22 February 2017

Mombian: Warmth for the Winter

Dana Rudolph

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A Clarifying Moment in American History

Eliot A. Cohen
The Atlantic

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The Trump Administration Is Set to Reverse Transgender Bathroom Protections

Osita Nwanevu

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please press:  http://www.slate.com

21 February 2017

Cinemas across the US to screen 1984 in protest against Donald Trump (UK)

Adam Boult
The Telegraph

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LGBT community rallies for LB 173 at Capitol news conference (AUDIO)

Brent Martin
Nebraska Radio Network

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The Crying Game: 25th Anniversary Edition

Tim Isaac
Big Gay Picture Show

Dil (Jaye Davidson) and Fergus (Stephen Rea)

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Transgender woman punched on Albany's Central Avenue

Emily Masters

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please press:  http://www.timesunion.com

Trump Will Do Away With Obama Transgender Student Guidelines, Report Says

Alberto Luperon
Law Newz

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20 February 2017

John Oliver Eviscerates Donald Trump’s Ties to Vladimir Putin

Matthew Dessem

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please press:  http://www.slate.com

Democrats to test Virginia's GOP incumbents in every House district won by Clinton

Patricia Sullivan
The Roanoke Times

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ezs note:  If you live in one of Virginia's troglodyte Republican districts, you know what to do - volunteer, vote, and if no one is running in your district, run yourself!

Pakistan’s transgender community seeks reformation (Qatar)

Gulf News

Peshawar, Pakistan

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Transgender with serious illness talks about life, acceptance

Tammie Gercken
The News-Herald

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please press:  http://www.morganton.com

These transgender patients now have a place to change their lives all at once

Patrick Harris
Miami Herald

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19 February 2017

Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

Matti Huuhtanen

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please press:  http://abcnews.go.com

I'm Proud Of My Liberal Bubble, Where Being Intolerant Means Not Putting Up With Bigotry

Robbie Medwed

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A parent has launched a lawsuit against the wrestling league because a transgender teen won (UK)

Meka Beresford
Pink News

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ezs note: Huh, huh.  You lost.  Get over it, dumbasses.

Ecuador transgender people vote for first time according to chosen gender (Malaysia)

Alexander Ulmer and Yury Garcia
The Star Online

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: I Was Only Joking About A Bill Forcing NFL Players To Stand For The National Anthem

Emma Baccelleri

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press please:  http://deadspin.com

18 February 2017

McCain Takes Trump’s Worldview To Task In Fiery Munich Speech

Jack Davis
Western Journalism

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LGBT employees ask DeVos to keep protections

Maria Danilova
Hattiesburg American

spoof of Betsy DeVos (Jo Firestone)

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Mormon Church joins fight against federal transgender rights directive

Erin Rook
LGBTQ Nation

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Hungarian slaughterhouse love story wins Berlin fest's Golden Bear (Australia)

7 News

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‘Go f*ck yourself!’: Watch Larry Wilmore rip Milo’s ‘douchey little ass’ for attacking transgender adults

Tom Boggoni
Raw Story

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Costa Mesa, California

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ezs note:  And off we go to Costa Mesa, California!  Wheeeee!

17 February 2017

Donald Trump just called the media 'the enemy of the American people'

Jason Abbruzzese

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please press:  http://mashable.com

Congressman, county leaders address ICE detention of transgender woman

Evan Folan

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please press:  http://www.kvia.com

Pressure Mounts on Sri Lanka to Remove Anti-LGBTQ Laws as Part of E.U. Trade Deal

Saurav Jung Thapa

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please press:  http://www.hrc.org

Repealing Obamacare would be devastating for transgender Americans

Imara Jones

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please press:  https://mic.com/

Here’s what Steve Bannon really thinks about gays. It’s not good.

Derek de Koff

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please press:  https://www.queerty.com

16 February 2017

Does Donald Trump Hate His New Job?

David A. Graham
The Atlantic

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Will Montana pass an inclusive nondiscrimination law this year?

Bobby Caina Calvan
LGBTQ Nation

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Keene school board unanimously passes policy to protect transgender students


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Letter-Writing Campaign in Texas Takes Aim at SB 6

Carolyn Simon

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please press:  http://www.hrc.org

14 TV Shows That Broke Ground With Gay and Transgender Characters

Kathryn Shattuck
The New York Times

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15 February 2017


Emily Jane Fox
Vanity Fair

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ACLU Profiles Transgender Ohioans in New Video Series

Eric Sandy

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The Transgender Bathroom Bill Is Under Fire From Tons of Celebs

Chelsea Stone

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please press:  http://www.self.com

Authorities: Man arrested for threatening to kill, brand transgender student

Laura Terrell

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Nearly 800 Parents of Transgender Kids Pen Letter to Trump

Mary Emily O'Hara
NBC News

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14 February 2017

13 Hilariously Savage Donald Trump Valentine’s Day Memes

Sage Lazarro

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please press:  http://observer.com

Transgender Lawyer Teaches Diversity, Inclusion to Local Gov't Employees

Kirsten Swanson

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Children at faith school 'ordered by teachers to ignore classmate because her parent is transgender' (UK)

Siobhan Henton and Dina Rickman
The Independent

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ezs note:  These - ahem - "teachers", if these allegations prove true, deserve to fired immediately.  They don't deserve to head up a dog training school, never mind a school with young children.  If you live in the UK, please write or e-write the Minister of State for School Standards in the Department of Education to let them know of your extreme displeasure regarding this situation.  Thanks.

Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier reverses support for transgender rights bill (Canada)

Brendan Burke
CBC News

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Emmanuelle Alt Publishes a Groundbreaking Cover of Transgender Model Valentina Sampaio on French Vogue’s March 2017 Issue

Mark Holgate

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13 February 2017


Monika Bauerlein
Mother Jones

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Texas’ First Transgender Mayor IS an Avid Cyclist

Molly Hurford

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Commentary: Rejecting fear as a transgender woman

Alexandra Chandler
Chicago Tribune

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Weinstein Co. Finally Puts Transgender Teen Drama 'Three Generations' Back on Schedule (Exclusive)

Tatiana Siegel
The Hollywood Reporter

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Right-wingers blame ‘transgender bathrooms’ for flood emergency in California (UK)

Nick Duffy
Pink News

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