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segunda-feira, julho 07, 2014

Madras high court comes to rescue of woman branded as transgender, denied cop job
No uterus and ovaries? Then you are a transgender person, not a woman. This is how Nangai (not her real name) was denied the job of a police constable by the state police and medical departments, which concluded that absence of these vital female internal organs meant that she was a transgender person.

[New Zealand]
Latest gender ID protection bid scuttled
Louisa Wall’s current bid to get gender identity protection specifically covered in the Human Rights Act is a no-go.
The Labour MP put forward a gender identity amendment as part of the Statutes Amendment Bill (no 4).

[New Zealand]
Woman who fell from tree recovering at home
A transgender woman seriously injured after falling from a tree has been discharged from hospital but has a long way to go before she fully recovers.

Calls to help sex-change kids as demand for gender reassignment soars
The number of children accessing medical treatment to help them change gender has increased 60-fold, leaving Australia’s only clinic for transgender young people struggling to cope with the rise in demand.

Trans woman files complaints over detention in male facility
Avery Edison’s correctional placement common in Canada, says lawyer
Trans woman held in men’s prison filing human rights complaint
Transgender woman files human rights complaints after detention in Canada

Meet The Trans Scholar Fighting Against The Campaign For Out Trans Military Service
“Trans people, trans organizations, the trans movement did not choose this battle,” Dean Spade says. The law professor says rich donors chose the issue, and maintains the focus will hurt other trans rights issues.

Cold Case Homicide: Felix Patricio Abarca
Felix Patricio Abarca
Crime Date:November 23, 1990
Location:33.5 Mile Marker Sunrise Hwy, Mt. Laguna
Public asked for leads in 1990 homicide

California gender recognition law comes into effect
A new California law which makes it easier for trans people to change their legal name and gender has come into effect.

Louisville Forum on Transgender Issues Doesn't Include Any Transgender Panelists
The Louisville Forum's July discussion will tackle the issue of growing up transgender in Louisville—though none of the four panelists are transgender.

Ballot Law Commission rules transgender candidate can't run for House seat
The circumstances have not changed for the state's first openly transgender legislator, who was never sworn in as a state Representative after the Attorney General said she could not legally hold office.

Fourth Trans Woman of Color Murdered in June
In a dark end to the month of June, a fourth trans woman of color has been found murdered in the U.S. — this time shot to death.

Houstonians Move to Repeal LGBT Rights Ordinance
Equality opponents deliver twice the required amount of signatures needed to overturn an LGBT-inclusive ordinance.