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domingo, novembro 11, 2012

Doubts over Tonio Borg’s record on women’s and LGBT rights
Members of the European Parliament are expressing doubts over the nomination of Tonio Borg to replace John Dalli at the European Commission. Centrist and progressive MEPs question his views on women’s rights and LGBT rights.

Travesti é assassinado com três tiros nesta manhã no Núcleo Bandeirante
Um homem foi assassinado com três tiros na quadra 2 do Setor Indústria Bernardo Sayão, perto da EPNB, no Núcleo Bandeirante, por volta das 6h30 deste sábado (10/11). A vítima estava vestindo roupas de mulher, uma calça jeans, uma blusa de alça e sutiã, e tinha cabelos castanhos, na altura dos ombros. Por isso a polícia suspeita que trata-se de um travesti.
Polícia investiga assassinato de travesti no Distrito Federal

Thornton Heath church service to honour those affected by hate crimes
A transsexual found dead in her Thornton Heath home will be remembered at a church service dedicated to those who have lost their lives to hate crime.
The body of Kellie Telesford was discovered on November 21, 2007. She had been strangled with a scarf.

[New Zealand]
Trans woman killed in Central Otago chopper crash
Julianne Kramer, 52, was the chief pilot and instructor at Wakatipu Aero Club. She was killed when the Robinson 22 helicopter she was piloting crashed into Criffel Range in the Cardrona Valley.
Julianne Kramer named as pilot killed in crash

Crown: Restauranteur who defamed unhappy customer should be jailed
The owner of two trendy Byward market eateries shouldn't go to jail for three months as punishment for sending lewd e-mails and setting up a fake sex-site profile targeting a diner who posted bad reviews, her lawyer argued Thursday.

Transgendered killer gets life for vicious murder of former boyfriend
A transgendered woman who stabbed her former boyfriend 32 times and then beat him with a hammer has been handed life in prison without chance of parole for 12 years.

Trans election success in the US
Stacie Laughton is first openly transgender lawmaker in New Hampshire, Stu Rasmussen is re-elected mayor in Silverton, Oregon
Nationwide Wins for State and Local LGBT Candidates

San Francisco Plans to Provide Transgender Surgeries
San Francisco is preparing to become the first U.S. city to provide and cover the cost of sex reassignment surgeries for uninsured transgender residents.

Week of events honor transgender community
For the past decade or more, people have gathered on the steps of the Georgia Capitol to remember transgender people who were killed or died because of who they are. This year, the day will also celebrate life.

Transgender students encounter ‘awkward’ situations on campus
When Jesse Galt transferred to the University from Middle Georgia College before fall 2011, all he had figured out was that he had been born a woman and was attracted to women.

Created in God's image
Mother shares story of her transgender daughter.

City of Boise to consider non-discrimination ordinance
Boise could be the second city in the state to implement a citywide non discrimination ordinance.
This year, the Idaho legislature failed to garner enough support to pass a similar piece of legislation that would protect all people living in Idaho against sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination.
Boise to mull banning discrimination based on sexual identities

LGBT organizations host vigil for Transgender Day of Rememberance
Come together to remember those killed due to anti-transgender hatred and prejudice at DePaul's Transgender Vigil Nov. 14.

Western to hold first trans* awareness week
Next week, Western Illinois University will observe a different type of awareness for the very first time.

East Aurora schools committee: Our transgender policy could change the country
An Ad Hoc committee of the East Aurora School District 131 convened for the first time Thursday to discuss its plans to create a new policy for protecting transgender students after a previous district policy was rescinded late last month.
Committee contemplates East Aurora transgender policy
Illinois School Begins Working Back Toward Transgender Inclusion

Voters in Two Kansas Cities Repeal Antidiscrimination Laws
Voters in two Kansas cities, Salina and Hutchinson, Tuesday repealed gay-inclusive antidiscrimination laws that had been adopted this year by the cities’ governing bodies.

New Hampshire Elects Nation's First Out Trans Lawmaker
Neither Congress nor any state legislature has any out transgender lawmakers currently. When Stacie Laughton goes to the New Hampshire House, that will change.
N.H. voters elect country’s first out transgender statewide candidate

GENDA Hearing Looks to 2013
At an October 24 hearing on the proposed New York State Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), Causten Wollerman, a field organizer with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, put the finest point on the issue, saying, “This bill will save lives.”

Third arrest made in murder of Gladstone beauty salon owner
A third person has been arrested in connection with an alleged murder-for-hire plot that left the wife of a former Gladstone police officer dead.
Accomplice pleads guilty in Gladstone beautician's murder, agrees to testify against ex-cop, own son
Woman pleads guilty in Oregon beauty shop killing

The sex-change sweethearts: How a pageant princess and colonel's son fell in love after BOTH had transgender treatment
To the casual observer, this young couple look just like any other teenagers in love.
But pretty Katie Hill and her boyfriend Arin Andrews share a unique bond - they were both born as the opposite sex.

Transgender Day of Remembrance
The annual Transgender Day of Remembrance will be held Sunday, November 11th from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church (1000 S. Cooper).
Group to memorialize hate crime victims

Ken Schram Says People Who "May Actually Be Pedophiles and/or Perverts" Could Be Posing as Transgender to Hang Out in Women's Locker Rooms
There was an incident recently at the Evergreen State College in which a transgender woman (with male genitalia) was in the women's locker room, and after a young girl saw the trans woman naked, the parents complained.

'Transvestites cannot participate in Miss Colombia'
The president of Colombia's National Beauty Pageant affirmed Wednesday that transvestites cannot take part in the South American country's national beauty pageant.