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quarta-feira, dezembro 04, 2013

ATA-Sylvia Rivera pide retirar el concierto con la Fundación Diocesana Santa Maria de la Victoria por discriminar a una alumna transexual
Ni un minuto más se puede tolerar que en Málaga un colegio, que además es concertado, siga discriminando a una alumna transexual, saltándose así las exigencias de la propia Consejería de Educación. Una a una están siendo incumplidas las pautas que ha establecido la Inspección Educativa de la Junta por parte del centro escolar dependiente de la Fundación Diocesana.

La unidad que atiende a las personas transexuales en Andalucía se opone a la ley integral
Las unidades de Transexualidad e Identidad de Género de toda España y la Sociedad Española de Psiquitaría piden a "los promotores" de la futura ley que "reconsideren el texto actual" en relación a la atención médica

Study reveals that nearly 80% of trans people in Ireland have contemplated suicide
A new survey has revealed worrying statistics that 80% of trans people in Ireland have considered suicide.

The 3rd International Intersex Forum raises important issues
Between 29 November and 1 December, the Third International Intersex Forum, supported by ILGA and ILGA-Europe, took place in Valletta, Malta.

Europe must react to escalation of human rights violations in Lithuania
ILGA-Europe is seriously concerned with the current developments and the state of human rights of LGBTI people in Lithuania.

Centre for Gender Advocacy to sue Quebec
Lawsuit to invalidate the province’s restrictive laws on sex-change

Audrey Gauthier: First openly transsexual president of a union local in Canada
When Audrey Gauthier was elected president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) local 4041, representing Air Transat flight attendants, on November 1 she had a sense something special might have happened. Gauthier is openly transsexual, and she knew that there weren’t many other openly trans-people holding positions of power in the labour movement.

Transgender Parents Don't Always Understand - Including Celebrities
Hollywood superstar couple Warren Beatty and Annette Bening are heading down the slippery slope to a $108 million ($A118m) divorce.

County registrars to verify repeal of transgender law
County registrars of voters are in the process of verifying if 614,311 signatures collected by opponents of a transgender student law will be enough to qualify for a statewide referendum.

WATCH: Agender Teen, Hate-Crime Victim, Happy to Be Home
Sasha Fleischman, who identifies as agender — a nonbinary gender that's neither male nor female — suffered third-degree burns when another teenager lit Fleischman's skirt on fire on a public bus in Oakland.

Sacramento State celebrates National Transgender Day of Remembrance
Three Bay Area artists celebrated National Transgender Day of Remembrance at the Hinde Auditorium Nov. 20 through various art displays and a comedic book reading.

Montgomery Found Incompetent To Stand Trial
Suspect in 2012 murder of transgender woman Deoni Jones set for fourth mental evaluation

Transgender Teen Reported Missing in Honolulu
Police are searching for 15-year-old Christian Kukahiko, who may be in a state of emotional distress.

Transgendered students offered continuous support
A year has passed since the University of Iowa became the first school in the nation to show support for the LGBT community during the admission application process.

'Legends Lunch' honors trans, HIV heroes
This year's Legends Lunch All Stars Awards celebrated and honored the lives and resilience of trans-people and survivors of HIV. It saw an array of talented performers and honors distributed to transgender and HIV activists and supporters from across the city.

BCPC Launches Women’s Groups, Observes Trans Awareness Month
The Brooklyn Community Pride Center celebrated its fifth anniversary this year with a move to a new downtown location that allows them to open their doors to events like a Women’s Culture Night and an innovative Queer Co-Working program. Along with special events like their recent candlelight vigil for the Transgender Day of Remembrance, these programs show the community that Brooklyn is a place for LGBTs.

Jamaica Police round up gays and cross dressers accused of stealing
Jamaican Police have rounded up a group of gay men and cross dressers who were sleeping rough in a gully, accusing them of being thieves

Pregnant trans man becomes first to marry under new gender identity law
Under a new law which allows transgender people to marry without the legal requirement of gender reassignment surgery, a trans man has married his partner whilst eight-months pregnant.