Showing posts with label dead. Show all posts
Showing posts with label dead. Show all posts

01 July 2020

lead story - Black transgender woman shot dead in Dallas

Tim Fitzsimons
NBC News

Dallas, TX

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ezs note:  If you live in Dallas or the surrounding area, and have information about the murder of Merci Mack, please call the Dallas Police Department at 214-671-3986. Thanks.  

30 January 2020

lead story - Iowa bill to end transgender civil rights protections is dead

NBC News

Denison, IA

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ezs note:  I know that some more conservative transgender people might feel a bit slighted, but when a Republican leader does a really good thing, I try not to let it pass by.  If you live in Iowa (especially the 18th district) be sure to thank Rep. Holt.  

02 August 2019

24 February 2019

civil rights - ‘We refuse to hide’: Sarah DePalma, transgender ‘firebrand,’ dead at 67

Lisa Gray
Houston Chronicle

her scrapbook


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ezs note:  I remember the very last words in her scrapbook - '...and we vote'.  Remember that in November. 

25 November 2018

civil rights - Houston civil rights activist Ray Hill dead at age 78

Brittany Taylor, Robert Arnold
Click 2 Houston

Ray Hill (died 11-24-2018)


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16 May 2018

lead story - 2 transgender women have turned up dead in Dallas in the last week

Matthew Martinez
The Sacramento Bee

Vincent van Gogh, Sorrow


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ezs note:  Unfortunately, two transgender women have been found murdered in Dallas, TX in a short period of time. The first, mentioned previously, was Carla Patricia Flores-Pavon.  The second is unidentified.  She was a black transgender woman, 5 feet 3 inches tall, 130 pounds.  If you have information about either one of these murders, please call the Dallas police at 214-283-4856. Thanks.   

28 September 2017

05 January 2017

Transgender woman found dead in cell at Doncaster prison (UK)

Josh Halliday
The Guardian


ezs note:  Please, before doing anything drastic, call one of these numbers.  They CAN help.

UK- 116 123
US- 1-800-273-8255
Australia- 13 11 14

02 January 2017

Funeral services today for missing transgender teen found dead over the weekend

Alex Fisher
Kern Golden

Jai Bornstein


ezs note:  If you feel hopeless - even if it's only passing - contact the Trans Lifeline.

My condolences to the entire Bornstein family and friends.

26 November 2016

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary And Dictator, Dead At 90

Dan Avery


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ezs note: On the one hand, he was simply the product of a bygone age.  On the other hand... gawd, what a dick.  He did reform a bit in his later years, though.

24 March 2016

LGBT Employment Discrimination Ban Dead For This Year

Fred Knapp
NET News


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04 February 2016

15 August 2015