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  Anti-trans District 211 lawsuit dropped

Long-running litigation involving public-accommodations access for transgender students in the Northwest suburbs came to a seeming end April 15, when U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso on Monday approved the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to bar ...


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  National Black Justice Coalition on Morehouse College's Inclusivity Policy

WASHINGTON — Morehouse College, a historically Black men's college, announced that they would be accepting applications from Trans men. In response to the news, the National Black Justice Coalition released the following statement: "Every student has ...


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  NATIONAL Child-abuse bill, anti-trans attacks, Ariz. HIV/AIDS bill, Michigan gym

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine ( D-Virginia ) introduced legislation for the first time ever that seeks to protect LGBT kids from child abuse, The Washington Blade reported. The Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act seeks to prevent the ...


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  SHOWBIZ Trans baritone, Billboard Awards, Kate McKinnon, Lena Waithe

Kirkpatrick & Kinslow Productions have announced it is greenlighting a documentary entitled Lucia's Voice ( Working Title ), OperaWire.com noted. The new film center on internationally renowned opera star Lucia Lucas will perform the title role ...


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  Trans singer songwriter Shea Diamond video supports HRC "Americans for the Equality Act" campaign

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WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization, released a new video from HRC's Americans for the Equality Act ...


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  Non-binary license option passes House

House Bill 3534—a measure that allows people to identify themselves as neither male nor female on their driver's licenses—passed the Illinois House on a 67-38 vote, WEEK.com reported. The bill, which state Rep. Anne Stava-Murray ( ...


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  Trans military ban now in effect

The Pentagon's controversial policy for transgender service members is in effect as of April 12. The new regulation keeps transgender troops from serving in the nation's military openly and also "blocks all use of [Department of ...


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  Military policy researchers call trans ban the return of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Pentagon plans to reinstate a ban on military service by transgender Americans this week, raising concerns by LGBTQ and national security researchers that politics is trumping both military readiness and equal ...


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  Federal Judge Allows Palatine Transgender Bathroom Lawsuit to Proceed

( April 9, 2019 — Chicago ) A federal district court judge is allowing a parent-student privacy lawsuit to move forward against Palatine School District 211. The Thomas More Society, along with the Alliance Defending Freedom, ...


-APA-Concerned-About-Transgender-Military-Ban-

  APA Concerned About Transgender Military Ban

Washington, D.C., April 9, 2019 — The American Psychiatric Association ( APA ), the national medical association representing more than 38,500 psychiatric physicians, is concerned about the Department of Defense's ( DoD ) decision to implement ...


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  MUSIC Trans singer-educator talks music, teaching, traveling

For singer-educator Tommy Lamont, living an authentic life as a trans woman has been a decades-long journey that culminated in publicly coming out in 2015 to her extended family, friends and work colleagues. Lamont knew she ...


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  WORLD Vatican meeting, anti-gay countries, trans attack, Brunei items

A group of international lawyers researching the criminalization of homosexuality has met with the Vatican secretary of state and urged the Holy See to publicly oppose such laws and conversion therapies for gays, The San Francisco ...


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  BOOK REVIEW She He They Me: For the Sisters, Misters and Binary Resisters

By Robyn Ryle $22.99; Source Books; 400 pages Imagine being a young, queer or curious child with a lot of questions, but not a lot of resources on gender, sexuality, and terminology that come without judgement ...


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  Artists take to the stage for Trans Day of Visibility event

Trans artists, allies and activists celebrated Trans Day of Visibility March 31 with an art event at Andersonville's Chicago Magic Lounge. The art event, organized by the Chicago Therapy Collective ( CTC ), brought support, higher ...


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  Ashanti Carmon murdered, DC transgender and LGBTQ organizations plan vigil

April 2, 2019, Washington, DC—The Transgender community condemns the murder of Ashanti Carmon, a 27-year-old transgender woman who was brutally shot multiple times to death in the 5000 Block of Jost Street in the town of ...


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  NATIONAL Trans woman's death, ICE detainees, medical news

A transgender woman was found shot to death in Maryland, marking the second known homicide of a transgender person in the United States this year, Advocate.com reported. Friends and family identified her as Ashanti Carmon, the ...


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  LGBTQ Civil Rights Leaders Call for Passage of Bipartisan Equality Act

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WASHINGTON — Today, ahead of the first-ever hearing on the Equality Act tomorrow in the House Judiciary Committee, civil rights leaders and advocates joined Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon on Capitol Hill to highlight the critical need, ...


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  U.S. House votes to condemn military transgender ban

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 238-185 on March 29 to pass a resolution condemning President Donald J. Trump's ban on transgender persons serving in the military. The House debated the resolution for about an hour, ...


