21 March 2015

Transgender in Cincinnati: Ashton Dotson gets a job

Anne Saker

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Survey: Salt Lake City ranks 7th highest for LGBT population


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Albany Law School hosts LGBT Law Day


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Wave of anti-LGBT bills in 2015 state legislative sessions

LGBT Weekly

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New Haven pastor: Presbyterian Church vote to allow same-sex marriage a win for equality

Ed Stannard
New Haven Register

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Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan

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19 March 2015

Protection for LGBT seniors headed to Board of Supervisors

Erin Allday

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Judge says transgender man has plausible case he was mistreated at hospital

Randy Furst
Star Tribune

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California may ban discrimination against transgender jurors

Bakersfield Now

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MN GOPers tout anti-transgender bills in emails to constituents

Andy Birkey
Twin Cities Daily Planet

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Previous probation revoked for man charged in murder of transgender woman


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18 March 2015

Anti-Glenn protests about more than tax proposal

Tori Phelps & Kylie Wojciechowski
The Valley Vanguard

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Transgender rights: Planet Fitness incident overblown? (Canada)

Jillian Page
Montreal Gazette

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ezs note:  If you are a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, or ally person, see if there is a Planet Fitness near you.  Normally I don't plug anyone, but Planet Fitness puts their money where their mouth is.  Plus, you'll look great!

No opinion yet from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on transgender bathroom bill

Patricia Mazzei
Miami Herald

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ezs note:  Floridians - please call and ask Governor Rick Scott to veto this odious "bathroom bill"!

Maya Is Myron In ‘Bold And The Beautiful’ Transgender Shocker: Karla Mosley Reacts

International Business Times

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EDITORIAL: Transgender Reg’s stand a brave one (Australia)

Fraser Coast Chronicle

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16 March 2015

Trans inmate asks US supreme court to allow sex-reassignment surgery


The Guardian

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New U.S. rule allows same-sex couples leave to care for sick spouses

Michelle Andrews
The Washington Post

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​​Indiana​‘s​ Anti-​Freedom SB​ ​101 ​Moves ​Forward

Lynne Bowman

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ezs note:  Hoosiers - please tell your state senator that you are AGAINST SB 101.  Thanks!

Prominent San Francisco evangelical church drops celibacy requirement for LGBT members


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Facebook Bans Revenge Porn, Clarifies Policies on Nudity and “Real Names”

The Mary Sue

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14 March 2015

Sheridan, Wyoming

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Utah anti-bias, religious rights law could be model for other states

Deseret News

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Transgender teen lands Clean & Clear campaign


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NHS spends almost £1million sending Scots south for sex change operations (UK)

Daily Record

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South a ‘new frontier’ for LGBTQ activism, organizer of LSU conference says

The advocate

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13 March 2015

Let's make room for alternative views (Singapore)

Angeline Wong Hui Wei

The Straits Times

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Transgendered deserve protection from discrimination

Pat Pryor
Ithaca Journal

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New Yorkers Call the Legislature to Take Action on GENDA

David Contreras Turley

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Transgender people face discrimination in healthcare



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ezs note:  If your doctor or nurse treats you shabbily, don't just grumble - complain!  If you don't get satisfaction, see about suing or imprisoning the troll.  Yeah, it's hard - but it's worth it!

12 March 2015

Maryland man gets 4 years in prison in transgender girl's stabbing; case deemed a hate crime

Daily Journal

Reginald Klaiber

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Utah LGBT antidiscrimination law could chart new path for compromise

Mass. Congressman Seth Moulton to march with LGBT 'OutVets' in South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade

Robert Rizzuto

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Breast Cancer Risk No Higher in Transgender Patients

Endocrinology Advisor

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ezs note:  While this is a hopeful sign, it's always best to check with your doctor, and follow her/his advice!

Transgender teen activist Jazz Jennings, family, featured in TLC summer documentary series

The Republic

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11 March 2015

Holy Name's dark moment: Gay member takes own life (Australia)

Geoff Parkes
The Chronicle

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Florida House bill would remove gay adoption ban from law

The Daytona Beach News-Journal

ezs note:  I made a mistake about Mr. Artiles view on adoption. I have pulled the cartoon.  My apologies, Mr. Artiles.

Defence Force hosts first same-sex wedding (New Zealand)

Teuila Fuatai

The New Zealand Herald

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An unexpected path leads to a rewarding volunteer effort aiding Birmingham students

Amanda Wilson

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10 March 2015

UK: Transgender man thrown out of nightclub toilet wins out-of-court settlement (UK)

Scott Roberts
Pink News

Church hosting LGBT sessions


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Law enforcement officials are recognized for fighting hate


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Bruce Jenner sex change surgery set for summer: Will be lesbian after transition

Samantha Chang

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09 March 2015

Transgender artist's work now at Monmouth U.

Bill Canacci

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Padge Victoria Windslowe guilty: How she performed illegal butt injections to thousands of women

ezs note:  Y'know what? GOOD!  Ms. Winslowe may have given us all the claptrap about how "good" her "skills" were, but the only place she'll do it now is in the pen.  Rest in peace, Claudia.

U. S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Briefing on Workplace Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans

PR Newswire

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Republican lawmakers want to ax transgender athletics rule


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