09 September 2018

Overland Park, Kansas

estimated transgender population:  1096*
(rounded down)

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Overland Park, Kansas is a mushrooming city - it went from a mere 21,110 in 1960 to a gigantic 188,966 in 2016  - and it's still growing!

Donald Trump - Fear review: Bob Woodward's dragnet descends on Donald Trump

Lloyd Green
The Guardian

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Japan - LGBT hospitality house to be established for 2020 Tokyo Games

Sarah Suk
The Japan Times

Tokyo, Japan
(site of 2020 Tokyo Olympics)

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civil rights - If Democrats Take the House, Here's What Awaits Betsy DeVos, Civil Rights, and ESSA

Andrew Ujifusa
Education Week

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Indiana - Bangert: 'Why not Indiana?' Lafayette Sen. Ron Alting will carry hate crime bill

Dave Bangert
Journal & Courier

Cloverdale, IN

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ezs note:  Indiana residents -  You have to look hard for it, but the original bill (SB 418) would have included gender identification or sexual orientation.  Whether that remains in the final bill (if it passes) remains to be seen.

lead story - Transgender in Pakistan Set on Fire, Killed by Four Men for Resisting Sexual Assault


Lahore, Pakistan

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VIDEO - Matt Baume - New Gender Option on Drivers Licenses

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