12 Sep
  • By Veronica Zerrer
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Our Trans History, Lynn Conway

Examine your computer, check your email, fidget with your phone and you’re liable to be utilizing one of the many components, applications, functions, or antecedents of today’s tech Ms. Conway was instrumental in the development of. Born in 1938 Lynn Conway was assigned male at birth. She transitioned in 1968 in a time when to […]

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07 Sep
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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AIRPORT SCANNERS HURT TRANS-TRAVELLERS

Security detection equipment programmed to associate genders with genitals blow a fuse when scanning transpeople. Result: flights delayed or missed, humiliation, trauma. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/08/when-transgender-travelers-walk-into-scanners-invasive-searches-sometimes-wait-on-the-other-side/

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01 Sep
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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AFTER TRANSGENDER, IS TRANS-HUMAN NEXT?

As changing (or correcting) gender becomes a more accepted social reality, some imagine a future where people may even change their biological status to machine or data. The thought provoking article can be found here: https://theconversation.com/transgender-transhuman-technological-advances-offer-increased-choices-but-also-create-new-prejudices-121378

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28 Aug
  • By Veronica Zerrer
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Veterans Affairs and Easter Seals Offer Support to Trans Veterans

Representatives from the Easter Seals Southern California and the US Department of Veterans Affairs spoke to the monthly gathering of Trans Active Duty, Reserve, and veterans at the 94th Aero Squadron Tuesday Night. The Easter Seals representatives, John Funk Director of Operations for the Bob Hope Veterans Support Program was joined by others in his […]

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25 Aug
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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HOMELESSNESS: A TRANS-REALITY THAT NEEDS TO CHANGE

Many transpeople, especially youth, wind up on the streets due to hostile or uncomprehending homes. Stable, safe and loving shelters are the answer: https://www.citylab.com/equity/2019/08/youth-homeless-shelters-lgbtq-support-transgender-children/592855/

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18 Aug
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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GENDER ID X: AFFIRMATION OR RISK?

A number of states have recently started allowing nonbinary individuals to use X gender marker on IDs. But there’s debate over positive and negative implications, given numerous public and private organization routine examination of identification documents: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/08/08/nonbinary-gender-ids-momentum-intersex-state-driver-licenses/1802059001/

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08 Aug
  • By Caisare Scose
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The Tale of Two Transwomen models

Back in the 1980’s Carolyn Cossey was considered the leading edge of the Trans movement – after she was outed in a news article. A model whose image appeared on the cover of numerous magazines, stepping down runways, and even appearing as a James Bond girl in the film ‘For Your Eyes Only’, she appeared […]

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04 Aug
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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Chula Vista Clinic Now Offers Trans-Health Services

San Ysidro Health at 678 3rd Avenue in Chula Vista has recently expanded its services to include transgender health care. The Gender Affirming Medicine & Sexual Health Clinic (GeMS) will be open every Thursday from 12 PM to 7:30 PM. Both appointment and walk-in clients are welcome. Their services include hormone therapy, through a partnership […]

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30 Jul
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Accused hacker in Capitol One breach identified as Trans woman

Great! Just what an embattled community needs, another Trans woman who thinks she’s smarter than the average coder, cyber warrior, or scam artist – now, lest we jump to any hasty judgements, she enjoys the presumption of innocence under our justice system – but as the reports seem to indicate she will have a hard […]

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27 Jul
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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Trans Healthcare Struggle Runs Across America

The attack on TransRights (not surprisingly) involves legal attempts to limit or deny coverage for medical treatments and surgeries. However, the struggle differs from state to state: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/lgbtq-transgender-health-care-medicaid_b_5d2f75a3e4b0c90ac03040e5

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