European Parliamentary committee adopts roadmap against homophobia and transphobia
A European Parliamentary committee this morning adopted a recommendation for an EU roadmap against homophobia and transphobia.
School loses funding over transsexual child
The Junta de Andalucia plans to revoke funding for the San Patricio Catholic School in Malaga for failing to respect the rights of a transsexual child.
Boy aged 13 who was born a girl says hormone treatment is 'the best Christmas present ever'
Leo Waddell was born Lily and has lived as a boy since the age of five after being diagnosed with gender identity disorder
Emmerdale cuts transphobic scene after trans actress complains
A trans woman, who was asked to appear in the ITV soap Emmerdale as a transgender barmaid, has received an apology after her gender was made to be the source of ridicule.
Transgender killer who tortured and killed his wife gets legal aid for his fight to wear a WIG in prison after complaining that he looks like a 'bald drag artiste'
Craig Hudson said he wanted to change sex and protested that without a female wig he would look like a 'bald drag artiste'
Legal aid-funded claim leads to prison service review of transgender rights
Transgender faces passport photo problem
Josper Morris Cloete’s problem is not being born male 24 years ago because he is undergoing gender transformation. The problem, he says, is the trouble he goes through whenever he travels because his passport photo is different from the way he looks now.
Biological and foster family fight to embrace intersex student
Student returns from university in South Africa to discover his biological parents now keen to welcome him back after sending him to a foster family because he was born intersex
Eunuch aspirant vows to fight amid jibes
Amid national clamour about the rights of lesbians, gays, bi-sexuals and transgenders (LGBTs), a eunuch corporator candidate, who is contesting from ward 15 in the election to BMC, is facing an uphill task during campaign.
26-yr-old Woman Gangraped
A 26-year-old woman, who underwent a sex-change operation to become a woman in 2011, was allegedly gang-raped by a trio, near Kalapatti in the district on Thursday.
We have moral rights to lead a life like anyone: Transgenders
Shalu R is proud to be part of the transgender community. Hailing from Wayanad, Shalu has no other option but to leave her hometown and seek shelter in Bangalore to lead a happy life. “Kerala neglects us ruthlessly and people mock at us.
We are also human beings; let us live!
Korean star supporting trans student faces vile attacks
Jonghyun’s display of solidarity with a transgender student drives a conservative group to post nude photos on fan sites
Newfoundland and PEI add trans protections to human rights codes
Trans people now explicitly protected in six provinces and territories
20 years after 'Boys Don't Cry' murders, transgender violence still happens
Twenty years have passed since two Falls City men murdered Brandon Teena, Lisa Lambert and Philip DeVine in a shabby farmhouse on the outskirts of Humboldt.
Buck Angel Shuts Down Transgender Surgery Fundraising Site
A website that was billed as a way to raise money for gender confirmation surgeries has shut down after allegations that it is a scam.
TEEN IN TRANSITION: Jill becomes Jaden
Jaden Handzlik showers in the dark so he doesn’t have to look at his biologically female body. He dresses himself under his bed covers to prevent himself from glimpsing even a shadow of the body he wishes he hadn’t been born with.
Calif. Public Schools to Comply With Transgender Student Rights Law Beginning January 2014
California public schools are currently preparing to enforce a law that will allow K-12 transgender students to participate in sex-segregated sports programs and use restroom facilities consistent with their gender identity. However, if a referendum brought forth by a coalition of conservative groups is approved, the law's enactment will be postponed until it qualifies to get on the November 2014 general election ballot.
Local MMA community supports transgendered MMA competitor who wants to fight in California
A mixed martial arts fighter born as man but now living as a woman wants a license to fight in California.
No break on bond for 'toxic tush' defendant
If Oneal Ron Morris wants to see her family for the holidays, her family will have to come to her, a Broward judge ruled Wednesday.
Transgender youth shares his tale of challenge
Growing up as a girl – and an identical triplet – Zachary Kerr never felt quite right with himself.
Parents protest HS transgender policy
Alarmed that transgender high school student-athletes might shower and use bathrooms with their biologically opposite gender, residents protested at meetings around Nebraska in November.
Cleveland rallies in the wake of murder of 2 transgender people
Cleveland lost two transgender women to murders that occurred within days of each other earlier this month. Now, advocates in Cleveland are rallying to advocate for their transgender neighbors.
Living in Between: Transgenders fight for acceptance, both from society and family
For most high school seniors, the prom is a constant swirl from excitement to nerves and back again. For Anna Leach, those feelings were ratcheted up several notches by a dose of public scrutiny.
REGIÃO - NATAL VIOLENTO. HOMOSSEXUAL É ASSASSINADO COM REQUINTES DE CRUELDADE EM COELHO NETO
A Polícia Civil de Coelho Neto, investiga um crime bárbaro de homicídio praticado contra Aldair José Soares (35) anos, conhecido pelo apelido de Luana. Ele foi encontrado morto dentro de sua própria residência na Rua Raimundo Servulo de Lima próximo do prédio da Promotoria da cidade de Coelho Neto nesta madrugada de quarta-feira 25, de dezembro.
Travesti é acusado de matar homem, com quem se relacionava
Empresário foi encontrado sem vida na casa de suspeito, na Vila Formosa.
Conforme polícia, carro da vítima foi localizado em Presidente Bernardes.
Travesti é suspeito de matar empresário a facadas na Vila Formosa
Mimese e construção da pessoa: circuitos do universo trans na Paraíba
Neste texto, apresento resultados de uma pesquisa etnográfica, realizada entre 2009 e 2011, a respeito de trajetórias e redes de sociabilidade de travestis, transexuais femininas e transformistas na Paraíba. A investigação analisou circuitos que perpassam municípios em diferentes escalas, incluindo áreas rurais, indígenas e urbanas, que se interconectam e criam rupturas: o da prostituição, o dos concursos de beleza (Miss Gay e Top Drag Queen) e o dos movimentos LGBTs (lésbicas, gays, bissexuais, travestis e transexuais).
Educação é única saída para discriminados, diz primeira professora travesti
Filha de agricultores analfabetos do interior do Ceará, Luma de Andrade conta como, após décadas sendo vítima de violência e discriminação, encontrou seu lugar na primeira cidade do Brasil a abolir a escravidão.
