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"A transexualidade é um tema incrível”, peça "Longe do Corpo" apresenta-se em Almada

These Seven Countries are Way Ahead of the US on Trans Issues
Amid surprisingly little international fanfare, Malta -- a picturesque island off the Sicilian coast in the Mediterranean -- made history last week as the country debated the passage of the Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sex Characteristics Bill, which would establish a right to gender identity self-determination on passports. Although the bill itself is still in its second of three readings, this round of discussion brought significant progress to the Maltese passport process for transgender and intersex residents.

"A transexualidade é um tema incrível”, peça "Longe do Corpo" apresenta-se em Almada
O tema da transexualidade volta a ser central numa peça de teatro em português. “Longe do Corpo” já foi exibida em Matosinhos e em Vila Nova de Famalicão. De 13 a 15 a peça volta à cena no Teatro Municipal Joaquim Benite, em Almada.

Lib Dems select trans candidate Zoe O’Connell
Trans activist Zoe O’Connell has been selected as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats.
Ms O’Connell – who is Secretary of the LGBT+ Liberal Democrats – has been selected to stand for the party in the constituency of Maldon.

Breaker of taboos
Sexologist, outed as girlfriend of transsexual, spreads understanding

Health PEI will cover costs of 3 surgeries for transgender patients
Decision made after Health Minister Doug Currie held meeting with transgender community

'Glee' Debuts 200-Member Transgender Choir
GLAAD helped recruit the choir, which arrives as part of Dot Marie Jones' transgender storyline.

Transgender Immigrants Face Sexual Assault And Barriers to Medical Care in Immigration Jails
Immigration and LGBT advocacy groups continue to criticize Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) which they say are failing to care for transgendered inmates, from providing them with medical assistance to protecting them from sexual assault. According to activist leaders, Latina and Latino transgendered people face a compound burden.

Chelsea Manning Approved To Receive Hormone Therapy In Army Prison
The Army has approved hormone therapy for Chelsea Manning as part of her gender transition while she serves time in the all-male Fort Leavenworth prison for leaking national security secrets. It’s a first for the military, which still bans transgender military service, but is liable for Manning’s health care while she is in their custody.

GOP House committee blocks LGBT protections in education reform bill
A U.S. House committee on Wednesday blocked two measures that would have provided protections for LGBT students as part of an education reform bill.

Colorado spikes bathroom bill despite parents' concerns
'You want to make sure there aren't people of the opposite sex in there'

Insiders: Living a Transgender Life
Bruce Jenner is one of the most iconic athletes in the world, winning an Olympic gold medal in the decathlon in the 1976 Montreal games.

2015's Trans 100 Event To Be Held In Chicago
The Trans 100 is an annual event in its 3rd year that honors some of the most influential voices leading the transgender movement. Co-directed by Rebecca Kling and Crispin Torres, this year's Trans 100 will take place on March 29 at Mayne Stage in Chicago and be hosted by Precious Davis and Myles Brady.

Journalism Experts Condemn's Misgendering Of Transgender Shooting Victim
Experts in journalism ethics have criticized's repeated misgendering of Penny Proud, a transgender woman who was shot and killed in New Orleans this week, calling it "dismissive" and "an aggressive act."

The Right Age for Transgender Process

Local Women's College Welcomes Transgender Women
Simmons College makes it official

Skylar Shares Journey from Female to Male
Online documentation of transition

Billy Graham's Hometown Considers Transgender Bathroom Rights; Opponents Claim It Would Put 'Women and Children In Danger'
Lawmakers in the city of Charlotte, N.C., the hometown of world-renowned evangelist Rev. Billy Graham, are weighing whether to expand the city's non-discrimination ordinance to include legal rights for transgenders to use public restrooms designated for the opposite sex.

N.J. judge rules ‘conversion therapy’ claims are fraud
A New Jersey judge this week ruled a group that claims homosexuality is a disorder as part of its efforts to market “conversion therapy” services is committing fraud under state law.

Alcorn pastor: Tear down these walls
The pastor of Leelah Alcorn's church has written a blog discussing the need to "tear down walls" in reference to transgender issues.

Vigil held to support transgendered population
A candlelight vigil was held in support of the transgender community on Rapid City's Main Street Friday evening.