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segunda-feira, março 23, 2015

Travesti é assassinado por suposto agenciador
Um travesti foi executado com disparos de arma de foto quando estava na Avenida Juscelino Kubitschek, no bairro Passaré, na tarde desta sexta-feira (20). A vítima, identificada como Francisco Robson Caetano Elias, de 21 anos de idade, mais conhecida como Bianca foi morta na presença de amigos.
Travesti é morto à bala por suposto agenciador

Os desafios de quem muda de sexo após os 50 anos
As consequências físicas e emocionais das transexuais tardias, homens que decidem transformar-se em mulheres na maturidade

Adolescente trans de 13 anos é brutalmente assassinada no interior de SP
Uma adolescente de 13 anos, cujo nome social não foi divulgado, foi assassinada a facadas na madrugada de terça-feira (17), em Araraquara, interior de São Paulo.

Homem é preso e confessa assassinato de travesti no interior do Estado
A Polícia Civil prendeu o autor do assassinato de um travesti, ocorrido em Lucas do Rio Verde (400 km de Cuiabá), em dezembro de 2014. O suspeito Clessio Nascimento, 33 anos, foi preso por homicídio qualificado, que vitimou Danilo Roger, 23, no dia 12 de dezembro. A vítima foi morta a facadas depois de uma discussão por drogas.

Yvette Cooper: Labour would review introducing ‘Gender X’ passports
Labour’s Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has pledged to consider introducing ‘Gender X’ passports – for people who aren’t male or female.

Trata de travestis
La Justicia italiana desmanteló una red de trata de travestis argentinas que eran llevadas a Roma para ser prostituidas y donde eran sometidas a malos tratos. Hay cinco detenidos.

The Invisibles: Peshawar’s transgender pushed to society’s fringe
At the age of 15, Mussarat a transgender from Bajaur, ran away from his home to seek refuge in Peshawar and in search of the transgender community.

Transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi wants OBC status for community
Flamboyant transgender rights activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi on Wednesday said she is in talks with the Gujarat government for including the transgender community in OBC category and integrating them in school curriculum.

GID certification system proposed for doctors
The Japanese Society of Gender Identity Disorder said Sunday that it plans to launch a certification system for doctors who are GID specialists and will aim to get gender reassignment surgery covered by national health insurance.

First national trans mental health study: A mixed-methods study of mental health and associated factors in transgender and transsexual (trans) people
The first national trans mental health study was a cross-sectional study of trans people living in Australia in 2013. A total of 946 people participated in the study, making the study the largest ever conducted in Australia and one of the largest in the world.

[New Zealand]
Young trans actress receives wide support
A grassroots bid to get a talented young trans woman from the central North Island to a drama workshop has received wide support and is nearing its fundraising target.

'Conversion therapy' controversy at CAMH transgender clinic
CAMH, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, has launched a review of its Gender Identity Services Clinic for youth, after complaints that the clinic might be engaging in "conversion therapy."

Winnipeg transgender men raising money to complete transformation
Liam Zarrillo and Ben Cathcart launch GoFundMe campaign to raise money for top surgery

Jeb Bush endorses religious discrimination legislation
Likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush threw his support on Thursday behind religious discrimination legislation, warning that an upcoming ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on marriage equality would make such measures necessary.

An Imperfect Spokesperson: The Transgender Backlash Against Zoey Tur
Zoey Tur may have undergone one of the most public gender transitions in U.S. media. The news reporter, famed for her 1990s chopper coverage chasing O.J. Simpson’s Bronco and documenting the Los Angeles race riots from above, shared every step of her journey over the past two years with Los Angeles Magazine‘s Ed Leibowitz, whose long profile of her transition was published in December. She has since begun to enter the media space again, and was recently hired as a correspondent for the syndicated newsmagazine Inside Edition.

What Utah Anti-Bias Law Tells Us About the Nationwide Fight
On the eve of a critical State Senate committee hearing on a measure providing, for the first time in Utah history, nondiscrimination protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), said, “The desire exhibited by the Mormon Church to work toward common ground should serve as a model for other faith traditions here in the United States.”

The DNA of A Transperson As Explained By Hollywood: INFOGRAPHIC
Written into the DNA of nearly every movie about trans-identified people, writes Scottish comedian Avery Edison, are problematic misconceptions about who trans people are. Projects like "Dallas Buyers Club," "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," and "Transamerica" have done much to introduce the broader public to a variety of trans narratives. More often than not, though, these stories are plagued by shortcomings that seem to have become a part of the way that we conceptualize trans-ness.

Anti-Conversion Therapy Bills Advance in Three States
Oregon, Iowa, and Colorado have all seen one legislative chamber approve such a bill; the chance of further progress appears best in Oregon.

El hombre que robó un banco por amor
Su intento de atraco fallido inspiró la película "Tarde de perros" (Dog Day Afternoon, en el original en inglés) y varios documentales, el último "The Dog" (El perro), un cariñoso retrato de este excéntrico neoyorquino.

ICE officials respond to allegations of harassment by transgender detainee
While immigration advocates demand the release of a transgender asylum seeker who is currently housed in an ICE detention facility,
Department of Homeland Security officials are speaking out, saying they're doing all they can to make sure she's treated fairly.

City gives temp greenlight to adding gender identity to policy
The City Council’s Budget Committee gave a tentative greenlight to a proposal to add the terms “gender identity” and “gender expression” to the types of discrimination banned by San Diego’s Nondiscrimination in Contracting Ordinance.

