07 December 2017


Jason La Miere

Bernie Sanders (by Greg Joens)

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ezs note:  If you are planning on being in Vienna, Virginia on December 14, perhaps you should check it out here.

Trinidad and Tobago - Grief over murder of transgender woman

Ryan Hamilton

Keon Alister Patterson

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Transgender retiree sues New York county for denying insurance coverage

John Riley

Oswego County, NY

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Fenway Launches Pilot Program to Reduce Avoidable ER and Hospital Use for LGBT Patients

The Rainbow Times

Boston, MA neighborhood

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Trump administration seeks to delay order to accept transgender recruits

Jacqueline Klimas

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05 December 2017

Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka Should Tackle Sexuality, Gender Identity Bias

Neela Ghosal
Human Rights Watch

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Barack Obama gave an inspiring reply to this transgender activist’s question (UK)

Josh Milton
Pink News

Barack Obama

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Groton school board considers new transgender policy

Erica Moser
The Day

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US military ‘preparing to accept transgender troops’ after court ruling on Trump ban (UK)

Nick Duffy
Pink News

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04 December 2017

Botswana - Op-Ed: Progressive Botswana court affirms that legal recognition of gender identity at core of human dignity

Tashwill Esterhuizen
Daily Maverick

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2017: The year of the Trans candidate

Out in Jersey

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Christian Groups Say Anti-Gay Discrimination Is Rare. Here Are 1,000 Counterarguments.

Stephanie Mencimer
Mother Jones

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The Political Pettiness of Misgendering Transgender People

Samantha Allen
Daily Beast

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03 December 2017

It’s Always Been About Discrimination for LGBT People

Rose Saxe

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Virginia Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Appears on Comedy Central to Talk About Her Historic Win

Hilton Dresden

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Transgender rights: Los Angeles families complain of insensitive treatment during court hearings

Marisa Gerber
Los Angeles Times

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Lacey, Washington

estimated transgender population:  246*
(rounded up)

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ezs note:  Do you want the place you visit to have abundant trees?  Well, you might want to visit Lacey, Washington!  Lacey has been awarded the "Tree City USA" for the part eighteen  years!

01 December 2017

Donald Trump Suspected for Weeks That Mike Flynn Would Flip

Lachlan Markay, Asawin Suebsaeng
The Daily Beast

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ezs note:  If you are in Hartford, Connecticut on December 8, perhaps you should show up here.

Lithuania - Lithuania Finds Itself in the Middle of Transgender Debate

Kate Syme-Lamont

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Flap over Montgomery County resolution reflects transgender rights debate

Mike Snyder
Houston Chronicle

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Transgender students find acceptance at Doane

Kellan Willet
Doane Line

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Chicago-area school district under fire again over transgender locker room policy

Aamer Madhani
USA Today

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30 November 2017

‘I’m just waiting for a call from the White House with an apology.’ Britain’s ‘wrong’ Theresa May speaks out.

Jennifer Hassan
The Washington Post

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ezs note:  If you are planning on being around Washington DC on December 7, perhaps you'd like to try this.

LGBT people, one of Albania’s most victimized in access to justice

Tirana Times

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Roy Moore Tells Parishioners 'The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender' Are Behind 'Malicious' Sexual Assault Allegations

David Badash
The New Civil Rights Movement

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ezs note:  ¿Que?

After outcry, Nevada delays school gender diversity regulation

Meghin Delaney
Las Vegas Record-Journal

average Nevada parent

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How Trump May Inadvertently Advance Transgender Rights

Scott Skinner-Thompson

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29 November 2017

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report: "Working for Inclusion..."

Brian Walch

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Transgender woman shot dead in brutal attack is the 27th to be killed this year (UK)

Josh Jackman
Pink News

Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson

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ezs note:  As of now, Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson's murder is still unsolved.  If you are in or near Oklahoma City, and you have any information, please call Oklahoma City police at 405-231-2121.  Thanks.

State denies plan discriminates against transgender members

Jonathan Ellis
Argus Leader

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28 November 2017

Bermuda - Gay people more likely to suffer addiction

Jonathan Bell
The Royal Gazette

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Why transgender rights are the civil rights thermometer no one can afford to ignore

Karen Fratti
Hello Giggles

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Park Hills to Consider Human Rights Ordinance

Ron Newsdesk
The River City News

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New Generation Of Transgender Americans Wants To Change Laws, Not Just Minds

Martha Bebinger

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(video) Cass Sunstein - Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide

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27 November 2017

At a Navajo veterans' event, Trump makes 'Pocahontas' crack

Dan Merica

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ezs note:  If you happen to be in Holyoke, Massachusetts on November 9, perhaps you should be here.

China - China has published its first study of transgender people and it’s exactly as worrying as you’d expect

Josh Milton
Pink News

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The many ways Alliance Defending Freedom is fighting against transgender student equality

Rebecca Damante, Brennan Suen
Media Matters for America

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Kentucky Baptists threaten to kick out churches that think it's OK to hire 'practicing homosexuals'

Grace Schneider
courier journal

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Study: Atheists, More Than Any Religious Group, Accept Transgender Identities

Hemant Mehta

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26 November 2017

Donald Trump is 'furious' with Ivanka for Roy Moore comment (New Zealand)

Valerie Edwards
New Zealand Herald

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ezs note: If you plan on being in Washington DC anytime between December 6 through the 9th, perhaps it would be a good idea to be here.

Colombia - Mystery on a Colombian mountain: the story of Señorita María

Richard Emblin
The City Paper Bogota

Boavita, Colombia

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How a Colorado cake shop could erode civil rights for LGBTQ Americans

Lucia Graves
The Guardian

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Portland school officials craft transgender policy

Noel K. Gallagher
Portland Press Herald

Portland, ME

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UK transgender rights row intensifies as book fair is cancelled (UK)

Ben Quinn, Dulcie Lee
The Guardian

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25 November 2017


Calyn Thompson

Rochester, MN public library

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Drexel University starts medical fellowship for transgender surgery training

Isiah Denby
Washington Examiner

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Bridgewater Township, NJ

estimated transgender population:  261*
(rounded up)

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ezs note:  Ho, ho, ho!  So, where you gonna get a tree?  Well, Bridgewater Township, New Jersey always has some on sale this time of year!

24 November 2017

Bombshell report reveals new details about Trump's Oval Office meeting with Russians after he fired Comey

Eliza Relman
Business Insider

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ezs note:  Do you plan on being in Middletown, Connecticut on December 5? Then you might want to plan on this