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Lost in the chaos - LGBTI people in emergencies

Unaddressed protection needs, rigid systems and research gaps imperil lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in humanitarian emergencies.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Activism

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Big News Network.com

Transgender womens killings in Baltimore show strain between police and an oft-targeted group

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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National Public Radio

The National Museum Of American Everybodystory

The National Museum of American History ... or Herstory ... or Everybodystory - whatever you feel it should be called - is expanding its collection of objects and archival materials representing the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Will and Grace, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

The Brattleboro Reformer

Simpson named 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion

Brattleboro Retreat President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Robert E. Simpson, Jr., has been named by Behavioral Healthcare magazine as a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion along with four other leaders in the field of mental health from across the nation.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Gay/Lesbian, Waterbury, VT

LongmontFYI

After dispute, Rev. Yolanda film screening, drag-gospel show swaps Boulder churches

Courtesy photo A documentary film screening and performance by the Rev. Yolanda have been moved from Unity Church of Boulder to First Congregational United Church of Christ.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO

Daily Mail

Transgender 'doctor' Tracy Lynn Garner guilty of murder

After the flames gave way to dust: Burning Man takes on an other-worldly feel as it's enveloped in a huge sand cloud... but not even the choking atmosphere can keep revelers from their desert party 'Sociopath' landscape architect related to Cesar Chavez accused of intentionally spreading HIV to at least two dozen men and then bragging about it via ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day

Seattle Gay News

Prominent retired generals say military is ready for Transgender service

Their statement accompanies the release of a new study, 'Report of the Planning Commission on Transgender Military Service,' which finds that allowing Transgender personnel to serve in the military 'is administratively feasible and will not be burdensome or complicated,' and provides a detailed roadmap for the policy change.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Gay/Lesbian

The Daily Record

Former sex sauna boss reveals the demons that haunted transsexual killer Melissa Young

AS ex-vice girl Young appeals her murder conviction, her former boss tells of her troubled childhood and descent into violence, crime, addiction and religious mania.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit police arrest man in Palmer Park shooting death

Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 42-year-old man in the parking lot of a Detroit splash park.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Violent Crime

Los Angeles Times

Oklahoma transgender candidate misses making history by 22 votes

Paula Sophia, 48 -- Democrat, author, retired cop and Army veteran -- lost 990 to 968 in a primary runoff for an Oklahoma House seat.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, US News, Gay/Lesbian, Oklahoma City University

SFGate

7 Surprising Ways Your Company Can Still Discriminate Against You

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

News Max

Single-Sex College Admits Transgendered Students

Mills College, a small women's college in the San Francisco area, has become the first out of 119 single-sex colleges in America to officially allow the admission of self-identified male-to-female transgendered students.

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Related Topix: Mills College, KQED, Gay/Lesbian

Windsor Beacon

Women's college allows transgender women to apply

A woman runs under a giant rainbow flag during the WorldPride 2014 Parade in Toronto, Canada, June 29, 2014.

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The New Zealand Herald

Transgender refugee says NZ paradise

A transgender refugee from Colombia who was knocked back by other countries says she has "found paradise" in New Zealand after being officially recognised as a woman.

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Metro

Dating as a transgender guy is nothing to be afraid of

When it comes to dating I'm an expert in how not to do it so I'm not entirely sure if I should be allowed to be in charge of this blog.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Gay/Lesbian, Online Dating

The Baltimore Sun

Equality Maryland head arrested at immigration reform rally

Carrie Evans, the executive director of Equality Maryland, was arrested at an immigration reform rally in Washington on Thursday afternoon, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization said.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Gay/Lesbian

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KSL-TV

'Capitol 13' protest, plan to fight charges for disrupting Utah Legislature

Gay rights activists locked arms on the Capitol steps Thursday demanding to be heard just as they did at a legislative committee meeting earlier this year that ended in their arrests.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Reuters

California governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates

Death certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at birth under a bill sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, the latest effort by the state to further the rights of transgender residents.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Sydney Morning Herald

Life as a transsexual rugby-playing carpenter

Nate Duivenvoorden looks like any other rugby-playing carpenter. The scruffy 30-year-old is built like a stocky halfback.

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Reuters

California governor considers allowing gender identity on death certificates

Death certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather than their sex at birth under a bill sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, the latest effort by the state to further the rights of transgender residents.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Jerry Brown

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