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sábado, janeiro 12, 2013

Relatório do GGB aponta aumento de 50% nas mortes de LGBT
Número de assassinatos de LGBT no Brasil cresce 50% em um ano, diz Grupo Gay da Bahia
Aumenta em 26% número de homossexuais assassinados no Brasil; foram 336 em 2012 diz GGB
Em 2012, 336 LGBTs foram assassinados, diz levantamento do GGB
Aumentan asesinatos de homosexuales en Brasil
Los asesinatos de homosexuales se triplicaron en cinco años en Brasil

RJ: Niterói realiza reunião sobre trans no dia 16
Reunião sobre trans será realizada no Centro de Referência LGBT de Niterói

MPs sign petition encouraging government to allow gender-neutral passports
A petition, which has been signed by some MPs including the former equality minister, has been started to urge the UK government to allow the possibility of gender-neutrality on passports.

NHS consultation on trans related healthcare proposals
As part of a wider brief covering specific areas of mental health (including, but not limited to, Aspergers & Autism, Eating Disorders and Deaf Mental Health) the NHS has recently published three draft documents relating to Gender Dysphoria Policy and Gender Identity Services and which set out trans related health plans.

Sweden ends forced sterilisation rule for people who undergo gender reassignment
Sweden has ended a law which made forced sterilisation compulsory for people undergoing gender reassignment surgery, in order for the state to recognise their gender identity.
Sweden to stop sex change sterilization

No age to education, eunuchs can join open schools: Raman
Chief Minister Raman Singh, on Wednesday said that there is no age limit for receiving education and the members of eunuch community can acquire the same by joining open schools.

Faces of change: Amazing time lapse video captures transsexual's three-year transformation from man to woman
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and for a young man from Australia, a thousand pictures tell the story of a three-year transformation into a woman.
Viral video shows journey of a trans in transition

How do you parent a transgendered kid?
The blue-and-yellow striped suit used to belong to her four-year-old brother. Their mom, Marion, thought that dressing Matilda, now 16 months, in hand-me-down jeans and T-shirts was frugal and eco-friendly. She didn’t expect it to be so exhausting. “Almost every time we go out someone says ‘what a beautiful boy,’” says Gruner. “Sometimes I correct them, but everybody gets so uncomfortable.”

Transgender kids get puberty-blocking drugs, sex-changing hormones
A small but growing number of teens and even younger children who think they were born the wrong sex are getting support from parents and from doctors who give them sex-changing treatments, according to reports in the medical journal Pediatrics.

Furr Sentenced to Probation, Community Service
Off-duty MPD officer accused of shooting at group including two transgender women receives suspended sentence, credit for time served
Kenneth Furr sentenced to 14 months for assault, solicitation
MPD Officer Sentenced for Firing Gun at Transgender Women
D.C. cop sentenced for shooting involving transgenders
Sentencing of MPD Officer Furr Devalues Trans Lives

[Commentary] Shoot At A Black Transwoman, Get Out Of Jail Free

Oregon, California., require transgender health coverage
Regulators in Oregon and California have quietly directed some health insurance companies to stop denying coverage for transgender patients because of their gender identity.