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Right wing group considering repeal effort targeting Maryland’s new transgender inclusive law

in Kelli Busey

The day after the Maryland House of Delegates passed legislation making discrimination against transgender people illegal, one group has decided to take action against it. The bill, SB 212 “Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2014” amends the state’s law to include gender identity in the workplace, housing, and public accommodations. The Baltimore Sun is reporting that the…

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Everyone, even fans, are appalled with Rupaul’s ‘shemale’ contest

in Kelli Busey/Media Watch

Everyone, except GLAAD that is Rupaul, the clown in pancake makeup has figured out a way to be even more obnoxious.  Perhaps he feels that he should fill the vacuum left by the passing of Fred Philps and become the country’s next most hated man? Maybe, but hardly anyone is enjoying his last promotional transphobic…

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Fred Phelps founder of the Westboro Baptist Church dies

in Kelli Busey

Fred Phelps has died. According to CNN the founder of the Westboro Baptist church passed away today Thursday the 20th of March 2014 from natural causes. While many are calling for a picket at Phelps funeral Stephanie Mott, executive director of the Kansas Transgender Project doesn’t agree telling CNN “hate doesn’t drive out hate.   Thats what Martin…

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The Irish Times Pub employees violently deny a trans woman entrance on St Patricks weekend

in Kelli Busey

Andi Dier. a transgender woman from New York was roughed up by the employees of The Irish Times Pub and Restaurant in Holbrooke as they bruskly removed her from the premise. Ms. Dier says they used transphobic slurs and tried to take her I phone after seeing she had recorded part of the incident. They then stole…

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Arizona Transgender Woman Monica Jones on trial for refusing “Project Rose”

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Monica’s troubles began one night after protesting Arizona’s failed religious anti-LGBT legislation while walking to a bar. An undercover officer engaged her in a conversation which led to her being charged with “manifesting prostitution”, AKA walking while trans. Since Jones hadn’t been previously charged with similar ‘crimes’ Ms. Jones was offered a deferral if she…

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Commission report says there’s no reason to continue ban on transgender service

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A study on the feasibility of transgender troops in the military was released today by the Palm Center. The commission co-chaired by former US Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders and former Coast Guard Director of Health and Safety Alan Steinman found that the ban on transgender service was not only unreasonable but empirically unsound. The Palm…

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