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sábado, agosto 08, 2015

Júlia Pereira. “Já me foram recusados trabalhos por ser transexual”
Aos 25 anos, pode vir fazer história em Portugal. Caso seja eleita, vai ser a primeira deputada transexual no parlamento.

La Iglesia rectifica y permite a un transexual ser padrino de bautizo
El chico fue rechazado por tener un estilo de vida incongruente con el sacramento
Report: Spanish bishop changes mind, permits transgendered person to be godparent

Polish Senate Passes the Gender Accordance Act with Unnecessary Amendments
Friday, August 7 marked the day the Polish Senate passed the gender recognition legislation, changing its na,e to “Gener Marker Change Act”. It is a great victory for trans people in Poland who were waiting too long for new regulations that will finally end the need to sue their parents in court as part of the legal gender recognition process. The Act was, however, passed with an amendment, which clearly shows that the Senate is not ready to realize that trans people and their families deserve their autonomy, intimacy and dignity to be respected.
Transgender Europe acknowledges first Polish Gender Recognition Law

Nepal issues 3rd gender PP
Passport Dept awaits applicant to collect machine readable passport
Passports for third gender

Australian Story: Dad postponed gender transition to give birth
It’s interesting to see such a wide variety of documentaries about transgender people on our screens at the moment. Here’s a local story that’s unique and fascinating.

52 Tuesdays review – a compassionate and ingenious look at transgenderism
It’s occasionally on the nose, but this Australian drama’s fearlessness is impressive

Transgender singer breaking new ground on First Nations
Aalayna Spence says at first organizing committees didn't know which gender category she should compete in

Carp family leads the way in transgender rights
‘I’d just like to convey to the community that we are grateful we weren’t shunned’

Upcoming web series, 'HerStory,' focuses on trans and queer women's dating lives
An upcoming scripted dramatic web series, HerStory, will focus on the dating lives of trans and queer women characters in Los Angeles. Co-written by Jen Richards and Laura Zak, and directed by Sydney Freeland (Drunktown's Finest), the plot of HerStory centers on the stories of two trans women played who, after giving up on love, have chance encounters that start to shift their perspectives. Richards and trans entrepreneur Angelica Ross star in the leading roles. The series is being produced by Katherine Fisher from Speed of Joy Productions, and executive produced by The Vagina Monologues playwright Eve Ensler.

Why ‘I Am Cait’ is an unwatchable mess
Barely two weeks since its debut, E!’s “I Am Cait” is already in serious trouble.
While tabloid interest in and social media chatter about Caitlyn Jenner may remain strong, actual viewer numbers are down — way down! — suggesting that TV’s great transgender hope might actually be a dud on arrival.

Roland Emmerich Responds to Stonewall Critics
Some who've seen the trailer say the film discounts the contributions of trans people and racial minorities; Emmerich says it does not.

FRC Spox: Parents Must Stop Kids From Seeing TV Shows Featuring Trans People
The far-right outlet WorldNetDaily is outraged that “three new cable television shows portraying transgenders in a positive light debuted this summer,” and its reporter Greg Corombos asked the Family Research Council’s Peter Sprigg yesterday what parents should do about it.

Scott Walker 'Wouldn't Change' Military's Transgender Ban
In an interview with Newsmax TV that was posted online yesterday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said that he “wouldn’t change” the military’s prohibition on transgender people serving openly, as the Pentagon is preparing to do.
Huckabee decries the 'social experiment' of transgender troops

Governor Weighs Parole for Transgender California Inmate
Gov. Jerry Brown is weighing whether to grant parole for a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for a prisoner's sex reassignment surgery.

Transgender Georgia inmate says warden leaked information to inmates
Attorneys for transgender Georgia inmate Ashley Diamond say that she is receiving threatening letters from fellow inmates and that prison administrators are the cause.

Baltimore police announce charges in fatal stabbing of transgender woman
Baltimore police announced Thursday that charges have been filed in two 2014 homicides, including the fatal stabbing of Mia Henderson, a transgender woman who was the sibling of professional basketball player Reggie Bullock.
Suspect arrested for death of Reggie Bullock’s transgendered sibling

Transgender Pride In The Park Will Feature Founders' Wedding Reception
Transgender Michigan will host the 2015 celebration of Transgender Pride in the Park at noon on Aug. 8 in Ferndale's Donald Red Geary Park.

Understanding the transgender community
Caitlyn Jenner’s transition has had many people talking about what it means to be transgender.

Raleigh transgender woman shares her challenging experience of coming out
Devin Lentz was starting to imagine how her funeral would play out, and she became angry and distraught about what she saw.

Hundreds rally for transgender rights
Monroe Avenue in Rochester was a sea of people Thursday, as hundreds gathered, rallying for transgender rights.
Protesters rally for change in hate crime legislation

NY State Codifies Fair Treatment for Trans Students
Transgender students are entitled to respect for their preferred names and pronouns, confidentiality, and access to restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity under a new guidance issued by the New York State Education Department.

Ali Forney Expands Services for Trans Clients
A leading group that serves homeless LGBT youth has begun providing hormone therapy for its transgender clients at its West 125th Street drop in center.

When transgender employee came out, Symantec had to adapt, too
Meetings at Symantec's Springfield campus tend to revolve around technical issues, so when Cass Averill asked his boss for a sit down six years ago, the manager assumed they'd be talking about systems or software.