Travesti dá queixa na polícia por agressão após usar banheiro em clube
Riany Rodrigues Sabara, travesti de 20 anos, que trabalha como agente de prevenção, afirma que foi proibida de usar o banheiro feminino do Clube do Sindicato dos Metalúrgicos de Piracicaba (SP), na madrugada deste domingo (25), durante baile que acontecia no local. Um boletim de ocorrência foi registrado e Riany disse ter sido agredida fisicamente e verbalmente pelos seguranças do local. Ela afirmou ainda que foi expulsa do estabelecimento com a mãe e, por isso, procurou a polícia. O sindicato negou que tenham ocorrido agressões e discriminação.
‘Hold Putin to account at G20 and Council of Europe’, MEPs say
Members of the European Parliament are calling on EU leaders and the Council of Europe to denounce Russia’s increasingly forceful crackdown against minorities.
Italian judges increasingly accept non-sterilization for legal gender reassignment
Italy does not have a clear case-law with regard to legal gender reassignment when it comes to sterilisation and surgery.
Interview: Pakistani Transgender Activist Looks to 'New Dawn' of Rights, Dignity
Gender identity and transgender issues have come under a renewed focus around the world recently, with a "third gender" option on birth certificates in Germany, Bradley Manning's announcement of his female identity and the fatal beating of a transgender woman in New York City.
In Pakistan, meanwhile, the transgender community has won some victories in obtaining basic civil rights this year.
University of Alberta creates ‘all-gender’ restrooms for transgender students
Although the University of Alberta already has unisex restrooms on campus, the university has agreed to create "all-gender washrooms" for transgender students.
U of A adds all-gender washrooms
CNN Has No Excuse For Continuing To Call Chelsea Manning A Man
Major news organizations have honored Chelsea Manning’s – formerly known as Bradley Manning – explicit request to be identified as a woman, but CNN continues to make excuses for misgendering Manning in its news coverage.
Frankfort passes fairness ordinance with 3-2 vote
Kentucky's capital became the fifth city in the state to adopt an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations based on sexual orientation.
California transgender law leaves CMU students hopeful for change
After California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the School Success and Opportunity Act, Central Michigan University sophomore Kai Niezgoda felt hopeful the transgender movement could take the national stage.
Bureau of Labor and Industries orders North Portland bar owner to pay $400,000 to cross-dressers
The Bureau of Labor and Industries has ordered a North Portland bar owner to pay $400,000 to a group of cross-dressers he banned from his club last year, the agency said Thursday.
Bar fined $400K for keeping transgenders away
Kyra Cordova remembered, one year later
While this Labor Day weekend will mark a symbolic end to the summer, it will also represent another more somber milestone for the local LGBT community.
Transgender inmate files federal lawsuit
Gene L. Dickerson, a transgender state inmate, has filed a lawsuit in federal court, citing unsafe living conditions relating to her transgender status.
Dickerson, 39, is incarcerated at the state prison in Dallas, Pa.
Controversy over non-discrimination ordinance grows over restroom debate
Another turn of events in the controversial proposed changes to the non-discrimination ordinance. This time, the transgender community is concerned about using the restroom.
Mais de 70 pessoas acompanhadas em dois anos para mudar de sexo
Unidade especializada que funciona no Hospital de Coimbra desde Setembro de 2011 tem 68 processos. Em Lisboa, num hospital privado fizeram-se este ano duas mudanças de sexo e há mais três planeadas.
Neste post vou-me dedicar a reflectir sobre algo de que se começou a falar muito do outro lado do oceano, e que já vai dando os seus sinais também aqui pelo velho continente: transmisoginia.
Gay rights group protests murder of Jamaican trans teen
London rally held outside Jamaican High Commission in memory of murdered LGBT teen
London vigil takes place today for Jamaican trans teenager Dwayne Jones
Al-Qaeda suspects kill 'gay' man in Yemen: Security sources
Suspected Al-Qaeda gunmen on Thursday shot dead a Yemeni man because they believed he was a homosexual, a security official told AFP.
EC to transgenders: We want you to vote in the assembly polls
The Delhi Election Commission is organising special registration camps to enlist voters from marginalised groups such as the transgender community and homeless people for the coming Assembly elections.
Colonel Pritzker comes out as trans
Her foundation has supported major transgender causes in recent years, and now Colonel J.N. Pritzker has publicly indicated that she identifies as transgender.
Trans Media Watch criticise Fox News for mocking Chelsea Manning with Aerosmith track
Fox News has been accused of transphobia after it decided to play the Aerosmith track “Dude Looks Like A Lady” in an item about Chelsea Manning.
Mich. town approves LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance
Another southwestern Michigan community has approved an LGBT-inclusive ordinance that would ban discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices.
Shouting Disrupts Vigil For Murdered Transgender Woman Islan Nettles
On Tuesday night, hundreds turned out for a vigil in honor of Islan Nettles, a 21-year-old transgender woman who died after an attack just blocks from the park where family, friends and LGBT advocates gathered in her memory.
Harlem vigil for transgender victim of hate slay
Vigil for Slain Transwoman Islan Nettles Held in Harlem
Funeral Held For Transgender Woman Beaten To Death In Alleged Hate Crime
Beaten Transgender Woman Laid to Rest in Veil-Draped Open Casket
Trans restroom exclusion added to San Antonio nondiscrimination ordinance
A new draft of San Antonio’s proposed nondiscrimination ordinance released Tuesday lists restroom use for transgender people under its exemptions.
Hundreds brave heat to weigh in on city's proposed non-discrimination ordinance
Transgenders Yank Support for Anti Discrimination Proposal Over Bathroom Issue
Council chamber fills for meeting on non-discrimination ordinance
Bernal revises anti-discrimination proposal
Judge: Transgender inmate has right to evaluation
A transgender Virginia inmate is one step closer to getting the state to pay for her sex-change operation behind bars.
