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quinta-feira, junho 25, 2015

David Bowie's transgender muse Romy Haag
Glamorous Romy Haag is one of the most famous transgender women in Europe and a cabaret performer of some renown. She is also well-known as a former lover and muse of David Bowie during his Berlin years (and indeed was the apparent reason for his move to the city in 1976). Her influence on his work is clearly evident in the “Boys Keep Swinging” video, where Bowie appears in triplicate as a chorus of drag queens.

Justiça manda soltar PMs envolvidos em morte de jovem travesti em SP
Os dois PMs ganharam liberdade provisória e fiança de um salário mínimo.
Eles são investigados por suspeita de matar travesti na noite de sábado.

Syrian trans refugee Mişa: Trans Guesthouse become a home for me
Discussions on trans refugees were held as part of the trans pride week. Mişa, a Syrian trans refugee woman, lamented “I imagined that I would be happy in Istanbul. Apparently, I was wrong.”

India's Third Gender
India, along with a host of other South Asian nations, is home to a group of transgender people called "hijras," who have long served as culturally significant ritual performers.

Accused in Sudbury sex case strikes deal
A transgendered man headed to a trial for sexually assaulting a boy in Greater Sudbury has pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of assault.

Ontario transgender woman fighting for surgery coverage
When it comes to her physical recovery, Bobbie Pearson is doing well.

Daughter of transgender father recalls trauma
A man is a man and a woman is a woman no matter what others say. So says a woman impacted by transgenderism in her family.

Another transgender veteran lost to suicide
The transgender military community has been rocked this morning upon learning of the suicide of a transgender veteran, Jess Shipps. The Military Freedom Coalition reports that from what has been known so far, certain people received a goodbye letter from Shipps this morning – including a member of that organization.

OPM bans trans exclusion in federal health plans
In a move that builds off a policy change made one year ago, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced Tuesday that federal health plans cannot have blanket prohibitions on transition-related care for federal employees.
Feds Order Federal Employee Health Plans To Cover Transgender Health Services

Trans Woman Interrupts Obama At Pride Reception, Calls For End To LGBT Immigrant Detention
Jennicet Gutiérrez, who works with LGBT advocacy organizations, called on Obama to stop the torture and abuse of trans women in detention. The president responded by saying, “Listen, you’re in my house.”
Undocumented Transgender Woman Who Interrupted President at White House Pride Event Calls to End Deportation
Obama's Trans Heckler: 'I Just Had to Send a Message'

Coalition Prepared to Fight Ballot Initiative Targeting Transgender Californians
A coalition of leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and allied organizations has formed to battle a proposed ballot initiative targeting California’s transgender community.

Authorities investigating if transgender teen's killing in George County is hate crime
Officials are looking into whether the slaying of a transgender teen in George County earlier this month is a hate crime.

Westchester to pay $65K to transgender inmate
The inmate allegedly was the victim of a sexual assault while being held in the county jail

After Hearing and Quick Vote, Stonewall Now Has City Landmark Status, Protection
The Landmarks Preservation Commission heard testimony June 23 on whether to designate the adjoining sites of the original Stonewall Inn, which launched the Rebellion sparking the modern LGBT rights movement, as an official city landmark. It then took the unprecedented step of immediately moving to a vote. The Commission’s affirmative tally represented the first time a site had been landmarked specifically for its role in LGBT history and came just in time for the 46th anniversary of the Rebellion that will be commemorated by the Pride March on Sunday, June 28, the actual anniversary.
New York City grants landmark status to Stonewall Inn

Transgender woman upset after being kicked out of shelter
A transgender woman says she was discriminated against by a local homeless shelter.

Man held for trial in death of transgender woman
A 31-year-old man will face trial in the brutal stabbing last month of a transgender woman, London Kiki Chanel.