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sábado, dezembro 14, 2013

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.