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sexta-feira, novembro 14, 2014

Children’s channel CBBC to broadcast film about transgender boy
CBBC will broadcast a feature about a transgender boy next week for the first time ever.

Support Transgenre Strasbourg appelle à un rassemblement à l'occasion de la 16e Journée
internationale de la Mémoire Transgenre (International Transgender Day of Remembrance,
TDoR), le samedi 15 novembre 2014 à 15 h place Kléber à Strasbourg

Ce 20 novembre 2014 sera célébrée, dans des dizaines de pays, la 16ème Journée Internationale de
la Mémoire Transgenre (voir et )

Slovak Constitutional Court decides homophobic referendum will go ahead
Tuesday, the Slovak Constitutional Court ruled that Slovakians will be called to vote to speak out over a set of questions seeking to limit the rights of LGBT people and seeking to inhibit sexuality education.

Trans woman sex worker missing since September 2014
Twenty-six-year-old trans woman Damla Araz, who was working as a sex worker out of necessity in the Şişli district of Istanbul, has been missing for one month [since September 2014]. Araz’s friends insist on the possibility that the trans woman was kidnapped by members of an Islamic cemaat [congregation, community].

Australia's Antiquated Gender Reassignment Laws Make Life Worse for Trans People
State laws across Australia specify that a married person who undergoes gender transition cannot register a change of sex on their birth certificate. This leaves the individual with the choice between either divorcing their partner or having one of their primary sources of identification stating that they are different from how they present. The decision to transition can be challenging, but this makes matters more difficult for a number of reasons.

Transmissions: Transgender Day of Remembrance: The big question
Fifteen years ago, on a rainy evening in San Francisco, a group of transgender people and others met at the Castro Muni station. From there, this small group would walk across the street to the Castro Theatre, standing out front with placards naming various victims of anti-transgender violence while The Brandon Teena Story was shown inside. I then said a few words while standing out in the street in the rain – the sidewalks were narrower back then – and we all made our way back to Muni and headed for home.

That’s Not My Name!
Every year I am contacted by at least one trans youth in New England who is unable to amend their school records to reflect names and genders consistent with their gender identity. Some of these youth are still in high school and endure the daily trauma of being referred to by names and pronouns not consistent with their gender identity. Others are recent high school graduates who are unable to pursue higher education or obtain their first job out of school because their high school diplomas and other school records, including SAT, ACT, and AP test scores, do not reflect names and genders consistent with their gender identity.

Trans victims honored with annual event
The D.C. Center hosts an observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance at the Metropolitan Community Church (474 Ridge St., N.W.) Nov. 20 at 6 p.m.

Opponents Of Cleveland’s Nondiscrimination Protections Reject Transgender Identities
Back in 2009, the city of Cleveland, Ohio established nondiscrimination protections for the LGBT community in employment, housing, and nondiscrimination protections. Before the ordinance passed, however, lawmakers included a provision that still allowed private businesses to exclude transgender people from using a restroom or locker room. One of the City Council’s committees began consideration Wednesday of an ordinance rectifying that exclusion, but opponents of transgender equality are challenging the change with misinformation about the ordinance and harmful myths about trans people.

New Regulations Modernize Process for Changing Gender Designation on Rhode Island Birth Certificates
New vital records regulations, filed Wednesday, October 22, will modernize Rhode Island’s birth certificate policies to allow transgender people to obtain accurate gender designations on their birth certificates. The change in regulations take effect on November 11, 2014.

Victim in Bordeaux Homicide Id'd as Transgender
The victim in yesterday morning's homicide discovery on Lunn Drive in Bordeaux is being identified as transgender.
The Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition is saying that 24-year-old Gilbert Fowler is actually Gizzy Fowler, a transgender woman from Nashville. Police have not confirmed this.

Transgender Gloucester teen fights to use boys’ bathroom
Gavin Grimm was born female but always knew he was a boy.
“It was literally killing me to lie about who I was,” he says.
A sophomore at Gloucester High School, Gavin now lives openly as a boy and legally changed his name this year.

Transgender day of remembrance ... and resistance
In 2011, the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force partnered with the National Center for Transgender Equality to put together one of the largest surveys of United States transgender people in history.

Agilizan cambio de identidad de género en el Distrito Federal
Con el apoyo de los grupos parlamentarios del PRD, PRI, PT y la abstención del PAN, el pleno de la Asamblea Legislativa del Distrito Federal aprobó, por 42 votos a favor, cero en contra y seis abstenciones,el dictamen de una iniciativa de ley que elimina el juicio por el que tienen que pasar las personas que deciden cambiar su identidad de género en el Distrito Federal y lo sustituye por un “simple trámite” administrativo ante el Registro Civil.