Ser transexual não é a mesma coisa que ser gay; entenda a questão
Orientação sexual é diferente de identidade de género; pessoas transgénero se sentem incompatíveis com o seu corpo
HHS floats plan: Man + (your tax dollars + surgery) = Government-subsidized woman
Your tax dollars might be at work financing gender-change surgery for mentally confused people.
Frank Goldberg: Still Missing
On the evening of Monday, December 16, Frank Goldberg—a long-time activist in Buffalo’s LGBT community who recently moved to Portland, Oregon—went missing. She’d come home to visit friends and family for the holidays.
Asesinada activista y líder transexual Venezolana
Mujer Transexual Venezolana , Luchadora por las comunidades y grupos vulnerables del Estado Vargas , Con 52 años venció obstáculos transformo conciencias y el día de hoy a las 8.00pm es asesinada con impactos de bala frente a su residencia en las inmediaciones de su hogar de Residencia en la parroquia de Mamo en Catia La Mar.
Justiça autoriza retificação de nome e gênero em registro de transexual
O juiz da 8ª Vara Cível da Comarca de São Bernardo do Campo, Gustavo Dall’Olio, julgou procedente o pedido de um transexual e determinou a retificação do nome no assento de nascimento civil e a alteração do sexo de feminino para masculino. O entendimento do magistrado acompanha jurisprudência do Tribunal de Justiça de São Paulo e do Superior Tribunal de Justiça, citada na sentença.
Modelo transexual marca cirurgia de mudança de sexo
Carol Marra foi a primeiro modelo transexual a desfilar nas semanas de moda do país. De acordo com a coluna 'Retratos da Vida', do jornal 'Extra' desta quarta (25), a top marcou sua cirurgia de mudança de sexo. Ela vai se internar no próximo dia 28 para a operação e vai precisar ficar uma semana de repouso.
Santa Catarina tem 10 pedidos para troca de sexo por ano
Mariana da Silva fez a cirurgia e pretende trocar o nome no registro civil.
Apenas quatro estados do Brasil fazem a cirurgia pelo SUS.
British soap cuts transphobic scene after actress complains
Emmerdale actress said she would have never agreed to take part in the drama series if she knew the scene made fun of the trans community
Funeral for transgendered person at pope's church
If anyone wants an example of what the emphasis on mercy under Pope Francis looks like in action, they’ll find one this afternoon in Rome at the Church of the Gesù, the mother church of the pope’s Jesuit order, where a funeral will be celebrated for a Colombian transgendered and homeless person beaten to death five months ago.
MP attends funeral of murdered transsexual
Shut Up Transphobia!
The 7 Colors Mersin LGBT Association protested the transphobic hate crime committed against trans sex worker Deniz in the southern city of Mersin, Turkey on Monday, 23 December 2013, with a press statement.
Man goes under knife to free woman within
Weeks after the Supreme Court's verdict on section 377 of CrPC sparked raging debates across the country over individual's right to sexual choice, a young man from Kolkata underwent a sex change operation at a private hospital here earlier this week to have a "more comfortable relations" with his male partner, free of legal hassles.
The Biggest Transgender Moments Of 2013: Chelsea Manning, Fallon Fox, Laverne Cox And More
In late 2012, Vice President Joe Biden made the claim that transgender discrimination would become "the civil rights issue of our time."
New Pre-Surgery Protocols for Transgender Teens
The Philadelphia Center for Transgender Surgery’s founder Dr. Sherman Leis says that as people come to terms with gender dysphoria earlier, new surgery protocols are needed for trans teens.
Chico schools to comply with transgender law
With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect Jan. 1, Dave Scott with the Chico Unified School District said the district will comply with the law.
Transgender bathroom policy goes into effect Jan. 1
State accused of bending rules for 'bathroom bill'
California Schools Prepare For Transgender Rights Law
West Contra Costa preps for new transgender law
Bride wed her soul mate - a transgender man
It was June of 2010 and Kyra Byrne attended her first San Francisco Pride celebration. The workers' rights advocate had moved from the East Coast the previous year, and the last thing on her mind was a relationship.
State Requiring Health Insurers To Cover Gender Transition
The Connecticut Insurance Department is directing all health insurance companies operating in the state to provide coverage of mental health counseling, hormone therapy, surgery and other treatments related to a patient's gender transition.
Raleigh center’s year-end giving supports transgender program
Throughout December, the LGBT Center of Raleigh has been promoting a special end-of-year giving campaign to support the work of its Transgender Initiative. The program provides support, education, activism, awareness and health and wellness resources, among other assistance, to transgender community members.
Una luchadora intensa que usa el sentido estratégico de la política
Su oficina es el retrato vivo de la intensidad de su lucha: el celular a la mano, dos computadoras encendidas, una pila de libros, unas banderas del movimiento gay mundial, un conjunto de fotos de sus actividades, incluida una donde aparece como ángel, y la cartera donde le es difícil encontrar un papel o su pasaporte.
2013 International Trans Year In Review
Just like 2012, the year 2013 on the international front was a good news, bad news one for the international trans community.
“Eu tenho um amo implacável, a natureza das coisas”: discursos jurídicos acerca das transexualidades no Tribunal de Justiça de Minas Gerais (1989-2010)
O presente trabalho tem como objetivo explicitar alguns processos através dos quais ocorre a naturalização do corpo, do gênero e da orientação sexual por meio dos discursos judiciais. A coleta dos acórdãos se deu pela pesquisa, configurada para abarcar do ano 1989 a 2010, no repositório on-line de jurisprudência do Tribunal de Justiça de Minas Gerais - TJMG, utilizando a busca por palavras-chaves para recuperar os acórdãos. A análise buscou analisar quais são os “retratos padronizadores” construídos sobre a transexualidade no TJMG e quais os discursos são legítimos para falar sobre a transexualidade na Justiça.
Transgender woman charged over the murder of her Edinburgh neighbour on Christmas morning
The 37-year-old is now due in court after the body of Alan Williamson was found dead in an upper floor flat in the Drum Brae area of the city on Christmas day.
