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terça-feira, agosto 05, 2014

Transgender accuses officer of sexual assault
A policeman who was asked to take a transgender male to the Criminal Evidence Department for a blood sample on suspension of being drunk, fell into his antiques and committed an indecent act with the suspect, according to the latter.

Indian universities edit application forms to include trans students
The Universities Grants Commission in India has created a separate category to include trans students in applications for scholarships and fellowships

Acting Chief Commissioner, Lucinda Nolan, has apologised on behalf of the Victoria Police for the events that happened during the 'Tasty Raid' in 1994.

Iranian transgender refugee struggles for acceptance
Eight months ago transgender woman Tannaz Mehraban came to Canada to start a new life

Gender identity not a choice: University of Alberta professor
A Globe and Mail opinion piece is calling out the transgender movement.
Margaret Wente said in the piece “Almost everyone is biologically born either female or male, a fact that neither surgery nor self-declared identity can change”.
She also wrote “Transgenderism is a fad that has been spread by social media and embraced by individuals (and families) as the explanation for their confusion, loneliness and dysfunction”.

First trans football player: FIFA’s lack of trans guidelines is unfair
The first transgender football player to be recognised by FIFA has spoken out about the governing body’s lack of guidelines for trans people.

Transgender teenager stabbed on Metro train
A 15-year-old transgender girl was stabbed in the back by a male attacker on board a Green Line Metrorail train about 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday shortly before the train arrived at the Fort Totten Station in Northeast D.C., according to a statement released by Metro.
Reginald Anthony Klaiber charged with bias-motivated assault with deadly weapon in stabbing of transgender teen on Metro

Arrest made in transgendered woman's murder, burning
Police have made an arrest in the case of a transgender woman whose burned body was found behind a Fowler Street business in June.
Terry Lynn Brady, 45, of Panther Lane in Fort Myers, is charged with killing 31-year-old Eddie James Owens.
Arrest made in Fort Myers homicide of transgender woman
Fla. Police Arrest Man Suspected of Burning Trans Woman to Death

Wachowskis host TransLife Center benefit at film studio
The award-winning sibling filmmakers Lana and Andy Wachowski held a very unique benefit, TransReelization, for Chicago House's TransLife Center Aug. 2. The event took place in their North Side Chicago film studio, Kinowerks.

HRC Takes on MichFest
The Human Rights Campaign has weighed in on the trans-exclusionary 'womyn born womyn' intention of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, and festival organizers may not like what the national group has to say.

El drama de ser 'trans' en la cárcel de Villahermosa
La comunidad LGBT logró un pabellón como reivindicación de sus derechos. Hoy, se siente vulnerada.