Transgender, LGBT

Ocasio-Cortez raises money for transgender youth on video game live stream | TheHill

Ocasio-Cortez raises money for transgender youth on video game live stream | TheHill:

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Sunday night raised money for transgender youth by appearing on a video game live stream on Twitch.

Ocasio-Cortez appeared on a livestream, which had been going on for 50 hours and raised more than $200,000 by the time she called in, by YouTuber Harry Brewis, LGBTQ+ outlet Pink News reported.

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Karen Pence’s Job at Anti-LGBT School Is Taxpayers’ Business

Karen Pence’s Job at Anti-LGBT School Is Taxpayers’ Business:

Karen Pence, second lady of the United States, is going back to work. But as the Huffington Post reported on January 15, there’s an unsavory twist to this tale of female empowerment.

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LGBT, Transgender

A New Study Shows that Transgender Kids Can Identify their True Gender at 3 – Global Cocktails Blog

A New Study Shows that Transgender Kids Can Identify their True Gender at 3 – Global Cocktails Blog:

A new study that was conducted with 85 non-conforming children, aged three to 12, has found that children perceive their own genders earlier than previously thought. The team asked study participants how close they felt to boys or girls, and which gender they were.

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LGBT, Transgender

Shinigami Eyes: An extension that highlights trans-friendly and anti-trans social network pages

Shinigami Eyes: An extension that highlights trans-friendly and anti-trans social network pages:

A browser addon that highlights transphobic and trans-friendly social network pages and users with different colors.

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LGBT, Transgender

Killings of transgender people in the US saw another high year – CNN

Killings of transgender people in the US saw another high year – CNN:

(CNN)For decades, every year she’s been active in the transgender community, Isa Noyola has attended a funeral for a friend.

As deputy director at the Transgender Law Center based in Oakland, California, she has met many community members who have the same experience. “Death, profound loss, the violence that surrounds us, it’s constant. It’s a significant part of my transgender experience.”

Despite an all-time high in trans-visibility, with celebrities such as Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox now mainstream media stars, violence against the community is getting worse, community advocates say.

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