Transphobic Hate Crime in Mersin, Turkey
A transsexual who works as a sex worker in the southern city of Mersin was attacked by a group of people with cleavers and sticks in the central district of Yenişehir. The trans woman was seriously injured due to the attacks and was taken to the emergency room of the Toros State Hospital.
Facing Taboos: Controversy over Komaygi park continues, as a photo project about trans sex workers stirs debate
The recent exhibition on the life of transgender and transvestite sex workers in Yerevan, presented in mid-December by photojournalist Nazik Armenakyan (staff photographer for ArmeniaNow), is making headlines in Armenia media and continues provoking heated debates in social networks.
Transvestite singer may leave Russia without Eurovision Song Contest
Russia's Ministry for Communications received a petition to ban the broadcast of Eurovision 2014 in Russia due to the participation of a transvestite singerin the song contest. The petition was posted on Change.org on behalf of the All-Russian Parent Meeting.
An eye-opener for students
Awareness programme on transgenders held at Kombadi
CDC Clarifies Guidelines for Transgender Women’s Access to Cancer Early Detection Program
This afternoon the Centers on Disease Control (CDC) published revised guidance clarifying transgender women’s access to lifesaving preventative care under the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program—a program designed to provide cancer screening for low income women.
Suit filed over trans student law
Anti-gay activists are suing state officials over a new state law designed to protect transgender students.
Anti-trans group files lawsuit against California government over new law
California group files lawsuit after ‘signatures’ fail to ballot trans bathroom rights law
NY Islan Nettles Case
On December 20 trans community leaders Laverne Cox and Brooke Cerda Guzman, along with representatives from the Audre Lorde Project’s Trans Justice and the New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) met with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office regarding the Islan Nettles investigation after misdemeanor charges were dropped against Paris Wilson on November 19, 2013.
Family seeks answers about missing activist
Buffalo Police are seeking help from the public to find a missing person.
Police say 36 year-old Aimee "Frank" Goldberg was last seen Tuesday afternoon at approximately 2 p.m.
Buffalo Police Seek Missing Person
LGBT Activist Goes Missing in Buffalo, Community Rallies
Community Alert: Help Find Frank Goldberg
Los Mossos desarticulan el grupo vinculado al 'proyecto Pilla-Pilla' para cazar a homosexuales
La policía catalana ha arrestado a cinco miembros del grupo homófobo.
Contactaban con gays a través de chats para quedar con ellos y coaccionarlos.
Los Mossos ven una clara analogía con el grupo neonazi Occupy Pedofilya de Rusia.
El líder de la banda es de origen ucraniano, según los investigadores.
Detenido otro miembro del ‘Proyecto Pilla-pilla’ por acosar a homosexuales
Cuatro detenidos del grupo que persigue a homosexuales
Quinto detenido del grupo homófobo "Pilla-Pilla" e imputado un menor
Los Mossos dan por desmantelado el 'proyecto Pilla Pilla'
New gender identity laws to make legal sex change easier in Netherlands
A new law passed by the Dutch Parliament makes it much easier for transgendered individuals to have their preferred gender identity legally recognised.
Out of the Closet, Into Exile: An Unlikely Transgender Romance
Hounded by Iranian secret police and stuck in diplomatic limbo, Mariam and Ali find that time is running out.
Uganda's gays fear mounting violence in wake of anti-gay bill's passage
Gay-rights activists in Uganda warned Monday of mounting violence against homosexuals after parliament passed controversial legislation last week that would make some gay acts punishable with life in prison.
Give us ration cards: transgenders
The Coimbatore District Transgenders Welfare Association has urged the district administration to provide family cards for them.
Trans Miss Universe contestant lands Elle magazine fashion spread
The ‘leggy six-foot-one blonde’ Jenna Talackova has gone from changing Miss Universe eligibility rules to gracing the pages of the global fashion magazine
Transgender woman's lawsuit leads to CDC policy change for breast cancer screenings
A Colorado transgender woman's lawsuit has led to a nationwide policy change at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC Reverses Discriminatory Breast Cancer Screening Rule for Trans People
Transgender director Lana Wachowski cuts a feminine figure as she hits the LAX airport sporting pink dread locks and lace-up boots
She's one of the most influential directors in Hollywood, having inspired a generation of filmmakers with her Matrix trilogy.
And Lana Wachowski, who was a man called Larry until 2002, looked to have taken some fashion pointers from her Sci-Fi series as she hit the Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday.
Inmate sues over jail sex with Gwinnett deputy
A former Gwinnett County sheriff's deputy already charged with sexing up an inmate in a cell and the jail shower now faces a federal lawsuit alleging that he violated the civil rights of that inmate.
Transgender man’s suit claims Georgia jail ignored rape by corrections officer
Transgender man suing Gwinnett, sheriff, former deputy in sexual assault case
Appeals court rules gender change does not invalidate marriage
The state law limiting marriage to opposite-gender partners cannot be used to invalidate a marriage if one partner later changes his or her gender identity, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
Court: Ind. gay marriage ban cannot invalidate marriages of transgender spouses
N.J. senate approves transgender birth certificate bill
The New Jersey state Senate has approved a bill that would require the state Health Department to issue a new birth certificate for people who have completed the clinical process of altering their gender.
N.J. gender marker bill advances
Investigação portuguesa sobre "as vidas das pessoas transgénero" recebe financiamento europeu
Em Novembro, a Alemanha tornou-se o primeiro país europeu onde é possível inscrever no Bilhete de Identidade de uma criança uma terceira opção para além de "feminino" ou "masculino": "sexo indefinido".
Modelos trans participam de reportagem do New York Times; Brasil é considerado pioneiro no segmento
Para quem acha que as modelos transexuais são mais bem aceitas fora do Brasil, o jornal tradicionalíssimo New York Times deve surpreender e desmistificar a falácia ainda neste ano. Tudo porque a publicação trará uma matéria da jornalista Lianne Milton com três modelos brasileiras, que - depois do frisson Lea T - tornaram-se pioneiras no segmento e referência para a moda, agências e casting de todo o mundo.
Declaran culpable a un hombre por acabar con la vida de su pareja transexual
Un jurado popular ha declarado culpable de un delito de homicidio al hombre acusado de matar a su pareja transexual en el apartamento de la localidad malagueña de Fuengirola en el que convivían, según han informado a Europa Press fuentes judiciales. Los hechos sucedieron el 16 de noviembre de 2012.
