Showing posts with label transgender people. Show all posts
Showing posts with label transgender people. Show all posts

15 December 2018

civil rights - 20 years old, Charleston LGBTQ group focuses on people of color, transgender people and the elderly

Hannah Alani Halani
The Post And Courier


Rainbow Row
Charleston, SC

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30 November 2018

lead story - Transgender people are being threatened. They need allies. [Opinion]

Julien Gomez
Houston Chronicle


Houston City Hall (1913)
Houston, TX

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20 November 2018

18 November 2018

Rhode Island - Hundreds rally at State House against Trump’s efforts to “erase” transgender people

Linda Borg
Providence Journal


Rhode Island State House
Providence, RI

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13 November 2018

lead story - A Perilous Moment for Transgender People in the United States

Sebastian Kohn
Open Society Foundations


In Time Of Peril, Edmund Blair Leighton (1897)

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12 November 2018

lead story - 12 simple ways to make your workplace more inclusive of transgender people

Meera Jagannathan
MarketWatch


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03 November 2018

civil rights - Not voting has consequences. Transgender people in Trump’s America know this all too well

Erika D. Smith
The Sacramento Bee


Sacramento, CA

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Connecticut - The Trump Administration May Revoke Civil Rights For Transgender People: What Does That Mean In Connecticut?

Daniela Altimari
Hartford Courant


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28 October 2018

civil rights - View from Away: Assaulting the civil rights of transgender people isn’t campaign fodder

Press
Central Maine (Los Angeles Times)


Los Angeles, CA (Griffith Observatory)

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26 October 2018

civil rights - Administration opposes transgender civil rights shield

Lyle Denniston
Constitution Center


Oh, isn't it quaint.  Let's chuck it.

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lead story - The Idea of a 'DNA Test' for Transgender People Is Part of a Long, Dark History

Jeffrey Kluger
Time

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06 September 2018

civil rights - Gov. Bryant: Transgender People Do Not Deserve Hiring Protections

Ashton Pittman
Jackson Free Press


Jackson, MS

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ezs note:  Mississippians - Gov. Phil Bryant is term-limited, so he cannot run for another term.  What you can do is hook up with your state legislator and let him/her know that you are against Bryant's cockamamie idea, and he should rescind it.

01 September 2018

28 August 2018

civil rights - Leslie Rutledge joins push to allow firing transgender people UPDATE

Max Brantley
Arkansas Times


Batesville, AR

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ezs note: Arkansas residents - whether you live in a small town or a large city, it's almost Labor Day.  And it's also time to volunteer against Leslie Rutledge having another term as Attorney General.

22 August 2018

lead story - Deadly Violence Against Transgender People Is on the Rise. The Government Isn’t Helping.

Chase Strangio
ACLU


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ezs note:  I recently re-joined the ACLU.  They are a good and decent organization.  If you haven't joined yet, maybe it's a good time!