County commissioners denied funds to library after library hosted LGBTQ support group

County commissioners in McConnellsburg, PA voted to not provide additional funding to the local public library because it had hosted a LGBTQ support group so some local citizens decided to raise money for the library. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021/11/29/fulton-county-library-funding-lgbtq/

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Children’s book ‘Calvin’ shows how a community can embrace a trans child’s identity

Authors JR and Vanessa Ford along with illustrator Kayla Harren write about how their young protagonist deals with the feelings of being a transgender kid. https://www.npr.org/2021/11/11/1054341669/whats-it-like-to-be-seen-as-a-girl-but-feel-like-a-boy-ask-calvin

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Dr. Rachel Levine becomes nation’s first transgender four-star officer

Dr. Rachel Levine, the nation’s most senior transgender official, made history again Tuesday by becoming the first openly transgender four-star officer across any of the country’s eight uniformed services. https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-health-and-wellness/dr-rachel-levine-becomes-nations-first-transgender-four-star-officer-rcna3283

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Wyoming librarians under fire for books about sex, LGBTQ

Campbell County Public Library officials in Wyoming have been facing a local outcry over the books and for scheduling a transgender magician to perform for youngsters, an act canceled amid threats against the magician and library staff. https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/wyoming-librarians-fire-books-sex-lgbtq-80360733

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