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Jailed Transgender Teen’s Advocates Concerned About Isolation

Advocates for a teenage transgender girl detained without charges at Connecticut’s women’s prison say they’re concerned she’s been held in isolation for more than a month now.

05/12/2014

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Governor Presses for Transgender Teen’s Release

Connecticut’s governor is pressing for a transgender teen to be moved from a Connecticut women’s prison where she has been held without charges for a month.

05/09/2014

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Supporters Demand Release of Transgender Teen

An unusual decision to put a transgender girl at a Connecticut women’s prison is sparking a heated debate over how to handle a teenager called dangerous by the state but portrayed as vulnerable by her attorney.

04/25/2014

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Gay Rights Activists Praise Insurance Mandate For Gender Transitions

A New England gay rights organization is praising Connecticut’s Department of Insurance for informing insurers they must pay “covered expenses” for treatment related to a patient’s gender transition.

12/26/2013

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Transgender Officer Files Complaint

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A transgender police officer in Connecticut has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging her supervisors created a hostile work environment because of her gender identity. Francesca Quaranta said […]

12/05/2013

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Transgender Student Crowned Homecoming King

A transgender student was named homecoming king at a New Hampshire high school.

10/07/2013

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Survey: Many Gay NY Students Still Harassed

A large majority of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender middle and high schools students in New York say they are called names.

03/22/2013

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Yale University Considers Covering Student Gender Reassignment Surgery

Officials at Yale University are said to be debating whether or not to offer medical coverage to students seeking gender reassignment surgeries.

03/01/2013

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UConn Hosts Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Conference

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ About 2,500 people, including 1,900 youth, are gathering at the University of Connecticut for what’s being billed as the largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth conference in the country. Gov. […]

03/11/2011

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