02 June 2018

Donald Trump - The Equal Rights Amendment Was Just Ratified by Illinois. What Does That Mean?

Matthew Haag
The New York Times

Illinois State Capitol

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please press:  www.nytimes.com

ezs note:  Whoa... this could be interesting.  After reading The New York Times article, it still remains murky whether it will pass or not.  On the off chance that it would, Virginia seems most likely to pass it.  Virginia, please call your state senator and your House of Delegates member and ask them to vote YES on the Equal Rights Amendment.  If nothing else, it'll put your thumb into Herr Trump's eye.

Russia - Russian football hooligans threaten to stab gay and transgender England fans at the World Cup

Khaleda Rahman
Daily Mail

Oh, yeah.  Russia's so civil.  Yeah...

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please press:  www.dailymail.co.uk

civil rights - Virginia school district vows to fight on despite losing transgender bathroom ruling

Casey Quinlan

Or the Board of Education.  Take your pick.

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please press:  thinkprogress.org 

Alaska - Alaskan recognized by NPR for 'Tiny Desk Contest' submission

Jack Carney

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lead story - Crowdfunding platform suspends campaign to distribute 'deceitful' school resources on transgender young people

Yas Necati

London, UK

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please press:  www.independent.co.uk

VIDEO - How Democracies Die - Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

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