Trans veteran Dana Delgardo marks Veterans Day with powerful TIME op-ed; Sense8 star Brian J. Smith comes out as gay.
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.
ICYMI: Dana Delgardo, a proud retired transgender veteran, wrote a powerful op-ed in @TIME about how his military service and experience in the @USAirForce proves Donald Trump's unjustifiable trans military ban wrong. #SupportTransTroops #VeteransDay https://t.co/hAaDkdd1bq— Modern Military Association of America (MMAA) (@LGBTQ_Military) November 11, 2019
MUST WATCH MONDAY — PHILADELPHIA MAYOR SIGNS LAW TO PROTECT TRANSGENDER AND NON-BINARY PEOPLE: More from CBS Philadelphia.
While Trump-Pence continue to attack LGBTQ youth, pro-equality leaders in cities & states across the country are standing up for them. Thank you, @PhillyMayor, for signing a bill that will expand protections for transgender & non-binary youth.https://t.co/hJRb9eCbtx— Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid) November 8, 2019
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.
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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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