Transgender and Intersex Issues

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Added on: 02/20/2024
02/19/2024
Idaho officials asked the Supreme Court to let the state enforce a strict ban on gender-affirming treatments for minors in an emergency request made public Monday by…

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Added on: 02/20/2024
In the last few years, potentially due to the pandemic-caused confinement at home, the topic of third places has gained prominence in popular discourse. They can be…

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Added on: 02/20/2024
02/18/2024
Riley Gaines, a former NCAA athlete turned political campaigner, has expressed confidence the Supreme Court will end up ruling against transgender women being allowed to compete in…

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Added on: 02/17/2024
Two teachers have added the governor and attorney general of California to a lawsuit. The suit claims that state policies have forced educators to lie to parents…

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Added on: 02/14/2024
02/13/2024
In 2016, when Roshni Singh was in Class 9, Reliance Jio launched an offer wherein it provided customers with free SIM cards, along with 1 gigabyte of…

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Added on: 02/14/2024
02/13/2024
Several states are considering legislation that would create legal definitions for “man” and “woman” based on their reproductive system. This controversial proposed legislation — dubbed by Republican…

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Added on: 02/13/2024
02/12/2024
Kansas’s far-right Republican attorney general, Kris Kobach, has ordered school districts to out transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming students to their parents, saying that failing to do so…

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Added on: 02/12/2024
02/11/2024
A seismic shift is reverberating through the University of California (UC) system. According to data released in January 2024, the number of students who identify as transgender…

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Added on: 02/11/2024
02/09/2024
The Canadian province of Alberta has proposed a range of gender policies restricting surgery and hormone treatment for minors – measures criticised by doctors, teachers and rights…

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Added on: 02/10/2024
When Ms. Fola Francis, an openly trans woman living in Nigeria, joined a trend and posted a video of her transition on TikTok, it was for her…

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Added on: 02/09/2024
02/08/2024
Located in the suburbs of Tijuana, Mexico, the Casa Arco Iris migrant shelter is unassuming. That’s on purpose. Not so long ago, its exterior was graffitied with a homophobic slur….

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Added on: 02/09/2024
In the heart of the Caribbean, where the rhythms of reggae and the warmth of the sun paint the cultural landscape, a troubling undercurrent threatens to erode…

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Added on: 02/09/2024
02/08/2024
A government minister has defended Rishi Sunak’s transgender jibe after the father of murdered teenager Brianna Ghey called on the prime minister to apologise. Chris Philp, the policing minister,…

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Added on: 02/08/2024
02/07/2024
A court in western Japan has approved a transgender man’s request to have his gender changed in official records without undergoing sterilisation surgery, the first known ruling of…

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Added on: 02/07/2024
02/06/2024
As we navigate an increasingly tumultuous world laden with conflict, unconditional backing of equal rights for all will become increasingly essential for the well-being and resilience of…

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Added on: 02/07/2024
02/06/2024
The National LGBTQ Task Force announced on Tuesday that long-time transgender rights activist and community leader Kris Hayashi has joined the organization as its director of advocacy…

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Added on: 02/06/2024
Gov. Kim Reynolds’ new attempt to enforce conservative values in Iowa, introducing a bill that would define the words “sex,” “man” and “woman” in state law, has…

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Added on: 02/06/2024
Transgender woman Nayab Ali is running in Thursday’s elections in Pakistan, aiming for a seat in the National Assembly. In traditionally conservative Pakistan, where no transgender person…

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Added on: 02/05/2024
02/04/2024
EDMONTON – Groups opposed to Alberta’s planned policies around transgender youth held rallies in Calgary and Edmonton over the weekend, with many of the attendees warning the…

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Added on: 02/04/2024
02/03/2024
The two 16-year-old convicted of murdering a transgender teenager in northwest England nearly a year ago were handed life sentences Friday with minimum prison terms of 20…

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Added on: 02/03/2024
02/02/2024
Guillermo Barraza buzzed with a nervous energy as he watched himself transform. Hands delicately painted stripes of bright pink eyeshadow onto Barraza’s angular face as newscasters and…

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Added on: 02/03/2024
02/02/2024
Kentucky legislators passed some of the nation’s worst anti-LGBTQ+ laws in 2023. Alongside bans on gender-affirming care for minors and bans on teaching LGBTQ+ topics in public…

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Added on: 02/02/2024
02/01/2024
Eliott had heard too many horror stories about trans kids coming out in small country towns. But when he did, he was surprised by what happened. He was…

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Added on: 02/02/2024
Ghana’s former president and leading opposition presidential candidate John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday expressed his opposition to LGBTQ+ rights but did not say if he would support…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A Tennessee Republican introduced legislation proposing a bill of rights for individuals who received gender reassignment surgeries and later wish to detransition. Republican Caucus Chair…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith announced a new pronoun disclosure policy for schools on Wednesday, in addition to other restrictions on transgender treatments and sports. The pronoun policy…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
The suicide of a 16-year-old Indian boy who hit a wall of online abuse after posting selfies in saris and makeup has galavanised calls for social media…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
It all started with a broken heart. Roxy* kept her queerness to herself as she was growing up in Freetown Sierra Leone. Her mother – a pastor…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
01/30/2024
Florida will no longer allow transgender people to change the sex on their state driver’s license to reflect their gender identity, a policy change that muddles whether…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
01/30/2024
Doski Azad dared to live openly as a transgender woman in Iraqi Kurdistan, but her murder two years ago shattered the enclave’s reputation as a relatively liberal…