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segunda-feira, Maio 23, 2011

[International]
70 countries celebrate Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
More than 70 countries around the world held events to celebrate International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) yesterday.
Transgender Europe: IDAHOT Press Release – 17th May, 2011

[Brasil]
Toninho Cerezo comenta relação com a filha transexual Lea T.
O ex-jogador e técnico de futebol Toninho Cerezo, de 56 anos, pai da modelo transexual Lea T., comentou a relação que tem com sua filha em entrevista ao jornal Lance!.

[Cyprus]
Still bottom of the list on LGBT rights
Cyprus remains at the bottom of the list in Europe for its attitudes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, latest statistics showed yesterday.

[Philippines]
Lesbian-gay group lauds anti-discrimination bill
Pro-gay Cordillera is looking forward to the success of House Bill 1483, also known as "Anti-Discrimination Act of 2010," filed by Representative Teodoro Casiño of Bayan Muna party-list.
The bill is an act defining the discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and providing penalties for the violators.

[Taiwan]
Taiwan hospital fined for firing transvestite employee
A Taiwan hospital has been fined for violating gender equality laws by firing a cross-dressing male employee who came to work dressed as a woman.
Taiwan hospital fined for sacking transvestite

[USA]
Hillary Clinton Marks International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has released a statement in support of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (I.D.A.H.O.), which is being recognized around the world today.

[CA, USA]
California Assembly Passes Bill Strengthening Employment, Housing, & Other Nondiscrimination Laws
AB 887, authored by Assemblymember Atkins and sponsored by Equality California and the Transgender Law Center, would strengthen protections based on gender identity and gender expression

[IL, USA]
Illinois trans woman sues employer over toilet ban
A trans woman from the US state of Illinois is suing her employers for barring her from using the women’s toilet.

[KS, USA]
Manhattan's discrimination ordinance repealed
It's a story we've followed on 27 News.
A recently passed amendment to Manhattan's discrimination ordinance is officially repealed.
Manhattan City commissioners took a final vote to repeal the amended discrimination ordinance which added sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes.

[MD, USA]
Teenagers charged with hate crimes for beating of Maryland trans woman
Two teenage girls have been indicted on hate crime charges over an attack on a trans woman in a Maryland McDonald’s restaurant last month.
Hate-crime Charges in Md. Trans Beating
Suspects in beating of transgender woman, Chrissy Lee Polis, face 'hate crime' charges

[PR] ADL Welcomes Hate Crime Charge in Transgender Attack
Governor Martin O'Malley On Baltimore County Hate Crime Case
Md. gov pledges to work on transgender protection
Governor pledges to fight for transgender protections
O’Malley calls for actions to protect transgender people
Md. Governor: Transgendered People Need More Protection


[NV, USA]
Nevada state Assembly approves transgender workplace protections bill
The Nevada state Assembly on Tuesday gave final legislative approval to a bill that would prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of gender identity and expression.
Bill outlawing transgender discrimination goes to Sandoval
Nevada Assembly gives final OK to transgender bill; goes to governor
Nevada Trans Protections Head to Governor


[TN, USA]
Ex-MPD Officer Sentenced for Transgender Beating, Tax Evasion
Former Memphis Police officer Bridges McRae was sentenced to two years in prison for tax evasion and violating the rights of transgendered woman Duana Johnson. McRae will also serve two years supervised release and a $200 fine.
Former Memphis officer sentenced to two years in prison for beating transgender prisoner, tax evasion

[Jamaica]
US Ambassador to Jamaica Speaks Out Against Homophobia
The US Ambassador to Jamaica, Pamela Bridgewater, printed a very encouraging editorial in the Jamaica Observer on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, yesterday: