29 June 2015

Feds Set New Policies for LGBT Detainees


Julián Aguilar



The Texas Tribune


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Watch: How you can be a better ally to trans people (UK)

Megan Boyanton
Pink News

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Gay Army General Reflects on Supreme Court's Historic Ruling

Bryant Jordan
military.com

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ND unlikely to extend anti-discrimination protection to gays

James Macpherson
SFGate



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ezs note:  Residents of North Dakota - if you share the same residence as one of the state legislators listed above, give 'em a piece of your mind!  If they seem particularly snotty, well, you can run...

John Oliver blasts some of the most harmful myths about transgender people

German Lopez
Vox

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28 June 2015

Mrs. & Mrs.

Annie Garau
Indiana Daily Student

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Watching Pride as a Former Evangelical

Brea Tremblay
The Daily Beast

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Istanbul Police Use Water Cannon, Rubber Bullets and Tear Gas on LGBT Marchers

Ashley Fantz, Gul Tuysuz and Arwa Damon
FOX2

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For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers

Emily Reddy
KUNC

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54 Black LGBT Personalities Express Their Sentiments Over Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Passing

Waddie G.
The G-list

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27 June 2015

Gay rights advocates set to take on bias in jobs, housing

Erik Eckholm
The Boston Globe

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Walkertown, North Carolina

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Like to do a little light reading?

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ezs note:  For most of you, yesterday's decision was a happy one, but one which you needn't pore over the minutiae. Life's happy, so why bother?  But for geeks and geekettes like me, it is worth it.  And, really, you should give it a good read, both majority opinion and dissent.  This is our Magna Carta.  This is our Declaration of Independence. This is our Gettysburg Address. This is our Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Read it, and read it with pride.

26 June 2015

ALL 50 STATES!!! HOORAY!!!

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ezs note:  Think about that.  Every lesbian.  Every gay.  Every bisexual. Every transgender.

We are all equal now!!!

And there is nothing that dingbat Scalia can do about it now!!!

Thank you, friends.


25 June 2015

Continuance granted in murder case against man accused in transgender woman's death

Ashley Slayton
KPLC

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Bangkok University introduces gender-inclusive uniform policy

Tanaz Ahmed
USA Today

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Augusta Pride Charts Progress, Growth

Renetta DuBose
WJBF.com

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24 June 2015

23 June 2015

HIV-Positive Transgender Women Going Without Medications, Basic Needs

Jacqueline Gray
MD

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ezs note:  Pleeease... get tested, and, if positive, take your medication regularly.  And eat three nutritious meals daily. Even though we've never met, I care about you!

Transgender troops attending White House LGBT Pride event

Press
Air Force Times Flightlines

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Caroline 'Tula' Cossey, Who Became Playboy's First Transgender Model, Looks Back

Curtis M. Wong
The Huffington Post

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20 June 2015

Kerala to host seminar on "Gender and Literature" (India)

Dr. Lalit Kishore
Merinews


Human Rights Commission Names Senior Scholarship Winners

Kathy Welsh

Hudson Valley News Network

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Thousands take part in Latvian gay pride event (Canada)

Press
CP24


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Transphobic signs on Burnside road anger transgender woman (Canada)

Press
CBC News

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Transgender in Tennessee: LaSaia Wade's story

Jessica Bliss
The Tennessean

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Why...

Charleston, South Carolina
Emanuel AME Church

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ezs note:  Rest in peace, brothers and sisters...

Pinellas Park, Florida

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19 June 2015

GLAAD Activists Hear War Stories From LGBT Troops on Southern Tour

Dawn Ennis
Advocate

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Holyoke City Hall getting rainbow flag for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month

Mike Plaisance
MassLive

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Chicago's Henry Gerber House designated National Historic Landmark

Press
Windy City Times

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Lawmakers Push to End Military Transgender Ban


The New York Times


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Meningitis outbreak in Chicago spurs vaccinations

Dawn Rhodes
Chicago Tribune

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ezs note:  Be safe!  If you are sexually active, have your vaccination today!


18 June 2015

Raising Awareness on Transgender Issues in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Aline Barros
mymcmedia

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Should the U.S. Census expand gender options beyond 'male' and 'female'?

Carol Christian
Houston Chronicle

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Artist Uses Gay Men’s Blood to Protest a Discriminatory FDA Policy

Rafi Schwartz
Good

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Access Pollywood: Rally for the Kids

Anika Reed
Washington Life Magazine

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Campbell Ewald wins $150 million California health care exchange account

Bill Shea
Crain's

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17 June 2015

Gay Subject of Bold Documentary Warns of Ongoing Rights Violations in Myanmar

Khet Mar / translated by Joshua Lipes
Radio Free Asia

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Ruby Rose explains being ‘gender fluid’ (Australia)

Press
Daily Life

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16 June 2015

Children’s rights group seeks law changes on gender choice (Ireland)

Fiachra Ó Cionnaith
Irish Examiner


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Would a President Graham lift the transgender military ban?




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Mike Huckabee dumped by Jewish group because of his transphobic comments

Greg Hernandez
Gay Star News

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Suspect charged with attempted murder after subway shove

Press
ABC13

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ezs note:  Another vermin caught!  Thank you, New York City!

World Channel readies “Self-Made Man,” “Before You Know It” (Canada)

Daniele Alcinii
realscreen


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