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quinta-feira, setembro 19, 2013

No words
No words. That’s what struck me and many other transgender people as they read about the passing of trans woman Lisa Empanada via social media yesterday. Highly regarded and a shining light for others, Lisa’s passing took everyone by surprise.

Amnesty report shows Germany, Czech Republic and Italy poor against hate crime
Amnesty International has launched a new report on the state of homophobia and transphobia across the European Union.

ABGLT quer nome social para trans adolescentes
A Associação Brasileira de Lésbicas, Gays, Bissexuais, Travestis e Transexuais (ABGLT) pediu, em ofício direcionado ao Ministério Público do Paraná, que seja alterado o parecer sobre nome social de transexuais no sistema de educação do Estado para que ele possa incluir adolescentes transexuais.

'It's like getting rid of horns on my head': Transgender catwalk model born a man says sex swap op is something she 'just has to do' as she stars at Fashion Week
Nicole Gibson, 32, grew up as a boy called Glen
She started hormone replacement therapy two years ago
She left her pub job to pursue a career on the catwalk
She took part in London Fashion Week show
On Thursday she will go under the knife to become a fully-fledged woman
Transgender catwalk model wows audiences just days before sex swap surgery

Advogada de topo assume-se trans e bi como protesto
Masha Bast é a presidente da Associação dos Advogados da Rússia para os Direitos Humanos e já trabalhou em alguns dos casos de direitos humanos do mais alto nível do país.

Open Games to celebrate LGBT athletes in Moscow after the Olympics
With Sochi closed to them, the Russian LGBT Sport Federation will hold Open Games event in Moscow. Co-chair Konstantin Yablotskiy criticizes the IOC for silencing LGBT supporters. "Human rights are not politics."

Two transgender register in employment exchange
For the first time in Tamil Nadu, two transgender - P.Kajol and S.Priyanka - have registered in the employment exchange in Tiruchi.

Transgender boxer overcomes struggles to become world champion
Years ago, Go Shindo used to dream of becoming a teacher or a firefighter. But as she struggled with her gender identity, bullying by university classmates and despair brought on by social discrimination, there was a time when she lost herself to alcohol and even contemplated suicide.

Transgender toilet suit sparks school review
A threatened anti-discrimination lawsuit by a parent of a transgender child has opened the door to Queensland schools introducing unisex toilets, change rooms and sports teams.
Unisex toilets planned for Queensland schools

RIP Amber Maxwell, a rebel and a fighter
The revolutionary socialist movement lost a great fighter on Saturday 24 August.
Amber Maxwell lived a difficult life. As a transgender woman, she found it impossible to find permanent work or accommodation. But through all her hardship, she put everything she had into the fight for socialism.

American Bar Association Releases Comprehensive Guide for Transgender Law
The American Bar Association has released a comprehensive guide that addresses the legal issues and obstacles faced by transgender people.

West Covina man charged with slaying of Baldwin Park transgender woman
A person found beaten to death in a Baldwin Park motel room last week and was identified by authorities as a 26-year-old man was a transgender woman known to loved ones as Melony Smith, friends said Monday.
Friends of Baldwin Park Murder Victim Share Memories of Her Life

ACLU files federal complaint on behalf of transgender PTEC student denied bathroom access
The ACLU has filed a federal complaint on behalf of Alex Wilson, a 25-year-old nursing student who says she was banned from the bathroom at Pinellas Technical Education Centers after administrators discovered she's a transgender woman.
ACLU accuses Pinellas school district of discriminating against transgender student
ACLU Files Complaint on Behalf of Trans Nursing Student Denied Bathroom Rights

Transgender WPI student leading effort to help others
Pat Rowan remembers the dark nights.
Years of feeling what he calls the "overwhelming wrongness" of being a male in a female body led to confusion, isolation and, at times, desperation. When it got particularly bad, he kept two of the four family dogs close by.

ACLU chapter to recognize Red Lion transgender teen
The South Central Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union will recognize Red Lion teen Isaak Wolfe at its annual meeting Tuesday.

Transgender Widow Nikki Araguz's Marriage Battle An 'Incredibly Important' Case for Trans Equality
Transgender widow Nikki Araguz's marriage battle is moving onward to the 13th District Court of Appeals in Corpus Christi, which will hear her marriage case tomorrow, Sept. 18.

‘Mi nombre es María Camila’: historia de una víctima LGBTI
Al cumplir 18 años María Camila guardó para siempre en su memoria el nombre con el que la familia Rojas Vanegas bautizó al segundo de sus hijos; con el que escribieron sus calificaciones en la escuela, con el que amigos y amigas de la infancia invitaron a tantos juegos, con el que tuvo una vida antes de encontrar su orientación de género.