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Another soap confirms trans character, following EastEnders reveal
A second British soap has revealed a transgender character will be joining the cast – after EastEnders made a reveal.
'Hollyoaks' Casts First Transgender Actress In Continuing Trans Role, As Annie Wallace Joins Channel 4 Soap

Presidential veto upheld. Polish Parliament did not vote on the Gender Accordance Act
Today, two Parliamentary Committees, the Committee for Health and the Committee for Justice and Human Rights, which were supposed to report their position to the Parliamentary Assembly and advise either to vote down or uphold the recent presidential veto, were not able to reach an agreement before the last voting schedule. The Committees were unable to choose a rapporteur for their decision and hence a vote could not have taken place and the veto was therefore upheld. Polish Parliament ended its term today and elections are scheduled for October 25th.
Polish government dumps gender recognition law

Malaysia court upholds ban on trans women wearing women’s clothing
Decision is met with dismay by transgender campaigners and human rights activists

Inside Australia’s transgender community: Why we’re not Cait
Caitlyn Jenner’s high profile transition into a woman has brought many issues facing transgender people into the spotlight.

Finalists for the Victorian Australian of the Year awards include an equality champion and trans* activist
Not one, not two, but three members of the LGBTI community have been recognised as finalists in the 2016 Victorian Australian of the Year awards.

[New Zealand]
Dozens protest transgender prison treatment
About 50 people attended a rally in Auckland's Aotea Square today protesting the treatment of transgender inmates in New Zealand prisons.

Two transgender students want to make history at CSU-Pueblo
Two students at Colorado State University-Pueblo want to make a dream come true and be the first transgender homecoming queen.

Walton transgender student re-elected to homecoming court
A transgender student believed to have been the first Georgia student to be named to her high school’s homecoming court last year has been selected by her peers as a finalist for the school’s homecoming queen honor.

Student Senate passes gender neutral bathroom legislation
The LSU Student Senate passed a resolution during its Wednesday meeting urging LSU Facility Services to change the signs on single-stall restrooms to “gender neutral.” The resolution also asks that renovations and new buildings include these facilities.

Battle is on to stop oppressive transgender bill on "public accommodations" now in Mass. Legislature
As we’ve seen so many times before, Massachusetts is the current target for a nationwide LGBT push. This time it’s a bill for transgender "non-discrimination" rights in public accommodations. (Some refer to this as a “bathroom bill” but that is misleading, as we explain below.)
Massachusetts considering transgender bathroom bill

Third LGBT Murder In Detroit Since January
The Detroit police are investigating the murder of a 30-year-old African-American male who was found Monday morning between Arizona and Brush Streets on Detroit's east side. Officers believe the incident happened before 6:30 a.m.

2 groups urge NSAA to continue basing students' eligibility for sports on birth gender
Two groups are urging the Nebraska School Activities Association to maintain its policy of allowing students to participate on sports teams based on the gender on their birth certificate.

Bellevue Public Schools adopt policy that transgender students may dress, use restrooms based on gender identity
The Bellevue Public Schools have adopted rules on how it will handle situations involving locker rooms, dress codes, bathrooms and privacy for transgender students.

A trans woman of color overcomes obstacles despite the odds
On Saturday Oct. 10, the fifth annual Philly Trans* March will take place in Thomas Paine Plaza, steps away from City Hall.

Vigil for transgender woman gunned down in Hunting Park
More than 50 friends and family members gathered for a candlelight vigil Friday night at the spot on the northern fringe of Hunting Park where a transgender woman, Kiesha Jenkins, was ambushed and fatally shot this week.

Upstate SC transgender student says he was bullied while using restroom
Since Ken White came out as a transgender male at age 12, he says the experience has been mixed. Some accept him, others don't.

Military Can't Accept This Transgender Soldier As A Woman – Yet
Capt. Jennifer Peace walks into the room, a tall, thin woman in crisp uniform, with minimal makeup and trim brown hair.

Transgender bill raises concerns
A proposed law would ban transgender students from using bathrooms of the gender they identify with.
Most local public schools would have to change nondiscrimination policies if the law is passed.
Some lawmakers are concerned the bill violates federal nondiscrimination law, known as Title IX.