Showing posts with label Springfield. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Springfield. Show all posts

12 October 2018

Missouri - ACLU hosts rally to support Springfield's transgender community

Alissa Zhu
Springfield News-Leader


Springfield, MO

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12 September 2018

lead story - Springfield transgender woman speaks out about knife attack from man she met on dating app

Gregory J. Holman
Springfield News-Leader


Springfield, MO

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03 August 2018

Springfield, Missouri


estimated transgender population:  971*
(rounded up)

Springfield, MO

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ezs note:  Horace Duncan.  Fred Coker.  Will Allen.   Three African-Americans who were taken from their homes and lynched.  Springfield, Missouri did what was right and put up a plaque commemorating this ugly event - but it's only worth it if you take the children to the square and let them know what happened there.

31 December 2017

Illinois law bars 'gay panic' defense

Staff
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette


Illinois State Capitol (Springfield, IL)

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28 November 2017

New Generation Of Transgender Americans Wants To Change Laws, Not Just Minds

Martha Bebinger
NPR


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22 February 2017

A Clarifying Moment in American History

Eliot A. Cohen
The Atlantic


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15 March 2016

House Speaker trying to lock-down votes for transgender bill

Tiffany Chan
WWLP


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ezs note:  Neighbors to the north - you can do your part by calling your state representative and senator and telling them that they should vote YES on this worthy bill.  Thanks!

06 February 2016

03 April 2015

Springfield woman to be on Discovery Life series

Jackie Rehwald

News-Leader


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11 November 2014

Rollins: As gays gear up, where are Springfield leaders?

Jess Rollins
http://www.news-leader.com

to read more, go to:  http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2014/11/11/rollins-gays-gear-springfield-leaders/18867737/

ezs note:  Wherever official meetings are being held, don't be absent and don't be silent! Your knees may shake a little, but not as much as the "officials"!