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domingo, julho 27, 2014

Travesti é assassinado na Avenida Babita Camargos, em Contagem
Conforme testemunha, dois homens vestidos de preto passaram em um Fiat Punto, se aproximaram do travesti e atiraram à queima roupa
Um travesti foi assassinado a tiros na madrugada desta quinta-feira na Avenida Babita Camargos, local conhecido como ponto de prostituição em Contagem, na Grande BH. Uma testemunha contou aos policiais militares que os travestis da região estavam ameaçados, inclusive dois deles foram alvos de um atentando na semana passada perto da Via Expressa.

Public Abuse of Trans Individuals by Police
In Mersin, police officers attacked trans women in public, shouting “Get out of here” and assaulting them with batons.

A Trans Beauty Queen is Crowned
Yanki Bayramoglu, a 23 year-old dancer, spoke to us about being trans in Turkey, her newfound fame and her boyfriend

Sex-reassignment surgeries funded in all but two provinces
But gaps remain in which surgeries covered where for trans people in Canada

EXCLUSIVE: Andreja Pejic Is in Her Own Skin for the Very First Time
You won’t be seeing any more of Andrej Pejic, the androgynous male model who rose to fame in 2010 after Carine Roitfeld had him photographed in womenswear for Paris Vogue. An onslaught of editorials followed (including a shirtless Dossier Journal cover that was essentially banned by Barnes & Noble for fear their customers would think he was a naked woman), and he even walked as the beautiful bride in Jean Paul Gaultier’s Spring ’11 Couture show (below). But Andrej’s days on the runway are over. However, Andreja’s career is just getting started.

Transgender inmates pushing policy changes
Awareness for transgender individuals continues to grow in society. A person who is born a man or woman, but who in every other way see themselves as the opposite sex. For many people it can be an uncomfortable topic. For others they completely accept it. Where the topic is being discussed more is inside our county jails and state prisons. Transgender inmates change the way booking, housing, and safety protocols are done. The increased number of transgender individuals coming in are causing correctional officers to reevaluate.