California may soon ban discrimination against transgender jurors
The California state Assembly has approved a bill to block discrimination against transgender jurors.

Spring Into Love #TransLivesMatter rally shuts down Beverly Center
Dozens of transgender and gender non-conforming protesters shut down a busy intersection in southern California to highlight transphobic violence Friday. There have been four transgender people murdered in Southern California since the year began.
Protesters block traffic, highlight violence against transgender people

A Home with Heart
Transgender activist Ruby Corado's new house for LGBT homeless youth doubles the number of beds available

Ted Cruz seeks to overturn D.C. laws on gay rights, reproductive health
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday filed a resolution seeking to overturn the District of Columbia’s 2014 Human Rights Amendment Act that protects LGBT students from discrimination at D.C. based religious schools.
A second resolution would upend D.C.’s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014, which prevents employers from taking action against workers based on their decision to use birth control or seek an abortion.

Suspect in Deoni Jones killing found competent to stand trial
Gary Niles Montgomery had previously expressed plans to pursue an insanity defense

Transgender teen responds to bathroom controversy
13-year-old D.W. Trantham is speaking out after a parent pulled their child out of South Junior High. This comes after learning Trantham, who is transgender, was able to choose which bathroom she could use.
South Junior High School defends decision on transgender student

Business, Faith Leaders Oppose Indiana 'License to Discriminate' Bill
The bill may be on a fast track to passage, but some influential voices are registering their objections.

Kansas Senate approves bill allowing campus religious groups to discriminate
A proposal in Kansas for protecting religious groups on public college campuses that want to restrict memberships to like-minded believers is advancing in the Republican-dominated Legislature, and a leading gay-rights advocate calls it “a license to discriminate.”

Trans ex-Navy SEAL to Challenge Hoyer
A transgender former U.S. Navy SEAL plans to challenge House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) in next year’s Democratic primary. The Maryland Board of Elections on its website confirms that Kristin Beck filed campaign paperwork with state officials in Annapolis. The retired SEAL on her campaign website said she has “mailed forms” to the Federal Election Commission.

Judge says transgender man has plausible case he was mistreated at hospital
Jakob Rumble was in severe pain when he came to the emergency room of Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina with his mother.
Court Rules That Transgender Patient Tortured By Doctors Is Protected Under Obamacare

State Senate shelves transgender bill
A Minnesota lawmaker tried unsuccessfully today to revive a bill that tells transgender students which sports teams they can join and which locker rooms they can use.
Senate rejects effort to have transgender policy bill skip committees
MN Senate committee rejects anti-transgender bill

Email blast from some Omaha Catholic schools expresses opposition to discrimination bill
Members of the Nebraska Legislature will debate a bill this session that would ban employer discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Reno strangers united by their transgender children
When Jessi Arroyo was 4 years old, her mother taught her to pray.
"Pray to God and he will listen," said her mother, Elvira Diaz. "Ask for whatever you want."
"Mom, I want to pray to God and wake up in the morning with a penis," her daughter said.

Finding Cee Cee: Surviving school through a transgender transition
Shanna Ott sits in a silent room, watching the front doorway from her plush armchair, waiting.

Victory! New York State Lifts Medicaid Ban on Transgender Health Care
Final Step in Process Ensures Transgender New Yorkers Have Access to Medically Necessary Care

"Religious freedom" bills in Nevada threaten jobs, economy, minorities
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) on Thursday sounded the alarm on anti-LGBT legislation in Nevada that poses as "religious freedom" bills.

Stepping Up the GENDA Pressure One More Time
LGBT rights advocates and elected officials gathered outside City Hall on March 12 to press the case for enactment of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) in Albany this spring.

Transgender in Cincinnati: Ashton Dotson gets a job
Managers in Cincinnati and nationwide face gender identity as a workplace factor

What do non-binary people look like?
A great deal of pressure exists culturally for women to look like women and men to look like men. But what about people who are not male or female?
What are non-binary genders?
Transgender and non-binary people and the drag community: Transgender in Pennsylvania

Transgender physician general addresses conference, reaches out to transgender youth
Dr. Rachel Levine promised to work hard for every Pennsylvanian. Yet she made an even more impassioned promise to young transgender people, especially those thinking of killing or hurting themselves.

Previous probation revoked for man charged in murder of transgender woman
A man charged in the death of a Tyler transgender woman could soon be back in Smith County.
Probation was revoked Thursday for Carlton Ray Champion, Jr.

Elkins Adopts Non-Discrimination Resolution Promoting Equality in the Workplace
The City of Elkins adopted an LGBT non-discrimination resolution.

Miss Gaviota, la única luchadora trans mexicana
En el corazón de La Lagunilla, uno de los barrios ubicados en el centro de la Ciudad de México, Wendy Martínez maneja un pequeño changarro de lunes a sábado: su estética. Los domingos, cuando no está cortando el cabello a alguno de sus clientes, se convierte Miss Gaviota, la única luchadora profesional transexual de lucha libre mexicana.

A la cárcel patrullero de la Policía que asesinó a miembro de comunidad Lgbti en Cartagena
Al parecer, el 3 de marzo del 2014, el uniformado disparó de manera indiscriminada en el barrio Canapote, hiriendo a la víctima en el rostro.
Los motivos del Juez para encarcelar a policía que mató a transexual