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R. Kyle Alagood
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R. Kyle Alagood is a law student at the Louisiana State University Law Center. He is Southern Region I Chair of the National LGBT Bar Association Student Congress and a former Research Associate at the Brennan Center for Justice. He has a Master of Science in Democracy and Democratisation from University College London and a bachelor's degree from the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University.

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Does 'Tranny' Matter to a Slave?

(13) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 11:38 AM

While LGBT Internet activists and news sites cover the great "tranny" debate, news from Louisiana is that a trans woman was found on the side of the road last week after allegedly having been held in slavery for months. Police in rural Louisiana found the bruised,...

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Tea Party Rep. John Fleming Flip-Flopped on Abortion -- And No One Noticed

(9) Comments | Posted March 28, 2014 | 5:03 PM

Dr. John Fleming, an anti-abortion Republican Congressman from Louisiana, flipped the script yesterday, coming out as an apparent advocate of some abortions -- namely, safe ones. Dr. Fleming's turnaround on one of his core platform issues -- outlawing abortion -- has gone largely overlooked. But it happened. Dr. Fleming apparently...

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What It's Like to be Gay In the State of Duck Dynasty (Hint: It's Very, Very Bad)

(63) Comments | Posted December 28, 2013 | 12:44 PM

Conservative, religious white people scare me. I live in a constant state of fear.

I'm a law school student in Louisiana. Why? It's cheap. It's also where I grew up and where my family has lived for the past two centuries. The state is full of history, culture, food...

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As House Hears Testimony on National Security Leaks, Time is Ripe to Examine Impact of Wikileaks

(2) Comments | Posted July 13, 2012 | 5:27 PM

Wiki Leaks is back in the headlines. This time, its target is Syria's repressive Ba'athist regime and potentially anyone who has e-mailed with that government over the past six years. If you care to read them, Wiki Leaks will be releasing about 2.5 million e-mails -- 100...

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