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quinta-feira, fevereiro 06, 2014

la souffrance des personnes transgenres
Dans son rapport consacré à la situation des personnes transgenres dans sept pays de l’Union européenne dont la France, Amnesty International donne la parole à des personnes en butte à d’énormes difficultés pour assumer leur identité.

Jared Leto accused by heckler of 'trans misogyny'
Star of Dallas Buyers Club confronted a woman who said he did not deserve to be honored as he was a man playing a trans woman

UPDATE: Trans Teen Case Advances, May Move Out of Courts
The case of Jewlyes Gutierrez, the 16-year-old Bay Area trans woman whose charge of aggravated battery after defending herself from a schoolyard attack last November set off a firestorm against the Contra County District Attorney, continues to move through the court system and toward a pre-trial conference scheduled for Feb. 5. As her assailants were not charged, the senior deputy district attorney responsible for the charge, Daniel Cabral, is now facing accusations of trans discrimination and bias.

Maryland Gender-Identity Bill Enters Round 8
For the eighth year, Maryland Senate committee hears testimony regarding bill to extend nondiscrimination protections to transgender residents
Maryland Senate committee holds hearing on transgender rights bill
Md. senate panel hears testimony on bill to ban anti-transgender discrimination
FRC’s Peter Sprigg Testifies Against Maryland Senate Bill 212

Transgender students ask for myZou name preference
Among many of the LGBTQ Resource Center’s goals to foster overall acceptance on campus is implementing name preference options in myZou.

Babysitter accused of torturing boy to death indicted on assault
The transgender babysitter accused of torturing 4-year-old Myls Dobson to death has been indicted but not on murder charges, according to papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court.

Transgender ex-convict seeks state-paid surgery, $100,000 in damages
The family of a transgender ex-convict just released from prison talks to us about their concerns over her sentence.
Ophelia De'Lonta served more than 34 years for multiple bank robberies. Her family says that convicted murderers get less time.
Despite parole, she's still trying to force the state to pay for her sex change operation.

Transgender Activists, Professor to Challenge Law Enforcement at Jesuit Seattle Univ.
A law professor from the Jesuit Seattle University, whom one magazine called “America’s first openly transgender law professor,” will host an on-campus discussion with transgender activists next month, reports the News Tribune.

Asesinan a vecina de San Martín de los Andes en la provincia de Santa Fe
La joven travesti de 23 años, conocida como Jenifer Castro, fue ultimada puñaladas por un menor. El nombre de la víctima fue corroborado como Crisanto Moisés Castro.
El agresor es un menor de 14 años, que lo mató de una profunda puñalada de cuchillo Tramontina que clavó en su cuello y otra en su espalda.
Repudio por la muerte de Jenifer

Guaymallén, pionero en el país en incluir personas trans
Al impulsar un proyecto de inclusión laboral para la comunidad LGBT, el departamento se convirtió en el primero en Argentina en aplicar este tipo de políticas. Desde el 2013, ocho integrantes de la comunidad LGBT se capacitan en tareas administrativas y de atención al público.