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sábado, novembro 12, 2011

A Historic First – Funding Transgender Activism in Europe
Transgender Europe is very pleased to announce the granting of significant funding from the Dutch Government and the Open Society Foundations. The aim of this initial funding is to facilitate and support the growth of the organisation to ensure that TGEU is in a position to apply for future core funding from the European Union.

Polícia prende uma travesti e um homem suspeitos de roubos
A travesti e o rapaz são suspeitos de pelo menos 17 roubos na região do Butantã, na Zona Oeste. Segundo as investigações, os crimes começaram a ser cometidos em julho.

Sittingbourne family fight killer's sex change
The family of a Kent man who was beaten to death are campaigning to stop his killer getting a sex change in prison.

ECtHR fines Turkey in harassment case of transgender Esma Halat
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has found the Turkish government guilty of failing to carry out an effective investigation in the case of a transgender woman who was harassed by a police officer.

A Historic First – Funding Transgender Activism in Europe
What does gender have to do with unique identification numbers? That’s the question that sexual minorities are asking and they are pondering whether they should opt for Aadhaar.

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HRC releases trans resource for schools
A new resource on transgender students in schools has been released by the Human Rights Commission.

Trans sex workers still most vulnerable
Morgan M Page sometimes wishes she could reach back and hug her 12-year-old self: a lost and confused drug-addicted trans sex worker on the streets of Hamilton.

Sex Change Surgery Is Now Tax Deductible
The Internal Revenue Service isn’t going to fight people any longer who want to deduct the cost of gender reassignment surgery from their taxes.

Spectrum fights for gender expression
One organization is writing a recipe for change.
Spectrum, the Auburn Gay-Straight Alliance, has started a petition to add gender expression to the list of protected classes under Auburn University’s official policies.

Transgender students in Colorado warned not to use restrooms
Two high school students in Fort Collins, Colo. — who identify as transgender — say that attitudes displayed by the school’s administrators make them feel unwelcome on campus, including being prohibited from using the same restrooms as other students.
Trans Girl Suspended From High School for Using Bathroom

Transsexual sought in cash-for-ID scam targeting illegal immigrants
Boulder Police are looking for two suspects accused of posing as DMV workers to steal money from undocumented immigrants.

Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance memorializes those lost to violence, bias
As dozens gather on the steps of Georgia Capitol each Nov. 20, names are read aloud, each followed by a single chime of a bell ringing out into the cold night.

Living his truth
Daymian Marchant was born a female, but knew growing up that he was “different,” and recently began to formally change his gender from female to male.

POLICE: Mother identifies body as missing transgender teen
Police now know the identity of a murder victim whose torso was discovered on Detroit's west side last month.
Body Found on Detroit's East Side ID'd as Missing Trangender Teen
Authorities: Torso belonged to transgendered woman
Wayne County Medical Examiner confirms torso is missing transgender youth
Add Another Name To the TDOR 2011 List

When the System Itself is the Problem
Two weeks ago, within hours of Gay City News publishing my piece “Occupy Wall Street’s Tragic Lack of Gender Analysis,” a group of trans women reached out to me. They have been an integral part of OWS since its inception and they wanted me to know it.
(Photo: Justine and Zoë, trans women anarchists who collaborate on the website and the @OccupyWallSt Twitter feed.)

Events planned in SLC for Transgender Awareness Month
The Utah Pride Center and Transgender Education Advocates (TEA) of Utah are observing Transgender Awareness Month during November with a variety of events.

Community leaders appeal to government on eve of anti-discrimination vote
Tomorrow, Nov. 9, the government will decide on a new anti-discrimination law that seeks to penalize all types of discrimination including against race, ethnic background, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and disability, among other things.
Mapuche: New Anti-Discrimination Law Approved by Wide Majority
Chile takes another step forward for equality