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domingo, junho 30, 2013

The Oxford English Dictionary And Microsoft Office Will Officially Recognize “Transphobia”
Following an online petition that garnered over 9,000 signatures, The Oxford English Dictionary and Microsoft Office Dictionary have announced that they will include the word “transphobia” in the 2013 editions of both.

Invitation: Press Launch of Legal Recognition of Gender Bill
On Thursday 27 June, Senator Katherine Zappone introduced the Legal Recognition of Gender Bill 2013 in the Seanad.

Dozens Held at LGBT Rally in Russia's St.Petersburg
A sanctioned gay pride gathering in St. Petersburg on Saturday ended in the detention of demonstrators and violent scuffles between police and anti-gay campaigners.
Dozens Arrested at Gay Pride Rally in Russia

Rectify 'mistake' in assigning No 9 to transgenders: Karuna
Concerned over reports of transgenders being assigned No 9 in the ongoing Sixth Economic Census forms, DMK president M Karunanidhi today demanded that steps be taken to rectify the 'mistake' since the number is locally used to make fun of the members of the community.

In China, LGBT citizens seek acceptance
In a victory for same-sex marriage supporters, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in a 5-to-4 decision. The law had denied federal recognition to same-sex couples. On the other side of the world, in China, the fight for gay rights is making progress.

Chinese agency signs first foreign trans actress
Thai actress Rose officially starts career in the Chinese entertainment industry after box office success

Transgender washroom debate hits Hamilton high school
Should an 18-year-old male be allowed to use the female washroom at his high school graduation dance?
And what if that male is transgendered and identifies as androgynous?

Trans Women Battle Rising Rates of HIV Infections
Transgender women are 49 times more likely to have HIV compared to other populations. That makes them one of, if not the fastest, growing population of HIV-positive people in the country. Both facts are virtually unknown to the American public. The reason? Transgender women have been mostly left out of the HIV narrative.

Man charged in Los Angeles transgender attack
A 21-year-old Los Angeles man has been charged in the violent attack on a transgender woman in Hollywood last month.

Colorado Civil Rights Division Rules in Favor of Transgender Student
The state of Colorado has ruled in favor of Coy Mathis, a 6-year-old transgender girl who was blocked from using the girls’ bathroom at school.

Police Seek Suspects in Shooting of Transgendered Woman
District police are looking for two people in connection with an attack on a transgendered woman who was shot in the 500 block of Eastern Avenue Thursday.
Suspects Wanted After Assault on Transgender Woman in DC

D.C. Police investigating attacks against gay and transgender victims
D.C. police are investigating four recent attacks — including a homicide — involving gay or transgender victims, although authorities have not classified any as hate crimes.
Three recent attacks concern D.C. transgender community
Shooting, stabbing of trans women sparks meeting

Plea deal denied in 'Fix-a-Flat' case
A judge denied the plea deal for two people accused of injecting women's bottoms with "Fix-a-Flat."

LGBT Dems leader: Trans woman should join men’s auxiliary
A local transgender, Democratic Party activist is alleging that a fellow LGBT leader in the party told her she should join a men’s auxiliary group instead of receiving full membership in a local party women’s caucus.

Fight for Transgender Rights in NY Continues After Senate Fails to Take Up GENDA
he New York State Senate closed its session last week without taking up the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act, which would have added protections for transgender and gender non-conforming New Yorkers in the area of employment, housing, public accommodations, and hate crimes.

Seattle Hosts First Transgender Pride Event In 16 Years
During Pride weekend, Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood will host a march and party specifically for transgender people - the T in LGBT.

Man convicted for killing of Evon Young
Ashanti Mcalister has been convicted in the January killing of rapper Evon Young, according to the Journal Sentinel.
Mcalister is one of five men charged with the murder of Young, a killing apparently motivated by a gang.
Jury convicts man in killing of transgender rapper in Milwaukee
Ashanti Mcalister found guilty in murder of Evon Young
Teen convicted in gang killing of Milwaukee rapper Evon Young
Mcalister found guilty in death of Evon Young

Drag queens bitch fight after wrong winner named at pageant
Claws came out and wigs went flying as a Peru beauty contest runner-up attacks the mistakenly crowned winner