Tag: transgender community

Upstate NY newspaper runs trans-tastic series

My college town newspaper, the Albany Times Union, is running an awesome series of articles about the transgender community this week that I wanted to share. When I was in school, the Times Union was the conservative newspaper...

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Stonewall Dems of Dallas responds to Ramos

Omar Narvaez, president of Stonewall Democrats of Dallas, sent over the below resolution responding to recent statements by Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Dan Ramos, who last week compared gays to “termites”...

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Ricky Martin becomes a hero for Latino gays

SIGAL RATNER-ARIAS | Associated Press NEW YORK — It’s been almost a year since Ricky Martin announced to the world he was gay, but among many gay Latinos, a community that has lived in obscurity for fear of harassment or...

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Questions arise over FW trans ordinance

Double negative included in addition to protections adopted last year could bar trans from using gender-specific restrooms DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Lisa Thomas FORT WORTH — A double negative in one...

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Remembering the fallen

READING THE NAMES |  As Aaron Barnes and Dorian Mooneyham, above, read the names of the victims of violence against the transgender community, others line up, below, to lay red roses on a table in memory of the victims during...

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Phyllis Frye becomes Texas’ 1st trans judge

Phyllis Frye It’s been a historic couple of weeks for the transgender legal community. On Nov. 2, Victoria Kolakowski became the first transgender trial judge in the nation when she won a seat on the Alameda County...

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New group forming for hate crime survivors

O’Connor, Mullinex both fell victim to hate crimes, and now they want to use their experiences to help others DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Options for victims of hate crimes are limited. But two transgender...

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