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Gennee : (22 December 2014 - 01:51 PM) Hi Olivia and welcome to the site.   :)
oliviajillxx2 : (22 December 2014 - 09:46 AM) Hello, I just joined, looking for support and friends in similar confusing condition. Not shouting just spaking calmly but sincerely. :)
CharityLynnC... : (22 December 2014 - 03:00 AM) https://www.youtube....h?v=wdVu7RhjjhY from 8am pst to 4pm pst im having a live christmas party on youtube for all who wants to join me. happening dec. 25th folks.
PamalaFlinn : (21 December 2014 - 08:11 PM) The publics attitude & tolerance toward us must change . More & more scientific research is needed to support our biological and physiological differences to the norm.  This research is imperative to our fight for our own civil liberties.
jennifer38 : (20 December 2014 - 03:43 PM) I'd like to thank everyone who dialed into my phone conference, earlier today.  It was a wonderful time.  Lord willing, I plan to do more of these after the holidays.  I will announce one as time gets nearer.
carrell : (19 December 2014 - 01:40 PM) Any members in New Mexico ?
jennifer38 : (19 December 2014 - 12:16 PM) I still plan to have another phone conference, tomorrow.  All members are invited.  Details are on the calendar.
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AshMich1945 : (18 December 2014 - 10:57 AM) Hello...my name when I'm transformed, is Ashleigh Michelle James. I'm a lifelong cd/tg from sw Connecticut. I've been fascinated by female attire and femininity since I was very young. Now that I'm mature, I can enjoy all the benefits of being a woman. I hope to meet many more members from CT and share my experiences with them as well as possibly go out for shopping trips, coffee latches and brunch.
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jennifer38 : (15 December 2014 - 10:56 AM) I plan to hold another conference this Saturday at 3 PM Eastern.  For those who came to the last one, the number and meeting ID are the same.  Anybody who does not have the number and is interested, please message me, as I've been advised to not openly post the number and ID for fear of them falling into the hands of troublemakers.  Also, anytime I bring up religion and The Bible, it is not meant to intimidate or embarrass anyone.  I'm sorry if anyone feels put down, because I have no intentions of doing so.  In spite of my transgender feelings, I have a deep love for Christ, but I respect those who don't believe like I do.  My goal of these telephone chats is simply to create a telephone hang-out for us fellow trans on all levels of the spectrum, and for our allies.  I hope to see you all there.
cross2play : (13 December 2014 - 07:57 PM) I cross dresser 1st time in days & walked on high street as her it was amazingly incredible : cdsing in moderation he he !
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MonicaPz : (12 December 2014 - 01:15 PM) Jen, it was great, and I can't wait!
jennifer38 : (12 December 2014 - 01:12 PM) I thank everybody who called into my telephone conference.  It was wonderful.  I feel good about talking to others and hearing their perspectives.  Lord willing, I will hold another one, soon.  The conference number and ID will always be the same.  I will let you all know when I plan to do this, again.  God bless you all.

2011 Transgender Achievements Quick Reference Guide

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2011 Transgender Achievements – Quick Reference Guide

FORGE FORWARD was founded in 1994 to provide peer support primarily for the FtM transgender community. Their scope has grown to include everyone in the transgender community including significant others, friends, family and allies. Forge-Forward.org

Forge Forward has compiled a list of 2011 transgender achievements (see excerpts below). You can read the entire article on the Forge Forward web site: 2011 Transgender Achievements Reference Guide

"2011 was full of many advancements for transgender people and loved ones.  The following is a list of just some of the progress achieved in 2011."  

[Download a printable copy here: 2011 Transgender Achievements – References]  

Specific advances:
  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issues opinion directing its members to “assist or refer” transgender patients, and opposing anti-transgender discrimination.
  • All new bills introduced into Congress are appropriately trans-inclusive.
  • Four states and 13 localities outlaw anti-transgender discrimination.
  • Chaz Bono appears on Dancing With the Stars
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the United Nations on LGBT
  • A federal appeals court rules that Title VII outlaws employment discrimination against transgender people.
  • The first sitting Cabinet Secretary addresses a transgender event.
  • U.S. government begins developing questions to determine how many transgender people are participating in various national surveys.
  • Harmony Santana becomes first openly trans actor to get a major award nomination.
  • The Human Rights Campaign reports that nearly 1/3 of the largest US corporations are covering transgender surgeries.
  • NCTE and GLSEN issue model policies school districts can use to protect transgender and gender non-conforming students.
  • The White House hosts meeting with advocates to discuss what the federal government can do to address anti-transgender violence.
  • Social Security Administration ceases issuing gender “no match” letters to employers.
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health issues more progressive Standards of Care.
  • NCTE issues fact sheet publicizing Medicare coverage for transgender care.
  • Veterans Administration mandates that all VA facilities treat transgender veterans respectfully.
  • United Nations passes first resolution focused solely on protecting people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.
  • U.S. Office of Personnel Management issues progressive documents on transgender employees.
  • “Injustice at Every Turn: National Transgender Discrimination Study” published.
  • Passports with correct name and gender made much easier to get.

If you want what you've never had, you've got to do what you've never done.





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