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sábado, janeiro 11, 2014

Prejudice plague transgender people
Between the 1st of January 2008 and the 31st of October 2013, 1 374 killings of Trans people were reported in 60 countries. This shows a significant sustained level of violence against Trans people. A new report by the UN Development Program (UNDP) investigates and discusses the situation of Trans people all over the world.

Travesti é morto a tiros por engano
O travesti Rômulo Carlos Ferreira Lopes, de 20 anos, conhecido como Luana Professora, foi morto com vários tiros de cartucheira calibre 28, no fim da tarde de ontem, na Rua Vicente de Paula, no Bairro Ipiranga, muito frequentado por usuários de drogas, garotas de programa e...

Tragedia in via Borgoratti, 22enne si lancia dalla finestra
Un ragazzo di 22 anni, noto anche su facebook come Aurora, si è suicidato in via Borgoratti lanciandosi dal balcone di casa. Studente universitario di lettere, il giovane era stato recentemente lasciato dal fidanzato

Lone eunuch candidate loses
The lone eunuch candidate for the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation ( BMC) election from ward 15 has been defeated.

Leaked Emails Support B. Scott's Claims of BET Discrimination
Emails allegedly sent between network executives before and after the June 2013 BET Awards lend credibility to transgender media maven B. Scott's allegations of discrimination based on his gender identity.

Trans actress Laverne Cox not holding a grudge against Katie Couric
Orange is The New Black star 'grateful' for the opportunity to bring trans issues to the forefront
Trans actress Laverne Cox: ‘A preoccupation with transition and surgery objectifies trans people’

Differing views about transgender initiative
A Chino-based group looking to put a referendum on the ballot to halt a new law that gives additional legal protections to transgender public school students has come up short, according to the office of Secretary of State Debra Bowen. But they did collect enough signatures, according to a sample count, to trigger a full recount of the total 619,244 signatures collected.
Transgender Law Referendum Alive
'Bathroom bill' opponents in CA expect voters will decide issue in November
Signature Count Begins in Effort to Overturn Law That Lets Boys Play on Girls’ Sports Teams
Trans Kids Withstand NOM Panic Attack
AB1266: San Diego LGBTQIA groups rally to support trans students
Transgender rights referendum one step closer

Bullied Transgender Teen Charged With Battery For Fighting Back
Jewelyes Gutierrez, a 16-year-old transgender student at Hercules High School in Martinez, California, is facing a misdemeanor battery charge after she fought back against the students who repeatedly tormented her. Although she originally looked to school officials to stop the bullying from her three female classmates, the harassment continued until Gutierrez lashed out on November 14th of last year.
Questions arise over district attorney's decision to charge transgender teen
‘Bullied’ transgender boy charged with assault for hitting girl at school
Transgender teen faces charges after fighting bullies
Trans Teen Charged With Battery Following Schoolyard Altercation

Republican attacks respected Hawaiian leader
The President of Hawaii’s Republican Assembly has viciously referred to a respected transgender teacher and leader as a "transvestite drag queen" in a bizarre attempt to criticise sex ed programmes.
Republican leader criticized for comments on Hawaiian leader

The Legacy Of The “Boys Don’t Cry” Hate Crime 20 Years Later
In December 1993, Brandon Teena, a young transgender man, was raped and murdered in Humboldt, Neb. Two decades later, Brandon’s story still resonates with discussions about rape culture, LGBT youth homelessness, and misgendering trans people.

Boy, 4, found dead in Manhattan bathtub 'was burned and beaten by transgender babysitter for weeks after he was left by his dad'
• Myles Dobson was found unconscious on Wednesday and later died
• Babysitter Janaie Jones told police she left him alone and heard a 'thud'
• She 'later admitted she had beat him with a belt, burned him with cigarettes and locked him alone in the bathroom to control his behavior'
• She had been caring for Myles since December 18 when his father was arrested and taken to jail; his mother's whereabouts are not known
• Any charges will be filed following the autopsy

The sex-change sweethearts who fell in love after BOTH swapped genders split up - but say they'll always have a 'unique bond'
• Katie Hill and Arin Andrews were both born the opposite sex
• Katie, 19, and Arin, 17, met at a support group in Tulsa, Oklahoma
• Both have undergone hormone therapy and Katie had gender reassignment surgery shortly after her 18th birthday
• Couple now decided to split to focus on enjoying life
• Will remain close friends to support each other

New trans policy on the books for police
The Philadelphia Police Department is in the process of rolling out new guidelines aimed at ensuring law-enforcement officers treat transgender and gender-nonconforming citizens respectfully.

Transgender housing case hits legal roadblock
Transgender woman Roxanne Joganik is facing possible mediation in her lawsuit against a property owner who kicked her out of his trailer park in Athens last year.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development filed the lawsuit in October against the park owner, George Toone.

Fired trans AT&T employee files complaint
A transgender AT&T employee has filed the first complaint under San Antonio’s new nondiscrimination ordinance, which protects against bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity.