01 June 2018

Zanesville, Ohio

estimated transgender population:  148*
(rounded up)

Credit:  https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/25/Muskingum_County_Courthouse_Zanesville_OH.jpg

ezs note:  Well, do you like bridges?  In particular, old bridges?  Zanesville, Ohio has the only Y-bridge extant from its original building at the confluence of the Licking and Muskingum rivers.  Come on... it's worth at least a crossing!

Donald Trump - Trump applying 19th-century remedies to 21st-century problems

Menzie Chinn
The Hill

Doctor Trump's excellent medicine

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Hong Kong - In Hong Kong, Gay People Prescribed Prayers And No Sex As ‘Cure’

Beh Leh Yi

"doctors" working hard on a "cure"

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civil rights - ACLU: Some R.I. school districts slow in implementing transgender protection policies

Linda Borg
Providence Journal

Westerly, RI

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Alabama - Alabama's 'political punching bags': Campaign rhetoric concerns LGBTQ community

Brian Lyman
Montgomery Advertiser

Uh... need I say more?

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lead story - Repeal of transgender protections unlikely

Maeve Duggan

eastern end of Mass Pike

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