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segunda-feira, julho 29, 2013

Criminals under law in 76 countries, UN tells LGBT people ‘you are not alone’
Amidst gruesome reports of homophobic violence and murders around the world, the United Nations has launched a Free and Equal campaign to promote LGBT rights
Free and Equal: a new global public education campaign against homophobia and transphobia
United Nations’ human rights office unveils global LGBT rights campaign

120 transexuales vascos reciben tratamiento psíquico, hormonal o quirúrgico en Osakidetza
Cruces, el hospital vasco de referencia para abordar de forma integral la disforia de género, ha realizado 25 operaciones de cambio de sexo desde 2009

Sex swap woman Paris Green faces killing rap
A WOMAN who used to be a man appeared in the dock yesterday on a murder charge.

Majority of imprisoned LGBTs kept in ‘solitary confinement’
A majority of imprisoned lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals are effectively being held in solitary confinement, and are not allowed to join activities with other prisoners, the Justice Ministry has revealed. The ministry issued a statement on the status of imprisoned LGBT people in response to questions posed by Zafer Kıraç, the chair of the Civil Society in the Penal System Association (CİSST).

Transfobic Attacks Continue in Istanbul’s Avcilar District
A transfobic attack took place on Tuesday in the neighborhood “Meis” belonging to the district called “Avcilar” in İstanbul.

Bosnia likely to outlaw incitement to hate crimes against LGBT people
The House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on Thursday adopted a bill criminalizing incitement to hate crime inclusive of gender identity and sexual orientation.

Mugabe attacks ‘gay-supporting Archbishop’ Desmond Tutu
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has directed his anger towards Archbishop Desmond Tutu, whom he urged to step down in disgrace because of his pro-gay stance.
Mugabe amenaza con decapitar a los homosexuales por ser "peores que los cerdos"
'Evil' gays are no closer to freedom in Zimbabwe
Mugabe threatens to behead homosexuals

[China/Hong Kong]
‘Hong Kong must start process to recognize acquired gender’
Equal Opportunities Commission chairman calls for law to protect against discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity

HTJ Film Festival Brings Attention Back To Tragic Transgender Teen Murder In Detroit
The Hotter Than July Film Festival drew a crowd of about 100 people to the Cass City Cinema on Thursday evening. The event was hosted by Doice John and featured gay films old and new.

Transgender Student Protected Under Federal Law
A settlement agreement this week just made navigating the difficult world of being a transgender student a little easier. In the case of alleged discrimination against a transgender student in the Arcadia Unified School District in California, officials ruled they will make changes to protect students on the basis of their gender identity and expression.

Waco city committee votes unanimously to add LGBT protections
Waco’s LGBT city employees may soon be protected from discrimination based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.

JFJ condemns mob killing of cross-dresser
Human-rights lobby group Jamaicans For Justice (JFJ) is expressing alarm at what it perceives as a quiet response to the recent killing of a cross-dresser in St James.