Inmate one step closer to getting Virginia to shell out $20k for her sex-change operation
Transsexual inmate to be examined by gender specialist
Federal judge grants Virginia inmate request for evaluation in lifelong quest for a sex change
Judge rules that trans prisoner should be given assessment for gender reassignment
Travesti é esfaqueada por não aceitar consumir drogas com cliente
Vítima teve as duas mãos cortadas e o pulmão perfurado.
Uma travesti identificada como Amanda, de 24 anos, marcou um programa com um cliente em casa na madrugada desta quarta-feira (28) e foi esfaqueada por não aceitar consumir drogas.
Travesti é encontrada morta no bairro Betânia, Região Oeste de BH
Corpo estava com ferimentos na cabeça. E foi achado embaixo de carroceria.
Uma travesti, idade não divulgada, foi encontrada morta nesta quarta-feira (28), na Avenida Tereza Cristina, no bairro Betânia, na Região Oeste de Belo Horizonte. A Polícia Militar (PM) informou que o corpo foi achado com ferimentos na cabeça e estava embaixo da carroceria de um caminhão.
Travesti é encontrada morta debaixo de carroceria de caminhão no bairro Betânia
Corpo de Um Homemsexual é encontrado em estado de decomposição em Lago Açu
É comum se ver no município de Conceição do Lago Açu este tipo de cena, já passa de 40 assassinatos em pouco mais de 4 anos, é comum o grande índice de violência pelo município.
Trans de SP não precisam mais esperar cirurgia para mudarem seu sexo em documentos
Transexuais do Estado de São Paulo não precisam mais esperar pela cirurgia de readequação sexual para mudarem o sexo em seus documentos. Este é o entendimento do desembargador Maia da Cunha, da 4ª Câmara de Direito Privado do Tribunal de Justiça de São Paulo, que autorizou a mudança do registro do sexo antes da cirurgia.
Celebrity Big Brother 2013 star Lauren Harries defends transgender women: ‘We’re not all like Hayley Cropper from Corrie’
Lauren Harries has revealed she signed up to Celebrity Big Brother because she’s sick of Hayley Cropper from Coronation Street setting the transgender example.
Liverpool Community Health launch first trans support health service in Merseyside
Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust have launched their new Trans Support Service, the first of its kind in Merseyside.
The service will support transsexual, transgender and gender non-conforming people by listening to them, providing them with information about their available options and empowering them to move forward with their lives.
York Pride honours memory of transgender singer Chrisie Edkins in charity fundraiser
A donation has been made to the Beaumont Society in memory of a popular transgender singer and entertainer.
Police investigating after ‘transsexual’ man denied access to women’s washroom
An 18-year-old “transsexual” man in Edinburgh is filing hate crime charges against a shopping centre guard after being told that he could not use women’s lavatories.
Poland’s trans MP Anna Grodzka: ‘I’ve had numerous death threats’
One of the world's only openly trans politicians has spoken about being the target of many Polish neo-Nazi extremist groups
Transgender Murders 50 Percent Higher Than Gays, Lesbians In July
Transgender murders in North and South America in July occurred at a rate almost 50 percent higher than that of gays and lesbians according to a new study.
Local activist announces candidacy for deputy mayor
A local woman has re-entered the St. John’s municipal election race after withdrawing because she had no one to nominate her.
Army to Bradley Manning: No, we won’t pay for your sex change procedures
The U.S. Armed Forces will not be paying for Bradley Manning to alter his body to match his new, female persona, according to a Pentagon spokesman.
Fox & Friends: "Don't Be Deceived" By News Outlets Calling Chelsea Manning A Woman
Fox News: ‘Don’t be decieved’ by trans US WikiLeaks soldier Chelsea Manning
Now Fox News Is Mocking Chelsea Manning With Music
CNN Commentator: Chelsea Manning Will Get 'Good Practice' Being Female in Prison
AP and NYT Will Refer to Manning as 'Chelsea'
Chelsea Manning Considered Gender Transition Long Before Announcement
American Apparel issues open call for transgender models
Calling all 'transexy' models: American Apparel wants you! The controversial fashion brand, lauded for supporting LGBT rights, posted the notice on Instagram, asking interested models to visit its Chelsea store in NYC.
US billionaire comes out as transgender
Jennifer Pritzker, formerly known as James Pritzker, an heir to a multi-billion dollar fortune, has come out as transgender in the first instance of such a high wealth individual coming out as trans
Million-dollar warrant issued for suspect in killing of transgender actress
A million-dollar warrant has been issued for the capture of the man suspected in the beating death of transgender actress Domonique Newburn, 31, of Fontana.
Transgender Nursing Student Told To Use Restroom In 'Storage Area'
A nursing student attending Pinellas Technical Education Centers (PTEC) in Largo, Florida was told to use a restroom located in a “storage area” after officials learned she is transgender.
Vigil Held For Transgender Woman Killed In Possible Bias Attack
Police say a grand jury could upgrade the charges against a man being held in a possible bias attack, and a community held a vigil Tuesday to mourn the transgender woman killed. NY1's Michael Herzenberg filed the following report.
Slain Trangender Woman Remembered by Family and LGBT Groups at Harlem Vigil
Hundreds come out to remember murdered transgender woman
Hundreds Rally in Harlem After Beating Death of Transgender Woman
Call For Action In Wake Of Transgender Woman’s Beating Death
Harlem vigil for transgender woman fatally beaten
Trans woman prisoner serving 73 year sentence appeals to be given gender reassignment
A trans woman in the US state of Virginia who has been served a 73-year prison sentence is expecting a decision from a judge on whether she will be allowed evaluation to be given gender reassignment surgery.