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  Gender-Bending The Bard with The Shrews Present 'Untameable'

The Shrews Improvisation collective has come a long way since its initial run, which was spearheaded by founders Lindsay Gonzales and Claudia Alpert. They shoved furniture aside, and performed to audiences packed in Gonzales' living room ...


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  BOOKS Trans author talks 'layered identity' in new memoir

"I wanted to be two things when I grew up: a writer and a boy." Life has never been easy for Nate Cannon. Diagnosed with major depression and bipolar disorder at 12 years old, the trans ...


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  75th U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to Speak atvLGBTQ Military Event

WASHINGTON — Today, the American Military Partner Association ( AMPA ) — the nation's largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) military spouses and their families — announced that the 75th ...


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  NATIONAL Couples' eviction, Pete Buttigieg, Cory Booker, dancer sentenced

A lesbian couple filed a complaint against the transitional housing facility they once called home after they were forced out, LGBTQ Nation reported. Melanie Dingess and Leslie Conners were living at the The Gardens apartment complex ...


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  "Trans Art Is" Trans Day Of Visibility 2019 Launch Celebration March 31

The Chicago Therapy Collective is at is again, building platforms for Trans and QTPOC* artists to share their voices, sounds, movements, and truths and bringing you a phenomenal lineup of creatives. Get excited, Chicago! Join us ...


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  South Side trans man discusses life, healthcare journey

When Cheno Pulliam, 33, first stepped foot into Howard Brown Health's Hyde Park location three years ago, he knew this was the right place for him to receive his healthcare. Pulliam—who identifies as a trans masculine ...


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  UIC honors scholar Phoenix Matthews

Shortly before they accepted the University of Illinois at Chicago ( UIC ) College of Nursing 2018 Distinguished Researcher Award, scholar/researcher Phoenix Matthews noted the irony that she hadn't always wanted to do research. When they ...


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  Pentagon proceeding with anti-trans military ban

The Pentagon announced March 12 that a directive has been signed to implement President Trump's policy barring most transgender people from serving in the military, The Hill reported. The policy dictates that transgender people who join ...


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  Millions of LGBTs would gain civil rights protections under Equality Act

New estimates on the number of LGBT people who would gain protections from discrimination in employment, education, public accommodations, housing and credit if Congress enacts the Equality Act Tomorrow, bipartisan members of Congress are expected to ...


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  NATIONAL Trans military ban, Fla. candidate, inmate meets end

A federal judge in Maryland cleared the way for the Pentagon to put in place a Trump administration policy banning most transgender individuals from serving in the military—a move advocates said left only one temporary block ...


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  Chelsea Manning jailed again

Transgender ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has once again found herself in jail—this time for refusing to testify about her disclosure of military and diplomatic secrets to WikiLeaks in 2010, CNN.com reported. Manning—who served approximately seven ...


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  WORLD Egypt summit, HIV remission, trans lingerie brand

At a summit with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates, out gay Ireland leader Leo Varadkar has called for "universal" respect for LGBT+ rights, PinkNews noted. Varadkar stressed the pace of ...


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  NATIONAL Trans textbook, Alaska veto, trans service members, Laverne Cox

Introduction to Transgender Studies—published earlier this month by academic LGBTQ book publisher Harrington Park Press—is the first-ever introductory textbook intended for transgender/trans studies at the undergraduate level, according to a press release. In the book, author ...


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  VIEWS Advocating for gender-neutral restrooms in schools

"Which bathroom should I use?" is a question that many of us don't have to ask ourselves on a daily basis. But for gender-diverse and trans youth, this decision is one they have to face every ...


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  Attorneys General file amicus brief supporting trans student in discrimination case

NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 21 Attorneys General in filing an amicus brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in support of a ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Pose,' actor comes out, Miley Cyrus, Janet Mock

GLSEN will honor the cast and creative team of Pose with the Champion Award during the 2019 GLSEN Respect Awards: New York, on Monday, May 20, at Cipriani 42nd Street, a press release noted. Golden Globe-nominated ...


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  SPORTS Written policy bans transgender athletes from USA powerlifting

USA Powerlifting ( USAPL ), the national affiliate of the International Powerlifting Federation ( IPF ), recently barred transgender Minnesotan powerlifter JayCee Cooper from competing at a state championship due to her gender identity. Known for ...


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  LETTER The Rainbow Sash Movement and the trans community

Dear editor: The Rainbow Sash Movement believes we are community, and that includes transgender individuals. I recognize that our community at times is messy; however, its soul is good. Many in our community live in privilege ...


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  PASSAGES Pioneering trans Jackie Shane dies at 78

Jackie Shane—a Black Canadian transgender soul singer who found fame in nightclubs in 1960s Toronto and who had a Grammy-nominated record in her 70s—has died in Nashville at age 78, The New York Times reported. Shane ...


