30 June 2020

New Jersey - Over 50,000 Sign Petition To Replace Christopher Columbus Statue With Black, Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson

Jemima McAvoy

Marsha P. Johnson (1945 - 1992)

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lead story - Stephen King rebukes JK Rowling’s stance on transgender women

Emily Burnham
Bangor Daily News

Lovell, ME
(one of Stephen King's homes)

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Donald Trump - Biden slams Trump on coronavirus: 'Our wartime president has surrendered'

28 June 2020

Michigan - LGBTQ workforce makes gains, but transgender discrimination remains pervasive

lead story - 17 corrections officers disciplined in death of transgender woman at Rikers Island

Nicole Chavez

Rikers Island, NY

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Donald Trump - Trump denies knowledge of 'Russian bounties on US troops' as criticism mounts

Tom McCarthy
The Guardian

ezs note:  In case you didn't realize it yet, this is a bombing...

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27 June 2020

Pennsylvania - Naiymah Sanchez and Mary Catherine Roper: What’s next in struggle to end LGBQ&T discrimination?

Naiymah Sanchez, Mary Catherine Roper
Trib Live

Greensburg, PA

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lead story - NBC 5 Exclusive: Chicago Police Department's Only Out Transgender Officer Goes On Record

Chris Hush
NBC News

Lake View, IL (part of Chicago)

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Donald Trump - Washington Post: Trump campaign had social distancing stickers removed before Tulsa rally

Kelly Mena

BOK Center (interior)
Tulsa, OK

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22 June 2020

New Jersey - BAR REPORT - NJSBA LGBT Rights Section, evolving with history

lead story - LGBTQ groups sue to block Trump administration from scrapping transgender health care protections

Devan Cole

Washington DC
Washington Monument

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Donald Trump - Trump’s got bigger problems than empty seats

Michael A. Cohen
Boston Globe

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21 June 2020

civil rights - Local LGBT outreach: More protections needed

Renee Fox
Tribune Chronicle

Warren, OH

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Texas - Texas advocates celebrate Supreme Court ruling extending protections to LGBTQ workers

lead story - Editorial Roundup: Transgender rights, kids during pandemic, summer trips to water

Donald Trump - Sick staff and empty seats: How Trump's triumphant return to the campaign trail went from bad to worse

Kevin Liptak, Kaitlan Collins

Tulsa, OK
Tulsa International Airport

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20 June 2020

civil rights - New documentary provides a helpful lens during a whiplash week for transgender rights

Brandon Tensley

Mobile, AL
Vincent-Doan House

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Illinois - Cooley: ‘Grateful,’ but LGBTQ work protections ‘long overdue’

Steven Spearie
The State Journal-Register

Springfield, IL

lead story - Ask Amy: My friend was outed as transgender, and now I’m worried for myself

Donald Trump - Fact check: Trump falsely claims 'insurance reasons' prevented him from entering St. John's Church

Daniel Dale

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19 June 2020

North Dakota - Magic City Equality celebrates Supreme Court decision ending employment discrimination

Andrea Johnson
Minot Daily News

Minot, ND

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lead story - New directors at federal media agency have ties to anti-LGBT groups, fought pro-transgender policies

Donald Trump - Leaked document makes Trump campaign’s use of Nazi-era symbol look worse

Greg Sargent
The Washington Post

ezs note:  Trump's real love...

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18 June 2020

Arkansas - Arkansas lawmakers, governor and LGBTQ community speak out on SCOTUS ruling

Zack Briggs
7 On Your Side

Little Rock, AR

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lead story - Suspect identified in murder of Philadelphia transgender woman

Tim Fitzsimons
NBC News

Philadelphia, PA

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Donald Trump - Supreme Court blocks Trump from ending DACA

Ariane de Vogue, Devan Cole, Jamie Erlich

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17 June 2020

civil rights - Quijano Condemns Trump Administration Rollback of Transgender Civil Rights Protections

Oklahoma - How I Found a Transgender Community in My Oklahoma College Town

lead story - Man allegedly murdered woman after she told him she was transgender

Matthew Hendrickson
Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago, IL

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Donald Trump - Trump asked China’s Xi to help him win reelection, according to Bolton book

Josh Dawsey
The Washington Post

Xi Jinping

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16 June 2020

Delaware - McBride confident in Delaware state Senate race

lead story - Southern Oregon University To Offer Transgender Studies Certificate

Erik Neumann

Southern Oregon University
(previously Ashland Normal School)
Ashland, OR

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Donald Trump - Pence Misleadingly Blames Coronavirus Spikes on Rise in Testing

Katie Rogers, Jonathan Martin
The New York Times

VP Pence

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14 June 2020

Florida - Florida observes Pulse Remembrance Day on the fourth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting

lead story - Doctor Who to introduce first-ever transgender companion

Donald Trump - Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Meridith McGraw

Gillette Stadium
Foxborough, MA

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13 June 2020

civil rights - Transgender rights: There is still no smooth path

New Hampshire - New Hampshire’s LGBTQ+ community finds new ways to celebrate pride

lead story - New calls to confront transphobia after murders of two black transgender women

Erin Donaghue
CBS News

Liberty Township, OH (Butler County)

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Donald Trump - Trump has trouble lifting glass of water and walking down stairs at West Point graduation