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sexta-feira, maio 02, 2014

Travesti é encontrado morto com um tiro na cabeça em Taguatinga
Região onde vítima foi encontrada é conhecida por ser ponto de prostituição e usuários de drogas
Um travesti foi encontrado morto na manhã desta terça-feira (29), no centro de Taguatinga, no Distrito Federal. De acordo com informações preliminares da perícia da PCDF (Polícia Civil do Distrito Federal), a vítima teria sido morta com um tiro na cabeça.

Caroline Cossey: 80s Bond girl, Playboy model & transwoman
The faces on the transwomen’s Mt. Rushmore are largely familiar. The likes of Christine Jorgensen, whose transition inspired the then-shocking McCarthy-era headline, “GI Becomes Blonde Bombshell,” 1970s pro tennis player Renee Richards, electronic music pioneer Wendy Carlos, and Stonewall veteran and activist Sylvia Rivera, are well documented.

Govt asked to open doors of legislative houses to transvestites
The employment of a transgender in Sindh rose to four after Iraj Aftab was handed over appointment letter on Friday by commissioner office as a junior clerk. She would work at complaint anti price hike centre and would get a salary of Rs 10,000 per month.

Transgender stands for office after landmark Supreme Court ruling
With a tight budget and a humble autorickshaw, a pioneering transgender is campaigning in her hometown in Tamil Nadu for a seat in Parliament, just days after the Supreme Court recognised "third gender" people.

The Third Front: Why transgenders remain a minority in election process
Transgenders often spend their lives on the fringes of society, with social unacceptability forcing them into prostitution or begging.

The hijra legacy
The Supreme Court of India has finally recognised hijras as the third gender. This must be seen as a victory of ‘Indian culture’. Will it? Remarkably, this comes a few months after the Supreme Court recriminalised consensual sex between same sex adults, popularly considered ‘western corruption’.

Transgenders celebrate first victory in battle for recognition
Transgenders across the city converged at Jantar Mantar on Saturday to celebrate the recognition of the community as a third gender.

Transgender US TV host B Scott loses discrimination lawsuit against network who forced him to wear men’s clothes
Popular TV personality B Scott lost the $2.5 million lawsuit against TV network that forced him to remove his make-up and heels, but plans to appeal the case.
B. Scott to Appeal Ruling Finding BET Didn't Discriminate
Transgender TV Personality Loses Viacom Discrimination Lawsuit

Transgender Icon Jayne County Banned From Facebook For “Transphobia”
We’d all do well to consider ways in which homophobia and transphobia harm our community in speech, action and thought.