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    is figuring out what to wear.” Many consider it stunning progress that we have successfully integrated transgender women into the pages of our largest magazines and onto our television screens. However, an identity for transgender women was never established outside of the traditional female archetypes that support the perpetuation of Capitalism. Dozens of transgender women, especially transgender women of color, have been murdered in the past year. Not only is this because widespread…

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    know what transgender (a person whose gender identity does not correspond to that person’s biological sex assigned at birth) meant. Early on he wanted to wear what the boys got to wear when going swimming, though he wasn’t allowed because his mother explains to him that he was a girl. Struggling with self-conflict is hard enough, it is even harder when you struggling with gender identity issues on top of that. We all have something about ourselves that other…

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    When raising a transgender child it is a very delicate process, much like any child with a disorder, it will take time and patience. Raising a transgender child isn’t something anyone is prepared for. The question is,” how can a parent be sure they are making the right decision for their child” (McCloskey 291)? Most parents already know when their child is showing different gender schemes that are not of the social norm. In the case of Brandon Simms, his mother Tina Simms states that before…

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    Several people have misconceptions about what transgender means. The first thought their brain goes to is drag, which is not even an element of it. Transgender is when somebody is born into what they recognize as the wrong body. They feel as if they identify with another sex rather than their own birth sex. This essay will focus mainly on only one side, the trans-masculine side, which is usually assigned female at birth people identifying as transgender. It will talk about physical and mental…

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    or the love that was lost. For others this could be letting part of themselves die with them. This could mean not living the life they knew they were always meant to live. These regrets are often found in the transgender community where the word gender finds a new meaning. Leelah, a transgender girl from Ohio, stated in her suicide letter “I’m never going to be happy. Either I live the rest of my life as a lonely man who wishes he were a woman or I live my life as a lonelier woman who hates…

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    Let’s Put an End to Transgender Discrimination When I was growing up I never felt afraid to express who I was, and I don’t want my children growing up in fear that they will be judged for what gender they identify with. The Liberal Government has recently announced their plan to pass a bill that will protect transgender Canadians from hate crimes and discrimination. This comes at a time when the transgender community is gradually becoming more accepted within society. Although, there are still…

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    is equal. Although others may take action, they can't fully eliminate the belief of the people. The newest fight for equality is allowing transgender men and women to use the restroom they identify as. Instead, should new facilities be provided for transgender males and females in all business and schools. When I heard about the new bill allowing transgender men and women to use the restroom they identify as I was so happy and hope people passed the bill. But after I started to think about…

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    Introduction What is transgender? Transgender is a less clinical term, referring more to gender identity and gender expression than to sexual orientation or physical sex characteristics. It is also a more general and inclusive term: a transgender person may be gay, transsexual, transvestite, or even genderqueer. Transgender has been around for many years. It was kept in the closet. People did not want to show their sexuality because they were afraid, it wasn’t something that was accepted, and…

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    There are many issues that have been the center of many debates throughout this country to that of legalizing marijuana to that of legally allowing transgender to utilize bathroom that they categorize themselves to be either female or male. The issue of individuals of the LGBT groups is a topic that is dear to my heart and that has been publicized more so within the last few months or so; especially during the presidential election and is challenged by many peoples within the public sector to…

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    "I'm not unisex. I'm a boy,” said 17 year old Gavin Grimm who is a transgender male, born with the anatomy of a female, attending Gloucester High School in Virginia. He simply wanted to use the male bathroom not the unisex one and the case went to the Supreme Court in October 2016. Transgender people should be allowed to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. Transgenders are just recently becoming more accepted throughout society, the first medical sex change was as recently as…

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