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quinta-feira, novembro 13, 2014

TDOR 2014- Who We're Remembering
As noted from time to time as you've perused these electronic pages, I have also covered the deaths of our fallen sisters as they have happened.

Vigils to be held across the world next week for transgender murder victims
Events will be held around the world next week to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Travestis são condenados em MG por tráfico internacional de pessoas
Investigação foi iniciada pela Polícia Federal de Uberlândia em 2006.
Advogado recorreu da sentença e réus respondem em liberdade.

Suspect detained in murder of trans woman
Police in Georgia Wednesday detained a suspect in the murder of a transgender woman in Tbilisi the day before.
Georgia: Transgender woman found dead after fire in locked apartment
Transgender woman found murdered in burnt out apartment in Tblisi, Georgia

Love Finds a Way For Russia's Second Legal Same-Sex Wedding
A second same-sex couple has found a way to wed by using Russia's draconian antigay laws to exchange their vows in legally binding matrimony.

Boys and Girls of Japanese School Exchange Uniforms to Celebrate 'Sex Change Day'
It is easy to say that you want to change the world, but to actually take the initiative is tough. In an attempt to free students of preconceived notions and conformity, a Japanese school celebrated "Sex Change Day' on 11 November, Tuesday.

Penang lawmakers form group to discuss welfare of transgenders
Ten state lawmakers in Penang from both sides of the political divide have come together to form a discussion group to look into how to help transgender people in the state.

1,000 'gender confused' Malaysians enter trans rehab
Religious authorities say only 15 to 20 participants rejected their advice
Malaysian religious authorities have said 1,000 'gender confused' individuals have joined government 'rehabilitation' programs since they were started in 2010.

Transsexual man accuses Toronto police, Milton jail of discrimination
Now, a complaint by Boyd Kodak, 60, who was born Jan Joseph Waterman, against the Toronto Police Service and the Vanier Centre for Women, a Milton jail, has reached the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, with proceedings scheduled later this week.

Miami-Dade transgender-protections law faces 2nd political test
A push to extend legal protections to transgender people, which has already received preliminary approval from the Miami-Dade County Commission, faces its second political test Wednesday — this time, in the face of some public opposition.

How Colonel Jennifer Pritzker Pushes for Transgender Rights in Military
Colonel Jennifer Natalya Pritzker is not much for the spotlight. Like the rest of her family, the massively wealthy Chicago-based real estate scions, she rarely gives interviews. But the 63-year-old, whose official title is Colonel (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker IL ARNG (Ret), doesn’t have to say much for her mission to be clear. With an estimated net worth of $1.78 billion, she is throwing her resources behind a campaign to change the United States military policy that bans transgender people from becoming soldiers.

Purdue student advocates for gender neutral dorm
A Purdue University student is working to change the residential life policy at the university to allow for gender-neutral rooms.

Gay, transgender veterans march for the first time in Boston Veterans Day parade
Massachusetts marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with commemorations around the state, including a parade in Boston in which gay and transgender veterans were allowed to march for the first time.

Simmons College Opens Its Doors to Trans Students
The Boston school has become the third U.S. women's college to clarify its stance towards trans women and men amidst heated conversations about the future of single-gender institutions.

Trans Day of Remembrance set
The 16th annual International Transgender Day of Remembrance will be held on Nov. 20 from 6-8 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 1 W. Hamilton St. in Baltimore. The event is being hosted by the Transgender Response Team. This memorial event includes an Interfaith Memorial Service, the Reading of the Names, and a candle lighting ceremony.

Texas Senator Proposes Another 'License to Discriminate' Bill
Sen. Donna Campbell is trying to legalize discrimination against LGBT people for the second time

Vanessa Champagne Latest From Court
Vanessa Champagne Paris, the transgender individual known legally as Porfilio Rodriguez, has been facing a charge of aggravated assault for threatening Caleb Orozco's sister, but tonight, he's closer to being acquitted if the complainant does not show up on the next adjournment.

Bill Introduced in Argentine Congress Would Compensate Jailed Transsexuals
Argentine organizations that defend sexual diversity introduced Tuesday in the Chamber of Deputies a bill to provide economic compensation for transsexuals and transvestites who were jailed or were victims of institutional violence because of their gender identity.