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domingo, dezembro 16, 2012

"Não é uma vagina que deixa uma pessoa feliz"
Ela nasceu Leandro Cerezo, filho do ex-jogador de futebol Toninho Cerezo com sua primeira mulher Rosa Helena. E hoje é uma das modelos mais requisitadas do mundo da moda. Na última São Paulo Fashion Week, desfilou com exclusividade para o estilista Alexandre Herchcovitch. No mês passado, causou polêmica novamente aparecendo na capa da revista britânica “Love” beijando a top Kate Moss. Antes, já havia chocado posando completamente nua para a Vogue Paris (de agosto de 2010), escondendo parcialmente o pênis com a mão.

Günce Beylikduzu
Place of Death: Turkey
Date of Death: December 2012
How killed: Shot to death by two Muslim men.
Günce was 19 years old.

9th Anniversary Celebration Wrap-Up
Last Wednesday, over 150 transgender advocates celebrated the National Center for Transgender Equality’s Ninth Anniversary, and honored the service of Gunner Scott, Andrew Barnett, and the Service Employees International Union. We were joined by keynote speaker Roy Austin Jr., Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice, who discussed the work needed to secure safety and justice for transgender Americans.

Victory: Social Security Administration Recognizes Transgender Woman’s Marriage
Transgender Law Center recently helped JoAnna obtain recognition of her marriage by the Social Security Administration. JoAnna married many years ago before her gender transition. Last February, JoAnna approached her local Social Security Administration office with paperwork necessary to designate her spouse as her beneficiary for Medicare and retirement benefits. However, the clerk in the SSA office refused to process JoAnna’s paperwork until her spouse was removed, stating (incorrectly) that their marriage was not recognized by the federal government. Under the laws of every state, a marriage that is different-sex and valid at the time it is entered into remains valid even if one spouse transitions.

2012: An Amazing Year for Transgender Rights
As 2012 draws to a close, we should take a moment to look back at all the remarkable accomplishments in the area of transgender rights which made it such a watershed year.

Transgendered Student to Return to Kan. Elementary School
New York-based Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund recently reported that a 12-year-old transgender girl from Kansas will be allowed to return to classes after officials in her school district had prohibited her from attending class because she insisted on wearing girls’ clothes and being called by her preferred female name.
Victory! Transgender Student Returns to School

The Changes to Healthy SF
On November 6th, 2012, the San Francisco Health Commission voted to remove transgender exclusions from Healthy San Francisco. They also voted in support of starting a new transgender health program at San Francisco General Hospital. What does this mean for transgender San Franciscans?

ESPN Radio Hosts Suspended for Mocking Transgender Basketball Player
Transgender woman Gabrielle Ludwig, a Desert Storm veteran, got to fulfill her life-long wishes by going back to college and playing for Contra Costa Community College's basketball team at age 50.
D.C. radio hosts suspended for segment on trans college athlete
Transgendered man joins girls' basketball team
Calif. junior college women’s hoop team debuts transexual, 6-foot-8, 50-year-old center

Sexual orientation protection passes in Orange County schools
Early Wednesday morning Orange County Public Schools passed a measure that prevents discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
Transgender counselor discusses non-discrimination policy debate: No 'surprise'

University Of Iowa Adds Sexual Orientation Question, Transgender Identity Option To Application
In an apparent effort to send a welcoming signal to all incoming students, the University of Iowa has announced the addition of questions on sexual orientation and gender identity to its undergraduate application.
University of Iowa is first public U.S. university to ask students about sexual orientation, gender identity on college applications
U. Iowa adds optional LGBT question to application
UI ‘first’ again with addition of LGBT admissions option

Transgender Plea
A Boise transgender woman has pleaded not guilty to stabbing a man during an argument last summer.

Trans man hits Niles spa with discrimination complaint
A Chicago area spa is facing down discrimination allegations, after management told a transgender person he could not use the spa's men's shower area.

East Aurora schools transgender policy committee put on hold
The future of an Ad Hoc committee charged with creating protective policy for East Aurora School District transgender students is in question after its chairman declined to schedule further meetings due to intense opposition from local religious groups and residents.

Same-sex marriage activists now looking toward protection from gender identity discrimination
As a transgender student working at a children’s summer camp, Mykell Hatcher-McLarin refused to disclose his identity, fearing he would lose his job if parents perceived him as a risk to their children.

Transgender protections added to Charlotte personnel policy
Members of a local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organization announced late Thursday afternoon that Charlotte City Manager Curt Walton has made the decision to add protections for transgender workers to the city’s non-discrimination policy.

FDNY hunk cleared of felony assault in trial against glamorous transsexual girlfriend
He didn't choke her. He didn't tamper with her testimony. But he did assault her -- a little.
FDNY firefighter tears up while being aquitted of stragulation charges against pre-op transsexual gal pal

Queens Transgender woman files lawsuit against city
A Long Island City woman filed the city’s second transgender discrimination case this year against the New York City agency that handles food stamps and other benefits on Nov. 20.

Syracuse mayor signs law protecting gender expression rights
Mayor Stephanie Miner today signed a new local law that extends civil rights to all people regardless of gender expression.

Morris tapes raise questions about police story
The family of Nizah Morris doesn’t have all the 911 transmissions related to the death of their loved one, because local authorities haven’t accounted for several key communications.
Ten years later, Morris family still grieving

Tenn. activists rally for ENDA executive order
Faced with living in a state with no non-discrimination law protecting them, LGBT activists demonstrated in three Tennessee cities on Sunday to call on President Obama to issue an executive order barring federal contractors from engaging in job bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Trans woman says she was singled out, detained at Dallas Love Field
An Atlanta transgender woman is alleging discrimination after Dallas police detained her Monday at Love Field, causing her to miss her flight.

La Marcha del Orgullo Gay lo hizo: banderas kirchneristas y opositoras compartieron el grito por la diversidad sexual
“Los muchachos peroniiiiistaas, toooooodosunidos triunfareeeemoos”… La marchita clásica del comité, pero en lugar del bombo y el choripán, derroche de matraca multicolor y vamo’ andando.