Showing posts with label rights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label rights. Show all posts

16 January 2018

14 January 2018

Taiwan - Group releases report on LGBTI rights policies in Taiwan

Christie Chen
Focus Taiwan


Taipei, Taiwan

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please press:  focustaiwan.tw

01 December 2017

Flap over Montgomery County resolution reflects transgender rights debate

Mike Snyder
Houston Chronicle


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please press:  www.houstonchronicle.com 

26 November 2017

UK transgender rights row intensifies as book fair is cancelled (UK)

Ben Quinn, Dulcie Lee
The Guardian


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please press:  www.theguardian.com

11 November 2017

Roy Moore: 'The Transgenders Don’t Have Rights'

David Badash
National Civil Rights Movement


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31 October 2017

Out for votes: Battle over rights inspires more U.S. transgender candidates

Letitia Stein
Reuters


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please press:  www.reuters.com

ezs note:  Whether or not you are lucky enough to vote for one of the transgender candidates, you are lucky enough to make your voice heard - if you are registered.  If you live in one of the states where you still can, please do so immediately. Election Day is Tuesday, November 7. 

03 September 2017

Government drops plan to protect transgender labour rights (India)

Somesh Jha
The Hindu


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please press:  www.thehindu.com

08 July 2017

Fighting for L.G.B.T. Rights in Retirement Communities

Tammy La Gorce
The New York Times


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please press:  https://www.nytimes.com

03 April 2017

ACLU takes legal action to defend rights of transgender students in Pennsylvania

Steve Lee
LGBT Weekly


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please press:  http://lgbtweekly.com

ezs note:  To help the ACLU in its efforts to maintain civil rights and liberties, you can find out here

10 March 2017

Transgender Rights Activists Demand Answers After Sen. Lucio's SB6 Support

Derick Garcia
RGVproud


Eddie Lucio Jr. (NOT Eddie Lucio lll (his son))

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please press: http://www.rgvproud.com 

09 March 2017

18 February 2017

28 January 2017

Betsy DeVos, a Friend of L.G.B.T. Rights? Past Colleagues Say Yes

Jeremy W. Peters
The New York Times


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please press:  https://www.nytimes.com

ezs note: An alternative, more positive stance that shows Betsy DeVos's stance on LGBT rights - though I would like to know how she stands specifically on transgender rights. It seems unclear here.

15 January 2017

Infographics: How different countries feel about transgender rights (Nepal)

Press
My RepĆ¹blica


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ezs note:  Well, it's no wonder we have problems with Spain.  If we were like them, we would have to be, y'know, all nice 'n shit.  We can't have that.


16 December 2016

Documents confirm Republicans will try to overturn Obama’s LGBT rights protections (UK)

Nick Duffy
Pink News


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please press:  https://www.pinknews.co.uk

ezs note:  Especially if your representative is a Republican, please go to house.gov and urge that transgender rights are fully maintained.  If you are uncertain who your representative is, go to the upper right corner and enter your ZIP code.

26 November 2016

Simon: ACLU prepared to stand up for your rights

Howard L. Simon
Tallahassee Democrat


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ezs note:  Join the fight! Join the ACLU! 

04 November 2016