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Sexual Rights and Wrongs: Policing the Gendered Order

The absence of penal laws and widespread violence against homosexuals and transgender persons does not make the Philippines totally “gay friendly” or even “pro-trans.”

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VIDEO: Are You a Man Or a Woman?

Whenever someone
inadvertently finds out that my brother is transgendered, the slew of questions
inevitably begins. “Why did he transition? What was he like as a girl? Did you
think there was something wrong with him?”

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Vancouver Pharmacy Says No to Trans People

An all-women pharmacy in Vancouver sounds like a great resource if you’re a bio-woman, but what about the population of transgender sex workers that are in need of safer sex education and, potentially, rape counseling?

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Inclusive ENDA Introduced; “We Are Beyond” Removing Gender Identity Protections, Says Frank

An inclusive ENDA banning discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression in workplaces has been re-introduced in Congress.

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From Chastity to Chaz

Having someone who is already in the public’s eye openly transition
from female to male will help new generations be able to grow up
knowing about this choice, thinking about this choice, and hopefully
accepting this choice.

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Sexuality Conference in Hanoi Challenges Norms, Expectations

What does it mean to be straight, gay, queer, L or G or B or T or none of the above? What is it like to live with the stigma of HIV? How does it feel to be denied the right to marry your partner?

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Andrade Sentenced to Life Without Parole in Zapata Killing

A man convicted Wednesday of using a fire extinguisher to crush the skull of a transgender Colorado woman was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.

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Accused Zapata Killer Didn’t “Snap,” Prosecutor Argues

The trial of Allen Andrade, accused of killing transgender woman Angie Zapata of Colorado, got underway last week.

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“End Hate” Campaign Ramps Up For Zapata Murder Trial

A group of 50 progressive groups has launched a massive public information campaign across Colorado to inform readers about transgender murder victim Angie Zapata, whose accused killer goes on trial in Greeley next week.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to Drop Coverage for Gender Reassignment Surgery

A broad coalition of organizations are condemning a move by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to eliminate coverage for gender reassignment surgery.

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