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Trans Americans Honored in First Ever ‘Trans 100’

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Written by OutQ News staff

April 10, 2013 at 2:20 PM

HRC Launches ‘Health and Aging Program’ to Help Seniors

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The nation’s largest LGBT rights group is expanding its reach into the areas of health and senior care.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

September 14, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Police Urged to Investigate OH, PA Trans Murders

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The murder of a transgender woman in the northeast section of Philadelphia, last week, is the latest transgender homicide to be reported in the country this year. With a few months left in 2012, reports indicate the country’s total number of transgender deaths could reach an all time high.

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FAA medical updates ease trans pilots’ flight path

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Life just got easier for transgender airplane and helicopter pilots. The Federal Aviation Administration has now simplified the medical certification procedure for pilots who transition sexes.

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Written by Tim Curran

August 14, 2012 at 4:00 PM

EEOC Rules Anti-Trans Workplace Bias Violates Civil Rights Act

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In what advocates are calling a “game-changing decision,” a federal law enforcement agency has ruled that the nation’s sex discrimination law protects transgender employees from workplace bias.

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GetEQUAL to Protest Obama Re-election Offices Over Exec Order

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Gay rights advocates say they’re “upping the ante” to get President Obama to reconsider his decision NOT to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT workers.

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INTERVIEWS: 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in NYC

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The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation–or GLAAD–held its 23rd Annual Media Awards in New York City on Saturday, March 24th.

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