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sábado, agosto 30, 2014

Travesti é esfaqueada no bairro de Sete Portas
O estado de saúde dela é considerado grave, Jaqueline foi esfaqueada no tórax , internada no centro cirúrgico do HGE.

Norway’s health minister promises to improve gender recognition laws
Norway’s Minister for Health, Bent Høie, has promised to improve transgender rights by changing the country’s outdated system of gender recognition.
Høie promises to reform sex change law

Denmark OKs legal gender change on demand
Europe’s largest homosexual activist organization, ILGA Europe, has praised Denmark’s Parliament for allowing citizens to change their sex on identification documents on request.

Gender re-assignment bill reaches commenting round
Finland’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Health wants to eliminate clauses in current draft legislation which would force gender re-assignment candidates to undergo compulsory sterilisation, prove their infertility and dissolve existing marriages. The draft bill may not be approved in time for the next election since changes were not discussed during government formation talks during the spring.

Halil Kandok on Figen’s death: “Alert alert, another trans committed suicide”
Is this a suicide, or a hate murder committed with a secret weapon, a weapon of hatred? To remain silent in the face of discrimination is a weapon that kills gay and trans people.

Iranian lesbian: Authorities tried to ‘fix’ my sexuality by forcing me to have gender reassignment surgery
An Iranian lesbian has said the country’s authorities tried to force her into having gender reassignment surgery to “fix” her sexuality.
Iran pressures lesbians, gays to have sex change operations – report

Homophobia in the workplace? Fear of transgender people is even worse
Around two-thirds of transgender people say they suffer discrimination, whether on the job, looking for work or in seeking promotions.

Russian Court Orders Local Authorities to Recognize Transsexual’s New Gender
A Chelyabinsk court has ruled in favor of a transsexual who took the local civil registry office to court over its refusal to recognize his newly acquired gender, Rossiiskaya Gazeta reported Thursday.
Russian court takes transsexual’s side in gender dispute - report

CeCe McDonald Talks About the Bullying That Pushed Her Out of School
Around fourth grade, CeCe McDonald realized that she was trans. “There was this fierce little diva inside me and she wanted to be free,” McDonald recently told a crowd at the Gay-Straight Alliance Network’s (GSA) national gathering.

California’s Respect After Death Act Passes, Awaits Governor’s Signature
Today, California’s Respect After Death Act (AB 1577) was sent to Governor Brown for his signature, having now passed in both the Assembly and Senate. The bill will provide guidance to help ensure that transgender people have their gender identity reflected on their death certificates. It was authored by Speaker of the Assembly Toni Atkins and sponsored by Equality California and Transgender Law Center.

Federal agency to meet with judge on transgender settlement issues
A case that began over what bathroom a transgender state employee can use has taken another legal twist, this time with a federal agency being asked meet with a judge.

D.A. still hasn't produced any Morris records
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office last week stopped short of denying it has key dispatch records in the Nizah Morris case, but the agency hasn’t yet provided any records in response to PGN’s request for them.

Vanessa Champagne Was Robbed; Robber Shot By Police
Vanessa Champagne Paris - she's become a national figure, the first transgender person to be thrust into the public spotlight. But, the news tonight is that she continues to be the victim of crime. This one went un-reported but on June 10th she was robbed in Belmopan. It happened right on the walkway through the center of the capital where Vanessa was walking late at night. Luckily police have been deployed to the crime hotspot and responded immediately: