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Assembleia Municipal de Lisboa aprova erradicação da discriminação contra pessoas LGBTI
O Bloco de Esquerda apresentou na AML uma moção pela erradicação da discriminação e da violência contra as pessoas lésbicas, bissexuais, transexuais e intersexo, que foi aprovada por maioria. No próximo sábado, 20 de junho, tem lugar a 16ª Marcha do Orgulho LGBT em Lisboa.

Berlin was a liberal hotbed of homosexuality and a mecca for cross dressers and transsexuals where the first male-to-female surgery was performed - until the Nazis came to power, new book reveals
An uninhibited urban gay sexual scene flourished in Berlin, Germany in the wake of World War One
The science of ‘transsexuality’ was founded at the Institute of Sexual Science where the first male-to-female surgery was performed
German scientists concluded that same-sex love was a natural, inborn characteristic and not merely the perversion of a ‘normal’ sexual tendency
There were 30 separate homosexual periodicals
Cross-dressers found dressmakers who tailored for large sizes and singles searching for gay love could place ads

Anti-LGBT groups are making inroads across East Africa
Two years after Ugandan legislators proposed a law that would condemn active homosexuals to death, a precedent is spreading throughout the region.

The fight goes on for Lebanon's LGBT community
“You don’t have to be gay to defend gay rights,” insist a number of popular Lebanese public figures in an advocacy video released by civil society organization Proud Lebanon in the leadup to the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on May 17.

US ambassador’s visit to LGBT event sparks outrage in Jordan
US Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells' recent attendance at an LGBT event has sparked outrage here. About 40 people gathered in central Amman to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Organized by My Kali Magazine and LGBT activists, participants got together to raise awareness of the social and economic challenges facing the LGBT community, and some Western diplomats joined them.

India government asks Supreme Court to define 'transgender'
Says it cannot not enact landmark ruling recognizing a third gender if does not know what the word means

15 transgenders nabbed in JHEAIK raid
Fifteen transgenders were detained by the authorities in an integrated operation at a hotel here yesterday.

Maine’s most famous transgender teen makes television acting debut
Maine’s most famous transgender teen is making her acting debut next Tuesday on national television.

Politico Compares Caitlyn Jenner to America’s First ‘Transgender Sweetheart’
For this magazine, it's a rare look at a transgender pioneer who also transitioned in the public eye.

Jeb Bush not against transgender people serving openly in the US military
'I’m sure there’s a role for everyone to play in the armed forces'

Trans singer makes history at A’s game
Soprano Breanna Sinclairé became the first transgender person to sing the national anthem at a Major League Baseball game Wednesday night at the Oakland Coliseum. It was only the second game Sinclairé ever attended, but she was already a fan before she opened her mouth to sing at the A’s LGBT Pride night.

EQCA, TLC launch trans education campaign
Ahead of a possible ballot initiative next year that would legislate which public restrooms transgender people could use, Equality California and the Transgender Law Center have launched a statewide education campaign aimed at helping Californians better understand trans and gender non-conforming people and the issues they face.

Ban on trans surgery at G’town Hospital highlights shortage of surgeons
Transgender activists say a decision earlier this year by MedStar Georgetown University Hospital to discontinue performing breast implant surgery for transgender women has highlighted an unexpected turn of events for the transgender community.

Madison County adds transgender individuals to non-discrimination policy
On Wednesday night the Madison county board approved a move to add transgendered individuals to their non-discrimination categories in the employee handbook. The addition gives the same protections as race and religion. Some of the 29 board members were missing from the meeting but the vote still happened and passed by a big majority.
County debate on transgender status causes stir

Trans swimmer Schuyler Bailar happy to be joining Harvard's men's team
"I'm not changing who I am, I'm not changing my personality. I am only changing my body so it matches my insides and my feelings."

'Treasure' looks at life of Detroit transgender woman
In the film "Treasure," Brandie Brown describes seeing her sibling, Shelly, as a transgender woman. "She had a little black short hairstyle. She was dressed all in black. Nails long. She was looking good," says Brown, smiling at the memory.

Transgender Outreach offers resources, safe place
Local resident Elena Long remembers growing up in Cressona, Pennsylvania, a town she said boasted of barely a thousand people. Despite the difference in size, she says the Seacoast is lacking resources for people who are transgender.

Defense wants no mention of sex change in case of transgender cop accused of murder
A Clackamas County judge will rule next month on what details jurors may hear about Lynn Edward Benton's sex change.

Trans: llámeme cómo decidí nombrarme
Derechos. La comunidad LGBTI se abre paso y pide el respeto de sus derechos. En Nicaragua hay avances en ese sentido, entre ellos la Resolución Ministerial 271-2014

Homosexuales piden con marcha igualdad de derechos
Solicitan promover la dignidad de la comunidad gay en el país centroamericano

Antioquia, Valle y Bogotá reúnen el 61% de los homicidios contra personas Lgtbi
Durante la publicación de su informe anual de Derechos Humanos de la Población Lgbti, la fundación Colombia Diversa confirmó que entre 2013 y 2014 se presentaron 164 homicidios, 222 hechos de violencia policial y 54 amenazas contra esta población en gran parte del territorio nacional.

Cuatro muertos en Segovia tras paraición de amenazas
A través de un panfleto firmado por un “grupo que lucha por la equidad social”, fueron declarados como objetivo militar los trabajadores de la mina El Cogote y los integrantes de la Mesa de Trabajo Minera, plataforma que vincula a varias organizaciones sociales del municipio de Segovia en Antioquia. Hasta la fecha se conoce la muerte de cuatro personas luego de que circulara el comunicado.
Según el panfleto amenazante, se declara la guerra a los integrantes de la comunidad de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Transexuales -LGBT- de la zona y se señala con nombres propios a los líderes de las movilizaciones contra la multinacional minera Zandor Capital, filial de la Gran Colombia Gold.

Segregación, discriminación y acceso a la salud, principales problemas de personas LGBTI en cárceles
Colombia Diversa reveló que son separados en las cárceles las mujeres 'trans' y los hombres gay que se autoreconocen, así como las parejas de lesbianas son segregadas para "evitar problemas o violaciones de Derechos Humanos".
El drama de los LGBTI en las cárceles

Así son las terapias que prometen “curar la homosexualidad” en Chile rechazadas por el Colegio de Psicólogos y la OMS
El gremio publicó una declaración en la que señala que “no existe ningún estudio científico” que acredite algún resultado en estos tratamientos e hizo un llamado a quienes hayan asistido a denunciar a quienes lo imparten. La “Fundación Restauración”, la “ONG Isfem” y “Es Posible la Esperanza” son algunos de los centros que prometen la “conversión”.
Colegio de Sicólogos rechazó "terapias reparativas para curar la homosexualidad"