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terça-feira, abril 22, 2014

Travesti é assassinado a tiros no Centro de Rondonópolis
Josivaldo Ribeiro Oliveira Brito, 42, conhecido como Valquíria, foi morto com um tiro nas costas, na madrugada deste domingo (20), próximo a Praça dos Carreiros, no Centro de Rondonópolis. Segundo a Polícia Militar (PM), a vítima tinha um mandado de prisão em aberto por furto.

A´trans´law moves step further
Visible Proposition Canaria Nondiscrimination Act on the Grounds of Gender Identity and Recognition of the Rights of Transsexual Persons was registered in the Parliament of the Canary Islands, on 2 April, with the unanimous support of Popular parliamentary groups, Socialist , and Joint Canario Nacionalist.

I had to divorce sex swap husband so I could wed him again as my wife
Like other women in the same traumatic situation, Helen Ratcliffe grew to accept that the man she loved was starting a new life as a woman and the couple divorced

Cross-dressers caught
Four crossdressers who were arrested inside the free trade zone have been handed over to the concerned authorities, reports Alam Alyawm daily.

RTI query reveals no funds, schemes for transgenders
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Union finance minister P Chidambaram and Union law and justice minister Kapil Sibal may have come out against the Supreme Court order, which upheld Indian Penal Code Section 377 and criminalised gay sex. RTI documents, however, reveal that the same Congress-led UPA government has done little to uplift transgenders, for whom there are no welfare schemes, no reservation, and of course no funds.

Trans* groups to meet with major sports codes on equality
TRANS* groups say they are looking forward to meeting with Australia’s peak sporting bodies after a landmark anti-homophobia initiative was launched last week.

[New Zealand]
Concern remains about prison abuse risk
A youth-led group pushing for change in the criminal justice system remains worried about the risk of abuse of the rights of transgender prisoners.

UPDATE: Upon Appeal, Antigay Activist Enters Canada
Prominent antigay activist Peter LaBarbera was turned away at the Canadian border, with officials telling him his scheduled remarks at an anti-abortion convention would violate Canada's prohibition on hate speech. After an appeal, however, the antigay pundit was eventually allowed in the country.
Anti-gay U.S. speaker allowed to enter Canada for anti-abortion conference

Male esthetician unable to get work in Ottawa because of 'gender barrier'
Emmanuel Vien says he's struggled to find a job because he is male and wears makeup

Transgendered Yeshiva U prof pleads for inclusivity
When Jay Ladin began teaching at Yeshiva University (YU) in 2003, he soon became a popular English professor in its Stern College for women.

Breakthrough in Quest to Grow Body Parts
Lab-Made Vaginas Transplanted Into Patients Whose Own Were Absent Due to Rare Disease

Trans actress LaVerne Cox presented with GLAAD's highest honor by newly out Ellen Page
Cox praises the organization for making 'sure that the "T" is not silent in the LGBT community"

Transgender woman is convicted of prostitution-related charge
A Phoenix judge on Friday found a transgender woman guilty of a prostitution-related offense based on a city ordinance that the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona has deemed unconstitutional.

S.F. women's rights advocate accused of raping wife
While attorneys for a women's rights advocate and prominent Twitter engineer accused of raping her estranged wife say the accuser is "out for revenge," a friend who says she was present after the incident said Friday that the wife just wants to teach her children that criminals must face justice.

Male high school teacher in California will return after spring break as a 'woman'
Gary Sconce, a 56-year-old male teacher at Yosemite High School in California, will return to school as “she” after spring break. He has rejected every facet of his male identity over the last year and told NBC News, “I will not return as my male persona ever again.”

DOC: Transgender Teen Will Remain at Adult Women's Prison
Attorneys for the transgender juvenile at a Connecticut women's prison say the Department of Correction will not transfer the teen to Manson Correctional Institution, a male facility.

Advocates Rally In Support Of Repealing Prostitution Free Zones In D.C.
More than a dozen people rallied outside the Wilson Building today to show support for a transgender woman of color who they say was targeted by police in Arizona and a bill being considered by the Council to repeal "prostitution free zones" in D.C.
Groups Rally Against PFZs

Federal Court in Maryland Upholds Transgender Discrimination Claim
Tomi Finkle, a transgender woman and retired U.S. Capitol Police officer, filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against Howard County, Maryland after the county police force denied her a job.

Transgender rights take front seat
The past couple weeks have seen a flurry of attention, advocacy and activism on behalf of transgender rights in Charlotte. In particular, community members, activists and organizations have rallied around transgender young people seeking safety and inclusion at local schools.

Confessions post prompts discussion about transgender care
The popular Facebook page “UNH Confessions” was originally created as a place where students could anonymously post funny stories and anecdotes; lately, though, the tables have turned and the page has become a social justice battleground, of sorts. A recent debate, which has since been deleted, centered around the importance of transgender care at Health Services.

Myls Dobson's death declared a homicide: officials
The cause of death for the adorable 4-year-old child is child abuse syndrome, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Thursday. Myls died on Jan. 8 while in the care of his father's transgendered gal pal, Kryzie King.

NYC school blocks girl from taking transgender boyfriend to prom
A New York school has blocked a girl from taking her transgender boyfriend to prom.

Oklahoma transgender cop runs for House of Representatives
After a record-breaking first day, candidates continue filing for state and local races at the Capitol.
One of those candidates is a high-profile transgender Oklahoma City Police Officer, who was in the center of a legal battle with the department a decade ago.

Transgender prisoners in Oregon to get formal policy on intake procedures
Oregon prison officials are housing 11 transgender inmates in the state's lockups with no formal policy on how to do it.

Police: Man accused of rape
transgender man from Wayne County has been arrested in Texas on charges of raping two underage females, state police at Honesdale reported.
David Scott Teeter, 48, also known as Heather Teeter, was taken into custody Wednesday in Hurst, Texas. He faces extradition to Pennsylvania.

Will transgender teacher get to keep her job?
Twelve speakers spent nearly 30 minutes trying to convince the Lumberton school board Thursday night that a transgender substitute teacher should keep her job.
UPDATE: Transgender teacher gets to keep her job
Trans teacher gets to keep job as substitute with Lumberton ISD
BREAKING: Transgender teacher says she’s been reinstated by Lumberton school district
WATCH: Texas Trans Teacher Reinstated After Suspension
Suspension lifted: Lumberton transgender sub teacher told to wait awhile before returning to work

Shared housing project aims to curb trans homelessness
After years of harassment and death threats for living as a transgender woman in Paris, Texas, Jodielynn Wiley finally escaped that environment when she came to Dallas in February.