Los Pilla-Pilla sólo cazamos pederastas
Son la cuadrilla filonazi-catalana de «El Ruski»
Imitan a los grupos rusos que se dedican a dar palizas a homosexuales.
Sus encerronas son un fenómeno en internet.
Ugandan Gay Activists Vow to Fight ‘Ignorant’ Bill
Gay rights activists in Uganda vowed Monday a “fight to the end” to stop a draconian anti-homosexuality bill passed by parliament from becoming law in the African nation.
Decoding section 377: How the verdict erased basic human rights
On 16 December, D, 25, a Kolkata resident, was returning home, from the fashion boutique he owns, when some people on the street threw eggs at him. A day or two earlier, a group of approximately seven men from the neighbourhood had blocked his way, demanding to know how much they would have to pay him in return for sexual favours. He was also groped on the street. D, or Diya as he is known among friends, is a man who is feminine in his ways. Sometimes, though not often, he likes to dress like a woman and wear make-up. He is a transgender, in love with another man.
Transgender man sues after alleged sexual assault by deputy
Gwinnett County taxpayers could be on the hook if a transgender man wins a lawsuit he filed, after he was allegedly sexually assaulted by a deputy while in jail.
Shreveport passes LGBT law, some in BR ask: When is our turn?
Shreveport has become the second Louisiana city after New Orleans to pass an ordinance protecting lesbian, gay and transgender residents from discrimination, prompting some advocates in Baton Rouge to wonder when the Capital City will do the same.
Casal com parceiro transexual autorizado a fazer inseminação artificial
Conselho Nacional de Procriação Medicamente Assistida emite parecer inédito em Portugal.
Comoção e lágrimas marcam enterro de travesti morto a tiros em SP
Sepultamento foi realizado na manhã desta quinta-feira (19), em Macapá.
Jovem amapaense foi morto com um tiro no peito em Campinas (SP).
'Ele viveu a vida que queria', diz prima em velório de travesti morto em SP
Travesti é encontrado morto no loteamento do Velho Antonio em Videira
Foi encontrado morto neste sábado (14) no loteamento do velho Antonio, por volta das 10 horas um travesti, com varias lesões na cabeça.
“Caza al pederasta”: jóvenes ultras importan a España el modelo ruso de violencia homófoba
Preocupante movimiento en redes sociales, donde jóvenes de inconfundible ideología ultraderechista han organizado el llamado “Proyecto Pilla-Pilla”. Una iniciativa destinada a “cazar” supuestos pederastas surgida en España a imitación del Occupy Pedofilyaj ruso, movimiento neonazi cuyo símbolo comparte, y que bajo la excusa de perseguir la pederastia se ha convertido ya en una de las más espantosas muestras de homofobia social de las que ocurren en el país eslavo.
Police launch manhunt to find serial killer at large
Excerpt: After escaping from the asylum in 1989, he killed, along with another man, a female transsexual and a male transvestite, and was again sent to a criminal asylum for psychiatric treatment, authorities quoted in Italian news reports said.
Netherlands bans forced sterilisation to change gender identity on official documents
The Dutch Parliament this week passed a law meaning that trans people who wish to change their gender identity on official documents will not be forced to be sterilised or undergo gender reassignment surgery.
The Netherlands: Victory for Transgender Rights
Netherlands adopts landmark gender identity law, bans forced sterilization
Uganda lawmakers approve anti-homosexuality bill
Ugandan lawmakers on Friday approved a bill that would impose a life sentence upon anyone found guilty of homosexuality.
Uganda Passes Anti-Homosexuality Bill
El Parlamento de Uganda aprueba una ley que castiga con cadena perpetua a los homosexuales que 'reincidan'
Nigeria to pass anti-gay laws
Nigeria’s controversial Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Bill has been voted in unanimously by the Senate in Abuja. All that remains for the Bill to become law, is the signature of Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan.
India tells Supreme Court to review gay sex ban judgement
Goverment is calling on the two Supreme Court judges, who ruled the colonial-era law was still valid, to reconsider their views
Sac Unified School District Unanimously Votes in Favor of Transgender Policy
Sacramento City Unified School District voted unanimously in favor of a transgender policy for students, 7-0.
Sacramento City school board approves transgender policy
LGBT activist reported missing
A well known member of the local Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender community who moved to Portland a few months ago and returned here Friday for a holiday visit has gone missing.
Psych exam ordered for alleged murderer of transwoman
A man accused of brutally murdering a transwoman this past summer will undergo a psychological evaluation before trial, according to a judge’s ruling this week.
Miranda, la transexual expulsada del futbol mexicano
Miranda Itzayana fue expulsada del club Jaguares Aldana debido a presiones de equipos y de la junta general de la liga
Una transexual que desde el año pasado jugaba en la liga mexicana de fútbol femenino denunció que fue expulsada sin razón del torneo en un caso que el oficial consejo contra la discriminación de la Ciudad de México calificó de "discriminatorio".
Crímenes homosexuales escandalizan en República Dominicana
Con el caso del presentador de noticias Claudio Nasco, suman 6 los actos criminales contra personalidades de la televisión, periodistas, médicos y gerentes de empresas, en escenarios con las mismas características e inducidos por la homosexualidad.
Homosexual protagoniza bochornoso espectáculo en la vía pública
Horas antes habría sido arrojado desde un motocarro en estado inconsciente
Ser ou não ser: nunca deveria ser uma questão
Quando as pessoas pensam em transexualidade/transgenderismo acabam sempre por pré-conceber uma imagem que, infelizmente, corresponde a uma grande parte das pessoas trans, mas que não pode nem deve ser generalizada. Convém também referir aqui que as pessoas só concebem mulheres trans (masculino-feminino) e só raramente sequer têm a noção que existem homens trans (feminino- masculino).
Bispo Macedo insinua “cura” para travestis em seu blog
O líder da Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus, o bispo Edir Macedo, tem afrontado ativistas e defensores dos direitos da comunidade LGBT. Isso porque o evangélico utiliza seu blog pessoal para divulgar fotos do antes e depois de travestis, gays e lésbicas “convertidos”. Ou seja, segundo o que mostra no site, sua igreja seria capaz de “curar” LGBTs e “transformá-los” em cidadãos heterossexuais.
