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terça-feira, julho 29, 2014

Male Prisoners Switching Sexes to Get Special Treatment
Prison officers claim there has been a surge in the number of male prisoners who are declaring themselves transgender – in order to access facilities like separate changing rooms and laundry services.

Ex-MEP Nikki Sinclaire charged with money laundering and misconduct in public office
Nikki Sinclaire, one of the first openly transgender politicians to sit in the European Parliament, has been charged with money laundering and misconduct in public office after an inquiry into her expense claims.
Former UKIP MEP charged with money laundering

Support for transgender man who was banned from using men’s toilets in Devon nightclub
Support has poured across social media for a transgender man who was banned from using men’s toilets.

Uni helps trans students with sex change process
Following in the footsteps of Turin and Padua, transsexual students at the University of Urbino will now also be able to have two sets of student record books.

Nigeria’s Security Service claims ‘gay cross-dresser’ masterminded bombing that killed 80
Nigeria’s State Security Service have arrested a ‘homosexual cross-dresser,’ over a an attempted assassination on the country’s former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari but the country’s Opposition think it’s a set up

Court allows transgender activists to register lobby group
A group seeking to have their transgender status recognised in Kenya has won a major legal battle.
Kenya court victory as transgender rights group is allowed to officially register

Include third gender children in schools: HRD Ministry
The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has advised all States and Union Territories (UTs), barring Jammu and Kashmir, to take appropriate action for the inclusion of “third gender’’ children among socially and educationally backward classes for admission in educational institutions under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) to universalise elementary education.

Call for Malaysia to keep sexuality and gender identity in new anti-discrimination bill
Human rights groups are calling on Malaysia’s National Unity Consultative Council to stand strong in the face of criticism after it included sexuality and gender identity among protected groups in a draft new anti-discrimination bill

DON'T YOU HAVE BETTER THINGS TO DO! Judge slams Negri Islamic authorities for gunning after transgenders
A Court of Appeal judge is disturbed by the continuous persecution of the transgender community by the Negri Sembilan state Islamic authorities, since the court is yet to make a decision on the constitutionality of Section 66, which bars cross-dressing.

A light shines on trans issues, but not bright enough
This year is the first time the International AIDS Conference has had a dedicated transgender space, but as several transgender delegates tell GNN, there is still a long way to go to raise the visibility of transgender issues in health and HIV.
AIDS 2014 criticised over lack of trans* speakers as HIV rates skyrocket

[New Zealand]
Transsexual can be kept segregated, says judge
A judge says a drug-addicted transsexual who allegedly tried to rob two chemist shops of drugs can be kept in segregation while on remand in a male prison.

Science magazine’s new cover receives backlash for being transmisogynistic
Science, an academic magazine published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, has debuted a cover for a July issue that has been called transmisogynistic.

Andreja Pejić fala sobre a sua cirurgia de reassignação
Andrej Pejić, o famoso modelo masculino que ganhou gama em 2010 quando Carine Roitfeld o fotografou em roupa feminina para a Vogue de Paris, deu o lugar a Andreja Pejić.

Obama takes executive action to outlaw LGBT workplace discrimination
President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday prohibiting federal contractors from LGBT workplace discrimination and protecting transgender federal employees from discrimination, marking the end of a long campaign by LGBT-rights advocates to convince Obama to take such executive actions.

Trans women denied photo IDs at D.C. DMV office
In response to an inquiry from transgender advocate Ruby Corado, the director of the D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles said on Monday she would take immediate steps to make sure DMV employees approve photo identification cards for transgender applicants who qualify for them.

Center: Transgender inmate denied treatments
The Southern Poverty Law Center has threatened legal action against the Georgia Department of Corrections for refusing to provide hormone treatments for a Valdosta State Prison inmate with gender identity disorder.