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3 hrs ago | Lutterworth Today

Police hunting anti-gay pamphleteers: one dressed as a monk

Police are on the look-out for a pair of homophobic pamphleteers who have been handing out hateful tracts in Market Harborough - one of whom was dressed as a monk.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Northamptonshire County, England

7 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

Medicaid Expands Coverage For Transgender Oregonians

Alex Paige, a trans woman from Portland, describes the gender dysphoria she experienced as "a supreme unhappiness with the way my body looked, the way it felt, the way other people interacted with me."

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Related Topix: Oregon, Medicaid, Health, Eugene, OR

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NewsOK.com

Transgender Oklahoma House candidate concedes defeat

Paula Sophia greets supporters Tuesday at her watch party in Oklahoma City. Sophia, a former police officer and U.S. Army veteran who was trying to become the state's first transgender legislator, was narrowly defeated by former pastor Jason Dunnington in the runoff for the state House District 88 seat.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma County, OK

My Mother Lode

Ban on 'gay panic defense' heads to governor

Defendants could not escape murder charges by claiming they panicked when they discovered someone was gay or transgender under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Pridesource.com

TLC Star Says Transgender People Are Child Predators

The City Council of Fayetteville, Arkansas will consider a new non-discrimination ordinance protecting the rights of LGBT against discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity socioeconomic background, martial status or veteran status.

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Independent.ie

75pc of LGBT people feel Ireland a 'welcoming place' to live as Europe best ranked continent

Most people in European nations say their community is a welcoming place for gays and lesbians, according to a poll that also showed many in African countries see their homelands as hostile to homosexuals.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

ThinkProgress

Transgender Pride Flag Designer Applauds Smithsonian LGBT Artifacts Collection

Earlier this month, the Smithsonian Institute announced it had introduced a number of LGBT artifacts into its collection, including scripts and props from Will & Grace , a tennis racket owned by RenA©e Richards, and the original transgender pride flag.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Switched

Dan Savage Should Be Sent To Iraq With The Westboro Baptist Church, WND's Molotov Mitchell Suggests

World Net Daily video columnist Molotov Mitchell has responded to comedian Adam Hills' suggestion of sending Westboro Baptist Church members off to Iraq with a similar plan for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights activist Dan Savage.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Maiden, NC, Wedding

Houston Press

Bathroom Battles: Scaremongering Abounds about Transgender Public Restroom Usage

In March 2013, Alexis Hollada, better known by her stage name, Doomstress Alexis, is on her way back from Austin with her drummer, Raymond Matthews, in tow.

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Related Topix: SXSW, Inc, Metal

ThinkProgress

Women's College Opens Doors To Transgender Students

On Wednesday, Mills College, based in Oakland, California, becomes the first all-women's college in the U.S. to openly welcome transgender and gender non-conforming students.

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Related Topix: Mills College, Oakland, CA, Smith College

Daily Trojan

USC among top LGBT-friendly schools

Campus Pride, a national organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender student leaders and campus groups, named USC one of the top 50 most LGBT-friendly campuses in the United States on Aug. 15. Allied Pride A Rainbow flags hang on lamp posts along Trousdale Parkway in honor of Coming Out Month last October.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Stanford University, Pomona College, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Women's Fund of LI to Honor Four Long Island Women

On Thursday, October 23, 2014, the Women's Fund of Long Island will hold its 20th Annual Women Achievers Breakfast at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY at 7:30-10am.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NY, Gay/Lesbian

Daily Kos

Mills becomes first single-sex college to admit transgender students

Mills College in Oakland, CA has become the first single-sex institute of higher education to admit transgender students .

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The Daily Caller

Report: Remove Ban On Transgendered Military Personnel

A report issued by high-ranking generals makes it likely that the military will allow transgendered personnel to serve openly, following in the footsteps of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," according to the Washington Examiner .

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

East Bay Express

Mills Officially Opens to Transgender Students

Mills, an Oakland women's college, has recently decided to officially define its acceptance policy toward transgender and gender fluid applicants.

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The New Zealand Herald

Election 2014: Labour's three gender options for passports

Louisa Wall, whose same-sex marriage bill passed into law last year, said all people had the right to live in dignity.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

CultureMap

Watching porn in public: Dan Savage is bringing his dirty movie festival to Austin

HUMP! will screen at the Marchesa Theater on September 5 at 7:30 and 9:30 pm, and September 6 at 7, 9, and 11 pm.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Human Sexuality, CultureMap, Entertainment

Independent.ie

Assault victim (26) undergoing transgender treatment died by suicide - inquest finds

Nikita Keane was found hanging in her home at The Coppice, Woodfarm Acres, Palmerstown in Dublin 20 on July 16 last year.

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Daily Kos

Cuomo takes a late shot for equal rights

Last May the New York Times Editorial Board called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to finally get visibly involved in the fight for equal legal protection from discrimination in the state of New York for transgender people.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Publishing, Media, New Times, New York, New York Government

Newrydemocrat.com

Colourful Pride in Newry festival thumbnail

RORY Rafferty, chairperson of Newry Pride Festival, pictured with Mary McSorley and Brian Quinn, Deputy Mayor Newry and Mourne, at the launch of this year's festival.

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