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quarta-feira, março 18, 2015

Meses à espera para mudar de sexo
Dezenas de transexuais esperam há vários meses por uma cirurgia de mudança de sexo, alegando que o Hospital de Coimbra, o único a operar pelo Serviço Nacional de Saúde, não está a dar resposta. A direção da unidade diz que os tempos de espera estão dentro do previsto para doentes não urgentes. Em Portugal, há cerca de 150 transexuais, mas nem todos querem levar o processo cirúrgico até ao fim.

Parliament human rights report addresses LGBTI criminalisation, trans rights and same-sex unions
Last week, the European Parliament voted its annual report on human rights in the world. The report takes account of the situation of human rights, including of LGBTI people, and makes recommendations accordingly.

David Cameron Supports Trans Rights – And Says We Need To Tackle “Homophobic Bullying”
He also told BuzzFeed Brews he was “very proud” of introducing same-sex marriage.

Psychiatric abuse of transgender people: a case of Russia
The article was partly published in Unfortunately, the editors didn't put the beginning and end of the article which deal with international contet and trans! depatholo-gi"ation.

Bill turns victims into predators
'Bathroom amendment' sign of ignorance

LGBT Women Are Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America
According to a new report released by a broad coalition of research and advocacy organizations, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, women are among the most at risk of poverty According to a new report released by a broad coalition of research and advocacy organizations, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, women are among the most at risk of poverty in America. in America.

HRC won’t accept fed’l anti-bias bill with broad exemption
The nation’s largest LGBT group in years past has supported federal LGBT non-discrimination protections with a religious carve-out broader than language found in existing civil rights law, but a top staffer for the group announced Monday that is no longer the case.

Steve Deace: Arrest Trans Woman Using Gym Locker Room
Iowa talk radio host Steve Deace is furious about the decision of a Michigan Planet Fitness to revoke the membership of a woman who repeatedly complained about a transgender woman who hung her coat in the women’s locker room.

TLC Testifies at Historic Hearing on LGBT Workplace Discrimination
Legal Director Ilona Turner is in Washington, D.C. to testify before the United States Commission on Civil Rights at its first ever hearing on workplace discrimination against LGBT people. Her testimony describes the vast problem of employment discrimination that transgender and gender nonconforming people still face in this country, which leads to widespread unemployment and poverty, and also summarizes the state of legal protections for transgender and gender nonconforming people.

Supreme Court petitioned to hear trans inmate’s lawsuit
An LGBT group representing a Massachusetts transgender inmate filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to ensure she can receive gender reassignment surgery as part of her medical care.
Advocates Ask Supreme Court to Hear Case Concerning Medical Care for Transgender Woman in Prison
Transgender inmate asks U.S. Supreme Court to hear sex-change case

SERU asks UF students about gender identity for the first time
This year, the Student Experience in the Research University survey asked UF students about their gender identities, offering more options than just “male” and “female.”

NEWS RELEASE: Transgender Discrimination Bill to get hearing Tuesday morning
Transgender Discrimination Bill to be heard again early Tuesday
Opponents and proponents are in both in town to lobby legislators
TAKE ACTION: Help defeat the Transgender Discrimination Bill (HB 583)

25 arrested at Idaho capitol in protests over lack of LGBT protections
LGBT rights activists once again returned to the Idaho Capitol to protest lawmakers’ refusal to pass anti-discrimination protections, this time by refusing to leave the state’s bill-drafting offices.

Trans Man Behind #WeJustNeedtoPee Isn't Selfie-Centered
Trans man Michael Hughes was perfectly happy living stealth, as a family man in Rochester, Minn. Then lawmakers started targeting his community.

Missouri lawmaker files two ‘bathroom’ bills targeting transgender community
A Missouri legislator has introduced two bills aimed at restricting public restroom use by transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.

'They Got The Wrong Guy,' Says Suspect Accused of Killing Islan Nettles
The man charged with the brutal beating death of a transgender woman in 2013 says police arrested the wrong guy and denies even being there when the crime occurred.

Transgender man helped by friends, YouTube during transition in college
Caiden Fratangelo attended an all-female college with no transgender policy. That worried him.
He is a transgender man, and was making the transition between junior and senior year at Chatham University in Pittsburgh. He emailed professors to inform them of his new name, and that the pronoun "he" now applied. He braced for a reaction from administrators.

Suspect Arrested in November Shooting of Tennessee Trans Woman
Police have arrested the man they believe murdered Gizzy Fowler, a trans woman of color.

Se aprueba Ordenanza que prohíbe toda forma de discriminación por orientación sexual e identidad de género en el distrito de Belén
El día de hoy se ha hecho historia. La Municipalidad del distrito de Belén aprobó en sesión de consejo, con solo dos votos en contra (Regidores religiosos), la Ordenanza Municipal que prohíbe toda forma de discriminación por orientación sexual e identidad de género en todo el distrito de Belén.