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quarta-feira, maio 27, 2015

Transexuais reprovam psiquiatria e apontam desrespeito ao nome social no Pedro Ernesto
Integrantes de movimento pelos direitos dos transexuais criticam a obrigatoriedade do tratamento psiquiátrico de dois anos, pré-requisito do Ministério da Saúde para cirurgias de adequação corporal de sexo. As consultas seriam superficiais e, na opinião deles, perda de tempo. O BLOG LGBT do DIA mostrou neste domingo que pacientes chegam a ficar seis anos na fila pela cirurgia no Hospital Universitário Pedro Ernesto, único local da rede pública de saúde que oferece o serviço no Rio.

MPs given gender neutral option when entering House of Commons
MPs being sworn into the House of Commons have for the first time been given the option of a gender neutral title.

Transgender beauty queen 'pushed and spat on by thug after he tried it on with her'
Tiffany-Rose Davies said she was pushed and spat on by the man, who she says was angry because he didn't realise she was a transsexual
A transgender beauty queen has revealed how she was attacked by a thug outside a pizza takeaway after he ‘tried it on with her’.
Tiffany-Rose Davies said she was pushed and spat on by the man, who did not realise her gender.

Half of Israel’s transgender population has been attacked, study shows
70 percent of male transgenders and 76 percent of female transgenders reported suffering verbal abuse, while 48 percent of the males and 55 percent of the females reported physical abuse.

Egypt’s war on Transgender people continues as police arrest two more women
Two transgender women identified as men by police were arrested on Sunday for allegedly partaking in “prostitution and posting sexually-explicit videos online”.
They were taken into custody at their home in Nasr City where police confiscated short dresses, high heels, makeup and adult toys. The possession of said articles by either gender is not against the law in Egypt.
2 transgender men arrested on prostitution charges

Cast out and unwelcome: Life for transgender people after Nepal’s earthquake
After the Nepal earthquake, a cluster of tents was quickly put up in a patch of land among the winding streets of Kathmandu’s Sunder Mar neighbourhood.

[New Zealand]
MoH to front on trans/intersex health care
The Health Ministry will give evidence to Parliament's Health Select Committee tomorrow in response to a petition calling for improvement in healthcare for trans and intersex people.

Transgender Yukoner's mom wants birth certificate changes without surgery
'I shouldn't have to fight each of those fights,' says 10-year-old's mother

Tribunal to consider lifting gender from birth certificates
After successfully lobbying provincial and federal governments to make it easier to amend sex designations on key identity documents, transgender Canadians are now pushing for another change: to abolish gender references altogether from birth certificates.

Trading Places: An account of a mother’s own anguishing transition
Like thousands of parents, Jane Baker was left in shock and disbelief when she learned that her adult child was transgender. In her new memoir, Baker tells the story of supporting her adult child through gender transition while struggling to overcome deep personal anguish about it. According to one critic, the book is “an honest portrayal of a difficult time and a wonderful account of an adult’s ability to grow even when one isn’t particularly ready for it.”

Women Are Still Locked in Immigration Detention Cells With Men Just Because They're Trans
A former detainee says Immigration and Customs Enforcement must stop housing transgender women with men in private prisons. In a word, it's about rape.

Dan Savage calls Duggar family hypocrites for anti-trans activism
Matriarch had compared trans people to child predators while knowing her son had molested his sisters and others

On Memorial Day, TLDEF Urges Pentagon to End Ban on Open Transgender Military Service
As the nation commemorates Memorial Day, TLDEF honors the transgender men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty and renews its call for the Defense Department to allow transgender people to serve openly in the United States Armed Forces.
On Memorial Day, Pentagon urged to end ban on transgender military service in US
Honoring Trans* Soldiers This Memorial Day

San Diego Mourns Third Trans Teen to Die by Suicide
Kyler Prescott, a 14-year-old transgender boy, took his life on May 18, marking the third reported San Diego-area teen lost since March.
Grieving mother says transgender son was bullied online
Third San Diego trans teen commits suicide in three months

Lawyers prepare for medical malpractice trial in rare ‘intersex’ lawsuit
A Richland County jury may decide later this year if the Medical University of South Carolina, Greenville Health System and the state child welfare agency are guilty of medical malpractice for removing a baby’s penis before he turned 2 years old.