Pareja transexual: serán padres y buscan trabajo
La búsqueda de trabajo es la principal motivación que tienen para todo lo que hacen hoy por hoy Alexis Taborda y Karen Evangelina Bruselario, los dos jóvenes de la ciudad de Victoria que el próximo 29 de noviembre celebrarán la primera unión civil de una pareja transexual de Entre Ríos, y en la que el hombre es el primer transexual embarazado del país. Ambos constituyeron la participación que generó mayor interés entre los televidentes del programa que conduce Susana Giménez los lunes desde la pantalla de Telefé de Buenos Aires.
Nicole González Beamonte: La primera transexual reconocida por la Universidad Católica
Nicole González Beamonte vivió gran parte de su vida como hombre. Estudió, se graduó en la secundaria, carrera que le reportó cuatro años “porque a uno lo cursé como alumno libre”, y luego estudió abogacía, carrera que terminó con un promedio de 9, a los 22 años. Se hizo famosa por haber tenido un altercado con Max Urtizberea en el 2008, y ahí fue convocada por varios medios de comunicación.
More Than 35 LGBT People Murdered In The Americas In July
The human rights arm of the Organization of American States sounds the alarm over a widespread pattern of hate crimes in its 35 member countries.
IACHR expresses concern about violence and discrimination against LGTBI persons, particularly youth, in the Americas
Father-of-two is pub’s new landlady
A tough tackling former footballer has taken over running a village pub - but you would be forgiven for not recognising him behind the bar.
Police probe guard for barring trans man from female toilets
Police have started a hate crime investigation after a security guard prevented a transsexual man from using the female toilets in an Edinburgh shopping centre.
Police have arrested three Kuwaiti transvestites and referred them to the Criminal Investigation Department, reports Al- Shahed daily. A police source said the suspects were arrested at a police checkpoint for unruly behavior and wearing women’s clothes and makeup.
The 'invisible democrats' of Pakistan
“Our problem is that no one listens to us. That is our only problem.”
These are the words of just one of Pakistan’s ‘invisible democrats’ — the transgender community that has remained largely unrepresented, exploited, ignored and looked down upon in society.
Plans afoot to help transgenders join mainstream
In a move widening inclusive policymaking, plans are afoot to draft policies to help transgenders join the mainstream.
In a first, Aadhar recognises 1,600 transgender persons
Transgender been recognised as a separate category under the head of gender, with 1,600 of them getting an Aadhar card (unique identification) in the city.
This is probably the first time that an identity card clearly marks their identity as that of a transgender.
A mixed fortune
Despite ongoing harassment from hard-liners, members of Jakarta’s trans sex-worker community are fighting for their rights in a modern Indonesia
Transgender activist poised to run for deputy mayor in St. John's
It looks like there will be a race for the deputy mayor's job in St. John's after all.
Transgender activist Jennifer McCreath filed nomination papers on Tuesday.
Manning’s request reveals LGBT movement is ‘utterly insane’
If the Army stays true to form, Bradley Manning - the Army private convicted last month of espionage - won't get his wish to become “Chelsea” Manning at Fort Leavenworth.
Carney ducks questions on Manning, bisexual roundtable
Manning lawyer gives more details on gender change
Associated Press issues reporting memo for Chelsea E Manning stories
Bradley Manning ratchets hormone fight, as pressure builds to call him a ‘her’
MSNBC Guest: We Shouldn't "Coddle" Chelsea Manning With Hormone Therapy
American Apparel searches for transgender models
Clothing brand American Apparel were searching for transgender models in New York over the weekend with tryouts at its Chelsea store
Backlash against Transgender Bathroom Bill Continues
505,000 signatures in 78 days: that’s what the group Privacy for All Students needs to acquire to get a referendum on the ballot as they try and overturn AB 1266.
The law allows transgender students to choose which bathroom they want to use, or which sporting team they want to play on.
Transgender Student Protections Are 'Anarchy And Madness', Says FOX News: VIDEO
$1-million warrant issued for alleged killer of transgender woman
Authorities have issued a $1-million arrest warrant for a San Bernardino man suspected of killing a transgender woman in Fontana last week.
Detectives are continuing to search for Dantjier Domenick Powell, who they said may have fled the state by bus with his girlfriend, 25-year-old Jaime Nicole Cotton of Highland.
ACLU Backs Trans Nursing Student Told to Use Bathroom In Storage Closet
A technical school in Clearwater, Fla., violated Title IX of the Civil Rights Act when it ordered a nursing student to use a separate bathroom because she is transgender, says the ACLU.
Transgender student denied access to bathroom, told to use storage closet
FL transgender student at odds over restroom use
Christian conservatives rally at Miami-Dade County Hall against gender identity non-discrimination law
About two-dozen men, women and children came to Miami-Dade County Hall on Monday seeking to keep dead a proposal that would ban discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression.
Mother of man cops say beat transgendered woman to death tried to get son's friend to take blame for savage attack
The mom of the thug who savagely beat a transgender woman to death tried to pin the crime on one of his friends, law-enforcement sources said yesterday.
“She brought this innocent kid in to the [32nd] Precinct [in Harlem] and he confessed,” saying he was too drunk to remember the crime, said one source.
Harlem vigil Tuesday for transgender woman fatally beaten
Judge promises prompt ruling for Va. inmate seeking sex change operation
A transsexual Virginia prison inmate should find out this week whether she will be evaluated for sex-change surgery.
U.S. District Judge James Turk told lawyers for Ophelia De’lonta he would rule promptly.
Ophelia De'Lonta hearing in inmate sex change case
Transgender Inmate Case In Federal Court
Judge mulling female prisoner's sex change request
Judge deliberating on state-paid surgery for transgender inmate
Transgender Woman Lives In Constant Danger After Being Deported To Mexico
Deborah Alvarez first arrived to the U.S. when she was 13, where she lived for 17 years. Deported for a low-level crime — prostitution solicitation — in 2005, she was forced to return to a country that she feels threatened in because she is transgender.
Homosexuales y trans, víctimas de crÍmenes de odio en RD
Organizaciones de Derechos Humanos registran al menos 25 personas homosexuales y trans (travestis y trangéneros) asesinadas en el país desde 2006, aunque solo conocen de un caso en que el criminal ha sido sometido a la justicia y condenado.
