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ST. Paul MN Schools Pass Gender Inclusion Policy

ST. Paul MN Schools Pass Gender Inclusion Policy

As expected, the Gender Inclusion Policy passed the St. Paul Minnesota School Board unanimously on March 17th with no opposition from the general public and a noticeable absence of the Child Protection League PAC [CPL PAC] and Minnesota Family Council [MNFC]. The St Paul Public Schools [SPPS ] began their conversation about the gender inclusion […]

Warrant issued for Dallas Transgender woman Alicia Clark for pumper fatality

Warrant issued for Dallas Transgender woman Alicia Clark for pumper fatality

Police are looking for Dallas transgender woman Alicia Clarke and Denise Ross in connection with the death of Wykesha Reid. The pair are suspected of operating an illegal business called ‘pumping’ where industrial silicone is injected into the buttocks to increase their size. On February 19, 34-year-old Wykesha Reid was found dead inside of a […]

United States first transgender Lawmaker arrested for hospital bomb threat

United States first transgender Lawmaker arrested for hospital bomb threat

  Stacie Laughton turned herself on Thursday for calling in a bomb threat to a hospital on February 27th. But this isn’t the first time Laughton has been in trouble with the law. Stacie Laughton won national acclaim when she was elected to the New Hampshire Legislature in 2012. That euphoria lasted one month when […]

TWOC Aubrey Mariko Shine suicide from the Golden Gate Bridge caused hardly a ripple

TWOC Aubrey Mariko Shine suicide from the Golden Gate Bridge caused hardly a ripple

Trans activist Aubrey Mariko Shine, 22,  jumped to her death February 24th while posting images to her Facebook page. This is a grim reminder that no one in our community, journalists and activists included are immune to society’s ravages. Her “death was a witnessed jump from the Golden Gate Bridge to the bay waters,” said […]

Zoey Tur on Dr. Drew calls trans woman at Planet Fitness a “cross dressing fetishist”

Zoey Tur on Dr. Drew calls trans woman at Planet Fitness a “cross dressing fetishist”

Zoey Tur the helicopter reporter who made a name for herself during the LA riots and later transitioning is again making a name for herself. Tur appeared on the Dr. Drew show as its transgender reporter this week. Tur gave her opinion about the Planet Fitness event and Carlotta Sklodowska, who self-identified as transgender. Dr. […]

MN GOP Assault Continues on Transgender Youth

MN GOP Assault Continues on Transgender Youth

Two house bills HF 1546 and 1547 were introduced in the Minnesota State House of Representatives this week; both are companion bills to the Senate bill SF 1543 introduced on Monday. Collectively, the House File bills have 19 Republican co-authors. Both houses file bills will again attempt to codify into law that for the purpose […]

Minnesota GOP submits bill to strip newly adopted trans-inclusive policies from all schools

Minnesota GOP submits bill to strip newly adopted trans-inclusive policies from all schools

  The Minnesota G.O.P. has introduced a comprehensive bill that will eliminate all gender inclusive policies adopted by all Minnesota School districts and repeal the Transgender Athlete policy recently passed. Senate bill SF 1543 was introduced on Friday by Republicans David M. Brown, Mary Kiffmeyer, Carrie Ruud, Dave Thompson and Torrey Westrom. The Student Physical […]

Minnesota’s Oldest Anti LGBT Group Opposes Gender Inclusion Policy

Minnesota’s Oldest Anti LGBT Group Opposes Gender Inclusion Policy

One of Minnesota’s oldest anti-LGBT organizations, The Minnesota Family Council [MNFC] has issued an “Action Alert” this week urging their followers to call the St Paul Public School Board [SPPS] to oppose the new gender inclusion policy. This follows the Minnesota Child Protection Leagues [CPLAction PAC] launching of a petition asking state legislators to repeal […]

Florida HB 583 the bill that would put Jazz Jennings in jail passes first hurdle

Florida HB 583 the bill that would put Jazz Jennings in jail passes first hurdle

The author of HB 583, Miami Rep. Frank Artiles, who allegedly punched a student in the face  in a bar fight Monday told the Tampa Bay Times his bill would prevent sexual crimes from happening. The proposal is intended to address public safety concerns that its sponsor, Rep. Frank Artiles, R-Miami, said arise from a broad […]

Charlotte’s LGBT ordinance fails as men harass trans teen leaving the ladies room

Charlotte’s LGBT ordinance fails as men harass trans teen leaving the ladies room

Charlotte City Council voted down 6-5 the proposed LGBT ordinance that would have added sexual orientation and gender identity to protected categories. Before the vote the language ensuring transgender people had access to public accommodation provisions was removed. Two democrats voting against the final version. “I will not and I cannot support an amendment that […]