15 September 2014

Republican Appeals Court Throws Election into Chaos

Lisa Kaiser
http://expressmilwaukee.com

to read more, go to:  http://expressmilwaukee.com/blog-10679-republican-appeals-court-throws-election-into-chaos.html

Gay rights group announces expanded operation in Nebraska

14 September 2014

First local queer film fest set for launch (Taiwan)

Chi-hao James Lo
http://www.chinapost.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/arts-&-leisure/2014/09/15/417249/First-local.htm

India: Government objects to Supreme Court ruling creating legal third gender (UK)

Nick Duffy
http://www.pinknews.co.uk

to read more, go to:  /2014/09/14/india-government-objects-to-supreme-court-ruling-creating-legal-third-gender/ 

Howard County Center for the Arts Presents THE LARAMIE PROJECT & Charity Art Event, 10/03

Center On Halsted To Host LGBTQ Youth Job Fair Oct. 22

Jon Graef
http://chicagoist.com

to read more, go to:  http://chicagoist.com/2014/09/14/center_on_halsted_to_host_lgbtq_you.php


Transgender Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess

Salt Lake City, Utah

Credit:  http://thebaldgourmet.com/

12 September 2014

‘Straightwashed’ No More: Black LGBT Influencers Are in the Spotlight

Danielle Moodie-Mills
http://www.theroot.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2014/09/root_100_2014_celebrates_lgbt_leaders.html

Jazz Jennings shares story of her triumphs, struggles as a transgender child in 'I Am Jazz'

Transgender artist set to perform at local church

http://www.oakridger.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.oakridger.com/article/20140912/NEWS/140919935

‘This Is the Place’ for largest gathering of gay Mormons

Peggy Fletcher Stack
http://www.sltrib.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58406680-180/affirmation-conference-lgbt-mormon.html.csp

Transgender girl's bid for Homecoming Princess at Colorado Springs high school raises concerns

11 September 2014

LGBT Rural Summit scheduled Sept. 19 at Wayne State College in northeast Nebraska

Hosts Return to Radio Months After Transgender Benefits Comments Got Them Fired

Judge admits HE leaked details of Charlize Theron's adoption in series of racist and sexist anonymous comments on online forum (UK)

Betsey Johnson celebrates brides, marriage freedom

Court upholds New Jersey’s ban on therapy to ‘cure’ kids of being gay

09 September 2014

That's interesting... but what do I do now?

Credit:  http://cdn.madamenoire.com/

On occasion, you happen to find a really good blog.  I happened to find one last night.  http://getequal.org/organizers-toolkit/ is a veritable  treasure trove of ideas about how to find and organize disparate people into a strong, cohesive unit. Whether you live in New York City or Podunk, Iowa, this blog's for you.

Toronto School Board Member Is Finally Called Out For Anti-Gay Rants, Is Left Speechless

Supreme Court asked to hear Indiana, Wisconsin same-sex marriage cases

Man Sentenced To 25 Years For Beating, Robbing Transgender Prostitute

26 percent of transgender voters in Alabama could be shut out by photo ID law, study shows

Leada Gore
http://www.al.com

to read more, go to;  http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2014/09/26_percent_of_transgender_vote.html

ezs note:  So ya think that voting doesn't matter?  THINK AGAIN.  If you live in Alabama, have friends who live there, or know allies who live there, make sure they read the article above.  That's why voting is important!

Govt accords minority status to Jain community (India)

08 September 2014

Major transgender conference headed to South Florida

Arlene Satchell
http://www.sun-sentinel.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/fl-broward-transgender-conference-20140908,0,2323835.story

Finding Common Ground

Wayne Maines
http://www.huffingtonpost.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/wayne-maines/finding-common-ground_1_b_5777786.html

Feeling alienated (Fiji)

http://www.fijitimes.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=279752



Man Arrested for Murder of Tenn. Trans Woman

Jason St. Amand
http://www.edgeboston.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.edgeboston.com/news/crime/News/165307/man_arrested_for_murder_of_tenn_trans_woman

Embracing Faith and LGBT Equality in Mississippi

Denise Donnell
www.hrc.org/

to read more, go to:  http://www.hrc.org/blog/entry/embracing-faith-and-lgbt-equality-in-mississippi

06 September 2014

Poll shows gay police officers still fear for their careers (UK)

Transgender nightmare in Hong Kong

Eliana Rubashkyn
http://www.wptz.com

to read more, go to: http://www.wptz.com/national/transgender-nightmare-in-hong-kong/27892550#!bQEUb0

New Clinic to Help LGBT Community

Nicole Snyder
http://www.wjbf.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.wjbf.com/story/26465879/new-clinic-to-help-lgbt-community

Parade proves Timmins' pride (Canada)

Jeff Labine
http://www.timminspress.com

to read more, go to:http://www.timminspress.com/2014/09/06/parade-proves-timmins-pride

Warmenhuizen, Noord-Holland (Netherlands)

Credit:  http://www.ballonvaren.com/

05 September 2014

Gay Teen Kicked Out Of Home Diverts Outpouring Of Donations To Homeless Shelter

School letter to parents: Boy pupil is now a girl

Amanda Sloane
http://www.hlntv.com

to read more, go to: http://www.hlntv.com/article/2014/09/05/transgender-student-letter-school-parents-maine

The Arc of a Transgender Life

David Allen
http://www.nytimes.com/

to read more, go to:  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/06/arts/music/as-one-has-its-premiere-in-brooklyn.html?_r=0

Human Rights Campaign President "Formally Apologizes" To Transgender Community

LGBT Council Members Lash Out at Cabrera Over Uganda Comments

Jillian Jorgensen
http://observer.com

to read more, go to:  http://observer.com/2014/09/lgbt-council-members-lash-out-at-cabrera-over-uganda-comments/

04 September 2014

How doctors treat transgender children

Court: Same-sex marriage bans in Indiana, Wisconsin unconstitutional

Democrats Slam Tom Foley for Family Institute Endorsement

Queen of the Summer

Danielle Santola
http://thealternativepress.com

to read more, go to:  http://thealternativepress.com/articles/queen-of-the-summer

Irene Monroe: Campuses not welcoming to all LGBTQ students