New book “Gay Bar: Why We Went Out”

The gay bar has long been a place of solidarity but as many are closing, author Jeremy Atherton Lin wondered: What was the gay bar? And how have they shaped him? He examines this and much more in his new book, Gay Bar: Why We Went Out.  https://www.npr.org/2021/02/11/966752896/gay-bar-tracks-the-wave-of-a-whole-culture-and-one-life

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Stephanie Byers could become first transgender lawmaker in Kansas

Stephanie Byers is running for the Kansas House of Representatives and could be the first transgender lawmaker to serve in the state.  She is one of at least 547 LGBTQ candidates running this year.  https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/blazing-pathway-retired-teacher-could-become-kansas-first-transgender-lawmaker-n1243777

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CEO’s story of coming out as transgender

This article discusses Wynne Nowland and how she came out to her employees, colleagues and clients.  Ms. Nowland is the head of Bradley & Parker, an insurance, risk management and financial services firm.  https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-happened-when-a-ceo-came-out-as-transgender-11600002000?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1

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Doctors concerned over new rule that could exclude transgender patients

Doctors are concerned about a new final rule that Health and Human Services has introduced to be implemented mid-August that excludes specific protections for transgender people.   https://abcnews.go.com/Health/doctors-concerned-complex-legal-landscape-transgender-patients-analysis/story?id=72148509

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