05 August 2015

Is Egg-Freezing the New Frontier of Transitioning?

Marie Claire

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Raquel Reichard

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Groundbreaking Transgender Student Publication Provides Guidelines for K-12

Joseph Pedro
Global Cocktails

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International Transgender Conference – Gender Odyssey Director Sees Huge Growth Over 14 Years

Joe Veyera
Capitol Hill Times

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Embracing Transgender Communication

Kerri Allen
The Huffington Post

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04 August 2015

Eating Disorders Significantly More Prevalent Among Transgender People, Study Finds

Zack Ford
Think Progress

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New Policy Brief from WHO Addresses HIV and AIDS Among Transgender People


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A ‘Care’ful Move: How Tripura Is Looking After Transgenders, Domestic Workers And Others (India)

Sanjana Chowdhury
Youth Kiawaaz

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02 August 2015

Transgender faithful incorporate theology, ritual in their transitions

Angie Leventis Lourgos
Chicago Tribune

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Transgender sex workers share stories of daily struggles and discrimination (Australia)

Caro Meldrum-Hanna
ABC (Australia)

Leelah Alcorn (US)

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Transgender rights issue at forefront of this year’s Vancouver Pride Parade (Canada)

John Colebourn
The Province

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Eddie Redmayne is mesmorising in new US posters for transgender drama The Danish Girl (UK)

Rebecca Lewis

The Danish Girl

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01 August 2015

Transgender troops: Hurry up and wait six months

Jim Patterson
LGBT Weekly

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ezs note:  Well... I have some mixed feelings about Mr. Patterson's thoughts here.  Granted, on occasion you will have lunatics like Louie Gohmert around, (my sympathies, first district of Texas)  but the majority of representatives - Democratic or Republican - will at least be willing to grant you a hearing.  It is far too solipsistic to automatically play the "blame the representative" game.  If you didn't vote in the last election, I'm sorry - it's YOUR fault.  

Obama administration backs transgender rights

Bob Egelko
San Francisco Chronicle

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ezs note:  Californians: at the very least, I urge you to do the following.  1)  urge your neighbors to vote NO to the crappy group "Privacy For All".  2) E-mail your California friends to vote the same way.  3)  If you haven't done so, register.  4) VOTE!!!

The next hurdles to clear for transgender N.J. residents | Opinion

Andrea Bowen

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Toronto, Ontario

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31 July 2015

Male Voice, Female Body: How Transgender Women Like Caitlyn Jenner Can Feminize Their Tone

Korin Miller

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Transgender woman sexually assaulted after meeting man on Facebook

Jeff Hager

Tavon James Horton

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ezs note:  If you  see Tavon James Horton in a building or on the street in Baltimore, do not attempt to overcome him - he is considered very dangerous!  Rather, be smart and call the police at 410-307-2020.  Transgender men and women - no, I'm not asking you to don a nun's habit,  but for goodness sake, BE SMART! 

29 July 2015

Arrest made in murder of Tampa transgender woman


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ezs note:  Police catch another one.  Another troll bites the dust!I

US Transgender Military Service 2015: Discussion For Troops To Serve Openly Set

Christopher Harness
International Business Times

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Life as Sara

Monica Hesse
The Washington Post

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Omaha DJ accused of punching a transgender woman

Emily Szink

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Raquel Reichard

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ezs note:  If you haven't noticed, the murder of Veronica Bolina still remains unsolved.  If you live in Brazil (Sao Paulo region) or have traveled there on business or pleasure, please contact the police.  Thank you so much!

28 July 2015

Who Are America's Transgender Clergy?

Matthew Maule
Christianity Post

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Latin Kings gang member, 28, is accused of 'stabbing to death' 17-year-old transgender girl and then burying her in his backyard (UK)

Ashley Collman

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ezs note:  I am so glad that Mercedes Williamson's killer has been brought to justice.  And as far as Caitlyn Jenner goes - good for her!  She could have done a one or two formulaic speech - but she didn't.  She mentioned the names of far lesser known names who got killed, and she demanded justice.  Kudos to you, Caitlyn.

Sex discrimination ruled out in transgender student's restroom lawsuit

Matthew Clark
Sun Times Network

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27 July 2015

Oregon Sen. Leads Charge for LGBT Civil Rights

Karina Brown
Courthouse News Service

Jeff Merkeley

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A transgender odyssey in the banal ‘As One’

Joshua Kosman


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F-Compo: A Transgender Family Manga From The Creator Of City Hunter – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

Rich Johnston
Bleeding Cool

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Western Values Inspire Gay Rights Debate in S. Korea

Caty Weaver
Voice of America

26 July 2015

Conference unites black activists; focuses on transgender lives

Mark Gillespie

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Kennedy backing bill to extend civil rights protections to gay, transgender citizens

Jim Hand
The Sun Chronicle

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Transgenders Facing Stigma Get Strongest Support From Parents (India)

Gokul Vannan
The New Indian Express

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On a mission: Transgender woman prepares for return to a dangerous place

Kalhan Rosenblatt
Naples Daily News

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Evangelical Church of the WI passes 'resolution opposing same-sex marriage' (Jamaica)

Jamaica Observer

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ezs note:  Y'know, the Evangelical Church of the West Indies has every right to hold this position.   
I may disagree, but they do have this right.  However, what about the liberal churches, 
temples, or mosques?  What about the individuals who belong to no church?  It is my firm belief that governments belong to PEOPLE, not churches!

25 July 2015

Texas High Court Strikes Down LGBT Ordinance

Andreas Preuss
Bulletin Leader

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Dayton, Ohio

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24 July 2015

Conflict arises between Fresno police, transgender activists over identification of murder victim

Rory Appleton
Nicole Santos
The Fresno Bee

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ezs note:  If you have any information regarding the murder of KC Haggard (police misname her "Kenton") , please call 559-621-7000.

Rest in peace, KC...

President Obama makes history with Africa visit

Baltimore Post-Examiner

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Man arrested for attack on transgender woman in Seattle


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ezs note:  GOOD!  If you are aware about a transgender man or woman being accosted or abused, please call your local police department.

Birmingham SHOUT fest opener 'Tangerine' awash in media attention since Sundance

Jesse Chambers

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CDC awards $3.8 mill to local agencies for 5 year HIV prevention partnership

Press release
Windy City Times

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ezs note:  If you live in the Chicago area, and are African-American or Chicano/Chicana, please take advantage of the following programs.  Be happy and healthy!

23 July 2015

New Mexico Groups Applaud Introduction Of Federal Equality Act


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ezs note:  National Public Radio (NPR) is a great alternative versus the dreck that's on most of the station these days.  If you like it, put a bumper sticker on your car!  Hell, even if one person a day tries 
NPR out, you've increased the knowledge base just a smidge!

HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Popular in High-Risk Patients

Marcia Frelick

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ezs note:  Be happy - just be careful!  Consult with a COMPETENT doctor about alternatives before you have sex.

No more “fronting,” transgender inmate embraces new name

Margie Fishman
Delaware Online

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Transgender life in Ukraine officially labeled as 'disorder' (Ukraine)

Anna Yakutenko
Kyiv Post

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The absurd reason the FDA bans many transgender women from donating blood

German Lopez

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