17 November 2017

Donald Trump believes women (when it is politically beneficial to him)

Clayton Purdom
The A.V. Club

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ezs note:  If you are going to be in Rochester, New York on December 1, you might find this helpful.

Sri Lanka - SL committed to non-discrimination based on sexual orientation: Nerin Pulle

Lahiru Pothmulla

Sri Lanka provinces

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Religious Right Extremists Say Roy Moore Will Defend Against 'LGBT Transgender Mafia'

Peter Montgomery

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ezs note:  Damn... just when me an' Donna Corleone had the fix in... curses, I say!

Transgender community to hold vigil in Portland, Bangor


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Transgender people are being killed at a record pace in U.S., advocacy groups say

Los Angeles Times

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16 November 2017

Donald Trump breaks silence to back Roy Moore staying in Senate race despite teenage girl allegations

Ben Riley-Smith
The Telegraph

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ezs note:  If you happen to be in Lakewood, Ohio on November 29,  perhaps you would enjoy this.

Namibia - Gender activist and journalist dies

Nomhle Kangootui

Sarry Xoagus-Eises

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Parents Sue Oregon for School’s Transgender Bathroom Policy

Nick McCann

Courthouse News

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Geneva woman could become first openly transgender NY lawmaker

Robert Harding

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'Allah doesn't care if you are transgender': the Indonesian school fighting a backlash

Sebastian Strangio
The Guardian

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15 November 2017

Malta - 'It took me 13 years to come out'

Ramona Depares


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Transgender woman sues Massachusetts for housing her in men's prison

Scott Malone

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Transgender Awareness Week starts Friday

R.J. Johnson
Anchorage Press

Anchorage, AK

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Court hears transgender woman's appeal over access to her Jewish children (UK)

Harriet Sherwood
The Guardian

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14 November 2017

Civil rights commission tables bias ruling again

Karen Bouffard
The Detroit News

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Harmony chorale brings inspiration to northeastern Colorado

Lisa Young

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For the first time, Denver City Council marks Transgender Day of Remembrance

Jon Murray
The Denver Post

Denver, CO

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13 November 2017

Candidate Donald Trump asked black voters: ‘What the hell do you have to lose?’ Well, apparently, judgeships.

Eugene Scott
The Washington Post

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ezs note:  If you are planning on being around Cleveland, Ohio on November 20, perhaps you'd like to participate in this.

Guatemala - In socially conservative Guatemala, transgender people sees gains

Sonia Perez D.
LGBTQ Nation

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More than 1,400 parents of transgender young people sign National Declaration of Rights

Steve Lee
San Diego LGBT Weekly

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How Charlotte-based companies score for LGBTQ equality in the workplace

Jenna Martin
Charlotte Business Journal

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A Minnesota lawmaker attacked a new transgender city council member. Her ‘apology’ was just as bad.

Zack Ford
Think Progress

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12 November 2017

Malaysia - At Penang assembly, reps fight for rights of transgender community

Opalyn Mok
malaymail online

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The character of the country is more than the man in the Oval Office

Kerna Bolton
The Philadelphia Tribune

Yaquina Head, Newport, OR

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Before Danica Roem There Was Joanne Conte, America's First Openly Transgender Public Official

Samantha Allen
Daily Beast

Arvada, CO

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A small-town doctor wanted to perform surgeries for transgender women. He faced an uphill battle.

Chico Harlan
The Washington Post

Moscow, Idaho

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Donald Trump and the mob (BBC) [video]

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11 November 2017

China Has Donald Trump Just Where It Wants Him

Roger Cohen
The New York Times


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ezs note:  If you are going to be around Allentown, Pennsylvania on November 18, perhaps you'd like to show up here.

India - Trichy gets first transgender driver

The Times of India

Trichy, India

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Roy Moore: 'The Transgenders Don’t Have Rights'

David Badash
National Civil Rights Movement

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As transgender candidates make history in Minneapolis, some see trend emerging

John Verhovek
ABC News

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As Trump attempts a transgender military ban, Germany celebrates its first trans commander

Rick Noack
The Washington Post

Storkow, Germany

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Milton-Freewater, Oregon

estimated transgender population:  41*
(rounded up)

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ezs note:  Peas! Corn!  Muddy frogwater!  These are a few of the things you'll find as you explore Milton-Freewater, Oregon!  

09 November 2017


Emily Jane Fox
Vanity Fair

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ezs note:  If you happen to be in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 17, perhaps you might want to see here.

Georgia - Transgender Georgians are being left to die

Sean Williams
The Week (from Latterly)

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OUT100: 9 Transgender Veterans Talk Service, Trump & Fighting Back

Chris Thomas

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Williamston Community Schools approves transgender policies

RJ Wolcott
Lansing State Journal

Williamston, MI

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Matherne becomes Stamford’s first transgender lawmaker

Liz Skalka
Stamford Advocate

Stamford, CT

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08 November 2017

USDA making contingency plans for NAFTA pullout

Catherine Boudreau

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ezs note:  For those of you who are planning being around Northampton, Massachusetts on November 15, perhaps you want to consider this.

Malawi: Special Clinics Excite Key Population in Malawi

All Africa

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Transgender candidates' victories in Pa., nation signify people are 'tired of the hate'

Michael Boren
The Inquirer

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Bette Midler film opens Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival

Breanna Cooper

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Suburbs Rebel Against Trump, Threatening Republicans in Congress

Alexander Burns, Jonathan Martin
The New York Times

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Oh... in case you haven't heard... Danica Roem WON!!! (video)

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07 November 2017

Jeff Flake To Trevor Noah: Donald Trump Veering Toward “Tin-Horn Dictator”

Lisa de Moraes
Deadline Hollywood

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ezs note:  If you are planning on going to Brewster, Massachusetts on Tuesday, November 14, perhaps you might want to go here.

Tanya Ní Mhuirthile appointed to Gender Recognition Act Review Group


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Oppose the Confirmation of Gregory Katsas to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Vanita Gupta
The Leadership Conference

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ezs note:  If you would like to oppose the proposed confirmation of Gregory Katsas to be a judge on the US Court of Appeals, call (don't e-write) both Senators from your home state.  There are two from each state.  

GOP concerned about gender policy in Delaware schools

Zoë Read

Delaware GOP expert

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Candace Towns Is The 25th Transgender Person Killed In Deadliest Year Yet

Paula Rogo

Candace Towns (1987-2017)

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ezs note:  If you vote for no other reason today, vote for Candace's memory.

HAVE YOU VOTED YET??? (see video)

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