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quarta-feira, setembro 17, 2014

Travesti de 17 anos é morta em Guarulhos
Criminoso foi preso no bar onde ocorreu a discussão
Uma travesti de 17 anos morreu após ser esfaqueada por volta das 5h10 da manhã deste domingo em Guarulhos, na Grande São Paulo.

ICD-Revision Proposal Mechanism is online
The WHO has published an online tool to propose changes to the ICD-11 Beta Draft. Proposed changes to the titles/definitions can be submitted. It is also possible to add new or delete existing entities, add synonyms and other content model parameters and propose more complicated structural changes.

European Council to discuss for first time LGBT-rights at high-level conference
On 28 October 2014, the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU, in cooperation with the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and the General Secretariat of the Council will host the high-level conference “Tackling sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination: next steps in EU and Member State policy making”. The event will take place in the Council of the EU premises (Justus Lipsius) in Brussels.

TGEU Statement Norwegian Ombud decides forced sterilisation is discrimination: there is no good argument to uphold current practice
TGEU welcomes the decision of the Norwegian Equality Body outlawing forced sterilisation, necessary for a change of gender marker, as discriminatory. On Sept 9, the Norwegian Equality Ombud Ørstavik, took a decision in the case of John Jeanette Solstad Remø. The Equality Body found that the responsible Ministry of Health could not provide substantive arguments to uphold the sterilization requirement, but referred to an practice established since the 50s. Remø had complained about the requirement to undergo sterilisation before being recognized as female.

X in Passports and New Trans Law Work
We have learned from Danish trans people that the reformed gender recognition procedure actually works also in practice. In addition to the much-celebrated removal of any medical requirements in gender recognition, the already previously existent possibility of a gender marker X in the passport is now also available upon application, without approval from the Gender Clinic.

Hate Speech Law recognizes Gender Identity
TGEU member organisation Greek Transgender Support Association (G.T.S.A.) has successfully, together with other NGOs, advocated for an inclusion of gender identity as a protected characteristic in the Greek ‘Anti-Racist’ law, adopted on Sept 10, 2014 in Athens.

Moscow Takes a Break From Ukraine Fighting to Hate on Gays Some More
Fresh off (not) waging war in Ukraine, Russian officials hosted an international forum on "Large Family and Future of Humanity" this week that ended with a call for the international adoption of anti-gay laws.
Moscow anti-gay conference plans spread of ‘gay propaganda’ laws across the world

Bangladesh opposes ICPD’s LGBT rights move
It has also opposed the idea of comprehensive sexuality education programmes put forward by the ICPD

Transgender student wants own identity in yearbook
A transgender student from Ateneo de Manila University started an online petition to allow transgender students to appear in the gender they identify with in their yearbook.

[New Zealand]
No replacement found for MtF surgeon
No plastic surgeons have stepped up to fill the shoes of the nation's only gender reassignment surgeon, who has retired.

Hockey Canada embraces gender identity inclusion
Jesse Thompson can't wait until hockey season starts again, facing only his on-ice opponents. Hockey Canada has agreed to make changes to protect young players in Ontario from discrimination and harassment based on a player's transgender status. These changes resolve a human rights application Jesse filed after facing difficulties at his local arena.
Hockey teen nets human rights goal: Transgender players can choose dressing room

This Is What Happens To Transgender Kids Who Delay Puberty
As transgender visibility and acceptance has increased, young people have been identifying themselves by a different gender than they were assigned at birth sometimes as young as their pre-school years. Some of those young people have been using a hormone treatment to delay the onset of puberty, giving them a unique opportunity to mature before committing to a gender transition, and a new study finds that the results of such treatments are very positive.
Blocking Puberty Is Beneficial for Transgender Youth

Firefighters Find Burned Body on Sidewalk Below Hillside Fire; Arson Suspected
A woman who found a man's burning body possibly dressed in female clothing in a yard blaze near a boarded up apartment building fears he was the victim of a hate crime. Patrick Healy reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. from the Harvard Heights neighborhood Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

Transgender travel study shows there's work to be done
Only 10 percent in survey perceive Broward to be transgender-friendly

Rome transgender woman files suit against state DOC from prison
An incarcerated, trans gender woman from Rome has filed a federal lawsuit against Georgia’s Department of Corrections, claiming the DOC and prison officials failed to stop repeated sexual assaults against her.

Identifican al transexual hallado sin vida en Tierra y Libertad; le decían "La Garcia"
Los primeros informes referentes al presunto homicidio de un transexual, indican que su nombre era Héctor García y la gente la conocía como “La García”, aparentemente no era nayarita, pero tenía tiempo radicando en esta ciudad, ella se dedicaba a realizar pulseras y las vendía en el Centro Histórico a los paseantes y locales comerciales.

Matan a un transexual hondureño en el sector de Ticamaya
Un transexual fue asesinado la madrugada de este sábado en la carretera que al sector de Ticamaya de Choloma, Cortés, en la zona norte de Honduras.

La titular de la Asociación de Travestis de Santiago se casa, luego de 29 años de convivencia
Luisa Paz contraerá matrimonio con Jose Coria, el albañil al que está unida desde hace casi tres décadas.