10 July 2019

Donald Trump - ‘Mother Is Not Going to Like This’: The 48 Hours That Almost Brought Down Trump

Morocco - Video: LGBT Activists Talk Openly About Life in Morocco

Kawtar Ennaji
Morocco World News

Rabat, Morocco

please press:  www.moroccoworldnews.com 

civil rights - AMA takes a stand for transgender Americans in Supreme Court filing

Tanya Albert Henry

Jesse Ehrenfeld, president of AMA

please press:  www.ama-assn.org

Tennessee - Tennessee detective's Sunday sermon calls for arrest, execution of LGBTQ members

Kaylin Jorge
FOX 17

lead story - What it's like to be transgender in China

Lise Floris

Shanxi province, China

please press:  www.inkstonenews.com

08 July 2019

Donald Trump - Congressional Democrats subpoena Trump organization

Katelyn Polantz, Jeremy Herb

please press:  www.cnn.com

Mexico - A Mexico City queer bar resists attacks with love and cumbia

Kate Linthicum
Los Angeles Times


Mexico City, Mexico

please press:  www.latimes.com

civil rights - Dozens back trans woman's legal case

Melissa Nann Burke
Detroit News

US Supreme Court, bronze doors

please press:  www.detroitnews.com 

Virginia - Equality Virginia to host conference for transgender Virginians, allies

Augusta Free Press

University of Virginia
Richmond, VA

 please press:  augustafreepress.com

lead story - How ‘Euphoria’ and Model Hunter Schafer Created the Most Interesting Trans Character on TV

Samantha Allen
Daily Beast


please press:  www.thedailybeast.com

07 July 2019


Jessica Santina
N (originally from Synapse)

Reno, NV

please press:  www.unr.edu

ezs note:  Don't let the skinny little title fool you.  Jessica Santina has written a thoughtful, comprehensive piece.  Read it if you can.

lead story - Marvel’s First Openly Transgender Actor Wants To See More Of His Experience Onscreen

Donald Trump - Jeffrey Epstein: Trump once praised billionaire charged with sex trafficking minors for liking women 'on the younger side'

Kat Tenbarge
Business Insider

ezs note:  Girls! Girls!  Girls!  (no, I mean real girls...)

please press:  www.businessinsider.com

06 July 2019


Sean Braswell

Montgomery, AL (Taylor Field)

please press:  www.ozy.com

ezs note:  To see a portion of the book by Rosalind Rosenberg, go HERE.

Florida - Ask Orlando: Was a ‘woman’ named Hiram the first female to vote in Florida?

lead story - Should an Asian transgender woman say she's 'passing?' Food for thought at KUOW's Queeriosity Club

Ginger Chien

Seattle, WA

please press:  www.kuow.org 

04 July 2019

Donald Trump - NRA meltdown has Trump campaign sweating

Alex Isenstadt

Wayne LaPierre

please press:  www.politico.com

Ethiopia - Ethiopia tour for gay, lesbian travelers in jeopardy amid backlash from faith groups

Emily McFarlan

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

please press:  religionnews.com

civil rights - Transgender woman arrested after bathroom dispute escalates in NC Denny's

Wisconsin - AG Kaul joins states against federal proposal preventing transgender people from homeless shelters


Madison, WI (1865 woodcut)

please press:  www.nbc15.com

lead story - Transgender YouTube star says she was kicked out of Jake Paul’s house

03 July 2019

Donald Trump - Trump administration reverses course on census citizenship question

Ariane de Vogue, Gregory Wallace, Jeremy Diamond

please press:  www.cnn.com

UK - Did J.K. Rowling ‘Confirm Her Stance Against Transgender Women’?

Dan Macquill

J.K. Rowling

please press:  www.snopes.com

civil rights - Companies to court: Defend LGBTQ people from bias

Alaska - Opinion: Stand up for equality and support House Bill 82

Evan Anderson
Juneau Empire

Anchorage, AK

please press: www.juneauempire.com

ezs note:  Alaskans - If you need to find out who your Alaska House of Representatives is, please press hereIf you need to find out who your Alaska Senator is,  please press HERE.  Then write, call, or e-write!

4th of July speech - What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?

Frederick Douglass (ed. Dave Zirin)
The Nation.

Frederick Douglass (1818 - 1895)
(speech given July 5, 1852)

please press:  www.thenation.com

01 July 2019

Donald Trump - The hugely inappropriate weekend of Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr.

Chris Cillizza

please press:  www.cnn.com

Trinidad and Tobago - Pride shown at Parliament

Sean Douglas

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

please press:  newsday.co.tt

civil rights - When discrimination becomes the norm

Ohio - How family support, Children's Hospital helped transgender teen Allison Kurtz save her own life

lead story - Illinois Governor Signs Order Protecting Transgender Students

Nick Visser

Springfield, IL
Illinois State Capitol

please press:  www.huffpost.com

30 June 2019

Donald Trump - Tim Ryan savages Trump on North Korea, Huawei

Vietnam - LGBT rights: Vietnam recognises transgender people, but there's a flaw in the law

Sen Nguyen
South China Morning Post

Hanoi, Vietnam

please press:  www.scmp.com 

civil rights - Debate: Gabbard's LGBTQ Record Criticized, Booker Defends Trans Women

Jacob Ogles
The Advocate

Miami, FL
Adrienne Arsht Center

please press:  www.advocate.com

New Hampshire - Letter: Cornerstone gets it wrong on transgender bills

Darlene Olivio
Concord Monitor

Concord, NH
(1790 engraving)

please press:  www.concordmonitor.com

ezs note:  To see the Letter to the Editor written by Shannon McGinley (later responded to by Darlene Olivio)  see here.

lead story - Pakistan's police arrest father for killing transgender son

ABC News

Nowshera, Pakistan

please press:  abcnews.go.com

28 June 2019

Delaware - How Delaware Explains What's Wrong With Joe Biden

Paul Blest

please press:  splinternews.com

ezs note:  Um, hate to tell you this, Joe... but it's time for you to go.

lead story - Police investigate 11th murder of a black transgender woman this year

Doha Madani
NBC News

Kansas City, MO

please press:  www.nbcnews.com

ezs note:  If you live or work in Kansas City, MO (in particular, the Lykins neighborhood) and you have any information regarding the murder of Brooklyn Lindsey, please call the Kansas City police department at 816-234-5111.  Thanks. 

Night 2 - Democratic presidential debate

27 June 2019

lead story - White Nationalist Threats Against Transgender People Are Escalating

Cassie Miller

please press:  www.splcenter.org

ezs note: Needless to say (I  hope), putting these cretinous vermin either in jail or at least with a stern warning won't hurt my feelings.  At all.  I don't give a crap if they put their butt in the wrong direction.  Please call your local police.

Night 1 - Democratic presidential debate (my choices)