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terça-feira, setembro 23, 2014

‘Red lipstick’ crisis at IMC TV
A trans employee of IMC TV, known for the news she covers on LGBT issues, has been sacked by her boss. The ‘red lipstick’ crisis, which had led to a protest by Turkish Airlines flight attendants, was cited among the reasons for the termination of Michelle Demishevich Kurt’s employment contract. Along with Michelle’s attire, her “attitude and conduct” constituted justification for her getting the axe.

India Gets First Transgender TV News Anchor
Just months after India's Supreme Court decided to recognize transgender individuals as a third gender, Padmini Prakash is making history.
Padmini Prakash is India’s first transgender news anchor
India hails first transgender newsreader after law recognises third sex
India gets first transgender news anchor months after third gender legally recognised

Report confirms sexual assault on eunuch
The medical examination of eunuch, who had on Tuesday complained of sexual assault by three policemen of the Dargah police station here on June 4, has confirmed the assault.

16 trans women jailed after arrest at wedding
Sixteen transgender women have been jailed in Malaysia.
The arrests took place at a wedding ceremony in Bahau on Sunday 8 June.

Trans* group criticises Woolworths’ handling of teen customer
A trans* advocacy group has criticised supermarket giant Woolworths for its handling of an incident that saw an employee laugh at a young trans* customer last week.
Trans teenager says supermarket cashier ‘laughed in face’ over old ID