19 September 2017

Civil Rights Commission tables request to include LGBT community in anti-discrimination law

Lauren Gibbons


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Charlotte police release shocking details about the murder of transgender woman

Bil Browning
LGBTQ Nation

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When football players join in to mock transgender people, Kansas high school students protest with a sit-in

Cindy Boren
The Washington Post

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On transgender ban, Trump, listen to your generals

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

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18 September 2017

Indonesia’s Only Transgender Islamic School Quietly Running Again

Krithika Varagur

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9 Transgender People Share How They Chose Their Names

Kasandra Brabaw
Refinery 29

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Happy birthday to, well, me!

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17 September 2017

Stop acting surprised, America: Donald Trump is a white supremacist

Chauncey DeVega

Mayor Ed Lee Pleas for Help in Solving Homicide of Transgender DJ Fatally Shot in Tenderloin

NBC News San Francisco

Anthony "Bubbles" Torres

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Michigan board may declare LGBT discrimination unlawful


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Gender option could be added to Washington (state) birth certificate

Craig Sailor
The Seattle Times

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Transgender activist Gauri Sawant on how motherhood has changed her (India)

Seema Rajpal
edex Live

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16 September 2017

'He cut your heart out': Trump's anger proves memorable

Dan Merica, Karen Liptak

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State of Connecticut Provides Guidance on Changes to Education Records of Transgender Students

Robinson + Cole
JD Supra

Connecticut Department of Education

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Canberra's Hannah Mouncey wants to be first transgender player in AFLW (Australia)

Eamonn Tieman
Camden Haven Courier

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Pa.'s public schools must protect transgender students | Opinion

Cooper Toothman
Penn Live

Defense Secretary Mattis says current transgender troops can re-enlist, for now

Tara Golshan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

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Forreston, Illinois

estimated transgender population:  5
(rounded up)*

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ezs note:  Just a short (relatively) distance from the gargantuan city of Chicago is one of the tinier towns, Forreston, Illinois.   Come see what this town has to offer!

*Credit:  UCLA  

15 September 2017

The Loneliest President

Michael Kruse

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ezs note:  Michael Kruse's article is fairly long, but there is a piece, very short, that says it all:

"You remind me of Howard Hughes," a friend told him.

"Thanks," Trump said.  "I admire him."

Ahem...THAT says it all.

Parents’ Coalition speaks against Decatur Schools transgender policies during meeting

Gabriel Owens

A member of Parents' Coalition speaks forth

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John McCain is co-sponsoring a new bill to block Trump transgender military ban

Travis J. Tritten
Washington Examiner

John McCain (R-AZ)

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Judge: Calling Someone Trans Isn’t Defamatory Because There’s Nothing Wrong With Being Trans

Anthony Michael Kreis

Kent College of Law
(Chicago, IL)

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20 transgender people have been killed this year

Casey Quinlan
Think Progress

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14 September 2017

Transgender bathroom policy is flash point in Fairfield school election

Mackenzie Ryan
The Des Moines Register

Fairfield, IA

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13 September 2017

'The Daily Show' Compared Donald Trump to Miss America Contestants. Guess Who Seems More Presidential?

Marissa Martinelli

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The Pentagon Can’t Stop the Trans Ban. Now It’s Time for Congress and the Courts to Act.

Jan Thompson

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ezs note:  If you haven't yet joined, please consider joining the ACLU.  They're a worthy organization - and they fight for YOU.  

Transgender patients with diabetes may not be adequately treated for risk factors


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Trump taps Delawarean to lead military health care amid transgender controversy

Karl Baker

Colonel Dr. Dean Winslow (Ret.)

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'The personal is the political': Model Teddy Quinlivan reveals transgender identity

Clive Martin

Teddy Quinlivan

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12 September 2017

Will Donald Trump Destroy the Presidency?

Jack Goldsmith
The Atlantic

Edith Windsor, Whose Same-Sex Marriage Fight Led to Landmark Ruling, Dies at 88

Robert D. McFadden
The New York Times

Edie Windsor (1929-2017)

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ezs note:  Rest in peace, Edie.  You will always be remembered.

Busting the transgender barrier (Cambodia)

Khmer Times

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Are transgender military members more suicidal than others? A careful look at the data puts that in doubt.

Michael Flynn
The Washington Post

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Christian couple blasted by outraged mum of transgender child in furious This Morning row (UK)

Neela Debnath

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11 September 2017

A History Of Donald Trump’s Tasteless Comments About 9/11

Marina Fang

Professor conducts study regarding transgender teens

Ian Craddock
The Panther

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How the LGBT movement came together to fight Trump’s transgender military ban

Eric van der Vort
The Washington Post

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Pair of senators submit amendment to delay Trump transgender ban

Jordain Carney
The Hill

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Megan Molteni

Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery at Mount Sinai

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10 September 2017

Donald Trump Hasn’t Faced a Single Climate Change Question Since Hurricanes Hit

Sam Stein
The Daily Beast

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Mona Ahmed, transgender & photographer’s muse, dies at 81

Sonya Lakhani
The Indian Express

Mona Ahmed (1935-2017)

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ezs note:  Rest in peace, Mona...

Transgender activist shot and killed outside Tenderloin strip club

Michael Barba
San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco, Tenderloin district

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ezs note:  San Francisco residents (particularly those in the Tenderloin section) - if you have any information about the murder of Anthony Torres (Bubbles) please call the San Francisco Police Department at 929-9446.  Thanks. 

Sharon Police answer suit filed over transgender shooting death

Mike Gautner

Sharon, PA

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Newsreader claims she was rejected by the BBC for being transgender (UK)

Ed Gleave
Daily Star

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09 September 2017

The Donald Trump Gold Rush

Frank Bruni
The New York Times

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You Can Play As A Transgender Character In New “South Park” Video Game

Brandon Voss

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Grandparents Day Reflection: Loving our Transgender Grandchild

Bobbie L. Celeste

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Transgender Iowan deploys to Hurricane Irma despite president's ban

Courtney Crowder
The Des Moines Register

Sint Maarten

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Montgomery, West Virginia

average transgender population: 5
(rounded down*)
Montgomery, WV

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ezs note: Well, it's time to visit  Montgomery, West Virginia and see what this small town has to offer!

*Credit:  UCLA

08 September 2017

Donald Trump and I are opposites — he doesn't work: Sen. Al Franken

John Harwood

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