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sexta-feira, setembro 05, 2014

Le parcours du combattant des transidentitaires
Le débat sur l'identité de genre pourrait être relancé avec la nomination de Najat Belkacem à l'Education nationale et la proposition de loi "visant à protéger l'identité de genre" déposée par la sénatrice Esther Benbassa en décembre. L'Express a enquêté sur le parcours de vie des personnes trans, souvent ponctué de discriminations.

Don't get a sex change, mother tells son
Parents and siblings should be consulted before gender reassignment surgery is authorized, says the mother of a 23-year-old man soon to become a woman.

Miyazaki politician describes child's hardships with gender identity disorder
Seikai Ota recalled brushing off his son’s problem and later facing the prospect of losing him forever.
Now, Ota, a prefectural assembly member from Miyazaki Kenmin Rengo, wants to raise social acceptance of sexual minorities in Japan to allow children with gender identity disorder (GID) “to live the way they want to live.”

[New Zealand]
Beyer gets warm Gay Ski Week reception
Georgina Beyer has been given a rapturous welcome at Gay Ski Week, where she spoke at last night’s cabaret event during her campaign tour of the electorate she hopes to represent.

Daily Caller Defends Racist, Transphobic Writer Against "Politically Correct Hysteria"
The Daily Caller defended a commentator who used the words "fag" and "trannies" in a post assailing the transgender community, blaming "politically correct" mobs for allegedly getting the post censored.

Local Cross-Dresser Running for Congress
10News spoke with an 88-year-old cross-dresser who plans to run for Congress against Juan Vargas.

WATCH: Mt. Holyoke Becomes First 'Seven Sisters' School to Admit Trans Women
We must acknowledge that gender identity is not reducible to the body,' say Mt. Holyoke College officials of their historic decision to welcome applications from all trans students.

No Eyeliner Allowed in Driver's License Photo
The South Carolina DMV unconstitutionally demands that a 16-year-old boy remove his "everyday" foundation, mascara, eye shadow and lip gloss before it takes his driver's license photo, the boy's mom claims in court.
Gender-Nonconforming Teen Sues DMV That Denied License Photo

Wisconsin city adopts ordinance banning bias based on gender identity
Cudahy on Sept. 2 became the fourth city in Wisconsin to adopt a fully-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance that bans bias based on gender identity and expression.

Scagliola: “Las trans son el grupo social más vulnerado”
El director nacional de Políticas Sociales del Mides, Andrés Scagliola, señaló que la población trans (transgénero, travesti y transexual) es el grupo social más vulnerado del país y exhortó a visibilizar las discriminaciones que estas personas sufren a diario en ámbitos educativos para “cambiar el mundo”.