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August 05, 2019 - 2:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Valentina Sampaio has become the first openly transgender model hired by Victoria's Secret nearly a year after a top company official was pressured to apologize for implying trans women are off brand. Sampaio, a Brazilian, has been posting from behind the scenes of a VS Pink...
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July 23, 2019 - 4:28 pm
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gavin Grimm, the transgender man who sued after being barred from using boys bathrooms in high school, remains female today, no matter what his birth certificate or a Virginia judge might have said, a lawyer for the school board argued in federal...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 6, 2017, file photo, Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, arrives for a news conference in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
July 23, 2019 - 12:42 pm
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gavin Grimm, a young man who has become a national face for transgender student rights, returns to a Virginia courtroom Tuesday to challenge his former high school's bathroom policy. A federal judge in Norfolk is considering whether the Gloucester...
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May 24, 2019 - 10:13 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care don'...
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Gregg Henson
May 06, 2019 - 3:20 pm
This is really sad and it's brought to you by the American left. Video of 8th Place: A High School Girl’s Life After Transgender Students Joined Her Sport
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, gives challenge coins to U.S. Army Maj. Ian Brown, right, and other military service members to thank them for their service. (Julio Obscura/Office of the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi via AP)
(Julio Obscura/Office of the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By JULIE WATSON and JENNIFER McDERMOTT , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lindsey Muller served in the Army as a man for nearly a decade before telling her commanders in 2014 that she identified as a woman and would resign because military policy barred transgender personnel. Her superiors, citing...
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Associated Press
February 20, 2019 - 10:56 am
by Ben Finley GLOUCESTER, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school district that has drawn national attention for its transgender bathroom ban appeared starkly divided Tuesday over the prospect of ending the policy, provoking citations of scripture and the higher suicide rate among transgender teens. Concerns...
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February 17, 2019 - 11:34 am
By BEN FINLEY , Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school. Along the way, he's became a national face for transgender rights. His case almost went to the U.S...
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January 05, 2019 - 9:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly elected Virginia congresswoman is displaying a transgender pride flag outside her Washington office. Rep. Jennifer Wexton is a Democrat from the 10th District in northern Virginia who was sworn in Thursday. The pink-, blue- and white-striped flag is displayed at the door...
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December 07, 2018 - 8:55 am
WEST POINT, Va. (AP) — A Virginia high school teacher is fighting a recommendation to be dismissed in the wake of a controversy involving a transgender student.  News outlets report West Point High School French teacher Peter Vlaming was placed on paid administrative leave Oct. 31. Attorney Shawn...
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