Susana Giménez entrevistó en el living de su programa al primer transexual embarazado
La diva recibió a la pareja formada por Karen y Alexis, quienes están esperando a su primera hija. Se llamará Génesis Angelina y nacerá por cesárea. Tienen pensado casarse en noviembre.
El mapa del horror
Mientras la flamante “Ley contra la propaganda homosexual” rusa continúa despertando la indignación de la comunidad global, un informe alarma sobre cierto estado de hecho deplorable. A saber: en 76 países del mundo, ser gay es ilegal.
Travesti pede para cantar em culto evangélico e tira aplausos de fiéis da Assembleia de Deus
Em um vídeo que está circulando nas redes sociais desde o último sábado, 24 de agosto, uma travesti entra em um culto da Assembleia de Deus, possivelmente na Pavuna, Rio de Janeiro, e arrasa no microfone cantando em louvor a Deus.
Hate crime to be introduced into the Criminal Code of Federation of BiH
Parliament of FBiH adopted the proposition of hate crime definition of the Coalition for combat against hate speech and hate crime
Born free - but not to be transgender
The warm winter sun hits her white braids, her glistening big red lips stand out as she glides across the busy street where hawkers sell their wares, taxis swoosh by in their dozens and hundreds of students mill around taking their lunch break.
Sex workers, transgenders largely ignorant of scheme benefits, reveals study
The first ever study undertaken on sex workers and transgenders’ access to various government welfare schemes in East Godavari district revealed that there is a deep rooted prejudice against the community and the resultant stigma and discrimination coupled with the community’s own lack of knowledge are key bottlenecks in accessing the benefits of welfare schemes.
Vietnam's Next Top Model has to explain about transgender contestants
The Performing Arts Agency has asked the organizers of the Vietnam's Next Top Model 2013 to explain about the participation of transgender contestants, which is a violation to the contest’s rules.
Transgender People Being Murdered At A Rate Almost 50 Percent Higher Than Lesbians And Gays
Transgender people were murdered last month at a rate that is almost 50 percent higher than the murders of lesbian and gay people. From Canada to the United States to Central and South America, in the month of July alone, 23 transgender people and 16 gay men and lesbian women — a total of 39 people — were murdered, according to a study from the Organization of American States.
Chelsea Manning: what kind of treatment can she expect in jail?
The military prison where Chelsea Manning is beginning her 35-year sentence for espionage has made it clear it will not provide the hormone therapy she is seeking. How difficult is life for transgender people behind bars?
Will Manning be treated as a woman in prison?
Manning shines spotlight on transgender issues
Fmr. Army col.: Chelsea Manning should be jailed with men
Transgender Navy SEAL Kristin Beck describes Chelsea Manning as a 'traitor'
Fox's Jon Scott: Properly Gendering Chelsea Manning Is "Political Correctness Gone Amok"
News Outlets' Misgendering Of Private Manning Draws Criticism
NPR Issues New Guidance On Manning's Gender Identity
New Army Fight Likely as Chelsea Manning Comes Out
Billionaire Philanthropist Comes Out as Transgender
Col. James Pritzker, who has endowed a study on transgender people in the military, announced she identifies as a woman and will now be known as Jennifer Natalya Pritzker.
Dad begs son to surrender in transgender Web reality star’s death
Dantjier Powell dated Domonique Newburn for years before cops discovered the 'Hollywood Houseboys' star murdered in her Fontana, Calif., apartment. Loueadry Powell pleaded with his boy to turn himself in.
Citing fatal assault of transgender woman, pols push for GENDA
The deadly assault of a transgender woman in Harlem last weekend has some New York political figures up in arms, calling for the passage of a state law that has been consistently tabled over the last several years.
Virginia inmate seeking sex-change to get hearing Monday
The 53-year-old inmate, born a male, wants to receive sex-reassignment surgery at state expense.
Federal court hearing set in Virginia inmate's lifelong quest for a sex change
Mexican Transgender Women Deported to Life of Peril
Mexico is one of the world's most dangerous places to be transgender. But as lawmakers try to change that, transgender women who are deported confront a social backlash that makes their homeland more fearful than ever. The first of four stories.
Agreden salvajemente a Diana Sacayán
En la madrugada del 10 de agosto, la activista trans y candidata a ser miembro de conducción de la Unión de Trabajadores de Prensa de Buenos Aires (UTPBA) por la lista Celeste y Blanca, Diana Sacayán, fue salvajemente agredida por un individuo en la Estación de Laferrere y abandonada luego por las fuerzas de seguridad. Motivo de la golpiza recibida, Sacayán tuvo que someterse a una intervención y actualmente se encuentra bajo supervisión psicológica.
Repudiamos las brutales agresiones contra Diana Sacayán
Una trans en un cuerpo de varones
Angeles Beatriz Alvarez entró a Bomberos Zapadores siendo varón. De día se calzaba el uniforme y de noche se maquillaba, se vestía de mujer y subía como transformista a un escenario. Angeles es bombera de la policía de la provincia de Santa Fe y travesti. Es una de las principales responsables de que el cuerpo de bomberos incluya hoy a muchas mujeres voluntarias. También es una de las apercibidas por denunciar, a raíz de la tragedia de Rosario, situaciones precarias y falta de materiales.
Travesti com rosto desfigurado é encontrado morto em Valadares
De acordo com a Polícia Civil, a vítima tem entre 35 e 40 anos.
Ainda não há informações sobre a motivação do crime.
Travesti é morta a pedradas em ponto de prostituição no bairro Cidade Industrial em Contagem
Local do crime é conhecido na cidade como ponto de prostituição, frequentado constantemente por travestis e homossexuais; autoria e motivação ainda são desconhecidas
Uma travesti foi assassinada a pedradas, na noite de ontem, no bairro Cidade Industrial, em Contagem, na região metropolitana de Belo Horizonte.
