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sábado, março 30, 2013

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Transexual é morto por companheiro em Minaçu
Um transexual foi morto pelo companheiro em Minaçu, nesta quinta (28).
A vítima, de 40 anos, foi esfaqueado durante uma discussão com um homem de 31 anos. Os dois mantinham um relacionamento. O homem se entregou à polícia e confessou o crime.

Transgender golfer dreams of playing in LPGA
The letters were slipped inside a zippered pocket of a briefcase, a brown, weathered keeper of painful secrets.

Transgender fighter's next bout postponed
Fallon Fox in semifinals of Championship Fighting Alliance all-women's tournament
Doctors Weigh In: Fallon Fox Has No Unfair Advantage
Leading sex reassignment physicians weigh in on Fallon Fox
Fallon Fox and the Transgender Quandary
Liz Carmouche Says She'll Fight Fallon Fox
Fallon Fox tells CNN world needs education on transgender athletes
Fallon Fox Comes Out as First Transgender MMA Pro Fighter
Dr. Benjamin not on board with transgender female, Fallon Fox fighting professionally
Liz Carmouche: I'd Be Happy To Fight Fallon Fox
First transgender MMA fighter goes public
CFA Stands Up for Its Fighter, Fallon Fox, In Midst of Transgender Controversy

Judge sides with transgender woman in bathroom dispute
Sheriff's deputy ordered Jones to leave women's restroom at courthouse in 2011

Human rights, fairness groups urge Beshear to veto religious-freedom bill
Human rights and fairness groups are pressuring Gov. Steve Beshear to veto a bill that they say would make it easier to discriminate against gay, lesbian and transgender people in Kentucky.

Insurance Agency Reverses, Agrees To Cover Transgender Student’s Treatment
ome fraternity brothers at Emerson College decided to an amazing thing for one of their newest members: help raise money to pay for his breast reduction surgery as part of his gender transition. Their initial goal was $2,000, to cover just a quarter of Donnie Collins’ costs, but have so far raised not only the full $8,125 it would cost, but now over $20,000.
WATCH: Insurance Will Cover Trans Frat Brother's Top Surgery

Salem College transgender policy unclear
Two months after Salem College announced it was developing a policy on transgender students, a letter from the chairman of the trustees is being interpreted by some in the college community as an indication that no overt policy will be adopted.

Nevada Senate Committee Approves Bill to Add Gender Identity to State Hate Crime Law
Yesterday, the Nevada Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved SB 139, a bill that would add gender identity into the state’s existing hate crime law. The bill now moves on to the full Senate where we are hopeful that it will pass as early as next Monday.
Nev. Senate committee advances bill to add gender identity to hate crime statute

Black Transmen launches female group at 2nd annual advocacy conference
The Rev. Carmarion D. Anderson is a trans woman known for many things in Dallas: minister, mom and activist.
Anderson grew up in Dallas in a strict Pentecostal family. She had a calling to the ministry at a young age, but she said her gender identity prevented her from ministering at the church she grew up in when she came out as trans to her family at 16.

Spa World Policy Remains Muddy
Spa World, the suburban Centreville, Va., Korean-style spa at the center of a public-relations storm in recent days following news surfacing of a November incident in which it asked a patron, Riya Suising, to leave due to complaints of her perceived gender identity, posted a statement on Facebook Wednesday in an attempt to further clarify its policy regarding LGBT patrons.

La Semana de la Diversidad se tomó Chapinero
Hasta el 13 de marzo tendrá lugar una nueva edición de la “Semana Local de la Diversidad Chapinero”, una muestra más de respeto y reconocimiento hacia las personas LGBT.
Fuertes críticas a la Semana de la Diversidad Sexual en Chapinero
Choque de trinos entre alcalde y concejal por Semana de la Diversidad Sexual
Polémica entre Petro y concejal por festival de la diversidad sexual

El Inadi falló a favor de una transexual concordiense
La resolución del organismo nacional estableció que autoridades del hospital Felipe Heras, en Concordia, habían “vulnerado derechos consagrados”. La transexual, quien posee título habilitante desde 1992 para ejercer la enfermería, siempre tuvo escollos para encontrar trabajo.