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quarta-feira, agosto 28, 2013

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.

Transvestites held
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.

[Republica Dominicana]
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.