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segunda-feira, março 11, 2013

Travestis estão proibidos de usar o nome social em escolas municipais de Vitória
O projeto de lei foi aprovado pela Câmara de Vitória e destina-se a estudantes do ensino municipal da capital

Homem ameaça travesti e equipe da Band com arma
Homem não quis pagar programa com travesti, que discutiu com o cliente, após agressão o homem sacou uma arma para ameaçá-lo e quando viu que estava sendo filmado pela equipe da Band apontou a arma para o carro da equipe.

Travesti baleado no RN pode ter sido vítima de homofobia, diz polícia
José Maria da Silva foi baleado na noite desta segunda (11), em Mossoró. Ele disse que fazia ponto quando um homem parou num carro e atirou.

El colectivo transexual de Andalucía consigue que PSOE y IULV-CA vuelvan a considerar el proyecto de ley retirado ayer
El colectivo transexual manifestó ayer un enorme malestar por la retirada de la Ley de Transexualidad para Andalucía por parte de IULV-CA antes de que esta entrara a ser debatida en el Consejo de Gobierno. El enfado llevó a la presidenta de la Asociación de Transexuales de Andalucía, Mar Cambrollé, y a la de Conjuntos Difusos, Kim Pérez, a anunciar que se encadenarían el próximo viernes a las puertas del Parlamento andaluz como acto de protesta.

London police accused of mocking a sick trans woman in 'brutal arrest'
Eyewitnesses claim London police officers threw a transgender woman to the ground, handcuffed her and caused deliberate pain while saying she is 'not normal'
London: Met police officers investigated for allegedly mocking transgender woman in Soho arrestPolice accused of mocking transgender woman during arrest
Police accused of humiliating transgender woman during Soho Arrest

Hate crime victim backs appeal to report attacks
A transsexual who was punched and knocked unconscious within moments of walking into a pub has spoken out in support of a campaign to highlight hate crime.

Sex-swap fella’s hell at hands of former girlfriend
A sex-swap man told last night how he became a “prisoner in his own home” after suffering abuse as a woman and a FELLA at the hands of his jealous ex-girlfriend.

Pictured: The murderer who went to prison a man - and came out a woman
Matthew Richardson has been taking female hormones and now goes by the name Maxine

Unnamed Turkish trans woman dies in hospital following a brutal beating
While it is unclear exactly why the unnamed trans woman was beaten, or who beat her, it does, however, appear the beating occurred in Istanbul near an area where both residents and police have been targeting trans people for one reason or another, mostly it seems, over sex work issues.

Could Closure of State-Run Brothels Endanger Sex Workers’ Lives
The gradual closure of Turkey’s 52 state-run brothels is emerging as a controversial tactic in Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s declared war on prostitution. While Erdoğan’s supporters denounce brothels as a form of “slavery,” sex workers fear the campaign poses risks to their health and safety.

Transgender makes poll history
Congress leaders sprang a surprise by fielding, Praveen Banu, 35, a transgender, as their nominee for urban local body polls in Bellary on Saturday. Praveen Banu, who has entered the fray in ward number four in the mining city, was accompanied by Rajya Sabha member Anil Lad, president of the city unit of Congress, Anjaneyalu, and other local leaders while submitting nomination papers at the city corporation office on Saturday.
Transgender trump card

‘Other’ gender now gets a box to tick on in recruitment forms
Several companies are incorporating a third option in the gender column in their job application forms to include those from the transgender community. They are also introducing programmes to make workforce sensitised towards LGBT community

Transgender Tram temporarily keeps gov’t recognition
The Vietnamese Ministry of Justice has required authorities in Binh Phuoc southern province to temporarily halt withdrawing its decision to legally redefine a local transgender woman as real woman, a VnExpress report said.
Vietnamese government halts reversal of gender recognition
Vietnam: Decision on trans woman’s official identity recognition awaits input from prime minister

The untapped and forgotten voters
While politicians are feverishly wooing the hearts and minds of voters in the run up to the elections, the transgender communities are being conveniently ignored

Transgender job seekers face uphill battle
Rebecca Juro, 50, has been unemployed for the last four years and she can't help but think it's because she's transgender.
CNN Spotlights Transgender Woman’s Struggle Against Employment Discrimination

Transgender financial struggles: 'How we get by'
These six people are transgender and unemployed, homeless, living on food stamps or facing piles of debt.

Update: Man dies after struggle with Berkeley Police
Authorities are investigating the death of a man who stopped breathing after a violent struggle with police Tuesday night, officials said.
Berkeley Copwatch meeting to investigate Berkeley resident's death
Name released after death in custody, cause unknown
Berkeley Copwatch investigating transgendered woman's death

Suspect in Transgender Assault Case Reprimanded
D.C. Superior Court judge warns Robinson after he fails to comply with release terms

Transgender students face insurance issues at University
An increasing number of universities throughout the nation are offering transgender students health insurance plans that cover gender reassignment surgery and hormone therapy.

Crystal Gray: 'I am proud of who I am'
Transgender woman aims to start advocacy group here

Massachusetts Schools Must Cater to “Transgender” Students
In what has recently become national news, the Massachusetts Department of Education has issued a directive for how schools should deal with “transgender” students, including the rule that students who claim that they identify with the opposite gender must be allowed to use the opposite-sex restrooms and locker facilities. The directive was issued to help ensure that school districts do not run afoul of the state's 2011 anti-discrimination law that makes transvestites and other transgendered individuals a protected class.

‘Our Time’: Trans Rights Urged at Lobby Day Rally
A diverse crowd of nearly 200 gathered at Lawyer’s Mall in Annapolis on February 18 to rally behind SB449, the Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2013. The bill, if passed, would ban discrimination in employment, housing, credit and public accommodations based on gender identity or expression. The Maryland Coalition for Trans Equality sponsored the event and organized the subsequent lobbying efforts for individuals and groups by district.

Death penalty ban fails in Montana House committee
On a mostly party-line vote, the House Judiciary Committee on Friday rejected and tabled a bill that would have abolished the death penalty and replaced it with life imprisonment without parole.

Tony Zamazal, Texas Student, Says School Won't Let Him Wear Dress To Senior Prom
A Texas-based teen is battling his high school after being told he won't be allowed to wear a dress to his senior prom.
Spring High senior says school won’t let him wear dress to prom

Diseñadora de la ex-reina de bellesa Lupita Jones es transexual
Con esto la ex reina de belleza hecha por la borda los rumores que circularon en torno a que no permitía que transexuales participaran en certámenes de belleza. Lupita Jones, no tiene nada en contra de estas personas.

A pedradas acaban con la vida de homosexual
Desconocidos acabaron a golpes con la existencia de un homosexual, cuyo cadáver fue encontrado en un solar baldío del barrio El Centro de Chamelecón.
Parientes de José Natanael Ramos Cruz (35) manifestaron que salió de su casa de la colonia San Juan a eso de las 6:00 de la tarde del pasado jueves, con dirección a una farmacia donde compraría unas pastillas.

LGBTI se discriminan entre ellos
Lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transexuales e intersexuales se excluyen entre sí, siendo los Trans los más afectados.