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Pioneering transgender Banana actress Bethany Black talks fetish, feminists and revenge porn
The actress speaks about women's bodies and equal rights to The Independent ahead of her major episode on Channel 4's series

Harcèlement scolaire : toutes les minorités sont évoqués. Seuls les trans sont ignorés
Après la diffusion d'un documentaire sur le harcèlement scolaire, le sujet est décliné sous toutes ses formes dans la presse. Vraiment toutes ? Brigitte Goldberg, présidente de Trans-Europe, déplore que la souffrance des jeunes trans soit encore aujourd'hui un tabou au sein de notre système éducatif.

Trans prostitute murder suspect arrested
A 32-year-old Serbian man has been arrested in connection with the murder on January 19 of a 35-year-old transsexual activist in Haymerlegasse 22 in Vienna's Ottakring district.

Botswana transgender activist wins Writivism Mentee
The Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE Africa) recently announced its 32 Africa-wide 2015 Writivism Mentees. Among the selected few is Gaborone based transgender activist, writer, performer and entrepreneur, Kat Kai Kol-Kes.

Hormone Treatment Approved for Chelsea Manning
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.

Georgia Trans Woman's Suspected Killer May Dodge Murder Charges
Manslaughter charges were dropped this week for the man suspected of killing Keymori Johnson, as supporters of the trans woman remain concerned by misgendering from the District Attorney's office.

Man Born Intersex Wishes Irreversible Surgery Hadn’t Been Performed At Birth
We’ve been telling you about families whose children were diagnosed as intersex not clearly male or female. WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with adults who underwent surgery as newborns and have faced a lifetime of grief.

Trans ex-Navy SEAL to challenge Hoyer
A transgender former U.S. Navy SEAL plans to challenge House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) in next year’s Democratic primary.

Trans Leadership Training In West Michigan
February 12 is the last day to sign up for a free two-day training seminar for trans activist leaders in Michigan.

Patients support Concord doctor's gender transition
A longtime local pediatrician has announced he is going through gender transition.
Dr. Hal Levin is the medical director at Piedmont Pediatrics in Concord.
Concord pediatrician changing from male to female

Transgender woman, a Madison native, is rooting for Bruce Jenner
Kerri McCaffery knew she was a woman in a man's body in 1975.

Hate crimes, trans and conversion-therapy bills intro’d
Legislators in Harrisburg have begun delivering on promises to introduce LGBT-inclusive legislation this session, including bills to combat hate crimes and conversion therapy and two to advance transgender rights.

First openly transgender cabinet member in PA speaks
Governor Tom Wolf made history appointing the first transgender cabinet member in the commonwealth.
Dr. Rachel Levine talks about whether she feels accepted in her new role as Physician General.

BREAKING: Anti-LGBT bill filed by freshman representative
Rep. Matt Shaheen, a freshman Collin County state representative, filed HB 1355 this morning (Thursday, Feb. 12), a bill defending the religious liberty of individuals who feel bullied by elected officials.

New Transgender Hospital Program Introduced To Dallas
Children’s Medical Center in Dallas has unveiled the first pediatric transgender program in the Southwest.

Park City High School unveils two new ‘All Gender’ restrooms
Park City High School now has two non-gender specific restrooms.
“This isn’t an issue about personal beliefs, its about creating a safe and comfortable learning environment for all students,” said senior Adam Snyder.

Nail in the Coffin: All LGBT Bills Dead in Virginia
Public employees must wait another year for workplace protections
Va. lawmakers kill two pro-LGBT bills

W.Va. town of five residents adopts LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination law
A West Virginia town of just five residents on Monday unanimously passed an ordinance to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Every 28 hours a LGBTI person is killed in Brazil
Death of a trans samba dancer reveals how deeply homophobia and transphobia are rooted in Brazil