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Amy Walker
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Trans Athlete Wins Australian Weightlifting Event
Transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard has been the focus of international debate following her win at the Australian International in Melbourne on Sunday. The weightlifter won over her fellow competitors by lifting 19kg more than her closest runner up, somethi...

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Transphobic Sign Owner Resigns From City Council Presidency
Jay Linn, the owner of Northridge Auto Parts and Repair, has resigned from his position as president of Olmstead Falls city council following complaints about a sign outside of his business. The sign was erected in early February, and contained the message ...

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Manga Creator Jiro Taniguchi Dies Aged 69
One of the best known and most popular manga artists, Jiro Taniguchi, has passed away aged 69, his publisher has announced. Mr Taniguchi was born in Tattori City in 1947 and moved to Tokyo to become a manga creator, with his first work, 'Kareta Heya', being...

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School Cancels Visit From Trans Author Calling It 'Inappropriate'
The multi-award winning author Juno Dawson has had her visit to a Catholic school cancelled because she's transgender. Dawson has been visiting schools across the UK to promote her latest book, 'Margot and Me', and was due to visit Brownedge St. Mary's Cath...

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Republican Lawmaker Mocks Trans Violence
During a recent panel discussion hosted by the Texas Tribune on 7th February Texas Republican state representative Briscoe Cain made comments that reduced violence against transgender people as 'dudes walking around in dresses getting beat up'. Cain made th...

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Teacher Suspended For Showing LGBT+ Anti-Bullying Video
Kimberly Fernetti, a school teacher from North Carolina's North Lincoln High School, was suspended from her position after showing her class a video that highlights the harm of LGBT+ bullying. Ms Fernetti showed her class the popular video 'Love is All You ...

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Author Defends Book From Anti-Trans Criticism and Hate
A new book, 'Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity?', has received criticism from politicians and right wing newspapers such as the Daily Mail. The book, which has already been introduced to some primary schools as a learning resource to students, parents a...

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Star Wars Rebels Season 3 Part 2 Trailer Reveals Movie Connections
The trailer for the second half of the third season of Star Wars Rebels has arrived, and it looks like the show is set to continue to deliver some great universe building and connections to the existing franchise. The show has already featured heavy connect...

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Mass Effect Andromeda Release Date Announced
After months of waiting and speculation the release date for Mass Effect Andromeda, the latest installment of the hugely popular video game series, has finally been announced, with release set for 21 March in North America and 23 March in Europe. The news w...

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Chinese Transgender Man Wins First Ever Dismissal Case
A transgender man in China, identified only as Chen, has won a landmark discrimination legal case against his former employers, in what has been described as the first such case in Chinese history. The court ruled that Chen was illegally fired from his job ...
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