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British trans people face jail unless they tell their lovers their gender history before sex.

Why even a kiss can see trans people branded as sex criminals The Court of Appeal in London has already heard similar cases. 1 June 2016 by Jane Fae British trans people face jail unless they tell their lovers their gender history before sex. Even kissing may be considered sexual assault and penetrative sex – with a willing partner – can be counted as rape if they claim they didn’t know about a trans person’s gender That’s the shocking revelation after top lawyers and academics got together to discuss the UK’s sex laws. The last major review of sexual...

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Transgender woman wins Condor Ferries toilet sign discrimination case

  25 May 2016 From the section Jersey Image copyright Thinkstock   A transgender woman has won her bid to have a ferry firm remove the words “ladies” and “gents” from its toilets. Erin Bisson, from Jersey, launched legal action for discrimination against Condor Ferries after a member of staff told her to use a disabled loo. She had also said the use of words rather than symbols on toilets amounted to indirect discrimination. The firm admitted discrimination at the island’s Employment and Discrimination Tribunal on Friday. In its first decision taken since the island introduced gender discrimination laws...

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Brothers who grew up to be sisters after coming out as trans at the same time

Nicole Morley for Metro.co.uk Tuesday 24 May 2016 8:09 am Chloe and Jamie O’Herlihy both came out as trans at the same time (Picture: Mercury) These sisters were born brothers – and they both came out as transgender at the same time. Jamie O’Herlihy, 23, a bartender in Dublin and Chloe O’Herlihy, 20, a hairdressing student living in Cork, spent years struggling with their genders but never talked to anyone. Last summer when the siblings were at home in Cork together for Chloe’s (then Daniel’s) graduation they opened up to each other. Within days, they both had come out as...

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Trans Man Vows To Keep Fighting After Losing China’s First Transgender Labor Dispute

“I got salary back but so what?” he wrote on WeChat after the verdict. “That was not what we want! We will continue to appeal until we receive an apology!” Originally posted on Mar. 21, 2016, at 9:33 p.m. Updated on May 10, 2016, at 8:42 p.m. BuzzFeed News World Reporter  1. China’s first transgender labor dispute was dismissed Tuesday, but the plaintiff, a Chinese transgender man said he would continue to appeal for transgender rights.  Mr. C recieved the $62 in backpay he’d requested but not an apology or a recognition from the court that his former employer...

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Transgender Men See Sexism From Both Sides

  They gained professional respect, but lost intimacy. They exuded authority, but caused fear. Here’s what changed when trans men came out. “Cultural sexism in the world is very real when you’ve lived on both sides of the coin” By Charlotte Alter Three guys are sitting at a Harlem bartop eating fries, drinking whiskey and talking about love. One of them, Bryce Richardson, is about to propose to his girlfriend. “I’m putting it together in my head, I’m like: ‘He’s gonna be one of my groomsmen, he’s gonna be one of my groomsmen,’” he points to his two friends...

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