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Lauren Scott, who is running for Nevada State Assembly, became the first transgender candidate to be elected by Republicans when she won her primary election this week.
The day after being crowned Homecoming Queen, 16-year old Cassidy Lynn Campbell from Huntington Beach, California says she’s “so unhappy,” and hurt by all the “negative and ignorant” comments.
The entire community regards suicides, violence, and ostracization of lesbian and gay youths a national shame. When it comes to transgender kids, though, the message is entirely different.
Islan Nettles, the murdered 21-year old transgender woman beaten last Saturday who died after being removed from life support yesterday, was attacked in front of a New York City Police Station.
HRC, the Human Rights Campaign, just issued a statement apologizing for two events that HRC staffers caused. HRC was part of a wider coalition, United For Marriage.
Our daily progressive news and views roundup.
Equality Forum’s transgender panel asked, Are gay and lesbian advocates the natural advocates of the trans-community?, and What is the teaching role of transpeople?
The Tea Party published an obscene comparison between the rich and the gay community, even adding, “The rich have their transgendered equivalents: trans-wealthered.”
Tennessee state lawmaker Richard Floyd has threatened physical violence against trans people, saying he would “stomp” them if he saw one in a store dressing room.
Nepal should have some of the most gay- and trans-friendly laws in the world, but it doesn’t. New PM Baburam Bhattarai must make keep his promise to LGBTI people.
The woman who violently beat a transgender woman into a seizure at a Baltimore McDonald’s has received a 5-year sentence for a crime so heinous the video went viral.
From these Super Bowl anti-trans ads (were they?) and the general anti-gay “flavor” of some Super Bowl ads (Doritos?”) what is going on?
J. Rudy Flesher continues his review of Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman’s Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation.
12 States Where Same-Sex Marriage Isn’t Legal — But Could Be
Vladimir Putin Just Made It Illegal To Tell Kids Gay People Exist
TX Man: After 34 Years My Partner’s Sister Forced Us Apart, Took Our Home Because We Weren’t Married
Marine War Hero Eric Alva Excoriates A Texas Crowd Who Booed Him Because He Is Gay
Gay People’s Hearts ‘Unsuitable’ For Life Says Head Of Russia’s State-Controlled TV News
Christian Polling Group Finds Atheists Divorce Less Than Christians
Watch: Kids Shown Interracial Cheerios Commercial — Have No Idea Why It’s Controversial
Largest Study Of Children Raised By Same-Sex Parents Shows They’re Healthier Than Their Peers
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