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sábado, dezembro 22, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI Exposes the Profound Falsehood of the Philosophy of the Gender Identity Movement
In an insightful address to the Roman Curia on Thursday, December 21, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI addressed the inherent falsity and social danger of what is being called

Ninguém suporta a verdade
Num momento em que um ano termina e já está aí a chegar outro, confesso que vários assuntos me passam pela cabeça e sobre os quais quero e hei-de escrever.

Complaints against Meteor's advertisement upheld
The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) has upheld complaints against Irish telecommunications company Meteor for an advertisement that promoted transgender stereotypes and encouraged a cheap laugh at the expense of trans people.

[New Zealand]
Pressure on Govt over trans prison policy rises
The fallout continues over the jailing of a transgender woman in a men’s prison in Northland, with a vocal transgender rights advocate describing it as a “transphobic insult,” and a justice lobby group stating the woman’s human rights have been breached.
Release of transgender prisoner sought

Saanich teacher suspended over transgender Christmas video
In the small community of Brentwood Bay on Vancouver Island, a video featuring lip-synching drag queens has been deemed too racy for the classroom.
Vancouver Island teacher suspended for showing Grade 4 students Christmas video featuring drag queens
Canadian gay teacher suspended after showing class draq queen Christmas video

EEOC Debuts Strategy to Address Transgender Discrimination
Transgender Law Center hails the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) recent announcement that it has approved a new Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) that includes prioritizing addressing “coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals under Title VII’s sex discrimination provisions.” The plan passed with a bi-partisan, 3-1 vote.

Transgender individuals still face discrimination despite growing acceptance
Jenna Talackova, a 32-year-old Canadian model and television personality, was one of Miss Universe Canada 2012’s finalists, but she was disqualified from the competition when it was discovered that the beautiful blonde was born a boy.

Obama reflects on LGBT progress in ‘Time’ interview
In an interview with Time magazine, which named him “Person of the Year,” President Obama said an “incredibly rapid transformation” has taken place during the course of his administration on LGBT issues — claiming his leadership played a role in moving them forward.

Trans Michelle Obama covers Candy magazine
Connie Fleming features as the First Lady 'Candydate' in the world's leading transversal style magazine

Miss USA and Transgender Rights Supporter Olivia Culpo Crowned Miss Universe
Olivia Culpo, who stated her support for transgender rights during her successful run for Miss USA, has gone on to be crowned Miss Universe.

Federal commission ruling favors transgender rights
Alaska gay rights advocates might recall 2012 as the year Anchorage voters refused to allow lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people access to the local equal rights commission, the only place besides the courts where a person can go to seek justice in the face of discrimination. But last April’s election is not the whole story. The year 2012 was a time of quieter revolution, in which a new interpretation of an old law could allow transgender individuals some access to the Anchorage Equal Rights Commission.

Toronto police help uncover Arizona school murder-suicide plot
Toronto police helped uncover a murder-suicide plot in Arizona that led to the Thursday morning arrest of a 16-year-old girl who posted a YouTube video threatening to kill herself after gunning down her high school classmates

Kirkwood adds sexual orientation to anti-discrimination law
The City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance to include prohibitions against discrimination for sexual orientation and gender identity.

Nashua rep to run for seat she resigned earlier this month
Stacie Laughton, who resigned from a Nashua state Representative seat just weeks after winning, said she will now run for the seat again in a special election next year.
Transgendered Pol Says She's In It To Win It (Again)
Laughton vows to run to replace herself for Nashua's Ward 4 House seat

Oregon Addresses Gender Identity Issues and Health Insurance
The Oregon Insurance Division has been receiving questions about how insurers should handle coverage for conditions related to gender identity under the state’s new Oregon Equity Act, so it has developed six principles to provide some guidance.