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sexta-feira, setembro 26, 2014

NGOs urge Finnish Prime Minister to adhere to Human Rights Standards
Transgender Europe, ILGA-Europe and Amnesty International have written a joint open letter to the Prime Minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb, urging him to ensure that Finland's gender recognition legislation fully complies with international human rights standards. The gender recognition law in Finland is currently under review.

Forró do Bené é condenado a pagar R$ 2 mil de indenização a travesti que queria usar banheiro feminino da casa
O travesti Francisco Roberto Feliz, conhecido no mundo GLBT como Raquel, vai ganhar R$ 2.500 da Direção do Forró Bené do Cavaco por ter ingressado com uma ação visando indenização por danos morais sob o fundamento de que, ao participar de evento das dependências da Casa de Show, e tentar utilizar o banheiro feminino, acabou sendo impedida de adentrar no local. Segundo Raquel, isso lhe teria causado grande constrangimento pela discriminação sexual sofrida.

Russia’s Constitutional Court upholds gay ‘propaganda’ law
A Russian federal law banning gay “propaganda” has been upheld by the country’s highest court.
In a ruling released on Thursday, the Constitutional Court said the law does not breach Russia’s constitution.

India trans woman pushed off train, dies
The disabled woman was pushed by two youths and died on the spot
An Indian transgender woman died yesterday after she was pushed off a moving train in Bangalore.
India: Disabled trans woman dies after being pushed from a moving train

Malaysia: Transgender People Under Threat
The Malaysian government should urgently seek the repeal of all laws and regulations that discriminate against transgender people, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Transgender people in Malaysia face criminal prosecution under laws that effectively prohibit “cross-dressing” and discrimination in accessing employment, health care, and education.
Malaysia among worst countries in world for transgenders: report
Malaysia among worst places to be trans
HRW calls for repeal of laws against transgenders

ACLU Demands Government Provide Chelsea Manning Necessary Medical Care
Today, Chelsea Manning filed a lawsuit in federal court in the District of Columbia against Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and other Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of the Army officials for their failure to provide necessary medical treatment for her gender dysphoria, a condition with which she was originally diagnosed by Army doctors more than four years ago.
Pentagon officials sued for denying Chelsea Manning medical treatment
Manning sues Defense Dept. for gender treatment
Chelsea Manning files suit over military’s decision not to provide hormone treatment
Chelsea Manning Sues Federal Government for Hormone Therapy

Fifth Annual Transgender Health Fair
Metro Detroit will celebrate the Fifth Annual Transgender Health Fair this upcoming weekend. Vendors and exhibitors from around the area will combine their knowledge and resources to better improve the healthcare experience for the trans community.

Trans Survivors Find Refuge From Violence, Poverty
In a world where transgender women are particularly at risk, a safe haven emerges in Portland, Ore.

Transgender community to rally in Philly
Area transgender groups are planning to rally next month with the 4th Annual Philly Trans* March in Philadelphia in an effort to highlight both the accomplishments and challenges in their community.

Transgender Student Remembers Year Marred By Bullying
Last year, we introduced you to Pawtucket student Hannah Rini, who was about to start her first year of middle school as an openly transgendered student. Before her first day at Goff Junior High she was filled with hope about the new friends she would make. She felt confident because of the way her elementary school friends accepted her when she came out:

Despite AT&T's denial that Matthew Hileman faced discrimination, he says the company tried to keep him from releasing a recording of coworkers discussing an 'ass-whooping.'

Transgender victim says he was targeted at gunpoint
A Seattle man says he believes teenaged robbers targeted him Monday night because he is transgendered.

Actress’ son is a boy trapped in a girl’s body
Love your children, however they are, is the advice from British actress Adjoa Andoh.
She’ll be on the Island for TedX Bermuda next month, speaking on lessons learned as the parent of a transgender child.
I’m transgender. It’s not a choice

Matan a balazos a homosexual en una esquina en Zihuatanejo
Un sujeto asesinó a balazos a un travesti en la esquina conformada por las calles Dr. Miguel Silva y Francisco I. Madero, accionó su arma en contra de otros dos homosexuales vestidos de mujer pero no logró herirlos.

Asesinaron a pedradas a un transgenerista en Medellín
Indignación ha generado en la comunidad LGBTI del país, el asesinato del transgenerista Gabriel Duque López, quien fue asesinado a pedradas, en hechos ocurridos en las últimas horas en el centro de Medellín.
Asesinan a piedra a homosexual en Medellín
¡Alerta! En Medellín, en solo 4 meses asesinaron a 11 miembros de la comunidad Lgbti

La Iglesia bendijo la unión entre una transexual y su pareja
Luisa Paz, militante por los derechos LBGT en Santiago del Estero y José Coria recibieron bendiciones, un día después de haberse casado por civil. Mirá las fotos