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quinta-feira, novembro 27, 2014

El 80% de los transexuales de Castilla y León emigran por la discriminación
Nace en Palencia la asociación Chiguitxs LGTB+ para trabajar por la igualdad, con independencia de la orientación sexual

FA: Trans people can now play pro football
Football Association in UK has groundbreaking trans policy

Drag queens refused by cab driver file discrimination claim
The drag queens who were refused by a taxi driver from Taxicentrale Amsterdam, has decided to file a discrimination claim.

New policy for transgender on anvil
Gujarat Government plans to carry out a state-wide survey to find out the number and socio-economic status of the transgender community.

A Night to Remember
Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Held at Norman Bethune Square
Transgender losses honoured in vigil

Right-Wing Group Targets Trans-Friendly Federal Nominee
David Lopez, the current EEOC general counsel awaiting Senate confirmation for his second term, has built a career fighting for the rights of LGBT and disabled workers. Now the Family Research Council wants him to pay for it.

New Suicide Hotline Dedicated to Trans People Now Open for Calls
San Francisco-based Trans Lifeline has collected an all-trans staff of volunteers who aim to make the crisis hotline experience more comfortable and accessible for trans callers.

Schools seeing an increase in transgender students
School can be a struggle for many students, not just academically but socially, especially students who question their own identity. A local outreach group for transgender and gay teens said they've seen an increase in the number transgender students attending school in the Savannah area.

Transgender Victims Remembered: Despite legal progress, 233 were killed in anti-transgender violence over the last year
Two lines of people holding unlit candles stretched down the long center aisle at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore last Thursday. As the service attendees—more than a hundred total—reached the front of the line in pairs, two volunteers helped them light their candles and place them upright in a large box, while up at the pulpit a volunteer read off a list of names. “Calvin Curtis Lipscomb. Nov. 8, 2013. Detroit, Michigan. Lady Butterfly. Nov. 17, 2013. Porto Seguro, Brazil. Sahlil. Nov. 17, 2013. Karachi, Pakistan.” Name, date of death, location.

Religious Right, Catholic Church continue fight against trans-inclusive athletics policy
The political arm of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, as well as the Minnesota Family Council and the Minnesota Child Protection League, have ramped up efforts to oppose a policy aimed at increasing inclusion for transgender high school students.

Family of transgender woman speaks out after killer released on technicality
Roxann Green remembers getting a letter from her son, Moses at the age of 16 telling her he was ready to be who he truly was, ready to be a woman.
"I miss her everyday. Every day of my life I miss her," says Green.

Houston Trans Woman Beaten, Officials Offer Lukewarm Response
As Houston lawmakers continue to debate the HERO antidiscrimination ordinance, trans resident Thailand Warr says police didn't address her being viciously attacked by seven youths with the seriousness it merits.

Names and places raise awareness on Transgender Day of Remembrance
Makelly Castro, 24, of Brazil; Ashley Sherman, 25, of the United States; and Rosa Syad Ribut, 35, of Canada were killed this year. All three were transgender women, having been assigned with a male sex at birth.

Luzdarly es la reina GLBTI de Imbabura
En la entrada del Teatro Gran Colombia, la banda Municipal daba la bienvenida entonando sus canciones para los asistentes, que empezaban a llegar de a poco hasta las instalaciones en donde se elegiría a la nueva ‘soberana’ GLBTI de la provincia.

En cuerpo ajeno... Compensar autoriza cirugía de cambio de sexo
Tras una disputa jurídica que duró siete meses, la EPS dio vía libre al procedimiento que cuesta alrededor de $40 millones.

Cali celebró la primera versión de Miss Transformista
Este certamen de carácter social busca promover los derechos de los LGBTI y apoyar campañas de prevención de enfermedades de transmisión sexual.