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quinta-feira, outubro 31, 2013

Ceará: “Vivia em um corpo que não era meu”, diz transexual constrangida no Enem
Aos 14 anos, a estudante Ana Luiza Cunha assumiu a transexualidade. Cearense tem apoio dos pais, quer mudar os documentos e fazer cirurgia.

Transgender Miss Universe contestant misses out on title but still a “winner”
Miss Universe Canada competition, transgender Jenna Talackova
Although she again failed to reach the top five of the Miss Universe Canada competition, transgender Jenna Talackova has been labelled a “winner”.
Trans contestant fails to get past top 12 in Miss Universe Canada competition

Transgender people in Vietnam: P2 – First steps of the painful journey
Thailand is believed to be one of the best places for transgender people to go for gender reassignment surgery, but the cost is too great for most Vietnamese transsexuals. Many of them choose cheaper but more dangerous ways to get the body they desire.
Transgender people in Vietnam – P3: No pain, no gain

Transgender student wins partial victory against U of M
A transgender student at the University of Manitoba has won a partial victory in his human rights complaint against the school.
Damien Leggett was transitioning from female to male while enrolled in the university's Inner-City ACCESS program in social work.

GLAAD's Tiq Milan to The New York Times: trans people are an integral part of the LGBT movement
GLAAD's Tiq Milan responded to the following questions posed by the New York Times, "Does it still make sense to think of trans rights as part of the gay-rights movement? Or at this point, is it a different campaign with different goals?"

California Wants to Protect Transgender Students; GOP Targets Them
f the names of the organizations and funders gearing up for the next big battle in California's Culture Wars sound familiar, that's because they are. In addition to the campaign's chief strategist, many of the same organizations and funders that came together to sponsor Proposition 8 five years ago, are teaming up for a signature gathering campaign to place an initiative on the November 2014 ballot that would overturn a bill that providing protections for transgender public school students, which was recently signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.

Transgender case under investigation at Florence High School
Transgender student reportedly 'harassing girls in the bathroom'
Fox Nation Touts Fake Story About Transgender Student Harassing Girls In School Bathroom

Transgendered woman files suit over denial of free breast screening
"I'm just a person like anyone else," Jennifer Blair said.
At 62, these are the autumn years of Blair's life.
"I have the same hopes, the same dreams, the same concerns as any other woman," she said.
Transgender woman sues after denied free mammogram

Being transgender in Michigan
Part of the LGBT community is confusing to a lot of straight people and, really, some gay and lesbian people. The "T" in LGBT. Transgender people.

Mecklenburg commissioners vote to add transgender protections
6-3 vote brings county policies in line with city's, federal government regulations

New Report Reveals Transgender Employment Experiences
A new report published today from our friends at Make The Road New York, one of our coalition partners fighting for transgender civil rights, reveals the employment experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming people. More than 250 people were surveyed, including a test to determine if employers discriminate in their hiring practices.

Petition drive to repeal San Antonio LGBT non-discrimination ordinance fails
An effort to repeal San Antonio’s LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance died Tuesday when opponents of the measure failed to gather the required signatures to put a referendum before voters.
Bias-ordinance repeal bid lacks signatures