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sexta-feira, agosto 14, 2015

Júlia Mendes Pereira esteve na "Tarde é Sua" (com vídeo)
A candidata a deputada pelo o Bloco de Esquerda, pelo círculo eleitoral de Setúbal, e dirigente da associação API - Ação Pela Identidade, Júlia Mendes Pereira foi umas das convidadas de Fátima Lopes esta segunda-feira.

Health: HIV and trans women
The World Health Organisation has released a report offering guidance on HIV and other health issues for trans women, treating them as a separate group than ‘men who have sex with men’ for the first time.

Colunista dO Globo relata situação transfóbica que presenciou duas travestis passarem
Ser travesti no Brasil é lidar o tempo todo com a chacota, o preconceito e o estigma - muitas vezes naturalizado. E um relato do jornalista Anselmo Gois, na coluna Gente Boa, do jornal O Globo desta quinta-feira (13), é a prova disso.

Russian trans man fired from his medical teaching job and then attacked
Young man was fired from his job teaching young people first aid for being trans

Harassment over cross-dressing leads to landmark legal challenge
Repeated arrests and detention by religious authorities finally prompted three transgenders in Negri Sembilan to pick up courage and challenge a law that penalised Muslims for cross-dressing, a spokesperson for the marginalised group said.
Transgenders’ bid to challenge cross-dressing law improper and premature, apex court told
'Transgenders filed wrong legal action to challenge State Syariah Enactment'

Hundreds of Vietnamese trans people demand new identification
Nearly 600 transgender people in Vietnam have proposed having their names and identification papers changed.

Vancouver Queer Film Festival to explore non-binary, trans identities
It’s been 27 years now that the Vancouver Queer Film Festival has reflected the realities and evolving politics of LGBTQ peoples.

Trans homicides surpass total for 2014 as community warns of crisis
Shade Schuler, whose decomposing body was found in Dallas in July, was the 13th trans murder victim in the US this year

Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary for Expired Toothpaste and Reading The Advocate
Manning could face a maximum penalty of 'indefinite solitary confinement.
Chelsea Manning may face solitary confinement for having Jenner Vanity Fair issue
Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary Confinement for Having Caitlyn Jenner Magazine, Other Infractions
Lawyer: Chelsea Manning faces possible solitary confinement

Trans immigrants in custody are subject of U.S. House briefing
U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Arizona, hosted a briefing on transgender immigrants in custody Aug. 5 at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington D.C.

Transgender soldiers watch closely as Pentagon reviews ban on service
When Capt. Jennifer Peace looks in the mirror, she sees a woman who serves her country like more than 200,000 other women in the military.

Rush Limbaugh: Transgender People Are Mentally Ill
Limbaugh: Sex Reassignment Surgery For Transgender People Is "Treating Mental Illness With Mental Illness"

Advocates: Transgender care costs not a barrier to service
An analysis of the potential costs of providing health care for transgender troops' unique medical needs indicates that the figures are "too low" to play a major role in the policy debate underway as to whether these service members should be allowed to serve openly, according to a new article in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Should Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox be Allowed to Compete Versus Women?
When a relatively inexperienced MMA fighter gets mentioned on Joe Rogan’s podcast after only two fights, that’s a pretty big deal. The UFC color commentator is one of the most well-known figures in the sport, and an endorsement from Rogan can go a long way. But for female MMA fighter Fallon Fox, a mention on “The Joe Rogan Experience” set off a storm of hate and controversy that follows her to this day.

A Two-Wheeled Crusade Against Transphobia Hits the Road
Reports show that violence against transgender people is rising nationwide. But one Anchorage woman is trying to fight transphobia locally by raising awareness that they’re part of the community, too. Her plan involves a bike, flashy pink nails, and an achingly long ride.

Transgender inmate freed, heading off key court hearing
A transgender inmate was paroled Wednesday after 28 years in state prison, a day before a federal court was scheduled to hear the state’s appeal of a judge’s groundbreaking order allowing the inmate to undergo sex-reassignment surgery.

Young and transgender, their lives are nothing like Caitlyn's
It began at age 5 with a Barbie doll, a secret gift from a beloved grandfather. The boy named the doll Nicole, and wherever he went, Nicole, though hidden, was never far away.

Middle Georgia Cold Cases: Murder of the Transgender Traveler
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Perry office is still looking for a killer who brutally attacked a north Georgia man in Wilcox County.

West Michigan Activist To Begin Trans Advocacy Project
West Michigan activist and trans advocate Amy Hunter has joined the ACLU of Michigan and begun her work with the Trans Advocacy Project, or Advocacy University.

Saginaw Valley State University Adds Nondiscrimination Policy
Saginaw Valley State University has added gender identity protections and genetic information protections to the university's nondiscrimination policy.

Detroit police chief to address shootings of transgender people
Friends of Amber Monroe say they can't stop crying about her death.
Murder of transgender woman being investigated as a possible hate crime
NCAVP mourns the death of Amber Monroe, a Black transgender woman killed in Detroit, Michigan; the twelfth homicide of a transgender or gender non-conforming person that NCAVP has responded to in 2015

Transgender bill Christie vetoed went 'beyond the pale,' guv says
Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday defended his decision to veto a bill that would have made it easier for transgender New Jerseyans to amend their birth certificates, arguing some things "just go beyond the pale."
Chris Christie Laughs About Veto of Trans Birth Certificate Bill

National group offers help to area transgender athlete
New Mexico Athletic Association officials seem willing to listen, attorney with National Center of Lesbian Rights says

Man charged with hate crime pleads not guilty in court
The Rochester man charged with a hate crime and assault against a transgender person pleaded not guilty in city court.
Hate crime defendant arraigned

NCAVP mourns the death of Ms. Shade Schuler, a black transgender woman killed in Dallas, Texas; the thirteenth homicide of a transgender or gender non-conforming person that NCAVP has responded to in 2015
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) has learned of the homicide of Amber Monroe, a Black transgender woman who was found shot to death in Detroit, Michigan on Saturday, August 8th. According to local media reports, Amber Monroe, 20, was found shot and killed near 6 Mile and Woodward. At the time of this release, no additional information is known about motive.
Gender-Based Violence Against Trans Women Claims More Lives
Trans woman murdered in Dallas
Update: Dallas police ID transgender victim dumped in field, still need help finding killer

UHSAA committee adopts first policy governing participation of transgender athletes
The Utah High School Activities Association approved its first-ever policy regarding the participation of transgender student athletes in high school sports.

Comisión del Senado de Chile aprueba que menores transexuales puedan cambiar su nombre y sexo legales
La sesión de hoy no ha estado libre de polémica, ya que se ha impedido el acceso a movimientos sociales.