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domingo, maio 31, 2015

Travesti é morto a tiros em Dois Riachos
Um homem foi morto a tiros na noite desta sexta-feira (29), na cidade de Dois Riachos. A vitima foi morto por dois homens que estavam em uma moto Pop. A motivação do crime pode ter sido homofóbico, João Soares da Silva, 23 anos, era travesti . Priscila como era conhecido a vitima estava na Avenida Frei Damião, praça central da cidade, quando foi alvejado com os tiros de arma de fogo.

Police break up unsanctioned gay rally in central Moscow
Police broke up an unsanctioned gay rights rally in central Moscow on Saturday, detaining around 20 people, including anti-gay campaigners who attacked the activists.

Where do transgender people stand?
Money, harassment, scattered support and, above all, a noticeable exclusion from the official local government election plan has left transgender persons unrepresented.

The forbidden voters of KPK
Amid all the overstatements of PTI chairman Imran Khan aimed at bringing revolutionary changes in the country, transgenders in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are still worried about their voting rights in ongoing local bodies elections.

Transgender Candidate Campaigns For Election In Khyber-Pakhtunkwa Province, Pakistan
In Pakistan, a transgender candidate is among the hopefuls taking part in local elections in Khyber-Pakhtunkwa Province on May 30. “Pervaiz Baby,” as he’s known, is not the first transgender candidate in Pakistan. But this is a rare phenomenon in a conservative culture. Transgender people were denied the right to vote in Pakistan until a supreme court decision in their favor in 2011.

What happens when your spouse comes out as transgender: Two very different stories
Forty-six years ago Kaye met Jack at a slide night in Sydney. They both had adventurous spirits and Kaye was attracted to him immediately.

Bruce Jenner To Appear As A Woman On Vanity Fair Cover: Report
Bruce Jenner is reportedly set to make his first public appearance as a woman on the next cover of the Vanity Fair magazine. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star will appear in a shoot by world-famous photographer Annie Leibovitz, People magazine reported on Saturday, citing sources.

Marriage Equality, Trans Rights Supporter Beau Biden, Son of VP Joe Biden, Dies
The eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, an outspoken supporter of LGBT rights, died after a long battle with brain cancer.

Transgender Delawareans face hurdles
With buxom curves and shapely hips, Christina Warburton resembles a pin-up mom. But, at the end of the day, Warburton will always just be dad to her kids.

Maine among first states with transgender sports participation policy
Dick Durost was attending a national conference a few years ago when the idea of developing a policy to facilitate transgender high school students participating in interscholastic sports came to the forefront.
‘I’m just a person right now’: Sports help transgender teen make his journey

Support services for transgender teens
Statistics about transgender youth are “bleak,” said Gia Drew, program director for Equality Maine and president of the board of directors at the Maine Transgender Network.
Resources for transgender youth

North Carolina Governor Vetoes ‘License To Discriminate’ Bill
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) has vetoed a bill that would have allowed state officials to refuse to officiate marriages. The legislation (SB 2), which passed in the House on Thursday having previously passed in the Senate back in February, would have allowed state magistrates to opt out of conducting marriage ceremonies based on a sincerely held religious objection. Though the bill does not specifically reference same-sex marriage, its purpose was to allow officials to retain their jobs without officiating for same-sex couples.

Stonewall Inn, famous Greenwich Village gay bar, being considered for landmark status by NYC
They’ll drink to that.
The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation is cheering the city for considering landmarking the famed Stonewall Inn.

Transgender Oklahoma City woman claims mistreatment by jail staff
A transgender Oklahoma City woman said she felt “stripped of all dignity,” accusing Oklahoma City jail staff and inmates of ridiculing her following her arrest May 20 for speeding with a suspended license and no insurance.

First transgender presidential appointee will head Seattle’s labor standards office
A former senior U.S. Labor Department official, and first openly transgender person to be appointed in a presidential administration, was named on Friday to oversee implementation of Seattle’s $15-an-hour minimum wage law.

Va. Family Drops Charges Against Trans Woman Arrested for Aiding Their Suicidal Trans Son
"I never imagined helping teens or others would come to something like this," said Julianna Fialkoswki, who alleges mistreatment from Lynchburg police.

[República Dominicana]
Letrero en oficialías JCE causa polémica entre comunidad GLBT
Un letrero, colocado en las oficialías de la Junta Central Electoral, ha causado polémica entre la comunidad GLBT, ya que expresa la prohibición de tomar la foto de la cédula de identidad a personas vestidos de forma que aparente ser de otro sexo.

La mujer transgénero que lucha por vencer la discriminación
Trabajadoras del Santa Fe quieren dejar de ser la población LGBTI más golpeada por la violencia.

La transformación de David
Hace tres años, David Tapia era Andrea. Sentía, pensaba y actuaba como hombre, pero su cuerpo decía lo contrario. El Liceo Experimental Manuel de Salas, donde entró en séptimo básico, se dio cuenta de su situación y contactó a sus padres. A partir de ahí, todos iniciaron un proceso donde David pudo asumirse y el colegio integrarlo exitosamente en la que es su primera experiencia con un niño transgénero.

Las personas trans podrán acceder a la salud integral
Así lo establece la reglamentación del artículo 11 de la Ley de Identidad de Género, que fue publicada en el Boletín Oficial. Desde ahora, las intervenciones quirúrgicas o tratamientos hormonales para adecuar el cuerpo a la identidad autopercibida serán incluidas en el Programa Médico Obligatorio (PMO)