30 November 2018

This is TOO funny...

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Donald Trump - Judge rules against Trump administration in sanctuary cities case

Aaron Katertsky

Aww, Donald, don't be angry... (hee hee!)

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India - Missing Indian transgender political candidate found

Swati Gupta, James Griffiths

Tharisapali plates
Kerala, India

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civil rights - Swampscott agreement deals with gender fluidity

Colman M. Herman

Swampscott, MA

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Alabama - Alabama health care fails transgender students

Leah Goggins
The Crimson White

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

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lead story - Transgender people are being threatened. They need allies. [Opinion]

Julien Gomez
Houston Chronicle

Houston City Hall (1913)
Houston, TX

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VIDEO - Matt Baume - Twitter Bans Deadnaming and Misgendering

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29 November 2018

28 November 2018

Donald Trump - Scientists Respond To Trump’s Latest Unhinged Climate Remarks: ‘It’s Almost Satire’

Alexander C. Kaufman

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Fiji - Transgender call for protection

Vishaal Kumar
The Fiji Times

Suva, Fiji

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civil rights - How to Fight With a Trump Target on Your Back. Stories of Hope and Survival From Our Trans Readers.

Ashley Dejean
Mother Jones

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ezs note: Be sure to listen to the Mother Jones podcast as well.

Pennsylvania - Harrisburg marks Transgender Day of Remembrance, calls for legislative action

Katie Meyer

Kunkel Building
Harrisburg, PA

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lead story - Autopsy finds evidence that transgender migrant who died in ICE custody had been beaten

Daniel Gonzalez
USA Today

Enrique Simonet,  La Autopsia (1890)

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ezs note:  Um, make that murdered...

27 November 2018



Copenhagen, Denmark

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civil rights - Remembering and Honoring Civil Rights Icon Harvey Milk

Rokia Hassanein

Harvey Milk (1930-1978)

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North Carolina - N.C. Officials to Eliminate Health Benefits for Transgender Individuals

The Carolinian

Greensboro, NC

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lead story - Twitter has banned misgendering or ‘deadnaming’ transgender people

Adi Robertson
The Verge

Twitter logo

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26 November 2018

Donald Trump - Mia Love: Trump has 'no real relationships, just convenient transactions'

Rebecca Morin

Rep. Mia Love (R)

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Argentina - Buenos Aires gears up for the huge celebration of LGBT culture

Karen Michelle Lemus
Buenos Aires Times

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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civil rights - Transgender Guidance Scrubbed From Office of Personnel Management Website

Gwendolyn Smith

ezs note:  Uh... thanks...

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Colorado - Brianna Titone Just Made Transgender History in Colorado

Samantha Allen
Daily Beast

Arvada, CO

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lead story - “Man Made,” a Film About Transgender Bodybuilders, Upends the Traditional Documentary Gaze

Rachel Lipstein
The New Yorker

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25 November 2018

Donald Trump - Mueller report will be 'devastating' for the president: Frequent Trump defender

Roey Hadar
ABC News

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United Arab Emirates/UK - Birmingham University staff to boycott UAE campus after jailing of academic

David Batty
The Guardian

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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civil rights - Houston civil rights activist Ray Hill dead at age 78

Brittany Taylor, Robert Arnold
Click 2 Houston

Ray Hill (died 11-24-2018)

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Illinois - Is O’Fallon denying transgender students certain rights? The board decides to rewrite its rules.

Lexi Cortes
Belleville News-Democrat

O'Fallon, IL

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lead story - Pistons' Reggie Bullock won't let transgender sister's death be in vain

Vince Ellis
Detroit Free Press

Reggie Bullock

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24 November 2018

Donald Trump - RNC Catches Heat For Hawking Discounted Donald Trump Merchandise On Black Friday

Lee Moran

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Slovakia - Thousands rally in Slovakia in support of protest organizers

News 1130

Bratislava, Slovakia

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civil rights - Congresswomen, civil-rights leaders, black trans woman demand protections for Black LGBTQ community

Windy City Times

Chicago, IL

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Alaska - Alaska sees first two transgender women elected to office

Julia Laude

Fairbanks, AK

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lead story - Vigil remembers transgender lives lost to violence

Anna Merod
The Winchester Star

Winchester, VA

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VIDEO - Matt Baume - Trump Cronies Find New LGBTQ Protections to Attack

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23 November 2018

Donald Trump - Roger Stone Associate Jerome Corsi In Plea Negotiations With Mueller: Report

Sara Boboltz

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St. Lucia - LGBT group wants its turn to meet with government

St. Lucia News Online

Castries, St. Lucia

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civil rights - U.S. gender memo draft stirs concern in Arkansas

Kat Stromquist
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Fort Smith, AK

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Ashley Norwood

Jackson, MS

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lead story - Trump administration asks Supreme Court to take up military transgender ban

Ariane de Vogue, Joan Biskupik

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22 November 2018

20 November 2018

Donald Trump - Trump Fans Sink Savings Into ‘Iraqi Dinar’ Scam

Will Sommer
Daily Beast

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New Zealand - Should New Zealand drop gender for birth certificates, licences?

Zane Small
Newshub (NZ)

Wellington, New Zealand

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civil rights - AG Healey Demands Civil Rights Protections for Transgender People

Cape Cod Times

AG Maura Healey

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Wyoming/DC - What Matthew Shepard’s interment taught us about religion

Brett Krutzsch

Laramie, WY

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lead story - Transgender pride flag flies over Yellowknife city hall for first time

CBC News

Yellowknife, NWT (Canada)

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19 November 2018

Donald Trump - Ex-White House Aide Details Trump’s ‘Team Of Vipers’ In Tell-All Book: ‘We Were Ruthless’

Hayley Miller

Bamboo pit viper (sadly, not the book)

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Kenya/UK - Gay rugby player Kenneth Macharia in deportation persecution fear

BBC News

Bristol Rovers

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civil rights - Boyertown (PA) students ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear appeal of transgender bathroom challenge

Peter Hall
The Morning Call

Boyertown, PA

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California - ‘This or suicide.’ Lacking options in the Valley, trans people travel hours for surgery

Mackenzie Mays
Bristol Herald-Courier (originally in The Fresno Bee)

Fresno, CA

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lead story - ‘We Have Targets on Our Backs’: How Jacksonville Became America’s Transgender Murder Capital

Samantha Allen
Daily Beast

Jacksonville, FL

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18 November 2018

Donald Trump - Trump blasts 'little Adam Schitt' on Twitter

Quint Forgey

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ezs note:  Oooo, good one, Donald.  I'm sure Beavis and Butt-Head would be quite impressed.