08 March 2019

Donald Trump - The ‘Otherwise Blameless Life’ of Paul Manafort

Franklin Foer
The Atlantic

Manafort's old pal, Jonas Savimbi

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DR Congo - Anti-LGBTI mob torch streets in homophobic protest

Shannon Power
Gay Star News

Bukavu, DR Congo

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ezs note:  Yeah... unless you're really, really brave, or you've got an imminent death wish, this is not the place to spend your summer vacation.  If you're already there, get the hell out. Someplace calming, like, say, Yemen.  (Just kidding - but get out anyway)

civil rights - CSL Plasma Sued For Alleged Discrimination Against Transgender Woman

Esme Murphy

Minneapolis, MN

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Iowa - Transgender Iowans can use Medicaid for transition-related care, Iowa Supreme Court rules

Courtney Crowder, Luke Nozicka
Des Moines Register

Des Moines, IA
Hartford of the West (really!)

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lead story - Pentagon set to implement transgender ban

CBS News

The Pentagon
Arlington, VA

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