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domingo, novembro 24, 2013

Nikki Sinclaire MEP: 'UKIP made sex change revelation threats'
An MEP has told the BBC she revealed her gender reassignment secret because of threats from journalists and her former colleagues in UKIP.
MEP Nikki Sinclaire: ‘I’ve received threats from UKIP and journalists’

Tributes pour in for 'brave' Worthing woman found dead in flat
Friends and family of a transsexual who was found dead on Tuesday have paid tribute to a “determined,” “brave” and “generous” woman.

Russian lawyer gets naked for transgender rights
Trans murders are ignored and transgender people who speak out are persecuted by Russia’s FSB security service, claims lawyer

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Doctor has vendetta against me: transgender rights activist
Rights activist accuses psychiatrist of cutting ties with her after dispute at hospital

Trans man Jaxxon Chilli prepares for Transgender Day of Remembrance
HE was born female but even at four years of age, Jaxxon Chilli felt like a boy inside.

Mariela Castro receives LGBT award in Montreal
Daughter of Cuban President reflects on LGBT civil rights in Cuba and abroad

Saskatchewan: Gender identity and expression won't be included in Human Rights Code
Attorney general says trans people already protected under existing wording

Tackling transphobia
Candelit ceremony memorializes transgendered victims

A Touching Affirmation of Life and Loss on Transgender Day of Remembrance
Presented by the Transgender Advisory Board, the city of West Hollywood hosted Transgender Day of Remembrance, which is held annually on Nov. 20 as a way to raise awareness about the ordinariness of violence transgender individuals continue to face. But this night was also an opportunity to honor and affirm the lives that take a proactive stance to empower other transgender individuals around the world.

WATCH: Activists Picket Calif. Group Targeting Trans Kids
For the past two months, the Pacific Justice Institute, a self-described "Christian" organization headquartered in Sacramento, has engaged in targeted attacks on a transgender 16-year-old in Florence, Colo., in an attempt to undermine support for a new California law that guarantees equal access to facilities and sports teams for trans students. That law is currently under threat of repeal through a ballot initiative organized by the institute and the anti-LGBT group National Organization for Marriage, among others.

Transgender Day of Remembrance in the Coachella Valley
As the sun set over the College of the Desert campus Wednesday night with Johann Pachelbel's Canon & Gigue in D playing in the background, local Coachella Valley residents honored the fallen 248 transgender women and men who lost their lives this year to transphobic hate crimes.
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

Signatures for Anti-Trans Initiative Effort at Secretary of State Office
The anti-trans Privacy for All Students claims it has submitted 620,000 signatures, more than the 505,000 valid signatures needed to qualify an initiative to overturn the California transgender student equal access law, California's School Success and Opportunity Act (AB 1266). Those signatures now need to be validated.

Transgender pupil keeps restroom rights
The Fremont Re-2 School Board upheld findings that will continue to allow a transgender student to use the girls restroom at Florence High School.

Transgender Police Officer Files Harassment Complaint Against Middletown Department
A transgender police officer has filed a complaint with the state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities alleging supervisors in the police department created a hostile work environment because of her gender identity.

D.C. Marks Transgender Day of Remembrance
While honoring transgender victims of violence, local event finds some progress to celebrate

Transgender students struggle with restroom choice
The sign on the bathroom door is something that most people take for granted, but transgender people have to evaluate which one to use and how other people will react, said Uri Donnett, fourth year student in veterinary medicine.

WSU hosts National Transgender Day of Remembrance talk
In order to illustrate how difficult it is for transgender people to make the transition, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and That Gay Group! held an event for Transgender Day of Remembrance.
LGBT & Allies hosts Transgender Day of Remembrance event

Baltimore remembers the lives of its transgender victims
Transgender Day of Remembrance held around the world, made official in Baltimore by mayor

Charlotte remembers transgender victims at candlelight vigil
60 attend Transgender Day of Remembrance event

Drag Queen’s Protest Spawns Ex-Gay Petition
The scheduled appearance of a retired priest involved in reparative therapy has turned Cardinal Spellman Catholic High School in the Bronx into a battleground between anti-gay activists posing as advocates for the ex-gay movement and gay activists led by Spellman alumnus, actor/drag artist Clinton Leupp aka Coco Peru.

Transgender Day of Remembrance has deeper meaning in Cleveland this year
For 10 years now, people in Cleveland have held a vigil marking the national Transgender Day of Remembrance. The ceremony honors the memory of transgender people who have been brutally murdered around the world during the year for trying to live life as they feel and tries to raise public awareness to the hate crimes.

Parents object to Camp Hill High School's 'gender-bender' event
A “gender-bender” event organized Friday by a Camp Hill High School club to raise awareness for transgender people resulted in several parents calling the school district to raise concerns about the initiative.

Lambda Student Union recognizes, honors transgender victims
Surrounded by burning candles, a crowd of UT students and faculty gathered in the Humanities and Social Sciences amphitheater to remember and honor those that have passed on.

Sexual Diversity Alliance holds Transgender Day of Remembrance tomorrow at Holt Center
To honor victims of hate and discrimination due to perceived or actual gender identity or gender expression, the Sexual Diversity Alliance will be holding a Transgender Day of Remembrance at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 23, at the Holt Center.