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quarta-feira, outubro 08, 2014

"Prostituição entre travestis é necessidade e não opção", diz fotógrafa carioca
Ana Carolina Fernandes passou quase três anos clicando a realidade vista em um casarão da Lapa, no Rio de Janeiro

Transgender activist wins battle to change name from Andrew to Audrey on school certificates
A transgender woman won a legal battle to have her new identity reflected on her examination certificates.
Audrey Mbugua Ithibu, born Andrew Mbugua, won the battle courtesy of a court order by High Court Judge Weldon Korir on Tuesday.
Justice Korir ordered the Kenya National Examination Council to issue Ithibu new certificates in the next 45 days.
Transgender activist wins landmark case in Kenyan court

Chef Marcus Peter Volke killed, dismembered and cooked girlfriend in Teneriffe apartment
Details have emerged about the victim of a brutal murder-suicide in a Brisbane unit.
Mayang Prasetyo, believed to be a transgender prostitute, is believed to have been killed, dismembered and “cooked” by her chef boyfriend Marcus Peter Volke, 28, in their Teneriffe unit.
Police discovered a body part in a pot on the stove of his Commercial Rd apartment on Saturday night.
Killed and cooked trans woman was high-class sex worker
Chef australiano mata e cozinha pedaços de namorada transexual

Transgender Actress Erika Ervin On Her 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Role
We couldn't be more thrilled for "American Horror Story: Freak Show" to kick off for numerous reasons, and learning that the hit FX franchise will welcome a transgender performer just makes our excitement for the show more palpable.

Transgender People Facing Hurdles When ID’s Don’t Match Identities
For Donna DiAngelo, winning tickets to a Yanni concert at the Oracle Arena presented a unique challenge: How to pick up her winning tickets at will-call.

Facebook to change name policy
Following a second meeting with Facebook officials, San Francisco Supervisor David Campos announced Wednesday that the social media giant would be making changes to its policy requiring real names to be used.

Transgender Murder Victim ID'd as Aniya Parker
Family members over the weekend identified the 47-year-old transgender woman who was fatally shot at close range on Melrose Avenue in East Hollywood last week.

Local Woman Attributes Her Decision to Kill Herself to Her Transgender Struggle
“It’s been long and brutal and full of a lot of tears and angst, and it’s finally coming to a close,” she told her friends in a post last week on Facebook. “Ten days ago I purchased a shotgun, and today, after the required California waiting period, I picked up that shotgun. A few of you have seen me offer up countdowns and references to October 1st at around noon; that was my nod towards this outcome.”

Judge rules for Orange County in transgender inmate's lawsuit
A federal judge ruled in favor of Orange County last month in a lawsuit brought by a transgender inmate who was raped by a fellow inmate while in the custody of the county jail in 2008, recently filed court documents show.

Mother of transgender 7-year-old talks about Eli becoming Ella
Nicki Sullivan says her child, designated male at birth, has always identified herself as female. After seeking advice from GLSEN, a gay lesbian and straight education network, last Monday Nicki's 7-year-old daughter Ella made her identity public.

Mississippi transgender couple faces backlash after marriage
Nick Fulgham and Jessica Elliot-Fulgham married on September 18 at the Madison County Courthouse in Jackson, Mississippi. While they are happily married, others are not happy about their marriage.

Proposal would let transgender New Yorkers change birth certificates without surgery
Changing your gender on a city birth certificate would become much easier under legislation to be introduced Tuesday in the City Council.
Proposal would change law on transgenders' birth certificates

New Vision West Coast Asks Trans Employee to “Explain Gender,” Rescinds Job Offer
Sorin Thomas, a transgender person who identifies as gender neutral has filed a discrimination claim against New Vision West Coast, Inc., a company that offers wilderness therapy to at risk adolescents and young adults in Bend, OR. Thomas alleges xe was offered a position at New Vision after spending several days working with the youth and being observed by the staff, but that the offer was rescinded after Thomas’s disclosure that xe is transgender (in xyr complaint, Sorin goes by the gender neutral pronouns “xe” and “xyr”).