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Activist says UK court is sanctioning trans murder
British journalist Jane Fae says the sentencing of a transgender man for 'obtaining sexual intimacy by fraud' is a slippery slope

Man who used to be a woman marries woman who was a man.. meet Britain's most unusual couple
Sex change couple Felix Laws and Helen Morfitt reveal how they’ve finally found happiness together after getting married at Gretna Green.

Montengro Allows Name Change for Trans People
LGBT Forum Progress of Montenegro happily informs the public that the Law on personal names has been tested in practice. It contains reasonable and supportive solutions for the transgender persons, regardless of the fact whether the medical treatment of the gender confirmation process has been completed or not. It is concluded that there are administratively, there are no barriers to the free choice of name.

Koovagam Koothandavar fete under way
The Koothandavar Temple located at Koovagam in Ulundurpet taluk, about 30 km from Villupuram, has come alive again for the two-week-long annual rituals.
The temple is the focal point of the aravanis or transgenders who make it a point to assemble at the place, almost without fail, during the occasion.

Nova Scotia Transgender Teen Ignites Change In School Restroom Policy
Jessica Durling, a transgender female student in Nova Scotia was recently ordered to one day of suspension for using the girl's restroom at her Milford Station Nova Scotia high school. Although she was given the punishment, she did not have to fulfill its requirements. Now, Chignecto-Central Regional School Board has dropped Durling's suspension and has stated they will be creating guidelines to address the needs of all students, including transgender students.

Transgender model Jenna Talackova lands reality show on E!
Watch out world, Jenna Talackova is back! The fearless transgender model, the former Miss Universe Canada contestant who famously took on Donald Trump for the right to compete, has landed her own reality show on E!

Trans men's Health is a “Women’s Health” Issue: Expanding the Boundaries of Sexual & Reproductive Health Care
During the 2012 elections, Vice President Joe Biden called transgender discrimination, “the civil rights issue of our time.” While this is a sign that transgender rights are garnering national attention, the population continues to face many obstacles in accessing needed health care. In particular, transgender men (or “trans men”) face significant barriers to accessing sexual and reproductive health care.

Standing room only at ‘Transgender Day of Empowerment’
The community gathered April 5 at The Center to celebrate the 10th annual Transgender Day of Empowerment, “An evening of celebration, education, and entertainment.” The auditorium was filled with a diverse standing room only audience including many families and youth.

Montgomery Again Found Competent To Stand Trial
June trial date for suspect in stabbing death of Deoni Jones, a transgender woman, stands despite defense objections

DC Trans Groups Victorious In Shelter Struggle
A DC transgender resident named Lakiesha Washington, Transgender Health Empowerment (a drop-in center for LGBT people), and DC Trans Coalition have won a major victory for transgender homeless people.

War Machine on Fallon Fox: 'Any Show That Signs Her Is a Piece of S*** Show'
"The Ultimate Fighter" alumnus War Machine, born Jonathan Koppenhaver, is one of the most colorful people in the fight industry ever since going to jail for the first time in August 2010.
Rousey says she would fight Fallon
Lorenzo Fertitta on Matt Mitrione's Suspension over Fallon Fox Comments

Transgender Woman Raises Jail Concerns
A transgender woman is calling attention to her experience in the Chatham County Jail after being confined there for four nights. She says at times she was scared to death.

Transgender woman banned from Idaho store over use of restroom
A transgender woman whose use of a women's restroom in an Idaho grocery store reportedly upset other customers has been cited for trespassing and banned from the store for a year, police said on Friday.
Transgender shopper served trespassing papers for bathroom use
Rosauers Supermarket In Idaho Bans Trans Woman From Store

GLAAD Joins Thousands Calling on Smith College to Admit Trans Women
LGBT media advocacy organization GLAAD has joined thousands of alumni and advocates calling on women's school Smith College to revise its admission policies to admit transgender students.

City agency calls for state, federal probes of Morris case
Citing an “appalling” investigation by local officials, the city’s Police Advisory Commission is urging state and federal officials to investigate the killing of Nizah Morris.

Trans man working as cop forced to continue using women’s bullet proof vest
Former city employee Marion Gregory Green is suing the city of Cayce, South Carolina for civil rights discrimination after work conditions changed for him following transition.