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quinta-feira, maio 29, 2014

International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia 2014: Right to Freedom of expression continues to be violated
At the occasion of IDAHOT 2014, together with LGBTI human rights activists across the world, ILGA-Europe expresses concerns about the ongoing violation of the right to Freedom of Expression.

Algumas razões para uma presença trans na MOL 2014
Exigimos uma lei integral despatologizante de Identidade de Género, que pode ser igual e/ou semelhante à Argentina, bem como a fiscalização das avaliações a que as pessoas trans são forçadas a submeterem-se de modo a que sejam regidas não pelos preconceitos pessoais dos avaliadores, como acontece em demasiados casos, mas pelos últimos avanços científicos nestas matérias, enquanto durarem as avaliações forçadas.

‘Boys in skirts' campaign sparks protests at French schools
Education authorities in the city of Nantes in western France have come under fire after critics suggested a schools campaign against sexism meant 27 high schools in the Nantes area were inviting male pupils to wear skirts to classes Friday, May 16.

Madras Christian College, Bharathidasan University introduce third gender option in application forms
It's that time of the year when board exam marks restrict students' choices of higher studies, but when it comes to something more personal like gender, two Tamil Nadu campuses have shown their liberal side. Madras Christian College in Chennai and Bharathidasan University in Trichy now offer 'transgender' as a third option for applicants.

The army “saved my life,” says trans* Lt Col Cate McGregor
The highest ranking trans* member of the Australia Defence Force said the positive reception she received from senior colleagues after she revealed her gender transition plans saved her life, which had been “hanging by a thread.”

Transgender woman turned away by Canadian Blood Services in Vancouver
Clayre Sessoms just wanted to donate blood to help others. But the Vancouver resident says Canadian Blood Services turned her away because she is transgender.
Sessoms told the Georgia Straight that the incident left her crying on the street. Now she wants an apology from CBS and is considering filing a human rights complaint.

Supporters applaud Vancouver School Board transgender policy
Medical expert calls updates ‘sensible, logical’
Vancouver school board’s proposed trans policy update draws fire
Vancouver transgender school policy that would discourage sex-segregated activities goes too far: opponents
VSB’s transgender rules explained
School Board Hosts Emotional Hearing on Transgender Policy

Jailed Connecticut transgender teen ‘deteriorating’ despite move within prison, lawyer says
An attorney for a transgender teenager being held at a Connecticut prison for women says her recent transfer to another part of that prison has not improved her situation.

Atherton OKs transgender non-discrimination policy
Before a divided crowd of several hundred students, parents and advocates, Atherton High School's site-based council on Thursday approved a new non-discrimination policy sparked by a controversy over a transgender student's access to a girls' bathroom.
Atherton takes first policy step to protect gender identity
Transgender teens push for gender identity policies after Atherton decision