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sábado, outubro 15, 2011

Justiça aplica Lei Maria da Penha para transexual
Transexual consegue na Justiça aplicação da Lei Maria da Penha contra ex-marido
Juíza aplica Lei Maria da Penha por agressão a transexual

Travesti é assassinada próximo a igreja evangélica em Vila Velha, no ES
Uma travesti foi morta com seis tiros na noite desta quinta-feira (13), no bairro Itaparica, em Vila Velha, na Grande Vitória. De acordo com policiais militares, a vítima deve ter entre 25 e 30 anos, mas ainda não foi identificada. Porém, moradores do local o conhecem como Sandy. O suspeito ainda não foi encontrado.

Royal Air Force launch first official LGBT peer support network
The Royal Air Force have today launched the first official Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender peer support network within the UK Armed Forces.
Entitled Freedom, it was unveiled at the RAF’s Diversity Conference at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham, this afternoon.

Pakistan Court To Rule on Trans Inheritance Rights
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court in Pakistan ordered the chief secretaries of all four provinces as well as the chief commissioner in Islamabad to submit detailed reports before it rules November 14th on the rights of transgender people in regards to inheritance.

Chennai transsexual to represent India in beauty pageant
A Chennai girl will represent India at the world’s largest beauty pageant for transgenders and transvestites in Thailand, Miss International Queen 2011.
The 7th annual edition of the pageant, supported by the Tourism Authority of Thailand will feature transgendered women from 25 different countries fighting for the crown.

The Strange Treatment of Trans People in Malaysia’s Media
Malaysia’s media is under fire for airing two bizarre explanations about transgender (‘mak nyah’) and effeminate gay people (‘pondan’). One claimed that they are a ‘threat to women’s livelihoods,’ another that ‘wrong food consumption the cause of effeminate men.’

Event to help displaced London business owner, following transgender controversy
Jennifer Silcox wants a fundraiser at Lavish Nightclub to be about more than money.
She hopes the event will make Karen Clarke-McIlwain and Dani Dominick feel accepted.
“(We want to) remind them that there are people who would love to have them around,” Silcox said.

For transgender singles, online dating is a minefield
It could be your prototypical 21st-century love story. Boy meets girl on an online dating site. Boy loves girl. Girl loves boy. And after realizing that they can’t live without each other, boy and girl get engaged.

Concerns raised about Transgender Health Program in B.C.
Concerns are being raised about how a unique Vancouver Coastal Health program for transgender people in B.C is being run.
A member of the Transgender Health Program’s volunteer advisory group said there is a lack of transparency from those managing the program.

Feds Laud Crackdown on LGBT Discrimination in Housing
The federal government announced today that it has tripled the number of cases it acts on from LGBT people who say they've been discriminated against while trying to obtain some kind of housing, whether it be a new apartment or even a bed at a homeless shelter.
HUD Addresses LGBT Housing Discrimination
[Commentary] U.S. Dept. Of Housing Smacks Down Anti-LGBT Landlords

UCLA considers allowing coed dorm rooms
Coed dorm rooms could be a reality for some UCLA students as soon as next year - but don't expect campus housing to turn into "Real World UCLA" with strangers of different genders being thrown into the same living situation.

Idaho lawmaker, others raise gay bashing concerns
An Idaho state lawmaker and others say Boise police data on hate crimes against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community doesn't reflect actual violence against its members.
Gay bashing: Does Boise have a problem?

Sandpoint looks at anti-discrimination ordinance
The northern Idaho city of Sandpoint is drafting an ordinance that would ban discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Sandpoint ponders anti-discrimation ordinance

DNA Links Suspect to 2004 Rape of Trans Man
A speech- and hearing-impaired man who is awaiting trial for the 2010 rape of a deaf woman in Big Rapids, Mich., is now wanted in connection with the 2004 kidnapping and rape of a transgender man in Pittsburgh.

Borough Approves Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
Newtown Borough on Tuesday became the 23rd municipality in the state to pass an anti-discrimination ordinance that expands protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity.

HRC trans board member marries as sex opposite of post-op gender
Transgender Human Rights Campaign board member Meghan Stabler has married another woman in Texas by legally declaring her gender as male, a development that could be considered controversial (and perhaps hypocritical) because of Stabler’s national prominence, and because of her position at HRC as the only known trans person sitting on the board.

Seattle adds transgender health care to city’s employee benefits Staff Reports
The Seattle Office for Civil Rights has announced that for the first time, healthcare benefits offered to city workers will cover procedures for transgender employees, reports the Seattle Gay News.