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quinta-feira, abril 02, 2015

[Portugal] (01/01/2012)
Quando Luís renasceu Zara (pdf)
Zara Santos Barbosa, 69 anos, garante que teve muita sorte na vida por nunca ter sido discriminada. A verdade é que soube proteger-se e esperar por uma sociedade mais receptiva. Ela ´uma transexual feminina, isto é, nasceu com identidade de mulher , mas com sexo masculino. Há dez anos realizou a operação que a fez renascer.

"Tenho orgulho de ser quem eu sou", diz modelo trans Lea T
Em desabafo no Instagram, filha do ex-jogador Toninho Cerezo exalta a importância de se olhar as semelhanças e não as diferenças

10 Things You Can Do For Transgender Day Of Visibility
Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is a day to show your support for the trans community! It aims to bring attention to the accomplishments of trans people everywhere while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans community. Unlike Transgender Day of Remembrance, this is not a day for mourning: this is a day to be empowered and give the recognition trans folks deserve!

WATCH: Trans people across the Asia-Pacific region share hopes for the future
“They will only accept me”, says Raine Cortes, “if I only change or cut my hair, or change the way I dress.”

Transgender lives: Making the transition
Transgender people are known to have existed in almost every society in the world throughout history yet in our society they have been made to feel ashamed, says Jo Clifford.

All general election candidates asked to pledge support for trans rights
All general election candidates have been asked to pledge support for trans rights.

GIGESC Act Passes through Parliament
The Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sex Characteristics Act (GIGESC) has just unanomously passed through parliament.
IGLHRC Hails Landmark Law in Malta on Gender Identity, Expression and Protections for Intersex Children
Gender identity bill will remove 'abusive' legal obstacles to self determination - Dalli
Government will rectify past breaches with tonight’s vote on Gender Identity Bill - PM

CCHR calls for transgender rights
Marking the sixth annual International Transgender Day of Visibility yesterday, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) called on the government to protect transgender people and end discrimination.

Vietnamese trans people call for legal gender recognition
ICS, a Ho Chi Minh City-based network for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people on Sunday launches the “My Body – My Rights” campaign to promote rights for the transgender community in Vietnam.

Being Transgender: The secret I kept for 50 years
Malcolm McGregor was a respected member of the Australian Army, a keen cricketer and a loving husband who, after 50 years, made the decision to live life as a woman named Cate.

[New Zealand]
Fundraiser for young actress a success
Around 60 donors have chipped in to help an up and coming young transgender actress take part in a drama workshop.

[New Zealand]
Trans and intersex healthcare: urgent attention needed
Parliament’s Health Select Committee has heard that the lack of healthcare services for trans and intersex people is a priority public health issue where urgent intervention is needed.

Sask. first province to raise transgender pride flag | Video
Saskatchewan will be the first province to officially raise the transgender pride flag.

Ontario cabinet minister pushes for transgender rights
Ontario could end up with two-tier transgender rights, warned Ontario Community Safety Minister Yasir Naqvi.

Transgender woman blocked from Hamilton bathroom
Woman takes complaint to human rights tribunal

Transgender actors are in demand for TV's pilot season
It’s another busy pilot season for casting director Risa Bramon Garcia. And with close to two dozen shows on her résumé from "Rosanne" to "Masters of Sex," she knows a trend when she spots one.

For Zoey Tur, a new life as transgender woman takes flight
At 700 feet above Los Angeles, Zoey Tur realized she'd never flown a chopper in heels. "One thing I quickly discovered as a female pilot," she said. "Ditch the heels!"

Report: Military families suffer from transgender ban
Today, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA) joined forces with the Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA) to release an unprecedented report highlighting the harm that the military's transgender ban continues to inflict on transgender service members and their families. This first of its kind report focuses on the impact the outdated transgender military regulations have on the entire family and includes personal stories from transgender service members and their families.

The growing trend of transgender ‘bathroom bully’ bills
Nevada, Florida, Texas and others have proposed bills that would bar trans kids from using certain school bathrooms

Historic White House Briefing on Trans Women of Color Marks Trans Day of Visibility
In a historic White House briefing today, over 50 transgender women of color gathered to celebrate Women’s History Month and simultaneously mark International Day of Transgender Visibility. Transgender women of color leaders and activists represented African American, Asian American, Latina, Native American, and immigrant communities across the nation. Organized by the White House and the National LGBTQ Task Force, this is the first time transgender women of color, which included National Center for Transgender Equality Policy Advisor for the Racial and Economic Justice Initiative, have solely discussed their lives and experiences directly with administration officials.

Ark. 'religious freedom' bill moves forward
The Arkansas House Judiciary Committee concurred with the state Senate on amendments to its "religious freedom" bill Monday, despite protests at the Capitol. The measure is now headed for the full House, where it could be voted on Tuesday afternoon. If passed there, Gov. Asa Hutchinson has said he will sign it into law.
Protests show no signs of slowing down Arkansas’ anti-LGBT religious freedom bill
Little Rock mayor urges Arkansas governor to veto religious freedom bill
Walmart urges Arkansas governor to veto anti-gay religious freedom bill
Arkansas House approves anti‑LGBT religious freedom bill, governor says he’ll sign it
Arkansas Could Soon Become The Most Anti-LGBT State In The Nation

LGBT Atlanta rallies against ‘religious freedom’ bill as session’s days dwindle
UPDATE: Mayor Kasim Reed issued the following statement late Tuesday afternoon following the rally:

