26 April 2017

Donald Trump says he is 'absolutely' considering breaking up 9th Circuit court after blocked executive orders (UK)

Lucy Pasha-Robinson
The Independent

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Military Background Inspires Student's Project to Serve Veterans

Joe Lang
Pacific University Oregon

Eugene, OR

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Creep of the Week: Randy Thomasson

D'Anne Witkowski

Randy Thomasson

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“Lipstick on a pig”: Texas anti-LGBT bill would also target veterans, women and the elderly

Nico Lang

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Smarter Locker Rooms Are Not Just A Transgender Thing

Erin E. Buzuvis and George B. Cunningham
Good Sports

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ezs note: Read the main article, but also take note of the volleyball equipment that is needed in this school.  (When I was in high school, I was equipment manager for the girls' volleyball team, so I have a soft spot for this.) If you can give something, please do so.

25 April 2017

Flynn’s Foreign Emoluments Clause Problem and the Potentially Explosive Solution

Andy Grewal
Notice & Comment

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Sutton man jailed for abusing transgender woman he took photos of while she was in a supermarket (UK)

Croydon Advertiser

Sutton, UK

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Evanston Township High School District 202 school board considers changes to transgender student access to locker rooms, other facilities

Genevieve Bookwalter
Chicago Tribune

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State Senate Kills Bill Extending Human Rights Protections To Transgender NYers

Rebecca Fishbein

Kidnapping, Torture, Murder: Refugees Speak of Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge

Mary Emily O'Hara and Daniel Medina
NBC News

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24 April 2017

Do you have EVIDENCE on Trump and/or friends?

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ezs note:  Okay - I know it's a long shot - really long - but if you have solid - rock solid - couldn't-cut-it-with-a-diamond solid evidence, then you should look over SecureDrop.    Do not contact me.  This is between you and SecureDrop - no one else.

Donald Trump may be willing to shut down the government over his wall with Mexico

Andrew Buncombe
The Independent

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Transgender woman denied food at soup kitchen because she was wearing a dress

Dawn Ennis
LGBTQ Nation

Can ANYONE in Sioux Falls help the needy without
acting like these sanctimonious jerks?

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Victory Fund endorses Danica Roem for Virginia House of Delegates

John Riley
Metro Weekly

Danica Roem

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Report: Nearly all 50 states are failing transgender, gender-expansive and gender-nonconforming youth

Steve Lee
LGBT Weekly

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Transgender inmate hopes to make history with transfer to women's prison (Canada)

Kathleen Harris
CBC News

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please press:  http://www.cbc.ca

23 April 2017

For Indians, Donald Trump's America is a land of lost opportunity (Singapore)

Straits Times

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What is it about transgender people that scares the crap out of straight men?

David Cary Hart
The Slowly Boiled Frog

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NIU staff member honored for promoting LGBTQ acceptance

Stephanie Markham
Daily Chronicle

Northern Illinois University

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Transgender Offutt airman – finally 'able to live as my true self' – finds support, acceptance during transition

Steve Liewer
The World-Herald

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'I'm transgender': India grapples with prejudices left over from British rule (UK)

Michael Safi
The Guardian

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22 April 2017

'UNFIT LEADER' Donald Trump shows signs of ‘serious mental illness’ claim psychiatrists as group start petition for his removal (UK)

Brittany Vonow
The Sun

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Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

Madeline Patrick
Normangee Star


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ezs note:  Goodbye, Mr. Artiles.  We won't miss you.

Bloomfield School District schedules Transgender Symposium

Owen Proctor

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Transgender man addresses March for Science

Bradford Richardson
The Washington Times

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Miami-Dade detectives investigate transgender woman's murder

Andrea Torres
10 News

Chayviss "Chay" Darice Reed

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ezs note:  Please, if you live or work in the Miami-Dade area, and you have any information about the murder of Chayviss "Chay" Darice Reed, please contact the police at 305-471-8477.  Thanks.

Bergenfield, New Jersey

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ezs note:  So, now we move on to Bergenfield, New Jersey!  Just click, click, click!

21 April 2017

John Cleese calls Donald Trump supporters 'the stupidest people' (UK)


I'm with stupid.  (hint: he's on the right)

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The 'deal breaker' that led Caitlyn Jenner to not play golf with Donald Trump

Greg Hernandez
Gay Star News

Caitlyn Jenner

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ezs note: You can see an hourlong interview with Caitlyn Jenner at 10 pm ET on ABC.

First 100 Days: Trump’s troubled record on transgender issues

Dawn Ennis
LGBTQ Nation

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This Transgender Army Veteran Won’t be Silenced Under Trump

Brian McBride

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ezs note:  Once again, I urge you to stop Mark Green from becoming Army secretary by urging your Senators to vote NO.  You can find this information out by clicking www.senate.gov.

Petitions to be circulated on transgender bathroom use


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ezs note:  South Dakotans - if you find yourself pissed off about this whole deal, remember, YOU can do something about it.  Write a letter to the editor.  Appear on cable TV.  Knock on the door of your friends and neighbors, to let them know that the term 'transgender' isn't someone in some far-off place - you're their friend.

20 April 2017

President Trump's Latest Flip-Flop: Iran

Massimo Calabresi

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MPAA Slaps Trans Movie “3 Generations” With R Rating, Despite No Sex Or Violence

Dan Avery

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

Companies come out in support of LGBT community (India)

Ratna Bushan and Prachi Verma
The Economic Times

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Trump Pick For Army Secretary Says He Opposes Transgender Equality Because He Must ‘Crush Evil’

Amanda Terkel
The Huffington Post

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ezs note:  Please get this dumbass out of the Army Secretary's job.  You can get both Senators (remember, there are two per state) phone numbers at www.senate.gov.  

Transgender Job Fair Returns to MetroHealth This Weekend to Counter Ongoing Employment Discrimination

Eric Sandy
Scene & Heard

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

19 April 2017

Donald Trump goes gunning for Canada's Laughing Cow (Canada)

Mark Bonokowski
Toronto Sun

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Gay Men Sent to 'Concentration Camps' in Chechnya

Michael K. Lavers

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Transgenders seek welfare board (India)

The Hans India

art in Tirupati (artist unknown)

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Texas House's top Democrat urges NFL, NBA to speak out against bathroom bills

Lauren McGaughy
Dallas News

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Michigan school's bathroom policy stigmatizes transgender students, ACLU argues

Monica Scott

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please press:  http://www.mlive.com

18 April 2017

Donald Trump Has a Conflict of Interest in Turkey. Just Ask Donald Trump.

Ashley Dejean
Mother Jones

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'Able to be who he is': Transgender 11-year-old from P.E.I. shares story (Canada)


Prince Edward Island National Park

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#BeInTheKnow: National Transgender HIV Testing Day 2017

Noël Gordon
The Body

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please press:  http://www.thebody.com

ezs note:  Today - more than any other day - is YOUR best day to be tested.  C'mon, it only takes a few, and you'll leave with the satisfaction of knowing how to plan your life knowledgeably.

Person of interest sought by NOPD in transgender woman killing

Brian Richard

Leonard Ward

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ezs note: If you live in New Orleans or the surrounding area, and you see Leonard Ward, please call the NOPD Homicide Detective Joseph Jefferson at 504-658-5300.  Thanks.

A Landmark Decision for Transgender Rights in Europe

The New York Times

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