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terça-feira, maio 20, 2014

Travesti é assassinado em Palmares, PE
Um homem foi morto a tiros às margens da BR-101 em Palmares, na Mata Sul de Pernambucano. O crime ocorreu na madrugada de sábado (17) para domingo (18) e teria sido praticado por dois homens, porém, a Polícia Civil ainda não identificou os suspeitos nem há hipóteses da motivação do homicídio.

VU refuses to treat 250 transgenders
Since December, around 250 transgender people considering undergoing gender reassignment surgery have gone to the VU medical center in Amsterdam for treatment. This comes from a letter to Minister Edith Schippers of Public Health by the Netherlands Care Authority (NZa) on Thursday.

Next step is Gender Identity Bill, says Minister Dalli
Speaking to the Fifth European Council on Transgender issues, which is meeting in Budapest, Minister Helena Dalli announced that following the Civil Union bill and the bill that amended the Constitution against any type of sexual discrimination, the next step is a Gender Identity Bill, which is still being studied by the Consultative Council of LGBTI .

[Saudi Arabia]
Transgender surgery procedure set forth
The Ministry of Health will determine which transgender patients are eligible for gender reassignment surgery (GRS), said a recent ministry circular.

Third gender taboo continues, of 235 only one turns up to vote
Despite EC registering third gender voters under ‘Others’ category, out of 235 such voters, only one turned up to vote.

'Others' make heads turn at beauty contest
It had lights, camera, music, glamourous participants, a packed open air auditorium - everything that one expects of a fashion show and beauty contest, yet it was a show with a difference. The 18 beautiful participants from all over India, who walked the ramp on a glittery Friday night in the city, were all members of the 'Others' community.

Miss Tiffany Universe 2014
The finals of the Miss Tiffany Universe 2014 beauty pageant got underway at Tiffany Show Pattaya on the evening of Friday, 2nd May.

Transgenders seek black market sex changes amid Vietnam ban
Tram Anh is closer than ever to realizing his dream of becoming a woman.
After over a year of female hormone injections, his muscles have loosened, his skin has whitened and his facial hair has stopped growing. But the 21-year-old Hanoian says each injection is a terrible experience.

[New Zealand]
New Zealand trans teen makes history in beauty pageant
A New Zealand trans teen made history when she became the first trans competitor in a national beauty pageant.
Amy Brosnahan almost wasn’t allowed to compete in the Battle of the Babes, but took the case to the Human Rights Commission and competed in the national finals

Obama administration says Title IX anti-sex discrimination law covers transgender people
In the latest of a series of moves to promote the transgender political agenda through the use of executive powers, the Obama administration has said that the federal Title IX civil rights provisions intended to stop discrimination against women programs apply to transgender people.

Orange Is the New Black triumphs at GLAAD Media awards
Orange is the New Black has triumphed at the GLAAD Media Awards, taking home the prize for outstanding comedy series.

Trans Orgs Blast Fort Lauderdale for Anti-Trans Ordinance
What does public indecency have to do with cross-dressing? Nothing according to prominent transgender rights organizations. So why then is it a part of Fort Lauderdale’s public indecency ordinance?

Attackers record beating of man dressed like woman in Daytona Beach
Channel 9 spoke to a Daytona Beach man who said he was brutally attacked at a gas station because he was dressed like a woman.
The victim, William Jackson, said he wants the men responsible arrested, but also wants the beating to get attention because he doesn't want others like him to become victims.

Denied Hormone Treatment, Ohio Trans Prisoner Files Lawsuit
A transgender woman serving a three-year sentence is suing the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction after being denied medically necessary hormone treatments.

City settles trans case for $382k
City officials have agreed to pay $382,500 to settle the federal antibias lawsuit filed by transgender city worker Bobbie E. Burnett.
The settlement was reached April 29, after the involvement of U.S. Magistrate Judge David R. Strawbridge.

Transgender woman files discrimination complaint against Dallas Salvation Army
Jodielynn Wiley says she was turned away for a 2-year housing program at the shelter because she hasn’t had gender reassignment surgery

Klingenschmitt: Transgender Teacher Is A 'Pervert' Who Trying To Recruit Kids 'Into Sexual Perversion'
Last month, a transgender teacher in Texas was removed from the classroom after parents complained and, predictably, "Dr. Chaps" Gordon Klingenschmitt fully supports the move because there is no reason to allow "transgendered perverts to stand in front of children and recruit them into sexual perversion."