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terça-feira, julho 22, 2014

Drag queen banned from Scottish TV over fears 'kids would ask questions'
Bee Fiarse said he is ‘totally and utterly flabbergasted’ by what happened, describing the producers as ‘prejudiced’
Scotland: STV attacked for refusing to allow drag queen in Pride coverage

Racist murder attempt against a trans woman in Thessaloniki. The perpetrator was detained
The Greek Transgender Support Association, a recognized non-profit organization for the support the of the rights of the trans community, notifies with this press release about the transphobic murder attempt against a trans woman in Thessaloniki.

WATCH: The Trans Reporter Changing Turkish Society
Michelle Demishevich is the most prominent transgender person in predominately-Muslim Turkey.
Michelle Demishevich is the symbol for transgender rights in Turkey, a nation at the crossroads of East and West.
Transsexual TV Reporter Becomes Turkey’s Face of LGBT Rights

Armed Assault Against Trans Women Followed by Harassment
3 trans women were attacked in Harbiye which was followed by police harassment. Wounded women were kept waiting in the hospital for a long time, delaying treatment.

We're not 'others': Transgenders demand EC recognition as 3rd gender
As Maharashtra gears up for Assembly polls, the transgender community is at loggerheads with the Election Commission with the latter refusing to accept the community's demand to be recognised as 'transgenders' or 'third gender' on voter identification cards and on the electoral rolls, as opposed the 'others' label used for them currently.

Birth certificate mandatory for NID card
Transgender population that earlier registered in the voter list choosing their gender either as “man or as “woman” would now be able to list their names as voters with self-identity

Why did ‘Science’ magazine choose to make two headless transwomen the cover of its AIDS/HIV issue?
When you see the cover of the latest issue of Science magazine, the dimly-lit high heels and mini-skirted legs of two Jakarta, Indonesia, sex workers lure you in to the cover, which is curious. The print, positioned at their feet, reads “Staying a step ahead of HIV/AIDS.” The women appear to be walking.

Military to begin initial gender identity treatment for Chelsea Manning
The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army’s request to accept the transfer of national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility where she could get better treatment for her gender-identify condition.

Family says Mia Henderson was visiting Baltimore when she was brutally killed
Transgender woman found dead in alley Wednesday
Another trans woman killed in Baltimore
Transgender woman's death draws national attention, calls for justice

Family mourning death of murdered transgender woman
A Kinston family is mourning the death of a transgender woman who was found dead Wednesday by police in Baltimore.

Alleged murderer found competent
It has been one year since transgender woman Diamond Williams was brutally murdered — but, unlike several unsolved homicides of local transgender women, Williams’ alleged killer is in custody.

D.A. needs more time on Morris request
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office needs an additional 30 days before responding to PGN’s request for a key document in the Nizah Morris case.