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Charlotte manager stuns council that voted down trans protections. We’ve been doing it all along.

Charlotte manager stuns council that voted down trans protections. We’ve been doing it all along.

Back in March the Charlotte city council voted against the ordinance that would have given LGBT citizens limited protections. Two Democrats joined republicans turning the tide by voting against it. But they did so because the public accommodations provisions for transgender citizens had been removed. “I will not and I cannot support an amendment that […]

Milica wins first Miss Trans Serbia beauty contest

Milica wins first Miss Trans Serbia beauty contest

Transgender visibility highlighted as Serbia held the first ever trans beauty contest in Belgrade April 23. Contestants were judged on “charm, makeup, clothes and attitude”. The seven-member jury was presided over by Ordana Mitrovic, a transsexual activist known here for publicly pleading the minority’s case on the state-run RTS television last year. Boban Stojanovic, a […]

Transgender Man Fired For Refusing To Present As Female

Transgender Man Fired For Refusing To Present As Female

A transgender man, Tristan Broussard, is suing his former employer after he was fired for refusing to present female at work, despite his employers being aware of his transgender status when hiring him. Tower Loan in Charles Creek, Louisiana, hired Tristan in 2013, at which point his line manager questioned the fact that he had […]

Transgender Teen Defends Her Right To Use The Correct Bathroom

Transgender Teen Defends Her Right To Use The Correct Bathroom

Earlier this week in Boise, Idaho a student was removed from their school by their parents after they discovered that a transgender student had won the right to use the bathroom of her choice.  The parents of the student sited fears over their child’s safety as the reason for removing them. Yesterday the transgender student […]

New Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is gunning for trans people and EQTX is helping him aim

New Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is gunning for trans people and EQTX is helping him aim

Texas transgender people Greg Abbott is gunning for you. Your freedoms are at stake à la Equality Maryland only this time its worst. Much, much worst. Every city-wide transgender inclusive human rights ordinance in the state will be erased with the stroke of a pen, if Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Gov. Greg Abbott have their […]

Malaysia Transgenders : Discriminated, humiliated, abused are only a few of them.

Malaysia Transgenders : Discriminated, humiliated, abused are only a few of them.

MALAYSIA: No longer a moderate country: Transgender people are under THREAT. Stripped down, sexually harassed, force on for sex, and getting beaten up. These are just a few of what Malaysian Transwomen and Transmen gone through. The threat that has been given to trans individuals ares seemingly unfair and unjust. On Thursday, The Human Rights […]

Dalhousie student Jessica Dempsey waiting on the Human Rights Ruling

Dalhousie student Jessica Dempsey waiting on the Human Rights Ruling

Even universities that have policies inclusive of gender expression aren’t perfect. This held true for transgender student Jessica Dempsey, a student at Dalhousie University. The harassment and transphobia she faced overwhelmed her resulting in an inability to concentrate. Jessica’s grades suffered so bad that eventually she lost her student funding. Jessica refused the settlement offered […]

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