05 September 2014

Gay Teen Kicked Out Of Home Diverts Outpouring Of Donations To Homeless Shelter

School letter to parents: Boy pupil is now a girl

Amanda Sloane

to read more, go to: http://www.hlntv.com/article/2014/09/05/transgender-student-letter-school-parents-maine

The Arc of a Transgender Life

David Allen

to read more, go to:  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/06/arts/music/as-one-has-its-premiere-in-brooklyn.html?_r=0

Human Rights Campaign President "Formally Apologizes" To Transgender Community

LGBT Council Members Lash Out at Cabrera Over Uganda Comments

Jillian Jorgensen

to read more, go to:  http://observer.com/2014/09/lgbt-council-members-lash-out-at-cabrera-over-uganda-comments/

04 September 2014

How doctors treat transgender children

Court: Same-sex marriage bans in Indiana, Wisconsin unconstitutional

Democrats Slam Tom Foley for Family Institute Endorsement

Queen of the Summer

Danielle Santola

to read more, go to:  http://thealternativepress.com/articles/queen-of-the-summer

Irene Monroe: Campuses not welcoming to all LGBTQ students

03 September 2014

Court’s decision looming

Jeff Dahdah

to read more, go to:  http://usustatesman.com/?p=154

Arizona cities respect human dignity: Can lawmakers?

Louisiana’s Gay Marriage Ban Upheld by Federal Judge

WATCH: Trans Refugee Finally Finds Safety in New Zealand

02 September 2014

Transgender ex-Navy SEAL: Here's a question for you

Kristin Beck

to read more, go to:  http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/02/opinion/lady-valor-kristin-beck-transgender-navy-seal/

With help from Realogy, gay and lesbian real estate pros set to meet in Florida

Deadly Butt Injection Lands Mississippi Woman Life Sentence

Denver Nicks

to read more, go to:  http://time.com/3259787/deadly-butt-injection-lands-mississippi-woman-life-sentence/

ezs note:  For those transgenders who are contemplating "low cost" methods, ask yourself this question first:  IS YOUR LIFE WORTH IT???  Leave these frauds and call the police!!!

Only New Albany gay bar has sense of ‘Pride’

Colleges See Gay Students as Growth Market

Timothy Pratt

to read more, go to:  http://time.com/3211813/lgbt-gay-colleges-resources/

30 August 2014

Welcome to Gallup, NM, Where ‘They Just Want Another Person Dead’

Our "Ann" Is Dying

Brazil poll favorite rows back on gay marriage (UK)

Community Makes Itself Known, With Discretion

Transgender Women's Killings Test Police Outreach


to read more, go to:http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/transgender-womens-killings-test-police-outreach-25189565

ezs note:  The murders of two transgender women have shaken the good city of Baltimore to its core.  Please, if you have any information regarding Mia Henderson or Kandy Hall's murder, call the Baltimore police immediately!  Don't let the vermin get away!

Grants Pass, Oregon

Credit:  http://www.visitgrantspass.org/

28 August 2014

US: California bill outlawing trans and gay panic defenses headed to governor (UK)

Katie Dupere

to read more, go to:  http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2014/08/28/us-california-bill-outlawing-trans-and-gay-panic-defenses-headed-to-governor/

ezs note: 'Gay panic' or 'trans panic' are utterly stupid defenses that should have abandoned a decade ago.  Kudos to California for scrapping this byzantine defense.

Ottawa raises flag to mark pride week (Canada)

Brier Dodge

to read more, go to:  http://www.ottawacommunitynews.com/news-story/4802568-ottawa-raises-flag-to-mark-pride-week/

'Capitol 13' addresses charges for equal rights

27 August 2014

Top Pentagon officials say it is ‘likely’ that trans soldiers will soon be allowed to serve openly (UK)

Trans woman murdered in Detroit

Transgender Man Attacked in Montrose Wants Hate Crime Charges

Rams' Jeff Fisher angry over report on Michael Sam's shower habits

Would you support homophobia? (Peru)

Agnes Rivera

to read more, go to:  http://www.peruthisweek.com/news-would-you-support-homophobia-103761

ezs note:  Emily's Virtual Rocket has relatively few people in Peru, but those of you with friends in Peru might encourage them to make a small (or big!) donation AGAINST Mr. Pandoro in his campaign for mayor.  

25 August 2014

The Pentagon can easily drop its ban on transgender troops, study finds

Cuomo: Time to outlaw gender identity discrimination

Pokin Around: The God I choose does not damn gays

Steve Pokin

to read more, go to:  http://www.news-leader.com/story/life/2014/08/24/pokin-around-god-choose-damn-gays/14342173/

Did Bill de Blasio Keep His Promise to Reform Stop-and-Frisk?

Taylor Wofford

to read more, go to:  http://www.newsweek.com/did-bill-de-blasio-keep-his-promise-reform-stop-and-frisk-266310