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terça-feira, setembro 30, 2014

Brasil é o país com mais mortes de transexuais do mundo
Foram 486 mortes no período entre janeiro de 2008 e abril de 2013, segundo o relatório da ONG internacional Transgender Europe

Serbia LGBT pride march takes place undisturbed as riot police stand guard
Waving rainbow-colored flags, several hundred gay activists proceeded undisturbed through downtown Belgrade on Sunday thanks to the protection of thousands of riot police.

Beauty pageant with a difference
A young man is to take part in the Miss International Queen competition to be held in Pattaya, Thailand, next month. Student Myo Ko Ko San, 20, won the title for Myanmar last November in his hometown of Mandalay, in an event organised by the Rainbow Organisation.

It took 77 years, but N.J. native finally became the woman she always knew she was
Wearing slacks, Mary Janes and a honey-blond pageboy wig, 82-year-old Renee Ramsey drives her old Chevy past the Dollar General and the Piggly Wiggly in Summerville, S.C., chatting her way through the routine errands that now bring such joy.

Hobby Lobby Needs Proof Of Genital Surgery To Let Trans Woman Use Ladies’ Restroom
Hobby Lobby is a chain of craft stores running in accordance with Christian values. Recently, the Supreme Court ruled in the company’s favor to not provide employee health insurance that covers certain types of birth control.

EEOC Files Groundbreaking Cases on Behalf of Trans Workers
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has for the first time used the 1964 Civil Rights Act to file federal lawsuits against two companies for discrimination against transgender people. While the EEOC has interpreted Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to prohibit anti-transgender bias since 2012, today marks the first time the agency has brought lawsuits on behalf of transgender workers.

[USA] [Commentary]
Please Stop Saying That Trans Women Were “Born Boys”
As an out-and-proud trans woman and activist, I find myself having a lot of the same conversations about being transgender over and over again. Some of them are pretty benign, like how I chose my name or whose writing was influential in my work. Some just come with the territory, like those about harassment, discrimination, and health care access.

New Law Gives Trans Californians Respect After Death
A new law in California will prevent misgendering transgender people after death.

City expands transgender protections
The city has expanded its nondiscrimination ordinance to include gender identity or expression. The Human Rights Commission and Mayor Setti Warren recommended the change giving full rights and protection to the transgender community, and the Board of Aldermen two weeks ago passed the measure unanimously.

Transgender Nevada candidate could be a first in nation
When Republican Assembly 30 candidate Lauren Scott gave a lecture and slide show on Sex, Laws and Stereotypes at the Washoe GOP headquarters recently, some local Republicans said it was probably the first time gender identity and transgender expression have been openly discussed there.

Man chased, shot in anti-gay attack in Brooklyn: cops
A 22-year-old man dressed as a woman survived a vile anti-gay attack in Brooklyn on Saturday when he was chased and shot by a group of men shouting homophobic slurs, police said.
Three arrested in New York City for an anti-gay attack