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sexta-feira, maio 29, 2015

Transexual woman jailed after raping Tamworth girls when she was a man
A man who raped two young Tamworth girls before undergoing a sex change operation has been jailed for 16 years.
Nicola Cope – formerly known as 'Gordon' – groomed the girls for sex before systematically abusing them over a number of years, a jury at Stafford Crown Court ruled.

Press watchdog slams Sun over column mocking blind transgender candidate
The press regulator has upheld complaints against The Sun over a newspaper column that mocked a blind, transgender Labour Parliamentary candidate.

Turkey’s Transgender People Fight For Recognition, Run For National Election For First Time
Sechil, 40, sits in an open, crowded café here, smoking a cigarette and occasionally tucking dangling wisps of hair back into her hijab. She pulls out a pink identification card, legal proof in Turkey that she is a woman. Except that she isn’t fully one. The name on the card is Mehmet, a common man’s name, and the Turkish translation of Mohammad, the Muslim Prophet.

Transgender persons must be treated equally: CII
Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), the top body of clerics that advises government on religious issues, on Wednesday issued a landmark edict urging that the transgender persons must be treated equally and be considered part of family.

Transgender Nepalis: Cast out by families, unwelcome at survivor camps
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.

NDP wrangling stalls NDP transgender bill
A New Democrat MPP’s groundbreaking legislation to ban controversial transgender “conversion therapy” is being delayed by her own party’s political wrangling.

An Ottawa crash course in sex with trans women
Lisa Ugray’s workshop Sex and Trans Women doesn’t nag, judge or berate — she just wants to get more trans women laid.

Watch: Trans Men’s Cover model hopeful meets Ellen
Trans bodybuilder and model Aydian Ethan Dowling met Ellen DeGeneres in an interview on her show.

Transgender model Hari Nef hits the big time
If you follow fashion, get ready to learn the name Hari Nef.

The Woman Who Paved the Way for Men to Become Women
Forty years before Bruce Jenner announced his intent to transition, another star athlete made the same decision against the backdrop of a much less understanding world. His name was Richard Raskind; now it's Renée Richards. Here, a rare interview with the quiet trailblazer whose struggle laid the groundwork for Jenner, Transparent, and the transgender community's historic moment
Renee Richards on why it's easier for Bruce Jenner to transition to female than it was for her

Poised for Perfection: Sgt. Shane Ortega Puts a Face to the Transgender Military Ban
Sgt. Shane Ortega tells The Advocate how he's been able to serve for years in the U.S. Army as an openly transgender man and about the pressure he faces now that the world knows who he is.

Follow Two Transgender People Through a Year of Transitioning (Video)
“Over the moon excited, terrified, scared, emotional.”
That’s how Jetta’Mae Carlisle described feeling as her sexual re-assignment surgery got closer. Carlisle says she was assigned as male at birth, but felt like she was female since she was a child. She identifies as a straight woman.

Transgender Law Center and Equality California Institute Launch Coalition to Educate Public on Transgender Issues
Transgender Law Center and Equality California Institute are launching a coalition to implement a statewide public education campaign to combat widespread public misunderstanding about transgender and gender nonconforming people and the issues they face. The coalition will include other LGBT and civil rights organizations as well as groups serving communities of color and the faith community. The effort is independent of work on any political or legislative campaign and exists solely to change attitudes towards transgender Californians through research and education.

Trans veteran to take a stand at Pentagon Pride
Amid preparations to celebrate Pride next month, a transgender veteran plans to take the opportunity to make a subtle, but potentially powerful statement for the 15,500 troops in the U.S. military who are forced to hide their gender identity.
Sheri Swokowski, who served as an infantry soldier for nearly 34 years as she presented as male, plans to wear a female Army Service Uniform with an infantry gold-crossed rifle insignia at the upcoming annual Pride event at the Pentagon on June 9.

Advocates protest ICE detention policies
A group of more than 20 advocates gathered outside U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Southwest Washington headquarters on Wednesday to protest the mistreatment they say undocumented LGBT immigrants experience while in ICE custody.

Casa Ruby Is A 'Chosen Family' For Trans People Who Need A Home
Editor's note: This story contains language that some may find offensive.
This story is part of an occasional series about individuals who don't have much money or power but do have a big impact on their communities.

Local Trans Activist Awarded Ferndale 2015 Good Neighbors Award
Every year, Citizens for a Fair Ferndale grants 10 Good Neighbor Awards that identify and honor individuals, organizations and businesses in the Ferndale community who are outstanding examples of good neighbors, and who are committed to building, preserving, maintaining and improving the quality of life in their neighborhoods and the community.

Transgender protections proposed in North Hempstead anti-discrimination law
Transgender people would be more clearly protected against discrimination while working for the Town of North Hempstead under a bill that would protect individuals on the basis of gender identity.

Fairfax schools to vote on adding gender identity to curriculum
Community members clash on changes to family life education lessons

Hombre busca impedir la Marcha Gay de La Paz del domingo, y les incendia un carro
Un sujeto molesto con los planes para realizar la Marcha Gay de La Paz el próximo domingo, prendió fuego a una plataforma que serviría como carro alegórico de la festividad, lo que sorprendió a los testigos.
Los hechos ocurrieron en las calles Márquez de León e Independencia, de la colonia Centro de la capital.

Prosiguen redadas policiales contra los homosexuales en Cárdenas y Matanzas
Anoche 22 de mayo de 2015, cerca de las once de la noche, la Policía realizó otra redada, donde detuvo a todos los travestis y homosexuales que se encontraban en los alrededores del Rápido situado en Ruíz entre Calzada y Coronel Verdugo en la ciudad de Cárdenas. La misma zona donde hace apenas un año y medio (el 3 de octubre) un grupo de cocheros intentaron coaccionar y agredir físicamente a varios gays para que se fueran del lugar.

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Letreros de la JCE discriminan población GLBT, dicen organizaciones trans
Las diversas organizaciones que conforman el Observatorio de Derechos Humanos para Grupos Vulnerabilizados (ODHGV) expresaron hoy su inconformidad por los letreros que reposan en algunas oficialías del Estado Civil de la Junta Central Electoral (“JCE”), en los cuales se expresan lineamientos discriminatorios en función de la identidad y expresión de género.

Trans en Chile: El duro Camino
Desde un “inocente” piropo hasta un agresivo agarrón, quienes atraviesan la feminización se enfrentan en disyuntivas que derivan entre la satisfacción y el miedo.