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quinta-feira, março 05, 2015

Colectivos Trans del estado español crean en Sevilla la "Plataforma por los Derechos Trans"
Colectivos de diferentes comunidades del estado español se han dado cita en Sevilla, para analizar la situación de las personas transexuales, aunar fuerzas y decidir estrategias que posibiliten una defensa común de sus reivindicaciones, evitando el agravio comparativo de unas comunidades con respecto a otras. Por ello han decidido constituirse en Plataforma por los Derechos Trans - #NadieSinIdentidad.

Male-born security guard bags dream job as female police officer
A security guard who was born a man has revealed how she is set to fulfil her lifelong dream - pounding the beat as a woman police officer.
Transgender Jamie Lee Curtis, 29, from South Shields, Northumbria, has bagged her dream job after surgery gave her confidence to become a woman.
Miss Curtis, whose male name was Jamie Leigh, will be a Police Community Support Officer in the north east, although she does not want to reveal the exact police force.
She was offered the position following a series of interviews at the end of last year. Miss Curtis said she realised she was female when she was tiny.

This short film captures exactly what it is like to be a trans teen
Silent T is winning awards, and one of its creators Harry Taylor speaks to Gay Star News about the heartbreaking video

La militante trans’ Delphine Philbert lance un appel pour financer son pourvoi en cassation
Cette militante cherche à rassembler des moyens financiers pour se pourvoir en cassation et poursuivre son combat judiciaire contre les atteintes aux droits des personnes trans'.
Pour pouvoir poursuivre son combat judiciaire, la militante trans’ Delphine Philbert (qui tient notamment le blog Yagg Connaitre ce qu’est la transidentité!) a lancé un appel à financement participatif afin d’obtenir les 2200 euros nécessaires pour débuter un pourvoi en cassation avant le 16 mars.

Hundreds of Danes using new sex change law
Over 300 Danes have requested an official sex change since Denmark scrapped a law requiring people to be sterilized as part of the sex change procedure before they could be legally recognized as another gender.
Hundreds of Danes seeking sex changes

Parliament approves Gender Identity Bill unanimously but Opposition pinpoints flaws
Parliament tonight unanimously approved the gender identity bill, titled an Act to provide for the recognition and registration of the gender of a person and to regulate the effects of such a change. The bill also provides for the recognition and protection of the sex characteristics of a person.
Opposition MP warns of unanswered questions in Gender Identity Bill

Task Force Announces Transgender Leadership Exchange Participants
The National LGBTQ Task Force has announced the individuals selected to participate in this year’s Transgender Leadership Exchange, a unique six-month leadership development program for transgender and gender non-conforming community leaders.

Transgender community seeks safer campus environment at protest
Zo Anthony Shay yelled Tuesday afternoon. He marched to Chancellor Gene Block’s office, demanding a safer campus for transgender students.

California High School Elects Trans Homecoming Princess, Gay King
Times are changing for LGBT youth in exciting ways, say the newly crowned royalty at Enochs High School in Modesto.

Transgender woman gets $40,000 for rape at Orlando jail
A transgender woman plans to appeal a $40,000 final judgment against the Orange County Jail, for being raped in a general-population cell in 2008.

Transgenders Gather at State Capitol In Protest of New Bill
Transgender people from all over Florida gathered at the state capitol to speak out against a bill, they say endangers their livelihood.

MN Family Council launches campaign to repeal trans-inclusive school policies
The Minnesota Family Council, the state’s oldest anti-LGBT group, has launched a campaign to convince legislators to repeal the Minnesota State High School League’s transgender-inclusive high school athletics policy. MFC’s action follow those of the Minnesota Child Protection League which launched a petition to legislators last week.

Transgender woman booted from city restroom
Police officer told Democratic Party activist to leave amid ordinance debate
Democratic Party activist Janice Covington Allison says she was at first confused when a police officer approached her Monday night in a restroom at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center and told her she couldn’t be there.
“I was looking in the mirror primping my hair – cause I had just crossed the street in the wind – and the police woman said, ‘I’ve had complaints. You have to leave,’” said Allison, the chairwoman of diversity and outreach for the N.C. Democratic Party.

Benham brothers’ dad shouts at transgender women using bathrooms: ‘I’d drag that queen right out’
Reverend Flip Benham, the father of would-be reality stars David Benham and Jason Benham, and a group Christians confronted several transgender women as they attempted to use the women’s restrooms during a debate over a non-discrimination ordinance in North Carolina this week.

LGBT ordinance opponents, supporters react to Charlotte council vote
On the morning after Charlotte City Council's close vote to defeat a proposed nondiscrimination ordinance, grateful opponents and disappointed supporters both said their focus has now shifted to the future.
Business community split after LGBT ordinance fails
Testimony of a failed ordinance
Charlotte Rejects LGBT Protections After Heated Debate

Man indicted for fatal beating of transgendered woman Islan Nettles in Harlem
She’s getting justice at last.
Eighteen months after the fatal beating of a transgendered woman in Harlem, prosecutors have indicted the hate-spewing creep they say killed her.
Brooklyn Man Arrested for 2013 Death of Transgender Woman Islan Nettles

SD Senate committee votes down legislation to void policy on transgender students in sports
A measure that would have required transgender students to use the sex on their birth certificates to determine the sports team they played on was defeated by a South Dakota Senate committee Tuesday, but another bill on the issue is being considered later this week.

Regidora transgénero pide "por favor" aprobar proyecto de Unión Civil
La primera regidora transgénero del Perú, Luisa Revilla Urcia, solicitó “por favor” a los congresistas aprobar el proyecto de Unión Civil y con ello demostrar que se da una verdadera cobertura a los colectivos LGTB y demostrar que el Perú está entrando en una verdadera inclusión.