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US: Cast of Hit-Show Transparent Tells Trans Students They’re Not Alone

US: Cast of Hit-Show Transparent Tells Trans Students They’re Not Alone

The cast and crew of the award-winning Amazon series ‘Transparent’ has released a Public Service Announcement urging support for Gavin Grimm, a transgender high school student whose lawsuit against his school board over its refusal to allow him to use the boys’ restroom helped bring the fight for transgender rights to the national stage in […]

US Supreme Court Sends Transgender Gavin Grimm Case Back To Appeals Court

US Supreme Court Sends Transgender Gavin Grimm Case Back To Appeals Court

The Supreme Court in the US has announced that it is sending a landmark transgender rights case back to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, to be reconsidered in light of the Departments of Justice and Education rescinding of a Title IX guidance clarifying protections for transgender students. The action, in the case of high […]

US: Texas ‘BATHROOM BILL’ Opponents Release New Ad

US: Texas ‘BATHROOM BILL’ Opponents Release New Ad

The ACLU of Texas and Legacy Community Health have released a Richard Linklater directed, 60-second digital ad, showing Texas’ ‘bathroom bill’ (S.B. 6) isn’t about so-called privacy, but about discriminating against transgender Texans. The spot, titled “Taking a Seat, Making a Stand,” encourages Texans – through targeted digital buys on Facebook – to contact their […]

Listen: Joseph Eid – Watch It Fall

Listen: Joseph Eid – Watch It Fall

Folk-pop-traditional singer/songwriter, Joseph Eid, has an unusual background for a folk-pop singer. He grew up in the suburbs of New York. While at college, Eid studied psychology and pre-med, but after his first semester at med school, Eid made the brave decision to drop out, and moved to New York City, to follow his dream […]

Listen: Primal Static

Listen: Primal Static

For our music slot this morning, we feature Primal Static, with Fall Before Your Pride, from their new EP, Panstylistic. Primal Static, who were featured in our January 2017 monthly issue of EILE Magazine, are a two-piece alternative rock project, with blues and trance interlaced with their rock soul. Song-writer/singer/guitarist, GT, and Keyboardist/bassist, Houfei, use trance beats […]

GLAAD: Over 140 entertainers, including Lady GaGa and Amy Poehler, against anti-LGBTQ bills, support #TXtogether

GLAAD: Over 140 entertainers, including Lady GaGa and Amy Poehler, against anti-LGBTQ bills, support #TXtogether

GLAAD, in partnership with Equality Texas, The Ally Coalition, and leading artists, entertainers, and influencers, have released an open letter with more than 140 signatures, opposing bills that threaten harm to the LGBTQ community in the Lone Star State.  The diverse range of signatories addressed the letter to leaders in Texas, urging they oppose Senate Bill 6 (SB […]

US: Trans Court Hearing Set Amid Fight Over Trump Nominee

US: Trans Court Hearing Set Amid Fight Over Trump Nominee

The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in a major dispute on transgender rights for March 28, when the U.S. Senate is set to be in the midst of a political fight over President Donald Trump’s nominee to a vacant seat on the bench. By March, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate is likely to be […]