14 October 2016

Bristol Church Invites Transgender Pastor To Give Sermon

Hartford Courant

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Treating and Preventing HIV with Trauma-Informed Care

Laurie Saloman
Contagion Live

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Wave of Violence Targets Transsexuals in Mexico (Mexico)


Alessa Flores

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Transgender rights: France scraps sterilisation in status law (UK)


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13 October 2016

Texas Jailers Make Crude Remarks About Transgender Inmate Online

Meagan Flynn

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Iowa’s first transgender high school athlete found his truth on the track

Courtney Crowder
USA Today

Cedar Falls, Iowa

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12 October 2016

Transgender muses highlight UFO basketball league (Philippines)

Junhan B. Todino
Marianas Variety

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Providing Transgender-Inclusive Health Care

Vincenzo Carannante, Joan Feldman, Stephanie Gomes-Ganhao, and William Rob
JD Supra Business Advisor

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11 October 2016

Frontline examination of transgender

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ezs note:  This is almost an hour and a half coverage by Frontline regarding transgender children and adolescents.  See it yourself and show it to your family and friends.  Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-19bQ3b4nA

Here's Your Chance To Make Sure These Twelve States Don't Get Away With This

Brianna Wu

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ezs note:  If you live in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, or Washington DC, this is your last day to vote!!!  Register to vote NOW!!

On National Coming Out Day, I celebrate my birthday

Darren Arquero
Berkeley News

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Raquel Reichard

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ezs note:  Be an informed voter!  See the short video, and, at the end, click www.votingwhiletrans.org.  Don't be one of the 25,000!

Four Mass. churches sue over new transgender law

David Scharfenberg
Boston Globe

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NHS not transgender-friendly enough, says nurse (UK)


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10 October 2016

Pitt: High school transgender male got threats, fears getting beaten up in bathroom

Elizabeth Leland
The Charlotte Observer

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Albany Planned Parenthood to offer transgender patients medical care

Claire Hughes

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09 October 2016

Dana Milbank: Governor’s defeat could be watershed moment for gay rights

Dana Milbank
Monterey Herald

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Posters seeking transgenders' beheading appear in Pakistan (India)

Deccan Herald

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ezs note:  Transgender persons and allies, particularly those in Pakistan, you can choose to panic - but the better choice is to plan ahead.  The best choice might be is to let people know that you are their friends, neighbors, and coworkers - not a bunch of aliens.  Hook up with your LGBT group to find out what your best course of action might be.

Celebrate National Coming Out Day at the Library

Pasadena Now

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Ben Carson: Gay Marriage Will Lead To 'Mass Killings,' Transgender People Are Confused

Carlos Santoscoy
On Top

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Transgender pastor preaches to the choir with love

Kevin Fagan

San Francisco Chronicle

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08 October 2016

So, *ahem*, how's your ol' pal Donald doing these days?

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ezs note:   To see the TYT video, click on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=su-Rt4QJZ08

Decatur, Illinois

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ezs note:  Say, are you interested in travelin'? Just click on Decatur, Illinois and see what's there!

07 October 2016

NWHL player Harrison Browne comes out as a transgender man

Michele Steele

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Why The New York Times means so much to me

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This day, I would like to address the conservative transgender people.  (Yes, there are those out there.)  You might think otherwise, but I do understand your frustrations:
1)  The budget is of great concern to me.
2)  Yeah, every once in a while I blurt out an oath, but these are rarities.  Almost all of the time, I stick to the King's English.

  3)  Call me an old fogy, but I much prefer the terms Miss or Mrs. to the epithet Ms
   4)  Once in awhile, there are good Republicans as well as good Democrats, and I feel perfectly comfortable voting for them.

Having said all that, let me turn to The New York Times.  It is the nation's largest paper, and arguably the world's largest paper.  It is also has garnered a lion's share of critics.  

No matter what individual critiques you may have, there are certain points which the Times has, which other papers simply do not have:

1)  The Corrections page.  Yeah, this might seem like so much quibbling, but it is important.  Every day, someone goes over the paper with a fine-toothed comb, to make sure it is accurate.  If it is not, they promptly print it in the Corrections page.  Other papers print it rarely - if at all.  Accuracy be damned - we've got a paper to write.

2) Every once in awhile, a thoughtful person will write back, and the Times, to their credit, will print the article in the Editorial page.

3)  A crackerjack, indepth staff. 

When all is said and done, this has everything to do with the Time's endorsement of Hillary Clinton, and their critique of Donald Trump.  Despite what certain people like to spout off, this is not a matter of liberalism or conservatism.  It's a matter of accuracy.

Oh, by the way, there is one paper that endorses Trump.  The National Enquirer.

I'm not kidding.

Register and vote.  Election Day is November 8.

06 October 2016

Tony Perkins: Better To Disband The Military Than Include Transgender Service Members

Brian Tashman
Right Wing Watch

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Abrupt Death of Young Transgender Orthodox Jew Grieves Chicago Community

Aimee Levitt
The Forward

Jonah Berele

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ezs note:  It sounds like Jonah was a kind and gentle man.  Rest in peace, Jonah, and my condolences to your family.

Transgender Students Sue Pennsylvania District Restroom Rule

NBC 10

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05 October 2016

04 October 2016

Person of interest jailed, questioned in shooting of transgender woman

Carol Robinson

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Mark Seliger takes on the unsung in book of trans portraits

Leanne Italie

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Trump Slammed for Controversial Response to Trans Military Question

Mary Emily O'Hara

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Intersex—seeking the beauty in difference

Martha Henriques
Medical XPress

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ezs note:   This is a long but worthy piece.  If you are intersex or know someone who is, I urge you to read this.

Pope Francis urges pastoral care for transgender people, draws line between ministry and ‘indoctrination’

Nicole Winfield
The Washington Post

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03 October 2016

Oklahoma City man arrested for kidnapping, sexual battery of transgender woman

K. Querry

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New suicide prevention strategies for gay, transgender youth

Science Codex

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Defense Department Issues Transgender Handbook

Amy Bushatz

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Atlanta trans pioneer Cheryl Courtney-Evans dies

Matt Hennie
Project Q Atlanta

Cheryl Courtney-Evans
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ezs note:  What an amazing life!  Rest in peace, Cheryl...

02 October 2016

A different Drum's beat


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Gambia fails to heed UN warnings on deteriorating human rights (Gambia)

Amnesty International
The Salone Monitor

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Faith and equality community dialogue to be held in Concord

Independent Tribune

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Governor hopefuls distancing themselves from Clinton, Trump

Colin Jeffery

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Hope, Relief for Transgender Military Families in New Policy

Ben Finley

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01 October 2016

Gay Catholics test Poland's conservative church

Michel Viatteau
Digital Journal

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Trinity PRIDE: On being an ally

Abigail Wharton
The Trinitonian

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US top judge ousted over gay marriage stand (Ghana)


Judge Roy Moore

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Transgender's 'uncomfortable' transit at Abu Dhabi airport (United Arab Emirates)

Ashwani Kumar
Khaleej Times

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Thai expert picked for first-ever LGBTI role (Thailand)

The Nation (Thailand)

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Cranston, Rhode Island

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ezs note:  Are you interested in visiting Cranston, Rhode Island?  All ya gotta do is click!