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quinta-feira, fevereiro 12, 2015

Transgender person called ‘it’ by custody officer
A transgender detainee was called “the thing” and “it” by a custody officer while waiting to appear in court.

Trans woman cast in Germany's Next Top Model, has amazing response to whether she's '100% female'
Heidi Klum hosted show has never had a trans woman compete before

The Guardian hires Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning is joining The Guardian U.S. as a contributing opinion writer, the site's editor-in-chief, Katharine Viner, announced on Tuesday.

TLC@SONG: Transgender Law Center announces its national expansion in the South
Transgender Law Center, one of the country’s leading transgender advocacy organization, and Southerners on New Ground (SONG), the largest LGBTQ grassroots organization in the South, is proud to announce TLC@SONG a new form of national collaboration.

'Orange Is the New Black's' Laverne Cox to Co-Star in CBS Legal Drama
Playing an attorney in a role specifically conceived for a transgender actress.

Masen Davis 'extremely proud' of time at Transgender Law Center
Kris Hayashi moves from deputy director to executive director of the San Francisco-based Transgender Law Center ( TLC ) on Feb. 1, replacing Masen Davis, who is leaving the organization Feb. 15.

Murders Of Transgender Women Prompt Rally, ‘Die-In’ At San Francisco City Hall
Members of San Francisco’s transgender community along with their supporters and advocates staged a symbolic die-in in front of City Hall Tuesday afternoon as part of an event called Trans Liberation Tuesday.
LGBT Community Holds "Die In" For SF Transgender Woman Killed in Stabbing
Community Gathers to Hold Die-In, Demand Protections Following Murder of Transgender Woman

Breaking: Trans people more likely to feel unsafe, report says
Transgender people, especially those of color, are up to seven times more likely to feel unsafe in San Francisco than non-trans LGBTQI community members, among other findings included in a report being released Tuesday (February 10).

Florida Lawmaker Says Using Restroom Is A Choice For Transgender People
State Rep. Frank Artiles told BuzzFeed News why he filed a bill that would make it a crime for transgender people to use single-sex public restrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

Intersex Child ‘Would’ve Been Loved No Matter What’ By Mother
The joy of birth gives way to uncertainty when the sex of an otherwise healthy baby cannot be determined. WBBM’s Steve Miller spoke with families who are facing the unknown.
Parents Of Intersex Children Faced With Difficult Question
For Some Parents, Raising An Intersex Child Has Cultural Implications

The Startup That's Battling To Open Tech To Transgender People
The tech world is attempting to achieve gender parity but it's left out the trans population that faces their own unique challenges.

RIP Penny Proud
New Orleans is another place I call home because I lived in Marrero for two years as a toddler and my god sister still lives there.
I am saddened to report the murder of another trans woman of color courtesy of ELIXHER,
New Orleans police investigating homicide in Treme
State of Emergency: Black Trans Woman Murdered in New Orleans
New Orleans Sees Fifth Trans Woman of Color Murdered in U.S. in 2015

Kansas City Transgender Couples Set To Star In New Reality TV Show
Kansas City is about to be the setting for a new reality TV show – but it’s not about barbecue, fountains or jazz. The show, called New Girls On the Block, follows a group of transgender women. Shot in 50 locations around town at the end of last year, it debuts on the new Discovery Life Channel on April 2.

Charlotte Considers Allowing Men Who Identify as Women to Have ‘Restroom Choice’
Officials in Charlotte, North Carolina are considering additional wording for its existing non-discrimination ordinance that would allow men who identify as women and vice versa to have “restroom choice” in public.

Advocates For Transgender Rights Oppose House Bill
Advocates for transgender rights say a bill in the South Dakota legislature is a piece of discrimination. House Bill 1195 would void the South Dakota High School Activities Association's transgender policy, which went into effect in June. On Tuesday, the measure has already passed through the House in a 51 to 16 vote.
South Dakota House votes to void transgender students sports policy

[El Salvador]
How One Trans Sex Worker Is Hoping to Make Life Safer in El Salvador
El Salvador is one of the most dangerous places in the world for LGBTQ youth.