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    to be separate bathrooms for transgenders, it would eliminate most to all controversy towards all genders. This is including men, women, and transgenders. The evidence that backs up this statement is that the majority of the population, not only in the US, but the whole world, would feel uncomfortable in situations that consist of transgenders in their bathrooms. This is because the majority of the world are not transgenders. In fact, there 's only 700,000 transgenders in the US out of…

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    In recent years, many more people are identifying as transgender. Compared to Gay rights, transgender rights are not talked about as frequently. The journal Transgender Rights posted December 11, 2015, by CQR, dives into the idea of the transgender community receiving equal rights. Discrimination is a part of every transgendered life. The transgendered community fighting for anti-discrimination laws is an ongoing process in the United States. In 32 states, it is completely legal to turn down a…

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    Why are most people now ok with gays when Transgenders are still left in the darkness of discrimination and hate? There is a large amount of evidence that supports all the discrimination, refusal of work and all the pain, for all of the harassment. Why are people so transphobic and homophobic when they are just normal people like the rest of them? There is Discrimination, refusal of service, and pain and suicide that Transgenders and gays face all through their life. High amounts of…

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    of fate into the ladies washroom. These are just some of the issues transgender individuals are facing today. What is transgender you asked? Well, according to Merriam-Webster, transgender is a person who identifies a gender identity that is different from the one in correspondence to the individual’s sex at birth. Transgender and bathroom issues in schools are not unheard…

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    Did you know that approximately 41% of transgender people attempt suicide? This number is only approximate because so many transgenders are still “in the closet” about their identity, so in actuality, this number is a lot higher. There’s no reason for this number to be so high, because they are people too. They are not “those things” or “it’s”, they are simply another human being trying to figure out their identity. Many cisgendered (or people identifying as the gender they were assigned to at…

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    the years, the controversy of transgender has changed and blossomed into an ongoing topic of discussion. The real question however, is what makes someone transgender to begin with. According to Kate Bornnstein in My Gender Workbook, you are transgendered if you don’t fit perfectly in the gendered pyramid, are gaining a different perspective on gender, are questioning or studying gender, or has the desire or courage to own their transgressions against gender is transgender. I agree with…

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    in during a football game according to the team they are rooting for. Inclusion can provide an odd sense of comfort. All too often, however, transgender youth are denied that sense of belonging because they defy society’s categories of male and female. The gender binary divides society into two separate, unequivocal categories that marginalizes transgender youth and directly impacts their emotional health and well-being. Society’s collective response of demeaning, shaming, and violence further…

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    In early Islamic culture, a transgender woman called a mukhannathun, a woman who had been born a male but with natural femininity, was accepted and allowed to have relations with men or women. The mukhannathum held an important position in society, associated with music and entertainment, and are stated in the Qur’an as companions of women. They were companions of Prophet Muhammad and his wives, and close enough to accompany them in their homes. However, this is significant as a woman’s chamber…

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    access to culturally competent mental health treatment (Spicer, 2010). Impact As a result of pervasive cultural transphobia, transgender individuals often face chronic stigmatization and discrimination related…

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    In the article “Serving Transgender Youth: Challenges, dilemmas, and clinical examples,” the Gender Management services-Disorder of Sexual Development Program (GeMS-DSD) was brought to attention for its information on practices of ways to serve gender variant youth, particularly transgender youth. The GeMS structure is structured yet flexible according to the needs of the patients by a multidisciplinary team for individualized care. The main steps taken by the team include psychotherapy to aid…

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