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terça-feira, abril 09, 2013

Lea T. e Marcelle Bittar entram para a campanha contra Feliciano
Tops compartilharam foto dando selinho em suas redes sociais.
As tops Lea T. e Marcelle Bittar são as novas seguidoras da campanha “Feliciano não nos representa” que se espalhou no Instagram recentemente.

Observer transphobic Julie Burchill article did not breach Editors’ Code of Practice says PCC
A highly offensive article about the trans community which was written by Julie Burchill and published in the Observer did not breach the Editors’ Code of Practice, the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) has ruled.

Prisoners force taxpayers to foot £90k NHS bill for sex change
Two prisoners at a maximum security jail have used human rights laws to force taxpayers to foot the £90,000 bill for their sex-change operations.
Anger over sex change move at Full Sutton Prison
Men behind bras

Schoolgirl, 18, posed as boy for three-and-half years to have sex with another girl
A schoolgirl has been jailed for posing as a boy called Scott for three-and-a-half years in order to have sex with another teenage girl.
Justine McNally: Schoolgirl who posed as goth boy to get 16-year-old girl into bed is locked up

Historic Russian court ruling: gay pride is legal
Kostroma regional court made a landmark ruling saying that gay pride events were previously illegally banned by the authorities

Vietnam to have three hospitals for transgender surgery
The Ministry of Health will officially name the three hospitals in Vietnam that are permitted to perform transgender surgery in early May, said Mr. Nguyen Huy Quang, Director of the Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Health.

Vietnam’s Gender Policies Take a Progressive Turn
Few countries have pressed the buttons of civil rights groups more than Vietnam. Its crackdown on bloggers and dissent is in itself a contradiction of its efforts to open up a constitutional debate which has had only mixed success and led to the jailing of ordinary citizens simply for expressing their opinions.

Straining to Treat Jakarta’s Transgenders
In a room of 20 people, Linda stands out. While others sport colorful T-shirts, skimpy outfits or dresses, Linda chooses to dress like a man, wearing a pair of loose jeans and a thick jacket that she grips tightly to her chest on this searing hot day.

House passes transgender protection bill
The House of Commons in Canada has narrowly approved a bill that would make violence against transgender people a hate crime.
Bill C-279 vote: Which Conservative MPs stood up for transgender rights
Bill criminalising anti-transgender discrimination passes in House of Commons
MP votes against her party for transgendered rights
Bill's passage signifies acceptance for transgendered city woman
Federal trans bill passes third reading

110 Congress Members Urge Executive Order as ENDA Stopgap
Congress members have asked President Barack Obama to sign an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating in the workplace based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
More than 100 members of congress pressure Obama to sign executive order for ENDA
110 House lawmakers call for ENDA executive order

Arizona Lawmaker Attacks Transgender People, Proposes Penalties For Using Wrong Bathroom
An Arizona lawmaker has proposed a bill which would make it a misdemeanor to use the wrong bathroom.
Debate looms in Arizona over use of restrooms by transgender people
Welcome to Arizona – Papers, Please!
Arizona bathroom bill targets transgenders
Ariz. lawmakers delay vote on tough transgender ‘bathroom bill’
Councilmembers' comments on the legislation

Head of San Francisco Human Rights Commission Claims Iran is More LGBT Friendly than America
This really is the very definition of stuck on stupid. And there’s no known cure.
While Iran is somewhat accepting of transgender, it also locks up homosexual men and in some cases executes them.

Elder conference to focus on trans issues
Born in San Francisco in 1949, Tamara Ching has lived throughout the U.S., spending time in Chicago, New Orleans, and Washington, D.C.

New bills address gender ID, LGBT data
California lawmakers have introduced several LGBT-related bills that address issues ranging from making name changes easier for transgender people to getting a count of gay residents.
Trans youth bill proposed

Recommended Reading Includes Transgender Idenity and Illegal Immigration
New list of 7,800 recommended reads includes some controversy.

Gabrielle Ludwig, transgender college basketball player, pushes boundaries
California Assembly Bill 1266, proposed by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, would allow transgender students play on sports teams. Opponents of the bill worry that allowing transgender people to play on sports teams will create co-ed locker room situations.

Fallon Fox and the Culture of Ignorance: A Response to Controversy
As many of you are no doubt aware, I recently posted an article that explored what I deem to be ignorance surrounding the Fallon Fox story.
Naturally, I expected the piece to be controversial, but the discussion that developed in the comments section was, let’s say, more passionate than I had anticipated.

Transgender former inmate sues over alleged jail rape
A transgender former inmate who says she was raped in jail is suing Orange County, 14 jail employees and another inmate, claiming a violation of civil rights.

Women's College Returns Transgender Student's Application
A female transgender high school senior who applied to Smith College, a women's college, was told she did not qualify to attend because she is not legally recognized as female in her home state of Connecticut.
Trans Student’s Application Rejected From Smith College
Smith College Rejects Female Transgender Student Calliope Wong; Applicant Ruled 'Male' By Admissions

ONLY ON 5: Mother of transgender teen shares story
Leah Walton is anxious for her first prom this weekend. But just a few months ago, the South Panola High School senior was known as Dylan, a man.

Duke Student Government backs insurance coverage of gender reassignment
Duke Student Government urged the University to include sexual reassignment surgery in student and employee health care plans.

Portland pizzeria renames 'tranny stix' after response from transgender community
A Portland pizzeria has apologized and altered the name of a menu item after complaints from the transgender community.

Jamaican transgender women speak-out
Brave transgender women in Jamaica record YouTube videos expressing their inner thoughts and feelings