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quinta-feira, novembro 24, 2011

MT: Travesti e namorado são condenados a 25 anos de prisão
Travesti e namorado matam homem e roubam veículo para financiar próteses de silicone

Transexual Lea T. posa pela primeira vez vestida de homem
Em ensaio para a revista espanhola “Candy”, a filha do jogador Toninho Cerezo usa roupas masculinas

Battle against transgender discrimination 'in jeopardy'
The TUC is concerned cuts in public spending will make it more difficult to identify and tackle discrimination against transgender people.

Lynne Featherstone's Statement of Support for Transgender Day of Remembrance
Lynne Featherstone MP, the Lib Dem minister for equalities, issued this statement of support for Sunday's Transgender Day of Remembrance (TGDOR):

Revolution in attitude and self-mockery too
BE HONEST. Did you ever think that you would see the day? We have just survived the first 'Wexford Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Visibility Week' without major upset. Whew!

Movie star Giuseppe Schisano to change sex and be called 'Vittoria'
Italian film actor Giuseppe Schisano will soon change sex and be called Vittoria.
"My soul is one of a woman. I feel more normal," he said during an interview with Adnkronos.

Il caso di una trans a Roma. Permesso umanitario, limitati i poteri della Questura
Il Tribunale di Roma accoglie il ricorso di un cittadino egiziano che, transessuale, sarebbe stato esposto a trattamenti inumani e degradanti se allontanato

Outcry prompts St Petersburg legislature to reconsider “gay propaganda” law
St Petersburg lawmakers are reportedly reconsidering the provisions of a “gay propaganda” law which passed its first reading by 27 votes to 1 this week.

BATTU À MORT DIMANCHE DERNIER : Sameer Moosun n'a pas eu le temps de plaider la cause des transsexuels
Bénéficiaire de méthadone, le jeune homme, qui devait participer à la conférence du CUT, avait auparavant prévu de dénoncer les préjugés à l'égard des transsexuels

Special report: Struggling to end Phuket's transgender stigma
Bad news moves quickly – constantly – and there is a cast of usual suspects who society likes to push the blame on, people who are “different” or somehow not representative of the whole.

Kelowna Trangender Day Of Remembrance 2011
The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The event is held in November to honor Rita Hester, whose murder on November 28th, 1998 kicked off the “Remembering Our Dead” web project and a San Francisco candlelight vigil in 1999. Rita Hester’s murder — like most anti-transgender murder cases — has yet to be solved.

Google Announces Health Benefits for US Transgender Employees
Google announced Friday that it will significantly increase health coverage for its U.S. transgender employees. The company, with its longstanding history of supporting equality, recognizes the need for broad-based coverage that includes all employees regardless of gender identity or expression.

Advocate Bookshelf: Best Non-Fiction Transgender Books
In honor of Sunday's Transgender Day of Remembrance, we look at the best books on the T experience

Remembering Transgender Victims of Violence
Under Sunday evening’s light drizzle, about 40 people gathered in downtown Santa Barbara at the Sunken Gardens to commemorate the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Community members held tea lights and stood in a circle as speakers discussed the dangers of anti-transgender violence.
RIVERSIDE: Commemorating victims of anti-transgender violence

Compton's riot commemorated
Michelle Alcedo, left, joins Jasmine Jubilee, Felicia "Flames" Elizondo, and Dee Dee Yubeta as they pose for a photo while commemorating the 45th anniversary of the 1966 Gene Compton's Cafeteria Riot in the Tenderloin during a party Sunday, November 20 at Aunt Charlie's Lounge.

Court rejects convicted rapist's appeal
A California appellate court has rejected arguments from a man convicted of brutally raping a transgender woman that problems at the San Francisco Police Department's crime lab affected his case.

Transgender Woman Loses Jail Abuse Claims
A transgender woman cannot pursue federal claims that she suffered horrific abuse when she was jailed for reporting that she had been robbed, a federal judge ruled.

Calls Pour In From Possible Bad Butt Injection Victims: Cops
Oneal Morris is accused of injecting toxic substances into a woman's buttocks to make them more shapely

Atlanta marks Transgender Day of Remembrance
Participants in the annual Atlanta Transgender Day of Remembrance read 222 names and instances of transgender people around the world killed violently for who they are. At the conclusion of the Nov. 20 vigil on the steps of the state capitol, groups of red balloons were released into the sky, representing the blood of those violently attacked and killed in 2011.

City Investigates Complaint Over Bar Incident
The city of Des Moines has launched an investigation after two city employees allegedly harassed a transgender person.

Study Shows Richmond Fairness Law Enforcement Would Be Budget Neutral
The Louisville Fairness Campaign has released a study that says it would not cost Richmond, Kentucky taxpayers any additional money to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents from discrimination.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Transgender Equal Rights Bill
by Courtesy of GLAD

Columbia council to consider including gender identity in discrimination policy
An amendment to the human rights ordinance of the Columbia city code would add gender identity as a category protected from discrimination.

Tolerant Rehab Sued for Transgender Bias
Discrimination at the hands of a progressive rehabilitation center left a transgender woman in long-term solitary confinement at an all-male supermax prison, the former inmate claims in a new lawsuit filed with help from attorneys working pro bono.

Hate Crime or Not?: Transgender female attacked and beaten at rapid station
A college student says she was attacked at a RTA stop and when she tried to call for help, the call box didn't work.

Transgender Day of Remembrance Event Shatters Stereotypes of Intolerance in Waco, Texas
The sanctuary of Central Texas Metropolitan Community Church in Waco was packed on Sunday afternoon for the city's first ever observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance, shattering stereotypes of intolerance in a town known across the south as the home of Baylor University, the largest Baptist school in the world. As a former resident of Waco and a graduate of Baylor's theological seminary, I was honored and humbled to be invited as they keynote speaker.

Campaña por la aprobación de la Ley de Identidad de Género
El 30 de noviembre la Cámara de Diputados de la Nación dará tratamiento a la Ley de Identidad de Género, luego de haberse logrado el dictamen de Comisiones impulsado por la Federación Argentina LGBT y ATTTA.