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NY considers Medicaid for transgender surgery

NY considers Medicaid for transgender surgery | It has to get better | Scoop.it
NY considers Medicaid for transgender surgery. A panel advising Gov. Andrew Cuomo on ways to revamp ...
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Patti Stanger clarifies:

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Patti Stanger, the host of Bravo's Millionaire Matchmaker, continues to insert her foot in her mouth over her controversial theory on gay men and monogamy.
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Transgender woman tells of DIY surgery

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A transgender woman has revealed how her desperation for sex reassignment surgery led her to try and cut off her genitals. Kirsty Cass, of Crawley, West Sussex, says she almost bled to death after using a Stanley knife to partially sever her penis.
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Lawrence, Kansas Commissioners Approve Transgender Anti-Discrimination Protections

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The city commissioners of Lawrence, Kansas voted 4-1 last night to add gender identity protections to the city’s Human Relations ordinance after three hours of public comments and discussion.
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Transgender kids: Painful quest to be who they are - CNN.com

Transgender kids: Painful quest to be who they are - CNN.com | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Transgender children experience a disconnect between their sex and their gender.
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20 questions won't tell you if "your son is gay"

20 questions won't tell you if "your son is gay" | It has to get better | Scoop.it
A ridiculous and misleading app for sale in the Android marketplace asks mothers if their child "likes football" rather than "musical comedies" as a factor in deciding sexual orientation. Tell the Google team this application needs to go!
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Bravo Apologizes for Patti Stanger's Gay and Jewish Slur

Bravo Apologizes for Patti Stanger's Gay and Jewish Slur | It has to get better | Scoop.it
The 'Millionaire Matchmaker' star has also said sorry for dropping homophobic and anti-Semitic remarks when appearing on 'Watch What Happens Live', claiming that she 'did not mean to offend anyone.'...
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Insulting. 'Is My Son Gay?' App Hits Android Market - Huffington Post

Insulting. 'Is My Son Gay?' App Hits Android Market - Huffington Post | It has to get better | Scoop.it
The Stir'Is My Son Gay?' App Hits Android MarketHuffington Post"Is My Son Gay?
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Republican Candidate Gary Johnson Condemns Gay Soldier Booing at GOP Debate - International Business Times

International Business TimesRepublican Candidate Gary Johnson Condemns Gay Soldier Booing at GOP DebateInternational Business TimesRepublican presidential candidate Gary Johnson slammed the booing of a gay soldier at last week's Fox News/Google GOP...
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Obama Slams GOP’s Booing Of Gay Soldier: ‘That’s Not Reflective Of Who We Are’

Obama Slams GOP’s Booing Of Gay Soldier: ‘That’s Not Reflective Of Who We Are’ | It has to get better | Scoop.it
At a fundraiser in San Jose on Sunday, President Obama slammed Republicans for jeering Stephen Hill, a gay soldier who asked about the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell during the GOP presidential debate in Orlando, Florida: “Some of you here may be...
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The Best Gay Quote You'll See All Week

The Best Gay Quote You'll See All Week | It has to get better | Scoop.it
And it's only Monday. That's how much we're loving this.

(RT @drgrist: "Homosexuality is found in over 450 species. Homophobia is found in only one. Which one seems unnatural now?
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Sir Ian McKellen wins top award at Homo Hero Awards - Pink Paper

Sir Ian McKellen wins top award at Homo Hero Awards - Pink Paper | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Pink PaperSir Ian McKellen wins top award at Homo Hero AwardsPink PaperThe ceremony was held at Manchester's Mint Hotel to honour community leaders for their work for and on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and communities.
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Emory Hosts International Conference on Transgender Health - Woodruff Health Sciences Center

