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UK Court rules that transgender woman is not entitled to amend her childrens’ birth certificates
The UK High Court of Justice has held that the right to have one’s private life respected under article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) does not extend to the right of a transgender woman to amend her children’s birth certificates to reflect her transition.

Church of England to consider transgender naming ceremony
Vicar of Lancaster Priory proposes motion for General Synod to consider ceremony to mark a person’s gender transition

Kyrgyzstan police demand IDAHOT participants’ strip to identify transgender people, says rights group
About 20 men disrupted an IDAHOT event last week shouting threats over the fence before breaking the lock on the gate and breaking through a door to enter the cafe

Transgender kids' parents are seeking a law change to speed up treatment process
Australia's fast-growing number of transgender children are facing an alarming risk of suicide, self-harm and depression, due to a costly legal obstacle to treatment.

[New Zealand]
Robertson clarifies trans healthcare stance
Labour MP Grant Robertson says his comments about gender reassignment surgery were misreported, and though he admits he could have chosen his words better, he says he is “absolutely committed” to the best possible trans healthcare services.

Manitoba bans conversion therapy
Manitoba has become the first province to ban the much-derided conversion therapy.

Trans athlete added to Canadian women’s dodgeball team
Savannah Burton becomes first trans athlete in a Canadian national dodgeball team

Brandon transgender health clinic shows demand for services
The clinic's next day for appointments will be in June, call 204-578-2513 to schedule one

Creating a Trans TV Show? Here Are 4 Rules to Follow
Transparent creator Jill Soloway gives advice to Hollywood on creating projects that humanize rather than sensationalize transgender characters.

Girl Scouts Reject Hate Group, Welcome Trans Girls
The Girl Scouts of the USA shows us the best way to respond to right-wing transphobia

Franklin Graham Calls Out Schools for Teaching Lies About Transgenderism
In the shadow of our nation's capital, Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia is preparing to teach gender identity in its classrooms, including lessons on gender fluidity and spectrum—the idea that no child is truly 100 percent boy or girl. The news has parents irate as no alternative options will be offered to take in place of these required classes in grades 7 to 12.

Faithful transition: Unitarian Universalists share stories of transgender individuals
"The Unitarian Universalists have always been on the edge of social justice," said the Rev. Jim Parrish, who will be installed May 30 as the pastor of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Fayetteville. The Unitarian Universalists supported the fight for civil rights in the last century, with a large contingent marching with Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington, D.C., Parrish said.

Giving homeless transgender youth a safe haven from the streets
Homelessness is a reality for many young transgender Americans. In Washington, a row house has been turned into a safe haven for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth who have nowhere else to go. Hari Sreenivasan talks to the group home's founder about creating a space that is safe, fun and feels like home for those who may have been kicked out by their families for being different.

Michigan driver’s license policy violates transgender rights, ACLU says
Six transgender men and women have recently called into question Michigan’s driver’s license policy.

Miss'd America drag pageant moving to Atlantic City's Borgata casino this fall
A drag spoof of the Miss America competition will be held this fall at Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.

Transexuales son quienes más sufren discriminación
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