03 April 2016

Hey, Iowa lawmakers, leave those kids alone

Todd Dorman
The Gazette


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Kim Davis' Lawyers Threaten To Sue NJ High School Over Proposed Transgender Policy

David Badash
The New Civil Rights Movement


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Activists try to calm fears over transgender bathroom access

David Crary
WSFA


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Proposed Illinois bill aims to keep transgender students out of their preferred gender bathrooms

Shelley Mesch
The DePaulia


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Lilly Wachowski makes first public appearance at GLAAD Awards since coming out as transgender

Tre'vell Anderson / trevell.anderson@latimes.com
LA Times


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Stockport, UK


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02 April 2016

Over 200 participants gather for 19th annual Southern Illinois AIDS Walk

Nefeteria Brewster
The Southern Illinoisan


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Transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi turns showstopper at LFW (India)

Press
DNA India


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Young Transgender childs & Mental Health – Fort Lauderdale Tech Time (sic)

Press
Albany Daily Star


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New Miss Transgender UK crowned after the original winner was disqualified

Heledo Pritchard
Wales Online


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Ian McEwan criticised by campaigners over transgender remarks

Chris Johnston
the guardian


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01 April 2016

Malloy Joins Business, Political Leaders Calling For North Carolina Boycott

Russell Blair
Hartford Courant


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How ID Laws Disenfranchise Transgender Voters

Brentin Mock
Citylab




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Protesters ask Sen. Flanagan to address transgender, immigrant issues

Joseph D. Sullivan
Newsday


State Senator John Flanagan

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ezs note:  US residents - hey, pal, this is how you do it - locally!  So get off your rump and into their office!

Transgender Men And Women Are Sharing Photos Of Their Transitions On Social Media, Celebrating Gender Identity

Ali Venosa
Medical Daily


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Franck: Mass. does no better than N.C. on transgender

Kevin Franck
Boston Herald


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ezs note:  Dracut, Massachusetts residents - it's NOT too late to send lunatics like Colleen Gary packing!  Do it Monday, posthaste!

Connecticut hit by freak snowstorm; Hartford County especially hard hit

Abby Olheiser and Caitlyn Dewey
The Washington Post


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31 March 2016

Life in transition: A transgender artist shares his journey to becoming his true self

Glen Starkey
Santa Maria Sun


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Mapping transgender-friendly bathrooms in hostile North Carolina

Nicholas Korody
Archinect


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ezs note:  In one sense, I guess it's good.  In another sense... gawd, North Carolina is one f***ed up state... 

Millennium Bridge goes purple as North East shows support for the transgender community (UK)

Dan O'Donoghue
Chronicle Live


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Man accused in transgender teen murder must surrender DNA sample

Staff
WLOX


Josh Vallum

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British doctors are failing to help transgender people (Canada)

Kas Roussy
CBC


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30 March 2016

Arkansas Attorney General Seeks to Block Protections for Gays and Lesbians

Press
NBC


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ezs note:  Arkansans - when election day rolls around, I hope you'll remember to vote for attorney general.  Here's a hint - it ain't Leslie Rutledge.

Fate of NC's transgender law could be decided in Virginia case

Press
Winston-Salem Journal


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Former Pitt-Johnstown transgender student settles lengthy lawsuit with university

Ron Musselman
WJAC


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It’s Time to Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility!

Steve Williams
care2


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ezs note:  If you have time, please fill out the petition at the bottom of the blog.  Geez, it takes two minutes - if that!! 

Lookout to be tried in robbery-murder of transgender woman

Joseph A. Slobodzian
philly.com


Kiesha Jenkins

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29 March 2016

Arizona: Transgender Woman Detained by ICE, Sent to Male Detention Center

Press
Democracy Now!


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Republican lawmaker wants to ban transgender students from bathrooms of their choice

Kate Wells
Michigan Radio


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ezs note: Michigan residents - please contact your state representative AND state senator and tell him/her to vote NO on this idiotic bill!  Thanks.

Indiana: Pay to Pee Bill Will Punish Transgender Students With Jail and Fines for Using Wrong Bathrooms, Senate Bill 35 Under Fire

Essel Pratt
Inquisitr


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ezs note:  Indiana residents - please remember to have your state representative AND state senator vote NO on this moronic bill!  Thanks. 

NY Governor Bars State Travel to North Carolina Over Transgender Bathroom Ordinance Ban

Michael Gryboski
Christian Post


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North Carolina AG Won't Defend Transgender Law in Court

Gary D. Robertson
ABC


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28 March 2016

Organizers planning proms for LGBT and special needs students

Mark Feldmann
The Journal Times


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Policies, gender roles keep transgender students out of Greek life

Grace Lyden
Grand Forks Herald


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Transgender and Mormon: a growing movement that's fighting for acceptance (UK)

Sam Levin
The Guardian


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Baptist group protests North Carolina transgender law

Bob Allen
Baptist News Global


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Transgender woman sexually assaulted in Stonewall Inn bathroom: NYPD

Alyssa Zauderer
PIX11


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ezs note:  Please, if you have any information about this crime, call 1-800-577-TIPS or log onto Crime Stoppers Website. Thanks.

27 March 2016

Take heart because it will soon all be over in Nashville

Robert Houk
Johnson City Press


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Canada trails Wales when it comes to transgender protections (Canada)

Sherry Noik
CBC


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Mangaluru: Woman welfare committee, transgender policy this year: Umashree (India)

Press
daijiworld.com


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Minn. Republicans unveil restrictive transgender bill

Sam Wilmes /  sam wilmes@albertleatribune.com
Austin (Minnesota) Daily Herald.com


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Justice Department advises U.S. Prisons to consider identities of transgender inmates to protect them from violence

Staff
Lawyer Herald


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26 March 2016

Lunafest showcases women's stories

Press
Bismarck Tribune


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Transgender woman dies after undergoing illegal backstreet bum implant surgery (Ireland)

Natalie Evans
Irish Mirror


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ezs note:  Go ahead.  Take a second look.  Maybe - if you're "lucky" - you'll wind up with a horribly disfigured body.  If you're not so lucky, you'll wind up dead. Don't let these charlatans take your money AND your life!!!

Jordan Gray becomes first transgender singer to reach The Voice finals (UK/Scotland)

Courtney Cameron / courtney.cameron@jpress.co.uk
Edinburgh Evening News


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Apple and Tech Titans Condemn North Carolina Anti-LGBT Legislation

David Z. Morris
Fortune


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Foes: Kansas bills create 'bounty' on transgender students

Staff
KMBC


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ezs note:  Kansans - please call or e-mail your state representative AND state senator to tell them how stupid this bill is.  Better yet, SHOW UP.

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


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