29 November 2020

Oregon - DEA Wants to Surveil Patients. Trans Men Stopped Them Once Before.

Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard


Portland, OR

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lead story - Father of slain Richmond transgender woman: 'We're never going to stop looking'

Brendan King

CBS News Richmond

Richmond, VA

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ezs note: Richmond, VA area - If you any information regarding the murder of Chae’Meshia Simms, please call Richmond police at 804-646-5533 or Crimestoppers at 804-780-1000. Thanks.

Joe Biden - Jill Biden, Joe's chief protector, to step up as first lady

Laurie Kellman

Yahoo! news

Jill Biden

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28 November 2020

Minnesota - Gender-Diverse Teens More Likely to Have Risky Sex Than Cisgender Peers

Benjamin Ryan


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lead story - Lack of health insurance drives nearly 1 in 10 U.S. transgender people to use nonprescription hormones: study

Theresa Braine

Daily News

Ann Arbor, MI

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ezs note: Please, don't make the same mistake I did (I had a stroke) ...see a physician! 

Joe Biden - Biden picks up small number of votes in Milwaukee County after Trump-requested recount

Samira Said


We can do it again, if you like...

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27 November 2020

Georgia (state) - Georgia, Tennessee elect first known LGBTQ members to state legislatures

Jordan Williams

The Hill

Stone Mountain, GA

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lead story - Indonesian police move transgender celebrity to private cell

Edna Tarigan

ABC News

Jakarta, Indonesia

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Joe Biden - Trump says for first time he'll leave office if Electoral College votes for Biden

Paul LeBlanc


White House

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25 November 2020

South Carolina - North Charleston vigil honors transgender lives lost and those who still ‘need your love’

Stephen Hobbs

The Post And Courier

North Charleston, SC

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lead story - Transgender Pakistanis find solace in a church of their own

Zarar Khan

Spectrum News

Karachi, Pakistan

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Joe Biden - Biden eyes New Mexico governor, Obama surgeon general for health secretary

Adam Cancryn, Alice Miranda Ollstein


Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Vivek Murthy

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24 November 2020

Alaska - ‘We can’t turn this down’: New Xbox game brings Tlingit voices to the forefront

Erin McKinstry


Hoonah, AK

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lead story - A transgender woman sues the Georgia Department of Corrections over allegations of sexual assault by inmates and staff

Madeline Holcombe


State Offices South
Forsyth, GA

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Joe Biden - Pennsylvania and Nevada certify election results for Biden

Kelly Mena


Kittanning, PA

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23 November 2020

Nevada - Nevada makes history as the first US state to protect gay marriage in the constitution

Samara Louise


Goldfield, NV (1903)

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lead story - Transgender woman identified as homicide victim in SW Houston

Roxie Bustamente

ABC News Houston

Houston, TX

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ezs note:  Houstonians - if you have any information on the murder of Asia Jones, please contact the Houston police department at 713-884-3131. Thanks.

Joe Biden - Trump friend and adviser Steve Schwarzman recognizes Biden as President-elect

Jeremy Diamond


Steve Schwarzman

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22 November 2020

Iowa - Local groups honor Transgender Day of Remembrance



Des Moines, IA

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lead story - Open your eyes to how transgender people are policed

Katherine Bright, Lauren Wilson, Valerio Baćek

Daily News

New York City, NY (Queens County)

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Joe Biden - Biden adviser: 'He does not have any concern' about Trump lawsuits

Zack Budryk

The Hill

Laughed out loud!


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20 November 2020

Delaware - Biden marks Transgender Day of Remembrance

Julia Manchester

The Hill

Wilmington, DE (Joe Biden's home)

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lead story - Deadly year for trans community as Transgender Day of Remembrance marked

Erin Donaghue

CBS News

Butler County, OH (Hamilton)

(Riah Milton's murder site)

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Donald Trump - Donald Trump is still busy trying to bulldoze democracy

Austin Sarat, Dennis Aftergut

The Guardian

Donald the bulldozer

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19 November 2020

Wyoming - Meet the gay Republican who helped defeat every anti-LGBTQ bill in Wyoming

Julie Compton

NBC News

Laramie, WY

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lead story - Man confesses to fatally stabbing wife, a well-known Miami transgender woman

Muri Assuncão

Daily News

Miami, FL

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Joe Biden - Biden tells governors he’ll help states overcome coronavirus

Steve Peoples, Will Weissert


Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (for one)

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17 November 2020

Minnesota - These Exhibit Portraits Honor the Visibility of Transgender Adults

Kevyn Burger


Minneapolis Institute of Art

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lead story - Transgender struggle: 'I had to keep who I was secret'

Ivana Davidovic

BBC News


UK fighter jet (conception)

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Joe Biden - Unions disagree over Biden's Labor secretary pick

Eleanor Mueller, Megan Cassella


 Marriott hotel strike

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15 November 2020

California - 'We all heard him': Bay Area transgender community reacts after being acknowledged in Joe Biden's victory speech



San Francisco, CA

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lead story - Transgender people to gain inheritance rights in Bangladesh


Yahoo! News

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Joe Biden - Trump says for the first time Biden won the election but later insists he's not conceding

Maegan Vazquez, Sarah Westwood, Alison Main


the blowhard speaks (finally)

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14 November 2020

Vermont - Taylor Small wins House seat to become first openly transgender member of Vermont Legislature

Brent Hallenbeck

Burlington Free Press

Winooski, VT

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lead story - West Virginia sued over transgender discrimination

Jessica Patterson


Charleston, WV

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Joe Biden - Biden considers Angus King for top intelligence post

Natasha Bertrand, Lara Seligman


Sen. Angus King (I-ME)

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13 November 2020

Connecticut - Fed Trans Athletes Fight Officially Over

Emily Hays

New Haven Independent

New Haven, CT

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lead story - As Transgender Awareness Week rolls out, young trans people have a powerful message: We are thriving

Susan Miller

USA Today

Washington DC

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Joe Biden - Trump campaign drops Arizona lawsuit requesting review of ballots

Kara Scannell


Saguaro cactus flowers (Carnegiea gigantea)

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12 November 2020

Rhode Island - House LGBTQ Caucus endorses Cicilline for assistant speaker

Patrick Anderson

Providence Journal

US Rep. David Cicilline

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lead story - Egyptian Transgender Woman Faces Uphill Battle Against Stigma

Hanaa Habib

US News & World Report

Cairo, Egypt

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Joe Biden - Top Senate Republicans say Biden should get presidential intel briefings

Marianne Levine, Andrew Desiderio


US Senate

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