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  Navratilova dropped for anti-trans op-ed

Pro-LGBTQ organization Athlete Ally has dropped lesbian tennis icon Martina Navratilova from its advisory board after the 18-time Grand Slam champion wrote an anti-trans op-ed in London's Sunday Times, Sports Illustrated reported. Navratilova criticized the rules ...


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  Cook County Commissioner Condemns Administration's Treatment of Trans, GNC, Intersex

Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison today passed a resolution to condemn the Trump Administration's Treatment of Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Intersex Individuals. A public hearing was held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to address the ...


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  WORLD Trans Thai PM candidate, anti-LGBT attacks, intersex ruling

Pauline Ngarmpring—who has been a CEO and sports promoter—is pursuing a bid to become Thailand's first transgender prime minister, Bendigo Advertiser reported. She says she wants her nomination to bring hope to the marginalized and to ...


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  Gallery opening celebrates trans art

On Feb. 14—in commemoration of Valentine's Day—The Chicago Therapy Collective presented the final exhibition of its series "Trans Art Is." The show, titled "Trans Art Is: Love and Liberation," shone a spotlight on intimacy, sexuality and ...


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  NATIONAL Trans military ban, Black icons, Edie Windsor, trans art exhibit

A high-ranking officer in the California National Guard said that the group will not comply with Donald Trump's transgender military ban, LGBTQ Nation noted. "As long as you fight, we don't care what gender you identify ...


Trans-art-show-launches-Feb-14

  Trans art show launches Feb. 14

Chicago Therapy Collective is presenting the exhibit "Trans Art Is: Love & Liberation." An opening ceremony will take place at Andersonville Gallery, 5247 N. Clark St., on Thursday, Feb. 14, 7:30-9 p.m. Just some of the ...


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  10 questions with Vic Featuring Ashlee Marie Preston

Ashlee Marie Preston is an award-winning Media Personality, Producer and Civil Rights Activist. She is historically the first trans woman to become Editor in Chief of a national publication and the first openly trans person to ...


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  Business workshop held on being an ally of trans, GNC people

Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ), Praxis Group and Upswing Advocates hosted "Being a Stronger Ally: Trans and GNC Affirming Business Workshop," Feb. 6 at Reza's Restaurant in Andersonville. The event was also held Feb. ...


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  Congressional resolution for open trans military service put forward, groups comment

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Joe Kennedy III ( D-MA,4 ) led efforts for a resolution opposing President Trump's ban on openly transgender service members from serving in our nation's military and urging the Department of Defense ...


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  Film on Chicago trans woman running Feb. 19

The ACLU of Illinois, Pride Action Tank and the Transformative Justice Law Project are hosting a special screening of Chicago Love, from the ACLU's documentary series Trans in America, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Dr. ...


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  Trans military item to be heard Feb. 19

A public hearing involving a resolution about President Trump's anti-transgender military ban is slated to go before the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 1:30 p.m. at 118 N. Clark St. Recently elected—and openly ...


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  Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Support Trans Military Service, Groups Respond

( Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 2019 ) — Earlier today, in a joint and bipartisan effort, the Senate and the House of Representatives introduced parallel Bills to protect the service of our transgender service members and ...


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  LGBTQ Congressman Invites Transgender Former Servicemember to State of the Union

Washington, DC — Newly elected U.S. Representative Chris Pappas — the first openly LGBTQ member of Congress from New Hampshire — will bring transgender former servicemember Tavion Dignard as his guest to the State of the ...


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  Legislators invite trans service members to State of the Union, groups respond

( Washington, D.C., Feb. 5, 2019 ) — In preparation for President Trump's State of the Union Address, several Members of Congress have chosen to invite actively-serving and veteran transgender service members to attend the event ...


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  PASSAGES Transgender activist 'Babs' Siperstein dies

Barbra "Babs" Siperstein—the first openly transgender member of the Democratic National Committee ( DNC )—has died at 76, according to PIX11.com. Siperstein served on the DNC's Executive Committee from 2011 to 2017. Also importantly, Siperstein was ...


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  State Equality Index released; Illinois in highest category

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their fifth annual State Equality Index ( SEI )—a comprehensive report detailing statewide laws and policies that affect LGBTQ people and their ...


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  Being a Stronger Ally, Trans, GNC Business Workshop Feb. 6, 7

CHICAGO ( Jan. 30, 2019 ): The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ), along with Praxis Group and Upswing Advocates, will host a workshop next week focused on inclusive terminology, respectful customer service, and identifying ...


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  Poll Says 70% of Americans Oppose Trump-Pence Transgender Military Ban

WASHINGTON — Today, the American Military Partner Association ( AMPA ), the nation's largest organization of LGBTQ military families, responded to a new Quinnipiac University National Poll showing that an overwhelming majority of Americans oppose Donald ...


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  SCOTUS upholds trans military ban with 'no-blanket ban'

With a mostly conservative Supreme Court—Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel A. Alito Jr., Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh—it comes as no surprise that the court's five-to-four vote has ...


