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sexta-feira, agosto 16, 2013

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Turkey to become second majority Muslim nation to protect sexual minorities from discrimination
Turkey’s Constitutional Consensus Committee agreed Monday that sexual orientation be added to a section of a draft new constitution – which if passed would make it only the second majority Muslim country to protect sexual minorities

Israeli army drafts first transgender female soldier
Israel has a new secret weapon, it’s called equality. For the first time in history, the Israeli army has drafted a transgender female soldier, proving that a bullet is a bullet, regardless of the color of your finger nails.

The Pentagon's Transgender Problem
New studies suggest that transgender civilians are twice as likely to enlist, and transgender veterans are 20 times as likely to commit suicide.

Gay Rights Foe Randy Thomasson Calls Transgender Man 'Lady'
Gay rights foe Randy Thomasson, executive director of Save California, on Tuesday called a transgender man a “lady” on cable television.

Parents up in arms about state law that allows transgender students to use opposite sex bathrooms
Parents in one Bakersfield school district are fighting mad about a new state law designed to protect transgendered children.
It’s a volatile issue every public school district in the state will have to face.

T.H.E. no longer providing trans services
The executive director of Transgender Health Empowerment told a U.S. Bankruptcy Court proceeding on Aug. 8 that the financially struggling group was no longer carrying out its core mission of providing services and advocacy for the D.C. area transgender community.

Legal team for transgender inmate still seeking doctor for surgery
The legal team for convicted murderer Michelle Kosilek and the state are arguing once again over who is going to perform the transgender inmate's taxpayer-funded sex change operation.

Police: Woman shot in her apartment
A 26-year-old woman was shot in the head by an assailant at her apartment Tuesday night near Northern Liberties, police said.
The victim, who is transgender, was reported in critical but stable condition at Hahnemann University Hospital. She was able to speak and told officers she did not know the perpetrator, whom she described as a man in his 20s, police said. The motive was unknown.