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Trans man haunted by frightening brush with Tulsa campus police

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Dawn Ennis Professor Sj Miller had just finished a midday jog in the blazing, 104-degree heat of a late summer day in northeastern Oklahoma, when the teacher was confronted by a uniformed, armed police officer, driving a marked patrol car, demanding Miller provide …

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New federal guidelines: bathroom access a ‘must’ for trans Americans

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. A report indicates the Obama Administration has issued a new federal mandate that transgender men and women working for the federal government and visiting federal facilities must be able to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. BuzzFeed first reported that the guidelines were posted …

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Trans women in crisis due to national shortage of ‘life-saving’ meds

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Pharmacies and clinics across the U.S. are in the throes of a national emergency, having run out of the two most popular prescription drugs transgender women use in their medical transition: Delestrogen and its generic counterpart, Estradiol Valerate, which are injected by trans women as …

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ISIS allegedly kills another gay man by throwing him off roof

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. The terrorist group ISIS is crowing that they allegedly executed another gay person. The young man was thrown off the roof of a tall building before his lifeless body was stoned by residents of the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk. “He was thrown …

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Pulse survivor takes his first unassisted steps since the shooting

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Angel Colon in the waiting room at Orlando Health Orthopedic Institute. via Facebook Angel Colon, one of the survivors of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, posted a video to Facebook recently that will make you cry with joy. The …

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Rubio defends appearance at anti-LGBT conference

This post originally published by the Washington Blade. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Aug. 15, 2016, defended his appearance at an anti-LGBT conference in Orlando, Fla. (Washington Blade file photo by Lee Whitman) U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Monday defended his appearance at an anti-LGBT conference in Orlando, …

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Baltimore Police review reveals mistreatment of transgender people

This post originally published by LGBTQ Nation. Kayla Gilchrist Jones stands outside her workplace in Baltimore. Four killings of transgender women in Baltimore in two years is highlighting the strained relationship between law enforcement and the LGBT community and sparking conversations about how to ease the tension. Jones, who spent …

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