Trump moves to limit transgender individuals from military service
24 March 2018 | 2:00 pm
President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Friday (March 23) that bans most transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military, but gives the armed forces some latitude in implementing policies.
3 Jun 2019
Washington accuses New Delhi of deploying a wide range of trade barriers that negatively affect US commerce. Media reports say that India could impose higher import duties on US goods in response to Trump's latest move.
6 Aug 2019
Valentina Sampaio is the first openly transgender Victoria’s Secret model. The Brazilian model first posted about the gig on Instagram, tagging the lingerie brand. Sampaio's agent, Erio Zanon, confirmedto CNN that the model will be a part of an upcoming PINK campaign. Erio Zanon, via E! News Victoria’s Secret has had a shaky past with the transgender community.
19 Sep 2019
Young Nigerians storm National Assembly, protest against Bobrisky’s alleged transgender lifestyle, LGBT.
29 Oct 2019
P&G, producers of Always sanitary pad, have given in to claims of discrimination by transgender men. From 2020, Always will no longer carry the ‘Venus’ symbol on the sanitary wrapping.
1 May 2020
Despite repressive laws against homosexuality, gender reassignment surgery remains legal in Iran. But Iranians who seek sex change operations are faced with a harsh approval process and a high risk of botched surgeries.
27 May 2020
Marie Cau has become France's first transgender mayor after being elected in Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes over the weekend. Her plans for the small rural commune in northern France include boosting local business and focusing on environmental issues.
16 Aug 2020
Robert Trump, the US president's younger brother, has died at the age of 71. The president had visited his brother, a former real estate developer, in a New York hospital on Friday.
28 Sep 2020
President Donald Trump paid little or no federal income tax for years before becoming president, according to a New York Times report. The revelations come just weeks before the US elections.
30 Sep 2020
Like thousands of other transgender people in the UK, Jay and Alexis are on waiting lists for gender confirming surgeries. But with Covid-19 exacerbating already years-long patient queues in the state-run National Health Service, they are now turning to crowfunding to finance their operations in the private sector.
14 Nov 2020
Bangladesh opens its first Islamic school for transgender worshippers, with clerics calling it a first step towards integrating the marginalised group into society. The madrasa is one of a series of recent moves in Bangladesh to make life easier for the Muslim-majority nation's up to 1.5 million transgender people.
2 Dec 2020
The feeling of being born with the wrong gender. It is estimated that one out of 500 children are affected by this profound feeling of doubt and unease. One that's often been cornered to the sole fields of psychiatry and mental problems. Children faced with such questioning often come across rejection, bullying, denial and isolation, meaning they are at heavy risk of self-harm and suicide. What is French society doing to reach out to these kids?
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A now-deleted graphic of the Group B standings posted on Saturday across U.S. Soccer's official Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts displayed a plain green, white and red flag.
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'Putin wants Ukraine to sink into cold and darkness'
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French prosecutors are investigating the alleged role of consulting companies in election campaigns, as well as allegations of favoritism. President Emmanuel Macron claims his campaign is not the focus of the probe.
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Ethiopia’s young fashion designers are adding modern touches to traditional clothing designs. Hana Bekana formed her design company, Oroliyana design for the exact purposes and her works are already attracting fashion lovers in her country.
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The armies of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi said they have dislodged the Burundian rebels from the town of Nabombi. Meanwhile, a cease-fire between with a separate rebel group, M23, appears to be holding.
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After studying in abroad in the US, Allen Kendunga decided to return home to Rwanda to help tackle the issue of unemployment. She founded a company called Talent Match, which works toward closing the country's skills gap by offering career guidance for students.