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sábado, maio 30, 2015

Travesti é morta após discutir valor do programa
Este foi o primeiro assassinato de travesti no ano em Sergipe. Bárbara se preparava para deixar a profissão justamente pelos riscos das ruas.
A travesti Bárbara Sodré, 29 anos, foi morta na madrugada da última segunda-feira, 25, após discutir com um cliente que se recusou a pagar o programa. O fato ocorreu no centro da capital sergipana, onde a vítima trabalhava como profissional do sexo. Este foi o primeiro assassinato de travesti no ano em Sergipe. Bárbara se preparava para deixar a profissão justamente pelos riscos das ruas.

Travestis trazem no corpo a marca da violência de gênero
Agressões são motivadas pela ruptura com roteiro de gênero imposto socialmente, diz estudo

As Travestis e Transexuais que servem de Palhaças Televisivas sendo motivos Piadas e Trollagem em Programas de TV
A discriminação dos “diferentes” é um elemento presente no discurso social. Os “diferentes” podem ser os loucos, bruxas, negros, dependendo do momento/contexto histórico cultural. Da mesma forma, travestis por serem “diferentes” da maioria sofrem preconceitos, humilhação e violência nas ruas e até mesmo em casa, por representarem algo que nem todas as culturas conseguem integrar em seu léxico cultural “O preconceito, usualmente incorporado e acreditado, é a mola central e o reprodutor mais eficaz da discriminação e de exclusão, portanto da violência”.

Psychological, legal and social support for Trans Guesthouse
Istanbul LGBTT is launching the Eylül Cansın Transhouse Project to provide psychological, legal, and social support for the residents of the Trans Guesthouse.

PDO calls for gender change in documents of trans-individuals
The Public Defender’s Office (PDO) addressed the Ministry of Justice on May 18 proposing to allow trans-people to change their gender records in official documents.

[New Zealand]
'Should boys be wearing skirts?' Designer rubbishes gender-neutral school uniforms
A leading clothing designer has slammed a Ministry of Education proposal to introduce gender neutral uniforms to New Zealand schools, calling it a "time-wasting idea".

New Democrat MPP’s bill banning ‘conversion therapy’ clears hurdle
A political roadblock that imperiled NDP MPP Cheri DiNovo’s landmark legislation to ban transgender “conversion therapy” has been cleared.

With only one clinic in Canada, wait for transgender surgery often months long
The public's understanding about transgender issues has grown in recent years, thanks in part to people like former U.S. Olympian Bruce Jenner coming forward. But while awareness is growing in Canada, so are the waiting lists for surgery.

Canada rights body to review complaint over birth certificate gender markers
A human rights tribunal in a Canadian province has agreed to review a complaint filed by nine transgender and intersex people who want gender markers to be removed from their birth certificates, activists said.

Interview with Sandy Stone — Part 2
Sandy Stone is a touchstone woman in transgender history. She has a section dedicated to her place in trans and feminist history in the book Transgender History.

Satan is on the Air Waves: Religious Pundit Blames Devil for Trans Visibility
Is Satan to thank for Laverne Cox's career? Is he behind the recent rise in acceptance of transgender Americans? Is the Dark Lord also in cahoots with President Barack Obama and the Girl Scouts? According to one religious right columnist he is.
Columnist: Satan Pushing Transgender Inclusion In Girl Scouts, Hollywood

Suspect in 'Mrs. Doubtfire' home fire pleads guilty to arson
A woman charged with setting fire to a house featured in the popular "Mrs. Doubtfire" movie has pleaded guilty to arson. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to drop an attempted murder charge stemming from the Jan. 5 fire.

WATCH: Mom Says Trans Son Was Cyber-Bullied Days Before Suicide
A grieving mother who lost her 14-year-old son to suicide is ready to speak out so no parent experiences what her family is currently enduring.

Dozens protest incarceration of LGBTQ immigrants in Santa Ana; 5 activists arrested
About 70 protesters, some of them chained together, blocked N. Flower Street and W. Civic Center Drive in front of the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana Thursday morning.
WATCH: 5 Arrested at California Rally to End Trans Immigration Detention

Miss Gay United States uses new title to help the transgender community
Years after Kimberly Gist was introduced to her first drag show and started competing in pageants, she gave herself a goal: she wanted to win a national title by the time she was 30 years old.

Gay conversion therapy ban clears Illinois Senate committee
The Illinois Senate is advancing a measure to ban therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youth.

Area Girl Scouts affirm transgender policy
The Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana has reaffirmed its policy welcoming transgender youths, a move that came after the same national Girl Scouts policy came under conservative criticism.

Schools ponder transgender rules
Recommended guidelines for dealing with transgender students have been forwarded to the individual schools in the Mount Desert Island Regional School System (MDIRSS) by the policy committee of the MDIRSS board.

CCSD board member requests report on transgender policy progress
Clark County School District officials soon will have to account for its policy — or lack thereof — to protect and accommodate transgender students.
Transgender students call for CCSD to make policy changes

Philly to raise trans flag
The City of Philadelphia will next week raise the transgender Pride flag at City Hall.

Trans-Health Conf. organizers expect record attendance
The 14th-annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference will pack the Pennsylvania Convention Center for three full days of educational and empowering trans-focused programming.

City launches ‘safe bathroom’ guide
In what could be the first city-sponsored initiative of its kind in the nation, Philadelphia this month launched an interactive online guide to help trans, gender-nonconforming and others locate gender-neutral restrooms in the region.

Murder victim mourned, remembered
Londyn Kiki Chanel, a 21-year-old transgender woman, was killed earlier this month in North Philadelphia, and friends are remembering her for her vibrant and positive personality.