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5th Annual Transgender Medical Symposium5th Annual Transgender Medical Symposium The 5th Annual Transgender Medical Symposium is May 14–15, 2015 at the Embassy Suites, 1100 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316. The Symposium will provide state-of-the-art medical information to medical, mental health, and licensed allied health professionals in addressing culturally sensitive care and treatment...

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Raquel Sapien Shares Her Life as an Openly HIV-Positive, Trans ActivistRaquel Sapien Shares Her Life as an Openly HIV-Positive,... Raquel Sapien was diagnosed with HIV while she was en route to serve a six-year prison sentence. Even though Raquel is a transgender woman, she served her time in a men's prison. After her diagnosis, she told no one for fear of being treated badly by fellow prisoners. For the rest of her prison term, she was silent...

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A Glimmer of Hope for Transgender Service MembersA Glimmer of Hope for Transgender Service Members In the last couple of weeks, transgender American veterans celebrated a big victory, and trans Americans in the military — and all trans people — got another glimmer of hope that the stigma of not being able to serve might be gone in the foreseeable future. First, on November 24, two New Jersey-based transgender...

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HRC’s All God’s Children Campaign features Trans Woman of ColorHRC’s All God’s Children Campaign features Trans... In early December, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, released the fourth ad in its groundbreaking LGBT public education campaign, All God’s Children. This latest television ad features Blossom...

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Family Writes Heartwarming Retraction to Announce Birth of Their Trans SonFamily Writes Heartwarming Retraction to Announce Birth... A family in Australia has written a retraction of the announcement of the birth of their trans son, after he transitioned and underwent gender reassignment. The family of Kai Bogert published the announcement in Australia’s Courier Mail. In it they note that they originally announced the birth of their daughter,...

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Josie Romero: Living A Transgender Childhood

Category : Trans Youth

It’s unclear how many children around the world have felt trapped in their own bodies the way 11-year-old Josie Romero has struggled with hers. Born a boy but living socially as a girl since age 6, Josie is just one of 10,000 children who have significant gender identity problems, according to one popular estimate. Other experts say it’s closer to one in 1,000, but nevertheless their relatively small population has generated much controversy and media attention recently.

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