25 April 2017

Kidnapping, Torture, Murder: Refugees Speak of Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge

Mary Emily O'Hara and Daniel Medina
NBC News

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24 April 2017

Do you have EVIDENCE on Trump and/or friends?

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ezs note:  Okay - I know it's a long shot - really long - but if you have solid - rock solid - couldn't-cut-it-with-a-diamond solid evidence, then you should look over SecureDrop.    Do not contact me.  This is between you and SecureDrop - no one else.

Donald Trump may be willing to shut down the government over his wall with Mexico

Andrew Buncombe
The Independent

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Transgender woman denied food at soup kitchen because she was wearing a dress

Dawn Ennis
LGBTQ Nation

Can ANYONE in Sioux Falls help the needy without
acting like these sanctimonious jerks?

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Victory Fund endorses Danica Roem for Virginia House of Delegates

John Riley
Metro Weekly

Danica Roem

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Report: Nearly all 50 states are failing transgender, gender-expansive and gender-nonconforming youth

Steve Lee
LGBT Weekly

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Transgender inmate hopes to make history with transfer to women's prison (Canada)

Kathleen Harris
CBC News

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23 April 2017

For Indians, Donald Trump's America is a land of lost opportunity (Singapore)

Straits Times

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What is it about transgender people that scares the crap out of straight men?

David Cary Hart
The Slowly Boiled Frog

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NIU staff member honored for promoting LGBTQ acceptance

Stephanie Markham
Daily Chronicle

Northern Illinois University

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Transgender Offutt airman – finally 'able to live as my true self' – finds support, acceptance during transition

Steve Liewer
The World-Herald

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'I'm transgender': India grapples with prejudices left over from British rule (UK)

Michael Safi
The Guardian

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22 April 2017

'UNFIT LEADER' Donald Trump shows signs of ‘serious mental illness’ claim psychiatrists as group start petition for his removal (UK)

Brittany Vonow
The Sun

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Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

Madeline Patrick
Normangee Star


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ezs note:  Goodbye, Mr. Artiles.  We won't miss you.

Bloomfield School District schedules Transgender Symposium

Owen Proctor

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Transgender man addresses March for Science

Bradford Richardson
The Washington Times

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Miami-Dade detectives investigate transgender woman's murder

Andrea Torres
10 News

Chayviss "Chay" Darice Reed

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ezs note:  Please, if you live or work in the Miami-Dade area, and you have any information about the murder of Chayviss "Chay" Darice Reed, please contact the police at 305-471-8477.  Thanks.

Bergenfield, New Jersey

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ezs note:  So, now we move on to Bergenfield, New Jersey!  Just click, click, click!

21 April 2017

John Cleese calls Donald Trump supporters 'the stupidest people' (UK)


I'm with stupid.  (hint: he's on the right)

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The 'deal breaker' that led Caitlyn Jenner to not play golf with Donald Trump

Greg Hernandez
Gay Star News

Caitlyn Jenner

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ezs note: You can see an hourlong interview with Caitlyn Jenner at 10 pm ET on ABC.

First 100 Days: Trump’s troubled record on transgender issues

Dawn Ennis
LGBTQ Nation

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This Transgender Army Veteran Won’t be Silenced Under Trump

Brian McBride

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ezs note:  Once again, I urge you to stop Mark Green from becoming Army secretary by urging your Senators to vote NO.  You can find this information out by clicking www.senate.gov.

Petitions to be circulated on transgender bathroom use


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ezs note:  South Dakotans - if you find yourself pissed off about this whole deal, remember, YOU can do something about it.  Write a letter to the editor.  Appear on cable TV.  Knock on the door of your friends and neighbors, to let them know that the term 'transgender' isn't someone in some far-off place - you're their friend.

20 April 2017

President Trump's Latest Flip-Flop: Iran

Massimo Calabresi

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MPAA Slaps Trans Movie “3 Generations” With R Rating, Despite No Sex Or Violence

Dan Avery

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Companies come out in support of LGBT community (India)

Ratna Bushan and Prachi Verma
The Economic Times

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Trump Pick For Army Secretary Says He Opposes Transgender Equality Because He Must ‘Crush Evil’

Amanda Terkel
The Huffington Post

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ezs note:  Please get this dumbass out of the Army Secretary's job.  You can get both Senators (remember, there are two per state) phone numbers at www.senate.gov.  

Transgender Job Fair Returns to MetroHealth This Weekend to Counter Ongoing Employment Discrimination

Eric Sandy
Scene & Heard

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19 April 2017

Donald Trump goes gunning for Canada's Laughing Cow (Canada)

Mark Bonokowski
Toronto Sun

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Gay Men Sent to 'Concentration Camps' in Chechnya

Michael K. Lavers

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Transgenders seek welfare board (India)

The Hans India

art in Tirupati (artist unknown)

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Texas House's top Democrat urges NFL, NBA to speak out against bathroom bills

Lauren McGaughy
Dallas News

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Michigan school's bathroom policy stigmatizes transgender students, ACLU argues

Monica Scott

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18 April 2017

Donald Trump Has a Conflict of Interest in Turkey. Just Ask Donald Trump.

Ashley Dejean
Mother Jones

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'Able to be who he is': Transgender 11-year-old from P.E.I. shares story (Canada)


Prince Edward Island National Park

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#BeInTheKnow: National Transgender HIV Testing Day 2017

Noël Gordon
The Body

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ezs note:  Today - more than any other day - is YOUR best day to be tested.  C'mon, it only takes a few, and you'll leave with the satisfaction of knowing how to plan your life knowledgeably.

Person of interest sought by NOPD in transgender woman killing

Brian Richard

Leonard Ward

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ezs note: If you live in New Orleans or the surrounding area, and you see Leonard Ward, please call the NOPD Homicide Detective Joseph Jefferson at 504-658-5300.  Thanks.

A Landmark Decision for Transgender Rights in Europe

The New York Times

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17 April 2017

You Should Probably Stop Sharing That Donald Trump And Jesus Post

Jane Lyvynenko

For the love of money is the root of all evil.
Unless you're The Donald.  Then you're cool. - JC

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Saudi Arabia urged to probe death of transgender woman


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NY Times Rips Trump Over LGBT ‘Fallacy': He Is No ‘Champion’ of Gay, Transgender People

Brian Flood
The Wrap

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ezs note:  It's nice to think that Jared and Ivanka can persuade Donald to better rights for LGBTQ+ folks.  It's also nice to think that the sky will rain gumdrops tomorrow. C'mon, NYT - there's optimism, but then there's foolishness - and I suspect you've chosen the latter.

Former racing car driver becomes first openly transgender ballet dancer to pass Royal Academy of Dance exam (Ireland)

Shehab Khan and Helen Hoddinott
The Irish Times

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Transgender Texan students under attack: Texas youth speak out (VIDEO)

Steve Lee
LGBT Weekly

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16 April 2017

Trump’s Easter Rant About ‘Paid’ Tax Protesters: ‘Election Is Over!’

Itay Hod
The Wrap

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Health dept wants HIV screening in Galera (Philippines)

Macon Ramos-Araneta

rock formation off Galera

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Opinion: ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in the Black Church

George M. Johnson
NBC News

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A Play About a Transgender Woman Just Won Texas’ High School Theatre Competition

Daniel Villareal
Unicorn Booty

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Transgender: Allow Us To Be Us

Dusty Rader
Hartford Courant

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To all my Christian friends, Happy Easter!

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15 April 2017

Queen Elizabeth’s carriage is too dangerous for Trump to travel in (Australia)


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