Heroísmo não: obrigação
Nesta semana, recebi uma notícia linda e gratificante. Flávia Araújo, transexual que trabalha conosco na Biblioteca da SP Escola de Teatro – Centro de Formação das Artes do Palco, foi aprovada em Biblioteconomia, no Senac, com bolsa integral.
Autoritárismo! Arrogância! Conheçam os Bastidores da Militância Trans no Brasil
Recebi muitos conselhos para não fazer essa publicação, pois estaria lidando com pessoas poderosas e correndo até risco de vida, mais confesso que não consigo ficar calada, e de outra parcela apoio para fazer essa denuncia, tenho que dividir com demais pessoas que tenha conhecimento dos tais fatos! Para quem não conhece a "Antra" é a Associação Nacional de Travestis e Transexuais.
Alunos travestis e transexuais da rede de ensino de Vitória vão ser tratados pelo 'nome social'
Lei quer garantir que os alunos permaneçam nas escolas e sejam tratados da maneira como se reconhecem
Travesti morto em São Paulo será sepultado em Macapá
Enterro deve acontecer nesta quinta-feira (19).
Corpo de vítima foi encontrado no dia 11 de dezembro, em Campinas (SP).
Netherlands bans forced sterilisation of trans people
Holland’s transgender community celebrated a victory this week when the Senate voted on December 17 to ban forced sterilisation of transgender people.
The Netherlands Passes Landmark Gender Identity Law
Trans victory as Netherlands bans forced sterilization
Nigerian Law Outlawing LGBT Advocacy And Criminalizing Same-Sex Marriage Clears Final Test In Senate
If President Goodluck Jonathan signs the bill into law, Nigeria would have the world’s broadest law cracking down on LGBT rights.
Mandela a Hero to Gays, yet Bias Rampant in Africa
Africa's gays are looking for their own Nelson Mandela — someone who will rescue them from violence and a raft of laws that criminalize gay sex.
Transgenders Join Home Guards
For the first time in the history of the State, transgenders would be joining the home guards brigade in the district on Wednesday.
Muslim groups slam clerics, SC's verdict on Section 377
Echoing the sentiments of the LGBT community, some Muslim groups have opposed the Supreme Court's recent order which recriminalizes homosexuality. The groups have demanded scrapping of the draconian section 377.
Mumbai: Muslims rally behind queer community
Religious Groups Challenge Calif. Transgender Law Over Privacy
A coalition of churches and religious groups are trying to overturn a California law that aims to accommodate transgender students.
Wis. queer youth commits suicide; family, friends say bullying was a factor
A 14-year-old Wisconsin youth who identified as gender queer committed suicide on Sunday, and now friends and family are coming forward to say that bullying is to blame.
Vigil held for trans girl aged 14 who committed suicide
Não-vidência e transexualidade: questões transversais
Através das reflexões sobre o corpo não-vidente e suas vivências no mundo, discuto algumas questões de gênero e transsexualidades aplicadas à noção de identificações e potencialidades visuais.
Victory for transgender people in the Netherlands - New Dutch Transgender law adopted by Senate
Last Tuesday night a large majority of the Dutch senate voted in favor of a new transgender law. The Transgender Network Netherlands (TNN) and COC Netherlands speak of a “victory for transgender people in the Netherlands”.
Bollywood Stars Condemn Supreme Court’s Gay Sex Ban
Indian celebrities rally behind the LGBT community after last week’s controversial ruling.
Radio Station for Gay Indians Faces Uphill Battle to Draw Listeners
Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that the Indian law against homosexuality cannot be overturned except by Parliament, gay sex is illegal once again, making it that much harder for young gay, lesbian and transgender Indians to identify themselves as such.
Daily Caller Uses Picture Of Drag Queens To Mock Transgender People
The Daily Caller derided a New Jersey bill that would allow transgender people to change their birth certificates to accurately reflect their gender identity, running the story with an image of drag queens and dubbing the bill a "choose-your-own birth certificate law."
'FREE CECE' - Laverne Cox's documentary to free CeCe McDonald
Laverne Cox is working on documentary, FREE CECE, to bring African-American trans woman, CeCe McDonald's story to a larger audience and shed light on the culture of violence surrounding transphobia.
Friends say Lexi Lopez took her own life after being bullied
The death of a 14-year-old girl is bringing many issues to the forefront in Racine. 14-year-old Lexi Lopez took her own life over the weekend — and now, kids at Racine’s Horlick High School are mobilizing to start “The Lexi Project” — meant to tackle the issues of bullying and sexuality.
15 asesinatos de GLBTI investigará el Gobierno
El Gobierno prevé implementar algunas medidas a favor de la comunidad GLBTI (Gays, Lesbianas, Bisexuales, Transexuales e Intersexo), y en aras de garantizar sus derechos.
No caso de Romário e modelo transexual Thalita Zampirolli, a transfobia ultrapassa o affair
"Transexual sai com Romário e diz: ‘Somos amigos bem íntimos’”, diz a chamada do jornal O Dia desta terça-feira, 17, mostrando uma foto da modelo Thalita Zampirolli de mãos dadas com o ex-jogador.
EP Committee adopts recommendations against discrimination and homophobia
Member of the European Parliament for Malta, Roberta Metsola this morning welcomed the strong vote in the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) in favour of a recommendation for a future EU roadmap against homophobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Trans police officer loses discrimination case against force
A transgender police officer who sued her force after she allegedly had to “out” herself over a police radio system has lost her case at an employment tribunal.
Transsexual PC's discrimination case against Essex Police rejected
UK police rejects trans officer’s claim she was ‘forcibly outed’
Murder victim’s stepfather claims the ‘law is a farce’ as transsexual killer is moved from Cornton Vale
The parents of murdered Glenrothes man Robert Shankland have taken no comfort from hearing his killer has been moved out of the all-female Cornton Vale prison.
Maltese trans woman honoured for government challenge on marriage law
A transgender woman in Malta whose challenge against the government led to changes in national marriage law, will be honoured as part of the country’s Republic Day.
