26 August 2018

Ripley, New York

estimated transgender population:  13*
(rounded down)

Credit:  https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4f/Ripley_NY_Corner_Bar.jpg

ezs note:  Well, here's some things you can believe it (or not - sorry, silly joke there).  Ripley, New York is a tiny town with grapes in abundance and was named after Eleazar Wheelock Ripley.  Better yet, check it out for yourself!

Donald Trump - Trump turmoil is now Wall Street's wild card

Greg Marose
The Hill

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please press:  thehill.com

Poland - Rainbow Flags Were Removed From Polish Streetcars After Conductors Refused to Drive Them

Dan Avery

Poznán, Poland

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please press:  hornet.com

ezs note:  I've got a nifty idea.  Fire their asses and replace them with conductors who don't give a flying fart what banner is put in place by the city.

civil rights - Matt Bevin wants to limit LGBT protections against job discrimination

Matt Talerico
courier journal

Frankfort, KY
(State capitol)

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please press:  www.courier-journal.com

Texas - VIDEO: VICE on HBO Documents The Battle Over Transgender Rights In Texas, Watch Trailer Here


Austin, TX

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please press:  www.broadwayworld.com

lead story - Tasmanian transgender woman Aleana Robins shares her story

Jessica Willard
The Examiner

Ravenswood, Tasmania

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please press:  www.examiner.com.au

Sen. John McCain 1936 - 2018

Sen. John McCain

an American hero

unlike (*ahem*) someone in the White House

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