18 October 2017

Trump, Dem congresswoman feud over his remarks to widow of fallen soldier

Maegan Vazquez

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Greece passes gender-change law opposed by Orthodox church (UK)

Helena Smith
The Guardian

Greek capitol (interior)

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Inside The Fight For Transgender Americans In The Mountains Of North Carolina

James Michael Nichols

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ezs note:  Please also note the podcast, "I'm Still Here".  It lasts a little than 40 minutes.

Rural LGBTQ community comes together for two-day summit

The Commons Online

Brattleboro, VT

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CT Transgender Activist Fran Fried Loses On 'Jeopardy!'

Susan Dunne
Hartford Courant

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ezs poetry

driving an overtopped van
beneath the strain of traffic
the men and women sit, some placidly
some wheelchaired

one sits
gazing at cracked
bare branches
and he traces
the tree
the sky