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quinta-feira, julho 23, 2015

Oltra manifiesta la "condena firme" del Consell al asesinato de una mujer transexual en Alicante
La consellera de Igualdad ha enfatizado que para el gobierno autonómico es "una prioridad" trabajar en la lucha contra los crímenes de odio "especialmente desde la prevención y la atención a las víctimas"

Michelle Visage slams ‘bulls**t’ decision to ban drag performers from pride
RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Michelle Visage has hit out at a decision to ban drag queens from performing at a Pride event in Scotland.
Pride event in Glasgow is now welcoming trans, but not cis, drag queens
“Ridiculous”: World lambasts Pride event’s decision to ban drag queens

Rape and Police Violence Carried to Parliament with Tanal’s Parliamentary Question
Mahmut Tanal, the Republican People’s Party’s member of parliament from Istanbul, submits question to Minister of Interior Sebahattin Öztürk about the experiences of trans activist Kemal Ördek.

Govt worried transgenders bill could lead to scrap of Section 377
The Centre is worried that the private members' bill on transgender rights could provide a strong opening for decriminalization of homosexuality which the ruling BJP is opposed to.

Transgender children: what’s behind the spike in numbers?
Oliver Geoghegan sips hot chocolate as he strives to explain the confounding question of his gender.

[New Zealand]
Agender backs gender neutral fitting rooms
Agender is expressing support for Farmers’ move to gender neutral fitting rooms.
Fitting Rooms Are About Safety, Not Gender Politics

All-Transgender Modeling Agency is Set to Launch
Apple Model Management L.A. is ready to trans-form the modeling industry as the world’s first agency to represent all-transgender models.

Jim Inhofe: Where will transgender troops go to the bathroom?
Sen. Jim Inhofe, a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, opposes the plan announced last week by the Pentagon to allow transgender troops to serve in the military, saying “it wouldn’t work.”

Trans Students Meet with Ed Secretary, Call for Stronger Guidance for Schools
Last month, transgender and gender non-confirming students were invited to a student roundtable with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) applauds Secretary Duncan’s commitment to hearing the voices of transgender youth. NCTE Board member Bryce Celotto and NCTE intern Romeo Jackson were among the students participating.

OSHA announces new guidelines for transgender restrooms
The National Center for Transgender Equality requested OSHA to develop a guide to protect restroom access for transgender employees.

Tampa, Fla. Sees Tenth Trans Woman Murdered in U.S. in 2015
India Clarke, 25, was found beaten to death in a Tampa park. Police are searching for leads for an unknown suspect.
Transgendered person found murdered in Tampa
Another Black Trans Woman Killed In Florida
Transgender woman found dead at University Area Community Center
Man dressed as woman found dead in Tampa park
Body found near University Community Center
Family pleads for help in Tampa center murder

Black Transgender Woman Profiled While On Vacation, Now Stuck In Iowa Jail
Meagan Taylor, a 22-year-old transgender woman of color, has been sitting in an isolated Iowa jail since last Monday simply because she was profiled for her identity.

Trans Politician Kristin Beck on Caitlyn Jenner, the Pentagon, Chelsea Manning & Running for Congress
The retired Navy SEAL and transgender advocate spoke to Katie Couric about recent advancements for trans people

City could amend code to prevent discrimination
The city could vote to spend $100,000 to put in place measures to prevent discrimination toward people who identify as transgender.

New York Responds to Critics, Issues Statewide Guidelines for Trans Student Inclusion
Groups that have championed the cause of LGBT students say the new guidelines go a long way toward protecting vulnerable children.

N.Y. Gay Bar Accused of Discriminating Against Trans Woman Over Bathroom Use
Billie Matthews says it was particularly disheartening to face alleged bias in an LGBT space, and was joined Monday by protesters calling for a boycott.
Allentown bar accused of discriminating against transgender patron

Chattanooga nondiscrimination ordinance clears final hurdle and challenge
Before a full room, and a row of people holding signs that said "protect our privacy" and "political correctness gone amuck," Chattanooga's nondiscrimination ordinance cleared its last hurdle and challenge Tuesday.

Ben Hall Signed Dave Wilson's Trans-Phobic Petition to Amend City Charter
Houston Community College Trustee and ardent anti-LGBT rights activist Dave Wilson is at it again.