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segunda-feira, abril 22, 2013

Um retrato das imigrantes trans em França (com filme)
É um documentário sobre a vida de travestis e transexuais brasileiras em Paris, da responsabilidade do antropólogo Alexandre Fleming Câmara Vale, professor da Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC).

Eunuch to launch campaign on cycles
A eunuch running for constituency NA-151, Haji Saeed Nargis, has announced to launch an election campaign on cycles and motorcyle-rickshaws.

Saskatchewan's Transgender community rally for visibility
A group, largely pushed to the fringes of society stepped front and centre Saturday at the Provincial Legislature in Regina.

Obama administration withdraws plan to use taxpayer funds for sex-change operations
The Obama administration has withdrawn a proposal to allow Medicare to pay for sex-change operations.
NCTE Responds to Withdrawal of Medicare Public Comment Process

Transgender Woman Arrested in Military Murder
Federal investigators tracked a suspect to Georgia arresting the person they believe killed a U.S. Coast Guardsman stationed in Mobile.

Judge rejects divorce for transgender pregnant man
An Arizona judge on Friday refused to grant a divorce for a transgender Arizona man who gave birth to three children after beginning to change his sex from female.
Court refuses 'pregnant man' Thomas Beatie's divorce
Transgender man told he cannot divorce wife
‘Pregnant man’ Thomas Beatie denied divorce

Iowa lawmakers threaten to withhold funding if school holds conference for LGBT youth
Conservative state lawmakers threatened Thursday to withhold state funding for an Iowa community college if the school spends tax dollars on a conference for gay youths.

Tantasqua board puts transgender issue on back burner
The Tantasqua Regional School Committee put the kibosh on its subcommittee's motion seeking the state Department of Secondary and Elementary Education to "review and revise" its guidance document on transgender and gender nonconforming students.

GLAAD and Calliope Wong call for trans-inclusive admissions process at Smith College
As we reported on Sunday, Calliope Wong, a high school senior and trans woman, is calling for a change in Smith College's admissions practices.
College Rejection Over Gender Stings Connecticut Student

Boston Clinic Offers Therapies to Halt Pubescent Development of Transgender Youth
A clinic at Boston's Children Hospital provides hormone therapy to halt pubescent development among transgender youth, and they are among the first clinics the country to perform this treatment.

Maine Principals' Association revises transgender policy
The Maine Principals' Association has revised its policy to allow a transgender individual to “participate in MPA activities in a manner that is consistent with their gender identity.”
Maine Principals' Association Issues New Policy on Transgender Athletes

Teen accused of threatening to shoot East Millinocket transgender student
An East Millinocket teenager has been suspended from Schenck High School and is being evaluated by juvenile court authorities after he was issued a summons for threatening a transgender student, officials said Friday.

North Carolina governor’s latest moves alienate Latino and LGBT communities
Members of both the LGBT and Latino communities in North Carolina were taken aback by recent decisions by Gov. Pat McCrory’s (R) that are seemingly hostile to them.

Hot-headed firefighter Taylor Murphy seeks to overturn conviction for assaulting transgender ex-flame
A jury found Murphy guilty of felony criminal contempt for contacting her over 1,000 times in spite of an order of protection, and of misdemeanor assault for grabbing her arm in the 2011 incident.