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  1. Counsellors to be trained to tackle LGBT
    The Sun Daily
    SERI KEMBANGAN (April 4, 2012): Counsellors need more professional training to be able to tackle the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) phenomenon in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said...
  2. Transgender show meanders to our shores
    A transgendered person or transvestite expresses a gender identity differing from the one which corresponds to the person's sex at birth. On the other hand, a transexual seeks to change or has undergone medical procedures to change physical sexual...
  3. 'Africa's first openly transgender music star' – Africa is a Country
    By Boima Tucker
    African governments don't want us thinking that “homosexuality” is within the realm of their “traditional values”. So apparently these leaders, even Nobel Peace Prize winning ones, use that as an excuse to justify the persecution and lack of...
  4. Transgender Deacon Shares Life Changing Story
    CBS Local
    In fact, there are only a handful of Episcopalian clergy members that aretransgendered in the world. Reverend Carolyn Woodall's story, the deacon at Jamestown Church, began one dark night when she contemplated taking her life. In the Spring season...
  5. Electronic Arts, Video Game Producer: Opposing Gay-Inclusive Games Is 'Political Harrassment'
    Huffington Post
    Popular video game producer Electronic Arts (EA) is fighting back after facing an avalanche of rightwing criticism for its decision to include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) content in recent games. Speaking to Games Industry
  6. Trinity Christian Church openly accepts gay, lesbian bisexual and transgender believers
    Oklahoma Daily
    The congregation of Trinity Christian Church in Edmond has unanimously decided to join a handful of churches in Oklahoma that openly accept gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender believers. The church, part of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)...
  7. Transgender Homelessness And My Visit With TRANS: THRIVE
    Huffington Post (blog)
    Mark Horvath Homelessness is a critical issue for transgender people, with one in five having experienced homelessness at some time in their lives because of discrimination and family rejection. As a result, an estimated 20-40 percent of the more than...

    TRANS: THRIVE is a San Francisco drop-in center by and for the trans community. Their mission is to foster a healthy trans community, empowered by the leadership of its peers.
  8. Transgender Canadian beauty queen Talackova has boyfriend, wants kids
    Miss Universe contestant Jenna Talackova has a boyfriend and hopes to have two kids some day, but didn't initially tell him she was born male, the transgender Canadian beauty queen said Monday. In an interview with ABC Television's "Good Morning...

    Oh my! This isn't going to sit well with the right wing fundamentalists... ~ Lori
  9. Two Transsexuals Questioned In University of Pittsburgh Bomb Threats
    Lez Get Real
    Both McCloskey, 55, and Johnston, 22, are transsexual, and both deny that they are involved in the bomb threats. According to McCloskey “We have absolutely nothing to do with (the threats), except for wanting the people who are making the threats...
  10. Transsexual Artist Is Breaking Records
    She is bold, she is bright, she is beautiful and she is taking Angola by storm. Not bad for a transsexual in a Catholic African country where...
  11. Like Jenna Talackova, Bolivian Transgender Wishes To Compete In Miss Universe
    International Business Times
    Canadian beauty queen Jenna Talackova's struggle to participate in international beauty pageant for women has opened new doors for other transgender women like her. Bolivian Transgender, Dayana Saucedo, who wishes to Compete in Miss Universe...
  12. Transgenders get own detention facility
    New York Daily News
    By Rheana Murray / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A special section for transgender individuals will open at the end of the month at the Metropolitan Detention Center. The Los Angeles Police Department is expected to become the first in the country to provide a...
  13. SEPTA agrees to remove gender stickers, transgender group says
    Philadelphia Inquirer
    BY JOHN F. MORRISON A transgender lobbying group says SEPTA has agreed to remove gender identification stickers from monthly transit passes next year under pressure from transgender riders and others who feel discriminated against...
  14. 'Build rehab centers for transgender individuals'
    Kuwait Times
    KUWAIT: Kuwait should set up rehabilitation centers to treat cases of gender identity disorder, helping prevent cross-dressers and transgendered people from being abused, a parliament member suggested. “The law that penalizes imitation of the opposite...
  15. Conference addresses aging and LGBT community
    The Times of Trenton -
    The Times Experts discussed age-related issues facing members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community Friday at a day-long conference at Mercer County Community College's Conference Center...
  16. Transgender students can now use preferred name on University records
    LGBTQ Nation
    AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin is set to implement a new policy this summer that will allow transgender students to list their preferred names on all official University records, including a name that may be different from their...
  17. LAPD has new policy on transgender stops, searches
    Chicago Defender
    AP LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police will have to think twice about calling someone "Ma'am" or "Sir" according to a new policy on interacting with the transgender community during stops and searches. That's the word from Chief Charlie Beck...
  18. 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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  19. Transsexual Woman Among SF Crime Victims Honored
    By Joe Rogers
    Mia Tu Mutch was just one of several crime victims, and witnesses to violent crimes, honored by District Attorney George Gascon on Wednesday for heroic acts that helped solve some of San Francisco's highest profile cases..
  20. Ireland backs transsexual rights at UN Conference
    Ireland has backed a Norwegian motion in favour of transsexual rights at a UN conference on teenage health being held in New York...
  21. Gray nominates two transgender women to Human Rights Commission
    Washington Blade
    By Lou Chibbaro Jr. -- Mayor Vincent Gray has nominated transgender activists Earline Budd and Alexandra Beninda for seats on the DC Commission on Human Rights. If the two are confirmed by the City Council, as expected, they would become...
  22. Transgender student-teacher dismissed
    Wilmington News Journal, OH
    When an area school district dismissed a Wilmington College (WC) transgender senior in January on the second day of a student-teaching placement at Hillsboro High School, the district may have broken federal law...
  23. Surveying the Transgender Scene
    Metro Weekly
    By John Riley For the next six months to a year, the DC Trans Coalition (DCTC) will be surveying members of the District's transgender community in hopes of obtaining a fresh perspective on the major concerns facing transgender people...
  24. Tom Gabel, Transgender: Against Me! Singer Becoming a Woman
    By Dan Reilly
    Against Me! singer, guitarist and songwriter Tom Gabel revealed that she is transgender and will soon undergo the transition process to becoming a woman. Rolling Stone broke the news...
  25. Federal workers survey asks their sexual orientation
    Washington Post
    Among the things managers will learn about the federal workforce when this year's survey of how happy employees are at their jobs is completed in June is how many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees work in the government...