Posts Tagged as "transgender"

The True Cost of Transitioning

Sep. 14, 2017 / By
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This youth explains how being transgender can really hurt your wallet.

‘Disgusted’ and ‘Betrayed’ — LBUSD Trans Students on Trump’s New Restroom Rules

Feb. 26, 2017 / By
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Transgender students say they feel supported in some Long Beach schools, but not all.

The State of Trans Latinx Health in So Cal

Dec. 6, 2016 / By
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A new study discusses employment, healthcare, and housing problems facing trans Latinx people in southern California.

Bakersfield’s Trans Community Demands Justice

Mar. 17, 2016 / By
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The indignity of being misgendered is a fate that has befallen too many in the trans community, even after they are murdered.

Long Beach’s Theatre for Change Debuts Show on Transgender Stories

Mar. 8, 2016 / By
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Evolve Theatre, a new theatre company whose mission is to create positive social change through theatre, is making its debut on March 18 at the Long Beach Playhouse. Evolve is producing a new play about the Transgender community, called Choosing Us*.

Dozens Gather In Long Beach For Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Nov. 23, 2015 / By
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Organizers and transgender youth express why having a Transgender Day of Remembrance in Long Beach was personal for them.

Local Queer Youth of Color at the Forefront of Transgender Rights Movement

Mar. 24, 2015 / By
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Thanks in part to GSAN activism, trans and queer youth across Southern California are demanding that political leaders speak out about the pervasive violence targeting trans women of color, and that investments be made specifically benefiting transgender leadership of color.

How To Be A Good Trans Youth Ally: Tips From An LB Youth

Feb. 28, 2014 / By
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The first time I told a therapist that I was transgender at 15-years-old, I was immediately asked, “Aren’t you too young to know that?”

Many agree that the teenage years are rife with adults telling us that they are not yet prepared to have autonomy over our own lives, bodies and choices, but for transgender teens, this treatment can be even more detrimental. ..