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  1. New Report Outlines Blueprint For Transgender Equality
    By Zack Ford on Mar 22, 2012 at 3:50 pm The National Center for Transgender Equality has released a new “Blueprint for Equality” that outlines 99 steps that could be taken to advance the lives of transgender Americans. The report highlights various...

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  2. Transgender man begins walk across America
    Bay Area Reporter
    Mikal Chall is just an ordinary transgender man from Michigan, but he has a big quest: equality. Putting one foot in front of the other and towing his handcrafted trailer behind him, he left San Francisco on April 23 on his journey...

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  3. Written by Lisa Neff, Staff writer
    Oct 22, 2012

    LGBT groups say new, stricter voter ID laws in some states – and even confusion about what laws are enforceable on Nov. 6 – threaten the rights of thousands of transgender voters.

    “New voter ID laws have created costly barriers to voting for many trans people,” said Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality. “And much worse, the debate about voter ID laws has made even the idea of voting harder, so many of us may feel discouraged from even trying to vote on Election Day. Our message is: Don’t let them scare you into giving up your vote.”

    New laws puts transgender voting rights at risk


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  4. Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D., Posted: 11/08/2012 10:01 pm
    "This year has witnessed transgender pioneers set impressive precedent in the ongoing struggle against the multiple levels of discrimination faced by the community. In June activist and attorney Kylar Broadus became the first transgender witness to testify before the Senate, relaying his experience of discrimination in defense of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). A few months earlier the Transgender Law Center led a landmark case that resulted in an EEOC ruling that extended employment protection rights to transgender individuals throughout the country."

    Continuing the Fight for Transgender Rights
  5. The Huffington Post | By Glennisha Morgan, Posted: 03/25/2013 12:30 pm EDT | Updated: 03/25/2013 1:36 pm EDT
    "The show opened up with Harris-Perry discussing her attendance at the 2013 GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on March 16 and GLAAD's recent name change. During the award ceremony, GLAAD's President, Herndon Graddick, announced that "GLAAD" would no longer stands as an acronym for Gay & Lesbian Alliance Defamation. Instead, the group is altering its name to align with its new mission to focus more on advocating for transgender equality and to include other parts of the LGBT community beyond just lesbians and gays. GLAAD will now be simply known as GLAAD, the LGBT Media Advocacy Organization."

    Wilson Cruz, Janet Mock And Mel Wymore Discuss Transgender Equality On Melissa Harris-Perry (w/Video)
  6. By Zack Ford on October 28, 2013 at 4:24 pm
    "There seems to be no parallel concern about allowing transgender boys to use boys’ facilities, nor any suggestion that a trans boy could “inherently harass” other boys."

    STUDY: Gender Is Defined Inconsistently In Transgender Equality Debates