17 February 2018

Donald Trump - President Claims Media Ignoring Certain Russia Facts, Evidence Notwithstanding

Greg Evans
Deadline Hollywood


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Suriname - Minister of Public Health of Suriname lauds key populations, faith leaders dialogue

Press
St. Kitts and Nevis Observer


Presidential Palace, Suriname

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While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about gun violence

A.P. Joyce
Mic


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Iowa religious liberty bill is a neon 'unwelcome' sign

Kathie Obradovich
Des Moines Register


scene in Sioux City, Iowa

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Lush launches U.S. transgender rights campaign with pink-and-blue bath melt

Olivia Petter
Independent

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Pleasantville, (Alum Bank), Pennsylvania


average transgender population: 1*
(rounded down)

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ezs note:  Now, this was interesting!  In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt picked up Pleasantville, Pennsylvania (part of Bedford County).  As a matter of fact, Teddy picked up the whole state! How 'bout that?

16 February 2018

The U.S. government says Russia infiltrated Facebook with fake users, accounts and groups supporting Donald Trump

Peter Kafka
recode

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ezs note:  Like to read?  Toward the bottom of this post is Robert Mueller's 37-page indictment of 13 Russian nationals.  I don't even think I need to tell you who they're supporting.  (Hint:  his initials are D.J.T.)

Syria - Syria allows intersex person to register new gender status for first time

Staff
The New Arab

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Harrassment guidance for employers awaits approval from White House

Lydia Wheeler
The Hill

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Oklahoma - Diversity Center open house ceremony to honor slain transgender woman

Darla Shelden
The City Sentinel

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Judge paves way for transgender teen to get hormone therapy at Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Kevin Grasha
Cincinnati.com


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15 February 2018

Donald Trump - (video) - Chris Hedges - Best Speech in 2017


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Croatia - Rewriting norms in Croatia with children's same-sex family book

Lajla Veselica
The Jakarta Press

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Do Not Let These Three Threats to Justice Join the Federal Bench

Staff
The Leadership Conference


Stuart Kyle Duncan, Thomas Farr, Michael Brennan
(aka The Three Stooges)

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ezs note: To find out who your Senators are (remember, you have two) click on www.senate.gov .


ALARMING: Colorado GOP Stoke the Flames of Discrimination Against LGBTQ People and Other Minorities

Aaron Rodriguez
HRC


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Man accused of robbing and shooting transgender woman takes a plea deal

Allie Gross
Detroit Free Press


Detroit, MI

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14 February 2018

Column: Donald Trump won't stop trying to keep America white

Dana Milbank
Chicago Tribune


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Chile - Chilean House of Deputies approves transgender rights bill

Michael K. Lavers
Washington Blade


Chilean House of Deputies

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Congressional Transgender Equality Task Force demands meeting with Trump civil rights officials

John Riley
Metroweekly


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Pride Fort Lauderdale celebrates second year on city's beach

Aric Chokey
SunSentinel


Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Transgender woman is first to be able to breastfeed her baby

Jessica Hamzelou
New Scientist


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13 February 2018

17 WTF Items From Donald Trump's Budget

Tim Dickinson
Rolling Stone


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Ecuador - Gay Men In Ecuador Are Being Beaten And Raped To ‘Cure’ Them, Activists Say

Anastasia Moloney
HuffPost


flag of Ecuador

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How the Transgender Murder Rate Reveals the Ugly Lie of ‘Acceptance'

Samantha Allen
Daily Beast


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Nevada - Being Transgender - And Religious

Kristy Totten
Nevada Public Radio


Gold Butte National Monument, Nevada

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Parents want custody to stop transgender teen having hormone treatment

Jen Christensen
CNN


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12 February 2018

Donald Trump’s Extract-Everything Energy Policy Dooms Us All

Michael T. Klare
The Nation.


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Pakistan - Transgender woman kidnapped and gang-raped by nine people in Pakistan

Toni Halford
Pink News


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Department of Education Admits to Rejecting Civil Rights Complaints From Trans Students

Aaron Rodriguez
HRC


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New Mexico - Activists Post Bond for SanTana Immigrant Trans Woman Seeking Asylum

Press
OC Weekly


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ezs note:  If you read the article, please read my letter to the editor.

Missouri must provide hormone therapy for transgender inmate, federal judge orders

Matt Campbell
The Kansas City Star.


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11 February 2018

Donald Trump - (video) 'On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The 20th Century' - Timothy Snyder


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Donald Trump - The RNC Asked Tweeters To Take A Donald Trump Approval Poll. They Did So With Glee.

Lee Moran
HuffPost


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South Africa - No laws to protect SA's vulnerable groups

Vuyo Mkize
news 24


Johannesburg, South Africa

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Dollars, data support record number of transgender U.S. election candidates

Daniel Trotta
Reuters


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Kansas - “No Place Like Home” | Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas

Press
University News


Dodge City, KS

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Mom says Riverview church tried to pray the 'demon' from her transgender son

Aleanna Siacon
Detroit Free Press


Satan!

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10 February 2018

Donald Trump - FORMER WIVES OF TOP WHITE HOUSE AIDE ROB PORTER BOTH TOLD FBI HE ABUSED THEM

Ryan Grim, Alleen Brown
The Intercept


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El Salvador - Sent home to a deadly nightmare by Trump’s America

Josefina Salomon
The Washington Post

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Parents of transgender students give education secretary an 'F' in defending civil rights

Caitlyn Jones
Denton Record-Chronicle


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Vermont - VT Electric chief considers run for governor

Andrew Martin
News & Citizen


Topsham, VT

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Tonya Harvey Is 3rd Transgender Woman Killed in US in 2018

Monique Judge
The Root


Tonya Harvey (1983-2018)

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ezs note: Buffalo, NY area residents - please, if you have any information regarding the murder of Tonya Harvey, contact the Buffalo police at 716-851-4466.  Thanks. 

Waterbury, Connecticut


estimated transgender population:  628*
(rounded up)



Union Station Clocktower, Waterbury, CT 

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ezs note:  Welcome to Waterbury, Connecticut!  Home of Frankie's Hot Dogs!  Home of John G. Rowland, former governor of Connecticut! (now, sadly, in the pokey...)  Well, ya gotta have something to view!



09 February 2018

Walgreens to make bathrooms at all 8100 stores transgender-inclusive

Chelsea Ritschel
The Independent


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04 February 2018

Practicing Law as Transgender Trailblazer

Scott Graham
Texas Lawyer


Texas lawyers

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Transgender bathroom policy debate returns to S.D. Legislature

Dana Ferguson
Argus Leader


State Capitol, Pierre, South Dakota

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03 February 2018

Donald Trump said 4 things that aren't true in a single 47-word tweet

Chris Cillizza
CNN


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Ukraine - Ukrainian TV Station Forced To Apologize For Gay-Bashing 'Pinocchio' Parody

Pete Baumgartner
RadioFreeEurope / RadioLiberty


"Buratino" (in Cyrillic)

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Tributes, celebration, and next steps for LGBTQ civil rights to mark 2018 Equality Illinois Gala

Press
ChicagoPride.com


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Oklahoma - Minister has message for some lawmakers: 'Stop obsessing over bathrooms and weddings'

Barbara Hoberock
Tulsa World


Oklahoma City, OK

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