Eunuchs Open Dhaba, Taste Success
An enterprising group of eunuchs is running a successful dhaba (highway eatery) 4 km from here. Satara Dhaba is located at Thippareddy Auto Nagar (Kyadigere) on the Pune-Bangalore National Highway.
World unites against India's gay sex ban
Around the globe, people peacefully take to the streets to renounce the recent ruling of the India Supreme Court
Daily Life names Cate McGregor amongst 20 most influential women of the year
Daily Life’s annual list, naming the 20 women who have inspired and influenced Australian women throughout the year, has included LGBTI advocate and allies, Mehreen Faruqi and Tanya Plibersek as well as the Army’s highest ranking transgender officer, Lieutenant Colonel Cate McGregor.
Vancouver’s trans working group seeking feedback on public places
The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation is soliciting community input on how public places such as parks, pools, beaches, community centres and skating rinks can better serve transgender people.
Rules Would Let Transgender Athletes Compete in California
The State of California is considering new rules that could allow transgender athletes to compete in boxing, kick-boxing and mixed martial arts events.
Openly trans ESPN editor talks about coming out on the job
"One of the greatest crises for transgender people in general is employment," ESPN writer/editor Christina Kahrl told an audience at an Egalite Chicago networking event for Advertising Professionals and Allies.
New Jersey Moves on Transgender Birth Certificate Bill
A new bill may help resolve an issue that affects thousands of transgender people in New Jersey.
New Jersey Senate approves bill allowing trans people to obtain new birth certificates
Women Forced Out of Rehab for Being Trans Allowed to File Discrimination Case
After years navigating the court system, a transgender woman who was forced out of a court-ordered drug rehabilitation program will be allowed to proceed with her discrimination case against that program.
La homofobia afecta la salud de mujeres lesbianas y transgénero
Los resultados de trabajo y la experiencia demostrada durante décadas fueron insuficientes para que esta economista de profesión conservara su puesto de directiva en la Empresa Provincial de Correos de Cuba de Cienfuegos, ciudad a 280 kilómetros al suroeste de la capital.
Comunidad LGBT Eligen Miss Trans RD
El pasado sabado 14 de diciembre la comunidad LGBT eligió la primera miss belleza Trans Dominicana 2013.
Ser mulher trans é... Uma dissertação
É sempre complicado escrever. Seja sobre mim, sobre os outros, sobre um assunto que me toca. Principalmente porque é um exercício de concentração, de me despir em relação a quem lê, de me mostrar como sou e não como os outros gostariam ou esperariam que eu fosse. Ser uma mulher trans é apenas uma parte de mim. Uma parte de um todo. Não é ser trans que me define. Ser trans ajuda a definir-me, como o facto de ser inteligente, alegre, triste, racional, emotiva e por aí fora.
Homofobia: Homem é morto por estrangulamento dentro de pousada no centro de João Pessoa
Um homem com aproximadamente 30 anos de idade e conhecido apenas por “ Larissa” foi encontrado morto no início da madrugada desta segunda-feira (16) dentro de uma pousada na Capital.
La Junta expedientará al colegio de Málaga que se niega a respetar la identidad de género de una alumna
La Consejería de Educación iniciará un expediente por el conflicto abierto sobre la escolarización de una menor transexual en el colegio San Patricio de Málaga, según informó este sábado el titular andaluz de Educación, Luciano Alonso. Dicho procedimiento podría acabar con la retirada del concierto al centro, dependiente de la Fundación Diocesana Santa María de la Victoria, que pertenece al Obispado de Málaga, si se demuestra que ha incumplido las obligaciones del acuerdo en vigor.
Etude sur les discriminations au travail dûes à l’orientation sexuelle et à l’identité de genre : l’ULB mène l’enquête
Flag ! vous propose de participer à une autre enquête sur les discriminations LGBT dans le monde du travail.
Vulnerability of gay and transgender Indians goes way beyond Section 377
Prompting international outrage, the Supreme Court of India has overturned a “reading-down” of the notorious Section 377 of the India Penal Code.
Book actors for backing gays: Activist
Hyderabad Inc. to withdraw gay support?
Section 377 judgement doesn't make sense in this day and age: Anjali Gopalan
Transgender Rights '20 Years Behind' Gay Rights Due To Smaller Population
In David Crary's recent Associated Press article exploring the hurdles facing the transgender rights movement, Michael Silverman — executive director of the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund — said, "My sense is that we are 20 years behind the mainstream gay and lesbian movement in terms of public understanding."
Cleveland Police: recent slayings of transgender women are 'crimes of hate
A Cleveland Police leader on Sunday publicly recognized that the department is treating the recent slayings of two transgender women as acts of hate.
Activists discuss violence in LGBT community
Preparan Ley de Identidad de Género
La Procuraduría de la Diversidad Sexual elabora un anteproyecto de Ley de Identidad de Género con el fin de garantizar el derecho a una identidad a las mujeres y hombres transexuales, anunció ayer Samira Montiel, quien está al frente de este ente público.
Del otro lado del espejo
Jazmín Soledad Martínez fue coronada joven reina norteña de un certamen federal en el que la identidad fue tendencia sin descuidar ni por un minuto el glam. Brillo no es vulgaridad ni capricho frívolo cuando se copan, con los tacos bien puestos, lugares que antes estaban vedados. Crónica de un despliegue de feminidades de espaldas al estereotipo.
Primeira travesti professora universitária do Brasil recebe posse em Redenção
A Universidade de Integração Internacional da Lusofonia Afro-Brasileira (Unilab), deu posse, na manhã desta segunda-feira (9), à primeira travesti professora universitária de uma instituição federal no Brasil. O ato de posse a Luma Nogueira de Andrade foi realizado no município de Redenção, a 55 km de Fortaleza.
UE equipara derechos laborales de parejas hetero y homosexuales
El Tribunal de Justicia de la UE decidió que las parejas de hecho homosexuales tendrán los mismos beneficios laborales que los matrimonios heterosexuales en los países comunitarios donde las primeras no puedan casarse.
Pre-op transsexual killer moved out of Corton Vale all-women jail after claims he had romps with other prisoners
Paris Green, who used to be known as Peter Laing - was only sent to prison five weeks ago after being convicted of murder.
Transgender Joanne gets national award
Joanne Cassar, who won a long battle against the government for the right to marry her boyfriend after having gender reassignment, will today be awarded the Ġieħ ir-Repubblika.
