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terça-feira, junho 28, 2011

MEPs welcome new report on LGBT rights in 47 European countries
Members of the European Parliament have welcomed the publication of a new report by the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in Europe.

Cuiabá tem 23 casos de agressão e quatro mortes de travestis neste ano
Números se referem só aos casos que chegam ao Centro de Referência.
Centro de Combate à Homofobia de MT cobra punição de criminosos.
MT registra quatro mortes e 23 agressões a pessoas trans em 2011

Transgender woman banned from using Poole stadium toilets
A transgender woman has described her humiliation at being barred from using the women’s toilets at Poole stadium. (Photo)
Transsexual 'humiliated' in Poole stadium toilet row

In Moscow, 'bestial' murder of trans woman
On July 24, 2011, mutilated body of a young man in female dress was disclosed near Kazan railroad in Moscow. The homeless people living in self-built squatter settlement nearby noticed it first and informed police.

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"The hell on earth called Russia": One trans woman's story
True story of transsexual girl and her girlfriend from Russia who are desperately seeking after asylum in Europe.

Conservative Nepal opens first shelter for abandoned transgender people
The first ever shelter for ostracised transgender people has opened in Nepal, a sign that the impoverished, conservative Himalayan nation is becoming more aware of the rights of its gay population, according to activists.

ID cards gave us a sense of belonging
The Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT) pride march will come to the city for the third time on Sunday.

Hate Crime Charges Dismissed in Attack on Transgender Woman
A San Francisco Superior Court Judge has dismissed the felony hate crime charges brought against two men accused of assaulting a 20-year-old transgender woman at the 16th and Mission BART Plaza back in April. The witness who told reporters she heard one of the fleeing assailants say, "Oh, I hate men dressed up as women", delivered the same testimony before the court during a preliminary hearing yesterday, but Judge Bruce Chan ruled that two suspects will only stand trial for assault, second-degree robbery and violating the victim's civil rights reports KTVU.
Gascon Disappointed With Dismissal Of Hate Crime Charges In Transgender Attack
Judge nixes hate crime in transgender assault
Gascon Fights Judge's Ruling in Assault on Transgender Woman
Transgender attack: D.A. seeks hate crime charges

Poll: 76 Percent of Mass. Voters Support Transgender Rights Bill
After eight long hours of testimony on June 8, advocates for a transgender rights bill are anxiously awaiting a decision from House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray on whether they will bring the measure to the floor.
Lawmakers urged to pass transgender discrimination bill

New Jersey man charged over murder of transgender model
A New Jersey man has been charged with murder and bias intimidation over the death of a transgender woman last September.

Pennsylvania Voter ID Bill Might Bar Trans People from Voting
Pennsylvania legislators are expected to vote on a new voter ID bill before the end of the month. The bill would require all voters to present photo identification to prove their identity before they vote. It replaces a current law which requires only first-time voters to prove their identity.
Pennsylvania House looks set to approve voter-identification bill
Voter ID May Affect Trans Citizens

Supporters of anti-discrimination ordinance in Abington speak at event
Resident Shelley Rosenberg describes her daughter Jessica as someone who is “fully humane,” and holds herself to an honorable set of values. Jessica goes to school in Minnesota, and Shelley said she would like nothing more than to welcome her daughter back home to Abington in the near future.

Council Adopts Civil Rights Law
Bethlehem no longer holds the distinction of being the largest city in Pennsylvania without a Human Relations civil rights ordinance.

Son miles que al marchar han dejado el miedo atrás
Ya son orgullosos gays, lesbianas, transexuales, bisexuales, transgénero, que por miles exigen derechos civiles, económicos, políticos y también reclaman, fuertes todos juntos, que a la sociedad le quede claro: “detrás del silicón, está mi corazón”
La 33 marcha del orgullo gay o el sendero de Dios
Cinco horas y miles por el orgullo de comunidad gay

“¡Soy un transexual y muy feliz!”
Samantha Flores dice que su proyecto máximo en marcha es la creación de un albergue para ancianos gay y enfermos con VIH/sida. (Foto)