Trans 100 celebrated in Chicago
The annual Trans 100 event recognized individuals from across the country March 29 at The Mayne Stage in Chicago. The standing-room-only audience was comprised of allies and an empowered transgender, gender non-conforming and genderqueer community.
The Trans 100 Celebrates Another Year

Republican presidential hopefuls rush to defend Indiana's 'religious freedom' law
Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum and Ben Carson all back the controversial law
Hales bans city-paid travel to Indiana to protest new law
Washington governor joins boycott: No state-funded travel to Indiana
The True Intent Of Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill, According To The People That Helped Write It
As backlash against Indiana over 'religious freedom' bill grows ever bigger, critics suggest ways out
Pence fights back: Religious freedom law ‘grossly misconstrued … I abhor discrimination’
Malloy bans state travel to Indiana
Coloradans express their opinions of the Religious Freedom bill
Vermont governor bans state funded travel to Indiana
N.Y. governor Andrew Cuomo bans all non-essential, state‑funded travel to Indiana
Four Kinds Of Discrimination Gov. Mike Pence Doesn’t ‘Abhor’
Indiana Repubs admit anti-LGBT discrimination is legal
Indiana governor says he wants changes to ‘grossly mischaracterized’ religious freedom law
Bowser bans government employee travel to Indiana
Denver Mayor Bans Government Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

Driver killed at the NSA gate identified as Transgender woman Mya Shawatza Hall~
Friends have verified that Mya Shawatza Hall, the driver of the stolen SUV was a transgender woman who lived in Baltimore. Friends have also said that Mya was a drug addicted sex worker who lived in a downtown abandoned building.

Dana Loesch Interviews Controversial Planet Fitness “Transgender” Member
This week, Dana Loesch decided to wade into a politically incorrect firefight and interview Stephanie Crowder, the controversial figure at the center of the latest Planet Fitness hubbub. Should men be allowed to use the ladies room? At what point does political correctness trump safety? What kind of lip-gloss does Stephanie use?

School bulletin board display on transgender equality sparks controversy
A school bulletin board highlighting transgender equality is sparking controversy in Marshall.

Memorial remembers a ‘larger than life’ Blake Brockington
Friends, activists share memories of teen activist's spirit, love and struggles

North Carolina GOP governor says he won’t back state’s religious exemption bills
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said Monday he isn’t backing bills giving exemptions to court officials who don’t want to officiate same-sex marriages and offering other religious protections to businesses.
Gov. Pat McCrory blasts sales tax, religious freedom bills
McCrory Blasts State's RFRA Bills, Equality NC Responds
Audio: McCrory’s full comments on anti-LGBT magistrate, ‘religious freedom’ bills
Why NC's 'religious freedom' bill is worse than Indiana's

North Dakota House panel opposes bill banning anti-LGBT discrimination
A North Dakota House committee is opposing legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, government, public services and the workplace.

Nevada Lawmaker Proposes New Anti-Transgender Bill Pushed By Out-Of-State Lobbyist
Nevada is the latest state to introduce a bill that would limit how transgender students access bathrooms at school. AB 375, introduced by Assemblywoman Victoria Dooling (R), would require schools to limit restrooms and locker rooms on the basis of “biological sex,” as defined as the “biological condition of being male or female as determined at birth based on physical differences or, if necessary, at the chromosomal level.”
Nevada Becomes 6th State to Introduce Transphobic Legislation This Year

Bexley City Council To Consider Discrimination Ordinance
Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.

U.S. Justice Department sues Oklahoma university over transgender professor
The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Monday against Southeastern Oklahoma State University, alleging the school discriminated against a transgender assistant professor.
DOJ files lawsuit alleging anti-trans bias in employment
Suit alleges gender bias by SEOSU
Trans professor denied tenure [5/5/2011]
History in Oklahoma: Feds Sue School for Trans Discrimination

Victory! Texas Prison Officials Agree to Place Passion Star in Safekeeping
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (“TDCJ”) announced that today it will place Lambda Legal client Passion Star in Safekeeping as had been requested in an emergency motion filed earlier this month to protect her from further sexual assault and threats to her life. Passion Star is a transgender woman currently incarcerated in a TDCJ male facility.

Transgender Mormons struggle to feel at home in their bodies and their religion
Seeking peace » Many find acceptance in their LDS wards, but some policies and practices remain painful.

Un único trámite para cambiar de género en la Ciudad de México
El Gobierno de la capital impulsa con una ley el cambio de identidad sin juicio previo

El reinado GLBTI de Cuenca quiere romper el molde
Desde la calle la música no se escucha. El lugar es discreto, oculto tras una pequeña puerta negra sin letreros o alguna señal de que ese sea el espacio alternativo que se enciende los sábados en Cuenca luego de las 23:00, cuando los vecinos del Otorongo ya han apagado las luces de sus casas. Hay poco movimiento a pesar de que es una de las noches más importantes para la comunidad GLBTI.

La negociación colectiva que benefició por primera vez a personas trans
El acuerdo de contrato colectivo con las empresas de Call Center permitirá a lxs trabajadorxs usar su nombre social tanto en la empresa como en las atenciones telefónicas, y además independiente de la legislación, otorgará beneficios a parejas o familiares que no tengan vínculos legales pero que se encuentren en los registros de las empresas.

Mendoza: una militante del FPV, la primera candidata transexual a senadora provincial
Cristina Campos va en la lista de legisladores kirchnerista; es líder de una cooperativa textil "trans"
First Transsexual Candidate in Argentine Senatorial Elections