Transgender who challenged government’s intransigence to be honoured
Ethiopia's War on Homosexuals
In a bleak little apartment on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, nearly a dozen men in their 20s take turns trying on a pair of black skinny jeans and watching Project Runway episodes downloaded off YouTube. There’s no plumbing, Internet or furniture, but because the space is private, it’s paradise.
Outrage, scepticism at Uganda U-turn on LGBTI clinics
Eighteen months after slamming activists who opened a clinic for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Kampala, Uganda’s health ministry has decided it was a good idea after all and has begun setting up similar facilities, prompting outrage from the Ministry for Ethics and Integrity and scepticism from some in civil society.
Governor Shema signs law prohibiting homosexuality, lesbianism in Katsina
Gov. Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State on Thursday signed a law which prescribed 14 years’ imprisonment, without option of fine, for those found guilty of homosexuality, lesbianism and sexual harassment.
India’s Home Affairs Minister says government will not move swiftly on gay sex ban
India’s Home Affairs Minister appears to have indicated the government will likely appeal the Supreme Court’s recriminalization of homosexuality in the courts rather than passing a bill to resolve the issue
India’s Gay-Rights Movement Rises Up After Supreme Court Criminalizes Homosexuality
Won't allow LGBT persecution, says Chidambaram
Supreme Court blames Centre for taking time in deciding on Section 377
India's LGBT Community is Not Alone in Protesting Court's Anti-Gay Sex Ruling
Love and Gender, According to the Hindu Epics
Now that the Supreme Court has restored the 19th-century ban on homosexuality, when all the arguments are done, when we Indians have heard everything about freedom over our bodies and homosexuality being a Western import and the right to privacy and more, maybe it’s time to remember our traditions. Perhaps there are lessons there about homosexuality too.
Was homosexuality, transgenderism part of our culture?
The real Ramrajya
DU seeks third gender status for transgenders
The Delhi University has urged the ministry of social justice and empowerment to provide the status of ‘third gender’ to the transgender community.
Serial agitator faces Thammasat's wrath over flag-flying protest
Fellow transgender students are campaigning to have her expelled, but Aum Neko claims she's being bullied because of her political views
Japan top court says transsexual is father of IVF baby
A transsexual man, who was born a woman, has been recognised by Japan’s top court as the legal father of his wife’s child, in a national first.
Is it time for a national rethink on transgender rights?
A recent campaign on Sydney university campuses has brought attention to the issue of gender-neutral bathrooms, writes Lane Sainty.
Poll: Majority of Americans Support Trans-Inclusive ENDA
Though most Americans support transgender protections in the workplace, House Speaker John Boehner has not shown any initiative to get a full vote for the bill.
Many Hurdles Ahead for Transgender Rights Movement
As gays and lesbians rack up victories in their quest for marriage equality and other rights, transgender Americans are following in their path — hopefully, but less smoothly.
Rocky road ahead for transgender rights movement
Two transgender women murdered in one week
The murder of two transgender women in less than two days has the LGBT community looking for answers that do not seem to be coming.
A Jurisprudência Brasileira da Transexualidade: uma reflexão à luz de Dworkin
A transexualidade é um dos temas mais controversos da bioética.
La Junta expedienta al colegio que discrimina a una niña transexual
Alonso advierte de que el centro podría perder el concierto si no cumple sus obligaciones
Los colectivos de personas transexuales en Andalucía consideran haber sido engañados
"No podemos apoyar un texto que convierte a toda persona transexual en sospechosa de tener una enfermedad mental", afirman desde estas asociaciones.
Los colectivos trans andaluces se sienten “engañados” con el borrador de proyecto de ley integral de transexualidad
All Three Defendants Acquitted in Trans Murder
The three defendants who were being tried, without arrest, for the murder of trans individual Ece Pulat were acquitted due to a lack of evidence. Ece Pulat was found in İzmir’s Aliağa district having been decapitated and left on vacant land in March 2011.
Europe’s cheapest transsexual surgery clinic
Belgrade has become one of the main international destinations, such as Casablanca, for cheap sex-change operations.
Transgenders' stir against SC verdict
Joining the widespread protests against the Supreme Court's verdict upholding Section 377 of IPC that criminalizes homosexuality, the transgender community of strife-torn Manipur staged demonstrations in Imphal on Friday evening.
BDS demands 3 CA seats to third gender
The Blue Diamond Society (BDS) has urged the government to give space to the third gender in the new Constituent Assembly (CA).
Japan court issues landmark ruling on transgender parent’s rights
Japan’s Supreme Court this week ruled that a toddler born to a transgender man and his wife through artificial insemination shall be regarded as their legitimate child.
Doubt remains about top court ruling on transgender paternity
First Japanese trans man recognized as father of child conceived with donor sperm
Japan: Supreme Court awards legal parental status to trans man
In landmark case, Japan’s top court says transsexual man is legal father of IVF baby
Quebec legislators amend bill to make it easier to legally change gender
The Quebec National Assembly passed an amendment Dec. 6th to its civil code removing the stipulation that persons wanting to legally change their gender identity must first undergo sex-change surgery.
HHS to Reevaluate Ban on Gender-Confirming Surgeries
The federal Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday that it will reconsider a longstanding denial of gender-confirming surgeries for transgender people on federally subsidized healthcare.
Transgender Asylum Seekers Face Deportation ‘Revolving Door’
Exhausted and defeated, Viviana boarded an airplane two years ago in San Antonio, Texas, facing her fifth deportation from the United States back to Honduras, a country from which she’d been fleeing violence for almost a decade.
New school policy protects transgender students
Just weeks after an agender student was set on fire in Oakland while riding an AC Transit bus, the Berkeley Unified School District has adopted new policies to protect those who are transgender, gender fluid, or do not identify as male or female.
TCRA shifts focus to transgender rights
The Civil Rights Agenda ( TCRA ) will now be shifting the focus of their efforts, after the Illinois marriage equality victory, to rights that have been denied to the often marginalized transgender community of Illinois.
