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quarta-feira, abril 02, 2014

Killed Man for Misbehaviour: Transgender
A member of the transgender community, who was arrested on Friday for killing a man at Minjur Railway station, has told the police that she was angered at the deceased man’s misbehaviour with her. The victim had reportedly pulled apart her jacket.

Cops crack down on transgenders extorting money
The Government Railway Police have begun a drive against people, including transgenders, found extorting money from train passengers or on railway platforms.

Transgender in fray from Madurai LS constituency
S Bharathi Kannamma (53), a transgender from Madurai on Saturday filed her nomination to contest as an independent in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections from Madurai constituency. Talking to reporters later, Kannamma said that she was probably the first transgender to contest the LS elections after the Election Commission gave the nod for transgenders. "Earlier, there were instances where transgenders attempted to contest assembly and local body elections but this may be the first time, a transgender is contesting parliamentary elections," she said.

Transgender to take on Modi, Kejriwal in Varanasi
At a time when gay rights have found a place in the manifestos of two political parties, a member of the transgender community has decided join the big fight from Varanasi.

LGBTIs still fear boycott
People belonging to the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) communities are still facing discriminations in society though the government has introduced several new laws to guarantee their rights.

Transgender woman in Philippines files complaint after being forced to leave female restroom
2 security guards at call center company charged for violating city ordinance which prohibits 'all discriminatory acts against homosexuals in the workplace'

Inside Australia's secret cross-dressing club
Born out of the days when men wearing women’s clothing in public were arrested or worse, the Seahorse Society is Australia’s oldest cross-dressing club.

Seeking health care equality for transgender community
Healthcare was one of several topics mentioned at a panel discussion at the Avenue Community Centre on Friday

Sask. Trans Awareness Week kicks off with gender library
The week ends with a rally at Saskatchewan's legislature on April 5

Laverne Cox Receives Highest Honor From GLAAD
Trans activist and Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox has just became the first transgender woman of color to receive GLAAD’s Stephen F. Kolzak Award. The producer and actress will be presented the award at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on April 12. Academy Award-nominated actress Ellen Page will present Cox with her honor, which is awarded to an openly LGBT media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equality.

Transgender woman in jail after allegedly molesting a minor
A 35-year-old man from Columbus, Ga. is behind bars for allegedly molesting a minor.

Woman appalled by GLAD's support of killer
A leading Bay State advocate for gay, bisexual and transgender people sidestepped questions about why the organization has publicly supported a convicted wife killer but not a Cambridge transgender woman in two separate legal bids for taxpayer-funded gender reassignment surgery.

Transgender student says she was harassed, detained by Central Piedmont campus security
Student says administrators have been unresponsive to complaints, was told she has 'no rights legally'

Men that want to be women
Transgender people say that the process to change their identity legally is too expensive and complicated.