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30 Jun
Oleksandra has wanted to leave Ukraine since her home was bombed. But she can't, because her passport says she is a man, and can therefore be drafted into the army. Like many other transgender people in Ukraine, she fears she will face discrimination if she is called to fight with the Ukrainian army. But until…
6 Apr
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that people born male should not compete in female sporting events, after a transgender cyclist was barred from a women's race.
12 Mar
Standing in front of a half-American, half-rainbow flag outside her home, Rebekah Bryant is outraged by a Texas order that considers medical hormonal treatments for transgender minors to be a crime.
23 Nov 2021
JK Rowling has revealed that her Edinburgh address had been posted on Twitter by three trans activists. Taking to Twitter, the Harry Potter author said orethat she had reported the matter to the police. JK Rowling had recently come under fire following her comments on transgender issues. In June 2020, she received criticism for posting tweets that…
4 Aug 2021
Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has announced she will retire in the wake of her groundbreaking appearance at the Tokyo Olympics this week.
30 Jun 2021
A transgender woman has made history as the first trans woman to win the Miss Nevada USA pageant. Kataluna Enriquez, 27, was crowned Miss Nevada on Sunday at the pageant which held at South Point hotel-casino in Las Vegas. "Congratulations to our new Miss Nevada USA @mskataluna 👑 History made!" Miss Nevada USA wrote on…
27 May 2021
South Africa's premiere beauty pageant has for the first time allowed transgender women to compete, a move that earned widespread praise Wednesday. "Trans women are eligible to enter the Miss South Africa pageant," the Miss SA organisation said on its website as entries for the competition opened up on Monday. "However, in order to be…
5 Apr 2021
A transgender woman needed to have one of her testicles removed because of her habit of 'tucking,' made famous through hit TV show Ru Paul's Drag Race. The unidentified 24-year-old, from the Philippines, had not yet undergone full gender reassignment surgery. The avid cross-dresser pushed her testicles back into her stomach four times a week…
17 Mar 2021
The name Elliot Page might ring a bell if you have watched "Inception" or two installments of the "X-Men" franchise. Now, he has become the first transgender man ever to appear on the cover of TIME. It is Page's first major interview since publicly disclosing his gender identity in December. Speaking to TIME reporter Katy…
7 Mar 2021
United States President, Joe Biden, recently launched a campaign towards shielding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people with directives to embassies
3 Mar 2021
Transgender women will now be able to compete in Panama’s national beauty contest, the organizers announced on Monday. The contest which is responsible for choosing the country's representative for the Miss Universe pageant said the pageant would include transgender women "who have completed all their legal and medical procedures" in its competition. The organizers said…
5 Feb 2021
Former WWE talent Gabbi Tuft, who wrestled professionally under the name Tyler Reks in the late 2000s and early 2010s, has come out as a transgender woman. The 42-year-old fitness guru shared the news via a press release on Thursday, calling Gabbi's journey a 'thrilling story of gender transitioning.' “Gabbi is about to share her…

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