28 December 2014

The Death Of The Transphobic "Bathroom Bill" Myth?

Media Matters for America

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Project aims to place more homeless youths in private housing

Tony Briscoe
Chicago Tribune

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Scholar Won't Stop Fighting Alleged Transphobia, Loss of Housing

Mitch Kellaway
The Advocate

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Transgender military veterans at greater risk of suicide

Science Codex

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When Albert met Ann: 'Ridiculous' marriage laws force transgender divorce (Australia)

The Age

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27 December 2014

Detroit LGBTQ community mourns passing of transgender man

Gretchen Rachel Blickensderfer
Windy City Media Group

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Five candidates for ‘Briton of the Year’ who are not Nigel Farage (UK)

The Rapes No One Speaks About (India)

Nupur Sonar

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Former Tucson Mayor Miller dies

Casa Grande Dispatch

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ezs note:  Rest in peace, Mayor Miller.  You were a champion.  You were a friend.

Bob looked at my soul – not my sex or gender


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Avon, Connecticut

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26 December 2014

To my African-American friends, happy Kwanzaa!

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To my UK friends, happy Boxing Day!

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These Name Tags Will Make You Reconsider Gender Pronouns

Isis Madrid

Good magazine

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Aquino aide backs review of military pact with US (United Arab Emirates)

Manolo B. Jara
The Gulf Times

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Stock Update: Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG)

Chris Tyler
Stock Markets Daily

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Israeli military to further integration of transgender draftees

I24 News

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UK: Transphobic crimes soared in 2014 (UK)

Pink News

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23 December 2014

‘Senyap’ screened at IAIN Gorontalo (Indonesia)

The Jakarta Post

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Morocco’s transgender belly dancer courts acceptance


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Why Can't I Use the Boys' Bathroom at School?

Gavin Grimm
American Civil Liberties Union

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Lawmakers hope to 'chip away' on LGBT issues next year

Lauren McGaughy
Houston Chronicle

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11 Ways 2014 Was the Biggest Year in Transgender History

Rolling stone

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21 December 2014

The bigots-are-going-to-be-bigots open line

Max Brantley
Arkansas Times
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Charles Pulliam-Moore
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Gay Irish emigrants come home for Christmas (Ireland)

Anthea McTeirnan
The Irish Times
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Transgender RAF pilot who served with Prince William opens up about transition (UK)

Pink Times
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Charlotte looks to expand protection for gay, transgender residents

Steve Harrison
The Charlotte Observer
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20 December 2014

Cuba’s Gay Rights Evolution

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Warren police seek man, 22, who 'just vanished'

Katrease Stafford

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ezs note:  Michiganders, please take a second look at the picture of Jay Ralko.  If you have any 

information regarding his whereabouts, please call the Warren police at 586-574-4700.                           
Bring relief to his family and friends!

ACLU challenges vote requiring transgender students to use ‘private’ bathroom facilities

Mariam Baksh
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Smithtown, New York

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19 December 2014

Small Town Cop, Big Time Ally

Liz Hanssen
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Glendale approves gay-rights pledge

Peter Corbett
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Walmart is encouraging workers to become gay, pundit claims (UK)

Nick Duffy
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ezs note:  Wait, Michael Sam can't be gay and play football... can he?

Merkley outlines plans for LGBT civil rights bill

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18 December 2014

Cold case task force leads to arrest in 1989 murder of transgender woman

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ezs note:  Ah, this story does my heart good.  To those vermin who harmed my friends, don't worry.  You WILL be caught and jailed.

Assisted-conception families in focus (Australia)

Luis Feliu

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Holder announces Title VII covers transgender discrimination

Chris Johnson
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RIP ENDA (1974-2014)

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17 December 2014

Mayor, GLLU officer honored for fighting hate crimes

Lou Chibbaro Jr.

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Silver Pride Project offers get-togethers for seniors

700 Club host fails to grasp simple biology

U.S. embassy refuses to hand over Marine charged with murder to Filipino courts