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sexta-feira, fevereiro 27, 2015

CBC's Transforming Gender comes amid headlines over gender identity
11 Canadian transgender people profiled for Doc Zone featuring airing Thursday on CBC-TV

NDP critical of Senate attempt to block transgender rights
On this Anti-bullying Day, the NDP is criticizing the unelected Senate for blocking Bill C-279 aimed at protecting the rights of transgender people, after it was legitimately adopted two years ago by elected members of all parties in the House of Commons.
Trans rights bill amendment would bar trans people from public washrooms
Transgender bill hits setback
Gender identity bill sent back to the House of Commons

Community calls for thorough investigation after death of Toronto transgender woman
At first, Lali Mohamed wanted to grieve for his friend Sumaya Dalmar and trust police to investigate her death.

Fighter who said Fallon Fox should be banned from MMA is banned for cheating
Ashlee Evans-Smith said Fallon Fox shouldn't be allowed to fight due to perceived unfair advantages. Then Evans-Smith cheated trying to actual unfair advantage.

Obama circumvents military, makes it harder to discharge transgender soldiers: Report
A draft memorandum uncovered by USA Today suggests that the U.S. Army may soon make it more difficult to discharge soldiers who consider themselves transgender, a move reminiscent of policy changes made during the lead-up to the repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” (DADT) policy on homosexuality.

Arkansas Senate panel rejects anti-LGBT ‘conscience-protection’ bill
A proposal to prevent state and local governments from infringing on a person’s religious beliefs failed before an Arkansas legislative panel Wednesday after facing mounting criticism that it was an attempt to justify discriminating against gays and lesbians.

Phoenix Drops Charges Related To Sex Work Claim Against Transgender Woman
By dropping the case, though, prosecutors avoid a challenge to a city law that critics say makes it essentially illegal to be transgender in public.

Piden alto a la violencia contra transgéneros
Grupos se manifiestan en L.A. pidiendo respeto
Las recientes trágicas muertes de ocho mujeres transgénero en California y otros estados del país en lo que va de 2015, han encendido las luces de alarma en la comunidad LGBT, quienes reclaman no solamente justicia sino también respeto y reconocimiento a su dignidad como personas.
"Estamos cansados del terror y muerte de nuestras hermanas transgénero", dijo Ronni Veliz, miembro de la Red de Alianzas Gay-Heterosexual y la Coalición de Justicia Juvenil. "Hay que acabar con esta opresión".
No to Prison Industrial Complex: San Francisco's Trans Community Responds to Brutal Murders

Victim's 911 Robbery Call Helped Catch "Vicious Killer": Police
The gunman returned to shoot Deshawnda Sanchez several times as she was reporting an earlier robbery to a 911 operator

Indiana Senate approves bill allowing discrimination against LGBT people
The Indiana state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill designed to allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to refuse services for same-sex weddings because of religious beliefs.

Texas Bill Would Punish Businesses If They Don’t Discriminate
Texas State Rep. Debbie Riddle (R) has introduced two new bills that seek to criminalize the use of bathrooms by transgender people. Not only could trans people face jail time and fines for using gender-segregated facilities that match their gender, so too could businesses who make their facilities open to trans patrons.

Transgender student kicked off boys-only bus
A transgender student is at the center of a protest after that student was allegedly kicked off a boys-only bus.
It all started Monday when Jayden Castillo says he was kicked off a school bus for, in essence, being a boy.
Jayden Castillo with LGBT activists and his parents met outside Memorial High School Wednesday.
Transgender teen leads protest at Memorial High School

Matan a pedradas a travesti en Izúcar de Matamoros
Con múltiples golpes contusos provocados al parecer con piedras fue hallado el cadáver de un hombre vestido de mujer en Izúcar de Matamoros. Después del mediodía se reportó el hallazgo del cuerpo en la carretera federal Cuautla-Izúcar de Matamoros, en la colonia Amatitlanes. Elementos de la policía ministerial realizaron el levantamiento de cadáver, trasladándolo al Semefo de Izúcar de Matamoros. La víctima fue identificada como Arturo Delgado Cabrera, alias “Marlene”, de 24 años de edad, quien era travesti y estaba reportado como extraviado.

Fallo de la Corte Constitucional sobre los derechos de los menores intersexuales
Exhortó al Congreso a que establezca de forma urgente las reglas que permitan registrar e identificar a las personas intersexuales.