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segunda-feira, janeiro 14, 2013

Revisão do Código Penal inclui agravamentos para crimes de ódio motivados por transfobia
Foi aprovada esta sexta-feira no Parlamento uma revisão do Código Penal (CP) que consagra a expressão "identidade de género" como uma categoria de discriminação que exige especial atenção por parte da lei.

Trans woman accuses Post Office of discrimination for refusing to open a savings account
A trans woman from Lancaster has accused the Post Office of discrimination, after she was denied a savings account because her drivers license still contained her former name.
Post Office in sex change row

Transsexual in North Tyneside Council row
A transsexual has accused a council of sexual discrimination after a worker refused to believe she was a woman.
Katrina Harte, 50, spent more than four decades trapped in a man’s body before the NHS paid for a sex-swap op and she put herself £4,000 in debt to pay for a boob job.
She still needs to have her Adam’s apple removed – a tracheal shave – but she finally feels she is on her way to becoming the person she was born to be.

Man denies raping transsexual lover
A 32-year-old man has gone on trial for raping a transsexual with whom he had been having an affair for several months.

Esterilização forçada finalmente banida
A Suécia não mais esterilizará forçadamente pessoas transexuais em processo por na Quinta-Feira passada ter entrado em vigor uma lei proibindo a prática, e como reacções temos muitas pessoas trans a exigirem indemnizações ao estado por terem sido esterilizadas compulsivamente.

Labour government would grant civil partnerships and trans identity law if elected
The leader of the Labour party in the Maltese House of Representatives has said his party would allow gay couples to have civil unions, a gender identity law for trans people, and that he would appoint a minister for civil rights and equality.
PL to grant civil union for gay couples

Workplace restrooms reflect new realities
A decade ago, it was rare for an employer to design a building with transgender employees, new mothers or cycling enthusiasts in mind.
No longer.

Cecilia Chung, transgender health advocate
Transgender patients seeking medical care face discrimination even in liberal, cutting-edge San Francisco.
But this being liberal, cutting-edge San Francisco, they also have a champion: Cecilia Chung, a transgender woman serving on the Health Commission.

First Trans Woman to Compete in Miss California Today
After Donald Trump announced changes to the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants to allow transgender women to compete, 26-year-old Kylan Arianna Wenzel ditched her job and moved up her plans for gender reassignment surgery in hopes of competing in this weekend's Miss California pageant, according to Karen Ocamb, who interviewed Wenzel for Frontiers and LGBT/POV.

2nd suspect arrested in Newtown double shooting
Sarasota Police are searching for a convicted murderer they say was involved with a double shooting in Newtown on January 8th. Another convicted murderer is already in custody for the shootings.

Student asks to remain at all-female college after transitioning to male
An undergraduate student at Salem College, who is transitioning from a woman to a man, is asking to stay on the campus of the all-female school.

First Trans Woman Elected to DNC
Laura Calvo had been a leader in Oregon's LGBT political scene.