01 January 2017

New Year, New You? (UK)

LJ Ferris
Huffpost Lifestyle UK

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LGBT Chamber initiative encourages corporate activism

Out & About Nashville

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Transgender people demand govt to establish separate public toilets (Pakistan)

Kashif Hussain
Daily Times

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Texas Judge Halts Federal Transgender Health Protections

Paul J. Weber

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ezs note:  Well, I do see one solution here.  Don't go to a conservative "Christian" doctor... for any reason.  

Happy New Year 2017! (maybe they'll get it right this time...)

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31 December 2016

No, Donald Trump Wishing Happy New Year To His ‘Many Enemies’ Is In No Way the Same As Hillary Clinton’s ‘Basket Of Deplorables’

Michael Darer
The Huffington Post

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ezs note:  And Happy New Year to you, f%&@face!


Daniel Wenger
The New Yorker

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N.C Judge Temporarily Blocks GOP Power Grab

Dan McCue
Courthouse News Service

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How a slain street vendor became a Brazilian hero for LGBTQ and homeless communities

Kiratiana Freelon

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ezs note:  Rest in peace, Mr. Ruas.  Please know that you are a hero not only for Brazil, but for the entire world.

20 advertisers that made 2016 gayer than ever

Mike Wilke

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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

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ezs note: Hey, it's time to visit Sudbury!  Just click on up!

30 December 2016

Addressing the Trump Conflict Issues

Laurence Tribe and Mark Green
The New York Times

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SDGLN's top local news stories of 2016

George Vernon

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LIFE OF AGONY's 'A Place Where There's No Pain' To Arrive In April


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10 ways transgender service members led the fight for equality in 2016

Fiona Dawson
LGBTQ Nation

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India’s first transgender school opens in Kerala (India)

Kiran Gangadharan
The Indian Express

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29 December 2016

Professor Olga Cox called Donald Trump's victory an 'act of terrorism', now she fears for her life (Australia)

Peter Holley
The Sydney Morning Herald

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Bristol Palin Lambastes Elton John and Other "Sissies" Who Won't Perform for Trump

Trudy Ring

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ezs note:  Bristol, I know I've told you this before, but being conservative has nothing to do with their performing.  However, Trump's knuckle-dragging, petulant, racist, behavior just might  have something  to do with it, doncha' think???

2016 Wasn't Totally Awful—17 Sources of Queer Joy in a Terrible Year

June Thomas and J. Bryan Lowder

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India’s first transgender Principal resigns (St. Lucia)

St. Lucia Times

Manabi Bandopadhyay

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Transgender Cub Scout kicked out of pack gets support from all over the world


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28 December 2016

Does Racism Explain Donald Trump’s Victory?

Joyce Denn
The New York Times

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The top 10 transgender stories of 2016

Dawn Ennis
LGBTQ Nation

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ezs note:  Of the the ten listed here, please take special note of the nitwit at number 2.  Gawd, this cuckoobird belongs in a rubber room, not a state legislature!

Potty parade: Toilets lined up outside N.C. official’s house create amusing mystery

Ann Doss Helms
Charlotte Observer

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ezs note:  Toilets of the world, unite!  You have nothing to lose but your poop!

Kansas school’s libraries offer students pronoun pins

The Seattle Times

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"Nashville" returns with transgender actress, new plot lines

Kristin M. Hall

27 December 2016

The Trump Foundation must go — but not on Donald Trump’s ridiculous terms

Simon Maloy

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Transgender boy barred from Boy Scout troop in New Jersey

Timothy Rawles

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National Women’s Hockey League adopts comprehensive transgender policy

Cyd Zeigler

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India centre to get transgender school dropouts ready for jobs (India)

Rina Chandran

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Demand for transgender medical care is exploding

Usha Lee McFarling
Business Insider

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26 December 2016

Kathleen Parker: An open letter to President-elect Donald Trump

Kathleen Parker
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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14 Of Our Favorite Queer Heroes Of 2016

JamesMichael Nichols
The Huffington Post

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HB 1523 opponents growing in numbers

Anna Wolfe
The Clarion-Ledger

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Transgender black man slashed after offering his seat

Tina Moore and Natalie Musumeci
New York Post

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ezs note:  Well, you never know what sort of nefarious deed he has in mind after he offers you his seat.


To my UK friends, happy Boxing Day!

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To my African-American friends, happy Kwanzaa!

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24 December 2016

Lynn Benton, transgender man, locked up in woman's facility

Stephen Mayer

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DeRidder, Louisiana

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ezs note:  Hey, its time to go south and see DeRidder, Louisiana!  Just click on and check it out!

23 December 2016

Trump New York co-chair makes racist 'gorilla' remark about Michelle Obama

Edward Helmore
The Guardian


Trans man wins fight to change his name without providing ‘medical evidence’

Dawn Ennis
LGBTQ Nation

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Brian Brown: NOMing the globe

D'Anne Witkowski

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TransHaven LA Is Fighting Trans Homelessness This Holiday Season

Claire Warner

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LifeSite + ACPeds = Displeasure with National Geographic

The Slowly Boiled Frog

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22 December 2016

Thinking About Committing Civil Disobedience in the Age of Trump

Harold Pollack
The Nation.

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Transgender survival guide for the holidays: Tips to remember when you reunite with family

Serena Daniari

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'The OA' went to incredible lengths to find one of its most memorable characters

Kim Renfro
Business Insider

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