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  • Arrest made in stabbing of transgender woman in Kansas - Metro Weekly May 5, 2016
    Metro WeeklyArrest made in stabbing of transgender woman in KansasMetro WeeklyWichita-based CBS affiliate KWCH, citing police records, has reported that the teenager's mother claims her son was defending himself from being sexually assaulted by Walker, seeming to indicate that the suspect may pursue a “gay panic” defense at some ...Transgender Woman Reecey Walker Fatally Stabbed in […]
  • NC's HB2 transgender law violates Civil Rights Act, feds say - Kansas City Star May 4, 2016
    Kansas City StarNC's HB2 transgender law violates Civil Rights Act, feds sayKansas City StarU.S. Justice Department officials Wednesday notified North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory that House Bill 2 violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act. The department gave state officials until Monday to address the situation “by confirming that the State will not ...DOJ to North […]
  • Trans woman stabbed to death in Kansas - Washington Blade May 4, 2016
    Washington BladeTrans woman stabbed to death in KansasWashington BladeWICHITA, Kan. — A 16-year-old boy faces a second-degree murder charge in the death of a transgender woman. KAKE, a Wichita television station, reported the teenager allegedly stabbed Tyreece “Reecey” Walker to death on May 1 in the apartment ...and more »
  • Letters on Kansas budget, GOP establishment, transgender bathrooms, wind energy, Cruz - Wichita Eagle May 4, 2016
    Letters on Kansas budget, GOP establishment, transgender bathrooms, wind energy, CruzWichita EagleIn recent days Republican voices have continued to say that Kansas has a spending problem, not a revenue problem. Despite anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist's often-quoted desire to reduce government “to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub ...
  • Obama expected to declare first national monument for gay rights - Kansas City Star May 4, 2016
    Washington PostObama expected to declare first national monument for gay rightsKansas City StarPresident Obama is poised to declare the first national monument recognizing the struggle for gay rights, singling out a sliver of green space and part of the surrounding Greenwich Village neighborhood as the birthplace of America's modern gay ...Obama to name Stonewall 1st […]

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  • Transgender People Aren't a Threat to You - Huffington Post May 6, 2016
    Huffington PostTransgender People Aren't a Threat to YouHuffington PostAnti-trans laws are not about restrooms, locker rooms, safety, or privacy but about expelling trans people from public life. Those most impacted by these laws have been and will always be trans people who are already subject to the most policing and ...and more »
  • Why an Activist Was Sentenced to Death for Being a Lesbian - TIME May 6, 2016
    TIMEWhy an Activist Was Sentenced to Death for Being a LesbianTIMEAmal had watched for years as some of her secretly gay friends in Uganda were outed and subsequently burned alive or beaten to death. The 22-year-old created an underground LGBT organization to bring gay people in the country together. Then a rumor ...

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