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terça-feira, abril 15, 2014

Italian parents push back against 'gender deconstruction' project in schools
This week, a group of parents told the city administration in the small Tuscan town of Pontassieve that they would not go along with the introduction of the homosexualist “gender” ideology in their schools.

[Saudi Arabia]
Saudi Arabia police arrest 35 for having a 'gay party'
35 men allegedly dressed in women's clothes were entrapped by the religious police and could fail a life of blackmail, jail or even death

Chitradurga's Transgender Candidate Bhavana Hits Campaign Trail
The Election Commission’s decision to include transgenders in the voters list looks to have made the community a force to reckon with.

She is different, says she can make a difference
As a handful of customers in a small dhaba sit glued to the TV where the climax of a Kannada film about changing the society unravels, its owner is busy pounding the streets of Chitradurga on a hot Monday afternoon seeking votes.

Transgenders Still Face Stigma, Avoid Elections
The Election Commission may have introduced 'others' gender option in an attempt to uplift the oppressed communities, but the transgender community says they are still living in social stigma and are yet to be included in the democratic process.

An Interview with Australia's First Recognized Agender
Last Wednesday, Norrie May Welby made history—she became the first Australian to be formally recognized as being gender non-specific. Born a male, Norrie underwent sex reassignment surgery in 1989, only to resolve on identifying with neither sides of the field. She was granted gender neutrality from the Registry for Births Deaths and Marriages in 2010, but they rapidly revoked the ruling, and she’s battled with the courts since then.
Victorian AG urged to look at state impact of Norrie decision

[New Zealand]
A few questions with Kelly Ellis
Politics and religion writer Craig Young throws a few questions to Labour's Whangarei candidate Kelly Ellis, a transgender rights campaigner and lawyer.

Anti-gay crusader Peter LaBarbara detained in Canada under ‘hate propaganda’ law
Longtime anti-LGBT crusader and leader of the group Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) Peter LaBarbera was denied entry into Canada on Thursday.

My butch daughter is trans
Mom seeks words for ‘unusual sex talk’

Washroom policy aims to improve safety for transgendered students
The Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district could have a gender-neutral washroom policy in place by the end of the month.

Complete 2014 Trans 100 List Released to the General Public
Featuring names both familiar and unfamiliar, this year's list highlights the work of individuals making an impact within the trans community.

Social Security Administration Updates Transgender Policy
After a 92-year-old WWII vet took on the federal agency, the Social Security Administration has issued updated guidelines designed to eliminate a number of challenges trans individuals face when attempting to obtain benefits.

Victory! Transgender Man's Surviving Spouse Wins Pension Benefits
We are thrilled to announce a major victory for the widow of a transgender man. Following TLDEF’s intervention, a major American car manufacturer reversed an initial decision to deny the woman her husband’s pension benefits based on its determination that their nearly-30-year marriage was void because he was transgender. We are sharing more details below, but changing the names of those involved, because the surviving spouse wishes to remain anonymous. It’s a long story, but a good one.
Trans Man's Widow Wins Battle With Pension Provider

The Center, SDSU celebrating local transgender community
The Transgender Day of Empowerment is held every spring to celebrate the diverse individuals within the transgender community. This year, two pillars of San Diego's LGBT community will help observe the holiday, with The Center hosting Transgender Day of Empowerm

Activist addresses trans* liberation movement
There wasn’t a commonly used word to describe a boy who wanted to be a girl in 1979.
But that’s exactly who Julia Serano was.

EXCLUSIVE: Teen says Queens school won't allow her to bring transgendered boyfriend to prom
A New York high school senior said her private school is barring her from taking her transgender boyfriend to prom.
Teen speaks out about her school not allowing her to bring transgender boyfriend to prom

Texas school changes gender expression policy after NDO threat
The city's nondiscrimination policy that became a lightning rod for controversy last year seems to be having a clear effect on businesses in San Antonio.

Transexuales y Transgénero, los más discriminados en Puebla
Aún cuando datos de la Encuesta Nacional de Sobre Discriminación en México 2010 arrojan que prácticamente ocho de cada 10 poblanos han asegurado que respetan las preferencias sexuales de las demás personas, los casos de discriminación son permanentes hacia la comunidad Lésbico Gay Bisexual Transexual y Transgénero (LGBTT).

MSP recibe casos de Intersexualidad
La Asociación Silueta X, a través de su representante Diane Rodríguez y el promotor James Zúñiga, se reunieron con el Ministerio de salud pública representados por Aimee Dubois Psicóloga Clínica, Roberto Celi del Programa de Salud Mental y Patricia Granja, Medica delegada por la Ministra de salud para los presentes casos.

Transgender man attacked and beaten in Belize City
An 18 year old man was set upon and beaten up by an angry mob in Belize City tonight. The incident happened just after 6 pm.

Piura: Travesti es secuestrado y torturado por un policía
Héctor Saavedra Maldonado (19) dijo que agente le exigía que le entregue video donde se le veía pidiendo cupos.