10 Nov
  • By Melanie Yarborough
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Natalie Wynn’s ContraPoints: Wit & Drama for Transrights

This Baltimore-based youtube star has been called the counter to conservative pundits like Ben Shapiro. See her story https://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/arts/bs-fe-natalie-wynn-contrapoints-youtube-star-20191025-7wi6qgzkbjeahoup7ywugntgfm-story.html

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03 Nov
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AIRPORT SECURITY STILL A NIGHTMARE

Transwomen and transmen face unsympathetic TSA personnel, primitive technology, dead-end complaint procedures: https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/tsa-body-scanners-transgender-travelers/

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27 Oct
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CALIFORNIA TO TRAIN POLL WORKERS IN TRANS SENSITIVITY

Voting can be another barrier for transmen and transwomen. California is leading the way in addressing the problem https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/California-to-start-first-in-the-nation-training-14560805.php           

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24 Oct
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Local Hero: Ruby Sola of San Diego

On November 7, 2019 at the San Diego LGBT Center Ruby Sola will be inducted onto the Wall of Honor along with seven other veterans honored for their military service to the country despite policies that prohibited, and persecuted them for serving. She served aboard the submarine tender USS Howard W. Gilmore, and destroyer USS […]

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20 Oct
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TRANSPHOBES NEWEST WEAPON: DE-TRANSITION STORIES

By cherrypicking a handful of cases, haters hope to misrepresent and delegitimize the entire transgender movement. We need to understand this new tactic: https://rewire.news/religion-dispatches/2019/10/17/anti-transgender-panel-at-values-voter-summit-continues-shift-towards-storytelling-as-tactic/ https://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2019/october/a-tidal-wave-of-transgender-regret-for-hundreds-of-people-they-dont-feel-better-for-it

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13 Oct
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NEUTRAL CORNER AT NORTH COUNTY PRIDE

For the fourth time in as many years, Neutral Corner tabled at the North County LGBTQ Resource Center’s Pride By The Beach event. The organization provided brochures, business cards, annual reports, and other paraphernalia to inform the public about our mission of education and charity. The majority of event attendees who stopped by were curious […]

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13 Oct
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NORTH COUNTY PRIDE CELEBRATES STONEWALL 50

The North County LGBTQ Resource Center’s annual Pride By The Beach took place on October 12 at the Oceanside Civic Center Plaza. A combination street festival / social resource fair, the event was supported by the local communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, and Encinitas. This year’s theme was 50 Years Of Pride, We March On. […]

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09 Oct
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LGBT Cases Argued Before US Supreme Court

The following post has been compiled from articles appearing in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and the New York Times (NYT) Two separate arguments on LGBT and Transgender employment protections were heard by the US Supreme Court on Tuesday, October 8. While separate, all the cases asked the same question, “Does the 1964 Civil Rights […]

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06 Oct
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THE CONTINUING BACKLASH

Some in the cisgender female community have chosen to see trans-rights as an attack on women’s rights. Will radical trans-exclusionary views become more mainstream? See https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/womens-rights-are-not-the-same-as-transgender-rights

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02 Oct
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Has Transphobia gone mainstream?

Think the Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist (TERF) is a recent development of our current culture? Nope. Our critics have been after Trans people – especially Transwomen – before. Fifty years ago to be accurate, through the Radical Feminist Movement. Where do these ideas get their support from? Read this gem to find out. We found […]

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