TRANSGENDER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRANSGENDER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) DOJ trains cops to work with transgender people http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741075-68/transgender-police-community-crimes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57741075-68/transgender-police-community-crimes.html.csp">DOJ trains cops to work with transgender people</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T19:30:28.352-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 07:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Justice Department launched a program Thursday to train local police departments to better respond to transgender individuals, a population authorities say is disproportionately harmed by violence. The new initiative is aimed at helping police identify hate crimes and build trust with a community that law enforcement officials say is too often reluctant to report crimes. “It’s clear that such a training is as necessary as it is overdue,” Associate Attorney General Tony West said...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57741075@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:30:28 MDT Panel urges end to U.S. ban on transgender troops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57678787-68/transgender-ban-military-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57678787-68/transgender-ban-military-medical.html.csp">Panel urges end to U.S. ban on transgender troops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA LEFF</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T19:58:44.78-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 07:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, an independent commission said in a report released Thursday, saying there is no medical reason for the decades-old ban and calling on President Barack Obama to lift it. The five-member panel, convened by a think tank at San Francisco State University, said Department of Defense regulations designed to keep transgender people out of the military are based on outdated...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576787872014-03-13T19:58:44.78-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T19:58:44.78-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57678787@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:58:44 MDT Transgender woman sues CrossFit over competition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57652918-68/crossfit-woman-compete-jonsson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57652918-68/crossfit-woman-compete-jonsson.html.csp">Transgender woman sues CrossFit over competition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LISA LEFF</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T19:47:39.094-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 07:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • A transgender woman in Northern California has sued the company behind the popular CrossFit workouts for refusing to let her compete in the female division of its annual fitness competitions. The lawsuit brought Thursday by Chloie Jonsson, 34, accuses CrossFit Inc. of violating her rights under a California law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity. Jonsson’s complaint says she was born male but has been living as a woman since she was a teenager and under...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576529182014-03-08T19:47:39.094-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-08T19:47:39.094-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57652918@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 19:47:39 MDT