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Police: Denver Man Castrated Transgender Woman In Apartment

CBS Local - 6 days ago
DENVER (AP) – Police say a Colorado man without a medical license has been arrested after he allegedly used an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment. A police...

Denver DA charges O'Hare pilot in castration case

WLS-TV - 3 days ago
An airline captain based at Chicago O'Hare was charged Tuesday with reckless assault and practicing medicine without a license after prosecutors in Denver, Colorado say he removed a transgender...

Transgender woman doesn't want Colorado man who did surgery ...

Colorado Springs Gazette - 1 day ago
DENVER — A Colorado man accused of performing an illegal surgery to remove a transgender woman's testicles could spend years in prison, but the woman ...and...

Transgender Woman Doesn't Want Man Who Did Surgery Charged ...

U.S. News & World Report - 2 days ago
A Colorado man accused of performing an illegal surgery to remove a transgender woman's testicles could spend years in prison, but the woman doesn't want ...and...

Colorado man accused of castrating transgender woman charged ...

Normangee Star - 2 days ago
James Pennington, 57, is charged with one count of second-degree assault – reckless, and one count of unauthorized practice of medicine. Pennington, who ...and...

Police: Denver man arrested after removing transgender woman's t

KCTV5 - 5 days ago
DENVER (AP) — Police say a Colorado man without a medical license has been arrested after he allegedly used an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment. A police...

Colorado man charged after removing transgender woman's testicles

Fox 28 - 6 days ago
DENVER (AP) — A man is facing felony assault charges after police say he used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman in her Denver apartment. KUSA-TV reports...

Transgender woman doesn't want to press charges over botched surgery

9NEWS.com - 2 days ago
The victim's attorney said it's the DA's decision to press charges even if the victim doesn't agree. The procedure is legal in Colorado when done by a licensed physician. The...

Man Behind Back-Alley Testicle Removal Surgery Charged With Assault

Westword - 11 hours ago
James Pennington is the kind of person who would probably jump off a bridge if a friend told him to. Earlier this month, Pennington removed the testicles of a transgender woman in a Denver apartment...

Man charged after removing transgender woman's testicles | WEAR

WEAR - 6 days ago
A man is facing felony assault charges after police say he used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman in her Denver apartment.and...

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National

Survey Shows Social Isolation, Sexual Rejection, but Much Sympathy for Transgender Americans

Breitbart News - 3 hours ago
The February survey of 2,191 adults also showed that transgender people are often unwelcome in the much smaller gay and lesbian communities, which together comprised only 5 percent of the survey....

Loophole in Rules on Transgender Troops Denies 2 Their Commissions

New York Times - 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Not long after the Pentagon lifted its ban on transgender troops last year, a West Point cadet named Riley Dosh came out as a transgender woman. She figured she would transition while...

Protections for transgender students remain in place at Illinois schools

Chicago Tribune - 10 hours ago
President Donald Trump's decision earlier this year to toss out an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and other facilities that...

Bill targeting transgender student-athletes dies in Texas House

Metro Weekly - 5 hours ago
A bill that could have blocked transgender athletes from competing in interscholastic sports died unceremoniously in the Texas House on Friday. The bill, which was overwhelmingly approved by the...

Michigan's transgender community faces poverty, bias, study shows

Detroit Free Press - 2 days ago
Alexandria Gibson doesn't need a survey to let her know the transgender community suffers discrimination. She has her own horror stories. The 22-year-old Detroit woman said she has been...

Senator claims cutting transgender surgeries could save on Medicaid

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription) - 11 hours ago
A West Virginia senator suggested Wednesday, on the Senate floor, that the state could save Medicaid money if providers could refuse some treatments, such as “transgender surgery.” Thursday, a...

Participants at transgender forum vow to keep fighting for anti-discrimination bill

Concord Monitor - 1 day ago
Activists in the transgender community may not have gotten the law they wanted this legislative session, but they are not done trying to spur change in New Hampshire. A House bill that would have...

Bill Would Ease Gender-ID Change for Transgender Citizens

FOX Illinois - 13 hours ago
He says it would align state law with contemporary medical standards at the federal level. At least a dozen other states no longer require surgery. Advocates say these updated standards help protect...

Services required to report plans to accept new transgender troops

USA TODAY - 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — A top Pentagon official has called on the civilian and uniformed leaders of the armed services to report on their plans to begin accepting new transgender troops by July 1, according...

Transgender woman to run against NC Congressman George Holding

News & Observer - 1 day ago
U.S. Rep. George Holding has his first challenger for 2018: Wendy Ella May, a military veteran and transgender woman from Johnston County. May describes herself as a “New Deal Progressive...

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