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‘Clothes Minded’ a Series to Help Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Find Their Look

Partners Fuse, OUTtv and Vice Studios will film eight episodes on location in the US and Canada.

Lucas Silveira and Richie Shazam host the Fuse, OUTtv and Vice Studios co-production as it helps young trans and gender nonconforming people find a unique look to celebrate their true selves.

Fuse Media has boarded the transgender makeover series Clothes Minded as a co-production partner along with Canadian LGBTQ+ TV channel OUTtv and Vice Studios, ahead of an early 2021 premiere on both sides of the border.

Etan Vlessing – The Hollywood Reporter

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Study Finds There is a Connection Between Gender Identity and Autism

People with autism have more varied gender identities than the general population, study finds.

People who do not identify with the sex they were assigned at birth are three to six times as likely to be autistic as cisgender people are, according to the largest study yet to examine the connection. Gender-diverse people are also more likely to report autism traits and to suspect they have undiagnosed autism.

Laura DattardSpectrum

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Sign in Vancouver Expressing Love for JK Rowling Has Short Stay

“I Love JK Rowling” highway sign in Vancouver is taken down one day after being installed.

A billboard on a busy part of Hastings Street in Vancouver supporting author J.K. Rowling’s controversial views about gender identity was hastily covered over the day after it was put up.

Amy Hamm, who lives in New Westminster and Chris Elston, a South Surrey resident, paid Pattison Outdoor, an arm of the Jim Pattison Group to put up the sign on Friday around 6:30 a.m. PT

Chad PawsonCBC News

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Welcome Gender Identity Group!

The Gender Identity Group of the Okanagan is a positive, safe, inclusive, supportive space for, gender non-conforming, non-binary, transsexual, transgender, gender queer inter-sexed or questioning (or any variation there of under the rainbow spectrum) people living in or near Kelowna or the Okanagan are to discuss matters and various topics while providing and obtaining peer support.

They have recently set up a blog and events page on Kelowna.LGBT that can be found here. There will be monthly blog articles and a listing of their events available on this page.

The Gender Identity Group of the Okanagan also has a Facebook group.

New CBC British Columbia original podcast explores identity beyond binary pronouns

They & Us launches June 22

Gender identity. Gender expression. Non-binary. While you may hear these terms in the news, social discussions and academia, for many, it’s unfamiliar territory. Are you up to speed?

CBC British Columbia host Wil Fundal explores gender and more in They & Us: a six-part podcast series about people who have had to go beyond the binary – the “he” and “she” – to figure out who they truly are.

To read more, check out this story on CBC