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terça-feira, outubro 02, 2012

Trans, não! Projeto de lei permite anular casamento se parceiro não admitir troca de sexo
Transfobia autorizada e regulamentada. É o que está por trás da proposta do Projeto de Lei 3875/2012, que tramita na Câmara dos Deputados em regime conclusivo.
Projeto de lei permite anular casamento se parceiro não admitir troca de sexo

Parada Gay de Lauro de Freitas elege trans como Rainha
Primeira trans a assumir cargo no Governo da Bahia será rainha em Parada Gay

Goiás: Preso travesti suspeito de aliciar menores e pagar até plásticas
Casa de prostituição foi fechada na manhã desta segunda, em Goiânia. Outros sete travestis foram levados à delegacia para prestar depoimentos.

Bangalore transgender invited for CJI's swearing-in
It's a proud moment for Akkai Padmashali, the 29-year-old transgender from Bangalore. On Saturday, she will become the first from her community to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Justice Altamas Kabir as Chief Justice of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

[USA] [Commentary]
Why should Kosilek not be supported?
Why am I so keen on the whole Kosilek thing? Because I believe there's a basic unfairness at play; I believe Kosilek is exploiting a sentiment (not an argument), and seeking to dangerously expand what the 8th Amendment covers. I think the support she enjoys within the transgender and transsexual communities is based on tribalism and I think the victim, the cruel and sadistic nature of death, has been forgotten.

Transgender woman recalls bullying in high school
Crystal Gray always knew she was different. Her classmates picked up on it, too.

Despite trespassing conviction, Holland minister won’t rule out more civil disobedience
A Holland minister who’s been pushing for equal protection for gay, bisexual and transgender people says he’ll consider staging another protest. That’s in spite of a jury this week convicting him of trespassing for his first protest.

Transgender Photographer Loren Cameron Speaks At University Student Event
The Duluth News Tribune profiled transgender photographer and advocate Loren Cameron, and reported on his recent guest lecture at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Cameron was invited to speak and share his photographs by the University’s Queer and Allied Student Union (QASU), which received criticism from ant-LGBT activists.

Transgender UM student wins restraining order against sexual assault suspect
A University of Montana student accused of sexually assaulting and punching another student after learning she was transgender must stay away from her on campus and around town.
Missoula Municipal Court Judge Marie Andersen told Obioha Onwubiko that a yearlong restraining order she issued Thursday puts the onus on him to avoid Anita Green.
“If you meet on campus, she doesn’t have to turn away. You do,” she said.

ACLU appeals judge's denial of name change for sex-change patient
The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma on Thursday appealed a judge's refusal to let an Oklahoma City resident who is in the process of a sex change have a feminine name.

Pa. judge backs most of voter ID law
A Commonwealth Court judge said Thursday that he was considering allowing most of the state's controversial voter identification law to remain intact for the November election and was contemplating only a very narrow injunction.
Gender markers dropped for new voter IDs

Tennessee Voter ID Law Upheld in Nashville, Plus Other Voter-ID-Related Bits
A few newsy bits from the voter ID beat: