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White House offers support for Houston equal rights measure

Friday, October 30, 2015
In a statement Thursday, the White House said it is "confident that the citizens of Houston will vote in favor of fairness and equality."
According to a spokesman fighting the ordinance, the support won't help the measure get approved. ...

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Feds side with transgender teenager in school restroom dispute

Friday, October 30, 2015
In this Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Gavin Grimm leans on a post on his front porch during an interview at his home in Gloucester, Va.  Schools can’t prevent transgender students from using the restrooms that correspond with their gender identities without violating federal law, the Obama administration says. The government’s filing says a Gloucester County School Board policy that requires Grimm to use either the girls’ restrooms or a unisex bathroom constitutes unlawful bias under Title IX, the 1972 law that prohibits sex discrimination in education.
The government's filing says a Gloucester County School Board policy that requires 16-year-old junior Gavin Grimm to use either the girls' restrooms or a unisex bathroom constitutes unlawful bias. ...

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“The Pregnant Man,” accused of stalking estranged wife, pleads guilty

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
In this April 2, 2013 file photo, Thomas Beatie speaks at his attorney's office, in Phoenix. Beatie, a transgender man, who was accused of stalking his estranged wife last year pleaded guilty to one count of disorderly conduct Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. Beatie had a change of plea hearing in Maricopa County Superior Court and now is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 16 on the misdemeanor.
A transgender man in Arizona who was accused of putting a GPS tracking device on his wife's car pleaded guilty to one count of disorderly conduct. ...

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LGBTQ children are all possessed by “demonic spirits”

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Linda Harvey
In her recent column, Linda Harvey compares the LGBTQ community to "a Halloween haunted house." ...

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New children’s book tells the story of a trans teddy bear

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Page from "Introducing Teddy" by Jessica Walton
When her father Tina came out as trans about three-and-half years ago, Australian author Jessica Walton was inspired to write "Introducing Teddy." ...

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Sparks, Nevada will now cover gender reassignment surgery for city workers

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Kristen Aaquist
The city's new insurance plan goes into effect Jan. 1. ...

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Court sides with transgender widow in fight over estate

Monday, October 26, 2015
Nikki Araguz
A state appeals court has reaffirmed its earlier decision to validate the marriage of a transgender widow seeking the estate of her firefighter husband. ...

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Hate group leader Tony Perkins: Trans people will try to go to jail for ‘free surgery’

Sunday, October 25, 2015
Tony Perkins
“With a price tag of anywhere from $50,000 to $100,000 for these reassignment surgeries,” says Perkins, “I think there’s no shortage of people that may want to sign up [to go to prison].” ...

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Transgender man fights denial of child visitation rights

Saturday, October 24, 2015
Michael Conover with his son, Jaxson.
A transgender man has been denied visitation and custody rights to a child conceived before he and his partner were married and later divorced. ...

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California sets standards for state-funded sex reassignment surgery for inmates

Saturday, October 24, 2015
To qualify, prisoners must be diagnosed with what is formally known as gender dysphoria and lived as their identified gender for at least 12 months. ...

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