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sábado, abril 12, 2014

European Parliament wants guaranteed free movement for LGBT people
The European Parliament this week adopted a resolution promising the free movement of all families in Europe.

'Other' Voters Gear up to Stamp Their Poll Rights
With the inclusion of a new category ‘other’ in the voters identity card, they are now enjoying a newfound individuality. Gathering in a small room, about eight transgenders listen with attention as Mira Kinnar explains the importance of ‘Other’ gender category in the voter identity card (ID).

[New Zealand]
Wannabe MP's gender change 'humbling'
As a bloke, wannabe MP Kelly Ellis was as rugged as they come. Now she is appealing to the Whangarei electorate to embrace her softer side - as a woman.

[New Zealand]
Amy through to pageant finals
A transgender Auckland teen rewrote pageant history early this morning after earning a place in next month's final of the Battle of the Babes.
Trans model nails spot in national final

Human rights complaints push for changes to sex on birth certificates
Renn Forsberg's family says that, in her heart and in her brain, their six-year-old is a girl. They want her birth certificate to reflect that.

Ralliers call for changes to Saskatchewan Human Rights Code
Dozens rallied in front of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building Saturday afternoon hoping to convince the provincial government to add terms to the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to ensure undeniable protection for the transgender community.

A fight by a 92-year-old trans widow for survivor benefits leads to change in US policy
Social Security Administration will no longer require additional legal scrutiny for claims made by transgender spouses

UNI group demonstrates for gender-neutral bathrooms
A gathering of University of Northern Iowa students were not carrying cleverly-worded signs. Nor were they chanting phrases echoing through Maucker Union.

Trans student told she can't use women's toilet at college
A transgender student in North Carolina says a campus security officer asked her for identification to verify her gender after she exited the women’s toilet.
Protest targets CPCC policies, treatment of transgender student

Breaking: Trans Student Denied On-Campus Housing at George Fox University
An African-American transgender student–who’ll be a junior at George Fox University next year–has been denied on-campus housing at the Oregon college. Jayce M., from Portland, Ore., has medically and socially transitioned and has started his legal transition. Jayce’s attorney, Portlander Paul Southwick, filed a Title IX discrimination complaint with the U.S. Department of Education Friday morning.
Local university and transgender student at odds over housing
Ore. Trans Student Sues Christian University Over On-Campus Housing Denial

Woman claims cosmetology school discriminated against her
Lindsey Fahlberg has big dreams of taking her cosmetology talents far. "I want to be able to work in television and in movies and do hair and make-up," said Fahlberg. Fahlberg said she went to enroll in Ogle School of San Antonio but she didn't feel welcome. "I cried. I mean it was my second time ever being told something because of my identity," added Fahlberg.

Law school addresses gender dysphoria as free speech
Vermont Law School students and professors have been celebrating the First Amendment with celebrations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture — and making just enough people uncomfortable in the process that they might spark a cultural revolution.

DENIED - Transgender activist turned away from Bacchanal
For several years, Tiana Miller has been a regular patron at Bacchanal. This year, she even attended the launch in January. But two Fridays ago, the avid soca fan told The Sunday Gleaner she was quite surprised and embarrassed when, for the first time, she was denied entry.