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Awesome. They take on the conversation about “What happens when lesbians date trans men??”

"Transgender Miss Universe Canada Contestant Wins Congeniality Award"

She’s beautiful and a sweetheart!

Jenna Talackova - aka, the first ever transgender contestant in the Miss Universe pageant - won Miss Congeniality

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network has created these beautiful posters advocating for and educating about two-spirit identified people. Click the link below for more info!

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NATIVE YOUTH SEXUAL HEALTH NETWORK, North America (www.nativeyouthsexualhealth.com)

Campaign Titled: Healthy Sexuality and Fighting Homophobia: Native Youth Photography Project

Meet Anna Grodska, the first trans woman in Polish government:

This may be a little old, but it’s news to us. Anna Grodzka, 57, became the first transgender woman elected to Polish government when she was sworn into Parliament back in the fall of 2011. 

Poland's first transgender parliamentary candidate Anna Grodzka of the Palikot Movement
Read one of the full stories HERE

whoa, check out this crazy transphobic ad from Alaska..

Sweden’s Only 1 of 17 Countries That Requires Forced Sterilization of Trans People

In January, the world was outraged when it was discovered that Sweden’s legal system still had a 1972 law on the books requiring trans* individuals to be surgically sterilized. The law was reviewed, and a clause which prohibited trans people from being married was removed, but shockingly the surgery requirement stayed on in the proposal for the new version of the law — gender reassignment surgery is required for legal change of gender, and trans individuals aren’t allowed access to surgery without agreeing to surgical sterilization. Sweden (like many nations, including the US) seems to have a history of forcing sterilization among less “desirable” groups, from Gypsies to single mothers with too many children.

Read more HERE

Source: Autostraddle

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