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.lgbt — Internet’s first top-level domain for the LGBT community launches
The internet’s first top-level domain (TLD), dedicated to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community — .lgbt — launched this week.

Em RO, travesti é baleado ao trabalhar como garota de programa, diz polícia
Dois suspeitos chegaram em uma moto e atiraram contra vítima.
Crime aconteceu na avenida Jaru, Setor Industrial, em Ariquemes.

"The Princess of a Thousand Roses" is crowned carnival queen in Las Palmas
Excerpt: Lola Rodríguez, a 16-year-old transsexual, provided the surpise of the evening by being crowned as the fourth member of the 'Court of Honour'.

'Give me the opportunity to leave this world as the person I am': Protesters demand changes to Gender Recognition Bill
More than 200 people protest for transgender rights outside Leinster House on Valentine's Day
Irish MEP: Government’s gender recognition bill is an insult to trans people
Protesters highlight ‘significant flaws’ in gender Bill
‘Nobody should be forced to get a divorce to have their gender recognised’

Choosing to be a woman
Activist, filmmaker and actor Kalki Subramanian is not just an exception amongst transgenders in India. Her life is testimony to the power of education, says Gargi Gupta

Ensure transgenders feel at home, UGC to universities
The University Grants Commission has asked universities to take all steps to ensure that transgenders among students do not feel out of place on campus.

Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy: The Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded Her Own Army
Yoshiko Kawashima’s life has been the subject of novels, soap operas and movies since the 1920s.

What do Chelsea Manning treatments mean for transgender troops?
The Pentagon appeared to go against its own policy in allowing transgender treatments for Chelsea Manning. The decision points to changes at the Pentagon on the issue, activists say, but none that are seismic.

Arkansas Passes Ban on Discrimination Bans
The new law will prevent local governments from enacting or enforcing LGBT-inclusive antidiscrimination measures. Legislators also advanced a 'license to discriminate' bill regarding business operators.

Surgery Performed At Birth A Source Of Grief For Woman Born Intersex
We’ve been telling you about families dealing with their young children who were diagnosed as intersex – not clearly male or female. WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with adults who underwent surgery as newborns and faced a lifetime of grief.

Hundreds rally at Kansas Statehouse to protest end of LGBT protections
Hundreds of protesters have rallied at the Kansas Statehouse against Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s decision to end protections against discrimination for LGBT individuals working in state government.

Las Cruces woman believed to be city's first transgender bride
Bride wants to make a difference in transgender, gay communities

Va. Delegate speaks out on discrimination as last two LGBT bills are killed
As a Virginia state House committee on Thursday shot down the last hope for any expansion in LGBT rights in this year’s General Assembly session, Richmond’s own black female delegate compared the struggles faced by the LGBTQ community to her own.

22 Year Old Ohio Trans Woman Stabbed to Death By Father
22-year-old Bri Golec has recently returned to a transgender support group in the Akron, Ohio area. She had participated a few years ago, then stopped attending. Recently, she began to more assertively explore her gender identity.
Akron man charged with fatally stabbing his son
Akron father accused of fatally stabbing 22-year-old son, blaming cult