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sexta-feira, fevereiro 20, 2015

Transexual é encontrda morta
Info via oral.
Portugal, Fevereiro de 2015, Zahra Santos, mulher trans por volta dos 60 anos, é encontrada morta em casa.
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Travesti é encontrada morta em córrego de Mariápolis
Uma travesti foi encontrada morta com golpes de faca no pescoço nesta quinta-feira (19), por volta das 12h20, em um córrego, na área rural de Mariápolis. De acordo com as informações da Polícia Militar, a vítima estava desaparecida desde a última sexta-feira (13).
Segundo registro policial, o suspeito, que não teve a idade divulgada, foi localizado após ser encontrado mensagens no celular da vítima. Ele confessou o crime e foi detido.
A perícia foi acionada no local e a Polícia Civil investiga o caso para saber o que motivou o crime.

Pope Francis compares trans people to nuclear weapons
Head of the Catholic Church claims those who transition are opposing 'God's order of creation'

Sex redefined
The idea of two sexes is simplistic. Biologists now think there is a wider spectrum than that.

TERF Wars: 'Radical Feminists' Are Going After Transgender Activists, But Why?
Transgender activists and feminists who do not recognize trans women as women are squaring off on college campuses and online. And the hashtag that crystallizes the debate -- #TERFs (trans exclusionary radical feminists), a pejorative term used to describe these anti-trans feminists -- is trending on Twitter. This raises the question: Why are 1970s-era anti-porn, anti-sex work, anti-trans feminists whom many would consider retro -- even reactionary -- hitting back now?

Labour’s first openly transgender candidate: I’ve never looked back since becoming Emily
Emily Brothers, who is running for parliament, on why she’s taking on the Sun, why you shouldn’t use a trans person’s old name, and what Stonewall’s decision to become an LGBT organisation means to her.

'Inmates heard shouts of 'help me' before transsexual prisoner was found dead'
Inmates heard shouts of “help me, help me” hours before a transsexual prisoner was found dead in his cell, an inquest was told.

Interview: Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt on why the charity is going trans inclusive
As Stonewall England and Wales announced plans to begin lobbying on trans issues, PinkNews caught up with CEO Ruth Hunt to talk about the reasons why, and why now.

Argos accused of calling trans customers 'frauds'
Trans woman claims that her card was put on hold because security were expecting someone with a 'higher voice'

Press Release: Debate on Gender Recognition Concludes in Seanad Eireann
Jointly released by Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) And Amnesty International Ireland.

Italian university to give trans students option of ‘aliases’ to protect privacy
An Italian university has announced that it plans to give transgender students the option of using an online ‘alias’ to borrow books from the library or register for exams.

Is SportsBet's new punt transphobic? You bet!
A reality show star is strongly rumoured to be revealing he’s transgender – and Aussie betting company SportsBet has hastily opened novelty betting on what his new name might be if/when he transitions.
Bookie blasted for taking bets on Bruce Jenner's new name

SFU students stage ‘shit-in’ for trans-friendlier washrooms
Associate VP says SFU worked with students 12 years ago to address washrooms
Transgender students protest as Canadian schools grapple with washroom debate

The Real ‘Transparent’: ‘My Dad Transitioned into a Woman’
Denise took the gun out of her mouth. She wasn’t going to give up her kids. She wasn’t going to say goodbye to Fran, her high school sweetheart and wife of 34 years.
Chapel Hill native Rhys Ernst works on trans issues behind the scenes of acclaimed TV series Transparent

Focus turns to Ashton Carter to review the military’s transgender ban
Ashton Carter was sworn-in Tuesday as President Barack Obama’s fourth secretary of Defense during a ceremony at the White House, assuming the top Pentagon spot at a time when LGBT-rights advocates continue to press the Obama administration to allow transgender military service.

Reports: Transgender Americans face staggering rates of poverty, violence
New reports find widespread discrimination, economic vulnerably, health disparities
REPORT: Trans Americans Four Times More Likely to Live in Poverty
Two reports detail wide discrimination against transgender Americans

Rep. Mike Honda tweets he is 'proud grandpa of a transgender grandchild'
U.S. Rep. Mike Honda announced in a tweet Wednesday that he is "the proud grandpa of a transgender grandchild," sparking an immediate outpouring of support for the Democratic congressman -- who said he hopes she "can feel safe at school without fear of being bullied."

Death of Miami Transgender Woman Now a Homicide
Police are now saying the death of a Miami transgender woman is a homicide.
Kristina Gomez Reinwald was found unresponsive in her home in the 2000 block of Southwest 58th Court Sunday.

Fifteen year old trans teen kills himself
A fifteen year old transgender teenager has killed himself after scheduling a suicide note to be published on Tumblr.
A campaign to remember 15-year-old trans teenager Zander Mahaffey has gone viral with the hashtag #HisNameWasZander.

Measure that would ban conversion therapy advances
Therapy aimed at converting the sexual orientation of a minor in Iowa would be banned under legislation approved by a Senate panel on Tuesday.

Policies at local shelter raise questions about transgender issues in Indiana
Two white flags hang from the porch at Boxcar Books.
One insists that readers call the township board and have funding removed from Martha’s House, a local homeless shelter.
Martha’s House, the flag says, has transphobic policies, segregating people at the shelter according to biological sex.

Manchester school board in debate over transgender student’s use of public restroom
The Manchester Community Schools Board of Education was put on the spot by a standing-room-only crowd of angry parents, during the public comments period at their regular meeting Monday, Feb. 16.

North Dakota Senate endorses anti-discrimination measure
North Dakota's Senate has approved a bill to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

High School Cheerleader Opposes 'Transgender' Bill
A Bridgewater-Emery high school student is speaking out against a bill aimed at transgender students. 18-year-old Andrea Kosters testified against House Bill 1195 in Pierre because she said it opens the door for discrimination.

Transgender attack suspects plead not guilty in Spokane
The two suspects in the assault on a transgender woman inside Boots Bakery pleaded not guilty on Wednesday.
Adam Flippen, 45 and Marc Fessler, 43 were both arrested in relation to the assault on February 3.
Police said Flippen was charged with 2nd Degree Assault and Malicious Harrassment. Fessler was arrested for Malicious Harassment.