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quarta-feira, janeiro 29, 2014

Travesti é esfaqueado e morto em Itaguaí (RJ)
O suspeito mantinha um relacionamento com o travesti e teria cometido o crime por ciúmes. O corpo da vítima foi encontrado dentro de um tonel, abandonado em um matagal em Itaguaí, na região metropolitana do Rio.

Bridgwater brothers beat up transsexual in street attack, court heard
Two brothers who attacked a transsexual in the street have been spared a prison sentence.

François Hollande et son gouvernement: le dépôt et le vote d'une loi d'identité de genre pour les trans
En 2006, à la suite d'une occupation de la rue Solferino par Act Up Paris et le Groupe d'Action Trans, François Hollande s'était engagé, si le PS arrivait au pouvoir, de faire voter une loi permettant aux personnes trans de bénéficier d'une identité légale en accord avec leur nouvelle vie sociale, opération ou non, ainsi qu'un accès aux traitements et opérations à la demande.

REPORT: "Transgender activism in Russia" by Yana Sitnikova
This article was submitted to Freedom Requires Wings by Yana Sitnikova, a Russian transfeminist activist from Moscow.

Taking a stand: No jobs, no rights, transgender community decry social apathy
Transgender and social activists have decided to kick off a rights campaign from today in the wake of recent police raids and discriminatory television programmes that have allegedly shown the community in a negative light.

Transgender killing: Case filed against MP’s brother, four others
It was learnt that all the accused fled the locality after the case had been lodged
A case was lodged with Nabiganj police station yesterday afternoon against five persons in connection with the death of a transgender.

Govt wants transgender dads' status in register
The Justice Ministry on Monday issued a notice requiring municipalities to register transgender men as the fathers of children born to their wives through artificial insemination.
Transgender men get paternal status

Fox News, CNN Ignore Their Own Advice On Transgender Coverage
Media critics on Fox News and CNN criticized a recent article that outed the inventor of a golf putter as a transgender woman. The two networks' history of problematic transgender coverage suggests that CNN and Fox could stand to take their own advice.

CeCe McDonald on the Alicia Menendez Show
CeCe McDonald appeared on the Alicia Menendez Show on the new Fusion Network to talk about what she's up to now and the challenges facing transwomen of color.

Is Google outing transgender people?
Since the New Year, Google+ privacy violation accusations have become downright commonplace

Dr. V's Partner Speaks Out, Believes Grantland 90% to Blame in Timing of Suicide
An Arizona reporter was able to speak with Gerri Jordan, business partner of Essay Anne Vanderbilt. Jordan's humanizing account of Vanderbilt's final months answers old questions while creating new ones.

Transgender study looks at 'exceptionally high' suicide-attempt rate
A whopping 41% of people who are transgender or gender-nonconforming have attempted suicide sometime in their lives, nearly nine times the national average, according to a sweeping survey released three years ago.
New study: Family rejection, violence — cause for high transgender suicide attempt rate

No plea, no new answers in deadly Sacramento light rail shooting
Yvette Tillis wiped tears from her eyes just moments before 32-year-old Lynnsey Braun appeared in a Sacramento County courtroom on Monday.

'Pebbelz Da Model' trial: Jury selected in fatal buttocks injection case, opening arguments Tuesday
Opening arguments are scheduled Tuesday in the trial of a woman charged in Mississippi with helping arrange the unlicensed buttocks injections that prosecutors say killed a Georgia woman in 2012.

Reinas transexuales se desnudan por la igualdad
Las recién coronadas Miss Puerto Rico Gay Universe y Miss Puerto Rico Gay World, Kimberly Vásquez y Andrea Medina, respectivamente, se despojaron de su vestimenta para posar desnudas ante el lente fotográfico. Esto para crear conciencia sobre la igualdad de derechos para la comunidad LGBTT.