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sábado, setembro 28, 2013

April Ashley, transgender icon: Liverpool exhibition opens
A year-long exhibition opens at Liverpool Museum on Friday dedicated to the astonishing life of April Ashley. It examines how one of the first British people to undergo gender reassignment surgery helped to change society.

Trans Activists stop Police Harrassment in Thessaloniki
Updates from the Greek Transgender Support Association on the situation in Thessaloniki

Transgender human rights lawyer announces bid for Russian president
A transgender attorney and Chairperson for the Association of Russian Lawyers for Human Rights announced Monday her intent to run for President of the Russian Federation.
Transgender bisexual lawyer announces 2018 Russian presidential run

Transgender? Judaism’s got a blessing for you
Two Israeli men who are officially a child’s biological fathers, a male rabbi born a woman, and a genderqueer rocker talk about life as they know it

[New Zealand]
Transgender prisoners policy to change
In a major and long-awaited victory for transgender rights campaigners the government is changing Corrections' rules to in future assign prisoners to the prison that matches their actual gender, not the gender or sex they were born with.
Huge win for transgendered prisoners
Prisoners sorted by legal sex
Transgender inmates can request prison transfers
New Zealand: Green Party celebrates success in policy change for transgender prisoners
Commission supports policy to recognise gender identity

Vancouver passes gender-neutral washrooms in public buildings
City council passed a motion to amend Vancouver’s building codes Sept 25, making it the first municipality in Canada to clearly include provision for gender-neutral washrooms in public buildings, according to city staff.
Vancouver to Enforce Gender-Neutral Bathroom Bylaw

O trabalho do Transgender Law Center em dois casos práticos
O Transgender Law Center (TLC) é uma organização norte-americana que luta pelos direitos trans. Recentemente foi notícia por ter enviado uma nota à União Europeia sobre um caso finlandês ( ver FINL NDIA: Organizações de direitos trans norte-americanas enviam nota à UE). Aqui fica o registo de mais duas actuações desta ONG norte-americana.

Transgender Professor Fights to Keep Job at Christian College
The professor said he has received an "overwhelming amount of support"
Anti-Gay Group Runs Fake Associated Press Story Against Transgender Professor

Bryan Fischer lashes out at transgender homecoming queen
Says her election is a 'charade' that 'violates every known standard of decency and normality'
Transgender Homecoming Queen's Win Violates Standards Of 'Decency, Normality,' Bryan Fischer Says
LaBarbera: 'Big trouble' for us all when teen boy is homecoming queen

Kaiser Permanente now covering transgender services in plans
Kaiser Permanente will now cover services for transgender Coloradans in its insurance plans, the company said Tuesday.

NM prosecutors seek admission of DNA evidence in truck-stop killing
Jonah Jeter was 17 when he repeatedly stabbed a transvestite, killing him in the lot of a truck stop east of Gallup.

Male transgender student can't run for homecoming king, must be on ballot for queen
Decision comes days after California female trans student elected homecoming queen
School Denies Transgender Teen Homecoming King Opportunity
Transgender teen in Pennsylvania not allowed to run for homecoming king even though he identifies as male
Pennsylvania school denies trans man student right to run as homecoming king
Pa. School Board: Trans Student Can't Run for Homecoming King