05 June 2015

Lead Letter: Christians should not discriminate against the LGBT community

Anonymous letter
Bayou Buzz

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Billie Jean King: Caitlyn Jenner helps transgender tolerance (Barbados)


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Shhh, archbishop: S.F. doesn’t want your take on gender identity

C. W. Nevins
San Francisco Chronicle

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Ukip banned from gay pride march after party's inclusion stokes anger (UK)

Amit Sandhu
The Guardian

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04 June 2015

WATCH: Michelle Duggar Stands By Transphobic Robocall

Neal Broverman
The Advocate

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Think gender comes down to X and Y chromosomes? Think again (Canada)

Peter McKnight
The Globe and Mail

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Ontario passes NDP bill to ban conversion therapy for LGBTQ children (Canada)

610 CKTB

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Trans people in Ireland will soon be able to self-declare to change their birth certificate gender (UK)

Joseph Patrick McCormick
Pink News

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03 June 2015

Petition started to strip Caitlyn Jenner of 1976 Olympic gold medal

Sarah Huggins


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ezs note:  Why does it not surprise me that this knuckledragger is from Texas???

Mike Huckabee faces questions on transgender joke

Ashley Killough

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ezs note:  So, Mike, how's it going?

Hate crimes detectives seeking suspect who pushed transgender woman onto subway tracks

AM New York

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ezs note:  New York City residents - Fortunately, the woman survived the attack relatively unharmed.  If you have any information about this, please call 1-800-577-TIPS.  Let the Big Apple shine!

Jennifer Hudson Drops "I Still Love You" Music Video, Which Promotes LGBT Equality—Watch the Moving Clip!

Corinne Heller

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02 June 2015

Jenner's ties to Newtown High School recalled

Rob Ryser

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Trans Woman Says Jail Staff Ridiculed And Mocked Her During Pat Down

AFFIRMATION ON WHEELS: Penn State grad founded an unusual gay pride march in communist Vietnam

Jim Lewis

Press and Journal

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Mike Huckabee: I wish I pretended to be transgender to shower with girls


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UN Human Rights Office releases report detailing violence and discrimination against LGBT people

LGBT Weekly

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01 June 2015

Connecticut lawmakers vote to make it easier to change gender on birth certificates

The Republican

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CALM Fest Shillong (India)

R. Raj Rao
Pune Mirror

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Want to be a hero for sex workers? Try listening (Australia)

Tilly Lawless
Daily Life

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Elorza unveils gender-inclusive health plan for Providence employees

John Hill
Providence Journal

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How to talk about Caitlyn Jenner: a guide to speaking and writing about transgender people

Xeni Jardin
boing boing

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30 May 2015

Teasley: ‘Religious freedom’ bill will return next year

Ricky Leroux
The Marietta Daily Journal

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ezs note:  Georgians - granted, the fact is that Georgia is lopsidedly conservative - but that doesn't mean that you shouldn't have your say!  Call or e-write  and let them know that they shouldn't vote for the bogus "religious freedom" bill.  Have your say!

Transgender prisoners in Rio given choice between male or female prison (Australia)

ABC (Australia)

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Policies on transgender admissions at women's colleges


Barnard College
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President Obama Proclaims June as LGBT Pride Month

the SOP

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Kochi, Kerala, India

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29 May 2015

Ready for his close-up? Bruce Jenner to 'grace the cover of Vanity Fair as a woman' ...and will be shot by Annie Leibovitz (UK)

Daily Mail

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Conway Pride Parade enters 12th year

Log Cabin Democtat

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CII edict makes Almas Bobby happy (Pakistan)

Hamid Wazir
Daily Times

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ezs note:  In most Western societies, the term 'shemale' is considered derogatory.  However, in Eastern societies (particularly in Islamic societies) the connotation is not the same.  Hope this helps. 

Illinois Senate Approves Bill Protecting LGBT Youth From Conversion Therapy

Carlos Santoscoy
On Top

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What’s pushing transgenders to beggary? (India)

Priyanka Dasgupta
The Times of India

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28 May 2015

How the Duggars steer the GOP wrong

Joanna Weiss
The Boston Globe

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WATCH: 5 Arrested at California Rally to End Trans Immigration Detention

Thom Senzee

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Meet Warren Entsch, Queensland's unlikely but vocal LGBTI champion (Australia)

Matthew Knott
The Sydney Morning Herald

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Author recasts parables for a contemporary audience

Dr. Paula Trimble-Familetti

The Desert Sun

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New Democrat MPP’s bill banning ‘conversion therapy’ clears hurdle (Canada)

Robert Benzie
The Star

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27 May 2015

Survey: Same-sex home buyers fear discrimination

Nicholas Nehamas
Miami Herald

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Iran Transgender Law: Islamic Republic Advances Bill To ‘Protect Transsexuals’ Amid Crackdown On Gay Rights

Lora Moftah
International Business Times

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The Silliest Things Republican Contenders Are Saying This Week

Andrew Rosenthal
The New York Times

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‘You keep saying that word …’

Leslie McMurray

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26 May 2015

New Laws Affecting LGBT Community Take Effect Without Hogan’s Signature

Pat Warren
CBS Baltimore

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Hearing Tuesday on whether former Billings judge's racist emails can be used in appeals

Aja Goare

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We trust children to know what gender they are – until they go against the norm

Diane Ehrensaft
Science Codex

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25 May 2015

Cast out and unwelcome: Life for transgender people after Nepal’s earthquake (UK)

Maude Froberg
Pink News

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ezs note:  You can help our Tibetan friends by contacting Nepal earthquake appealAmerican Red Cross, and/or Doctors Without Borders.  Thank you very much.

Staying Positive (Canada)

Luke Edwards
Niagara This Week

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Turkey gets first openly gay parliamentary candidate (Turkey)

Enver Faruk GÜNEY 

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24 May 2015

Brody Jenner on Bruce: “I love him to death” (Australia)

Cosmopolitan (Australia)

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Internal Medicine/ACP Serve as Medicine's Conscience

Bob Doherty
Medpage Today

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Media roundup: Minister pleads guilty to marriage equality

Rachel Walden
UU World

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