15 April 2016

Author, transgender activist Janet Mock to speak at NMSU

Kristie Garcia
Las Cruces Sun-Times


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ezs note:  New Mexico State University isn't equal to Brown University... when it comes to letting Janet Mock speak, they're BETTER .  Go Aggies!

Johnson County students demonstrate in Topeka against Kansas ‘transgender restroom’ bill

Edward M. Eveld / eeveld@kcstar.com
The Kansas City Star


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14 April 2016

NSAA’s transgender policy stands

Russ Pankonin
The Grant Tribune Sentinel


Grant, Nebraska

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Massachusetts transgender activists make frustration clear to Baker

Colin A. Young
The Berkshire Eagle


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'Men should not be going to the bathroom with little girls': Ted Cruz backs North Carolina's transgender bathroom ban in face of gay rights backlash (UK)

Nikki Schwab
Daily Mail


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'Street freaks:' Mobile County Commission president sounds off on public restroom issue

Lawrence Specker / lspecker@al.com
al.com


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ezs note:  Wow... couldn't have said it better myself...

I'm a Transgender Man in North Carolina. Here's What the Bathroom Law Means for Me.

Samantha Michaels / smichaels@motherjones.com
Mother Jones


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13 April 2016

Big-name Missouri businesses oppose religious objections law

Summer Ballentine
Missouri Lawyers Weekly


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Local transgender woman says Transpo employee discriminated against her

Danielle Kennedy
WSBT



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Halifax theatre alters Shrek musical after transgender person walks out (Canada)

Keith Doucette
CFJC Today


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WATCH: Young Saskatchewan boy responds after Alberta mom raps criticism of transgender guidelines (Canada)

Caley Ramsay
Global News


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ezs note:  Way to go, Anthony!

Federal law dooms transgender bathroom bans: Column

Jillian T. Weiss
USA Today


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Bernie Sanders: The Daily News interview



To my friends in New York, California and other states deciding in the primary:  I urge you to read the entirety of the Daily News interview with Bernie Sanders.  No, not the rag that is printed on the masthead.  That's too cheap n' easy.  It's the one next to the "please press" button.  Will you agree with Bernie on every issue?  Nope.  But no president, from Washington on down, has ever agreed with the prospective president on every jot and tittle.  Those of us who are transgender folks need to know that this primary is vital.  Thank you very much.

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12 April 2016

Dems seek to undo Mississippi LGBT law, but likely to fail

Press
WTVA


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The Surprising Sexual Harassment Scandal Accompanying Tennessee’s Anti-Transgender Bill

Zack Ford
ThinkProgress


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Dozens speak out on proposed guidance for transgender students, bathroom use

Brian McVicar / bmcvicar@mlive.com
mlive


Escanaba, Michigan

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Transgender bathroom rights, access a hot U.S. political topic (Canada)

Justin Li
CBC News

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Vows to Revise Transgender Law

Valerie Bauerlein and Jon Kamp / Valerie.Bauerlein@wsj.com / Jon.Kamp@wsj.com
Wall Street Journal


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11 April 2016

China’s first transgender employment discrimination case goes to court (Canada)

Jonathan Kaiman
thestar.com


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Transgendered (sic) residents start lawsuit against Saskatchewan government, human rights agency

Will Chabun / wchabun@postmedia.com
Regina Leader-Post


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Prison is horrifying. For transgender people, it's hell.

German Lopez / german.lopez@vox.com
Vox


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ezs note:  YOU can do something about this!  Call, write, e-write, or better yet visit in person, and ask her/him if conditions for transgender prisoners are safe, secure, and appropriate.  If not, they should get their act together!

10 April 2016

Transgender bathroom use upsets lawmaker

Press
The Blade


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Corporations threaten to pull out of states over transgender bathroom law (Canada)

David Common
CBC


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Transgender swimmer Schuyler Bailar featured on "60 Minutes"

Jim Buzinski
Outsports


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What’s Really Behind the Angst Over Transgender Bathrooms?

Jane Eisner / eisner@forward.com
Forward


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Transgender teenage ballplayer at Santa Monica prep school spreads message of hope and acceptance

Bill Plaschke / bill.plaschke@latimes.com
LA Times


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09 April 2016

Lake George to review transgender policies Tuesday

Michael Goot / mgoot@poststar.com
The Post Star


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John Kasich: I would not have signed transgender restroom bill

Jake Miller
CBS


Gov. John Kasich (R)

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Calls Transgender Bill 'Unnecessary'

Carlos Santoscoy
On Top


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Skarholmen, Skarholms Lan, Sweden


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08 April 2016

Gay business group rescinds Charlie Baker’s honor

Joshua Miller / joshua.miller@globe.com
Boston Globe


Gov. Charlie Baker

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After student protest transgender student allowed to run for prom king

Annysa Johnson / anjohnson@journalsentinel.com
Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel


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ezs note:  Lemme see... who are the mature ones here...

Pennsylvania Governor Bans Anti-Transgender Discrimination

Press
Telesur


Gov. Tom Wolf

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ezs note: Thank you, Gov. Wolf and Pennsylvania!

Transgender professor files sex discrimination lawsuit against SVSU

Andy Hoag / ahoag@mlive.com
Mlive


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Springsteen cancels Greensboro show over NC's transgender law

Staff
Winston-Salem Journal


Bruce Springsteen

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ezs note:  Lemme see... 100 bucks (average) times 23,500 seats North Carolina flushed down the toilet...  So, how's it goin', Guv? 

07 April 2016

Brief face-to-face talk can shift anti-transgender attitudes

Press
EurekAlert!


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ezs note: Did y'all catch that?  You don't need a hard sell, or a point-by-point lecture.  You just need to be a friend!  Democrat, Republican, Green, Independent - it doesn't matter.  As your neighborhood grows tighter, the people grow happier.  Isn't that terrific?

06 April 2016

Workplace Discrimination: Don't Call a Transgender Employee "It"

Douglas M. Oldham
The National Law Review


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Seven Other States Are Considering Restricting Bathrooms For Transgender People

Leah Libresco
FiveThirtyEight

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ezs note:  If you live in the following states - Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee or Wisconsin - please tell your state representative AND state senator to say NO to this stupid bill.  You can do it!

Bright files bill that would restrict transgender bathroom access

Amanda Coyne
Greenville Online


Lee "Bright"

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ezs note:  South Carolinians - do your part and say NO to this stupid bill to YOUR state representative and state senator.  And if you live in Spartanburg or Greenville county (12th state senatorial district), do what you can to send Lee "Bright" packing!


05 April 2016

Maryland's highest court to hear parental rights law challenge

John Riley / jriley@metroweekly.com
Metroweekly


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Authorities and Family Seek Answers in Hit-and-Run on Transgender Teen

Beth Sherouse
HRC



Monterey Park, California

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ezs note:  If you have any information regarding this assault, please call the Monterey Park (California) police at 626-573-1311. Thanks.

Eliza Doolittle Will Transition Into Elijah in Transgender Pygmalion

Press
Playbill


George Bernard Shaw

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Man Who Killed Transgender Woman in a 'Blind Fury' for 'Fooling' Him Gets 12 Years in Prison

Hillary Crosley Coker
Jezebel


Islan Nettles

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PayPal Cancels Plan for Facility in North Carolina, Citing Transgender Law

Jon Kamp / jon.kamp@wsj.com
The Wall Street Journal

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ezs note:  Lemme see... 50, 000 dollars (est.) times 400 people equals 20,000,000 dollars lost to North Carolina residents... but hey, at least you have your "principles"!  Uh, good luck!

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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