17 February 2016

Governor to meet with transgender South Dakotans

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KOTA


Gov. Dennis Daugaard (South Dakota)

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ezs note:  South Dakotans - hey, Dennis Daugaard is a nice guy.  However, he's receiving tons of e-mail asking him to pass this misguided bill.  You can make a difference by sending a polite e-mail  explaining how you, your family member, or your friend is going to jump through unnecessary hoops if this silly bill is passed, and he should veto this bill.  Thanks. 

Transgender woman files suit against former employer

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wftv9


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Major transgender gathering returning to midstate

David Wenner / dwenner@pennlive.com
Penn Live



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16 February 2016

15 February 2016

Conference focuses on LGBT Elders

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Wicked Local Danvers


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Life After Scalia: A True Revolution Can Now Begin

Michelangelo Signorile
The Huffington Post


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22 transgenders get SI appointment orders in Tamil Nadu (India)

Manish Kumar Pathak
indiatoday.in


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State Bill Would Modernize Process To Change Gender On Illinois Birth Certificates

Ellyn Fortino
Equality Illinois


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Supporters, opponents of WA transgender bathroom rule protest

Staff
KING 5


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14 February 2016

Jordan Raskopoulos of Axis of Awesome Comes Out As Transgender In Video Message

Chantelle Schmidt
Crave


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13 February 2016

Educating LePage: Transgender 101

Eric Shepard
aporia


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Vigil held for transgender murder victim Monica Loera

Lindsay Liepman
KEYE TV


Monica Loera

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ezs note:  If you have any information regarding the murder of Monica Loera, please contact the Austin police department  at austin311 (in Austin) or 512-974-2000 (outside of Austin).  Thanks. 

Gov. Daugaard, you met a transgender person: me

Kendra Heathscott
Argus Leader


South Dakota governor's mansion

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It's time to create a world that recognises the rights of transgender people (UK)

Neela Ghoshal and Kyle Knight
Guardian


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Indonesia’s transgender madrasa (UK)

Jonathan Miller
4 News


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Nashua, New Hampshire


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11 February 2016

Scholarship Related to Transgender Issues to Benefit from First Digital Archive

Cristal Steuer
College of the Holy Cross


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ezs note:  Wow -- this article is seminal.  I know of no other data work that reprints transgender literature so broadly - and it is growing.  Please see Digital Transgender Archive. I promise, you won't be disappointed.

10 February 2016

Opinion: Ohio needs to follow Cincinnati’s example and ban conversion therapy

Caroline Cory
The News Record

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Controversy surrounds transgender student using boys' locker room

Sasha Foo
KUSI News


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State Senate rejects reversal of transgender bathroom rule

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Bipartisan Vote Defeats Anti-Transgender Legislation in Virginia

Ryan White
HRC


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Principals weigh in on transgender books debate (Australia)

Jarrard Potter
The Daily Examiner

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09 February 2016

Study from Harvard and Yale shows positive psychological effects of hormone therapy in transgenders

Mary Ann Liebert
EurekAlert!


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Woman Sought in Connection With Bias Attack on Transgender Woman

Staff
Time Warner Cable News


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ezs note:  New York City residents - especially if you get on or off at the 125th Street subway station, and you noticed the assault of Jennifer Louise Lopez, please contact the police by using one of the following methods: Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text them at CRIMES, then text TIP577, or visit  www.nypdcrimestoppers.com,  Thanks.


House advances transgender athlete bill

Dana Ferguson / dferguson@argusleader.com
Argus Leader


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Voting Begins in New Hampshire in 2016 Primaries

Hayley Miller
HRC


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07 February 2016

Cuomo bans conversion therapy in New York

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Andrew Cuomo

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Effort to Replace NSAA’s Policy on Transgender Student-Athletes Looks Bound for Defeat

Joe Dejka
News Channel Nebraska


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ezs note:  Nebraskans - yes, it's looking better and better!  But let's put the final nail in this coffin. Urge your state legislators to vote NO on this idiotic bill!

TRANSGENDER DISCRIMINATION: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (Australia)

Ron Hughes
GNN


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Mother pulls children from Frankston High School over transgender awareness rules (Australia)

Rita Panahi
Herald Sun


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The medical perspective on being transgender

Noel K. Gallagher / ngallagher@pressherald..com
Portland Press Herald

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06 February 2016

MSU Adds Gender Identity to Non-discrimination Policy

Lindsay Clein / lclein@kolr10.com
KOLR 10


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Israeli Historical Cabinet pushes for transgender praying space at Western Wall

Melinda Barton
The Lake Andes Wave


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Transgender Girl Scout enjoys huge cookie sale success

John Riley / jriley@metroweekly.com
Metroweekly



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Police Kill Transgender Man With Asperger’s Who Was Suicidal

Daniel Politi
Slate


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No practical rights for the transgender in Pakistan (Pakistan)

ZahidunNisa (spelled correctly)
The Express Tribune


Karachi, Pakistan

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Bristol, Quebec, Canada


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04 February 2016

Of legislation, death, justice and love

Autumn Sandeen
LGBT Weekly


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Transgender woman found dead in Tbilisi (Georgia [state])

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Democracy & Freedom Watch


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Shayne Fletcher, a transgender Hernando man crowdfunding sex change

Jacqueline Ingles
ABC Action News


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Washington Senate panel passes bill nixing new restroom rules

Jim Camden
The Columbian

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Trans people told they are ‘too complicated’ to treat on NHS, politicians told (UK)

James Patrick McCormick
Pink News

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Arrrgh... but I'm back!

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29 January 2016

EIU Diversity Conference to Focus on “The Power of One”

cwalker / cwalker@jg-tc.com
Journal Gazette - Times Courier


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HHS Rules Transgender Woman Entitled to Surgical Benefits Provided by Medicare Advantage Insurers

Breanna Diaz
HRC


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Lincoln High Senior Is Vocal Transgender Advocate

Perry Groten / pgroten@keloland.com
keloland.com


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ezs note: South Dakotans - follow the example of your brave people and call your legislators to vote NO on the following stupid bills:  House Bills 1108, 1112, and 1107.  Thanks.

Dermatologists Have a Role in Care of Transgender Patients

Press
Doctors Lounge


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WATCH: Florida Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Is a Mom for Trans Equality

Cleis Abeni
Advocate


Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

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