Author: T-Change

Transgender rights: These countries are ahead of the US

(CNN)As transgender people fight for their basic civil liberties globally, 20 countries have passed some form of legislation recognizing their rights, according to the Global Commission on HIV and the Law. Here’s a snapshot of how some legislators and courts around the world have grappled with the issue of gender identity and inclusion. Denmark follows Argentina’s lead When it comes to taking a progressive approach toward gender recognition reform, Argentina and Denmark top the list, according to Transgender Europe… Read...

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Trans people must have fair healthcare treatment, Royal College of Psychiatrists says

“Trans broken arm syndrome.” This is the term coined to describe the discriminatory practice of reducing the injuries of trans patients to nothing more than their gender identity. Dr. Louise Theodosiou, of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, recently outlined the repercussions of this rhetoric in a lengthy position statement, calling for more medical training and education on working with gender-diverse people… Read...

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TransVisionaries: Dee Dee Chamblee Wants Trans Folks to Know Our Own Power

The activist has advocated for Atlanta’s trans community for over 25 years — and she won’t be letting up any time soon. In TransVisionaries, trans activist Raquel Willis talks with trans elders who helped kick off and shape the trans rights movement as we know it today. Dee Dee Chamblee — known to most as Mrs. Dee Dee — has been a pillar in the Atlanta trans community for decades, working with trans women of color who engage in sex work and who live with HIV/AIDS. Her formidable organizing and storytelling skills have galvanized and inspired young activists for...

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Transgender opera singer to make U.S. history — in Oklahoma

Lucia Lucas will star in “Don Giovanni” at the Tulsa Opera, becoming the first known trans person to perform a principal role on the operatic stage in the U.S. A prominent transgender opera singer will be making her main stage U.S. debut in an unlikely place: Tulsa, Oklahoma. Lucia Lucas will be performing “Don Giovanni,” her first principal role in the states, during the 2018-19 season at the Tulsa Opera. Her performance, which debuts in May 2019, will be the first time a trans person has performed a principal role on an operatic stage in the U.S., according to Tulsa...

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