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

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ND unlikely to extend anti-discrimination protection to gays

James Macpherson

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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

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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

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For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy Answers

Emily Reddy

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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


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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

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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

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23 June 2015

HIV-Positive Transgender Women Going Without Medications, Basic Needs

Jacqueline Gray

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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

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

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)


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Transphobic signs on Burnside road anger transgender woman (Canada)

CBC News

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Transgender in Tennessee: LaSaia Wade's story

Jessica Bliss
The Tennessean

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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

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

Mike Plaisance

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Chicago's Henry Gerber House designated National Historic Landmark

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

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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

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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

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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)

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


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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

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