Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Increasing societal awareness and acceptance of gender diversity

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11977601 Published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal, the study showed further increases in referrals for people under the age of 30, as well as a growing proportion of people requesting female-to-male therapy - to the point it was nearing the number requesting male-to-female therapy. "It represents a rapid change in

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#NZ #bathrooms #accommodate #Transgender #people

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/79760678/Are-New-Zealand-bathrooms-doing-enough-to-accommodate-Transgender-people Employers in New Zealand are legally required to accommodate the specific needs of trans employees, including in use of the facilities. The law states that "an employee should be able to use facilities that match their gender identity, for example: trans women should be able to use a women's toilet, and

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Health experts condemn attempts to ‘cure’ trans people

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2017/01/16/health-experts-condemn-attempts-to-cure-trans-people-in-wake-of-controversial-bbc-documentary/ A statement from the health bodies said: “We the undersigned UK organisations wish to state that the practice of conversion therapy has no place in the modern world. It is unethical and harmful and not supported by evidence. “Conversion Therapy is the term for therapy that assumes certain sexual orientations

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President Obama commutes 35 year sentence of transgender woman

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/17/us/politics/obama-commutes-bulk-of-chelsea-mannings-sentence.html?_r=1 President Obama on Tuesday commuted all but four months of the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army intelligence analyst convicted of a 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic activities across the world, disrupted Mr. Obama’s administration and brought global prominence to WikiLeaks, the recipient of those

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40-year waiting list for NZ’s transgender patients

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/doctor-blasts-outrageous-40-year-waiting-list-nzs-transgender-patients Eighty-eight people are now awaiting gender reassignment surgery, with an average of two operations funded from the public purse each year. Dr Madison declined to comment further, saying the comment to the Ministry effectively explained his opinion. The Health Minister, Jonathan Coleman, is standing by the funding policy, saying spending needs to

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US: Transgender rights

By Ludovic Bertron from New York City, Usa - https://www.flickr.com/photos/23912576@N05/2942525739, CC BY 2.0, Link Nick Anderson Cartoonist http://www.advocate.com/politics/2016/5/24/donald-trump-claims-accommodating-transgender-people-too-expensive O'Reilly asked Trump if he provided gender-neutral facilities in his properties. “No, we don’t have that," replied Trump. "I hope not. Because frankly, it would be unbelievably expensive nationwide. It would be hundreds of billions

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Female prison officers refuse to strip search transgender offender they insist is clearly a man

Female prison officers refuse to strip search transgender offender they insist is clearly a man http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/female-prison-officers-refuse-strip-7667184 Shared from Google News & Weather He has filed dozens of complaints against staff. A prison source said: “The guy is a full-time menace and makes it his daily business to be as difficult and awkward as possible. “He

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