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terça-feira, março 18, 2014

Proper study on LGBTI community sought
In lack of proper study and records, serious difference has surfaced among the organizations working for sexual and gender minorities regarding the number and identity of the members of the community.

Transgenders Oppose Government Report
The recent report by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to tackle issues faced by transgender people has not gone down well with certain groups of transgender people in the country --- the oft-neglected trans masculine community who call themselves a minority within the sexual minority community.

MOI denies removing gender from ID cards
The Ministry of the Interior yesterday rebutted a media report that said it plans to cancel the gender category on national ID cards soon, saying that it was a suggestion made by academics researching the issue, but the ministry is not considering doing so any time soon.

Transgender people will be able to alter birth certificates
Transgender people in Canberra are set for a landmark win this week when the ACT government passes laws allowing them to change the sex on their birth certificate.
To date, a birth certificate can only be changed where someone has had sexual reassignment surgery.

B.C. man alleges health ministry discriminates against transgender patients
A transgender B.C. man is alleging that the province discriminates against people seeking gender-reassignment surgery by forcing them to ask the Ministry of Health for approval before they can go under the knife.

Transgender author, advocate to speak at IU East
Author and professor Jennifer Finney Boylan will discuss “Transgender Identity and the American Ideal of Equality Under the Law” when she visits Indiana University East later this month.

Inmate's surgery case gets an assist
Advocacy group backs sex change