26 January 2015

Queer Life through the Cinema Lens: Top 10 Movies Any Queer Person Should Know

Connor Norton
Mace & Crown

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Obama: The Lame Duck is Soaring Like an Eagle

Wayne Besen
Falls Church News-Press

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25 January 2015

‘Born a woman, but always been a man’ (Malaysia)

The Rakyat Post

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Army general says he is planning to come out: 'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia' (UK)

The independent

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Battling infection: AIDS patients urged to register for treatment (Pakistan)

Tariq Ismaeel
The Express Tribune

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ezs note: If you haven't been tested yet -- get tested now!!

UKIP General Secretary: If you love shemales, come to the UK (UK)

The Pink News

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ezs note:  Oh, joy.  If you live in the UK, the next time voting comes around, vote AGAINST the UKIP candidate.  I don't care if it's Labour or Conservative -- it's the one area where both parties find the UKIP equally reprehensible.

Transgender man has private audience with Pope Francis

Michael K. Lavers
The Blade

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24 January 2015

Transgender teen’s death stirs action in US and beyond

Dan Sewell
The Boston Globe

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ezs note:   Despite what you may think at times, you do have a friend!  Please contact these people:

The Trevor Project: www.thetrevorproject.org
Trans LifeLine: www.translifeline.org
Family Acceptance Project: http://familyproject.sfsu.edu
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Vanta, Finland

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21 January 2015

Somerset teenager launches leaflet to help foster parents support LGBT young people (UK)

Somerset County Gazette

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NC Democratic Party candidate calls transgender opponent ‘a man’

Colin Campbell 

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Metairie man arrested for abducting, robbing transgender person in the French quarter

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Bayou Buzz

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Transgender cop files lawsuit against Connecticut city, police agency that fired her

Daily News

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Why It’s a Big Deal That Obama Said ‘Transgender’


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ezs note:  Thank you, President Obama!!!

19 January 2015

‘Buffy’ Star Anthony Head Reached Out To A Trans* Teen In The Sweetest Way Possible

Crystal Bell
MTV News

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The UK is planning to open its first school for gay and lesbian students (UK)

Andrea Crossan

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City Council committee wants gay-straight alliance bill changed (Canada)

Gordon Kent
Edmonton Journal

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China's transgender sex workers 'marginalized and vulnerable'


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Jewish Bookfest presents acclaimed writer on trans issues

Moultrie News

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Martin Luther King Jr. day

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17 January 2015

Activists to open health centre in former Fredericton Morgentaler Clinic - (full-timew) (Canada)

David Jackman
Full-Time Whistle

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UN SG commemorates Salvadoran peace accords, urges commitment to human rights

Julie Deisher-Edwards
The Jurist

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Armistead Maupin Makes Return to the Bay Area

Dani Burlison

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Penn State Hershey physician to serve as Pennsylvania's physician general

Megan Manlove
Penn State News

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Churchgoers erect shelter in East Greenwich to draw attention to the homeless

WATCH: Glee's Coach Beiste Comes Out as a Trans Man



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Obregon, Sonora, Mexico

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16 January 2015

Kentucky state senator proposes $2,500 bounty on each trans kid caught in ‘wrong’ bathroom

Raw Story

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In Defense of Keeping Queer “Safe Spaces” Queer

Marissa Higgins

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IGLTA Partners With World Travel Market Africa

Travel Pulse

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WATCH: Janet Mock Sounds Off on InTouch's Bruce Jenner Cover



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Supreme Court to Decide Whether Gays Nationwide Can Marry


The New York Times 

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ezs note:
This could be it, folks!!!

15 January 2015

New group to fight discrimination of Wyoming gays in workplace

Laura Hancock
Casper Star-Tribune

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Devastating Twist in Powerful Anti-Bullying PSA


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Former Orthodox educator builds life as woman in Jerusalem


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Enough lists: 2015 is another good year to read books by women (Australia)

Natalie Kon-yu

The Conversation

Leelah Alcorn suicide: Parents 'stopped best friend from attending transgender teenager's funeral' (UK)

The independent

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14 January 2015

Transgender inmate allegedly beaten by guards to get $80,000

Gary Craig

Democrat & Chronicle

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WATCH: Young transpeople in local TEDx talk (Australia)

same same

Protests at Colorado church over handling of gay woman's funeral


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St. Paul schools working on 'gender inclusion' policy


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Agenda to improve sexual health of people in Pacific (New Zealand)


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13 January 2015

Keaveny is optimistic that the Missouri Nondiscrimination Act will pass

The Missouri Times

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Gay youth advocate first Kiwi to earn Queen's new honour (New Zealand)

The Dominion Post

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LGBT remark: Goa leader does U-turn, CM calls him ignorant (India)

Pune Mirror

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Family: Lakewood church refuses funeral service because woman was gay

Jesse Paul
The Denver Post

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Michael Sam, NFL’s First Openly-Gay Player, to be Honored at HRC’s Conference

Human Rights Campaign

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