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quinta-feira, julho 02, 2015

Travesti é assassinado com tiros nas costas na estrada dos Franceses
A Delegacia de Homicídios e Sequestros, da Polícia Civil, ainda não tem maiores informações sobre a motivação do assassinato de um homem, ocorrido nesta madrugada na avenida Desembargador João Machado, no bairro Flores, zona Centro-Oeste de Manaus.

Perseguida por seis, travesti de 27 anos é assassinada a tiros na Bahia
A travesti Bruna Mendes de Jesus, de 27 anos, foi assassinada a tiros na noite de segunda-feira (29) em um bar de Itapebi, município do Estado da Bahia.

Transexual que encenou crucificação em SP processa Feliciano por dano moral
A atriz e modelo transexual Viviany Beleboni entrou com um processo de indenização por dano moral contra o deputado federal e pastor Marco Feliciano (PSC-SP). Viviany foi criticada por Feliciano na Câmara dos Deputados após encenar a própria crucificação durante a 19ª Parada do Orgulho LGBT (Lésbicas, Gays, Bissexuais, Travestis e Transexuais) de São Paulo, no dia 7 de junho.

Trans radio host Stephanie Hirst set to return to airwaves
Popular radio host Stephanie Hirst, who quit her show after announcing her transition to female, is set to make a return to the airwaves.

Trans woman brutally attacked by mob in Morocco
Video has emerged of what appears to be a trans woman being attacked
Travesti sofre tentativa de linchamento no Marrocos
Morocco Police arrest two over mob beating of trans woman in Fez

Transgenders may soon be able to choose their gender
Transgenders may soon be able to choose their gender and undergo surgery to make the transition, courtesy the government.

Two Charged With Sydney Bashing Of Trans* Woman
Arrests in Sydney’s Inner West follow alleged transphobic incident in the heart of city’s LGBTI community and continuing protests outside pub where bashing took place.

[New Zealand]
Council calls for intersex Census option
The Dunedin City Council will ask the Government to add intersex as an option in the next Census.

[New Zealand]
Report "pure hate" - trans woman hits back
A transgender Auckland woman is questioning why her story was included in a report from an anti-lgbti group which is trying to "warn" schools and parents about growing acceptance and respect for diverse gender identities.

[New Zealand]
This trans woman overheard a shopkeeper call her ‘half man, half woman’
A trans woman in New Zealand has spoken of being called “half man, half woman” when using a changing room in a clothing store.

President Obama honors the positive side of transgender activism at White House LGBT Pride Celebration
The reporting about the White House Pride Reception hosted by President Obama primarily centered upon a persistent heckler berating the president on the treatment of LGBT and transgender immigrants, particularly those being detained in government facilities. The heckler was later identified as Jennicet Gutiérrez, an undocumented transgender woman. Ironically, the very treatment that Gutiérrez was protesting was effectively addressed by the Obama administration one business day later. Not in response to Gutiérrez’s actions but because of the Obama administration’s unwavering focus on LGBT equality.

John Oliver Explains Why The Genitalia Of Transgender People Are ‘None Of Your F*cking Business’
After opening Last Week Tonight‘s long segment with clips of media personalities asking members of the transgender community about their genitalia, host John Oliver does what any normal human being would: He expresses extreme discomfort. Not with the fact that these people are transgender, but with the horribly insensitive questions they’re repeatedly being asked.

Meet the 11 transgender stars of Miley's Instagram campaign
For the past two weeks, all 23.3 million of Miley Cyrus’ Instagram followers have seen her use this social media platform as a way to highlight transgender and gender expansive people through her #InstaPride campaign.

New Guide: Updating Name, Gender in Arkansas
The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is thrilled to announce the completion of a name and gender change guide for the State of Arkansas.

Second Calif. Trans Prisoner May Receive Option of Gender-Affirming Surgery
An appeals court found it 'plausible' that a prison denying Mia Rosati surgery violated her right to equal protection.'

Connecticut Makes Changing Birth Certificates Easier for Trans Folks
Connecticut becomes the eighth U.S. state to make it easier for transgender citizens to obtain documents that reflect their authentic gender.

Chorus Helps Trans Men And Women Find Their Voice
A new chorus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is helping transgender men and women find their voices – and community. The Butterfly Music Transgender Chorus was founded by Sandi Hammond, a singer and vocal teacher, who wanted to help trans men and women learn to use their changing voices in a safe space.

Local transgender woman featured in CDC campaign
Jennifer Barge says she is living her truth. In a public service announcement for the Centers for Disease Control released in June, the Asheville resident talked about being transgender and HIV positive.

DOJ: Gloucester transgender student's lawsuit has merit under Title IX
The lawsuit filed by a 16-year-old transgender student over Gloucester County's school restroom policy has merit under federal law, according to court documents filed by the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday.
Department of Justice: Title IX Protects Trans Students From Discrimination
Justice Dept. Backs Transgender Boy In Lawsuit Against School District
Department of Justice files statement in Gloucester transgender case

APS to Consider Adding Gender Identity to Nondiscrimination Policy
The Arlington School Board will consider a proposal to add gender identity and expression to its nondiscrimination policy for teachers and other employees, has learned.

Transgender community rallies behind Magnolia resident
The Seattle Office for Civil Rights is investigating a claim by a transgender woman from Magnolia who says she was voice-profiled and denied access to her own bank account.