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sábado, agosto 31, 2013

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.