¿Cómo y cuándo hay que operar a un transexual?
El proceso es complejo, dura toda la vida y tiene que ser supervisado
Consiste en una terapia hormonal que tiene que ser controlada médicamente
Además, va acompañado de una serie de intervenciones quirúrgicas
« Nous, les intersexes, voulons qu’on laisse nos corps tranquilles »
Vincent Guillot est à l’origine du mouvement Intersexe en francophonie et porte-parole de l’Organisation internationale des intersexes (OII). Il nous a écrit à la suite de l’article « Allemagne : ni féminin, ni masculin, le troisième genre bientôt reconnu » afin de nous prévenir qu’une interprétation rapide nous avait laissé penser qu’il s’agissait d’une victoire alors que pour lui et une partie du mouvement Intersexe, cette nouvelle loi est au contraire une défaite.
26.08.13 Transgender Roman Sorokin has asked for the political asylum in France
As the press service of the Association of Russian Lawyers for Human Rights reports, transgender Roman Sorokin asked for the political asylum in France.
As Roman Sorokin said, he had got information about the initiation of a criminal case against him in Russia during a meeting of LGBT activists abroad, also Roman Sorokin found out from mass-media about the illegal search in the house of his lawyer Evgeny Arkhipov August 19, 2013 with the participation of the FSB of Russia. Roman Sorokin considers, that the illegal search related to the protection of the rights of Roman Sorokin and LGBT-people.
New Zealand isn’t ready for a gay prime minister, says trans MP Georgina Beyer
Politicians and public figures weigh in on gay MP Grant Robertson’s announcement that he will run for leader of the Labour Party, making him a strong candidate as the country’s PM
Gay prime minister may be 'a step too far'
For transgender prisoners, hormones seen as matter of life and death
Self-castration, suicide and waves of desperation are byproducts of the denial of sex hormones to inmates yearning to switch genders, advocates say.
Billionaire Supporting Trans Military Personnel Comes Out As Transgender
The billionaire who gave $1.35 million to study the ability of transgender people to serve openly in the military has come out as transgender. Jennifer Natalya Pritzker announced in a memo to employees of the Pritzker Military Library and Tawani Enterprises, a private investment firm, that she had legally changed her name from James.
Bathroom wars: Transgenders get flushed
A well-organized coalition of pro-family and civic organizations in Miami-Dade soundly defeated a measure that would have given transsexuals access to public restrooms and locker rooms used by the opposite sex.
Transgender star of Web reality series found murdered in California home: cops
Domonique Newburn, 31, had recently finished filming new footage for 'Hollywood Houseboys,' producer says.
Father of Murder Suspect: ‘Just Turn Yourself In’
Man facing possible murder charges after transgender woman dies from savage beating
A man is facing possible murder charges after he savagely beat a transgendered woman into a coma before she was finally taken off life support yesterday, police sources said.
Transgender Woman's Death Ruled Homicide, Being Investigated As Hate Crime
Murdered NYC Transgender Woman Was Beaten In Front Of NYPD Police Station (Video)
Islan Nettles: Transgender woman brutally beaten in New York is investigated as a hate crime
Transgender Woman’s Death May Have Happened After Come-on Gone Wrong
Transgender Woman Murdered in New York City
New York activists plan rally for transgender woman who died from head injuries in a hate crime
Transgender Harlem woman dies days after being assaulted in possible hate crime attack
Breaking: New Audio Reveals San Antonio Councilwoman Attacking Transgender Woman’s Marriage
San Antonio, Texas councilwoman Elisa Chan has refused to apologize or retract the comments she made during a secretly recorded staff strategy meeting designed to map out her opposition to a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance. Chan, who can be heard in the original audio calling gay and transgender people “disgusting,” has defended her comments as her “First Amendment right.” She also refused to recuse herself from voting on the ordinance, which would add LGBT people and veterans to the city’s list of protected non-discrimination classes of people.
Transgénero, transexual, travesti: conoce sus diferencias
Seguramente has oído hablar de esta variedad de términos que parecen signifcar lo mismo pero no. Descubre la diferencia entre transgéro, transexual y travesti
How do people who change gender choose a name?
Bradley Manning wants to begin hormone therapy and live as a woman named Chelsea. So how do people who change gender go about finding a name that's right, asks Tom Geoghegan.
Travesti é encontrado morto em matagal no JK III
Ernandes Venturini de Sousa estava com várias perfurações na região do pescoço e com o rosto desfigurado
Qual a relação entre as travestis e Jean Paul Sartre, Aristóteles e Husserl?
Influenciada pelo pensamento essencialista e finalista, as questões de gênero foram sendo construídas pelas normas religiosas, médicas, políticas e jurídicas. Portanto, o raciocínio estabelecido foi o seguinte: aquele que é definido como homem biológico foi feito com um pênis. Depois foi dotado de uma “essência masculina”. Sua finalidade é buscar uma mulher biológica que foi feita com uma vagina e dotada de uma “essência feminina”. A partir desse encontro, os dois estabelecerão uma relação complementar e serão os responsáveis pela perpetuação da espécie humana.
Investigation underway after pre-op transgender woman is told she can't use ladies toilet at shopping centre
River Song, 18, alleged that a security guard at the St James Centre told asked her if she had a sex change and asked to see ID.
Police have begun a hate crime investigation after a woman waiting for a sex change said she was barred from a ladies’ toilet.
River Song, 18, claimed a security guard at a shopping centre told her: “You are a male and always will be.”
Police investigation launched as trans woman barred from female toilets in shopping centre
Sexual minorities stage rally in Capital to demand rights
About 1,000 gays, lesbians, transgender people and their supporters, many dressed in colourful clothes and holding banners, marched through Kathmandu today to celebrate and demand rights for their community, in what has become an annual festival.
