26 October 2016

USAID Announces New Policy Prohibiting Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination in All Contracts


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Spiegel Catalog Puts Trans Model On The Cover For The First Time

Dan Avery

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John Bel Edwards says he is confident he'll win LGBT lawsuit

Julia O'Donoghue
The Times-Picayune

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25 October 2016

Uruguay, Argentina ranked most LGBT-friendly Latin American countries

Michael K. Lavers
Washington Blade

Uruguay flag

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Texas businesses push back against transgender bathroom bill

Lauren McGaughy
The Dallas Morning News

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Education key for transgender acceptance, say advocates (Canada)

Rima Hamadi
CBC News

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The rest of the ticket

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So far, I have covered the top of the ticket by selecting Hillary Clinton (D) over Donald Trump
(R), Gary Johnson (L) or Jill Stein (G).  Here is the rest of the ticket.

US Senator
Richard Blumenthal (D) over Dan Carter (R), Richard Lion (L) , or Jeffery Russell (G)

US Representative
John B. Larson (D) over Matthew M. Corey (R) or S. Michael DeRosa (G)

State Senator
Beth Bye (D) over Mark Merritt (R)

State Rep. (18)
Andrew Fleischmann (D) over Rob Levine (R) 

State Rep. (19)
Chris Barnes (R) over Derek Slap (D)

In the 20th State Rep. district (Joe Verrengia-D) and the Judge of Probate (Owen Eagan-D) both are unopposed. As far as the Registrar of Voters goes, hell, flip a coin - they both get in. 

24 October 2016

First transgender soldiers seek formal Army recognition

Lolita C. Baldor
The Seattle Times

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23 October 2016

AAP National Conference: Dr. Dreyer: Keep supporting all children

Trisha Korioth
AAP Journal

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Johns Hopkins Medicine will resume transgender surgeries after 40 years

Erin Rook
LGBTQ Nation

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Curt Schilling reportedly to host conservative radio show on Breitbart network (New Zealand)


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ezs note:  Wow... The Breitbart Times... isn't that just one step next to the rag the Ku Klux Klan puts out?

But hey, you go with that, Curt.  You go.

22 October 2016

84, and living in fear: Mexican LGBTQ residents still face backlash, even after reforms

Marisa Mazria Katz

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'We Won!': Trans Girl Can Now Use Girls' Bathroom at Military School

Dawn Ennis
NBC News

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Readers share their stories after article on transgender teen

Nina Shapiro
The Seattle Times

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Redmond, Washington

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ezs note:  On we go to click on Redmond, Washington!

21 October 2016

Women, LGBT urged to fight bigotry (Philippines)

Llanesca T. Panti
The Manila Times

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4 More Things to Know About Transgender Rights in the Workplace

Marisa Rosen
Jdsupra Business Advisor

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Wisconsin voter ID may disenfranchise 1,000 transgender people

Wisconsin Gazette

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ezs note:  Especially in Wisconsin, but really anywhere, you can find out information about fighting voter suppression by clicking www.transequality.org/issues/voting-rights or www.866ourvote.org.  Thanks.

20 October 2016

Obama appeals Texas transgender bathroom case to 5th Circuit

Lauren Mcgaughy
The Dallas Morning News

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Best of Gay D.C. 2016: PEOPLE

Washington Blade

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Raped Trans Inmate Has Case Against Guards

Brandi Buchman
Courthouse News Service

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19 October 2016

Illinois judge recommends denial of transgender-access injunction

Timothy McLaughlin

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The A.C.L.U., on Transgender Students

Joshua Block
The New York Times

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Voter Suppression and the Transgender Vote

Sean McShee

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ezs note:  If you live in either a blue or red state, (click to find out) the time for you to approach city/town hall is now, not tomorrow or worse yet, on Election Day.  Don't procrastinate!  

Judge: transgender bathroom injunction is nationwide

Cindy George

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Stephen Florian resigns as University lecturer following outrage over transgender comments


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18 October 2016

Trost says he's being gagged, again (Canada)

Janice Dickson

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Transgender inmate sues DOC over denial of medical care

My Plainview

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He Said No One Would Care if He Shot Transgender Women. He Was Wrong.

Katie Zavadski
The Daily Beast

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ezs note:  Let's just hope that Mr. Thomas is sent away for a long, long, long time.  My sincere condolences to the families.

16 October 2016

TransNation Festival announces film and celebrity lineup

Steve Lee
LGBT Weekly

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Police ask for public's help in ID'ing pedestrian


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ezs note:  If you have any information about the unknown transgender woman, please call the Jessup, Maryland police at 570-489-0411.  Thanks.

Govt Called to Tackle Hate Crimes After Transgender Woman Stabbed in Tbilisi (Georgia [Eurasia])


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Air Force releases guidance on transgender airmen

Stephen Losey
Air Force Times

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15 October 2016

Transgender woman found dead in Cleveland misgendered in early reports (UK)

Meka Beresford
Pink News

Brandi Bledsoe

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ezs note:  Please, if you travel in or reside in the Cleveland area, and you have any information on Brandi Bledsoe's murder, call the Cleveland police department at 216-623-5000.

Rest in peace, Brandi...

17 People Who Kicked Down The Closet Door This Year (So Far)

The Good Men Project

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For Our Communities, HIV Is Too Important to Ignore

Brent A. Wilkes and Mary Beth Maxwell

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ezs note:  Please, if you haven't had your HIV test, or it's been some time since you've had one (one year or more) go and have one now.  You'll be glad you did!

Is It Time to Desegregate the Sexes?

Judith Shulevitz
The New York Times

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Updated: Maltese ‘patriots’ target transgender protestor with offensive remarks (Malta)

Gabriel Schembri
Malta Independent Online

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Letchworth, Hertford, UK

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ezs note:  So, are you off to Letchworth?  Well, click on down!

14 October 2016

Bristol Church Invites Transgender Pastor To Give Sermon

Hartford Courant

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Treating and Preventing HIV with Trauma-Informed Care

Laurie Saloman
Contagion Live

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Wave of Violence Targets Transsexuals in Mexico (Mexico)


Alessa Flores

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Transgender rights: France scraps sterilisation in status law (UK)


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13 October 2016

Texas Jailers Make Crude Remarks About Transgender Inmate Online

Meagan Flynn

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Iowa’s first transgender high school athlete found his truth on the track

Courtney Crowder
USA Today

Cedar Falls, Iowa

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12 October 2016

Transgender muses highlight UFO basketball league (Philippines)

Junhan B. Todino
Marianas Variety

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Providing Transgender-Inclusive Health Care

Vincenzo Carannante, Joan Feldman, Stephanie Gomes-Ganhao, and William Rob
JD Supra Business Advisor

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11 October 2016

Frontline examination of transgender

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ezs note:  This is almost an hour and a half coverage by Frontline regarding transgender children and adolescents.  See it yourself and show it to your family and friends.  Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-19bQ3b4nA