28 May 2017

27 May 2017

Kick Donald Trump’s circus out of town

Michael Winship

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Muslim drag queen Asifa Lahore comes out as transgender

James Besanville
Gay Star News

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Man, 22, indicted in shootings of 2 transgender women, one of whom died

Carol Robinson

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Patrick, Straus Deadlocked Over 'Bathroom Bill'


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Republican says state will balance budget by cutting transgender care

Alex Bollinger
LGBTQ Nation

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Huntersville, North Carolina

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ezs note:  Well, you wanna see the South?  One good place to look is Huntersville, North Carolina!  Click on down!

26 May 2017

Donald Trump Russia investigation: A timeline (UK)

Dominique Heckels
ITV News

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Legislature endangers all Texas children with ‘bathroom bill’ myopia

Editorial Board
my Statesman

Backwards?  Nah... just really, really stupid.

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Is David Duchovny's Twin Peaks Role Good for Trans Representation?

Daniel Reynolds

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Anna Wiles
Legal Solutions Blog

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Bill Would Ease Gender-ID Change for Transgender Citizens

US News & World Report

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25 May 2017

Donald Trump Calls Germans 'Very Bad,' Vows To 'Stop' German Car Sales In U.S.: Reports

David Tracy

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Transgender woman to run against NC Congressman George Holding

Colin Campbell
The News & Observer

NC-2 (North Carolina)

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‘Transparent’ Creator Jill Soloway Comes Out As Trans And Genderqueer

Phoebe Maltz Bovy
The Forward

Jill Soloway

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Tennis has turned life around for transgender player

Jim Buzinski

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New legal gender recognition legislation approved by Belgium (Europe)


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24 May 2017

Theresa May to demand answers from Donald Trump after US officials leaked photos from Manchester terror attack (UK)

Tom Newton Dunn
The Sun

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ezs note: Gawd, I'm sorry, Ms. Rudd.  (Trump is such an asshole... again... and again... and again...)

Michigan's transgender community faces poverty, bias, study shows

Detroit Free Press

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Four facts reporters should include in stories about Texas’ pending attack on the transgender community

Rachel Percelay
Media Matters for America

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Transgender teens want a safe place to just ‘BE’

Aaron Randle
News Chief

St. Louis, MO

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A Landmark Victory for Trans Rights—Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

Kevin Barry and Jennifer Levi

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please press:  http://www.slate.com

23 May 2017

Job Fair!

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ezs note:  This is a new feature for a transgender seeking new/better employment as a tool for better economic security.  A few tips: 1)  Dress professionally. If you need some pointers, Google here.  2)  Speak professionally.  Needless to say, no gum-chewing.  No matter how many butterflies you may have, speak and act confidently.  Need to speak proper English?  Google here .  3)  Do your freakin' homework.  Nothing is worse than going from a bad situation to an absolutely horrible one.  That goes double if you are transgender. Anyone can put 'LGBTs welcome' on a business card, but it's up to YOU to check it out.  If you can, talk to a few employees.  Check it out on Wikipedia.  If you are considering a mid to major corporation, see the HRC Corporate Equality Index.  

note: This is a random sampling of job fairs throughout US/Canada. To see more, type 'job fairs' under News.

Town/City: Rochester, NY
Location: 30 Church Street (City Hall)
Date:  May 31
Time(s): 3:00 - 6:00 pm

note:  must have driver's licence, insurance, and registration

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

Trump Budget Based on $2 Trillion Math Error [Updated]

Jonathan Chait
New York

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Transgender woman describes escape from harrowing violence in Chechnya

Erin Rook
LGBTQ Nation

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Sophie Labelle, Transgender Cartoonist, Has Comic Book Launch Cancelled After Threats (Canada)

Jessica Chin
Huffpost Canada

See, we must silence Sophie Labelle...

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Surgeons report nearly 20 percent increase in number of transgender surgeries

Dawn Ennis
LGBTQ Nation

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‘Pure Desperation’: Trans Woman Defends Man Who Botched ‘Back-Alley Surgery’

Mary Emily O'Hara
NBC News

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ezs note:  Damn... I really don't make light of these charlatans... on the other hand, I really do... but there are ways you can look into without resorting to these quacks, charlatans, idiots, buffoons, assholes... you get the picture.

Manchester, UK - in memoriam

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22 May 2017

Who was really the most unfairly treated president? Spoiler: It’s not Donald Trump

Alan Lichtman

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Jersey City LGBT activist announces City Council run

J. L. Gaynor
Out In Jersey

   Jersey City council

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Hate crimes in the city are on the rise compared to last year

Tina Moore
New York Post

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Texas to pass bill banning transgender students from choosing bathrooms

Tom Dart
The Guardian

Hey Stars - have you ever been thinking about 
moving away from those assholes in Texas?
(hint:  think northeast, 41° 45′ 45″ N72° 40′ 27″ W)

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How my Christian faith led me to love my daughter's transgender classmate

Yvette LaCroix
Dallas News

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21 May 2017

Psychologists say calling Donald Trump a kid is an insult to kids

Emily Shugerman

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Will go home as an officer: Transgender (India)

The Times of India

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Transgender election candidate on finding himself, being abused on the Metro and making history (UK)

Mike Kelly

Durham, UK

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Transgender voters being blocked from registering

Alex Bollinger
LGBTQ Nation

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ezs note:  UK voters - you might find some help by clicking http://www.parliament.uk/get-involved/elections/register/. Good luck.

Services required to report plans to accept new transgender troops

Tom Vanden Brook
USA Today

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20 May 2017

Donald Trump ‘belongs in an institution’ says fired FBI director’s father (Australia)

Ian Horswill

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Alaska lawmakers deny transgender man for human- rights post

Becky Bohrer
The Seattle Times

Alaska State Senator John Coghill (R-North Pole)

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North Karelia Pride fights transgender sterilisation law (Finland)


Joensuu, Finland

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Homeless man charged with beating transgender victim to death

Shayna Jacobs
Daily News

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ezs note:  Joseph Griffin was CAPTURED.  Rest in peace, Brenda...

Why A Lot of Americans Don't Want To Befriend a Transgender Person

Samantha Allen
The Daily Beast

international symbol for those who
reject transgender people

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Nishio, Aichi, Japan

tea grown at Nishio

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ezs note:  Well, how'd you like to meet at the other end of the earth?  Well, just click on Nishio, Aichi, Japan! While we're there, we'll have a lovely cup of tea!

19 May 2017

Recapping a stunningly bad two weeks for the Trump White House

Philip Bump
The Washington Post

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Transgender cartoonist faces vicious online attack, death threats (Canada)

Tonda MacCharles

Sophie LaBelle's cartoon

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

Searching for Jackie Shane, R&B’s lost transgender superstar (Canada)

Elio Iannacci
The Globe and Mail

Jackie Shane (1963?)

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Pakistan's first transgender lecturer (India)

Deccan Chronicle

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Japanese Transgender Politician Is Showing ‘I Exist Here’

Mokoto Rich
The New York Times

Tomoya Hosoda

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