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quarta-feira, maio 15, 2013

Homem assassinado a facadas por irmã era travesti
O homem morto a facadas pela irmã, na zona sul de São Paulo, era travesti. Ainda não se sabe motivo da briga, mas a polícia não descarta a possibilidade de que a discussão tenha acontecido pela opção sexual da vítima.

TGEU announces Trans Rights Europe Map on IDAHOT 2013
TGEU announces Trans Rights Europe Map to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia - IDAHOT 2013
On May 17, more than 100 countries worldwide will celebrate the day when homosexuality was removed from the mental illness list of the World Health Organisation in 1990. However, transgender identities are still listed as mental disorders. On top of it, trans people in Europe have numerous other reasons not to rejoice.

Trans press victims take their case to parliament
Members of Parliament attend Trans Media Watch session on harassment and inaccurate reporting in the British press

Police say Julie Burchill’s trans article was hate, won’t take action
British columnist caused controversy by calling trans people 'dicks in chicks' clothing' and 'shemales'

Moscow Rejects Request for Gay Parade
Moscow city authorities said Tuesday that they would not authorize a gay pride parade planned for later this month.
"From our point of view, there is no need for such events in the city," said Alexei Mayorov, head of City Hall's security department and Moscow's pointman on approving rallies, Interfax reported.

[China/Hong Kong]
Transsexual marriage ruling opens door to questions of inheritance
A new twist could be thrown into the controversy over male-line inheritance rights in the New Territories by the court ruling allowing a transsexual to marry.

Samoan fa'afafine reject same sex marriage
Samoa's fa'afafine, men who are raised as girls and live as women, don't want same sex marriage to become an issue in the country.

Trans murder remains unsolved
One year after her violent shooting death on a downtown Oakland street, those who knew Brandy Martell are preparing to remember her and call attention to her killing, which hasn't been solved.

Transgender People Unite! Day of Empowerment and the Fight in Royal Oak
Michelle Fox is pissed off. As residents of Royal Oak prepare to vote on the issue of a Human Rights Ordinance in November, transgender people like Fox find themselves the target of a hateful campaign that claims that "men in dresses" will be invading women's rest rooms.

Kalamazoo Township trustees add gender identity, sexual information language to equal employment policy
The Kalamazoo Township Board of Trustees voted this week to add language to its equal opportunity employer policy.
Board members added that the township will not discriminate against gender identity, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

Transgender student muddles prom voting
A transgender teenager in central Pennsylvania running for prom king is upset because he was listed instead for prom queen.
Transgender Red Lion High student denied chance at prom king
Transphobic Principal Says Student Can’t Be Prom King

Vermont Orders Insurance Companies to End Transgender Exclusions
Transgender Law Center congratulates the state of Vermont today, as it becomes the fourth state (and DC!) to order insurance companies to end their practice of excluding medically necessary care for transgender people.

More than 50,000 attend Chilean LGBT rights march
An LGBT rights march in the Chilean capital on Saturday drew more than 50,000 people.
More Than 50,000 March In Chile For LGBT Rights

Matan a puñaladas a una transexual y detienen a su pareja y a una mujer
Se trata de Laura Aixa Xuxu Aguilar Millacahuin (32), quien cobró notoriedad pública al convertirse en la primera transexual de la provincia en obtener la partida de nacimiento y DNI de mujer, que le entregó el año pasado la propia gobernadora Fabiana Ríos.