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terça-feira, novembro 26, 2013

A kaddish for the victims of anti-transgender violence
Transgender Day of Remembrance was marked by a growing number of Jewish communities, including the ADL.

European Union law should forbid all bias crime, concludes Fundamental Rights Conference
The annual Fundamental Rights Conference, organised by the European Union’s Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), concluded that EU measures to address hate crime should be extended to cover all forms of bias, including homophobic crimes.

Los organizadores del Orgullo LGTB denuncian que el Ayuntamiento de Madrid persigue estrangularlos económicamente
Los organizadores del Orgullo LGTB de Madrid convocaron el pasado jueves una conferencia de prensa tras la imposición de una multa de 160.000 euros por parte del Ayuntamiento. FELGTB, COGAM y AEGAL consideran que la alcaldesa lo que hace es un uso interesado de la normativa para poner en dificultades a las organizaciones LGTB.
Madrid accused of 'strangling' gay pride

Hate crime victims urged to speak out
Schools will be told to make sure they are reporting hate crimes properly as police in Lancashire launch a new drive urging victims to speak up.

‘Cross-Dressers, Transvestites To Be Dealt By Law’
On the phenomenon of crossdressers and transvestites inside the university, Al-Kandari pointed out dealing with them will be according to law without barring them from attending lectures.

Over a thousand marchers come together to celebrate Delhi's sixth Pride Parade
It was a colourful showing of solidarity and support in the Capital on Sunday as over a thousand members and supporters of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community gathered to participate in the sixth Delhi Queer Pride Parade.
Gay rights activists take to streets in India
Hundreds march for gay rights in New Delhi and Bangalore
India: Hundreds march in campaign to end LGBT discrimination

Transgender Memorial Day host by Myanmar LGBT
A candlelight commemoration ceremony was held last week in Yangon’s People’s Park for transgendered victims of hate crimes. Gay and lesbian participants observed a two-minute silence at the event, which was also celebrated in 10 other townships throughout the country.

Transgender Day of Remembrance in Montreal
On November 20, a group of about 25 people gathered at Norman Bethune Square for a candlelight vigil to honour the lives of the people who were killed last year as a result of anti-trans* violence.

Groundbreaking Grassroots Study Brings Transgender Latina Immigrants into Focus
On Friday, Nov. 23, at the UCLA Downtown Labor Center, the TransLatina Coalition, a national nonprofit that advocates for the rights of transgender Latinas in the United States, released a report called “TransVisible: Transgender Latina Immigrants in U.S. Society.” This pioneering survey is the first trans grassroots effort to compile data on the lives and challenges that transgender Latina Immigrants face throughout the nation.

Weekend of performances helps continue transgender awareness
For the eighth annual Transgender Awareness Week, Front Porch Music aimed to support transgender artists on Saturday evening.

Transgender issues come to light during remembrance day
The rainbow flag was an eye-catching feature in the student conference room for Transgender Remembrance Day on Wednesday, Nov. 21st.
TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE: Event more poignant after suicide
RIVERSIDE: Remembering transgender people who have died

Trans Awareness Week ends with laughter, emotion at “T is not silent” talent show
Breaking last year’s record attendance, this year’s Transgender Awareness Week (TAW) concluded the week by having the LGBTQA and the Pride Center communities host a transgender themed talent show Thursday night.

US School Board member: trans students should be 'castrated' before being allowed to use restrooms
A Colorado school board member has sparked controversy in the her local community after refusing to recognize the rights of transgender students, saying they shouldn't be allowed access to facilities which match their gender unless they have undergone surgery.
School Board Member: District Won’t Recognize Transgender Students Unless They’re Castrated
US: Colorado school board member says trans students should be ‘castrated’ before using bathrooms

Speaker shares transgender story
Senior Shane Henise identifies as transgender, but said that not many people really know what that means.

Laverne Cox discusses transgender issues, race, class, gender and intersectionality to packed crowd
Students filled Graham Chapel to see Laverne Cox deliver the keynote address for Trans* Awareness Week in one of the highest-turnout events Pride Alliance members say they have ever hosted.

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CIDH crea relatoría sobre temas de orientación sexual, identidad y expresión de género y diversidad corporal
El 8 de noviembre de 2013, la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) decidió crear una Relatoría sobre los Derechos de las Personas Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales, Trans e Intersex (LGBTI) con el propósito de dar atención especializada al trabajo de la CIDH en materia de promoción y protección de los derechos de las personas LGBTI en las Américas. Esta Relatoría iniciará sus funciones el 1 de febrero de 2014 y dará continuidad a la labor de la Unidad para los Derechos de las Personas LGBTI de la CIDH.
The IACHR creates Rapporteurship to address issues of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Body Diversity