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Other News
Updated 10/28/13

Cos. Offer Health Benefits to Transgender Workers

(dated 10/24/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Matthew Perrone; source: U.S. News and World Report)


Opponents Gear Up to Fight Transgender Law

(dated 10/20/13; retrieved 10/24/13; by George Skelton; source: Los Angeles Times)


Fox Nation Touts Fake Story About Transgender Student Harassing Girls In School Bathroom

(dated 10/15/13; retrieved 10/21/13; by Carlos Maza; source: Media Matters for America)


One in Six Gay or Bisexual People Has Suffered Hate Crimes, Poll Reveals

(dated 10/12/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Jamie Doward; source: The Guardian)


Gulf Countries Consider Medical Checks to Bar Transgender Expats

(dated 10/11/13; retrieved 10/13/13; by Saeed Kamali Dehghan; source: The Guardian)


Turkey Shuts Down Transgender Support Site

(dated 10/9/13; retrieved 10/21/13; by Joe Morgan; source: Gay Star News)


Transgender Name Changes Made Easier by New Law

(dated 10/8/13; retrieved 10/9/13; by Melody Gutierrez; source: SF Gate)


U.S. Government Sues Texas RV Park for Alleged Discrimination Against Transgender Woman

(dated 10/8/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Carol Christian; source: Chron):


Report Looks at Harm Facing Transgender Immigrants, Refugees

(dated 10/4/13; retrieved 10/6/13; by Windy City Times; source: Windy City Media Group)


Reuters Asks Employees 'Are You Genderqueer?'

(dated 10/4/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Sandy Fitzgerald; source: Newsmax):


The Coming Storm: 'Controversial' Transgender Stories

(dated 10/4/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Parker Marie Molloy; source: Huffington Post):


Transgender Showed Evolutionary Benefits in Ancestral Societies

(dated 10/4/13; retrieved 10/4/13; by Alexandra Sifferlin; source: Time)


Harvard Business School's First Transgender Student Speaks Out

(dated 10/3/13; retrieved 10/4/13; by Elizabeth Segran; source: The Atlantic)


Azusa Pacific University Students Rally Behind Embattled Transgender Professor

(dated 10/3/13; by Willian Avila and Ted Chen; source: NBC 4 Los Angeles)


April Ashley, Transgender Icon: Liverpool Exhibition Opens

(dated 9/27/13; by Helen Carter; source: BBC News)


The Transgender Six-Year-Old: Child Who Was Born a Boy is Given a New Identity After Insisting her Parents Call her Lulu

(dated 9/27/13; by Sara Malm; source: Mail Online)


Brought to You by the Letter I: Why Intersex Politics Matters to LGBT Activism

(dated 9/23/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Claudia; source: AutoSraddle):


Transgender Teen Crowned Homecoming Queen Wipes Away Tears: 'I Can't Even Be Happy'

(dated 9/22/13; by Alexis Shaw; source: ABC News)


Prop. 8 Players Join Bid to Repeal Transgender Law

(dated 9/20/13; retrieved 10/4/13; by Associated Press; source: Fox News)


Store Agrees to Pay $50,000 After Transgender Employee Fired

(dated 9/19/13; retrieved 10/21/13; by Andrea J. Cook; source: Rapid City Journal):


U.S. Federation of Unions Adds Protections for Transgender Workers to its Constitution

(dated 9/10/13; retrieved 10/13/13; by Trans News Editors; source: Trans News)


Mother Writes Touching and Funny Letter to Son After He Comes Out as Bisexual

(dated 9/8/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Unidentified; source Metro):


Bar Has to Pay $400,000 for Telling Transgender Patrons to Stay Away

(dated 8/30/13; retrieved 10/21/13; by KATU.Com Staff; source: KATU.Com)


“Dangerously Uninformed”: Fox News’ Fact-Free Campaign Against Protections For Transgender Students

(dated 8/22/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Carlos Maza; source: Equality Matters):


California Governor Signs Landmark Bill for Transgender Students

(dated 8/13/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Allie Bidwell; source: U.S. News and World Report)


Transgender Rights Make Fox News Hosts Really, Really Mad!

(dated 8/13/13; by Katie McDonough; source: Salon)


Why Bisexuals Stay in the Closet

(dated 7/14/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Emily Alpert; source: Los Angeles Times):


Genderqueer Fashion Gets Political in San Francisco

(dated 6/28/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Meadhbh McGrath; source: The Daily Californian):


Call to End Intersex Genital Operations

(dated 6/20/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Andrew Bock; source: The Age):


Transgender Breakthrough: EEOC Ruling that Gender-Identity Discrimination is Covered by Title VII Is a ''Sea Change'' that Opens the Doors to Employment Protection for Transgender Americans

(dated 4/23/12; retrieved 10/28/13; by Chris Geidner; source: Metro Weekly):


Coy Mathis, Colo. Transgender Child Banned from Using School Bathroom, Ignites Debate Over Anti-Discrimination Laws

(dated 3/20/13; retrieved 10/28/13; by Andrea Rael; source: Huffington Post)


Transgender Job Seekers Face Uphill Battle

(dated 2/22/13; retrieved 10/4/13; by Blake Ellis; source: CNN Money)


Trans-Interactions Articles


Trans-Interactions #53:

Summary of A Gender Not Listed Here: Genderqueers, Gender Rebels, and OtherWise in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey

Issued Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 11:36AM

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TransInteractions #49:

Contoversial Second Degree Murder Charges Bring Up Discussion of Inequity

Issued: Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 7:56AM

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TransInteractions #48:

Historic LAPD Transgender Guidelines and Procedures

Issued: Sunday, April 15, 2012; Updated Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 1:35PM

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TransInteractions #47:

Advocate Alexis Rivera Dies

Issued: Monday, April 9, 2012 at 7:55AM

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“My activism is rooted from love.”

-Alexis Rivera (October 28, 1977- March 28, 2012)


Trans-Interactions #43:

Activist Agnes Torres Hernandez Brutally Slain

Issued: Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 5:53PM

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"My dream is to live in a better culture, one where hospitality and respect are the core values. Every morning I get up and I do much more than write, so that the next day I may awaken in my own dream. The only thing left to find out is, what will you do to share my dream?"

-Agnes Torres Hernandez (1983 – 2012)


Trans-Interactions #42:

Favorable Restroom “Experiment” Results for Trans- and Gender Non-Conforming People

Issued: Sunday March 11, 2012 at 9:51AM

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