. ...

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S.D. considers revising transgender student athletes policy under pressure from GOP lawmakers

Friday, June 12, 2015
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The suggested revisions came after some Republican lawmakers repeatedly tried to pass legislation in 2015 to void the policy. ...

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Boston mayor creates gender‑neutral restrooms at city hall

Thursday, June 11, 2015
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Boston is among the first cities in New England to institute gender-neutral restrooms in their city halls, says Mayor Martin Walsh. ...

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Transgender student sues Virginia high school, citing restroom policy

Thursday, June 11, 2015
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A transgender teenager said in a lawsuit Thursday that he has been stigmatized by a policy that bars him from using the boys' restrooms at his eastern Virginia high school. ...

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Transgender woman files complaint over breast surgery denial

Thursday, June 11, 2015
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A transgender woman has filed a complaint against Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, saying she was denied breast implant surgery because of her gender identity. ...

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Transgender human rights activist murdered in El Salvador

Thursday, June 11, 2015
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The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in a press release cited local media reports that indicate Francela Méndez Rodríguez was murdered by a group of unknown assailants while visiting the home of a friend. ...

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