30 November 2017

‘I’m just waiting for a call from the White House with an apology.’ Britain’s ‘wrong’ Theresa May speaks out.

Jennifer Hassan
The Washington Post

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ezs note:  If you are planning on being around Washington DC on December 7, perhaps you'd like to try this.

LGBT people, one of Albania’s most victimized in access to justice

Tirana Times

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Roy Moore Tells Parishioners 'The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender' Are Behind 'Malicious' Sexual Assault Allegations

David Badash
The New Civil Rights Movement

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ezs note:  ¿Que?

After outcry, Nevada delays school gender diversity regulation

Meghin Delaney
Las Vegas Record-Journal

average Nevada parent

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How Trump May Inadvertently Advance Transgender Rights

Scott Skinner-Thompson

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29 November 2017

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: "Working for Inclusion..."

Brian Walch

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Transgender woman shot dead in brutal attack is the 27th to be killed this year (UK)

Josh Jackman
Pink News

Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson

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ezs note:  As of now, Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson's murder is still unsolved.  If you are in or near Oklahoma City, and you have any information, please call Oklahoma City police at 405-231-2121.  Thanks.

State denies plan discriminates against transgender members

Jonathan Ellis
Argus Leader

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28 November 2017

Bermuda - Gay people more likely to suffer addiction

Jonathan Bell
The Royal Gazette

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Why transgender rights are the civil rights thermometer no one can afford to ignore

Karen Fratti
Hello Giggles

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Park Hills to Consider Human Rights Ordinance

Ron Newsdesk
The River City News

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New Generation Of Transgender Americans Wants To Change Laws, Not Just Minds

Martha Bebinger

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(video) Cass Sunstein - Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide

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27 November 2017

At a Navajo veterans' event, Trump makes 'Pocahontas' crack

Dan Merica

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ezs note:  If you happen to be in Holyoke, Massachusetts on November 9, perhaps you should be here.

China - China has published its first study of transgender people and it’s exactly as worrying as you’d expect

Josh Milton
Pink News

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The many ways Alliance Defending Freedom is fighting against transgender student equality

Rebecca Damante, Brennan Suen
Media Matters for America

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Kentucky Baptists threaten to kick out churches that think it's OK to hire 'practicing homosexuals'

Grace Schneider
courier journal

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Study: Atheists, More Than Any Religious Group, Accept Transgender Identities

Hemant Mehta

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26 November 2017

Donald Trump is 'furious' with Ivanka for Roy Moore comment (New Zealand)

Valerie Edwards
New Zealand Herald

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ezs note: If you plan on being in Washington DC anytime between December 6 through the 9th, perhaps it would be a good idea to be here.

Colombia - Mystery on a Colombian mountain: the story of Señorita María

Richard Emblin
The City Paper Bogota

Boavita, Colombia

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How a Colorado cake shop could erode civil rights for LGBTQ Americans

Lucia Graves
The Guardian

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Portland school officials craft transgender policy

Noel K. Gallagher
Portland Press Herald

Portland, ME

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UK transgender rights row intensifies as book fair is cancelled (UK)

Ben Quinn, Dulcie Lee
The Guardian

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25 November 2017


Calyn Thompson

Rochester, MN public library

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Drexel University starts medical fellowship for transgender surgery training

Isiah Denby
Washington Examiner

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Bridgewater Township, NJ

estimated transgender population:  261*
(rounded up)

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ezs note:  Ho, ho, ho!  So, where you gonna get a tree?  Well, Bridgewater Township, New Jersey always has some on sale this time of year!

24 November 2017

Bombshell report reveals new details about Trump's Oval Office meeting with Russians after he fired Comey

Eliza Relman
Business Insider

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ezs note:  Do you plan on being in Middletown, Connecticut on December 5? Then you might want to plan on this


Braden Keith
Volley Mob

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Are trans service members winning?

Karen Ocamb
Los Angeles Blade

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AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin and the Fight Against HIV

John Jahn
Shepherd Express

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ezs note:  This is a scholarly, well-written article, including the origins of the AIDS virus from SIV (Simian Immunodeficiency Virus).  This is far more than the stock AIDS article, even though it is written for a general audience.  Please read it if you can.

MILITARY UPDATE: In halting transgender ban, judges hint U.S. has fool for client

Tom Philpott

We remember those Egyptian friends who died...

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To all my US friends, happy belated Turkey/Tofurkey Day!

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22 November 2017

Italy - Gay rights under the spotlight at LBGTI meet in Rome

The Statesman

Rome, Italy

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Walk remembers transgender victims of violence

Angie Holland
The Oskaloosa Herald

Oskaloosa, IA

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Battenfeld: In 3rd District, a run at history

Joe Battenfeld
Boston Herald

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In transgender ruling, another judge finds Trump credibility gap

Derek Hawkins
The Washington Post

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21 November 2017

Donald Trump appears to back Roy Moore: 'Look, he denies it. He denies it' (UK)

Ben Jacobs
The Guardian

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ezs note:  Do you plan on being at New Haven, Connecticut on December 2?  Well, plan on being here.

other note:  Well, my.  Donald Trump has such impeccable credentials, Roy Moore must be telling the truth.

Uh, you don't believe this crap... do you?

Transgender professor awarded $1.1M after school denied her tenure and fired her

Tara Fowler
ABC News

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Wrangell group in solidarity with global transgender day of remembrance

June Leffler

Wrangell, AK

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Health Care System Fails Many Transgender Americans

Neda Ulaby

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20 November 2017

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, the Screams That India Ignored

Vishnu Gopinath
The Quint

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Anti-Gay 'Family Values' Former GOP State Senator Guilty of Child Sex Trafficking After Being Found With Teen Boy

David Badash

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‘Vile bigot’ Republican deletes herself from social media after backlash to anti-trans tweet

Eric W. Dolan
Raw Story

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A message of hope: Transgender community gathers in Norfolk to remember the lives of those lost to violence

Amir Vera
The Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk, VA

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19 November 2017

Trump sexual misconduct allegations 'remain very disturbing': Republican senator

Ellie Smith
ABC News

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ezs note:  If you are planning on being in Northampton, Massachusetts on December 2, perhaps you'd enjoy this.

Germany - Germany’s New Gender Legislation

Morgan Dagincourt
The Skidmore News

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2017 has been the best year for trans people; it’s also been the worst

Jarrett Lewis

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Becoming a 60-year-old Transgender Activist

Stephanie Mott

Kansas counties

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Review: Two voices tell a deeply human transgender story 'As One'

John von Rhein
Chicago Tribune

'As One' opera

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18 November 2017

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Are Toppling Powerful Men. Why Not Donald Trump?

Nancy Benac, Calvin Woodward

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ezs note:  Let's not forget that Donald Trump fondled, groped or outright raped 12 - 12 - 12 women.

That we know about.