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Transgender Day of Remembrance: 311 trans people murdered in last year

Candles will be lit and silences taken as trans folk and allies come together to celebrate Transgender Day of Remembrance, paying respect to the 311 killed. Source: Transgender Day of Remembrance: 311 trans people murdered in last year

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Scientists discover link between genes and being transgender | Circa Oct 2018

Researchers at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia, have discovered that gender dysphoria may have a biological basis.The study examined the genetic variations of 380 Source: Scientists discover link between genes and being transgender

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Mom who sued trans daughter for transitioning is taking her case to the Supreme Court / LGBTQ Nation

By all accounts, Anmarie Calgaro was hardly a model mother. That hasn’t stopped her from trying to make life harder for her daughter – and other teenagers with abusive or neglectful parents. Calgaro’s transgender teenage daughter moved out, put herself through high school, handled her own finances, and was legally emancipated when she started to transition with […]

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Special Interests

Miss Universe Has Its First Trans Contestant — While Miss USA Stirs Criticism : NPR

“I’m showing that trans women can be whatever they want to be: a teacher, a mother, a doctor, a politician and even Miss Universe,” Miss Spain, Angela Ponce, said recently. Source: Miss Universe Has Its First Trans Contestant — While Miss USA Stirs Criticism : NPR

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Advocates & Activists

Sparkle – The National Transgender Charity

Sparkle Charity operates Sparkle – the National Transgender Celebration, Manchester’s TDoR event and is responsible for the National Transgender Memorial. Source: Sparkle – The National Transgender Charity

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Scottish Trans Alliance — Trans equality in Scotland

Scottish Trans Alliance works to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland. Source: Scottish Trans Alliance — Trans equality in Scotland

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Gender Identity Research & Education Society – Improving the Lives of Trans People

Gender Identity Research & Education Society GIRES is a UK wide organisation whose purpose is to improve the lives of trans and gender non-conforming people of all ages, including those who are non-binary and non-gender. GIRES is a volunteer operated membership charity that, in collaboration with the other groups in its field, hears, helps, empowers […]