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Marine Accused in Philippine Trans Killing Tests US Ties

CRIME | By Jim Gomez | Oct 19
A U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying of a transwoman at a cheap hotel more than a week ago is testing the good will between countries.

Turkey Man Kills Trans GF, Family Disavows Her Gender

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 25
A Turkish man admitted to killing his trans girlfriend and burying her in a vineyard. But the woman’s family disavowed her gender identity and buried her as a man.

Carmen Carrera Wants to Be First Trans "Angel"

FASHION | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
A new petition on Change.org has more than 42,000 supporters in favor of Victoria’s Secret asking "Ru Paul’s Drag Race" star Carmen Carrera be the first-ever transgender "Angel."

Transgender Candidate Too ’Conservative’ in San Francisco

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 5
A transgender candidate for city supervisor in San Francisco has been targeted by her opposition as being "too conservative," despite her status and her background as the executive of a sex toy company.

Transgender murderer renews electrolysis request

NATIONAL | Nov 23
A convicted murderer serving a life sentence goes before a judge to ask for electrolysis treatments as she seeks a taxpayer-funded sex-change operation.

Man in Wales Performs Self-Serve Sex-Change Surgery

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 24
A transwoman in Newport, South Wales, was so determined to shed her male identity that she took up cutting implements and did the job herself in the family bathroom.

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