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domingo, setembro 15, 2013

España busca solucionar bloqueo de Rusia a las adopciones por homosexuales
Desde el mes de julio, Rusia endureció los requisitos de adopción para países que legalizaron el matrimonio homosexual.

Daniel Román: 'Es escandaloso que una ONG rechace a un trabajador por ser transexual'
Daniel Román, un joven de 25 años expulsado de la ONG Nuevo Futuro Sirio para la que trabajaba debido a su decisión de cambio de sexo, representa un caso de discriminación por parte de una organización que, en teoría, trabaja contra la exclusión y recibe una millonaria subvención de la Comunidad de Madrid.

Sex swap cannabis farmer avoids a spell in the joint
A sex swap patient caught with cannabis worth more than £10,000 has escaped a prison sentence.

Transgender contestant Lauren Harries finishes third in UK's Celebrity Big Brother
'I didn't expect to be third but this to me is just wonderful'

Education Minister launches new policy to combat anti-gay and anti-trans bullying in schools
The Irish Minister for Education and Skills has launched new procedures to target anti-gay and anti-trans bullying in all Irish primary and post-primary schools.

Hammer attack leads to rare hate crime conviction
An attack on a trans-woman in central Copenhagen this summer has led to a successful conviction on hate crime charges

Masha Bast, Top Russian Lawyer, Comes Out As Transgender In Protest Of Anti-Gay Laws
Masha Bast, Chairwoman for the Association of Russian Lawyers for Human Rights, has come out as transgender in protest of Russia's anti-gay legislation and recent crackdown on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals. In the past, Bast has overseen some of the most high-profile, politically-charged legal battles in the country.
Russia Is Persuaded to Alter Statement to Call for Inclusion

Gay In Nigeria: LGBT Life In One Of The World’s Most Homophobic Nations
Life in Nigeria, one of the world’s most anti-gay nations, is a daily struggle for Adeola (not his real name), a closeted, working-class homosexual man living on the outskirts of Abuja, the nation’s small, central capital.

Himalayas offer asylum for persecuted LGBTs
Nepal’s pioneering gay rights group opens Pink Himalayan Center in Kathmandu to shelter victims and people with HIV/AIDS

Third gender demand election tickets
At a time when different communities have been demanding their representation in the state apparatus, the LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] community has demanded that that the political parties should field candidates from their community also in the upcoming CA elections to ensure their representation.

4 eunuchs molest 20-year-old in Vasco
Vasco police arrested four eunuchs for molesting a 20-year-old woman in the port town.

Transgender man denied legal claims to his son
The Osaka Family Court on Friday rejected a demand from a 31-year-old transsexual man for the court to confirm that a 1-year-old boy his wife had using a third person’s sperm is his legitimate child.

Noiva trans vítima de transfobia ganha processo
A Comissão de Direitos Humanos de Saskatchewan anunciou na última Quarta-Feira que um acordo mediado foi atingido após a apresentação de uma queixa contra uma loja de noivas em Saskatoon.
Settlement reached with bridal shop that denied service to transgender bride

Louisiana Bans Fighters with Breast Implants from MMA and Boxing
The Louisiana State Boxing and Wrestling Commission has banned fighters with breast implants from boxing or mixed martial arts in the state. The surprise move was first reported by the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
Commission restricts boxers, MMA fighters with breast implants

Montgomery Co. Police Searching for Trans Teen
Nathaniel Martin-Malone, 15, missing since Sept. 7, described by family as transgender girl

Another Mich. town bans anti-LGBT discrimination
Another Michigan community has approved an ordinance that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Linden enacts ordinance protecting residents from discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity

Nebraska inmate, transgendered partner appeal ruling
A Nebraska prison inmate and his transgendered partner are appealing a judge's decision to dismiss their lawsuit against the state prison system, which they say has refused to let them marry.

Mayor Annise Parker says it’s time for LGBT protections in Houston
When San Antonio passed its nondiscrimination ordinance, Houston became the only major city in Texas without such protections for its LGBT community.

Man convicted of killing Milwaukee rapper has been sentenced to life
One of the people who killed Evon Young, a transgender rapper from Milwaukee, has been sentenced to life in prison.

FORGE to host forum on transgender issues
Milwaukee-based FORGE holds a forum Sept. 28 on transgender issues, specifically policies related to housing, health care, employment and also access to public restrooms.