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sábado, agosto 15, 2015

Júlia, os direitos trans e a vontade de fazer história
É candidata a deputada do Bloco de Esquerda por Setúbal. É transexual e os direitos trans são a sua prioridade. Diz-nos o que está mal no acesso à saúde, ao emprego, e na mentalidade das pessoas.

Trans woman cleared of ‘sleepwalking’ murder attempt
A trans police worker – who battered her brother over the head with an iron bar – has been cleared of attempted murder.
Helen Doe: ‘Sleepwalking’ transsexual Met police worker cleared of murder bid
Police worker accused of attempted murder 'was having an unconscious episode caused by depression drugs'

Transgender teen from South Molton and activist Kay Browning unite to raise awareness in town
A South Molton transgender teenager who suffered horrific bullying and abuse has teamed up with a prominent activist and awareness campaigner to host an event in his home town.

The Gay Pride festival in Uganda this weekend defied local law and taboo
Members of the Ugandan lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community celebrated their fourth annual Pride Uganda festival this weekend, defying strict laws criminalizing homosexuality with up to 14 years in jail.

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'Intersex is a hidden population'
A study which investigated attitudes of people in rural areas toward intersex people revealed a significant relationship between poor knowledge of what it was to be intersex, and having a negative attitude towards intersex people.

Welfare scheme for transgenders
An umbrella scheme for the welfare of transgenders is being formulated on the basis of recommendations made by an expert committee, central government has informed the Kerala high court.

Ruling on transgender may be overturned on technicality
The ruling which declared criminalising cross-dressing as unconstitutional may be overturned on a technicality, with the Negri Sembilan government arguing it was filed prematurely.

Transgender man finds acceptance in country South Australia
Deklan Schroeder believes he has found his calling as a direct care attendant at a Riverland nursing home. Caring for people feels right. Just as growing up a girl in the Southern Mallee town of Pinnaroo felt wrong.

What Is Facial Feminization Surgery? 3 Women Who Underwent The Procedure Share Their Stories
When Caitlyn Jenner came out as transgender in Vanity Fair last June, plenty of attention was paid to the way her body had transformed. But the most striking change, to most eyes? Her face. While the resemblance to the person formerly known as Bruce was clear, Caitlyn's face now possessed more typically feminine features. Caitlyn underwent numerous surgeries to achieve her new look, a process that's known in the plastic surgery biz as facial feminization surgery (FFS).

Caring for Our Transgender Troops — The Negligible Cost of Transition-Related Care
On July 13, 2015, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that the military anticipates lifting its ban on service by transgender persons, those whose gender identity does not match the sex that they were assigned at birth.
Transgender transition care will cost the military this much

Transgender College Students More Likely to Have Eating Disorders
A disproportionate number of college students with anorexia or bulimia are transgender. Gay, lesbian, and bi students also have higher rates than their straight classmates.

Military Says it is Committed to Fairness in Manning Case
The U.S. military said Thursday that it is committed to "a fair and equitable process" in the case of national security leaker Chelsea Manning and other prisoners accused of breaking rules at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth.

Transgender killings on the rise: ‘This is just so crazy’
2015 has been a year of milestones for transgender Americans, from the coming out of Caitlyn Jenner to the decision to allow trans men and women to openly serve in the military.

Another Way California Is Better Than New Jersey If You're Trans
While one governor laughed at how he made it harder to live openly as a trans person in his state, another put his pen to paper today to make life easier for transgender citizens.

LGBT Community Tells Detroit Police: #TransLivesMatter
At a meeting scheduled before the latest murder of a transgender woman, Detroit police pledged their commitment to the safety of LGBT people.

Ashton O’Hara, Black, Trans and Genderfluid, Has Been Murdered; I’m Running Out of Hope
Today Equality Michigan reported on the murder of Ashton O’Hara, a Black transgender and genderfluid person of color who was murdered in Detroit on July 14th. O’Hara’s murder makes him (he was using he/him pronouns at the time of his murder) the 14th confirmed murder of a trans person this year, and the 12th of a trans person of color. If we include Mya Hall, a black trans woman who was shot by NSA Security, each of those numbers goes up by one. We’re only eight months into the year and we’ve already seen more trans women murdered than all of last year.

Kalispell Schools include gender identity, sexual orientation in anti-discrimination policy
In preparation for the school year, a Kalispell school district has added gender identity, sexual orientation and gender expression to its anti-discrimination policy.

Transgender teen driven to suicide remembered with NCDOT sign
An "In Loving Memory" Adopt a Highway sign has been posted on the very road a Union County transgender teen committed suicide.

They/them/their: A story of transition in Portland's transgender community
Around the time that Leo Soell publicly came out as transgender, they were diagnosed with breast cancer and found treatment at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

Hearing delayed in murder of trans woman
A pre-trial conference scheduled this week for the man accused of stabbing a transgender woman to death this spring was delayed until next week.

LGBT advocates blast SEPTA ruling
LGBT advocates are blasting last week’s Commonwealth Court ruling that exempts SEPTA from Philadelphia’s antibias laws.

Gender Reassignment Surgery: Parents Sue Doctors For Making Their Intersex Child A Girl, Claiming Genital Mutilation
In a first of its kind lawsuit, Greenville, S.C., residents Pam and Mark Crawford are suing the doctors who gave their adopted son sex reassignment surgery while in foster care. MC, who had been deemed a female by doctors, had surgery at 16 months to “correct” his status as intersex (having both male and female genitalia), but is struggling with this assigned identity now at 10 years old. His parents are grieving that such a decision was made for him before he was able to make it himself.

STUDY: Houston Media Help Misrepresent Equal Rights Ordinance
Television news stations in Houston have misrepresented the city's Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which will be up for public repeal in November. Media outlets have uncritically parroted myths about the ordinance's protections for transgender people and failed to tell viewers that HERO prohibits discrimination on the basis of a wide range of characteristics, including sex, race, and religion.