10 October 2017

Greek Transgender Community Hopes New Law Will Improve Lives

Elena Becatoros
US News & World Report


Santorini, Greece

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To Quote A Queer - ed. John Lessard


John Amaechi

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I am gay, black, British, smart, dumb, patronizing, all these other things - flawed in many ways - and I am now asserting my activism. -  John Amaechi

09 October 2017

Four ways Bob Corker skewered Donald Trump (UK)

Anthony Zurcher
BBC News


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Activists celebrate Botswana's transgender court victory (Kenya)

Press
The Star


scene in Kenya

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Opinion: How one dad adapted to his transgender child

Tom Murphy
NorthJersey.com


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Westford School Committee drafts transgender policy

Susanna Wood
Wicked Local Westford


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Transgender Teen Ousted By School Is Crowned Homecoming King (UK)

Steph Kyriacou
Pink News


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ezs note:  Hmmmm... maybe God does have miracles...

08 October 2017

Trump Lashes Out at GOP Sen. Corker — Who Then Calls White House ‘an Adult Day Care Center’

Daniella Silva, Frank Thorp V
NBC News


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Employment Law Update: Landmark case sends rainbow-coloured ripples through Hong Kong's community (UK)

Duncan A.W. Abate
Lexology


Hong Kong, at night

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Justice Department 'Religious Liberty' Guidance: A 'License to Discriminate'?

Julie Moreau
NBC News


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6 films to watch during LGBTQ+ History Month

Madeline Laguaite
The Red & Black


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Census considering removal of sex question over discrimination against transgender and non-binary people (UK)

Rachel Roberts
Independent


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ezs note:  Believe it or not, I do respect Germaine Greer's work, despite our differences.  However, I would respectfully suggest that, for a start, she read transgender history in Wikipedia.  From ancient Assyria to the present day, transgender history is part of history, no matter how we wish to cover it up.

"She had no preconceived notion of backward or primitive, no prejudice equal to my blind assumption of superiority.  I stopped trying to teach her and began to learn from her instead.  (italics mine)

     Germaine Greer, Introduction

07 October 2017

Donald Trump: 'Unfunny' Late-Night Hosts Should Give Republicans 'Equal Time'

Aric Jenkins
Time


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Hijra transgender Indian activist teaches W&M students

Jennifer L. Williams
WYDaily


Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

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Protest for transgender rights held in Foley Square

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ABC - New York City


Foley Square, New York City

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UW-L initiative adds no-cost feminine hygiene products to all bathrooms on campus

Nathan Hansen
Lacrosse Tribune


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Transgender Brazilians Embrace Hit Soap Opera: ‘Now You Can See Us.’

Shannon Sims
The New York Times


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Little Chute, Wisconsin



average transgender population:  35*  (rounded up)

Little Chute, WI

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ezs note:  For a relatively small population, Little Chute, Wisconsin puts other towns to shame with the detail of their historical accuracy.  History buffs - both professional and amateur - will think they've gone to heaven.  Come on over!

*Credit:  UCLA

06 October 2017

Pence’s chief of staff floats ‘purge’ of anti-Trump Republicans to wealthy donors

Andrew Restuccia, Matthew Nussbaum
Politico


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Equality charity roll out workplace diversity scheme in Guernsey (UK)

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itv


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