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quinta-feira, janeiro 30, 2014

UN Paper: Trans Health, Rights Must Be at the Center of Development Work
A discussion paper on Transgender Health & Human Rights, published by The United Nations Development Programme on January 6, intends to serve as a resource for the UN to better know and serve the interests of transgender people in regard to its work in health, HIV, the rule of law, and development. The paper is intended to ensure that UNDP’s international development work is informed by and advances the health and human rights concerns of transgender people, including issues such as legal gender recognition, violence, discrimination, and transition related health services.

Prosecutor shelves transsexual child case
A prosecutor has shelved the case against the San Patricio Catholic School in Malaga for treating a transsexual child as a boy.

Transvestite attacker sentenced to prison
PALMA court has sentenced a man to six years in prison for raping a transvestite in S’Arenal and attacking him when he realised he wasn’t a woman.

Juan Pedro Tudela pide perdón por sus declaraciones y admite su desconocimiento de la realidad transexual
uan Pedro Tudela, uno de los responsables de FITUR Gay LGTB 2014, ha pedido perdón por sus declaraciones tránsfobas de hace unos días, que tanto revuelo han causado. Tudela reconoce además su desconocimiento de la realidad transexual y anuncia su disposición a aprender más sobre ella.

Trans women arrested under law which bans ‘imitating the opposite sex’
More than half a dozen trans women have been arrested in Kuwait for “imitating the opposite sex”, in the past week.

Zimbabwe Trans Woman Detained and Stripped Naked for Using Female Restroom
Ricky Nathanson, has been detained by Zimbabwe's police, forced to strip naked and charged with "criminal nuisance" for using a female toilet at a city hotel.

Drive begins to make city friendly towards transgenders
The Gender Interactive Alliance’s (GIA) movement and awareness campaign aimed at making Karachi a transgender-friendly city will commence on Wednesday (today).

Transgender granny killer Derek Sinden refused bail after allegedly assaulting woman, 82
A transgender granny killer who frightened his victim to death in a terrifying home invasion is back in custody after allegedly attacking a woman in her 80s.

[New Zealand]
NZ couple to remarry as wife and wife
A woman is looking to turn her ex-husband into her future wife when the pair remarries under New Zealand's Civil Union and Marriage Equality law.

[New Zealand]
High risks for transgender students
New research by the University of Auckland shows transgender high-school students are at high risk of suicide and depression.

Social media campaign #Time4Rights promotes transgender equality in Saskatchewan
The question is simple: Why do you support transgender rights?

Psychiatrist Keith Ablow: I’ll keep speaking out against transgenderism despite death threats
Dr. Keith Ablow, M.D., has been the target of death threats for his view that so-called ‘transgenderism’ is unproven science that puts vulnerable children at risk of unnecessary surgical procedures and lifelong confusion.

3 of 4 Transgender Victims of Violence at School Attempt Suicide
Those of you still scratching your heads about a new California law that gives transgender students equal access to such aspects of public schools as bathrooms of their choice and sports teams of their choice should check out this new study from UCLA and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Transgender student rights law in California triggers sharp divide

Kosilek lawyers: DOC too slow on sex-change operation
Lawyers for transsexual wife-killer Michelle Kosilek, who this month won a federal court decision in support of a taxpayer-funded sex-change operation, say the Department of Correction has been too slow in scheduling the surgery and want a judge to pressure the prison system into a timeline.
Michelle Kosilek lawyers cry stall

Md. insurance carriers can't discriminate against transgender individuals, state says
Maryland's insurance regulator issued a bulletin Tuesday clarifying that while insurance policies in the state do not have to cover treatments related to gender reassignment, insurance carriers cannot discriminate against transgender Marylanders based on their gender identities.

Expert: Ga. woman died from past buttocks injections, not referral from defendant Pebbelz Da Model
A defense expert testified Tuesday that a Georgia woman died from previous unlicensed cosmetic injections in her buttocks, not the ones at the center of a depraved-heart murder trial in Mississippi.

Social Security Admin slams trans widow, 92
A 92-year old New York trans woman was denied Social Security survivors benefits following her husband’s passing in 2012.

Activists to Protest NYPD's Handling of Transwoman's Murder
On Thursday, Jan. 30 at 4 p.m., a coalition of representatives from New York City human rights organizations will protest the NYPD’s negligence in the immediate aftermath of the brutal beating death of transgender woman, Islan Nettles. The protest at One Police Plaza demands an explanation by incoming NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton and the NYPD for its initial malfeasance on the case and demands a report on the current status of the homicide investigation by NY County District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

Eugene City Council adds 'gender identity' to non-discrimination policy
The City Council passed a resolution Monday amending Eugene's non-discrmination policy to include the phrase "gender identity."

"María Chuzema" defiende su cuento de niña transgénero
Tere Marichal escribió el cuento Carla Feliz y lo contará este domingo en la Plaza de la Barandilla

Avances y retrocesos en derechos para comunidad LGBTI
Procuraduría anuncia proyecto de ley de identidad de género pero persisten discriminación y homofobia.

Iquitos: Asesinan a estilista homosexual en discoteca
Un estilista homosexual fue asesinado en la discoteca 'Papillón' del distrito de San Juan en la ciudad de Iquitos.
Se trata de Brayan Kevin Lui Inuma (32), conocido como 'Naomi', quien habría perecido a manos de su pareja César Montes Valle, quien preso de los celos lo atacó con una llave mecánica.