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terça-feira, fevereiro 04, 2014

Travesti é assassinado dentro de casa
Mais um homicídio foi registrado neste final de semana, na capital. Um travesti, Lourivaldo Xavier, de 30 anos, foi alvejado com seis tiros, que atingiram a cabeça e o tórax. Ele foi assassinado dentro da sua residência, localizada no bairro São Sebastião, na noite de sábado (01). Ele era conhecido como Raíssa.

There are Obstacles to LGBTs Access to Health Care
Esin Polat, a student in Kaos GL Association’s “Criticism of Heterosexism and Alternative Policies” course in the Women’s Studies Program of the Ankara University, interviewed Cemal Hüseyin Güvercin M.D. about LGBT (lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans) people’s experiences in accessing to health care.

PHOTOS: Tel Aviv protest denounces violence against transgender people
Approximately 1,000 transgender and LGBTQ activists marched Thursday night along the streets of Tel Aviv to protest transphobic hate crimes. The protest, organized by “Gila – Project for Trans Empowerment,” was held following an attack on a trans sex worker two weeks ago in Tel Aviv by eleven men with pepper spray and electric shockers. After their arrest, it was revealed that all eleven were off-duty border policemen. Police officials called the assault a “prank” fueled by “boredom.”
Hundreds rally to protest violence against transgender community

Transgenders turn insurance agents in Madurai
In a major ‘policy’ breakthrough for the people living with HIV, the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA), the national insurance regulator, in 2013 issued a circular to all insurance companies in India to extend health coverage to HIV-infected persons.

Danielle's story: The Life of a Transsexual in Singapore
I met Danielle last week over a burger and away from the crowds on the western side of of Singapore.

Colorado College to adopt transgender-inclusive healthcare plan
After a long, largely unpublicized campaign by students and alumni, Colorado College administration has confirmed plans to adopt a health care plan that includes transgender students and staff.

Md. Senate Committee Sets Hearing for Gender Identity Bill
Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee still seen as greatest hurdle to statewide transgender protections

Laverne Cox Overwhelmed By Welcome At Creating Change
Actress Laverne Cox was overwhelmed last week by the warm welcome she received at the opening of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's annual Creating Change conference.