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Offer more roles to trans actors, culture minister tells broadcasters
Culture minister Ed Vaizey has urged TV bosses to award more roles to transgender actors.
Offer big TV roles to transgender actors, broadcasters told

Apparently this is the world’s first ‘transgender’ beer
A company has created what it claims is the world’s first “transgender” beer – using hops that have changed sex from male to female.

The woman behind ‘The Danish Girl’
Explore the colourful world of Gerda Wegener

Alarming rise in transphobic attacks
Ugandan activists have issued a warning to all LGBT people in the country after eight transphobic attacks were reported in less than a week.

Trans woman found guilty of sodomy in Zambia, faces life in prison
A 27-year-old hairdresser was subject to torture in order to discover whether she was a 'gay man' or not

Vandalized Ottawa mural not hate crime, police say
The defacement of a downtown Ottawa mural honouring trans women of colour wasn’t a hate crime, according to Detective Gary Locke.

Michelle Rodriguez Defends Problematic Trans Role in Tomboy Movie, Misgenders Caitlyn Jenner
Last week LGBT activist groups and GLAAD came out against the upcoming Michelle Rodriguez starrer Tomboy: A Revenger’s Tale as soon as plot details surfaced that she would play a transgender assassin bent on revenge on an evil surgeon (Sigourney Weaver) who changed her from a man to a woman against her will. Now the film’s out bisexual star Rodriguez has weighed in on the controversy with some pretty tone-deaf remarks, including misgendering Caitlyn Jenner.

Reform Jews poised to pass transgender resolution
When Rabbi Elliot Kukla became the first out transgender rabbi ordained in the Reform Jewish movement almost a decade ago, he would get questions from other rabbis along the lines of "There's a transgender congregant coming to services. What should I do?" He would tell the other rabbis to greet them with, "Shabbat shalom," the traditional welcome for anybody.

The High Cost of Gender-Confirmation Procedures
The bills can run into the tens of thousands of dollars, and insurance coverage remains rare.

As Transgender Students Make Gains, Schools Hesitate at Bathrooms
Asked to call a transgender boy by a male name he has chosen for himself, teachers and administrators around the country have leaned toward a simple response: Sure. Allow a high school student who was born male but identifies as female to join the volleyball team? Fine.

Paglia: ‘Transgender Mania’ is a Symptom of West's Cultural Collapse
Best-selling feminist author, social critic and self-described "transgender being" Camille Paglia said in an interview last month that the rise of transgenderism in the West is a symptom of decadence and cultural collapse.

California Civil Rights Coalition Prepared for Battle Following Houston LGBT Vote
Following the loss of a ballot referendum that would have upheld the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), a coalition of California civil rights and LGBT organizations is cautioning supporters to prepare for a similar fight against a potential anti-LGBT ballot initiative in California.

Report: D.C. Transgender Individuals Face Significant Discrimination in Employment
Mary and Susan are both applying for a job at a local retail store. Mary is more qualified: She’s never been unemployed since graduating in 2010 from Virginia Tech with a 3.80 GPA, has experience working face-to-face with medical patients, and pens a stellar cover letter. Susan has also worked in healthcare, but graduated more recently and shows fewer skills. Among other differences on their resumes? Mary includes her birth name: Mark.

Pat Robertson: Transgender Girl Just Wants To Peep In Locker Room
Last year, Pat Robertson pushed back against “the misconception that I’m sort of right-wing extremist,” in part by citing his belief that he sees “nothing wrong” with transgender people seeking sex reassignment surgery.
'Complete anarchy' as Obama invades girls' showers
School Defies Department Of Education To Discriminate Against Transgender Student

Debate Over Transgender Access to Restrooms in Leroy HS
Advocacy groups weigh in on transgender student access to restrooms in Leroy HS

How Bathroom Fears Conquered Transgender Rights in Houston
A city ordinance protecting residents from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is defeated after a fierce campaign.
#HERO: Deceit, bigotry and ignorance win the day in Houston
Bathroom Fears Flush Houston Discrimination Ordinance
Houston rejects hotly contested anti-discrimination ordinance
Houston voters reject LGBT equal rights measure
Houston Voters Reject Broad Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
Houston mayor ardently laments rejection of equal rights measure
Houston’s LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance was rejected by voters
After HERO Defeat, Fox's Erickson Calls Transgender Americans "Perverts" And "Mentally Ill"
Houston Votes to Go Backward on Equal Rights Ordinance
Houston Equal Rights Ordinance Repealed
Perverts Lose in Houston as Voters Say No to Men in Ladies’ Rooms
Fox's Erick Erickson Parrots Transphobic "Bathroom Predator" Attack On Houston's Equal Rights Law
Fox's Special Report Suggests That Houston Equal Rights Ordinance Could Threaten Religious Liberty

Call for trans men to invade public women’s bathrooms in Houston
Some people just don’t understand what they’ve voted for until it comes back to bite them in the face. If there’s ever a time for that to happen, it’s now in Houston, Texas.

Workers fired for raising concerns about transgender student
Two school staff members say they were fired for voicing concern after being told to begin calling a 6-year-old girl by a new name and referring to her as a boy.

Wisconsin Committee on Education Will Hold Hearing on Anti-Transgender Legislation this Week
This Thursday, November 5, Wisconsin’s Assembly Committee on Education will hear testimony on AB 469, a harmful bill that would prevent transgender students from using appropriate gender-segregated facilities and create liability for schools. The bill would not only conflict with federal protections for transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex students, it would also expose students to additional bullying, harassment, and discrimination.

Cross-dressing Argentine girl changed gender, is international symbol in transgender community
Luana grabs her sparkly blue dress with one hand and spins, using her other hand as a guide while a strand of tulle floats around her body.