20 August 2014

Someone On Capitol Hill Seems Obsessed With Editing Wikipedia Articles On Transgender Topics

MA Transgender Equal Rights Coalition Applauds City of Worcester’s Passage of Nondiscrimination Protections for Transgender People

Michelle Duggar’s hateful anti-transgender rights campaign


to read more, go to:  http://www.salon.com/2014/08/20/michelle_duggars_hateful_anti_transgender_rights_campaign/

19 August 2014

First Transgender Officer Graduates From San Francisco Police Academy [Video]

Whitney Phaneuf

to read more, go to:  http://sfist.com/2014/08/19/first_transgender_officer_graduates.php

Department Of Labor Extends Employment Protections To Transgender Workers

Zack Ford

to read more, go to: http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2014/08/19/3473317/mia-macy-transgender-labor-guidance/

Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit


to read more, go to:  http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/article1253308.html

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

A Transgender Student Who Was Reportedly Banned From Her School Receives Good News

Rebecca Klein

ezs note:  Congratulations! You did it!

18 August 2014

Arraignment scheduled for man who allegedly killed Fontana transgender woman in 2013


to read more, go to:  http://www.fontanaheraldnews.com/news/article_07e5bc76-270f-11e4-9588-001a4bcf887a.html

ezs note:  Fortunately, Dantijer Powell, is having to pay the piper now.  If you know of any transgender person who has been murdered, assaulted, or raped, please call the police now!

Italy: Gossip magazine under fire for giving away homophobic joke book (UK)

The American Museum of Natural History Presents The 2014 MARGARET MEAD FILM FESTIVAL: “PAST FORWARD,” 10/23-26

16 August 2014

Documentary chronicles student suicides in Anoka-Hennepin

Olivia Koester

to read more, go to:  http://abcnewspapers.com/2014/08/16/documentary-chronicles-student-suicides-in-anoka-hennepin/

Former Atherton student now transgender advocate

Video reveals Mormon woman’s transgender journey


to read more, go to:  http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58301928-180/transgender-daughter-eri-hayward.html.csp

Take lead on nondiscrimination

Transgender teen told she can't come to school as girl

Mesa, Arizona

Credit:  http://pics4.city-data.com/

15 August 2014

Welcoming First Trans Man To U.S. House of Reps

AJ Trager

to read more, go to:  http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=67545

Oregon adds transgender procedures to Oregon Health Plan

Dana Tims

to read more, go to:  http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/08/oregon_adds_transgender_proced.html

Knowing signs of mental illness helps prevent suicides

LGBT short play show returns to Lauderdale

US: Memorial to be held for murdered Baltimore trans woman (UK)

Nick Duffy

to read more, go to  http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2014/08/15/us-memorial-to-be-held-for-murdered-baltimore-trans-woman/

ezs note: Sadly, neither the cases of Mia Henderson nor Kandy Hall have any leads yet.  If you have any information about either of these cases, contact the Baltimore police immediately!!!

12 August 2014

HRC Joins National LGBT Organizations in Letter of Support for Family of Michael Brown

Charlie Joughin

to read more, go to:  http://www.hrc.org/blog/entry/lgbt-organizations-stand-with-family-of-michael-brown

ERO foes ask court to force city to certify repeal petitions

Fortress of Louisbourg welcomes gay community (Canada)

Tom Ayers

to read more, go to:  http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1229022-fortress-of-louisbourg-welcomes-gay-community

State of the Arts: Queer Film Fest focuses on diversity (Canada)

Chelsea Manning's lawyers threaten to sue over gender identity treatment (UK)

11 August 2014

ACLU wants Army to help 2 transgender veterans

Finding Power in the Beauty of Everyday Women

Camp Aranu'tiq: A Safe Haven for Transgender Kids

Mary J. Moss

to read more, go to:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mary-j-moss/camp-aranutiqa-safe-haven_b_5665060.html

LGBT Americans Less Likely to Be Religious

Nolan Feeney

to read more, go to:  http://time.com/3101372/lgbt-religion/

Gay Canadians still face an inequality which may surprise you (UK)

Joseph Patrick McCormick

to read more, go to: http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2014/08/11/gay-canadians-still-face-an-inequality-which-may-surprise-you/

09 August 2014

Museum makes history with ‘LGBTQ’


to read more, go to:  http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/08/09/4059066/museum-makes-history-with-lgbtq.html

Police Apologise for 1994 Raid on Gay Club (Australia)

Kat Callahan

to read more, go to:  http://roygbiv.jezebel.com/police-apologise-for-1994-raid-on-gay-club-1617418359

Long awaited transgender documentary TransJourney to premier tonight

Marriage cases have Bondi in tough spot

Lloyd Dunkelberger

to read more, go to:  http://capitolcomments.blogs.theledger.com/10800/marriage-cases-have-bondi-in-tough-spot/?tc=ar

Ugandan homosexuals hold pride parade


to read more, go to:  https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=5344044929567172395#editor/target=post;postID=6987298727113867207

ezs note:  From the other side of the pond, we salute you!

Vancouver, British Columbia

Credit:  http://upload.wikimedia.org/

08 August 2014

Yes we can (vote)!

Credit: http://wildgender.com/

Yeah, I know.  It seems a bit early.  Or a lot. But while you were sunbathing, Democrats, Republicans, Greens, were busy putting their candidates together. All that remains now is the final choices to be made in November.

And that means you, pal.

The time to register to vote is now.  Don't put it off.

New CBS News Poll Shows A Majority of Hispanics/Latinos Support Marriage Equality

Susan J. Demas: LGBT rights take a hit with Rep. Frank Foster's defeat

Susan J. Demas

to read more, go to:  http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2014/08/michigan_gay_rights_frank_fost.html

New memorial planned for gay veterans at Washington cemetery

Missouri Baptist leader arrested for attempted bestiality

Brett Wilkins

to read more, go to:  http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/crime/missouri-baptist-leader-arrested-for-attempted-bestiality/article/395834

ezs note:  Just a question - does he commit rape once the horse says "neigh"? Just askin'...