Transgender Tweets of the Week

Here are 10 of my favorite recent tweets about issues affecting the transgender community. If you have any to share, please leave a message in the comments.  Follow me at @sandramcdonald if you’d like to see more.

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Women’s colleges should reinvent themselves as havens for trans women. http://t.co/nQHH88bEJq

New York State Is Pushing Back On Health Care Discrimination Against #Transgender People http://t.co/Oda8xyf1dO #lgbt

For #BoldandBeautiful fans asking “Why we have to pay attention to this #transgender topic,” here’s why: http://t.co/qLRFilltoQ

Increasingly Visible, #Transgender Americans Defy Stereotypes” Short US history. http://t.co/9wpcf0SKk0

Important new study: Supportive families and schools critical in protecting #transgender youth #health http://t.co/MkT0My0qKK

10 Prominent Millennials Making A Difference In The #Transgender Community http://t.co/LnQT8BjhUr

19% of #transgender women globally live w/ #HIV. We must do better on #LGBTI rights –  http://t.co/79riMym1Vo

Some fascinating advice in the Managing #Transgender Soldiers brief at the #Army #LGBT Conference. pic.twitter.com/kRj6lDRHO7

The Girl Scouts of America announce they will accept #transgender kids http://t.co/eJ36iZDW9C

7 things to know about #LGBT movement’s next frontier http://t.co/S6VMv47fxq

Delaying puberty

Delaying the onset of puberty in transgender kids is an important element in their physical and mental health. Imagine knowing you’re a girl but having male parts that embarrass you; imagine knowing you’re male but starting to grow breasts. This article talks about how doctors are able to help with hormone blockers.

Pausing Puberty