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domingo, agosto 30, 2015

Homem é preso em Teresina suspeito de ter matado travesti Makelly Castro
Makelly foi morta em 2014 e suspeito preso nesta sexta (28) na Zona Norte.
Delegado contou que existem provas concretas contra o professor.
Professor universitário e jornalista é preso pelo assassinato da travesti Makelly

Parliament to review gender laws for trans children
A Parliamentary committee is to look at provisions for transgender children in the UK, it has been confirmed.

First transsexual church wedding in Denmark
A church in the Danish city of Ringsted, west of Copenhagen, will on Saturday host the first religious wedding of a transsexual couple in Denmark, public television channel DR reported on Friday.

List Intersex in Transgender Bill, Urges NGO
The non-inclusion of intersex persons in the Transgender Rights Bill, 2014, passed successfully in the Rajya Sabha recently is a cause for concern for gender rights activists.

Silas Howard, the first trans director of Transparent, on his experiences with the show
Plus, see exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the set.

Once a Pariah, Now a Judge: The Early Transgender Journey of Phyllis Frye
Nearly four decades before Caitlyn Jenner introduced herself to the world, Phyllis Randolph Frye came out as a transgender woman in a far less glamorous way. No Diane Sawyer, no Vanity Fair.

Is Agender Fashion a Trend, or a Movement?
The concept of agender fashion has recently gotten a lot of ink. But in a trend-driven industry, are issues of gender truly being addressed, or simply given lip service? Refinery29 hosted a discussion on this topic this week as part of its F*ck The Fashion Rules initiative. Moderated by writer Katherine Bernard, the panel consisted of model agent (and former model herself) Jenny Shimizu, Grace Dunham; Kristiina Wilson, photographer and EIC of You Do You, a genderless fashion site; Anita Dolce Vita, editor-in-chief of the site Dapper Q, and performance artist and community organizer Alok Vaid-Menon.

'George' Wants You To Know: She's Really Melissa
George is 10, loves to read and has a best friend named Kelly. Everyone thinks George is a boy, but she doesn't feel like one.

Survey: Majority of Americans Back Up Open Transgender Military Service
Today, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA), the nation’s largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) military families, responded to the results of a new national survey that show a majority of Americans support open service by transgender people in the U.S. military. The results were released by University of Illinois Springfield Survey Research Office and were part of a survey aimed at “gauging attitudes towards transgender inclusive policies in health and healthcare, K-12 education, U.S. military, and in prisons.”
Transgender soldiers may get time off to have sex-change operations after military ban dropped

“There Are No Human Rights Here”
“I have never been in jail before,” Natalia said, her voice trembling as tears fell slowly down the side of her face onto an orange jumpsuit. She explained that she had been raped by two men near the border in Tijuana only weeks before entering the United States to seek asylum. She had fled to the US after repeated sexual assaults in Mexico. She was being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Santa Ana City Jail in Southern California, in a segregated “housing pod” for gay men and transgender women.

Transgender Woman Barred From Tempe Mosque Unless She Dresses as a Man or Can "Prove" She's a Woman
Leaders of a Tempe mosque have decided that if congregant Sumayyah Dawud wants to continue attending prayers and other community functions at the Islamic Community Center, she must either dress and pray as a man or provide medical documentation that she is anatomically female.

Longmont police arrest transgender teen on suspicion of attempted murder, assault
A 16-year-old transgender boy faces possible attempted murder and assault charges after Longmont police say the teen crashed a sport utility vehicle into another car and tried to stab the occupants Friday morning.

Saco murder case highlights quandary of transgender inmates
With studies showing such inmates are more likely to become victims of sexual assaults, jail administrators are seeking the safest strategy for housing them.

Transgender student, volleyball program draw big crowd to Hillsboro R-3 board meeting
An overflow crowd apparently drawn by controversial topics led the Hillsboro R-3 Board of Education to move its monthly meeting Thursday night (Aug. 27) from the district LearningCenter to the nearby Hillsboro Intermediate School gymnasium.

Training focuses on treating transgender victims of sexual assault
Medical professionals attended a training this week on providing care to transgender victims of sexual assault.

Pro-HERO ad shuts down trans bathroom myth
Days after opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance began airing a disgusting transphobic spot, the coalition supporting HERO responded Friday with its own radio ad.