Emory Hosts International Conference on Transgender HealthWoodruff Health Sciences CenterATLANTA – The world's leading experts will gather this week to discuss the latest advances in research, education, clinical service and advocacy for...
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ontd_political: 19 year old transman violently attacked for being trans

ontd_political: 19 year old transman violently attacked for being trans | It has to get better | Scoop.it
19-year-old transman, James Alexander, was violently attacked for being trans yesterday morning while going for a walk in his neighborhood.
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Transgender Advocates Join "The Insider" to Praise Chaz Bono on DWTS | GLAAD

Transgender Advocates Join "The Insider" to Praise Chaz Bono on DWTS | GLAAD | It has to get better | Scoop.it
RT @glaad: Transgender Advocates Join @TheInsider to Praise @ChazBono on #DWTS http://t.co/KASPkthU @LaverneCox @TLDEF @KitYanPoet #LGBT...
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Overview | GLAAD

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RT @zseward: Of 647 characters on network TV, 78% are white, 10% black, 6% Latino, 4% Asian, 3% LGBT http://t.co/5RtBE6Pb via @fellowette...
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Reversing the Alarming HIV Increase Among Black Gay Men Part 2

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RT @TheBodyDotCom: Reversing the Alarming HIV Increase Among Black Gay Men, Part 2 http://t.co/a4VKZzEa #aids #msm #african-american #prevention...
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Fox News: Still Transphobic Despite Progress | GLAAD

Fox News: Still Transphobic Despite Progress | GLAAD | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Fox News: Still Transphobic Despite Progress:

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Study: People More Comfortable With Out Co-Workers Than Closeted Ones

Study: People More Comfortable With Out Co-Workers Than Closeted Ones | It has to get better | Scoop.it
A UCLA study related to the end of DADT shows that out-gay co-workers blend into the workforce more easily, are easier to work with, and cause less tension. The research supports Congress passing the long-delayed Employee Non-Discrimination Act.
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Gay actress kicked off flight after kiss - New Zealand Herald

Gay actress kicked off flight after kiss - New Zealand Herald | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Daily BeastGay actress kicked off flight after kissNew Zealand HeraldPhoto / Supplied A gay American actress and musician has accused a US airline of discrimination after being kicked off a flight for kissing her partner.
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In Honduras, LGBT Protest Unsolved Murders - Care2.com (blog)

In Honduras, LGBT Protest Unsolved Murders - Care2.com (blog) | It has to get better | Scoop.it
In Honduras, LGBT Protest Unsolved MurdersCare2.com (blog)Tróchez was a political activist and LGBT rights leader who was killed after threats and previous attacks. His death led to worldwide protests, including by Amnesty International.
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Rep. Ros-Lehtinen’s Opposition To DOMA May Be Guided By Personal Experience, Transgender Son

Rep. Ros-Lehtinen’s Opposition To DOMA May Be Guided By Personal Experience, Transgender Son | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) has long advocated on behalf of LGBT equality, but on Friday the congresswoman made headlines as the first Republican to co-sponsor a bill repealing the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.
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'L-Word' Star: Southwest Airlines Booted Me ... Because I'm Gay! | TMZ.com

'L-Word' Star: Southwest Airlines Booted Me ... Because I'm Gay! | TMZ.com | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Actress Leisha Hailey -- who starred in " The L-Word " -- says Southwest Airlines hates gay people ... and claims that's the reason she got kicked off a… ('L-Word' Star: Southwest Airlines Booted Me ...
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The Daily Mail's Transgender Rights Fail - Care2.com (blog)

The Daily Mail's Transgender Rights Fail - Care2.com (blog) | It has to get better | Scoop.it
LGBT WeeklyThe Daily Mail's Transgender Rights FailCare2.com (blog)by Steve W. There is absolutely no reason to put the term transgender in quotation marks.
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Republican Gay rights group demands apology from Santorum - CBS News

Republican Gay rights group demands apology from Santorum - CBS News | It has to get better | Scoop.it
Daily MailRepublican Gay rights group demands apology from SantorumCBS NewsMembers of the conservative gay rights group GOProud are demanding an apology from Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum for what they call his disrespectful...
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