Gender identity

Netta from Israel celebrates after winning the Eurovision Song Contest grand final in Lisbon, Portugal, Saturday, May 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
May 13, 2018 - 9:50 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Thousands of Israelis took to the streets early Sunday to celebrate their country's victory in the Eurovision Song Contest. Fans flooded Tel Aviv's Rabin Square in front of City Hall, with some euphorically jumping into a public fountain, after Netta Barzilai was announced...
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FILE- In this Aug. 23, 2007, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to a gender-neutral restroom at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. Gov. Phil Scott is expected to sign legislation, Friday, May 11, 2018, to require that all single occupancy restrooms in Vermont public buildings be marked as gender neutral. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
May 11, 2018 - 12:58 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont lawmakers hope a new law that requires single occupancy restrooms be marked gender neutral can serve as a model for the rest of the nation. Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed the bill Friday. The new law, passed with support from Vermont's three major political parties...
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In this April 24, 2018 photo, Chelsea Manning poses for a photograph in her apartment in North Bethesda, Md. It's one of the most unconventional U.S. Senate bids in recent memory: Manning, America's most famous convicted leaker, is seeking to win Maryland’s Democratic primary. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 07, 2018 - 3:08 pm
NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning is no longer living as a transgender woman in a male military prison, serving the lengthiest sentence ever for revealing U.S. government secrets. She's free to grow out her hair, travel the world, and spend time with whomever she likes. But a year since...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 4, 2018 file photo, Caitlyn Jenner arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Britain’s Channel 4 has said on Friday, May 4 that Caitlyn Jenner will deliver its annual diversity lecture at the House of Commons. The 68-year-old reality television star, author and Olympic gold medalist formerly known as Bruce revealed in 2015 that she is transgender and has become a woman. It is the third lecture in the series. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file)
May 04, 2018 - 12:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Channel 4 says that Caitlyn Jenner will deliver its annual diversity lecture at the House of Commons. The 68-year-old reality television star, author and Olympic gold medalist formerly known as Bruce, revealed in 2015 that she is transgender and has become a woman. It is the...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:14 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two Wisconsin residents who want gender reassignment surgeries paid by Medicaid filed a lawsuit Monday against the state, contending their denials of service are discriminatory and violate the federal health care law. The federal lawsuit from Cody Flack, a 30-year-old transgender...
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Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, lawyer for the LGBT civil rights group Lambda Legal, poses outside his Manhattan office, Friday April 27, 2018, in New York. Military service, bathroom use, job bias and now health care. The Trump administration is under fire for rewriting a rule barring discrimination in health care due to “gender identity.” Groups representing transgender people expect the Obama protections to be gutted and are preparing to take the administration to court. “The proposed rollback does fit into a pattern of transphobia and anti-LGBT sentiment in this administration,” said Gonzalez-Pagan.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 30, 2018 - 12:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity." Critics say it's another attempt to undercut acceptance for transgender...
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Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, lawyer for the LGBT civil rights group Lambda Legal, poses outside his Manhattan office, Friday April 27, 2018, in New York. Military service, bathroom use, job bias and now health care. The Trump administration is under fire for rewriting a rule barring discrimination in health care due to “gender identity.” Groups representing transgender people expect the Obama protections to be gutted and are preparing to take the administration to court. “The proposed rollback does fit into a pattern of transphobia and anti-LGBT sentiment in this administration,” said Gonzalez-Pagan.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 29, 2018 - 7:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military service. Bathroom use. Job bias. And now, health care. The Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity." Critics say it's another attempt to undercut acceptance for transgender...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2018 file photo, Joy Reid attends the Tribeca TV screening of "Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story" during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Reid insists that homophobic language in one of her old blog posts is the work of a computer hacker and her security expert said Wednesday they have a strong suspicion of who did it. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2018 - 11:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC's Joy Reid, under fire for homophobic language in old blog posts, apologized Saturday for any past comments that belittled or mocked the LGBTQ community and says she hasn't been able to verify her claim that her account was hacked. Reid opened her weekend show "AM Joy" by...
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April 19, 2018 - 3:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top military leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps said Thursday they have seen no discipline, morale or unit readiness problems with transgender troops now serving openly in the military. Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, told the Senate Armed Services...
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In this photo taken Monday, April 9, 2018, Lillian Lennon poses for a photo in Anchorage, Alaska. Lennon, a transgender teenager, was a field organizer who helped defeat a bathroom bill before Anchorage voters this month, the first-ever defeat of such a bill by voters in an election. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
April 12, 2018 - 7:36 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Voters in Alaska's largest city have become the first in the U.S. to defeat a so-called bathroom bill referendum that asked them to require people to use public bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender at birth. Anchorage voters turned down a proposition that...
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