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segunda-feira, agosto 18, 2014

Employment discrimination against transgender people outlawed
A legal amendment to the Criminal Code, effective as of 12 August, now makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against transgender individuals, on grounds of sex. Previously, the law only made reference to sexual orientation, without specific reference to those who underwent gender reassignment.

Four Questions Reveal Horrifying Situation for LGBTs in Kenyan Refugee Camps
Kuchu Diaspora Alliance founder Victor Mukasa needs help housing, providing health care for, and protecting Ugandan LGBT refugees in Kenya.

Attorney: Manning not being provided approved hormone therapy
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn’t receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the American Civil Liberties Union and Manning’s attorney said Tuesday.

San Francisco Police academy graduates first transgender officer
The class of recruits the San Francisco Police Department graduated Friday night show the diversity of the City by the Bay in many ways, but one of them is a true pioneer for the department: Mikayla Connell is the first transgender person to enter the academy and graduate.

Metro Stabbing Suspect Held Without Bond
Court orders competency exam for man accused of stabbing transgender teen

Memorial honors transgender victims
Mykell Hatcher-McLarin, a transgender man, said he feels he has a "target on my back" in Baltimore and could be attacked at any given moment.
Still No Arrests After 2 Transgender Women Killed In Baltimore

Judge rules Black Madam's butt customers can't testify for her
IT DOESN'T MATTER how many successful silicone butt injections the "Black Madam" performed, her lawyer will not be allowed to call any of those happy customers to testify during her February murder trial, a Philadelphia judge ruled yesterday.
‘Black Madam’ Loses Crucial Pre-Trial Motion