30 April 2015

Facebook’s new suicide prevention feature can help you save lives

Jose Alvarez
Digital Trends


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ezs note:  If Facebook has provided with another lifeline, fer gosh sake, USE IT!!

Local mother accuses Edmonton Catholic School Board of discrimination (Canada)

Lisa Wolansky
Global News

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STEM Jobs are More Trans Friendly than They Once Were, But There’s Still Work to Be Done

Courtney Hilden
The Mary Sue

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The Way This Transgender Man Thanked His Mom for Accepting Him Is Everything

Lane Moore

Cosmopolitan


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EEOC settles first transgender discrimination suit

Sharon M. Bauman and others
Lexology

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29 April 2015

How to aid LGBTI people in earthquake-devastated Nepal

Colin Stewart
Erasing 76 Crimes

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ezs note:  Please help our friends in Nepal!  You can donate to the Blue Diamond Society, Doctors Without Borders, American Red Cross (US), or International Red Cross/Red Crescent (other countries).  Thank you!

University of Delhi welcomes Third Gender (India)

Nandini D. Tripathy
Asian Age

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Cyndi Lauper Pushes Congress to Protect Homeless Teens, Especially L.G.B.T Youth

Emmarie Huetteman
The New York Times


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Norm Pattis: Jenner Interview Does Little to Advance Transgender Rights

Norm Pattis
Connecticut Law Tribune

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ezs note:  I know I've said this before, but Mr. Pattis' views are his own, not those of Emily's Virtual Rocket.  Thanks.

28 April 2015

TRANSGENDER GAME DEVELOPER COMMITS SUICIDE AFTER ENDURING PERSISTENT CYBERBULLYING

Anthony Costello
Towleroad


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ezs note:  You do have a friend!  Call the number above!

Hannah Wilson 'always made people laugh,' mom says

Vic Ryckaert

IndyStar



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ezs note:  Fortunately, a suspect has been apprehended.  Rest in peace, Hannah.

Star Trek Actress Alice Eve Criticised For Suggesting Bruce Jenner Is ‘Playing At Being A Woman’ (UK)




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LGBT activists hope city's progressive stand can inspire SCOTUS

IVAN PEREIRA
AM New York


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Arkansas's Transgender Healthcare Needs Focus Of Research

JACOB KAUFFMAN

UALR Public radio



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27 April 2015

Challenges for LGBT Retirees

Claire Emory
insurancenewsnet.com


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Time to Add LGBT Education Into the Classroom

Anthony Nicodemo
The Huffington Post


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1951 - "EX-GI BECOMES BLONDE BEAUTY"

Chris Wild
Mashable


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SHOUT-OUT TO COURAGE (India)

Press
Ahmedabad Mirror

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Two transgender women talk about transition, stigma

Melissa Swan

WHAS11


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26 April 2015

12 candidates sign up for ‘Queen of the World’ gay pageant (Mariana Islands)

Junhan B. Todiño
Marianas Variety
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RI congressman, others introduce resolution to protect LGBT people from discrimination

Amy Anthony
Daily Reporter

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Gay rights activist Judy Shepard tells Akron audience that ‘acceptance isn’t quite there yet’

Rick Armon 
ohio.com


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Costs to New York State for transgender discrimination (a guest post by Kelly Metzgar)

Byrgen Finkelman
timesunion,com

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Orthodox rabbis join the conversation on LGBTQ inclusion

Gabe Friedman
JTA

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25 April 2015

5 things to know about transgender Americans

Press
Atlanta Daily World

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Nearly 200 Texas Companies Join for LGBT Equality

Tony Kerns
NewsTalk 1290

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House approves transgender student bathroom restrictions

Press
ctpost.com


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West Des Moines Catholic school students' request for gay-straight alliance approved

Staff
The Republic

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Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender

Cavan Sieczkowski

The Huffington Post

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Moscow, Russia

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23 April 2015

Crookston man jailed, threatened to kill transgender woman

Press
WDAZ

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ezs note:  I know you're a bit afraid, but please, help put this vermin where he belongs - IN JAIL!!  You can do it!!

Former athletes speak to challenges, triumphs of LGBTQ inclusion (Canada)

Lauren Larose
TSN






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Here’s what most people get wrong about the transgender community


CORINNE SEGAL  AND ERIC KRUPKE  
PBs

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'Striking' increase in Americans who know trans people

Press
Windy City Times

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Transgender inmate's attorneys oppose delay in surgery

Press
Watertown Public Opinion

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22 April 2015

Congressman Mike Honda Speaks Out on Transgender 8-Year-Old Granddaughter (Video)

Matt Donnelly
The Wrap

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Mikki Nicholson: Transgender Scrabble champion killed herself by stepping in front of train after succumbing to vile taunts (UK)

Jeremy Armstrong
Mirror


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ezs note:  I don't care if you are a multizillionare or just scraping two pennies together - if you are transgender and feeling desperate, there's help out there!

Will Italian Court Decision Pave Way for Marriage Equality?

THOM SENZEE

The Huffington post


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Making Sense

Staff
The Source Weekly

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Transgender Teen Settles With State Over License Photo

MEG KINNARD

ABC


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21 April 2015

Transgender candidate ready to run for Midvale City Council


Glen Mills
good4utah.com

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ezs note:  Perhaps you've wondered why someone else shouldn't run for town or city council.  Well... why not YOU??

Finding LGBT-competent doctors may be difficult

ANDREW M. SEAMAN
Reuters

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What Care Do Prisons Owe Transgender Inmates?

BETH SCHWARTZAPFEL
The Marshall Project

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Dr. Jill Biden to Keynote 28th Annual HRC Atlanta Gala Dinner

Staff
HRC

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20 April 2015

Universalist Fellowship hosts speaker with transgender experience

Staff
Sequim Gazette

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Anti-LGBT Petition In Houston Found To Have Fake, Forged Names

Joe Ehrman-Dupre

newnownext

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Anti-gay protest backfires at Howard University

Rachel Kersey

New Pittsburgh Courier


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Transgender Georgia inmate testifies: ‘It’s something I was born into’

Patrick Saunders
Georgia Voice

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Talking transgender rights, experience

Chad Maxwell
The University News

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19 April 2015

Being trans is about more than just genitals (Canada)

Rosemary Westwood
metronews.ca


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