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domingo, Fevereiro 12, 2012

[Brasil]
Ariadna julga concurso da rainha gay do Carnaval de Cubatão
Evento foi realizado na noite de sábado, 28, na cidade paulista.

[Turkey]
Video: Turkish parents’ appeal for anti-homophobia film
A support group for the families of gay and trans people in Turkey is appealing for funds to finish a documentary on the experiences of parents.

[Russia/USA]
United States Opposes Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Bill
The United States has criticized a bill advancing in St. Petersburg, Russia which would outlaw “gay propaganda.”

[Pakistan]
Transgender registration: Dispute over parents’ column resurfaces
Members of the transgender community started registering themselves after the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government announced that transgender individuals possessing Computerised National Identity Cards (CNIC) will be able to cast their votes in the next general election.

[New Zealand]
'Trail blazer' Carmen farewelled in Auckland
It was a suitably flamboyant affair full of big hair, big songs and big personalities as New Zealand farewelled a ''trail blazer'' that paved the way for gay rights.
"Loving, giving" Carmen remembered at service

[USA]
Ask Lambda Legal: Transitioning at Work
In this month’s “Ask Lambda Legal” column, Lambda Legal answers a question from a transgender woman about employment discrimination when transitioning at work.

[USA]
Former "Chicago Boy" Deirdre McCloskey, Transgender Economist Extraordinaire
Deirdre McCloskey, an acclaimed professor and former University of Chicago protégé of Milton Friedman, stunned the academic world with a sex change in 1995. But that's just one interesting part of a woman now focused on a more "human" approach to economics.

[DC, USA]
D.C. police make arrest in trans killing
D.C. police have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a transgender woman.
Suspect Arrested in Transgender Bus Stop Stabbing
Police charged man with murder in stabbing of transgender woman at DC bus stop
Gary Niles Montgomery Arrested For Murder Of Transgender Woman JaParker Jones
Police: Arrest made in transgender stabbing
Arrest in NE Transgender Killing
Arrest Made in Fatal Stabbing of Transgender Woman JaParker Jones
Suspect Arrested in Deoni Jones Stabbing


[ID, USA]
Idaho Legislature Republican Lawmakers Choose Not to Add the Words
After thousands rallied across the state in support of adding the words “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the Idaho’s Civil Rights Act and Human Rights Act, the Senate State Affairs Committee took up the issue this morning, and quickly shot it down.
Idaho senators reject protections for gays
Popkey: Painful day in the Idaho Senate as "Add the Words" gay-rights bill killed
Bill to Protect Gay and Lesbian Citizens Dies in Committee


[IL, USA]
Gender Identity Amendment Filed in Illinois
Illinois Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14) introduced on Feb. 3 an amendment to the Illinois Criminal Code of 1961, which would add protections for gender identity, military status and immigration status to the state’s hate crimes law.
New amendment would add gender identity to Illinois hate crimes law

[MD, USA]
Crucial Lobby Day Set for Feb. 13
Lobby Day, which many believe will be critical for proponents of marriage equality and gender identity nondiscrimination legislation in Maryland, will take place on February 13 in Annapolis. The event kicks off with a rally at Lawyers Mall at 6:00 p.m. that typically draws hundreds of supporters.

[NY, USA]
Transgender Woman Files Lawsuit Against NYPD, Claiming Abuse
Temmie Breslauer’s seemingly minor arrest last month for using her father’s discount subway fare card quickly turned into a nightmare. Instead of citing and releasing her, a lawsuit filed on her behalf claims that the New York Police Department chained her in an uncomfortable position for over 24 hours, denied her use of bathroom facilities, and harassed her with slurs—all because Breslauer is a transgender woman.

[OH, USA]
Four youths charged in beating at rapid stop
Four juveniles have been charged in the robbery and beating of a transgender woman in November. The charges were filed January 6. The names of juveniles are not released. A possible adult suspect has not yet been identified.

[Brazil]
Rio Police Reports to Respect Transgendered Identities
The state of Rio de Janeiro in southeast Brazil will introduce a pioneering policy in March to reduce the under-reporting of crimes against transvestites and transsexual people, who will be able to identify themselves with their preferred names when they report crimes to the police.