Transgenders a separate class, Centre tells SC
In a significant statement, the Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the transgenders are treated as a recognised class in the country and are provided all the basic rights including right to vote and marry.
US Wikileaks soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning: I will live out the rest of my life as a woman
The US soldier who was yesterday sentenced to 35 years in prison for her involvement in leaking large numbers of secret documents to Wikileaks, formerly known as Bradley Manning, has now revealed she will live out the rest of her life as a woman, and wishes to be referred to as Chelsea E Manning.
Life as a Transgender Woman in a Military Prison: What's Ahead for Chelsea Manning
Will Manning case harm effort to lift trans military ban?
Transgendered SEAL Team 6er Issues Scathing Response To 'Chelsea' Manning
Transgendered retired SEAL decries Manning's gender excuse
National Center for Transgender Equality on Pvt. Manning
With Manning’s move, transgender issues claim national spotlight
Chelsea Manning's case puts focus on transgender rights in prisons
Transgender Americans Struggle For Coverage As U.S. Lags 'Far Behind' Even Iran
In one regard, many transgender Americans face the same plight as Chelsea Manning -- their health insurer won't cover the costly procedures associated with transitioning genders
'Might as well just die': Transgender prisoners go to extremes for sex change
Fontana police identify suspect in slaying of transgender woman who was YouTube reality star
Police have identified a suspect in the slaying of a transgender woman who was found dead in her Fontana apartment.
UPDATE: Police identify suspect in murder of Fontana resident Domonique Newburn
Teen Sought in Murder of Transgender Woman in Fontana
'Trans-inclusive human rights ordinance' defeated in Florida county
A pro-family group in Florida has proven homosexual activists can be defeated, this time on the issue of “transgender rights.”
Mass. inmate sex-change ruling praised, condemned
A ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide sex-reassignment surgery to an inmate is being praised by advocates as important recognition that the surgery is a legitimate treatment for gender-identity disorder, even as critics including Sen. Scott Brown call it "an outrageous abuse of taxpayer dollars."
Transgender Woman Dies After Beating in Harlem, Cops Say
A transgender woman who was savagely beaten over the weekend by a man shouting homophobic slurs in Harlem died of her injuries on Thursday in what police are investigating as a hate crime, authorities said.
Transgender Woman Dies After Assault in Harlem: Police
Transgender woman dies after brutal beating in Harlem
Killing of Transgender Woman Shocks Harlem Community
Harlem Transgender Woman Dies After Saturday Attack
Sheila Veríssimo (ES) é coroada Miss Gay Brasil 2013
A cidade de Juiz de Fora, em Minas Gerais, recebeu a 36ª edição do concurso Miss Brasil Gay no último sábado 17. Realizada no Cine-Theatro, a tradicional competição de beleza consagrou Sheila Veríssimo, do Espírito Santo, como a mais bela do ano deste ano. A representante capixaba levou o 1º lugar no desfile de traje gala e 2º no de traje típico. Jessika Villalon, do Distrito Federal, ficou entre as doze primeiras, o chamado Top 12.
Convict who had sex change surgery on the NHS while in jail says: 'I deserved £20k op'
Convicted burglar Jasmine Goode - previously a man called Darren - said being trasngender was as life threatening as cancer
'NHS wastes money on terminal cancer patients but I’ve got years to live': Transgender jailbird justifies £20,000 sex change that you paid for
London vigil for murdered Jamaican trans teenager
A vigil will be held next week at the Jamaican Embassy in London in memory of transgender teenager Dwayne Jones.
London rally planned to protest brutal murder of Jamaican trans teen
Russia defends anti-gay law in letter to IOC
The Russian government assured the IOC on Thursday it will not discriminate against homosexuals during the Sochi Olympics, while defending the law against gay "propaganda" that has provoked an international backlash.
Rusia defiende ley antigay en carta al COI
UN urges govt to respect transgender rights
A representative from the United Nations has called on the Malaysian government to respect the rights of the transgender community.
Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison
US Wikileaks soldier was found guilty of 20 crimes, including six violations of the Espionage Act, under Obama's crackdown of media leaks
Bradley Manning wants to live as a woman named Chelsea
«Je m’appelle Chelsea Manning. Je suis une femme.»
Manning Receives 35-Year Sentence for Leaking Secrets
WATCH: WikiLeaks Source Comes Out as Transgender
WikiLeaks source Manning: 'I am female'
Pfc. Manning: I want to live as a woman
Scarce Transgender Care Options for Manning
Schools prepare for transgender law
Santa Monica High senior Ruhi Bhalla remembers how she and a couple of students from the Gay Straight Alliance went to the state capitol to lobby for a bill that would give transgender students in California public schools equal opportunities and access to programs.
Candlelight vigil held for slain Fontana transgendered woman
More than 40 people from the Inland Empire came together Wednesday night to hold a candlelight vigil at a place where just 24 hours earlier several law enforcement detectives were investigating the slaying of a transgendered woman.
Transgender woman who appeared in online reality series found murdered
Vigil Held In Fontana For Transgendered Woman Found Murdered In Her Apartment
Slain transgender woman starred in YouTube reality show
UPDATE: Fontana man who was known as transgender person is killed inside apartment; victim's car is located in San Bernardino, but suspect is still at large
Teen Sought in Murder of Transgender Woman in Fontana
Slain transgender woman's car found by Fontana police
Fontana homicide victim was transgender star of reality show
Police Search for California Trans Woman's Murderer
Man feels discriminated by BMV after legally changing gender
An Evansville man says the BMV is discriminating against him after he legally changed gender.
Transexual triunfa na moda, mas teme cirurgia
Camila Ribeiro quer seguir os passos da modelo transexual Lea T e triunfar na moda. No entanto, fazer uma cirurgia para mudar de sexo ainda não está nos seus planos.
