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quinta-feira, março 12, 2015

Europe ends law requiring trans people be sterile before seeking treatment
21 European countries have laws such as this including France, Italy and Turkey

Press Release: IHREC Calls on Government to Further Safeguard the Rights of Transgender and Intersex People
Today (Tuesday 10th March), The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC) issued a statement welcoming the Gender Recognition Bill as an "important legislative development" but called for it to be "further strengthened to fully safeguard the rights of Transgender and Intersex people."

Press Release: Government Announces Consultation with GPs on Gender Recognition Bill
Today (Tuesday 10th March), the Department of Social Protection announced that it would engage with General Practitioners on the validation process contained in the Gender Recognition Bill.

Mudança de sexo. Bruce Jenner torna-se mulher no Verão
Ex-padrasto de Kim Kardashian está a ser acompanhado por psiquiatras
Bruce Jenner deve submeter-se à operação para a mudança de sexo já neste Verão, avança a imprensa internacional.

Fox’s Dr. Keith Ablow: Transgender people ‘bullied’ America to ‘accept things that are untrue’
Psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow, a member of the “Medical A-Team” at Fox News, asserted this week that transgender people had “bullied” Americans into “accepting things that are untrue.”
Fox News Attacks Planet Fitness' Trans-Inclusive Locker Room Policy

Allowing Transgender Youth To Transition Improves Their Mental Health, Study Finds
A new study has found that when transgender young people are allowed to fully identify with their gender and take steps toward transition, it significantly improves their depression and anxiety.

Progress in action: Transgender soldier gets disqualification reversed under new Army rules
Jake Eleazer returned to his Kentucky home just after 2 p.m. last Friday and opened the letter.

Transgender Support Group Forms in Juneau
The transgender community is finding a foothold in the capital city. A support and social group for transgender and gender questioning people had its first meeting in February with about 12 participants. It follows a trend happening elsewhere in the state.

Being Transgender at UofA
While lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, as well as LGBT advocacy groups, have become common on college campuses across the country, the needs of transgender individuals are still largely unmet at the UofA, a transgender student said.

San Diego clinic finds high need for treatment of transgender youth
A new study has confirmed that transgender youth often have mental health problems and that their depression and anxiety improve greatly with recognition and treatment of gender dysphoria. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 97th annual meeting in San Diego.

Senator: 'I'm not picking on' students with transgender restroom change
A Republican state senator said Tuesday he wasn't "picking on anybody," even though his efforts to revive the transgender restroom issue may kill separate legislation pushed by students.

LSU adding gender-neutral restrooms to accommodate transgender individuals, but what about elsewhere in Baton Rouge?
Increasingly, gender-neutral restrooms are becoming more common on college campuses around the country as transgender students demand increased safety while voicing discomfort over using gender-specific restrooms.

Sen. David Brown Wants Transgender Students Back in Assigned Sex Bathrooms
Three months after the Minnesota State High School League near-unanimously voted to let transgender athletes play on the team they identify with, a state senator has proposed a bill to nullify that decision.

Transgender debate is real life for Janice Covington Allison
Janice Covington Allison has been a soldier, volunteer fire chief, construction business owner, delegate to the Democratic National Convention, and even a hotel waiter who once served cocktails to Ronald Reagan and actor Gene Autry.

Sodus parents concerned over transgender student
A discussion was held in Sodus on Tuesday, regarding a transgender student.
We heard from a parent on our Facebook page who was concerned that a student, who was born a gender boy but is now living as a transgender girl, used the girl’s locker room at her school.
Mother Speaks Our After Elementary School Transgender Debate
Sodus makes accommodations for transgender student

Senate refuses debate on transgender policy
A majority of state senators barely rejected a final attempt Tuesday to debate the transgender participation policy adopted last year by the South Dakota High School Activities Association.

Suspect wanted in November murder surrenders to police
The man identified earlier Tuesday as a suspect in the murder of Gilbert Fowler in November 2014 has surrendered to police.
Metro Police said 18-year-old Mallory Porter surrendered at police headquarters on Tuesday afternoon.
Man Surrenders In Murder Of Transwoman
Suspect named in shooting death of transgender female

SGA senate passes preferred name bill
Student Senate passed a bill Tuesday night giving students the option to change their legal names as they appear on the student roster. The Preferred Name Policy bill passed 54 to 3 with one abstention.

Texas Bill Would Create $2,000 Bounty for Turning in Transgender Students Found in Bathrooms
A Texas lawmaker has filed a bill that would prohibit schools from allowing transgender students to use restrooms in accordance with their gender identity.
Texas lawmaker wants to ban trans students from school restrooms reflecting their gender identity
Legislator files weird, but still discriminatory, trans panic ‘bathroom bill’

Anti-discrimination bill moves ahead toward final vote
A bill which marries nondiscrimination protections for the LGBT community with safeguards for religious liberties took another step on Tuesday, as a House committee advanced the bill with near unanimous support on its way to a final legislative vote.

Former student tells of life as transgender teen
A Tri-Cities man is speaking out about his experience as a transgender teen in a local high school. Eighteen year old Devin Lamb says he was bullied in school, but it was often the adults at school who made life the hardest.

Mujeres trans
Guatemala es un lugar difícil para vivir.