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quinta-feira, novembro 21, 2013


[Brasil]
O uso do nome social como estratégia de inclusão escolar de transexuais e travestis
Resumo: Em 2008, o governo do Estado do Pará autorizou o uso do nome social para travestis e transexuais em todas as unidades escolares da rede pública. Diante desse acontecimento, fez-se uso das teorizações do filósofo Michel Foucault para analisar os efeitos da política do nome social como estratégia de inclusão escolar de travestis e transexuais.

[Europe]
EU demands more reforms from Ukraine to lift visa barrier
While the lead-up to the Vilnius Eastern partnership summit has focused on a mooted EU-Ukraine association agreement, another subject that is dear to Ukrainians will be discussed, free movement across the European Union.

[China]
On the edge
Acid Chen hardly stands out among the crowd of young female customers at a café on the campus of Peking University. With her tall, slender frame and straight hair falling below her shoulders, Chen's dimples emerge each time she smiles. She reaches for a pocket in her denim shorts fashionably worn over long winter leggings and pulls out a box of pills.



[USA]
Marking Transgender Day of Remembrance
Today, November 20th, communities across the country and around the world will mark Transgender Day of Remembrance. This day is an opportunity to remember those who have lost their lives to violence and injustice because of their gender identity or gender expression.

[USA]
Secretary of State John Kerry's Remarks on Transgender Day of Remembrance
The State Department joins people around the world in marking Transgender Day of Remembrance, honoring the memory of lives lost to violence provoked by fear and hatred of transgender and gender non-conforming people.

[USA]
Transgender Day of Remembrance: Those We've Lost in 2013
Transgender Day of Rememberance was established in 1999 to memorialize Rita Hester, a trans woman who was brutally murdered the year before. Her murder remains unsolved, as do many of the crimes committed against transgender and gender-nonconforming people.

[NY, USA]
Vandalism to LGBT Resource Center signs represents disregard for trans* community
The Syracuse University LGBT Resource Center’s attempt to raise awareness about trans* lives was inconsiderately and shamefully vandalized last Friday.
Syracuse University reacts to LGBT-targeted vandalism
LGBT Resource Center director reacts to sign vandalism


[NY, USA]
Suspect in beating death of transgender woman walks
Paris Wilson, 20, left Manhattan Criminal Court a free man — at least temporarily — as prosecutors said they were not ready to move ahead with a homicide case.

[VA, USA]
UPDATED: Trans Murder in South Side Not Being Investigated as a Hate Crime
“I think he was killed probably because of his sexuality. By him being gay. That’s the only thing I can see. I feel like it’s a hate crime,” Hawkes said.
Richmond Police have given a few details related to the murder of trans-woman Amari Hill.
Major Oddeta Johnson said the victim was NOT shot in the groin area and, due to the relationship between the current suspect and the victim, the crime is not being investigated as a hate crime.