05 August 2019

Donald Trump - He’s Getting Worse

Jeffrey Goldberg
The Atlantic

ezs note:  Oh, yeah... that's Donald, just chllin'...

please press:  www.theatlantic.com

Bermuda - Pride: we belong in Bermuda

Fiona McWhirter
The Royal Gazette

Hamilton, Bermuda

civil rights - Lara, 17 other state insurance commissioners oppose HHS rescinding trans ACA coverage

Karen Ocamb
Los Angeles Blade

Sacramento, CA

please press:  www.losangelesblade.com

ezs note:  If you (like me) are interested in what's happening in Connecticut, yes, our Commissioner is a signatory to this letter.  To find if other states have have signed in, please press in HERE.

New Mexico - The Horrors of ICE’s ‘Trans Pod’

Sylvia Johnson
The Atlantic

Santa Fe, NM

please press:  www.theatlantic.com

ezs note:  Please be sure to play the tape at the top.  Thanks.

lead story - Victoria's Secret hires its first transgender model


ezs note:  The video takes place a little late - at about 31:20 minutes. Sorry for the long delay

04 August 2019

Australia - Transgender child spurs Victorian MP to back changes to birth certificate laws

Richard Willingham
ABC (Australia)

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Federal Coffee Palace

please press:  www.abc.net.au

civil rights - Trans People Led the Fight Against HB2 in North Carolina. And We’re Winning.

Nevada - Opinion: A Lesson For Sparks Mayor Ron Smith

lead story - Trump plan would hamper LGBTQ health care access. This is cruel and dangerous.

02 August 2019

Donald Trump - ‘We’re All Tired of Being Called Racists’

Elaina Plott
The Atlantic

ezs note:  Tired of being called racist?  Hey, I got a solution for ya. Whether Dimwit Donald does it through sheer lunacy or manipulation, there's no doubt where HIS cards lie.  In Election Day 2020, send his ass packing. (and preferably to jail)

please press:  www.theatlantic.com

American Samoa - World's first transgender footballer proud to be 'home' for Pacific Games

civil rights - Southern lawmakers continue attacks on transgender people amid crisis of violence

Florida - Crime Stoppers seeks information about shooting that left transgender woman dead

Amanda Batchelor
Local10 .com

Miami, FL (1896)

please press:  www.local10.com

ezs note:  If you have any information about the killing of Kiki (Marquis) Fantroy, please call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

lead story - House Members Demand Better Treatment of Detained Transgender Asylum Seekers

31 July 2019

civil rights - Title VII Reversal: Fifth Circuit Holds No Transgender Protections Under Civil Rights Statute

Jonathan Clark
JD Supra

Colored Sailor's Room, ca. 1917

please press:  www.jdsupra.com  

Wyoming - First Congregational Church hosts first statewide LGBTQ pride worship service


Rock Springs, WY

please press:  www.rocketminer.com

lead story - The Dire Consequences of the Trump Administration’s Attack on Transgender People’s Access to Shelters

Sarah Kellman et. al.
The Center for American Progress

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29 July 2019

Illinois - Illinois Passes Gender-Neutral Bathroom Bill

Casey Leins
US News & World Report

Springfield, IL
Lincoln statue in front; state capitol in back

please press:  www.usnews.com

lead story - Rally Supporting Transgender Health Care Rights Set For Boston City Hall

FLASH - Two children killed in shooting that left gunman dead at Gilroy Garlic Festival in San Francisco Bay Area

CBS News

Gilroy, CA

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27 July 2019

civil rights - Eureka hospital files motion to quash lawsuit filed by transgender man denied surgery

Hawaii - Hawaii set to include gender X on state driver’s licenses

Steven Adams
Trib Live

Honolulu, HI

please press:  triblive.com

lead story - Transgender woman testifies at human rights tribunal after being refused Brazilian wax

Eva Uguen-Csenge
CBC News


Surrey, BC

please press:  www.cbc.ca

24 July 2019

Donald Trump - Trump Must Face Suit Over Alleged Multilevel Marketing Fraud

Bob Van Voris
Bloomberg News

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Gibraltar - Video commemorating Stonewall and celebrating Gibraltar's LGBTQ+ community launched by Government


Gibraltar (governor's residence)

please press:  www.gbc.gi

civil rights - Virginia Schools' Lawyer Says Transgender Student Is Still Female, Despite Birth Certificate

Education Week

please press:  www.edweek.org

ezs note:  Mighty David Corrigan tries to slam em' out of the park... keep trying, David...

Delaware - Commentary: Community relations key for Cheswold police

Christopher Workman
Delaware State News

Cheswold, DE

please press:  delawarestatenews.net

ezs note:  It's down a bit, but Workman puts in a short yet positive viewpoint on the LGBT community.   

lead story - A Black Transgender Woman Was Found Fatally Shot In South Carolina

Lauren Strapagiel

Charleston, SC  (1733)

please press:  www.buzzfeednews.com

ezs note:  If you have any information regarding the murder of Denali Berries Stuckey, please call Charleston (SC) police at 843-577-7434. Thanks.   

23 July 2019

China - Helping communities to end AIDS epidemic

Gunilla Carlsson
China Daily

Beijing, China

please press:  global.chinadaily.com.cn

civil rights - Phyllis Frye: The Grandmother of the Transgender Rights Movement

Joe Forward
State Bar of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Dells, WI

please press:  www.wisbar.org

Florida - Alachua County conversion therapy ban meets resistance from Florida ministry

Ashley Lazarski
The Independent Florida Alligator

please press:  www.alligator.org

lead story - N.C. settlement affirms transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity

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)

please press:  www.chicagotribune.com