31 August 2016

Meet Keith, a Dad for Transgender Equality

Hayley Miller
HRC


Winterville, North Carolina

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please press:  http://www.hrc.org

Transgender WNY woman says gender affirming surgery saved her life

Angela Christoforos
WIVB.com


Yeah, it's in Buffalo (oh, stop groaning!)

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Sketchy Pharmacies Are Selling Hormones to Transgender People

Gillian Branstetter
The Atlantic


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ezs note:  You can contact your congressperson by looking at www.house.gov and urge them to make necessary medications such as Depo-testosterone, Estradiol, and Spironlactone become covered. If you are uncertain who your congressperson is, enter your ZIP code.

29 August 2016

School asks high court to hear transgender bathroom case

Alanna Durkin Richer
San Francisco Chronicle


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28 August 2016

27 August 2016

This transgender man is about to enlist in the Army. Here's his story

Iacopo Luzi
Military Times


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The uncomfortably strong case against Obama’s transgender protections

Editorial Board
The Charlotte Observer


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Louise Palanker: Transgender Transitions, Sharing Room with Mom, Quitting Sports

Louise Palanker
Noozhawk


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Spelman College Pondering Enrolling Transgender Students

Zenitha Prince Senior
AFRO


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Federal Judge Curbs Enforcement of North Carolina Transgender Access Law

Alan Blinder
The New York Times


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Dumbarton, West Dumbartonshire, UK


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25 August 2016

Americans Are Embracing Transgender Rights

Andrew McGill
The Atlantic

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Transgender Ken doll cake sparks outrage. Supporters tell critics to eat it.

Lindsey Bever
The Washington Post


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ezs note:  Uhhhh...eek?

24 August 2016

More Attacks on Transgender Rights

Editorial Board
The New York Times


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23 August 2016

Kelly Osbourne, Zackary Drucker unite for transgender film festival

Tre'vell Anderson
Los Angeles Times


Kelly Osbourne

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please press:  http://www.latimes.com

22 August 2016

Transgender inmates wage slow battle for necessary medical care in prison

Teresa Welsh
McClatchyDC


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Evangelical college presidents ask Haley to oppose transgender directive

Deanna Pan
The Post and Courier


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Texas Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction Blocking Trans-Friendly School Guidelines

Mark Joseph Stern
Slate


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21 August 2016

PATTAYA: Two Teens Charged with Murder after Transgender Woman Found Dead Under Couples Hotel Room Bed (Thailand)

Chaiyot Pupattanapong
Chiangrai Times


Pattaya, Thailand

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PICS: Mokgadi Caster Semenya, our golden girl!

Ashfak Mohamed
IOL


Caster Semenya

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ezs note:  Great job, Caster!!!

Hande Kader: Outcry in Turkey over transgender woman's murder (UK)

Press
BBC


Hande Kader

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ezs note:  We remember you, Hande...

20 August 2016

Clearwater, Florida


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18 August 2016

West Hartford Police Adopt LGBT Policy

Mikaela Porter
Hartford Courant


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ezs note:  Yay!  It's in my town, guys!

09 August 2016

Witness says suspect Henry Gleaves shot and killed transgender prostitute

Lawrence Smith
WDRB.com


Henry Gleaves

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Hijras threaten stir if Centre fails to amend Transgenders Bill (India)

Press
The Siasat Daily


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Poll: Young Americans overwhelmingly favor LGBT rights

Press
Chicago Tribune

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Suspect identified in shooting that left transgender Moss Point woman in ICU

Tyler Carter
gulflive.com


Charles Ray Lofton

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ezs note:  Especially if you live in the Gulf Coast area of Mississippi, and you see Charles Ray Lofton, do not approach him.  Rather, let the police do their job.  You can reach them at the Moss Point police department at 228-475-1711 or at Crimestoppers at 1-877-787-5898.

Nike airs first commercial featuring a transgender athlete during Olympics

Nicole Bitette
(New York) Daily News


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02 August 2016

The story of a five-year-old Icelandic transgender girl (Iceland)

Press
Iceland Monitor


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Former Oregon Inmate Featured in Documentary on Transgender Prisoners

Press
KEZI.com


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Yarmouth transgender teen launches petition in support of gender anti-discrimination bill (Canada)

Tina Comeau
Shelburne County Coast Guard


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Cleveland family thinks transgender woman was killed because of gender identity

Cory Shaffer
cleveland.com


Skye Mockabee

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ezs note:  If you have any information about who killed Skye Mockabee, please call the Cleveland police immediately! The phone number is 216-623-5000, or the fax number is 216-623-5584.  Thanks.

Rest in peace, Skye... 


'Transgender people are neglected in Sweden' (Sweden)

Press
thelocal.se


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