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  1. I'm not sure if Eriz Lanseta is jealous or just intolerant since this article starts out calling [her] a "homosexual beauty queen" but ends with "Lanseta has not undergone sex change." -dml
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    in PHILIPPINES, 19/04/2012
    "A HOMOSEXUAL beauty queen opposed the Miss Universe Organization's decision to allow transgender women in the prestigious beauty pageant.

    "This after reports came out that Miss Universe officials decided to change its rules, allowing transgender contestants in the pageant..."

    Miss Gay Philippines titlist against transgender women in Miss Universe
  2. Former My Transsexual Summer star and make-up artist Drew-Ashlyn shares more tips to being feminine and fabulous

    12 October 2012 | By Drew-Ashlyn Cunningham
    As a transgender woman you sometimes have to make that little extra effort to enhance your female image.

    Whether you are going through surgery or not there’s lots you can do to perk yourself up. Here are some tips and tricks to help – even if you’re feeling a little low about yourself. -gaystarnews.com

    7 tips to being the feminine trans woman you are
  3. A transgender woman from the Philippines recently won an international beauty competition, but Filipina trans rights advocate Naomi Fontanos tells Gay Star News there’s more to transgender life than looking beautiful

    14 November 2012 | By Anna Leach
    Transgender women are nearly as visible in the Philippines as they are in Thailand, but does that mean the have a full bill of rights? Far from it, says Naomi Fontanos, founder of transgender rights group GANDA (Gender and Development Advocates) Filipinas. --gaystarnews.com

    Beauties demand rights
  4. Posted: 12/20/2012 9:20 am EST | Updated: 12/20/2012 10:02 am EST
    Parents of students at a British primary school were surprised to receive a letter informing them that their children's teacher, who had previously presented as a man, would return to school after the holiday break as a woman. --huffingtonpost.com

    England's St. Mary Magdalen's School Tells Parents A Transgender Teacher Will Be Transitioning
  5. BY Diane Anderson-Minshall, January 12 2013 1:22 PM ET
    "Laura Calvo, the twice-elected treasurer of the Democratic Party of Oregon, has worked closely with Basic Rights Oregon in helping to pass Oregon’s Equality Act and Family Fairness Act. She's held a number of positions on local, state, and national levels. She was a regional director on the board of National Stonewall Democrats, served as treasurer of the party's LGBT caucus, served on the Hillary Clinton National LGBT Steering Committee and then went directly to work as a member of the Obama National Policy and Finance Committee once Obama won the nomination." --advocate.com

    First Trans Woman Elected to DNC
  6. The Huffington Post | By Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02/04/2013 4:52 pm EST | Updated: 02/05/2013 12:55 pm EST
    "The idea, said Chrysalis' co-founder Cy Lauz, was to make a product that would eliminate at least one of the stressful challenges facing trangender women. “Speaking from personal experience, I found no products that specifically cater to transgender women. There are some things for cross-dressers and drag queens, but they’re all sexually exploitative," she told Lingerie Talk. “I wanted a product that actually celebrated who we are, something that made us feel beautiful but is also practical.”" --huffingtonpost.com

    Transgender Lingerie Brand, Chrysalis, Fills An Important Void (w/Video & Slideshow)
  7. 26 February 2013 | By Anna Leach
    " A hijra, or transgender woman, is standing for election in Pakistan and campaigning for equal rights." --gaystarnews.com

    Transgender woman to stand for election in Pakistan
  8. Michelle Garcia | November 12 2013 4:06 AM ET
    "“Militaries around the world are updating their policies, and we are already conducting research in Canada, Britain, and Australia to learn whether their trans-inclusive regulations have impacted readiness,” said Indra Lusero, the project’s director at the Center." --advocate.com

    Trans Billionaire Reporting for Duty
  9. The CDC releases updated guidelines, clarifying a policy that had been used to discriminate against transgender women.

    Parker Marie Molloy | December 23, 2013, 1:00 AM ET
    "They point to the Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan, which “requires carriers to provide all necessary preventive benefits and services for insured patients, including transgender individuals.” They go on to highlight a statement from the Department of Health and Human Services, in which HHS clarifies the language in the Affordable Care Act to make it clear that discriminating against transgender individuals is prohibited." --advocate.com

    CDC Reverses Discriminatory Breast Cancer Screening Rule for Trans People