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sábado, junho 29, 2013

Briga entre travestis acaba em morte
Vítima e assassino estariam disputando um ponto de prostituição

Greece: MEPs concerned by police harassing and arresting trans women
Members of the European Parliament are worried Greek police have started to systematically harass transgender women in Athens and Thessaloniki. The police made numerous arrests in recent weeks, and detained a lawyer defending the women.
"Investigate arbitrary police harassment and detention of transgender women in Thessaloniki!" TGEU Media Statement

TGEU Stament: TGEU welcomes LGBTI Guidelines for EU foreign relations
On June 24th, EU member states agreed on the LGBTI Guidelines which are the first binding policy instructing EU diplomats how to defend human rights of LGBTI people around the globe.

Transsexual robber born a man held in Scottish jail for women
A pre-operative male-to-female transsexual is to serve a prison sentence in Scotland's only all-women prison.
Trans teen forced to carry out sentence in Scotland’s most violent prison
Revealed: Pre-op male-to-female transsexual robber sent to Scotland's only women's jail

Putin: Gay Rights Not Violated in Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated on Tuesday that the rights of sexual minorities in Russia were not being violated in any way.
Putin defiende que los homosexuales no sufren discriminación en Rusia

Transgenders get their Aadhaar
Urmila, a transgender, holds up a copy of her Aadhaar card, which identifies her as transgender and not male/female. She says this is important as in most identity documents, they are either classified as male or female.

Intersex activists celebrate world first
Tuesday’s historic vote to pass the Sex Discrimination Amendment Bill 2013 has particular significance for Australia’s intersex community—it is the first time anywhere in the world intersex people have been specifically named under anti-discrimination law.
Australia outlaws LGBT discrimination under national laws for first time

Airport apologizes to Enza after harassment complaint
The Greater Toronto Airports Authority has issued an apology to a well-known member of Toronto’s transgendered community after she complained that she was ridiculed by staff at Pearson International airport.

Transgender artists stripped of right to fly
They put on an airbourne strip show for the ages. In return, they were stripped of their right to fly commercial.
After being arrested last week for a breast-baring fracas aboard a WestJet flight from Toronto to Edmonton, Lexi Sanfino and Nina Arsenault have been banned from boarding WestJet and Air Canada flights.
The well-known transgender artists said they were denied at the gate of a returning Air Canada flight to Toronto on Monday.

Inmate claims unfair treatment at Russell County Jail
Incarcerated at the Russell County Jail for robbery, Victoria Owens' stay was far from an experience at a four star hotel. She told us that her treatment by jail staffers was worse than she could have ever imagined.

Suspect's Lawyer Claiming Self Defense In Transgender Attack
A suspect in the attack on a transgender woman in Hollywood is pleading not guilty to the charges, and his lawyer is arguing that the victim attacked first.

Transgender Woman Shot in NE
6th District officers investigating crime scene; victim transported to hospital

D.C. Drag Entertainer Beaten in Viral Video
Footage shows two women drawing blood during June 23 incident at 14th Street take-out spot

Pride Week 2013: Transgender NYers Fight Discrimination In The Workplace
Many transgender New Yorkers say it's hard to get or even keep a job just because of who they are, and in Jackson Heights, many are fighting for acceptance and better laws to protect them.

SEPTA passes no longer come with controversial 'M' and 'F' gender stickers
For the first time in decades, SEPTA TransPasses and TrailPasses will lack a controversial element: those "M" and "F" stickers identifying the gender of the person who bought them.

Victims of the night: Stories from the streets
Two names regularly bring forth tears and anger in the Philadelphia LGBT community: Nizah Morris and Stacey Blahnik.

Eri Is Ready: A Mormon Woman On Being Transgendered And Getting A Sex Change
Eri Hayward (pronounced “Eddy”) is transgendered. She lives in the conservative Utah Valley where she is a regular guest speaker at both Brigham Young University (BYU) and Utah Valley University (UVU) about being a transgendered Mormon woman, how to reconcile religion and personal beliefs and experiences.