"Tengo el mismo derecho que todas las demás candidatas"
Ivana Zambrano Sánchez, de 19 años, natural de Almendral, es la primera persona transexual que sube a un escenario por haber sido nombrada dama de honor en las fiestas de su pueblo
UK Government removes gender identity in new draft National Curriculum
Campaigners have expressed outrage at the Department for Education’s decision to remove gender identity from the latest draft of the National Curriculum for Schools.
UK government removes protection for trans children in school
A lucky escape from hard reality
Television anchoring is often seen as the exclusive preserve of handsome men and lovely women. But Lucky stormed it, and the transgender is creating waves with the show, ‘Aranyam’, on Channel V6.
Russian Transgender Woman Beaten In Public Park Caught On Tape
A horrifying new video hit the web this weekend, documenting what appears to be a brutal attack on a Russian transgender woman by five men after she had allegedly been ambushed in a public park.
Transgender Cast Member of Web Series Found Dead in Apartment
Witnesses reported seeing a man leave the residence in the victim's Mercedes Benz
Officers responding to a domestic violence call Tuesday evening found the body of a transgender woman -- identified as a member of a reality web series cast -- inside a Fontana apartment.
Domonique Newburn, Transgender Woman, Found Dead In Apartment (VIDEO)
Web reality show trans woman found dead
Stolen Car Belonging to Murdered Reality Show Star Found
Coroner Identifies Transgender Woman Found Murdered In Her Fontana Apartment
Pinellas commissioners approve transgender protection
Five years after refusing to extend legal protection against discrimination to the transgendered, Pinellas County commissioners Tuesday reversed that decision following an impassioned, three-hour public hearing.
Kirksville, Mo., prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity
Nearly two months after a tougher anti-discrimination law was narrowly defeated in Kirksville, the mayor of the northeast Missouri town has changed his vote and the measure passed.
Search for Alexis Murphy Renews Hope in Search for Dashad Smith
It's been 15 days since Nelson County teen Alexis Murphy went missing, but one Charlottesville family has been waiting nine months for any sort of answers in their case.
Other missing person cases coming back into the spotlight after Alexis Murphy's disappearance
La sobrina de Fidel, el "hada" de los travestis
“No estamos en contra de que en un momento determinado lo hagamos”, dijo la diputada Mariela Castro, hija de Raúl y sobrina de Fidel, sobre la idea de instalar un sistema de partidos en Cuba. En entrevista con No toquen nada Castro dijo que Amnistía Internacional “no es reconocida en Cuba por mentirosos” y habló de los avances de la isla en los derechos de los homosexuales.
Gay-Von Martin: Step Carefully
Columnist argues Jamaica is no less homophobic than the US then trashes trans women
Matan a hombre en un tiroteo mientras participaba en una fiesta gay y otras seis personas resultan heridas
Un muerto y seis personas heridas fue el balance una balacera cuando se celebraba una fiesta gay frente a la Laguna Gris Gri de esta ciudad, donde desconocidos fuertemente armados irrumpieron en la actividad haciendo disparos en contra de los que allí se encontraban.
Un muerto y seis heridos en fiesta gay en Dominicana
La elección de Miss Venezuela Gay será este domingo
Una noche de “belleza, glamour, elegancia y simpatía” será la del próximo domingo 25 de agosto, según prometen los promotores de la edición 2013 del certamen Miss Gay Venezuela “Bellas entre Bellas”, en el cual participarán 24 aspirantes, provenientes de todo el territorio nacional.
A Film about Trans Rights and Lives in Argentina
Argentina has gone through two landmark policy changes in the past three years. In 2010, it became the first nation in Latin America to legalize same sex marriage, and two years later, it passed a bill that promises to legally protect all regardless of gender identity. Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting with Asociación de Travestis, Transexuales, Transgéneros Argentinas (ATTTA) in Mar del Plata, Argentina, a beautiful coastal town outside of Buenos Aires. ATTTA is a national network working to promote human rights in general, and particularly to improve trans people’s access to health, education, and legal assistance.
'São agressões que deixam traumas', diz transexual vítima de homofobia
Os casos de discriminação contra homossexuais são cada vez mais comuns. Em 2011, São Carlos, no interior de São Paulo, foram registradas 26 casos de pessoas que foram vítimas de agressão verbal e física. Não há uma lei federal para combater esse tipo de crime. No estado, o que existem são punições mais brandas, como multas.
Spanish transsexual voted Maid of Honour
The 19-year-old winner gave a tearful acceptance speech at a fete in the Extremadura village of Almendral, in which she defended her right to participate "the same as anyone else".
Identifying as transgender is no longer to be taught as a psychological disorder after changes are made to psychiatric handbook
Lynching Attempt to Transgender People in Iskitler, Ankara
A group of transgender people in Ankara, Iskitler was attacked by a large group of men and women (approximately 30 people) yesterday (18 August 2013) around 10 pm. Iskitler is a neigborhood known as a cruising spot for sex worker women. Pink Life LGBT Association announced that more than 30 transgender were subjected to a violent attack, two trans women were still in a critical condition, transgender woman E.G. had her nose broken and had the risk of losing one eye.
Five Russian thugs film their vicious attack on trans woman
LGBT young people are being left traumatized, with some reportedly committing suicide, after they are captured by neo-Nazis and humiliated in front of video cameras
Russian Bigots Post Video of Attack on Trans Woman
Prorogation once again stalls federal trans rights bill
With Stephen Harper's finger on the reset button, the fate of the federal trans rights bill appears again stalled by the Parliamentary process.
This Is What Conservative Media Think A Transgender Woman Looks Like
If there's any doubt how clueless conservative media figures are when it comes to transgender issues, the recent freak out over California's new student non-discrimination law should put it to rest.
Legendary Drag Queen José Julia Sarria Dead at 91
Sarria was one of the first openly gay candidates to run for public office, and he founded the International Court System.
Legendary gay rights activist and founder of the Imperial Court System José Julio Sarria died this morning in his home in New Mexico, reports GLAAD. Sarria was 91.
