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The human rights of intersex people in Europe
On 8-9 September 2015, 5 European intersex activists took part in a study visit in Strasbourg, organised by ILGA-Europe.

Trans: A Memoir by Juliet Jacques review – an honest account of gender transition
‘I felt trapped not by my body,’ Jacques writes, ‘but by a society that didn’t want me to modify it.’ But this is no mythical hero’s journey

UK group pushes transgender indoctrination on three-year-olds
British three-year-olds should be taught to accept transgender playmates and explore their own gender using storybooks featuring androgynous penguins, MPs heard last week.
Children as young as three should be taught about transgender issues using story books about PENGUINS, MPs told

Gender recognition law awaits Polish President's signature
ILGA-Europe ask President Duda to sign the Gender Accordance Act into law.

“I’m not giving up”: Poland's first transgender MP Anna Grodzka on her activism
Anna Grodzka discusses the future of the euro, the Polish left, and her autobiography describing her gender transition.

India court gives police protection to US transgender man
An Indian court has given police protection to a transgender man from the US.
Delhi High Court grants police protection to 19-year-old US transgender

WATCH: Growing up as a Pinoy transman
Deiniel, a 22-year-old Filipino transman, shares how self-discovery helps him go through life

The New Normal hopes to change a life
Ottawa radio station will award cash prize to one trans person

Edmonton-area Catholic high school to offer gender-neutral bathrooms
A Catholic high school in Morinville plans to wipe the male and female stick figures from its washroom signs in favour of a picture of a toilet.

How Fox News Turns Transgender People Into Villains
America's transgender community experiences some of the highest rates of discrimination, violence, and poverty in the country. So how has Fox News managed to portray this marginalized and vulnerable community as threatening, greedy, and deserving of mistreatment?

In memo to employees, LA Unified affirms transgender support
In a memo to all district employees yesterday, LA Unified Superintendent Ramon Cortines re-emphasized support for transgender youth and employees.

Transgender Students Face Institutional Injustice
When Rayden Marcum returned to Humboldt State this fall, he began to experience the same anxiety he is forced to face every semester: being called by his legal name.

Trans Woman Live-Tweets Her Frightening Experience With Airport Security
“I am being held by the TSA in Orlando because of an ‘anomaly’ (my penis),” was the first of one woman’s many tweets published Monday afternoon. What followed was gruesome detail about how her experience being profiled, humiliated, and forced to miss her flight by airport security, all because she is transgender.
Outrage over trans woman’s ‘atrocious’ treatment by TSA officials at Orlando Airport

Life as a transgender woman of color: Lourdes Ashley Hunter
Lourdes Ashley Hunter, National Director of the Trans Women of Color Collective, spoke in Forum Hall about violence and other obstacles that occur in the everyday life of a transgender woman of color and what she did to overcome obstacles in her life to become a successful woman Tuesday evening.

Discussion: Challenges of transgender kids and families
As parents become more aware of transgender identities, many are permitting their kids to wear different clothing and change their names, even as young children. But, those choices are sometimes met with criticism from family doctors and schoolteachers.

Board denies transgender request
Michelle Gonzalez, the mother of a transgender student, speaks to the Elko County School Board Tuesday.

Threats made against Ohio transgender grade schooler has district talking bathrooms
An Ohio school district is considering making all restrooms at an elementary school unisex after threats were made against a transgender student.

Defiant Archives Exhibit on Trans Histories Transferring to City Hall
The William Way Center‘s Defiant Archives exhibit, which highlighted trans Philadelphia history and activism, is living on. The collection of materials, artwork, documents, and video will be transferring to a huge, new prominent venue: outside the mayor’s office at Philadelphia City Hall.

Pa. prisons overhaul policies for transgender inmates
Over the last few months, unusual missives began arriving in the post office box of the Hearts on a Wire Collective, a grassroots collaboration between transgender people who meet weekly at the William Way LGBT Community Center in Philadelphia and transgender prison inmates around the state.

Transgender students bathroom access discussed in New Kent
Schools creating unisex bathrooms

Buscan a una joven trans desaparecida en Río Gallegos
A Marcela Estefanya Chocobar la vieron por última vez el 6 de septiembre, a la salida del pub Russia, de la capital santacruceña. Desde entonces, su celular permanece apagado. “Nunca pasó que se alejara sin avisarnos”, sostuvo su hermana. La policía provincial investiga a un ex novio de la joven.

Argentina law makers rule that 1% of civil service jobs must go to trans workers
The law further highlights Argentina’s progressive attitude towards LGBTI rights
Buenos Aires Province Establishes Transgender Jobs Quota

Nueve de cada diez transexuales no consigue trabajo formal
La Federación LGBT reveló estadísticas sobre la realidad laboral de la comunidad trans: el 90 por ciento se encuentra marginado del mercado laboral formal, y el 65 por ciento evita develar su sexualidad