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jennifer38 : (28 November 2014 - 03:55 AM) I had a good Thanksgiving.  Now, I deal with indigestion on this morning after.  ug.
PamalaFlinn : (27 November 2014 - 10:53 PM) Those who have took a turn and decided to take that path less traveled . Your choice has made Thanksgiving  a reminiscing point to give thanks for being alive and different .  Thanks to all life on earth , let us live together in peace and happiness.
cross2play : (27 November 2014 - 10:01 PM) Happy thanksgiving to all transgenders!
WarrenG : (27 November 2014 - 08:04 PM) Happy Thanksgiving everyone <3
pushkal : (27 November 2014 - 05:05 PM) Happy Thanksgiving
jennifer38 : (27 November 2014 - 07:10 AM) Happy Thanksgiving and God bless everyone.
UsernameOpti... : (27 November 2014 - 12:57 AM) Happy Turkey Day to all our American members where ever they may be.
EmmaSweet : (26 November 2014 - 04:41 PM) To everyone at TG Guide: thank you dearly for your support and friendship. I wish a very Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.
MonicaPz : (26 November 2014 - 04:11 PM) Cross2play, you have a link that takes me directly to your videos?  Thanks!
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cross2play : (25 November 2014 - 06:50 PM) And subscribe so I can make more videio's :)
cross2play : (25 November 2014 - 06:47 PM) jennifer38 watch my youtube channel - its exactly for conflicting self's!
EmmaSweet : (25 November 2014 - 04:42 PM) I'd found it this morning in the Hurfington Post and added it as a comment to my blog post on depression and suicide: http://www.huffingto...lar,transgender
CharityLynnC... : (25 November 2014 - 04:35 PM) yw ... postively trans facebook group  posted this and ive been posting this everywhere i can
UsernameOpti... : (25 November 2014 - 04:16 PM) A big thanks to Charity Lynn for finding this website.  We have added this link to the list of online resources in the Mental Health and Crisis Intervention forum.   As always, if you or someone you know is in IMMEDIATE danger of harm, dial 911 or the emergency number in your area.
CharityLynnC... : (25 November 2014 - 01:24 PM) if you know anyone in the transgender community who is feeling suicidal..please give them this website that has a  number they can call for help. http://www.translifeline.org/
jennifer38 : (25 November 2014 - 11:54 AM) I got my blog up and running!  Hallelujah!
jennifer38 : (25 November 2014 - 10:49 AM) I've been trying, all day, to start a blog.  I created it, but I can't find where to type the main text of my entries.  For now, I seem to have the easiest time with the shoutbox.  I know I'm heard, here, for sure, and I can easily find other stuff I've already typed, here.
CharityLynnC... : (25 November 2014 - 10:23 AM) transgender suicide hotline has arrived for those in need. http://www.translifeline.org/

ACLU: Know Your Rights - Transgender People and the Law

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The ACLU published a report regarding transgender people and the law. The report was published in November, 2009 so there may be some changes, but this may be a good starting point for information about your rights under the laws of the United States.

Know Your Rights - Transgender People and the Law

TOPICS:

Discrimination in Employment, Housing, Public Places, and Schools

Are there laws that clearly prohibit discrimination against transgender people?

Do laws that prohibit sexual orientation discrimination protect transgender people?

Do laws that prohibit sex discrimination protect transgender people?

Do laws that bar disability discrimination protect transgender people?

Does the U.S. Constitution protect transgender people from discrimination?

Are there laws that specifically protect transgender students from discrimination?

Does the law protect a transgender person’s right to use the restroom consistent with his or her gender identity?


Name Change and Identity Documents

Can a person change his or her name to reflect his or her gender identity?

Can a person get name and gender marker changed on his or her birth certificate?

Does changing the gender marker on the birth certificate legally change one’s sex?

Can a person change his or her name and gender marker with the Social Security Administration?

Is it advisable to change one’s name and gender with the Social Security Administration?

Can a person change name and gender on his/her passport?


Family Matters

If one spouse in a marriage transitions, is the couple still legally married?

Is the marriage of a post-transition transsexual to a person of a different sex legal?

Does transitioning during marriage affect parental rights?


Health Care Coverage

Do any government health care programs cover transition-related surgery or other transition-related medical treatment?

Does private health insurance cover transition-related surgery or other transition-related medical treatment?

What does the law say about insurance companies denying coverage for routine medical treatments because one has undergone procedures for purposes of gender transition?


Criminal Law and Transgender People

Are there laws that prohibit hate crimes against transgender people?

Is cross-dressing against the law?


Transgender Rights in Prison

Are prison officials required to place a transgender inmate in the facility that matches the inmate’s gender identity?

Do transgender prisoners have a right to get hormone therapy?


Transgender Immigrants

May a transgender immigrant be granted asylum in the United States because of anti-transgender harassment in his or her country of origin?

Know Your Rights - Transgender People and the Law
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