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terça-feira, setembro 09, 2014

Trans Pride Brighton defines key year for emerging community
The event, including Europe’s first transgender pride march, focused on celebrating new-found visibility and preparing for challenges ahead
This summer Brighton hosted Europe’s first ever trans pride march as part of its second annual Trans Pride weekend.

Kellie Maloney evicted from Celebrity Big Brother
Kellie Maloney has been evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house.

Toddler aged 3 assessed for sex change at top London clinic
Three year old child assessed for a sex change at the Portland Clinic in London and is the youngest of 468 minors seen by the centre in the last year

Administrative Court in Stockholm striking out diagnosis in gender recognition (16.05.2014)
Judgement of the Administrative Court in Stockholm on 16 May 2014 on the diagnosis-requirement for gender recognition
The Administrative Court in Stockholm ruled that requiring a mental health diagnosis cannot be mandatory for obtaining legal gender recognition as the relevant law does not have such a requirement.

New Anti-Discrimination Law Could Worsen Situation for Georgia's LGBT Community
Georgia's LGBT community is sceptical that recently-introduced anti-discrimination legislation hailed by some rights groups as a bold step forward for the former Soviet state will improve their lives any time soon.

Gambia Lawmakers Pass Bill to Jail Gays for Life
Gambia's National Assembly has passed a bill imposing life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, officials said Monday, potentially worsening the climate for sexual minorities in a country with one of Africa's most vocal anti-gay leaders.

America’s highest-paid female CEO was born a man
The highest-paid female CEO in America used to be a man.
Martine Rothblatt, 59 — who founded the $5 billion pharmaceutical firm United Therapeutics and also co-founded Sirius — had a sex-change operation in 1994.

Rutgers approves preferred student name policy
Rutgers has approved a student preferred name policy, starting last week. According to the policy, class rosters, Sakai and Rutgers Electronic Grading and Information System will allow students to use preferred names instead of legal names.

Bala Cynwyd doctor helps transgender teen gain her true identity
What would you do if your 10-year-old son told you that God had made a mistake, that he had been born into the wrong body, that he is and always was a girl?

WATCH: Pa. Trans Woman Sues Former Employer
More than seven years after Katie Lynn Blatt says she was fired from her job at sporting goods store Cabela's, she's filing a federal lawsuit alleging antitrans discrimination.

Trans Woman Murdered Outside Her Memphis Home
Last week, Alejandra Leos was found fatally shot several feet from her front door. On Sunday, police arrested Marshall Pegues and charged him with murder.
Alejandra Leos, Transgender Woman, Murdered In Tennessee (UPDATED)
Man arrested for murdering transgender woman
Transgender woman murdered in North Memphis