25 February 2018

Transgender students deserve federal protection

Thomas Ballard
The Signal


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New Mexico - Man indicted in 2009 slaying of Navajo woman

Elise Kaplan
Albuquerque Journal


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Dear cretinous vermin:  It may take a day, or it may take eight or more years.  But you will be hunted down and captured.

Thank you, Albuquerque Police Department, for your diligence.

‘We’re Already Here’: A Renewed Transgender Ban Would Kill This Seasoned Army Grunt’s Long Career

Jeff Schogol
Task & Purpose


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24 February 2018

15 Claims From Donald Trump’s Speech to Conservatives, Fact Checked

Linda Qiu
The New York Times


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South Africa - South Africa: Intersextion - an Exhibition Steeped in Transgender Sex Work

Thabo Twala
allAfrica / the Journalist


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McMaster could leave WH after months of tension with Trump

Barbara Starr, Zachary Cohen, Elise Labott, Kaitlan Collins, Jamie Gangel
CNN



H.R. McMaster

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Georgia - Georgia Department of Corrections has first openly transgender employee

Elizabeth Friedly
Georgia Voice


Rogers State Prison, Reidsville, GA

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A Brief Conversation With a Transgender Conservative at CPAC

Osita Nwanevu
Slate

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Indio, California


estimated transgender population:  513*
(rounded down)

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ezs note:  Well, this place is too hot for me... (way too hot) ... but for sun lovers, Indio, California may be the place for you to be!

23 February 2018

Donald Trump stokes a totally false idea on the 2nd Amendment in CPAC speech

Chris Cillizza
CNN


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Bermuda - Bermuda’s Same-Sex Marriage Reversal Sparks Fears Others Will Follow

Emma Farge
HuffPost


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Urgent action needed to end anti-LGBTQ violence | Opinion

Chad Griffin, Kristin Clarke
The Inquirer


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Michigan - Lansing poet Eric Crosley brings a collaborative experience to the Robin Theatre

Skyler Ashley
Citypulse


Lansing, MI (state capitol)

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Let Transgender Americans Continue to Serve in the Military

The Editors
The New York Times


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22 February 2018

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. PAUL J. MANAFORT, JR., and RICHARD W. GATES III

New Zealand - Pacific dance show pushes cultural boundaries

Sela Jane Hopgood
RNZ


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Rally supports trans woman allegedly called ‘freak’ by city worker

Julia Cheever, Keith Burbank
SF News


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North Carolina - HRC Triangle Partners with North Carolina NAACP for Moral March

Press
HRC

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What happened in my small town when my transgender daughter transitioned

Luchina Fisher
ABC


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21 February 2018

Did Donald Trump Encourage Violence at His Rallies?

Dan MacGuill
Snopes


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ezs note:  Um... ya think???

Israel - An Israeli City Just Hosted Mideast's First-ever Queer History Festival (And It's Not Tel Aviv)

Judy Maltz
Haaretz


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Tenderloin Play Depicts 1960s Fight For Transgender Rights

Carrie Sisto
hoodline


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New Mexico - Transgender woman fired from internship accuses Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham's office of discrimination

Michael Collins
USA Today


Michelle Lujan Griffin (D-NM)

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Joint Chief's Chairman's emails: transgender military ban "was unexpected'

John Riley
MetroWeekly


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20 February 2018

Inside Donald Trump's Twitter-Fueled Weekend Meltdown

Philip Elliott
Time


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Tunisia - Tunisian Police Shut Down Dissent

Neela Ghosal
Human Rights Watch


Tunisian police

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ACLU Of Oregon Seeks Dismissal Of Transgender Locker Room Lawsuit

Ericka Cruz Guevarra
OPB


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Oklahoma - Tulsa Opera Announces 71st Season, Era of Inclusion Sets Stage

Press
BroadwayWorld.com


Don Giovanni (opera)

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These Transgender Children Say They’re Thriving. They Want to Help Others Do the Same.

Christina Caron
The New York Times


panorama of NYC

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19 February 2018

Donald Trump falsely says he never denied Russian meddling

Jon Greenberg
Politifact


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UK - UK government: Gay cure therapy is ‘ineffective and potentially harmful’

Nick Duffy
Pink News


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Transgender Health Care

Karla Paschkis
The New York Times


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Utah - “HIR”: A Modern Family Dramedy

Haley Oliphant
The Daily Utah Chronicle


large rainbow flag, Salt Lake City
(sorry for things being upside-down!)

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Even as gay rights battles are won, transgender people continue to face obstacles

Jaclyn Cosgrove
Los Angeles Times


Attic vase, ca. 435 BCE

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18 February 2018

Donald Trump's Russia delusion bubbles over

Chris Cillizza
CNN


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Jamaica - Programme to Reduce HIV Risk Among Key Populations gets $758 Million (Jamaican dollar)

Press
Jamaica Information Service


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Benjamin Jerner, Esq comes to F&M to speak about transgender civil rights law

Ruby Van Dyk
The College Reporter


Franklin & Marshall College
Lancaster, PA

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Colorado - Durango #MeToo March and Rally speakers share text of their speeches

Staff
The Durango Herald


Durango, CO

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Kansas GOP votes to ‘oppose all efforts to validate transgender identity’

Jonathan Schorman, Hunter Woodall
The Wichita Eagle


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17 February 2018

President Claims Media Ignoring Certain Russia Facts, Evidence Notwithstanding

Greg Evans
Deadline Hollywood


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Suriname - Minister of Public Health of Suriname lauds key populations, faith leaders dialogue

Press
St. Kitts and Nevis Observer


Presidential Palace, Suriname

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While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about gun violence

A.P. Joyce
Mic


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Iowa religious liberty bill is a neon 'unwelcome' sign

Kathie Obradovich
Des Moines Register


scene in Sioux City, Iowa

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Lush launches U.S. transgender rights campaign with pink-and-blue bath melt

Olivia Petter
Independent

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Pleasantville, (Alum Bank), Pennsylvania


average transgender population: 1*
(rounded down)

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ezs note:  Now, this was interesting!  In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt picked up Pleasantville, Pennsylvania (part of Bedford County).  As a matter of fact, Teddy picked up the whole state! How 'bout that?

16 February 2018

The U.S. government says Russia infiltrated Facebook with fake users, accounts and groups supporting Donald Trump

Peter Kafka
recode

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ezs note:  Like to read?  Toward the bottom of this post is Robert Mueller's 37-page indictment of 13 Russian nationals.  I don't even think I need to tell you who they're supporting.  (Hint:  his initials are D.J.T.)

Syria - Syria allows intersex person to register new gender status for first time

Staff
The New Arab

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Harrassment guidance for employers awaits approval from White House

Lydia Wheeler
The Hill

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Oklahoma - Diversity Center open house ceremony to honor slain transgender woman

Darla Shelden
The City Sentinel

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Judge paves way for transgender teen to get hormone therapy at Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Kevin Grasha
Cincinnati.com


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