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quarta-feira, abril 03, 2013

MG: Betim recebe exposição fotográfica sobre trans
Identidade de gênero é tema de exposição fotográfica na cidade mineira de Betim

Jovens trans em SP poderão começar tratamento antes dos 18 anos
São Paulo passa a permitir tratamento hormonal para jovens trans antes dos 18 anos
O Conselho Regional de Medicina de São Paulo (CRM-SP) concordou com a supressão puberal a partir dos 12 anos, terapia hormonal a partir dos 16 anos, conforme se faz nos Estados Unidos, dos jovens e adolescentes transgêneros. A decisão foi tomada em reunião na capital paulista realizada na última segunda-feira, 1 de abril.
São Paulo: Jovens trans poderão começar tratamento antes dos 18 anos

Irish Council for Civil Liberties speak on trans rights
Today marks the launch of TENI's publication 'Equality & Identity: Transgender and Intersex experience in Ireland'.

Switzerland rejects all recommendations regarding sexual orientation and gender identity
Switzerland rejects all recommendations regarding sexual orientation and gender identity made by the United Nations Human Rights Council within the framework of its Universal Periodic Review
The Swiss Confederation today presented Switzerland’s answer to the recommendations on human rights issues made by the Member States of the UN Human Rights Council on 29 October 2012. Switzerland rejected all three recommendations regarding discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In response, the Swiss LGBT organisations addressed the Swiss authorities with the following declaration to draw their attention to the current lack of legal protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals in Switzerland.

PACE conference in Warsaw focuses on freedom of expression for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people
Freedom of expression for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people – including their right to organise marches and rallies – will be the theme of a parliamentary conference in Warsaw on Tuesday 19 March 2013, organised by the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in co-operation with the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament.

Russia defies Europe as ministers criticize banning of Moscow Pride
Council of Europe says Russia must allow LGBT people to hold prides and axe anti-gay propaganda laws but Moscow security chief says there will be no change

Eunuch sexually assaulted in car
A eunuch was picked up by his neighbour and three others who bundled him into a vehicle, took turns to allegedly sodomise him for over three hours, singed him with cigarettes and then doused him in kerosene before throwing him out of the car early on Thursday.
‘Property dispute may have led to assault on transgender’

[South Korea]
Landmark legal ruling for South Korean transgenders
With court ruling, surgery to alter genitals is no longer necessary to change one’s legal gender status

Commission inquires about coroner’s report in death of transgender woman
In its first regularly scheduled meeting of the month, the Berkeley Police Review Commission continued its discussion on the Feb. 12 death of Kayla Moore.

New state bill on transgender students
California public schools would be required to allow transgender students to use school facilities and participate in activities and on sports teams that match their gender identity under a bill introduced at the Capitol.

District responds to transgender discrimination claim
Fort Carson School District 8 has responded to a discrimination complaint filed by parents of a transgender child who has been denied access to a girl’s bathroom at her elementary school.

Pat Miletich on Transgendered Fighter Fallon Fox: 'You're Still a Man'
One of the most dominant early champions in UFC history, Pat Miletich has no sympathy for transgendered fighter Fallon Fox.
Pat Miletich on GSP/Diaz, politics, Fallon Fox and more
Dana White calls transgender fighter Fallon Fox "he" and "him", says
Fox "far from being in the UFC"

Dana White on transgender fighter Fallon Fox: Not even close to UFC-ready
Note to Dana White: Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox Is a Woman
Transgender MMA Fighter Should Be BANNED ... Says Next Opponent
WMMA fighters oppose Fallon Fox fighting, including her next opponent and maybe Rosi Sexton
Next Opponent Says Fallon Fox Negatively Impacts WMMA

GLAD Urges Appeals Court to Uphold Medical Treatment for Incarcerated Transgender Woman
GLAD filed an amicus brief in an appeal challenging the Massachusetts District Court ruling that the Commonwealth cannot deny an incarcerated transgender woman, Michelle Kosilek, gender reassignment surgery that multiple doctors determined is essential medical care for her.

Tantasqua panel: State's gender rules cross the line
A Tantasqua Regional School District subcommittee took a stand Thursday night against the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's interpretation of the new “gender identity” law.
State 'gender identity' rules raise questions at some schools

Surgery covered for transgender student
A transgender student whose Emerson College classmates rallied to help him raise money for transition surgery says his insurer will cover the procedure, after all.

Maryland Gender-Identity Bill Killed
The Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee failed Thursday to pass SB 449, the Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2013, which would have prohibited discrimination in employment, credit, housing and public accommodations based on gender identity or expression. The attempt to move the bill to the Senate floor fell one vote short, 6-5.
Md. Senate committee kills transgender rights bill
Transgender protections bill fails to pass Maryland senate committee
Maryland Senate Committee Kills Transgender Nondiscrimination Protections
Gender-Identity Bill Fails in Maryland Senate Committee
SB 449: MD is Still Not Fair For All
Maryland Judicial Proceedings Committee Fails to Support SB449

Royal Oak human rights law in limbo
The city’s long-awaited, much-celebrated human rights ordinance failed to go into effect today after opponents turned in enough signatures to stop it from being enacted for at least the next 20 days.

GLAAD Boots NY Post from Event With Madonna, Anderson Cooper
The Rupert Murdoch-owned New York Post will not be allowed to cover the red carpet for Saturday's GLAAD Media Awards in New York honoring Anderson Cooper, and featuring Madonna, because of their history of transgender-bashing.
New York Post banned from GLAAD Media Awards red carpet over transgender coverage

Transgender woman’s bias case leads to $1,000 fine
The transgender woman at the center of a first-of-its kind discrimination case in Columbus is still in bankruptcy.
This week’s decision doesn’t bring back the income Savanna DeLong lost from the Capital Club. Or erase the feelings of being treated unfairly.
But DeLong, 53, is proud that she spent the past two years arguing for what she believes is right.

Police: No comment on Morris redactions
Nearly 10 years after Philadelphia police released a redacted version of the Nizah Morris police report, the department has refused to comment on the redactions.

Supporters call proposed anti-discrimination bill a victory
Even though the 2013 Legislature session will close Thursday without passage of an anti-discrimination bill designed to protect housing and employment for Utah's LGBT residents, about 200 supporters rallying on the Capitol steps were happy to call the proposed legislation a victory.

A Transgender Elected Official Reflects an Evolving Cuba
José Agustin Hernandez may not be precisely the kind of New Man whom Che Guevara pictured shaping Cuban socialism.
Ms. Hernández, 48, who identifies as a woman and goes by Adela, would sooner cut a lazy bureaucrat to size with her sharp tongue than chop sugar cane with a machete.

Argentina’s gay community not thrilled with selection of new pope
While the appointment of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope has filled many in this deeply Catholic country with pride, members of the gay community are unsurprisingly less than enthusiastic with the Vatican’s choice.