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quarta-feira, julho 29, 2015

Conchita Wurst estará em Lisboa
Conchita Wurst vai estar em Portugal em Agosto a convite do Trumps.

Tem-se noticiado que Júlia Pereira se encontrava num lugar elegível por Setúbal para deputada. É falso. Encontra-se e 8º lugar. O Bloco nunca elegeu mais de dois deputados por Setúbal, sendo que nas últimas eleições perdeu um dos deputados. Imaginar-se que vai recuperar 7 lugares nestas eleições e, no mínimo, naive.

Paranaguá mobilizada em defesa de travesti; personalidade local que foi agredida
A travesti e atriz Micheli Matuzzi, 38, ícone cultural da cidade de Paranaguá, desde os anos 90, quando passou a desfilar no Carnaval da cidade, foi brutalmente espancada na manhã desta segunda-feira, próximo ao terminal rodoviário e o estádio da cidade. De boa família e aceita pela alta sociedade de Paranaguá, ela é estrela do teatro local e a agressão mobilizou os fãs e amigos que pedem Justiça.

Catholic Church issues ban on transgender godparents
A bishop has determined that a 21-year-old trans man may not serve as a godparent of his nephew.
Spanish bishop: transgendered person may not serve as godparent

Dying wife inspired biker to have sex change
A biker barman has undergone a Caitlyn Jenner-style transformation after receiving the deathbed blessing of his wife.

Transphobia to be targeted as MPs review transgender equality
Discrimination and challenges faced by UK trans people to be investigated in areas including education, health and criminal justice

Swedish Facebook debut for gender neutral 'hen'
A new gender neutral pronoun sparked headlines in Sweden on Monday when it made its debut on social media as Scandinavia's biggest gay pride festival kicked off in Stockholm.

Dutee Chand wins landmark case against the IAAF
In a decision that will reverberate across international athletics, and the wider sporting landscape, the runner Dutee Chand has overturned the IAAF regulations governing female athletes competing in elite athletics, solely on the basis of arbitrary blood testosterone levels.
'Science has to Precede Policy, Not Other Way'
Champion Sprinter Wins Landmark Case To Let Her Compete As A Woman

Centre considers separate loos for transgender patients in hospitals
Hospitals may soon have to build separate toilets for transgender (TG) people and provide 'TG' as an option in their admission forms. The government is considering a proposal making it mandatory for hospitals to fulfill this provision, in line with the Supreme Court directive seeking separate toilets and special medical care for transgender population.

Making transgender transparent at Bendigo Writer’s Festival
One of Australia’s best known authors will be in Bendigo next week to put transgender issues on the agenda for regional areas.

Gloria Halvorsen finds happiness in life as a woman
Saint John resident spent 50 years as a male before deciding she 'couldn't live hiding anymore'
Saint John transgender woman fights to change birth certificate

Vancouver City Hall flies trans flag for first time to kick off Pride Week
While Abbotsford flew the Pride flag for the first (and possibly last) time and Surrey never flown it at all, the City of Vancouver marked another first today: flying the trans flag for the first time.
Pride and trans flags raised at Vancouver City Hall for Pride Week

Trans People Review And Analyze ‘I Am Cait’
ThinkProgress invited three trans people and one ally to watch the premiere of Caitlyn Jenner’s reality show ‘I Am Cait.’ We wanted to know what they thought of Jenner, her coming out process, and the first episode of the groundbreaking series. This is their review.

World record-holding bodybuilder comes out as transgender
'Being a total alpha male and transgender definitely makes me unique even in the transgender community'
The world record-holding bodybuilder who invented the ‘Kroc rows’ has comes out as transgender.
Janae Marie Kroc, 42, describes herself as a ‘transgender/genderfluid Alpha male/girly girl Lesbian in a male body’ on her Instagram account, where she has been posting selfies for more than a year.
World record powerlifter transitions to Janae Marie Kroc

Everything You Need to Know About the Debate Over Transgender People and Bathrooms
This is the latest civil rights fight over America's restrooms

DOJ Declines to Weigh in on Exclusion of Transgender People from ADA Protections
Yesterday in a Statement of Interest filed in the case Blatt v. Cabela’s Retail, the Department of Justice (DOJ) declined to weigh in on the constitutionality of an explicit transgender exclusion written into the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Today is the 25th anniversary of the passage of the ADA.
DOJ slammed for ducking on trans exclusion in ADA

Colorado transgender woman challenges Aetna's denial of coverage for surgery
Aetna's refusal to pay for gender reassignment surgery prescribed by doctor violates Colorado law, advocacy group says
TLDEF Challenges Discriminatory Health Insurance Coverage Denial

George County man accused in transgender teen's killing due in court Tuesday
A George County man accused in the murder of a transgender teen is due in George County Justice Court on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing in the case.
Josh Vallum, 28, of Odom Road, is held on a first-degree murder charge in the killing of 17-year-old Mercedes Williamson, a transgender teen from Theodore, Ala., whose birth name is Michael Christopher Wilkins.

Poet creates first class for transgender poetry
Trace Peterson, a poet at the forefront of the push for transgender representation in poetry, will soon pioneer what she says is the country’s first course in transgender poetry.

Texas Supreme Court to lesbian mayor: repeal transgender ordinance, or put it to vote
The highest court in Texas has guaranteed that a controversial "equal rights" ordinance, imposed by lesbian Houston Mayor Annise Parker, will be subject to a referendum by the city's residents, if not repealed entirely.

Gloucester County transgender student granted trial after hearing in Norfolk
A transgender Gloucester County teen who is challenging his school board over a restrictive bathroom policy will get his day in court.
Gloucester: Judge 'unlikely' to grant injunction in transgender student's lawsuit
Transgender teen’s fight to use boy’s restroom moves forward
Transgender boy barred from men's room testifies in sex discrimination case
Judge dismisses part of transgender teen’s lawsuit; has not ruled yet on motion for injunction
Part of lawsuit on school transgender bathroom policy tossed

Rio de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmates
When Estefanie Ferraz went to prison, she had been living as a woman for around a decade, had undergone more than half a dozen plastic surgeries including breast and cheek implants to enhance her feminine looks, and was saving up for a sex change operation.