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sexta-feira, abril 19, 2013

«Gisberta» com Rita Ribeiro no Teatro Rápido
Rita Ribeiro estará em cena com a peça «Gisberta», que terá a sua estreia no próximo dia 2 de Maio, no Teatro Rápido, um espaço inaugurado há um ano no Chiado, com um conceito inovador e já reconhecido pelo público e imprensa especializada.

LGBT rights in Ukraine closely scrutinised as European Parliament consents to easier visa rules
Today the European Parliament gave its binding consent for easier EU visa rules for Ukrainian citizens. Members of the European Parliament had expressed serious concern about two homophobic draft laws, insisting the EU shouldn’t turn a blind eye to human rights abuses.

Le Parlement européen demande à la Commission d'accélérer ses travaux sur les questions trans & intersexes, le 16 avril 2013
Le mardi 16 avril, le Parlement européen a demandé à la Commission européenne d'intensifier son action contre la discrimination subie par les personnes trans & intersexes, lors de l'achat ou l'accès aux biens et services, et à intégrer l'identité de genre pleinement partout dans l'Union européenne.

"A pedofilia cria uma geração de homossexuais e milhares de travestis", diz Magno Malta
A ignorância de certos parlamentares parece não ter limites. Durante a CPI da Pedofilia, o senador Magno Malta (PR-ES) voltou a declarar absurdos com relação a sexualidade ligada às vítimas de abusos sexuais na infância.

Crossdresser given shops ban over Perth grope rap
A transvestite was banned from a shopping centre over claims he sexually assaulted several women while seeking “fashion tips”.

Cameroon 'gay' 'Baileys liqueur drinkers' freed into danger
After three days in police custody in Cameroon, two men arrested for wearing feminine attire released yesterday, but their daily life remains a nightmare
Two gay men freed into ‘living hell’ in Cameroon

Response to Victorian Health Department framework document on treatment of intersex kids
On 27 February the Victorian Health Department published an important new medical decision-making framework for the treatment of intersex infants, children and adolescents.

HRC denies wrongdoing in alleged transgender flag incident at Supreme Court
The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group, faced criticism in various social media today after allegations surfaced that one of the group’s staffers told transgender community members to remove their flag from a podium area at the U.S. Supreme Court.

NCTE Condemns Committee Action on AZ Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill, SB 1045
Yesterday, in a 7-4 vote, the unnecessary and discriminatory bathroom bill, SB1045, moved forward from the Appropriations Committee to the House floor. SB1045 renders local LGBT nondiscrimination laws unenforceable and protects businesses and other facility managers that choose to discriminate against transgender and gender nonconforming public restroom users.
Everything You Should Know About Arizona's Controversial 'Transgender Bathroom Bill'
Restroom roulette in Arizona
Toilet Papers, Please: Arizona Doesn’t Want Transgender Folks to Use Public Restrooms
Arizona Lawmakers Keep Pushing for Anti-trans Bathroom Bill
Arizona House panel approves amended law targeting trans people
Transgender Bathroom Debate Continues

Berkeley Commission Probes Police Role in Transgender Woman's Death
Paranoid, schizophrenic and transgender, Kayla Moore followed a difficult path through life. That path ended abruptly when she died after Berkeley Police took her into custody the night of Feb. 12.

Despite criticism, Peggy Morgan standing by decision to not fight Fallon Fox
Featherweight Peggy Morgan (2-0) has acknowledged a video filmed by her and her trainer about Fallon Fox (2-0) was "inflammatory," but she sticks by her decision not to fight the 37-year-old transgender fighter.
Transgender fighter Fallon Fox books next WMMA fight for May 24

UIC holds trans health forum
On March 18, Palliative Neglect, an interdisciplinary collective that looks at health issues for LGBTQ people, hosted a trans health and healthcare forum at University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Public Health (SPH). The forum was designed to answer the community's questions about the new Affordable Care Act (ACA) and resources. The event was held in conjunction with Pride At Work, SEIU Lavender Caucus, Transgender Law Center, Center for American Progress and the National Center for Transgender Equality.

Transexuales de Queens enfrentan grandes desafíos
Hace una década, una pequeña bodega mexicana en las inmediaciones de la calle 103, en Queens, era el único recurso de la comunidad transexual para conseguir una apariencia femenina.

Inmate threatens suicide in a legal motion to force gender reassignment surgery
Oklahoma inmate and trans woman Ronny Darnell alluded to a suicide in a recent court motion that could result if his surgery isn’t granted in her pending federal case — this is an example of why one should never be their own attorney. Darnell needs allies in support of her case however, she may have lost a number of supporter with this dubious legal maneuver.

Moral Objection Bill Moves Out of Committee
Members of the Michigan Senate's Committee on Health Policy held a hearing on and voted in support of Senate Bill 136 March 21. The bill, if passed into law, would provide health care professionals with legal protections should they decide to discriminate against a patient or co-worker based "on religious beliefs, moral convictions, or ethical principles sincerely held by an individual or entity."

Texas A&M Student Senate again targets GLBT Resource Center
It’s often said that young people overwhelmingly support LGBT equality, but that doesn’t always hold true in Texas, where anti-gay hate is rearing its head on college campuses again this year.

Bill to add LGBT protections to W.Va. anti-discrimination law falters
As the U.S. Supreme Court heard historic arguments over same-sex marriage, a lead supporter signaled defeat Wednesday for the latest bid in the House of Delegates to add sexual orientation and gender identity to West Virginia’s anti-discrimination laws.
Anti-discrimination bill falters in House

Transexual denuncia a policía del DF por discriminación
“¡Pinche puto, no sabes con quién te metes! ¡Mi palabra vale más que la tuya!”, fueron las agresiones verbales que Brissa, mujer transexual, recibió por parte de José Luis González Bautista, oficial de la policía del Distrito Federal, por lo que decidió demandarlo penalmente por discriminación, abuso de autoridad y amenazas.

[El Salvador]
Local trans advocate attends El Salvador conference
A transgender activist from D.C. is among those who attended El Salvador’s first LGBT rights conference that took place from March 12-17.