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quarta-feira, maio 20, 2015

TGEU condemns attack and police complicity against LGBT activists in Kyrgyzstan
Commemorations on the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia – IDAHOT in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan by LGBTIQA NGO „Labrys“ were attacked on May 17. A crowd of aggressive men, associated with the “Kalys” and “Kirk Choro” movements, threatened and insulted the activists; one of the participants of the peaceful event was injured.

[New Zealand]
Sex-change funding divides Labour
The Labour Party is embroiled in an internal dispute about whether to ensure publicly funded sex-change operations should be available.
Labour MPs in dark over sex change policy
'Absolutely nuts': Health Minister slams Labour's free sex-change surgery idea
Free surgery bid "nutty" - Health Minister

[New Zealand]
Latest gender identity protection bid denied
The Associate Justice Minister has knocked back another attempt to have gender identity specifically included in the Human Rights Act.

Transgender girl's mother begs Catholic school board not to punish trustee
Trustee Patricia Grell defended 7-year-old girl who was banned from female washroom
Mom says transgender daughter having nightmares, panic attacks while fight rages over washroom use

TLDEF Applauds New York Attorney General on Initiative to Ensure Equal Access to Medical Care for Transgender People
TLDEF commends New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman for launching a new initiative to ensure that transgender New Yorkers have equal access to medical care throughout the state. The initiative will provide programming to hospitals and medical centers on the legal requirements for treating transgender people in New York and best practices in providing care to this patient population.

Defense Secretary urged to lift ban on transgender service members
In observance of Armed Forces Day, the National LGBTQ Task Force released the following statement:

Michael Savage: Girl Scouts Led By The 'Perverted' 'Vermin On The Left'
Last Friday on “The Savage Nation,” talk radio host Michael Savage reacted angrily to the news that some Girl Scout troops will accept transgender girls. He claimed that the Girl Scouts have embraced “the sickness of the left” and is now losing members as a result of its “lurch to the paranoid, crazy, insane, perverted left.”

CA Won't Block Surgery for Transgender Inmate
California prison officials have set a date with doctors for the first sex-reassignment surgery on an inmate in the state's history, new federal court documents show.

D.C. activists march against transphobia
About 50 people attended a rally and march against transphobia on Sunday. The event, organized by local activists, coincided with the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Raising Rumour: Life as a 12-year-old transgender child
At 4 years old, Rumour knew this: "I'd rather be called a him."

Education conference committee rejects anti-transgender language
Lawmakers removed language within a K-12 education omnibus bill that would have prevented schools from adopting transgender-inclusive policies.

Police recover body of transgender game developer who jumped from GWB
The body of a 23-year-old transgender game developer was recovered three weeks after she jumped from the George Washington Bridge, police said Monday.

Trans woman stabbed to death in Philadelphia
London Chanel, 21, is eighth trans woman of color to be killed in US this year

Comunidad LGBTI exige respeto y cese de violencia en Honduras
Activistas de la comunidad lésbica, gay, bisexual, transgénero e intersexual (LGBTI) de Honduras denunciaron hoy en una manifestación que el odio y la discriminación hacia las minorías sexuales persisten en el país, y pidieron el cese de la violencia contra ellos.

La ONU alerta por asesinatos contra personas LGBTI en Colombia
La oficina en Colombia del Alto Comisionado para los Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas rechazó todas las formas de desprecio o violencia contra las personas LGBTI.
Esta oficina de la ONU denunció casi 70 casos de asesinatos contra personas 'trans' en Cali en los últimos 8 años.
ONU llama a colombianos a comprometerse con el respeto hacia la diversidad sexual

El derecho a la identidad de las personas trans en Venezuela continúa sin reconocimiento legal
Miles de personas trans se encuentran a la sombra de la indiferencia y la discriminación. En Venezuela, esta comunidad no escapa de tal realidad. Todos coinciden en lo mismo: no existen parámetros legales concretos que los protejan ante tantas formas de violencia y discriminación que padecen día a día.

Tamara Adrián: En 16 años no ha habido ninguna señal contra la homofobia
“No somos gente de otro mundo. Somos seres humanos”, dice Harry Terán. Lleva una bandera con seis colores: rojo, naranja, amarillo, verde, azul y morado. Su cabello es de color rosado y por esa razón ha sido “víctima de bullying”, como él mismo cuenta. “Aquí hace falta más mente, más cultura, más aceptación. Comenzando por el Gobierno”.