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Council ‘Proud’ Of Asking Kids To Choose Gender

Via: Sky News  Brighton Council defends its letter to thousands of parents after it was branded “utterly ridiculous” by a Tory MP. A council leader has said he is “proud” of a letter asking children aged four to choose the gender “they most identify with”. Brighton and Hove City Council wrote to thousands of parents…

The headquarters of Germany's Deutsche Bank is photographed early evening in Frankfurt, Germany, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Deutsche Bank freezes plans for North Carolina jobs over transgender law

By: ARNO SCHUETZE AND COLLEEN JENKINS The headquarters of Germany’s Deutsche Bank is photographed early evening in Frankfurt, Germany, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) is freezing plans to create 250 new jobs in North Carolina after the state enacted a law last month that opponents say discriminates against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender…

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Los Angeles Trans Woman of Color Killed on Skid Row

By: Cleis Abeni A 32-year-old transgender woman of color was shot and killed Wednesday at approximately 1:20 p.m. within the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles, according to local news station KABC-TV. Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department told the Los Angeles Times that the shooting took place in the 500 block…