14 Jul
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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SAN DIEGO PRIDE HOSTS TRANSPRIDE VILLAGE

San Diego’s transgender community raised its visibility at this year’s local Pride celebration with a special section located on the festival grounds. At TransPrideVillage, local organizations spotlighted Health, Family issues, Employment, and Community Development. Family Health Centers of San Diego offered materials about their Transgender Patient Advocacy Program. Health Center Advocates help patients find trans-competent […]

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12 Jul
  • By Caisare Scose
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Neutral Corner President Leads City Hall Resolution

In the City Council Chambers, on Tuesday July 9 Neutral Corner President Veronica Zerrer pressed the San Diego City Council to pass a resolution expressing the city’s opposition to the current military policy that bans transgender men and women from joining the United States military. It was the culmination of over a year’s effort to […]

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06 Jul
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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MASTERCARD’S TRUE NAME CARD FOR TRANS CUSTOMERS

A major credit company is now offering cards available for account holders to use their preferred names. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/mastercard-will-now-allow-transgender-customers-to-use-their-preferred-names-on-debit-and-credit-cards-2019-06-17

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29 Jun
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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YOUTUBE: DOUBLE-EDGED LIFELINE FOR TRANSPEOPLE

Youtube has for the past 15 years provided crucial information for the closeted or transitioning. But commercial and censorship issues are still a concern. See: https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/25/tech/youtube-transgender-creators/index.html

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14 Jun
  • By Veronica Zerrer
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3rd Annual Law Enforcement Summit held on June 6th in San Diego

By Michelle Dungan and Veronica Zerrer The 3rd Annual LGBT / Law Enforcement Summit was held on Thursday, June 6 at the former San Diego Chargers Training facility, now repurposed for San Diego Police Department (SDPD) use. The conference was hosted by SDPD, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department (SDSO), and the San Diego office of […]

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09 Jun
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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STONEWALL 50 AND FIVE DECADES OF TRANS-HISTORY

On this 50th Anniversary of the milestone LGBTQ event, writer Dawn Ennis highlights transcommunity triumphs and tragedies: https://www.thedailybeast.com/50-years-since-stonewall-transgender-people-are-still-fighting-for-their-lives

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02 Jun
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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Opera Singer Lucia Lucas Defies stereotypes

One usually doesn’t hear “transgender” and “opera” in the same sentence. Baritone Lucia Lucas breaks barriers: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/apr/30/don-giovanni-trans-opera-singer-lucia-lucas      

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26 May
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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Gov’t Threat to Homeless Transpeople

The next front in the war against transgender rights is now Homeless Shelters. See: https://theintercept.com/2019/05/23/homeless-shelters-transgender-hud/  

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18 May
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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Snapchat Gender Flip Image Filter

Technology marches on. A new Snapchat application helps transpeople find themselves, and can also teach cis-people what it means to be trans. See: https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/ct-gender-swap-photo-transgender-therapy-20190517-story.html

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