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Quickies: Mid-Week Update on Discriminatory State Laws

California “Shoot the Gays” Initiative CA AG Attempts to Shut Down “Shoot the Gays” Initiative – Despite the lack of legal framework for dismissing blatantly unconstitutional state initiatives, California’s Attorney General has “filed an action for declaratory relief seeking judicial authorization to not issue a title and summary for the initiative.” …

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Quickies: Experimental HIV Cure, Lavern Cox as Beyonce, Transphobic Bathroom Laws

“New Poll Shows More Young, Poor People of Color Identify as LGBT” – “The largest population-based survey of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual and Transgender people ever conducted in the U.S. found LGBT identity is highest among those who are younger, non-white and low income. The Gallup survey released Thursday found 4.6% …

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QUICKIES 11/26/2012

Depressing: a judge in Maine ruled in favor of a school district after school officials prohibited a young transgirl from using the girls’ restroom. I’m incredulous that the judge found that singling out a particular girl and denying her the right to use the same restroom as other girls “…did …

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QUICKIES 02/27/2012

Oklahoma state Senator Constance Johnson introduced an amendment to a “personhood bill” – one that would give personhood rights to zygotes – that would make any deposition of semen outside of a vagina “an action against an unborn child.”  It’s great to see women fighting back with their own satirical …

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