01 March 2018

Holy crap: The 'godly' side of Donald Trump

Lawrence Downes
Los Angeles Times


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Pakistan - Pakistan's first transgender scouts compete to attend haj in Mecca

Heba Kenso
Reuters


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TSA takes on issue of improving transgender screening

Bart Jansen
USA Today


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Transgender student sues Indiana school district for restroom access

Bailey Vogt
MetroWeekly


Hundertwasser toilets

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TV Ad Aims to Pressure Trump on Transgender Military Service

Lolita C. Baldor
NBC


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28 February 2018

Cindy McCain Blasts Donald Trump’s Bullying On ‘The View’ After CPAC Attack

Lisa de Moraes
Deadline Hollywood


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Sweden - Transgender YouTube star Viktoria, 14, wins plaudits at Swedish gala

James Savage
The Local


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Transgender civil rights bill gets committee endorsement

Dave Solomon
Union Leader


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South Carolina - South Carolina Student Suspended For Pretending To Be Transgender To Use Girl Showers During Gym Class Is Fake News

Shawn Rice
Business 2 Community


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Transgender surgeries are on the rise, says first study of its kind

Amy Ellis Nutt
The Washington Post


sex reassignment scar on hip (FTM)

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27 February 2018

Why Donald Trump Constantly Makes Promises He Doesn't Intend to Keep

Ryan Teague Beckwith
Time

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UK - Munroe Bergdorf: Trans model becomes Labour's LGBT adviser

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BBC


House of Commons, London, UK

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text of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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EEOC

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ezs note:  This is the full text Title VII of the Civil Rights Act  of 1964.  What is particularly  important is how the term "sex"   is used throughout the document.  The US Court of Appeals in Manhattan decided that 'lesbian', 'gay', 'bisexual', and most important to our readers, 'transgender' are an appropriate use for the term "sex".  Please read the entire document, if you have the time.

Kansas - Kansas Republicans declare ‘war’ on transgender people

Nick Duffy
PinkNews


Spring River, Kansas

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Transgender rights get a boost in N.J.

Susan K. Livio
nj.com


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26 February 2018

Donald Trump wants to do something on guns. He has no idea what.

Chris Cillizza
CNN


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Turkey - Turkish LGBT activist goes on hunger strike in support of transgender woman jailed in Tekirdağ

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Turkey Purge


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Civil Rights Act Protects LGBTQ Workers, Federal Court Rules

Daniel Wiessner
HuffPost


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Kentucky - Fairness Advocates Turn Up The Volume In Frankfort

Josh James
WMKY


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First transgender recruit signs up to join US military

Ryan Browne'
CNN


Drill instructor, USMC

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25 February 2018

Donald Trump Fundraises Off Parkland Shooting Tragedy, Touts His ‘Safer Schools’

Mary Papenfuss
HuffPost


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Cayman Islands - UK endorsing oppression of LGBTIs, says activist

Press
Cayman News Service


Cayman Islands National Museum

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Transgender students deserve federal protection

Thomas Ballard
The Signal


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New Mexico - Man indicted in 2009 slaying of Navajo woman

Elise Kaplan
Albuquerque Journal


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Dear cretinous vermin:  It may take a day, or it may take eight or more years.  But you will be hunted down and captured.

Thank you, Albuquerque Police Department, for your diligence.

‘We’re Already Here’: A Renewed Transgender Ban Would Kill This Seasoned Army Grunt’s Long Career

Jeff Schogol
Task & Purpose


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24 February 2018

15 Claims From Donald Trump’s Speech to Conservatives, Fact Checked

Linda Qiu
The New York Times


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South Africa - South Africa: Intersextion - an Exhibition Steeped in Transgender Sex Work

Thabo Twala
allAfrica / the Journalist


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McMaster could leave WH after months of tension with Trump

Barbara Starr, Zachary Cohen, Elise Labott, Kaitlan Collins, Jamie Gangel
CNN



H.R. McMaster

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Georgia - Georgia Department of Corrections has first openly transgender employee

Elizabeth Friedly
Georgia Voice


Rogers State Prison, Reidsville, GA

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A Brief Conversation With a Transgender Conservative at CPAC

Osita Nwanevu
Slate

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Indio, California


estimated transgender population:  513*
(rounded down)

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ezs note:  Well, this place is too hot for me... (way too hot) ... but for sun lovers, Indio, California may be the place for you to be!

23 February 2018

Donald Trump stokes a totally false idea on the 2nd Amendment in CPAC speech

Chris Cillizza
CNN


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Bermuda - Bermuda’s Same-Sex Marriage Reversal Sparks Fears Others Will Follow

Emma Farge
HuffPost


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Urgent action needed to end anti-LGBTQ violence | Opinion

Chad Griffin, Kristin Clarke
The Inquirer


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Michigan - Lansing poet Eric Crosley brings a collaborative experience to the Robin Theatre

Skyler Ashley
Citypulse


Lansing, MI (state capitol)

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Let Transgender Americans Continue to Serve in the Military

The Editors
The New York Times


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22 February 2018

Donald Trump - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. PAUL J. MANAFORT, JR., and RICHARD W. GATES III

New Zealand - Pacific dance show pushes cultural boundaries

Sela Jane Hopgood
RNZ


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Rally supports trans woman allegedly called ‘freak’ by city worker

Julia Cheever, Keith Burbank
SF News


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North Carolina - HRC Triangle Partners with North Carolina NAACP for Moral March

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HRC

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What happened in my small town when my transgender daughter transitioned

Luchina Fisher
ABC


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21 February 2018

Did Donald Trump Encourage Violence at His Rallies?

Dan MacGuill
Snopes


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ezs note:  Um... ya think???

Israel - An Israeli City Just Hosted Mideast's First-ever Queer History Festival (And It's Not Tel Aviv)

Judy Maltz
Haaretz


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Tenderloin Play Depicts 1960s Fight For Transgender Rights

Carrie Sisto
hoodline


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New Mexico - Transgender woman fired from internship accuses Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham's office of discrimination

Michael Collins
USA Today


Michelle Lujan Griffin (D-NM)

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Joint Chief's Chairman's emails: transgender military ban "was unexpected'

John Riley
MetroWeekly


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20 February 2018

Inside Donald Trump's Twitter-Fueled Weekend Meltdown

Philip Elliott
Time


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Tunisia - Tunisian Police Shut Down Dissent

Neela Ghosal
Human Rights Watch


Tunisian police

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ACLU Of Oregon Seeks Dismissal Of Transgender Locker Room Lawsuit

Ericka Cruz Guevarra
OPB


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Oklahoma - Tulsa Opera Announces 71st Season, Era of Inclusion Sets Stage

Press
BroadwayWorld.com


Don Giovanni (opera)

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