27 March 2017

Maxine Waters on Donald Trump: "I'm out to get him"

Claire Lampen

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ezs note:  Rep. Waters - way to go, Maxine!  Need some arrows?



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Opponents: Arkansas exposure bill targets transgender people


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ezs note:  Arkansans - please call your state senator AND state rep to vote AGAINST this stupid bill.  Thanks.

Montana transgender bathroom bill killed in committee; ballot initiative vowed

Holly K. Michels
Independent Record

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ezs note:  Montanans - great job getting this bill killed!  Just one more thing to do.  Tell your friends, neighbors, and coworkers what an idiotic petition this  would be,  Kick 'em to the curb!

The type of transgender you haven't heard of

Christina Capatides

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ezs note: The misuse of 'transgender" belongs to CBS.  For what it's worth, I pointed the mistake out to them.

26 March 2017

Donald Trump's dangerous alliance with white supremacy

Veronica Tash

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Molly Yoder: McCrory’s bigotry remains

Molly Yoder
The News & Observer

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Midvale Candidate Hopes To Become Utah's First Transgender Mayor

Julia Ritchey

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In West Virginia, LGBTQ advocates see a shift toward support

Corrine Segal

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ezs note:  When I read about Thurmond, I had to give a tip of the hat to them.  No, it wasn't to their tiny, tiny, tiny population (five!)  but to their wonderfully progressive attitude barring discrimination to LGBTQ folks.  Needless to say, Thurmond is in danger of becoming extinct.  If you have a hardy soul, consider Thurmond as a place you can rebuild.

South Sudan Rebuffs UN Push for Gay-Marriage (South Sudan)

Joseph Oduha

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Transgender protections hang in the balance with healthcare's future cloudy

Molly Redden
The Guardian

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25 March 2017

Donald Trump takes 12th golf trip since becoming President nine weeks ago

Niamh McIntyre
The Independent

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ezs note:  To my conservative friends, Donald Trump has wasted 36 million dollars playing golf.  Just a friendly reminder.

Thanks, Donald.  Glad to see you're watching the budget like a hawk.

Supporters gather for Transgender Day of Visibility Rally in downtown Santa Maria

Logan B. Anderson
Lompoc Record

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Tampa Bans 'Ex-Gay' Therapy To Minors

Carlos Santoscoy
On Top

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Faith Leaders Gather to Pray for Justice and Equality for the Transgender Community

Lisbeth Melendez Rivera

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Transgender passengers uneasy about TSA shift on pat-downs

Frederick Kunkle
The Washington Post

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Redmond, Washington

Redmond, WA

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ezs note: Well, back we go to Redmond, Washington!  What will we find this time?

24 March 2017

Donald Trump Spins Himself Into a Wall, Blames Healthcare Defeat on Democrats

Joanna Rothkopf

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Heritage Foundation Alum Critical of Transgender Rights to Lead HHS Civil Rights Office

Charles Ornstein

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Head of Long Creek Placed on Administrative Leave

Susan Sharon
Maine Public

Long Creek Youth Development Center
South Portland, ME

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Conservative, ‘transphobic’ groups plan to visit New Haven this weekend

Esteban L. Hernandez
New Haven Register

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Living your truth: Accepting transgender individuals in our community

Valerie Lego

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23 March 2017

Do you have EVIDENCE on Trump and/or friends?

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ezs note:  Okay - I know it's a long shot - really long - but if you have solid - rock solid - couldn't-cut-it-with-a-diamond solid, then you should look over Strongbox.  Do not contact me.  This is between you and Strongbox - no one else.


John Cassidy
The New Yorker

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Anita Burroughs
The Conway Daily Sun

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Virginia Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Anti-LGBTQ “License to Discriminate” Bills

Stephen Peters

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Transgender College Freshmen Drink and Black Out More Than Other Students

Diana Tourgee

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ezs note:  If you think that alcoholic beverages are a problem that you might not be able to handle, there are several options you might want to consider.  For a religious-based approach, there is always AA.  For a non-religious-based approach, check your website.  Depending on the severity of your difficulty, a trained counselor may recommend a 30-day program.

A horrific murder has awakened Brazil’s transgender community

Marina Lopes
The Washington Post

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22 March 2017

Wall Street Journal rips into Donald Trump over false news (Australia)

Callum Borchers
The Sydney Morning Herald

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Transgender Woman Rightfully Wins Olympic Weightlifting Competition

Shani Shahmoon
Opposing Views

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Alphonza Watson, 38-year-old transgender woman, killed in Baltimore

Mathew Rodriguez

Alphonza Watson

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ezs note:  Please, if you live or travel through the 2400 block of Guilford Avenue, Baltimore, and you have any information about the murder of Alphonza Watson, please call the Baltimore police at 1-866-756-2587.  Thanks.

Rest in peace, Alphonza...

More Than 115 Anti-LGBTQ Bills Introduced in 30 States


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ezs note:  In virtually every case, you should call both the state representative AND state senator.  In every case, you should state your sentiments AGAINST the bill.  Here are the states you should watch for:

Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

Good luck!

Conservatives File Lawsuit Against School For Transgender Student Sharing Locker Rooms

Francis Trance
University Herald

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21 March 2017

Donald Trump's former campaign manager 'tried to hide $750,000 payment', says Ukrainian politician (UK)

Emily Shugerman

Larry, Curly, and Moe (!)

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Transgender woman charged with murder over injection death of transgender teenager (UK)

Mark Piggott
International Business Times

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ezs note:  Please don't give your hard-earned money to these fraudulent tricksters!!!  The least that could happen is permanent disfigurement.  The worst?  Look at Symone - and say goodbye.  Forever.

NC legislators’ wrath prods CMS to pull lesson about a boy in a dress

Ann Doss Helms
The Charlotte Observer

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2017 GLSEN Gay/Straight Alliance Summit at VCU offers networking chance for young LGBTQs, teachers and allies


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New BCPS guidelines cover guns, social media

Noe Hernandez
Battle Creek Enquirer

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20 March 2017

Full transcript: FBI Director James Comey testifies on Russian interference in 2016 election

Washington Post

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ezs note:  Okay... I get it... it's a looooooooooong piece.  The thing is, it's also a damn important one.  Please read this one.  You'll be better informed.

Sexual assault victimization disproportionately affects certain minority college students

University of Pittsburgh
Science Daily

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How A 7-Year-Old Trans Activist & Her Mom Are Fighting Trump In Texas

Bronwyn Isaac

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Transgender Woman Speaks At Mankato Church About Acceptance

Angela Rogers

Mankato, MN

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Transgender and homeless: How a Virginia Beach woman took in a struggling man

Amir Vera
The Virginian-Pilot

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ezs note: To make a donation or to request assistance from the Transgender Assistance Program of Virginia, please press here.

19 March 2017

Donald Trump: America's Marie Antoinette

Dean Obeidallah

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Watch: ‘Patriotic miscreant’ tears down gender neutral bathroom signs

Erin Rook
LGBTQ Nation

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Transgender women assaulted in Queens; man charged with hate crime, NYPD says

Madeline Patrick
Normangee Star

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Santa Rosa march for transgender students

Chris Ludlow, Simon Isaksson
Oak Leaf


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300 rally for transgender rights in Appleton

Madeline Behr

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18 March 2017

No, Donald Trump did not create 900 jobs at GM

Laura Clawson
Daily Kos

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Pseudo-Scientist Glenn Stanton on "Gender Theory"

David Cary Hart
The Slowly Boiled Frog

PS - Uhhh... don't buy this crap.

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