One-in-fifty-students-identifies-as-trans-according-to-report

  One in fifty students identifies as trans according to report

A first-of-its-kind U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) study has revealed that nearly one in 50 ( 1.8 percent ) U.S. high school students considers themself transgender—and more than a third of ...


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  Transgender field organizer sues Pritzker campaign

A transgender woman who worked as a field organizer for the JB for Governor campaign, the organization whose work won J.B. Pritzker the governorship in 2018, is suing the campaign in federal court, alleging that she ...


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  Supreme Court allows trans military ban to go into effect

On Jan. 22, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect—prompting swift critiques from pro-LGBT activists and organizations. By a vote of five to four, the justices did not ...


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  Trump's trans military ban to be enforced while challenges proceed, groups respond

From press releases

SCOTUS Allows Challenges to Trump's Transgender Military Ban to Continue in Lower Courts WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court today denied the Trump administration's request that it hear legal challenges to Trump's transgender military ban this ...


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  SCOTUS ruling could impact 15,000+ trans adults now in military

The Supreme Court announced today that it would temporarily allow the Trump administration's ban on transgender people serving in the military to go into effect while legal challenges are decided in federal courts. According to research ...


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  Cook County medic says boss 'outed' him as transgender

A medical technician who works at Cook County Jail said his supervisor "outed" him as transgender in a private meeting with three colleagues. Now, Logan Grimes says he's afraid to go back to work, citing what ...


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  CFW names 2019 Impact Award honorees

Chicago Foundation for Women ( CFW ) has announced the 2019 Impact Awards honoring local leaders for their efforts to create safe, just and healthy communities for all. CFW will present the 2019 Impact Awards on ...


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  NATIONAL Trans murder, U.S. House rules, N.C. loses business

The first transgender death of 2019 has occurred, as Dana Martin, 31, was fatally shot in Montgomery, Alabama, on Jan. 6, The Advocate reported. The newspaper did not mention her gender, and some other media outlets ...


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  Seventeen-year-old charged with 2018 Stanton murder according to reports

A 17-year-old has been charged with the murder of Dejanay Stanton, a transgender Chicagoan who was killed this past August. The alleged assailant, Tremon Hill, faces one first-degree murder charge in the Aug. 30 episode. Stanton's ...


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  Families of Chicago banquet held at Ida Noyes Hall

The third annual Families of Chicago ( FOC ) Save Our Scene banquet, Third Time's a Charm, took place Jan. 5 at the University of Chicago's Ida Noyes Hall. Ahead of the event, FOC Committee Member ...


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  Court sides with Trump on trans military ban

On Jan. 4, the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit overturned a lower court's ruling blocking President Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military from taking effect, according to ...


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  Trump's Trans Military Ban Still Blocked Despite New Decision

Washington, DC—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today ruled against transgender service members, lifting the district court's order preventing the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on military service by transgender ...


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  Wisconsin state employees to have hormone, gender-surgery insurance coverage

As of Jan. 1, an insurance exclusion for transgender surgery for Wisconsin state employees has been removed, WPR.org reported. In August, the state's Group Insurance Board reversed itself to vote in favor of hormone and gender-surgery ...


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  NATIONAL Colorado baker, ball-culture pioneer dies, Mich. pro-trans move

Jack Phillips—the Colorado baker whose decision to deny a cake to a gay couple landed him in the Supreme Court over the summer—was back in court recently facing another allegation of LGBTQ discrimination, USA Today reported. ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Will & Grace,' Martina's flub, Nick Jonas, Aretha, '9 Months'

The people behind Will & Grace have released a highlight reel featuring some of the show's numerous famous guest stars, NewNowNext.com noted. "So many celebs, so many guest spots over the years," reads the official video's ...


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  Trans cases queued up at Supreme Court

LGBT legal groups told the U.S. Supreme Court this week that is simply too soon for the court to become involved in litigation over President Trump's proposed ban on transgender people in the military. The Trump ...


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  Illinois Prison Officials House Transgender Woman in Women's Prison

CHICAGO, IL — The Illinois Department of Corrections ( IDOC ) has moved Strawberry Hampton, a 27-year-old transgender woman, from the all-male prisons where she was held, to Logan Correctional Center, a women's prison. This comes ...


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  They, A Biblical Tale of Secret Genders

What if you could meet a secret society of welcoming misfits—omitted from patriarchal biblical history—just because they are not in keeping with gender norms? With They: A Biblical Tale of Secret Genders, author Janet Mason posits ...


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  Nicole Maines on playing a transgender hero on 'Supergirl'

by Danielle Solzman

Windy City Times spoke with Nicole Maines days before the airing of Supergirl's mid-season finale in early December. The actress plays Nia Nal on the CW series, and the character breaks new ground by being the ...







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