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quinta-feira, março 28, 2013

Desconhecido encontrado morto em Porto de Galinhas
Um corpo de um homem foi encontrado na noite desta terça-feira (26), em Porto de Galinhas, no litoral sul de Pernambuco. O cadáver estava em estado de decomposição e foi achado em um matagal, nas terras da Fazenda Gameleira. De acordo com a polícia, o homem que não foi identificado e estava apenas com a camisa, pode ter sido vítima de um assassinato. Segundo a perícia, o corpo estava parcialmente queimado.

Lucy Meadows death 'could set transgender community free'
The tragic death of Lucy Meadows could be a "watershed moment" for Britain's transgender community, her MP has claimed.
Lucy Meadows vigil: Petition to sack Richard Littlejohn
London: Hundreds gather outside Daily Mail offices to remember Lucy Meadows
Misrepresentation of Transgender People in the Media

[Commentary] Lucy Meadows: why her death will not be in vain
[Commentary] The Lucy Meadows bandwagon

New LGBT inclusive domestic violence law signed by Obama
President Obama has signed the Violence Against Women Act, which now also protects LGBT Americans from domestic violence and sexual assault.
Obama signs LGBT-inclusive domestic violence bill
Bishops Oppose Violence Against Women Act Because Of LGBT Provisions

‘Bizarre,’ ‘hideous’ transgender policy forced upon Mass. students
The Massachusetts Department of Education is mandating what a pro-family group describes as a “hideous directive” that will allow students identifying as transgender into opposite-sex locker rooms, bathrooms, and athletic teams.

Emerson Student Gets Sex-Change Coverage After-All
The Emerson College student turned down for sex change surgery will get coverage after all, ABC News reported today.

Maryland lawmakers confident transgender anti-discrimination bill may pass this year
Coming off the heels of a successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, LGBT advocates — joined by student leaders and university officials — are hopeful that a transgender anti-discrimination bill will make its way to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s desk this legislative session.

Senate committee approves bill adding attacks on transgender individuals to hate crimes list
A bill adding attacks on transgender persons to a list of hate crimes and stiffening the penalty for offenders was unanimously approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee today.

Profiled by NYPD, Transgendered People in New York Fear Carrying Condoms
Three years ago, Bianey Garcia was on 86th Street in Jackson Heights with her boyfriend. It was late at night, and they were holding hands and kissing. A van slowly pulled up next to them, and they quickly realized it wasn't any regular van: Garcia says that eight police officers got out and pushed her to the ground, and one of them snatched her purse. "Some condoms spilled out," she says, adding that the police officer told her, "You're a fucking prostitute. You're doing sex work." She was not, but was arrested anyway.

Andy Warhol's muse on her death bed: One photographer's look at decadent New York in the 70s
A black and white photograph of a transsexual icon, Candy Darling - who starred in several Andy Warhol projects, is among the collection of timeless portraits by Peter Hujar that touch on the taboo subjects of the 1970s in New York City.

Non-discrimination bill clears committee
A bill that would prohibit discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity in housing and employment passed a senate committee by a narrow vote on Thursday.
Statewide LGBT antibias bill clears historic hurdle in Utah
Legislators working on state law to protect LGBT in housing, workplace
Utah Senate committee advances bill prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination