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segunda-feira, julho 28, 2014

Concerns that British Prisoners Are 'Pretending to be Transgender' to Win Privileges
The has been a sharp rise in the number of male prison inmates in Britain claiming to be transgender, leading to fears that some could be lying to officials to gain privileges.

We are the third sex, don’t tag us as ‘others’
...say the well-known members of Hijra community in the city, as Deputy Chief Election Commissioner of Maharashtra refuses to put the 'Third Sex' column on the voters' ID

Model contests discriminate transgender in Vietnam
Lan Phuong, one of the most well-known models in Vietnam, was trained by the PL Model Company. Even after hours of watching her conduct interviews and move up and down the catwalk, no one could guess she is transgender.

[New Zealand]
Georgina Beyer to stand for Mana Party
Former Labour MP Georgina Beyer will stand for the Mana Party in Te Tai Tonga, the South Island Maori seat.
Georgina Beyer joins Mana Party

Fenway Report: Trans People Continue to Experience More Discrimination, Poorer Health
Last week most of the online attention to LGB health was focused on the Center for Disease Control’s report on Sexual Orientation and Health Among U.S. Adults that was released on July 15. The report summarized data from The 2013 National Health Interview Survey, which was the first time in the CDC’s 57-year history they included questions about sexual orientation on the survey.

Funeral for murdered transgender woman held in Kinston
The transgender woman who was found murdered on June 16, was laid to rest Thursday.
Mia Henderson, 26, was found in a Baltimore alley by police serving a warrant in the neighborhood.

Housing Dispute Puts Quaker University at Front of Fight Over Transgender Issues
A growing number of openly transgender students have forced schools around the country to address questions so basic that they were rarely asked just a few years ago, much less answered: What defines a person’s gender, and who gets to decide?