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  • Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military - Kansas City Star June 30, 2016
    Kansas City StarPentagon ends ban on transgender troops in militaryKansas City StarSaying it's the right thing to do, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces. "Americans who want to serve ...Pentagon […]
  • For out gay Kansas State soccer coach, life got better after suicidal thoughts - Outsports June 30, 2016
    OutsportsFor out gay Kansas State soccer coach, life got better after suicidal thoughtsOutsportsThat became reality in the last couple of years, as Smith's being out enabled her to help an LGBT player on her team cope with her own suicidal thoughts. The domino effect at its most powerful. In her talk, which you can watch […]
  • Democrats nominate first two transgender candidates for Congress - Kansas City Star June 29, 2016
    KAKEDemocrats nominate first two transgender candidates for CongressKansas City StarDemocratic primary voters elected two transgender women in Utah and Colorado to be their party's nominees to Congress Tuesday night, making them the first transgender candidates of a major party to seek seats in the U.S. House and Senate. Misty Snow, a ...2 transgender Democrats nominated […]
  • Attacks against LGBT community rarely prosecuted as hate crimes - Reuters UK June 28, 2016
    Reuters UKAttacks against LGBT community rarely prosecuted as hate crimesReuters UKShe cited Shaw's use of the prospect of sex to lure Greene to the meeting and his anti-gay slurs on Facebook. ... The handling of Greene's death is one of three killings of LGBT people in Kansas City since 2010 that, advocates say, should have […]
  • Kansas education board votes to ignore Obama's transgender bathroom policy - ChristianToday June 25, 2016
    ChristianTodayKansas education board votes to ignore Obama's transgender bathroom policyChristianTodayThe Kansas State Board of Education has decided to ignore the Obama administration's directive to all public schools to allow transgenders to use facilities, including restrooms, and join programmes that are consistent with their gender identity. In ...THE LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD on meeting transgender student needsArkansas City […]

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  • The Pentagon's ban on transgender service just fell — but the details are complicated - Washington Post June 30, 2016
    Washington PostThe Pentagon's ban on transgender service just fell — but the details are complicatedWashington PostDefense Secretary Ashton B. Carter repealed the Pentagon's long-held ban on transgender people serving in the military Thursday, ending a year-long process that was bogged down by internal conflict and concerns among senior service officials about how ...Pentagon Says Transgender […]
  • Utah Democrat Misty K. Snow Could Become the First Out Trans U.S. Senator - Advocate.com June 30, 2016
    Advocate.comUtah Democrat Misty K. Snow Could Become the First Out Trans U.S. SenatorAdvocate.comMisty K. Snow made history Tuesday when she became the first transgender woman to win a major party's nomination for the U.S. Senate. Snow handily secured Utah's Democratic Senate nomination by defeating fellow Democrat Jonathan Swinton, with 59.5 ...The 2 Trans Women Running for […]

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