20 July 2019

Belgium - Rapists of transgender woman get five years after attacking her during first night out

The Brussels Times

Antwerp, Belgium

please press:  www.brusselstimes.com

civil rights - In 26 States, You Can Still Get Fired for Being Trans

Nebraska - Transgender woman sues state over refusal to cover gender reassignment surgery

lead story - Police: Transgender woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview; felon facing charges

Rosemary Sobol
Chicago Tribune

Lakeview, Illinois (part of Chicago)

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17 July 2019

Austria - Austria champions diversity, inclusivity


Vienna, Austria

please press:  businessmirror.com.ph

civil rights - The LGBTQ civil rights fight is far from over

Katelyn Burns

please press:  www.vox.com

Connecticut - Connecticut governor signs bill banning 'gay panic defense'


Connecticut State Capitol (interior)
Hartford, CT

please press:  www.ctpost.com

lead story - Being Uninsured Poses Unique Health Care Challenges For The Transgender Community

15 July 2019

Donald Trump - Trump weighs ousting Commerce chief Wilbur Ross after census defeat

Hans Nichols, Kayla Tausche, Hallie Jackson
NBC News

ezs note:  Now, let's not forget Wilbur!  

please press:  www.nbcnews.com

Tunisia - Gay lawyer and activist running for President of Tunisia, where being gay is illegal

John Riley
Metro Weekly

Tunis, Tunisia
ruins of Carthage

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civil rights - Military spends more on Viagra than on transgender recruits. So why ban trans?

Benjamin Carlton
Miami Herald

Miami, FL

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Colorado - Colorado's Comedy Community Unites in Mourning Ailis Kennedy

Byron Graham

Fort Collins, CO

please press: www.westword.com

ezs note:  To donate to a worthy cause, or if you need help, go to    Trans Lifeline.  (I know - they helped me through a rough patch)

lead story - 'It's A Career Ender': 2 LGBTQ Former Dell Workers Share Their Stories

Jasmine Garsd

Dell HQ

please press:  www.npr.org

14 July 2019

Donald Trump - Trump tweets racist attacks at progressive Democratic congresswomen

Spain - Rainbow flag on Madrid City Hall displaced by Spanish standard

Pablo León
El País

Madrid, Spain

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civil rights - Public opinion data offers insights into transgender issues

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN

please press:  news.iu.edu

Nebraska - Transgender inmate sues Nebraska over sexual assault during 2015 prison riot at Tecumseh

Martha Stoddard
Omaha World-Herald

Tecumseh, NE

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lead story - Freed transgender inmate to fight for trans prisoner rights

13 July 2019

Donald Trump - Jeffrey Epstein is Donald Trump's idea of the perfect man

Lucian K. Truscott IV

Source: Der Spiegel

please press:  www.salon.com

ezs note:  In case you missed it, you will find the article about the 24 women HERE .

Rwanda - Rwandan LGBT Community Steps Out of Shadows

Hamada Elrasam

Kigali, Rwanda
Kigali Tower

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civil rights - Transgender fire chief harassed by Byron city officials after transition, EEOC filing alleges

Becky Purser
The Telegraph

Byron, GA

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North Carolina - Speech therapy helps transgender individuals find their voice

Sayaka Matsuoka
Triad City Beat

Greensboro, NC
Blandwood Mansion

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lead story - Five Coming-of-Age Trans Movies That Changed My life

Diana Tourjée
Vice News

Ma Vie en Rose (1997)
Alain Berliner, dir.

please press:  www.vice.com

12 July 2019

Donald Trump - Why Pence spiked a Trump judge

Nigeria - Human Rights Committee reviews the situation of Civil and Political Rights in Nigeria


Abuja, Nigeria

please press:  reliefweb.int

civil rights - A transgender inmate was raped and beaten in a Cañon City prison. Now the state has settled the case.

Sam Tabachnik
The Denver Post

Cañon City, CO

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Kansas - Kansas to allow transgender people to change their gender on birth certificates

Dion Lefler, Jonathan Shorman
The Wichita Eagle

Topeka, KS

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lead story - House approves amendment to reverse transgender military ban

Rebecca Kheel
The Hill

US Capitol  (interior)  

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11 July 2019

civil rights - Civil Rights Groups Call Out ‘Archaic’ N.Y. Loitering Law For Targeting Trans People

California - Transgender California prison guard receives $500,000 to settle discrimination case

Adam Ashton
Merced Sun-Star

Merced, CA

please press: www.mercedsunstar.com

lead story - Joint chiefs nominee: Trump's transgender policy about 'standards

Ellen Mitchell
The Hill

Fort Dix, NJ

please press:  thehill.com

VIDEO - How Steve Bannon Manipulates His Followers

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


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