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sexta-feira, agosto 30, 2013

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