New Jersey Senate panel approves trans and intersex birth certificate bill
The bill, which allows trans and intersex people to obtain a new birth certificate without surgery, was approved by a 6-2 vote by the committee
N.J. senate panel approves transgender birth certificate bill
Transexual revela como projeto 'Damas' ajudou capacitar e enfrentar mercado de trabalho
A ocupação em algum cargo no mercado de trabalho é chamada popularmente de "lugar ao sol". Um espaço em que a produção, a eficiência, a satisfação e a recompensa conversam em prol da cidadania e da dignidade. Para quem é travesti ou transexual, a concorrência se alia ao preconceito e o estigma leva grande parte para a prostituição – um trabalho autônomo que merece todo o respeito e direitos, mas que não pode ser visto como sinônimo de “trans” ou a única opção do grupo.
Sex change turmoil at Antrim Borough Council
Staff at a Northern Ireland council have reportedly been threatened with disciplinary action if they don't accept a male colleague's right to start a new life as a woman.
Turkey's first trans TV reporter tells her story
One of the 2013’s most intriguing LGBTI newsmakers is someone who literally makes news.
UN: Indian Supreme Court decision to ban homosexuality breaks international law
The United Nations’ High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, has expressed her dismay at the Indian Supreme Court’s decision to recriminalise same-sex sexual activity.
Transgenders to be inducted as Home Guards
In a path-breaking initiative, the Madurai district police have decided to induct transgenders into the service of Tamil Nadu Home Guards.
Obama administration may add taxpayer-funded sex-change operations to ObamaCare, Medicare, Medicaid
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is one of the most controversial laws in America because of its mandates, taxes, and coverage of elective abortions with a $1 surcharge. Now, there may be another reason for debate on the law's merits: taxpayer-funded “gender reassignment” surgery.
Younger Americans Back Transgender Worker Protections
But United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll finds support decreases with age.
Schools prepare for new transgender bathroom law
Beginning on January 1 a controversial new law takes effect in California's public schools.
Bay Area schools adapting to changing times
Jenna Blue: Have You Seen This Missing Woman?
Friends and family are looking for Jenna Blue, a 41-year-old transgender woman who went missing in San Francisco in September and was officially classified as a missing person this week.
Student Group ‘DePaul Outlaws’ Promotes Fundraiser for 'Gender-Affirming' Surgery
An officially recognized student group at DePaul University College of Law is promoting a fundraiser to help pay for “gender-affirming” surgery to remove the breasts of a woman who identifies as a man.
Transgender woman suffers from disability, Brooklyn judge rules
A transgender woman who alleged discrimination at a residential drug rehabilitation may proceed with her suit, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Debra Silber ruled.
Trans Woman Can Purse Bias Claim Against Residential Drug Program
N.J. Senate approves bill to allow transgender people to obtain new birth certificate
A state Senate panel today approved a bill that would require the state Health Department to issue a new birth certificate for people who have gone through the clinical process of altering their gender.
Appeal pending in case of man freed after being convicted in Syracuse transgender woman’s death
New York state’s highest court will consider an appeal of the verdict that freed a man convicted of killing a Syracuse transgender woman.
LGBTQ Community Will Gather Dec. 15 to Discuss Recent Violence
The recent murders of Betty Skinner and Brittany Stergis have galvanized the region's transgender community, prompting open discussions amid bouts of fright and worry.
Travesti é morto com 25 facadas na grande Messejana, em Fortaleza
Um travesti de 25 anos foi executado com golpes de madeira, facadas e pedradas no Bairro Alto Alegre, na região de Messejana, em Fortaleza. A vítima estava na calçada quando foi abordada. A Polícia ainda não sabe qual foi o motivo do crime.
No Amapá, mãe de travesti morto em São Paulo pede justiça à polícia
Corpo de vítima foi abandonado em um ramal na cidade Campinas, em SP.
Família enfrenta dificuldades para realizar enterro no Amapá.
Human rights in the world: Parliament’s annual report points to serious abuses for LGBTI people
Yesterday, the European Parliament voted its annual report on human rights in the world. The report reviews the situation of human rights (including the human rights of LGBTI persons) worldwide, and makes annual recommendations for EU action.
Los andaluces podrán elegir su propio sexo
Este viernes se registrará en el Parlamento andaluz el proyecto de Ley de transexualidad. El texto, pactado por los grupos de izquierda y las asociaciones de transexuales, alumbrará la norma más progresista de Europa: se destierran los test psiquiátricos, y la identidad de género pasa a depender de la autopercepción.
India Supreme Court said gays should be criminalized because discrimination isn’t proven
India’s Supreme Court made the bizarre argument that it should not uphold the striking down of the country’s colonial era anti-sodomy law because it had not been proven that gays are discriminated against in India
India Supreme Court recriminalizes homosexuality
India’s Supreme Court upholds anti-gay sex law
Dismissing “So-Called Rights of LGBT People,” Indian Supreme Court Revives Sodomy Law
India Government Likely to Review Anti-Gay Sex Law
Up next, ruling on transgenders
Dark Times Ahead for Transgenders
Tough times for India's transgender community
India's gay sex ban 'worst event to happen in global gay rights'
Indignación en la India por ilegalizar de nuevo las relaciones homosexuales
El partido gobernante indio critica al Supremo por la penalización
Prohibir relaciones homosexuales en India viola el Derecho Internacional: ONU
Gay sex verdict: Govt considers options, Sonia disappointed with SC ruling
MPs voice reservation on SC verdict on homosexuality
Pillay lamenta la decisión india sobre las relaciones homosexuales
Rare unity: Religious leaders come out in support of Section 377
Reaction to SC ruling on homosexuality lands PepsiCo in trouble
Homosexuality ruling: Government hints at legislative route
UN chief calls for equality for lesbians, gays and bisexuals
Bollywood comes out in support of the LGBT community
India: Alta Comisionada expresa consternación por penalización de relaciones homosexuales
Indian media outrage over gay sex ruling
North American South Asian LGBTQ Groups Disappointed in India Court Ruling
Eunuchs clash with impersonators in Ambala
A fight broke out between eunuchs and a group of youths, who were allegedly posing as the former and taking money from people in their name, in Ambala on Wednesday afternoon. When the eunuchs learnt about impersonators cheating people in their name, they thrashed one of them in Sector 7 on Wednesday afternoon, and police had to be called in to bring situation under control.