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terça-feira, novembro 25, 2014

Murder, gang rape and acid attacks: Hyderabad remembers trans hate victims
India's sixth largest city has reported 10 anti-trans murders, three gang rapes and five acid attacks since March

Hundreds demand repeal of anti-gay laws at Bangalore pride
Up to 2,000 people yesterday (23 November) protested India's anti-gay laws at Bangalore pride, the first since the country recriminalized homosexuality in December last year.

In Photos: Bangladesh's Trans Pride Parade Was Massive and Fabulous
Earlier this month, Bangladesh hosted the largest trans pride parade in the nation's history. The festivities occurred November 10, the one-year anniversary of the government's decision to recognize hijras — a term that refers to transgender, intersex, eunuch, transvestite, or transsexual members of South Asian societies — as a third gender.

Paying tribute to transgender victims of violence
It was a big turnout for the saddest of reasons.
About 130 people crowded into the basement of Crossways in Common at Young United Church on Thursday to remember the 1,509 murdered and missing transgender people recorded worldwide since 2008. (Many countries do not report.)
Students hold candlelight vigil, awareness campaign for Transgender Day of Remembrance
Transgender Day of Remembrance highlights widespread transphobic violence

Transgender girl's complaint goes ahead despite move
The family of a bullied eight-year-old transgender girl is leaving Winnipeg.
Isabella "Bella" Burgos and her family will be moving to British Columbia.
Her dad, Dale Burgos, said from Nanaimo the family had planned the move before controversy erupted over the treatment his daughter has received from a parent at her school.

Transgender People are invisible in most data surveys says new report
Transgender people and other gender minorities have long been an invisible group in population- based surveys says a recent report. Due to a lack of data they are also under- represented says the GenIUSS Group.

Trans Lifeline provides suicide prevention by and for the trans community
Yesterday, we marked the sixteenth annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, focusing on the transgender and gender-nonconforming people taken by violence in the past year. On November 1st, an integral resource was launched to help trans people in crisis—the Trans Lifeline, a free crisis and suicide prevention hotline that is managed and staffed by volunteers who are themselves members of the trans community.

UC Research Examines an Emerging Issue: Treatment of Transgender Prison Populations
The perceptions and treatment of transgender populations will be examined at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology.

Woman to appeal prostitution-related conviction
A transgender woman who is an advocate for sex workers will appeal her conviction in Arizona on a prostitution-related charge in a Phoenix courtroom.

Vigil Held for Natl Transgender Day of Remembrance
Transgender men, women and their supporters came to Sacramento’s Trinity Cathedral Saturday to take part in a National Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Friends say Idaho transgender woman's memory not honored at funeral
Jennifer Gable was presented as a man at an open-casket service.
Transgender woman buried by family as a man at Idaho funeral

Twin Cities celebrates Transgender Day of Remembrance
Stoned to death. Stabbed 33 times. Pushed out of a moving car then run over. When hate and fear rage out of control, people destroy by any means necessary. Eighty-one transgender people were murdered in the past year throughout the world.

Students honor victims of anti-transgender violence
A transgender support group led by Ian Pike, a junior studying civil engineering and member of GLBT Community Alliance, organized a memorial in Wolf Plaza for the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Thursday with the help of GLBT Community Alliance, the NC State GLBT Center and the NC State Women’s Center.

Gang of Seven Brutalize Houston Trans Woman
Early Thursday evening, a 33-year-old trans woman claims she was brutalized by seven strangers in the lobby of her southwest Houston high-rise.

Radford adds gender identity to anti-discrimination and harassment policy
The Radford University Board of Visitors voted unanimously Friday to add gender identity to its anti-discrimination and harassment policy.

Police: Man who identifies as woman harassed, attacked on street
An assault suspect used a homophobic slur against a man who identifies as a woman, telling her "You have to pay to be a [expletive] on our block" before possibly breaking her jaw Tuesday in Pioneer Square, according to the Seattle Police Department.