TRANSGENDER VETERAN DANA DELGARDO MARKS VETERANS DAY WITH POWERFUL OP-ED FOR TIME: “As we celebrate Veterans Day and recognize the commitment and sacrifice of those who served, I hope other transgender service members will again have the experience of wearing that uniform knowing they can be their true selves,” writes Delgardo. More from TIME

MUST WATCH MONDAY — PHILADELPHIA MAYOR SIGNS LAW TO PROTECT TRANSGENDER AND NON-BINARY PEOPLE: More from CBS Philadelphia.

MASTERCARD TO ALLOW PEOPLE TO USE CHOSEN NAMES ON SOME CARDS: This move will allow trans and non-binary people who are not able yet legally change their name to have their chosen name on cards. More from The New York Times.

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SENSE8 STAR BRIAN J. SMITH COMES OUT AS GAY IN INTERVIEW WITH ATTITUDE: “Finally, I can just be myself, I don’t have to put on airs for any of these people.” More from Attitude.

NEW GLAAD REPORT FINDS TV INCLUDING MORE LGBTQ CHARACTERS THAN EVER: More from Queerty and Autostraddle.

GLOBAL EQUALITY NEWS

NO CHALLENGE IN KEY U.N. COMMITTEE TO RENEWAL OF THE MANDATE OF THE INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY: More from ILGA.

HUMAN RIGHTS ADJUDICATOR ORDERS MANITOBA, CANADA GOVERNMENT TO OFFER NON-BINARY GENDER MARKERS ON BIRTH CERTIFICATES: More from Canadian Press.

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