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sexta-feira, julho 03, 2015

Travesti é esfaqueada e denuncia ter sido vítima de transfobia em Teresina
A delegacia de Proteção aos Direitos Humanos e de Repressão às Condutas Discriminatórias está investigando um caso de transfobia que teria acontecido no centro de Teresina na ultima sexta-feira (26). A vítima participou hoje de evento na escola Maria do Carmo Reverdosa da Cruz, no bairro Dirceu, zona Sudeste de Teresina e relatou seu caso.

Depois do arco-íris, bandeira da comunidade trans promete viralizar nesta sexta
Se na última sexta-feira (26) a bandeira do arco-íris viralizou no Facebook, nesta sexta-feira (3) é a vez de outra bandeira ocupar espaço nas redes sociais e falar sobre um assunto importante: a comunidade de travestis, mulheres transexuais, homens trans e outras transgeneridades.

Aim & fired: Sex-swap marksman banned from women's Olympics team
A Gulf War veteran who wants to claim the first transsexual Olympic gold has blasted a ban on her competing.

Transgender woman who fired gun at a car because she was tired of waiting for NHS sex change is spared jail because male prison would be 'difficult' for her
Susan Bond has been waiting for NHS sex change for two-and-half years
She has been dressing and living as woman in preparation for transition
But she often suffers 'difficulty' while on nights out, Doncaster court heard
Bond admitted firing a BB gun at a parked van and smashing the window in frustration over the length of time she has waited for the operation

What Happens at India’s Transgender Convention
With a shimmer on her black painted nails and heavy makeup that belied her husky voice, Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, called upon a convention of transgender people in Delhi this week to continue their fight for equal rights in India.

[New Zealand]
Details of trans discrimination in NZ revealed
In the last five years 16 complaints have been made to the Human Rights Commission about discrimination against transgender people in New Zealand.

Mark Zuckerberg: Transgender people shouldn’t be banned for using their names on Facebook~
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has claimed there is “confusion” about his website’s ‘real name’ policy – which has been used to ban drag artists and transgender people.

Feds Boost Trans Rights in Immigration Lockups
Updated guidelines released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement demand that officials ask transgender detainees whether they would feel safer being held with men or women.
ICE issues new guidelines for trans people

SF party overlaps with Trans March
Joy erupted on the streets of the Castro district and, earlier, outside San Francisco City Hall June 26 as people celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.
The 5-4 decision by Justice Anthony Kennedy effectively throws out marriage bans that had remained in 13 states.
Day of Decision parties took place throughout the country, including the Castro, where thousands of people partied in the streets. The celebration overlapped with the annual Trans March.

New Orleans Man Who Kidnapped Trans Woman Granted 'Rare' Minimum Sentence
After assault and attempted rape charges were dropped, a judge chose to be unusually lenient, citing the attacker's age.
Metairie man sentenced to 10 years after abduction, robbery of transgender woman

Transgender Patients Create Their Own Networks Of ‘Safe’ Providers
A nurse looked at the couple: a man of medium height with a large belly and a tall, thin woman. The nurse handed the woman a small paper cup and asked for a urine sample.

Transgender girl exposes harassment in school
NYCLU calls for Trans protection in NYS schools

TLDEF Applauds New York on Continued Efforts to Improve Transgender Health Care
State Clarifies Medicaid Coverage to Ensure that Medically Necessary Procedures Affecting Appearance are Covered

Transgender woman sues Snyder County, alleging abuse in jail
Snyder County faces a federal lawsuit over conditions at its prison. A transgender woman alleges she was thrown in solitary confinement with no explanation.

Arlington School Board expands protections for transgender people
The Arlington School Board voted Wednesday to protect transgender employees and job seekers from discrimination, following in the footsteps of nearby Fairfax County schools, where the move stirred noisy controversy.

Justice Dept. sides with transgender student, says bathroom policy is illegal
The U.S. Justice Department has sided with a transgender teenager who alleges that a Virginia school board’s restroom policy is discriminatory.
Gloucester County Attorney says school transgender restroom policy does not violate Title IX
DOJ: Va. school policy violates Title IX

Girl Scouts Return Anti-Transgender Money
A Girl Scouts chapter in Washington has raised more than a quarter million dollars after returning a $100,000 donation that was conditioned on not allowing transgender scouts.

Trans no aceptan invitación para encuentro con el papa
La asociación Panambi, que nuclea a travestis, transexuales y transgénero, decidió no participar del encuentro con el papa Francisco en el estadio “León Condou”, el día sábado.