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This is the section for any news related to local, national, and international transgender issues.  Included is our membership newsletter which is published quarterly.

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Transgender woman feels 'complete' thanks to Obamacare

8/26/2014 6:45:51 PM

Getting jobs that offer insurance often has been difficult for transgender people and the cost of purchasing plans on the private market can be prohibitive. Some have been denied policies altogether after being diagnosed with "gender identity disorder

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City to offer transgender surgery benefits

8/25/2014 11:02:08 PM



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The Pentagon can easily drop its ban on transgender troops, study finds

8/25/2014 8:55:52 PM

The results of a forthcoming study, which was provided to Checkpoint, found that a repeal on transgender service could be lifted in a way that would not be burdensome or exceedingly complex for the military. The Palm Center, a think tank in San

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Mills College Changes Policy To Allow Transgender Students To Enroll

8/25/2014 7:48:38 PM

According to Brian O'Rourke, vice president of enrollment and admissions at Mills, three to five students out of every 1,000 enrolled identify either as transgender or something other than the gender they were assigned at birth. Admission of

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With Coverage Through Obamacare, Transgender Woman Opts For Surgery

8/25/2014 4:47:12 PM

Getting jobs that offer insurance often has been difficult for transgender people and the cost of purchasing plans on the private market can be prohibitive. Some have been denied policies altogether after being diagnosed with “gender identity disorder

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House Staffers Banned From Wikipedia Over Anti-Transgender Edits

8/25/2014 3:16:21 PM

Someone On Capitol Hill Seems Obsessed With Editing Wikipedia Articles On

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Transgender rowers compete in Ottawa to change attitudes in sports

8/24/2014 5:33:37 PM



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Transgender Students Admitted To All-Female Mills College For The First Time

8/23/2014 1:54:29 PM

All-Female Mills College In Oakland Adopts New Policy To Admit Transgender

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BBC2 commissions Britain's first transgender sitcom Boy Meets Girl

8/22/2014 2:56:58 PM



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Detroit police report three recent shootings, one fatal, targeting transgender ...

8/21/2014 2:39:27 PM

DPD Has Person Of Interest In 3 Palmer Park Hate Crimes Against Transgender

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