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Ted Cruz Fires Back At Caitlyn Jenner Over Transgender Fight

“It doesn’t make sense for grown adult men, strangers, to be alone in a restroom with a little girl.” 05/02/2016 09:38 am ET Igor Bobic @igorbobic on Twitter Associate Politics Editor, The Huffington Post Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) dismissed criticism of his stance on allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of … Continue reading “Ted Cruz Fires Back At Caitlyn Jenner Over Transgender Fight”

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This Photo Project Is Redefining What It Means to Be African and LGBTQ

04/27/2016 01:48 pm ET huffingtonpost.com by Journalist / Activist @JaimeeSwift on Twitter A documentary photography series is de-limiting the pervasiveness of anti-LGBTQ African sentiments by giving a platform for gay African immigrants in the African Diaspora to fully express themselves. Highlighting the fashion and style of LGBTQ African immigrants, Limit(less), according to the project’s website, … Continue reading “This Photo Project Is Redefining What It Means to Be African and LGBTQ”

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You Want to Put What Where? People Are Not Happy With Target’s Bathroom Policy

04/27/2016 03:49 pm ET huffingtonpost.com Not one single person assaulted me. No one tried to molest me. No one was peeking under the stalls at me. And I know this for certain because I kept looking under the stalls to see if anyone was looking back at me. I didn’t even get hit on, let … Continue reading “You Want to Put What Where? People Are Not Happy With Target’s Bathroom Policy”

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School Board Blocks Transgender Kids From Choosing Restroom

Here’s what’s happening in my neck of the woods: By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OCALA, Fla. — Apr 27, 2016, 11:09 AM ET A north Florida school board approved a measure on Tuesday that will limit restrooms to students based on their birth sex, not their gender identity. The Marion County School Board approved the ban … Continue reading “School Board Blocks Transgender Kids From Choosing Restroom”

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Don’t Tell Me Not to ‘Encourage’ My Trans Child

04/13/2016 05:05 pm ET Michelle Spear – huffingtonpost.com/michelle-spear-/stop-encouraging-your-chi_b_9672668.htmlhuffingtonpost.com Mother, educator and LGBTQ advocate I wasn’t sure how to title this entry. The runner-up: “Stop Encouraging Your Trans Child,” but that would not capture the Trump-sized misconception that parents are encouraging their cis children to be trans. No need to reread that sentence, you read it … Continue reading “Don’t Tell Me Not to ‘Encourage’ My Trans Child”

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North Carolina reels from business backlash to anti-LGBT law

Edward Helmore – theguardian.com Friday April 15, 2016 08.36 EDT Since North Carolina’s anti-LGBT so-called “bathroom bill” was signed into law, the Greater Raleigh Convention Center has lost six firm bookings worth an estimated $2.4m, according to its president and CEO, Denny Edwards. Another 16 bookings worth an estimated $44m are also in jeopardy. “There’s … Continue reading “North Carolina reels from business backlash to anti-LGBT law”

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Savannah Jackson Aussie Millionaire Comes Out as Trans

LAST UPDATED // MONDAY, 21 MARCH 2016 14:44 WRITTEN BY // Cec Busby the news editor of SX and online editor of GayNewsNetwork.com.au Australian multi-millionaire and financial wizard, Savannah Jackson, has come out as transgender on national television. Jackson chose to go public with her transition on popular interview show, Sunday Night. The 43-year-old who … Continue reading “Savannah Jackson Aussie Millionaire Comes Out as Trans”

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International Transgender Day of Visibility

www.transstudent.org/tdov What is the Transgender Day of Visibility? TDOV is a day to show your support for the trans community. It aims to bring attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the globe while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans community. Unlike Transgender Day of Remembrance, this is not a … Continue reading “International Transgender Day of Visibility”

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Tech Execs Take Stand Against North Carolina Transgender Law

More than 80 CEOs, including Apple’s Tim Cook, push for repeal of a law they say promotes discrimination against the LGBT community. March 29, 2016 | 2:49 PM PDT by @terryscollins for cnet.com/news/ In a statement Tuesday, the business leaders pushed Gov. Pat McCrory and the North Carolina General Assembly to repeal the law. The … Continue reading “Tech Execs Take Stand Against North Carolina Transgender Law”

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