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quarta-feira, junho 12, 2013

Presentación Ley Integral Transexualidad
En el TSJM (Calle General Castaños, 1). Una representación de diputados y dirigentes del PSM acuden al Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Madrid para registrar un recurso contencioso administrativo contra la Consejería Sanidad exigiendo la suspensión del proceso de privatización de la sanidad pública madrileña.

Man accused of raping trans charity worker to face new trial after jury fail to reach verdict
A man accused of raping a trans woman more than 10 years ago in north London will face a second trial after the jury in his first trial were unable to reach a verdict.
Man accused of raping transsexual woman to face new trial after jury fail to reach verdict

Transgender arrests in police crackdowns and unlawful detention of the defenders of their rights in Thessaloniki, Greece
The Greek Transgender Support Association, recognized ngo for the support of the rights of the transgender community in Greece is appalled by and protests the arrests, on a daily basis, of transgender people in Thessaloniki, and the harassment of the defenders of their rights and especially the detention of their lawyer Electra Koutras.
Transgender arrests in police crackdowns and unlawful detention of defenders of their rights

De Marco in apology to Joanne Cassar, regrets PN response to transgender people
PN Deputy Leader Mario de Marco this evening apologised in Parliament for the Nationalist Party not having been sensitive enough to transgender persons and for not reacting quickly after the courts gave a different interpretation to the law on the fundamental human rights which Ms Joanne Cassar should have enjoyed.
PN 'should have been much more sensitive to Joanne Cassar'
De Marco says PN government let transgender persons down

Moscow Protest Over ‘Anti-Gay’, ‘Religious Offense’ Bills Turns Violent
Protests outside the Russian parliament building turned violent on Tuesday as clashes broke out between activists for and against two proposed bills – one restricting the "promotion" of homosexuality, the other “to protect religious believers’ feelings.”
Activists arrested as Duma votes to limit 'non-traditional sex propaganda'
Russia’s national gay gag law passes second reading
Russia's human rights ombudsman warns against consequences of bill banning 'gay propaganda'

SC orders passport change for transgenders
Nepal´s Supreme Court has ordered the government to alter passports so that transgenders no longer have to describe themselves as male or female, a court spokesman said on Tuesday, a move welcomed by rights activists.
Issue passports to LGBTs: SC to govt

BMA eliminates dress code for third-gendered citizens applying for IDs
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has announced that transgendered citizens are no longer required to dress according to their biological gender when applying for an identification card.
Dress code loosened for transgender ID photos

Federal trans bill passes Senate committee
Federal trans rights bill C-279 was adopted unamended at a Senate committee on human rights meeting June 10.

No hate motivation in Lapuz killing, Crown tells Xtra
The Crown lawyer prosecuting the alleged second-degree murder of a transgender woman in New Westminster told Xtra outside the courthouse that hate was not a motivating factor in the killing.

Ruling a disappointment
A transgender woman in Fort Smith is disappointed in losing a human rights case against a territorial cabinet minister, but is looking at the positive side of launching the complaint.

Transgender accused gets 7 years
A transgender aboriginal person has been sentenced to seven years in jail for stabbing a Vancouver man to death.

Organization to address employment and career advancement for transgender people
The Association of Transgender Professionals (ATP), a not-for-profit organization serving people with non-conforming gender expressions and identities who seek to advance their professional careers, has been endorsed by a national advisory board of voluntary leaders and allies, and will officially launch this week. Led by Executive Director Denise Norris, ATP will encourage networking and mentoring to strengthen careers and promote the next generation of leaders.
Association of Transgender Professionals (ATP) Launches: Addresses Equality & Inclusion in Workplace for Trans Employees

Lex Apologizes To Transgender Community
Lex Staley of the Lex and Terry show has issued a written apology for comments he made on the syndicated program.

The American Civil Liberties Union comes to Asheville June 20 to talk transgender rights
Many mainstream people in Asheville have a profound lack of understanding of what it means to be transgender. Consequently, transgender people commonly face a wide variety of discriminatory barriers to full equality. Transgender people sometimes face difficulties meeting their basic needs (getting a job, housing, or health care) or in having their gender identity respected (like in the simple act of going to a public restroom).

NMAA bylaw: Transgender policy is rewritten
The New Mexico Activities Association made a small but important change to its bylaws Wednesday.
Among the many things addressed in bylaw 6.1 in the NMAA’s handbook is – in so many words – a nod to the issue of transgender athletes.

Man sentenced to 30 years in killing of transgender SCC student
A man admitted Monday to stabbing and shooting a Spartanburg college student after a sexual encounter.
St. Croix man gets 30 years prison sentence for upstate killing
Man recieves 30 years after killing transgender college student

Trial underway for man accused in slaying of transgender rapper
A Milwaukee man went on trial June 10 for killing Evon Young, a 22-year-old transgender man known in the city as rapper Yung LT.

Two trans women reportedly murdered in Mexico in recent days
According to a social media post that was translated from Spanish into English, a trans woman was murdered in Monterrey, Mexico this week. Diana Martinez was shot 4 times inside the Hotel Colon by a single gunman according to a witness.