●SPORT ‘“I still get upset about it sometimes,” Beggs told the Daily Dot. “Yeah, I won two state titles. But I identify as a dude. I couldn’t do anything about it. Technically, I did win but I didn’t win. It’s a fucked situation.”.’
Transgender wrestling phenom Mack Beggs is the subject of the ESPN films documentary, "Mack Wrestles," that premiered at SXSW
●HOLLYWOOD ‘These days however, the list of successful, out and proud LGBTQ actors is something for all of us to celebrate. It can also serve as a potentially profound “teachable moment” for actors who aren’t necessarily LGBTQ. Here’s why. ’
Lessons We Can All Learn From Transgender Actors
●USA ‘Ultimately, the trans people I know are regular people. Many are veterans, parents, artists and teachers. All, like the rest of us, are just living their lives.’
For Transgender Day of Visibility, on March 31, Paul Masterson talks about transgender people and Trump’s campaign of fear.
●USA ‘D.C. police are investigating an incident in which a 30-year-old transgender woman said a Lyft driver touched one of her breasts to see if it was “real” after he repeatedly asked her if she was a “real woman or a man.”.’
Third anti-LGBT complaint against service in D.C. since February
●MORE ABOUT THIS STORY ‘The decision makes clear the Pentagon may not yet implement a ban on transgender troops, despite several claims by the Justice Department last week that it was free of any blockade on enacting new policy to block transgender recruits from the armed forces.’
“Defendants were incorrect,” says a decision from US District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly.
●GOOD!!!👏👏👏👏👏👏 JUSTICE SERVED!❤️ ‘An assistant principal in West Virginia has lost his job after he reportedly followed a transgender student into a bathroom and bullied him.’
An assistant principal in West Virginia has lost his job after he reportedly followed a transgender student into a bathroom and bullied him.
●TRANS PARENTING “"Happy Birthday to my lovely daughter! 28 years old and everything we've ever hoped for in a child," the Whose Line Is It Anyway? star wrote alongside a photo of his only child along with his wife, Debra McGrath.”
"This is my child, this is the exact same person, with a new coat."
●USA😢 ‘The organizers of Houston’s Drag Queen Story Time project are calling it quits after intimidation and death threats by conservative Christians and nonstop harassment by a religious right leader. Earlier this year, an armed man burst into a Houston library and was arrested after he refused to leave.’
"People are being threatened. People are being hurt. We believe in what we’re doing, but we don’t believe in putting our friends, our families, or our children in danger."
●BOOK “In the Promised Land universe, all are equal — no matter their gender, what they look like or who they love,” founders Chaz Harris and Adam Reynolds say in the Kickstarter page. “We believe it’s important for LGBTQ youth and their peers to see themselves represented in positive ways, where who they are is never questioned or used as a plot device or a point of conflict.”
An LGBTQ children’s book featuring a trans woman as its swashbuckling hero has raised $22,416 (P1.18 million) in a week
●ANOTHER CONSERVATIVE IDIOT!🙄🙄🙄 ‘Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom has weighed in on a row over LGBT+ inclusive education in primary schools.’
Andrea Leadsom has been criticised for the "offensive" comments.