Conservative activist says he would claim to be transgender to watch girls changing
Dan Joseph of the right-wing Media Research Center says he would lie and say he was transgender just get into girls’ bathrooms and changing rooms to perv on women
Trans activists slam ‘hateful’ conservative video in which man ‘dresses up’ as ‘a transgender’
A trans activist group blasted the Media Research Center’s (MRC) video objecting to California’s new trans-inclusive legislation in an interview with The Raw Story on Monday.
Transgender Activist Protests Religion on First Day of School, Supports Transgender Access Law
McIlroy, a former Taftian who now lives in East Los Angeles, held up a hand lettered sign in front of Roosevelt school that read, "Keep Prayer and 'god' out of school, It's the law. Religion has no place in school. FFRF.com"
NIU to host Aug. 30 conference on transgender
NIU will host mental health providers from the DeKalb community and Chicago suburbs Friday, Aug. 30, for a conference focused on the needs of the transgender population.
Grief and anger flow over murder of African-American transwoman in Cleveland
Despite many gains won through decades of struggle, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities are often victims of hate crimes. When the crime becomes a murder, the victim is most likely a young transgender woman of color. Three African-American transwomen were found murdered, in April alone, in Baltimore; Oak Ridge, Fla.; and most recently in Cleveland.
Una chica transexual elegida dama de honor de las fiestas de Almendral, un pueblo de Badajoz
Ivy Zambrano, una chica transexual, ha sido elegida dama de honor de las fiestas de Almendral, un pequeño pueblo de la provincia de Badajoz de apenas 1.300 habitantes.
Germany will be first European country to recognize babies as gender ‘undetermined’ come November
Germany will become the first country in Europe to join a small group of nations which recognise a third or “undetermined” sex when registering births, according to a report in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
Germany To Offer Third Gender Option On Birth Certificates
Prague Pride transgender spot
The Czech organization PROUD released a trans* video prior to Prague Pride.
The people in the video come from Czech Republic, Slovakia and one even from Poland.
Kazakhstan wants to ban gay 'propaganda
Kazakhstan parliament wants to follow in Russia's footsteps and put through a bill banning homosexuality 'propaganda' in Kazakhstan, Tengrinews.kz reports. MPs believe that Kazakhstan needs a law that would route out gay-clubs and ban LGBT community’s pride parades.
Kazakhstan plans Russia-style ‘gay propaganda’ laws
Russian attackers upload video of violent attack on trans woman by five men
A video has been posted by anti-LGBT activists in Russia of five men brutally beating a trans woman in broad daylight, in a public park.
Russians film brutal video of attack on transgender woman
Anti-Gay Vigilante Groups Face Backlash
The video begins with the camera pointed down at a paved path in a snow-covered park, the cameraman walking unsteadily forward. A rap song plays in the background with a telling refrain: "Beat up the gays! Beat up the gays!"
Third genders fighting for CA seats
Third gender people have announced their candidacies in the upcoming second Constituent Assembly (CA) election which is scheduled to be held on November 19.
Invisible Pakistanis: Denied the right to identity
Imran*, 23, was recently refuse a secretarial job at a private firm in Karachi. The reason: he failed to provide his NIC.
And yet, for this, Imran cannot be blamed. Born out of wedlock, he has no idea about the identity or whereabouts of his father and, hence, has been turned away twice while applying for an identity card.
Entidad asegura se agravará la crisis social en PR con perspectiva de género
La portavoz de la Coalición Ciudadana en Defensa de la Familia (CCEDFA), Evelyn De Jesús dijo el lunes que la enseñanza de perspectiva de género “creará una crisis económica y mental en las familias puertorriqueñas”.
Buscan mejorar convivencia de población transgenerista
Debido a los problemas de convivencia que se han presentado entre la población transgenerista y los dueños y vecinos de las residencias del centro de Armenia, la secretaría de Desarrollo Social, con el acompañamiento de la personería, hizo una reunión para implementar un plan de concertación.
Germany will soon be the first European country to have three gender options on a birth certificate
The upcoming legislative change will allow parents to opt out of assigning their child's gender
Russians film brutal video of attack on transgender woman
Russian anti-gay/anti-trans vigilantes have posted a showing five Russian men participating in the brutal beating of a trans woman.
Transsexual person leads the fight for third gender
A transsexual person from Vadodara may play a key role in the central government formulating a clear policy for sex-change operations in the country.
Make-up workshops in Tuen Mun seek to bring out transgender beauty
Workshops intended to help transitioning men deal with discrimination
Anti-gay group wants referendum to overturn California law protecting transgender students
A notoriously anti-gay group is shilling for money in an effort to overturn a new California law that protects the rights of transgender students.
Parents apprehensive about new school year with transgender law
Heather Anderson: Dealing with transgender issues in the workplace
Earlier this year, the District of Columbia announced it will begin enforcing a 2006 regulation prohibiting single occupancy public restrooms from being labeled as “men” or “women.”
Groups condemn threats against Haiti's gay society
Watchdog groups in Haiti on Wednesday condemned what they say has been a series of threats targeting the Caribbean nation's small gay community.
Transexuales se unen en grupo de apoyo para mejorar su calidad de vida
Aproximadamente, 30 hombres y mujeres transexuales se reúnen dos veces al mes para compartir sus experiencias, contar sus dolores, reírse juntos y resolver entre ellos las dudas que el sistema de salud y legal del país no les soluciona.
Comisión de Derechos Humanos del senado aprueba legislar sobre proyecto de ley de identidad de género
Muy temprano, llegaron al Congreso l@s integrantes de la Organización de Transexuales por la Dignidad de la Diversidad (OTD) y la Abogada, Doctora en Derecho y Docente de la Universidad de Concepción, Ximena Gauche Marchetti, relatora del Proyecto de Ley sobre Identidad de Género (Boletín 8924-07), que se ingresó el 7 de mayo pasado, con el apoyo transversal de las diferentes bancadas políticas.