Year: 2017

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In defense of jerks – only a little bit tho

The public reaction to allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K. and so many others is welcome and long overdue. The public revulsion to the disclosures, the almost daily revelations about other prominent figures, and especially the #metoo movement that encouraged women to add their own experiences of harassment to the public discourse have caused a …

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A Time To Act

HRC Foundation and the Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) released A Time to Act: Fatal Violence Against Transgender People in America in 2017, a heartbreaking report documenting the often deadly violence faced by transgender people and exploring factors that have made this year the deadliest on record for the transgender community. The report came …

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Oakland-East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus comes to Fresno

The Oakland-East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus is pleased to present a festive holiday program called “A Merry Little Concert.” The 50-member choir will sing new and traditional holiday songs, featuring classical, contemporary, and popular choral arrangements. Under the leadership of Artistic Director William Sauerland, the song selections will usher in the holiday season with joyous …

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Women usually clean up the big messes

The revelations about Harvey Weinstein-not to mention Bill Cosby, Donald Trump and a growing cast of other characters-have seemingly opened floodgates of pent-up female anger. The #metoo hashtag on social media, and the daily reports of confessions and accusations have been accompanied by a veritable tsunami of rage and recrimination.The revelations about Harvey Weinstein-not to …

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Tonight: Trans people and allies unite against homeless ban!

On Friday, November 17th at 4:30pm Trans-E-Motion will hold a rally and protest for transgender rights and awareness, beginning at City Hall at 2600 Fresno St, Fresno, CA 9372. With the recent passage of the “No Camping” Ordinance in Fresno, which criminalizes the homeless – many of which are transgender, we are holding this rally …

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Superintendent Nelson neglects to add agenda item for November meeting

Superintendent Bob Nelson has failed to add our community’s agenda item, again. We’re asking that all who see the discrimination by the current school board president, the lack of progress on LGBT protections for our students and the silence by the board president and district to the attack suffered by an LGBT student just days …

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