05 May 2015

Billie Jean King's World TeamTennis marking 40th season

The Inquirer

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Texas lawmakers focus efforts on prejudice

Staff
The Brookhaven Courier

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Hawaii bill for birth certificate gender change passes

Press
Associated Press

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Gay rights activists in Cuba to hold symbolic mass same-sex wedding

Fred Lambert
UPI

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Ladies In The Streets: Before Stonewall, Transgender Uprising Changed Lives

NICOLE PASULKA
wbaa.org

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03 May 2015

Gender neutral ‘Mx’ ‘to be added’ to Oxford English Dictionary (UK)

Harry Readhead
Metro

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Biden: Court ruling for gay marriage as big as Brown v. Board

Chris Johnson
Washington Blade

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If “evil divides,” how do we respond? (Canada)

Douglas Todd
The Vancouver Sun

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The importance of avoiding fits of intolerance (Taiwan)

Press
The China Post

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REMARKS BY DR. JILL BIDEN AT THE 28TH ANNUAL HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN ATLANTA GALA DINNER

Jill Biden (spoken)
Official Wire

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02 May 2015

Transgender Texans expecting longer, tougher fight for acceptance

Lauren McGaughy
Houston Chronicle


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Smith College Now Admits Trans Women





Advocate.com

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LGBT Disparities Reduction Act passes first committee

Press
LGBT Weekly

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Rick Santorum’s Shocking Comments About Bruce Jenner: We Should “Love And Accept” Him

Adam Salandra

NewNowNext

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ezs note:  Well... this is interesting...

Selden, New York

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01 May 2015

Transgender Jews: Beyond the Rainbow

Julie Gruenbaum Fax

Jewish Journal

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ME HIJRA, ME LAXMI... (India)

Press
Ahmedabad Mirror

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HRC Boots on the Ground in Texas

Ryan Wilson
HRC

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Iowa college to offer LGBT student housing

Press
LGBTQNation

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NWA Transgender Community Hopeful After Bruce Jenner's Announcement

Press
myarklamiss.com

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30 April 2015

Facebook’s new suicide prevention feature can help you save lives

Jose Alvarez
Digital Trends


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ezs note:  If Facebook has provided with another lifeline, fer gosh sake, USE IT!!

Local mother accuses Edmonton Catholic School Board of discrimination (Canada)

Lisa Wolansky
Global News

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STEM Jobs are More Trans Friendly than They Once Were, But There’s Still Work to Be Done

Courtney Hilden
The Mary Sue

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The Way This Transgender Man Thanked His Mom for Accepting Him Is Everything

Lane Moore

Cosmopolitan


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EEOC settles first transgender discrimination suit

Sharon M. Bauman and others
Lexology

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29 April 2015

How to aid LGBTI people in earthquake-devastated Nepal

Colin Stewart
Erasing 76 Crimes

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ezs note:  Please help our friends in Nepal!  You can donate to the Blue Diamond Society, Doctors Without Borders, American Red Cross (US), or International Red Cross/Red Crescent (other countries).  Thank you!

University of Delhi welcomes Third Gender (India)

Nandini D. Tripathy
Asian Age

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Cyndi Lauper Pushes Congress to Protect Homeless Teens, Especially L.G.B.T Youth

Emmarie Huetteman
The New York Times


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Norm Pattis: Jenner Interview Does Little to Advance Transgender Rights

Norm Pattis
Connecticut Law Tribune

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ezs note:  I know I've said this before, but Mr. Pattis' views are his own, not those of Emily's Virtual Rocket.  Thanks.

28 April 2015

TRANSGENDER GAME DEVELOPER COMMITS SUICIDE AFTER ENDURING PERSISTENT CYBERBULLYING

Anthony Costello
Towleroad


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ezs note:  You do have a friend!  Call the number above!

Hannah Wilson 'always made people laugh,' mom says

Vic Ryckaert

IndyStar



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ezs note:  Fortunately, a suspect has been apprehended.  Rest in peace, Hannah.

Star Trek Actress Alice Eve Criticised For Suggesting Bruce Jenner Is ‘Playing At Being A Woman’ (UK)




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LGBT activists hope city's progressive stand can inspire SCOTUS

IVAN PEREIRA
AM New York


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Arkansas's Transgender Healthcare Needs Focus Of Research

JACOB KAUFFMAN

UALR Public radio



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27 April 2015

Challenges for LGBT Retirees

Claire Emory
insurancenewsnet.com


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Time to Add LGBT Education Into the Classroom

Anthony Nicodemo
The Huffington Post


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1951 - "EX-GI BECOMES BLONDE BEAUTY"

Chris Wild
Mashable


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SHOUT-OUT TO COURAGE (India)

Press
Ahmedabad Mirror

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Two transgender women talk about transition, stigma

Melissa Swan

WHAS11


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26 April 2015

12 candidates sign up for ‘Queen of the World’ gay pageant (Mariana Islands)

Junhan B. Todiño
Marianas Variety
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RI congressman, others introduce resolution to protect LGBT people from discrimination

Amy Anthony
Daily Reporter

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Gay rights activist Judy Shepard tells Akron audience that ‘acceptance isn’t quite there yet’

Rick Armon 
ohio.com


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Costs to New York State for transgender discrimination (a guest post by Kelly Metzgar)

Byrgen Finkelman
timesunion,com

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Orthodox rabbis join the conversation on LGBTQ inclusion

Gabe Friedman
JTA

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25 April 2015

5 things to know about transgender Americans

Press
Atlanta Daily World

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Nearly 200 Texas Companies Join for LGBT Equality

Tony Kerns
NewsTalk 1290

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House approves transgender student bathroom restrictions

Press
ctpost.com


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West Des Moines Catholic school students' request for gay-straight alliance approved

Staff
The Republic

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