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domingo, fevereiro 22, 2015

Pope Francis: Gender Theory Doesn't 'Recognize Order of Creation'
Just one month after the pope held a historic private meeting with a transgender man and his fiancée, a new book includes antitransgender remarks from the pontiff.
Pope Francis: Transgender People are Like Nuclear Weapons and Defy 'The Order of Creation'

Assassinato de travesti é esclarecido pela DIG
O assassinato do travesti Ericklis Luan de Lima Siribelo, de 19 anos, conhecido como "Letícia", ocorrido em novembro do ano passado no Jardim Tortelli, foi esclarecido ontem pela Delegacia de Investigações Gerais (DIG), com a apresentação do réu confesso, o também travesti Paulo Eduardo Silva de Almeida, 26 anos, conhecido como "Adrieli".

[New Zealand]
Pride protester 'had arm broken' - claim
Supporters say a transgender protester had her arm broken at Auckland's Pride Parade.
Police said one person was arrested after a brief incident. Police were investigating "alleged injuries to a protestor". It was not clear whether the arrested person was the same one with alleged injuries.
Thousands watch Auckland's Pride Parade

North Van petition says deaf, disabled, transgender people would negatively affect neighbourhood
List includes people who are deaf, transgender, or disabled

Transgender in Alberta to find it easier to change ID
It's now easier for transgender Albertans to change their gender on birth certificates and licences.
Transgender Albertans can more easily change birth records

Why Ronan Farrow Daily Was The Gold Standard For Covering Transgender Issues
With the cancellation of Ronan Farrow Daily, MSNBC is losing a show that for months represented the gold standard in cable news coverage of transgender issues.

Transgender Author Jenny Boylan Opens Up About Life More Than A Decade After Transitioning (VIDEO)
In the late '90s, Jim Boylan was many things: a college English professor, the author of several novels, a husband with a loving wife named Deedie and a father to two young sons. But Boylan was also living with a deep secret: Ever since childhood, Boylan had thoughts of living as her truly authentic female self.

B. Scott Settles Discrimination Lawsuit With BET, Viacom
Media personality B. Scott has finally reached a settlement with BET and parent company Viacom over a controversial workplace discrimination lawsuit he filed in the summer of 2013.

Not One More
Seven transgender women that we know of have been murdered in this country since 2015 started. At least five were women of color. It's a horrifying litany already, and it's only February.

Trans Military Veterans Can Now Update Critical Records
A top priority of NCTE since our beginning has been making it possible for everyone to have the ID documents they need to live in a society where accurate and consistent ID is required for many functions, from opening a bank account, entering government buildings, flying on airplanes. Even something as simple as having a beer with dinner requires ID. Trans people too often don’t have the luxury of others who don’t think much about their ID. The National Trans Discrimination Survey showed that 40% of those who presented identification that did not match their identity or expression reported being harassed.

Win: HUD tells Homeless Shelters to Respect Self-Identified Gender
Today the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released long-awaited guidance to ensure equal access for transgender people in homeless shelters. The guidance, issued to shelters and transitional housing programs across the country, call for access to shelter and programs to be based on a person’s self-identified gender. This follows similar guidance issued by the Department of Justice in 2014 for domestic violence shelters and other programs funded by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Transgender Woman Held in Male Immigrant Detention Center
A transgender woman has been held at the all-male detention center in Florence run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement since October, and activists are asking for her release citing physical and verbal abuse.

Parenting a Transgender Child
Two parents talk about navigating the gender spectrum with their 8-year-old

Rep. Mike Honda 'humbled' by support for his transgender granddaughter
Days after Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) revealed on Twitter that his granddaughter is transgender, he said he was humbled by the overwhelming outpouring of support.

Miami: Seventh Trans Woman Murdered in U.S. in 2015
Police are still investigating the death of Miami entertainer Kristina Gomez Reinwald as the year's number of trans women reported murdered in the U.S. continues to rise.

Civil rights lawsuit filed to protect transgendered Georgia prisoner
A federal lawsuit filed Thursday accused the state prison system of mistreating a transgendered inmate by not protecting her against repeated rapes in a male prison and denying her the necessary medication to stop her from transforming back to a male.
SPLC lawsuit demands necessary health care for transgender inmate in Georgia prison
Transgender inmate sues Georgia seeking to end 'gross human rights violations' in prisons
Federal lawsuit filed against Georgia DOC on behalf of transgender inmate

'Black Madam's' boyfriend takes the stand
"BLACK MADAM'S" boyfriend took the witness stand yesterday, not appearing too happy to be there. Nikolaus Banks, a tall man, said he knew Padge Victoria Windslowe, who is on trial for murder, since 2004.