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Trans activist, refugee Norma Lize honoured for work with Vancouver's LGBT community

Posted on 17 February 2020

On Monday, when Vancouver activist and out-and-proud transgender woman Norma Lize receives an award for her work in the local LGBT community, it'll be the culmination of a long journey.  "I never imagined that the day will come when I am recognized and honoured and just appreciated for the work that I was doing and for being who I am ... a visibly trans person," Li ...

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Quebec transgender inmate asks for transfer to women’s prison

Posted on 17 February 2020

Speaking via video-conference from Port-Cartier Institution near Sept-Iles, Jamie Boulachanis said she suffers from anxiety being in a men’s prison, that she is groped at, stared at and feels generally uncomfortable in the maximum-security men’s prison. Boulachanis is making her second bid for a transfer to a women’s prison with a hearing getting underway this week at the Montreal ...

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Judge orders father of transgender B.C. teen not to give further interviews

Posted on 17 February 2020

A judge has ordered the father of a transgender teen who violated several court orders not to give any further interviews about his child’s case. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Michael Tammen also ordered that a video that contains an interview with the dad that was posted online in the past few days be removed from the internet. The move came after lawyers for the teen went to court o ...

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Transgender Americans are more likely to be unemployed and poor

Posted on 17 February 2020

The United States Supreme Court will issue a ruling this year in a landmark case that will determine whether transgender people – individuals whose sex assigned at birth does not match their current innate sense of being male, female, both or neither – are protected by federal law from employment discrimination. At stake is whether transgender individuals can reasonably earn a livin ...

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How Transgender Dad Found The Courage To Transition

Posted on 04 September 2018

In a news report, a transgender dad of two said he got the got the courage to transition to a man after witnessing his stepdaughter come out as a boy. Spencer Hanson is a 36-year-old soccer coach who was raised in a conservative Christian family as a girl even though he always knew he wasn’t a female. Although the term ‘transgender’ wasn’t something he was in his 20s, Spe ...

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Toronto Boasts New Transgender Singles Group

Posted on 14 August 2018

The transgender meet-up group for singles can be found on meetup.com. The group seeks to unite transgender people in Toronto who want to socialize with friends, admirers and supporters in the mainstream -- and not just the Village. Their modus operandi is to hold all meet up events at the best cafes, bistros and restaurants in the village and across mostly downtown Toronto. This decision is to uph ...

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Toronto Transgender Group Supports Social Networking

Posted on 25 June 2018

Toronto Transgender & Out seeks to bring together Transgender people in Toronto who want to socialize with friends, admirers and supporters in the mainstream -- and not just the Village.  They plan to hold all our events at best cafes, bistros and restaurants in the Village and across mostly downtown Toronto.

Their group philosophy and social political orientation is that transgend ...

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Book Publisher Offers Transgender Dating Coach Services

Posted on 23 April 2018

Transgendered dating is now becoming easier thanks to a new private service that is being offered by AgoraPublishing.com.  Aside from book publishing, AgoraPublishing.com now provides Transgendered Dating Coach Services. AgoraPublishing.com is a not-for-profit book publishing consulting services which seeks to empower writers.  AgoraPublishing.com also have a human rights focus which has ...

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Former Senior Pentagon Official Disputes Trump Administration Claim that U.S. Military Is Not Ready for​ Transgender Applicants

Posted on 08 December 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- Brad Carson, a former senior Pentagon official, refuted the Trump administration's claim today that allowing transgender applicants to enlist in the military would compromise readiness. According to Carson, "the Pentagon had already done most of the preparation and training in anticipation of the lifting of the accession ban before the presidential transition, so to claim that ...

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Trump’s Transgender Ban Would Cost $960 Million, Say Navy Professors in New Report

Posted on 11 August 2017

Price is More Than 100 Times the Cost of Trans Health Care SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A new report co-authored by current and retired professors at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey has projected the cost of discharging the military’s transgender troops at $960 million. The report was released in response to the recent announcement by President Trump, on Twitter, that the military would no lo ...