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quinta-feira, fevereiro 05, 2015

Israel, Canada Relax Surgical Barriers for Trans Citizens' Legal Recognition
Officials from both Israel and Manitoba explained their new ID policy changes as a way to keep up with modern times.

Boy Meets Girl: the BBC's trans sitcom is part of a quiet revolution
Transgender people are being cast in trans roles, a trans actor has been nominated for an Emmy and now the BBC is making a trans sitcom. We’ve come a long way from jokes about drag queens and ladyboys
BBC's first transgender sitcom starts filming in Manchester starring Denise Welch

Press Release: Gender Recognition Legislation Must Reflect & Protect the Lives of Those People Who Need It
Jointly released by Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) And Amnesty International Ireland.
Transgender law open to review, says Humphreys

People will be given option not to declare their sex under new gender identity bill
People will be given the option of not declaring their sex on identification documents if amendments to the Gender Identity Bill are approved in Parliament.
Gender identity bill 'ground breaking' - Helena Dalli
‘Gender identity law to break down walls of discrimination’ - Helena Dalli

'I Feel Safe': Turkey's First Transgender Shelter Offers a Haven from Abuse
Hidden along a gritty street in downtown Istanbul, the first Turkish shelter for transgender women is virtually indistinguishable from its neighbors, except for the conspicuous cobalt paint and trail of cigarette butts that signal its entrance in the stairway of an old walk-up apartment building.

Meet Israel’s First Out Transgender Military Officer
“When you feel accepted and happy as who you are, you want to do your best as a soldier – as a person.”

League of Legends tournament limits number of lesbian and trans players
Organizers say LGBTI gamers 'probably have some unfair advantage'

Saskatoon clinic resolves to improve access for transgender people
Barriers include disrespectful admissions procedures

Hey Russia, We Are #DrivingWhileTrans
A new law could target transgender Russians and others deemed 'mentally ill' for the denial of driver's licenses. Here's what our trans readers think of that plan.

Inside Edition's Zoey Tur, first transgender TV reporter, flies again
When last we spoke with Zoey Tur about her gender reassignment, she said her goal was to become the nation's first transgender TV reporter.
"I'm really worried about transitioning. Will I be able to work in broadcast news again? There's not a single transgender transsexual person on the air in the United States that's open. And I don't know of anyone that's living stealth that's a broadcast reporter." -- Zoey Tur on KPCC's Off-Ramp, 5/21/2014

Bruce Jenner's 88-year-old mom publicly supports her child's transition
Esther Jenner: 'I am more proud of him now than when he stood on that podium and put the gold medal around his neck'
The Importance Of Bruce Jenner’s Very Public Transition

Suspect charged in murder of transgender girlfriend in Van Nuys
A 25-year-old man accused of killing his transgender girlfriend and then setting their Van Nuys apartment on fire pleaded not guilty to murder, with a knife-use allegation, and arson of an inhabited structure or property Tuesday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a statement.

Missing transgender teen found; runaway knew about search
Ashley Lane was still wearing this Alice in Wonderland-themed black-and-white dress when she was found.

Vigil set in Tyler for murdered trans woman
Local and state LGBT and allied organizations are holding a vigil at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4., at Bergfeld Park in Tyler in honor of Ty “Nunnee” Underwood, the 24-year-old transgender woman murdered Jan. 26 in Tyler.
Candlelight vigil to be held for Ty "Nunne" Underwood

SPD arrests two suspects in transgender assault
Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives arrested two suspects Tuesday whom they believe were involved in an assault on a transgender woman on Friday.
Spokane transgender woman: Attack "Is a hate crime"
Spokane Police Under Investigation for Response to Trans Woman's Assault

El niño que no puede estudiar por tener el pelo largo
Esta es la historia de un menor transgénero de Dosquebradas, que lucha porque la traten como niña y le permitan ir a clases con extensiones en el pelo.