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sábado, fevereiro 21, 2015

Travesti é morta com tiros na cabeça na avenida Heitor Dias
Uma travesti foi morta com vários tiros na cabeça na avenida Heitor Dias. O corpo foi encontrado no início da manhã desta sexta-feira, 20, por volta de 5h30, próximo ao muro de uma loja de automóveis, na região de Dois Leões.

NHS England: Trans people shouldn’t wait longer than 18 weeks for treatment
NHS England has affirmed the rights of trans people to be treated within 18 weeks of referral – despite growing backlogs in the system leaving some waiting years.

Pope Francis compares trans people to nuclear weapons
Head of the Catholic Church claims those who transition are opposing 'God's order of creation'

Two arrested for murdering transsexual
Two Nigerians arrested for murder following drugs probe
A Brazilian transsexual found dead in a street in the southern town of Castel Volturno in early February was drugged with a cocktail of cocaine and heroin and sexually assaulted before being dragged outside and left in the cold to die, investigators said Thursday.

VIDEO: Southern conservative mother of transgender daughter talks acceptance
This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires caught up with Debi Jackson, a Southern conservative mother of a six-year-old transgender daughter named A.J., to talk about acceptance. Pires interviewed her at the Human Rights Campaign Time to Thrive conference this past weekend in Portland, Oregon, where Jackson was a featured speaker.

Problematic stories illuminate need for better coverage of transgender people
Sadly in recent months there's been a high number of deaths of transgender women, and with it some very problematic media coverage.

B. Scott Settles Gender Discrimination Case With BET After Red Carpet Snub
B. Scott and BET have reached an agreement following the legal battle sparked by the network’s major snub.
The media personality was all ready to welcome stars and interview them on the red carpet at the 2013 BET Awards. The network, which had booked him for the gig, was not pleased when he showed up to work in women’s clothes. Organizers demanded that he change into more gender-appropriate attire before proceeding with his duties.~

Oakland mom shares experience of raising transgender child
Public figures like Congressman Mike Honda, and actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, coming out in support of their transgender family members are sparking a conversation about what it means to be transgender.

Transgender teen cites family bullying in suicide note: #HisNameWasZander
Another transgender teen has taken his own life, leaving behind a suicide note describing sexual trauma and alleged bullying by family members.

Bill targeting transgender students’ use of restrooms fails Kentucky Senate panel
A bill that would have banned transgender students from choosing which restroom to use at public schools has failed to pass a Kentucky state Senate committee.

Vigil Held Amid Homicide Investigation Of Transgender Woman
The death of a 46-year-old transgender woman at her home in Southwest Miami-Dade is being investigated as a homicide, according to Miami-Dade Police sources.
Miami's Transgender Community Holds Vigil for Slain Artist
Homicide investigation underway in death of transgender woman

Transgender community works to gain acceptance in Missoula
TV shows like "Transparent," and celebrities such as Bruce Jenner have brought the transgender population into the mainstream. But it's not just a Hollywood story, with transgenders in Montana saying it takes courage to live the life 'they' want to lead.

Franklin Graham calls transgender friendly bathrooms 'unsafe'
Franklin Graham is speaking out against a city ordinance that's up for a vote in a few weeks.
City Council will vote on a proposal that, in part, allows transgender men and women into any restroom.
Franklin, the son of Billy Graham, says the proposal is "not only ridiculous, it's unsafe."

Black Madam: I am the Michelangelo of butt injections
She boasted that she was called the "Michelangelo of buttocks injections," had performed hundreds of the cosmetic procedures, and counted many celebrities among her satisfied clients.

Transgender sports bill raises legal risk for state
A transgender law expert says South Dakota would be vulnerable to lawsuits if lawmakers adopt a bill forcing student athletes to participate in sports based on the gender on their birth certificate.

TransYouth Project conducting groundbreaking study
“He is just confused.” “She’ll grow out of it.” “It’s a phase.” “Just ignore it.” These are common remarks from family members, friends, acquaintances, and even strangers to transgender youth.

PDI detuvo a mujer acusada de asesinar a un joven transexual
La imputada habría matado a la víctima tras enterarse de que su pareja había tenido relaciones sexuales con él.
La mujer cuenta con un amplio prontuario policial y será formalizada este viernes.