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For the first time, Denver City Council marks Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Denver Post - 6 days ago
And yet last week brought an illustration of strides made in transgender rights: the election of Danica Roem, a Virginia Democrat, as the nation's first openly transgender state lawmaker. And...

Before Danica Roem There Was Joanne Conte, America's First Openly Transgender Public Official

Daily Beast - 1 week ago
But the history of transgender politicians in the United States extends further back than we even know—to at least 1991, when transgender veteran Joanne Conte served on the City Council of Arvada,...

Pueblo observance planned for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Pueblo Chieftain - 2 days ago
The event is being sponsored by the Trans-Generations Support Group and the Southern Colorado Equality Alliance, and will be held at Christ Congregational Church, 1003 Liberty Lane, at 6 p.m. Monday....

Boulder resident is among 32 US Rhodes scholars

The Denver Post - 6 hours ago
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a graduate of Fairview High School in Boulder, a transgender man and...

Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worrying LGBT community

The Denver Post - 1 day ago
12 — were celebrated at Thursday's news conference by the religious leaders who traveled from as far as Colorado, Ohio and Texas to stand at his side. Rabbi Noson Leiter, who once called...

Former Lt. Governor, astronaut, rancher among 10 inductees for 2018 Colorado Women's Hall of Fame

The Denver Post - 3 weeks ago
Leslie Foster has dedicated nearly 30 years of her personal and professional life to improving the lives of women, children and transgender people in Denver. She is president of the Gathering Place,...

Harmony chorale brings inspiration to northeastern Colorado

Journal Advocate - 6 days ago
The edifying and uplifting concert was performed by members of "Harmony: A Colorado Chorale" from the Denver area. The singing group embraces and cultivates an inclusive community of...

Chorale kicks off new season with road trip to Eastern Plains

South Platte Sentinel - 3 weeks ago
Harmony: a Colorado chorale, the Denver region's all-inclusive LGBTQSA (Lesbian, Hay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Student Association) chorus, hits the road for its first performance concerts of...

Three Colorado companies earn perfect scores on LGBTQ-inclusive workplace report

Denver Business Journal - 1 week ago
Three Colorado companies earned perfect scores on a new report that ranks companies on their LGBTQ-inclusive workplace policies. Nine companies in the state were included on the new Human Rights...

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Before you ridicule a transgender person, you should realise what we've been through

The Independent (blog) - 15 hours ago
At that moment, in Worthing Assembly Hall, a journey that began at the age of seven very nearly resulted in a transgender woman being elected to Parliament. My earliest memory of being transgender,...

Transgender people: A day of learning, remembrance

York Daily Record/Sunday News - 6 hours ago
The annual Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to remember 250 transgender people around the world killed by gender based hate crimes during the past 12 months. On Sunday, it was also a time to...

Becoming A 60-Year-Old Transgender Activist

HuffPost - 7 hours ago
We have already started discussions within Kansas Statewide Transgender Education Project about creating strategies for building leadership to ensure KSTEP will continue to grow into the future, and...

Transgender woman who raped a 15-year-old girl could be moved to a female prison under proposed law

The Sun - 4 hours ago
TRANSGENDER woman who raped a 15-year-old girl while still a man could be moved to a female prison if a planned new law is passed. Davina Ayrton, who still has male genitalia, wanted to be sent to a...

Virginia's first transgender lawmaker says Donald Trump should focus on infrastructure 'instead of discrimination'

The Independent - 8 hours ago
Danica Roem, the first openly transgender person to be elected to Virginia's House of Delegates, has a message for President Donald Trump: “Get your s*** together and actually focus on...

Transgender people are being killed at a record pace in US, advocacy groups say

Los Angeles Times - 3 days ago
At least 25 transgender people in the United States have been homicide victims so far this year, the highest annual total on record, according to advocacy groups that have been monitoring the grim...

Transgender rights ordinance up for final vote in De Pere, Allouez to consider budget | Agenda

Green Bay Press Gazette - 6 hours ago
De Pere's City Council is scheduled to take a final vote on a proposal to ban discrimination against transgender individuals, while Allouez officials will consider the village's proposed 2018...

Two voices tell a deeply human transgender story 'As One'

Chicago Tribune - 11 hours ago
Various books, films and plays of recent years have dealt with the emotional and social stakes of coming out as a transgender individual in 21st century America. But no opera addressed the difficult...

Update: Transgender woman targeted and violently attacked in Detroit, second suspect caught

Fox 2 Detroit - 7 hours ago
DETROIT (WJBK) - Several men launched a violent and nearly deadly attack on a transgender woman on Detroit's west side and police are asking for help hunting them down. Detroit police say early...

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