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Transgender Candidate Wins Vt. Governor Primary

Transgender Candidate Wins Vt. Governor PrimaryChristine Hallquist, the transgender former Vermont energy company executive, who won the state’s Democratic primary is turning her sights on the November election and her upcoming political battle with the Republican incumbent. (Aug. 15)



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In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governor

In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governorThe win “is a defining moment in the movement for trans equality,” Annise Parker, president and CEO of LGBTQ Victory Fund, which seeks to elect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender candidates, said in a statement. The contest comes at a time of uncertainty for transgender rights, which expanded under the administration of Democratic President Barack Obama.



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Transgender rights battle returning to North Carolina court

Transgender rights battle returning to North Carolina courtRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than a year after North Carolina undid its "bathroom bill," a legal battle is simmering over a law that replaced it.



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Teacher Says He Was Forced to Resign After Refusing to Call Transgender Student by Preferred Name

Teacher Says He Was Forced to Resign After Refusing to Call Transgender Student by Preferred NameJohn Kluge, the former orchestra teacher at Brownsburg High School, says he was essentially fired for refusing to call a transgender student by their preferred name.



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Teacher says he was fired over transgender name policy

Teacher says he was fired over transgender name policyIndiana teacher claims he was forced to resign over school district's policy regarding transgender students; he speaks out on 'The Ingraham Angle.'



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Teacher Says He Was Forced To Quit Over School's Transgender Student Policy

Teacher Says He Was Forced To Quit Over School's Transgender Student PolicyAn Indiana teacher says he was forced to resign after he refused to comply



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Federal Court Sides With Transgender Teen Gavin Grimm In Bathroom Fight

Federal Court Sides With Transgender Teen Gavin Grimm In Bathroom FightA Virginia federal court on Tuesday denied a motion to dismiss the case of



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Republican candidate films herself lashing out at transgender woman in bathroom

Republican candidate films herself lashing out at transgender woman in bathroomA Republican candidate has filmed herself confronting and lashing out at a transgender woman using the woman’s toilet at a restaurant in Los Angeles. Jazmina Saavedra, who is currently running for Congress in California, misgendered the trans woman and branded her a “stupid guy” in the Denny’s diner. Ms Saavedra, who is campaigning for a seat in California’s 44th district, documented the incident in a Facebook Live on Tuesday.



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Transgender woman 'raped at men's prison' hours after judge blocked move

Transgender woman 'raped at men's prison' hours after judge blocked moveA transgender inmate says she was raped at a men’s prison hours after a judge threw out her request to block corrections officers from keeping her in a disciplinary unit. Lindsay Saunders-Velez claims she had been threatened, harassed and assaulted since entering Colorado’s prison system last spring for violating her plea deal in a menacing case. The prisoner filed a lawsuit against the state’s corrections agency in July, branding the system “discriminatory and dangerous” for transgender offenders.



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You Might Be Shocked By What Two Principals Said About My Transgender Daughter

You Might Be Shocked By What Two Principals Said About My Transgender DaughterSince my daughter began living as her authentic self as a transgender girl



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