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quarta-feira, março 12, 2014

On International Women's Day, Five Activists Who Are Inspiring Change Around the World
In 1908, 15,000 women gathered to march through New York City, demanding shorter hours, better pay, and voting rights. More than 100 years later, women across the world are still fighting for their rights, and inspiring change every day.

Travesti é morto a tiros em Aparecida de Goiânia
Um travesti foi morto a tiros no início da tarde deste domingo (09), na Avenida Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, no Setor Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, em Aparecida de Goiânia. Peritos do Instituto Médico Legal (IML) estão indo remover o corpo. Segundo o IML, a vítima ainda não identificada.

Ex-Guardian writer: ‘trans women are blokes with cut off cocks’
A former columnist for the UK’s Guardian newspaper unleashed a transphobic rant directed at trans women in the form of a response to an article written by a UK trans activist in Vice Magazine.

Press Release: “Gender identity was included in the law about the reformation of the Greek Police Force”
The Greek Transgender Support Association (G.T.S.A.), welcomes the inclusion of gender identity among the reasons of protection in the recent law about the reformation of the Greek Police Force.

Lawyers Discussed The Problems of Transsexual Sex Workers
“The Law of Misdemeanor and House Sealings Thematic Workshop” was held in İzmir as a part of “The 6th Baki Koşar Struggle Against Hate Crimes Week”.

Trans Men Whose Manhood is Unblessed
“Of course FTM transition is not blessed. First of all, it is shameful in this country to not (be able) to fit the stereotypical gender roles. You are “a lesser man,” “a parvenu, an upstart” as it were, to put it crudely.”

Bengal activist rues absence of transgender candidate
Ranjita Sinha said that creating a separate category of gender on the electoral lists is not sufficient

Trans* personnel march with ADF for the first time
The Australian Defence Force once again made its presence felt at this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade, and for the first time ever, trans* personnel also marched.

Nothing suggests hate crime in death of Edmonton drag queen
Advocates say there's nothing to suggest the suspected homicide of a well-known member of the city's gay community was targeted.

Meet Cecilia Chung & JoAnne Keatley: Two Trailblazers in the Fight against HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS is a serious issue for women and girls across the country. According to the CDC, of the 1.1 million Americans currently living with HIV, roughly 1/4 of them are women 13 years or older. The epidemic has taken a particularly heavy toll on transgender women – who are 49 times more likely to have HIV than their non-transgender counterparts.

The Striking Muxe: Mexico's Third Gender
Like their Two-Spirit sisters in North America, the muxes are an integral part of Zapotec culture, revered, not reviled.