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domingo, Fevereiro 10, 2013

[Brasil]
Corpo de travesti é encontrado em cidade do PI; Veja imagem
No início da manhã deste sábado (09) o corpo de um travesti foi encontrato na Rua José Bonifácio, bairro Boca de Barro, nas proximidades do Colégio Maria do Ó, em Altos.


[UK]
Middlesbrough transgender woman refused help from Erimus Housing who told her being transgendered was a lifestyle choice
A transgender woman facing discrimination from neighbours has offered to help a housing group train their staff in equality issues after they initially refused to help her.
Stephanie Elliott Lowther, 46, visited Middlesbrough’s Erimus Housing to request help with a move away from abusive neighbours.

[Dinamarca]
Fernanda Milán - alguém duvida que o activismo funciona (às vezes...)?
Como divulgado no post “Trans é violada e vê pedido de asilo negado”, houve um movimento internacional para evitar a deportação de Fernanda. Os activistas que aderiram a essa campanha estão de parabéns. Fernanda Milán tornou-se na primeira pessoa na Dinamarca a obter asilo devido ao seu status trans.
Trans-woman first in Denmark to be granted asylum based on gender identity
Guatemalan trans woman granted asylum in Denmark
Transgender woman given asylum in Denmark
First transgender person granted asylum in Denmark
Fernanda Milan, Guatemalan Transgender Woman, Granted Asylum In Denmark


[USA]
Remembering Dr. Leah Schaefer, the Sweet Singer-Turned-Psychiatrist Who Healed a Generation of Trans Women
Dr. Leah Cahan Schaefer died this past week at 92. A giant in the fields of transsexualism and female sexuality, she represented the best of the medical profession. During her professional life, as the custodian of the voluminous professional files of Dr. Harry Benjamin, the dean of transsexual medicine in the United States, himself a student of the renowned German scientist Magnus Hirschfeld, she persisted in recognizing transsexualism as a normal human developmental variant, a vision that she lived long enough to see come to fruition in the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual, the DSM-5, this past December.

[USA] [Commentary]
Two Months Later-Sage Smith Is Still Missing
Still no word about Sage, but a "person of interest" has been named in this case. Charlottesville, VA police are searching for evidence in a landfill, and a $10,000 reward has been offered.

[CA, USA]
Memorials set for trans filmmaker Christopher Lee
Memorial services will be held in San Francisco and Berkeley this weekend to remember transgender filmmaker and Tranny Fest co-founder Christopher Lee.
Mr. Lee, who in 2002 served as the first female-to-male grand marshal in the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade, died by suicide December 22, 2012 at the age of 48, said his friends Shivaun Nestor and Marie Morohoshi.

[DC, USA]
Memorial planned for slain trans woman
The stepfather and sister of a transgender woman stabbed to death at a Northeast D.C. bus stop last February are inviting members of the LGBT community to participate in a memorial remembrance for Deoni Jones on Saturday, Feb. 2, to commemorate the anniversary of her death.

[FL, USA]
Trans protections in new Pinellas shelter policies
Transgender individuals utilizing shelters in Pinellas County that use federal funding will be better protected, now that the Sheriff's Office has approved new policies.

[MI, USA]
Transgender Equality: Amy Hunter's Full Time Job
The past few years have been a whirlwind for Amy Hunter, a transgender activist from Kalamazoo who has just been named Co-Chair of the Victory Fund Campaign Endorsement Committee. Having a top position on a committee that helps support out candidates in races across the country is a big step for the 52 year old. Hunter transitioned seven years ago, but it is only one of many exciting things she's been up to since making the big change in her life.

[NY, USA]
Mark Krolikowski transgender teacher suit: Takes St. Francis Preparatory School to court
Mark Krolikowski has shoulder-length brown hair. He likes to wear multiple earrings and French manicure his nails. Students call him Mr. K.