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segunda-feira, agosto 24, 2015

A visita de Conchita Wurst a Lisboa em fotos e vídeos
Durante este fim-de-semana a vencedora do festival da Eurovisão 2014 e autora do álbum "Conchita" está em Portugal. Vê aqui como foram as suas primeiras horas e os melhores momentos da primeira actuação no nosso país.

Pioneira em MT, ala LGBT completa quatro anos e detentos lembram agressões, exploração sexual e até jejum forçado
Os longos cabelos, a sombra e o delineador nos olhos, e a base nas unhas revelam uma conquista recente. As camisetas amarelas, feitas para uniformizar, já não conseguem forçar uma identidade errada: acinturadas e com gola mais baixa, marcam a feminilidade da vestimenta.

Lives transformed: do famous transgender people help the cause?
Have celebrities such as Caitlyn Jenner, Laverne Cox, Kellie Maloney and Andreja Pejic changed the experience of ordinary transgender people? Elizabeth Day reports

Transsexual Scots teen hopes new BBC TV show will give confidence to other youngsters
From an early age Bee Wallace felt like she was a girl trapped in a boy's body. Now 18 and comfortable in who she is, Bee is set to feature in a new BBC documentary which will be aired tonight.

Laura Jane Grace interview: Punk's transgender pioneer on her struggle for acceptance
It's not her furious sound or punk attitude that has brought Laura Jane Grace face-to-face with hostility. It’s simply that she is a woman. As she prepares to rock out at the Reading Festival, the singer tells Fiona Sturges about the struggles of transitioning from life as a man – and the courage given to her by a new set of fans

Charity race for children's hospice where runners dress in drag is 'a hate crime'
A transgender charity has reported the fun run to the police, saying "We do not need to give the bigots any more ammunition"
Trans-support group: Children’s Hospice run is ‘dehumanizing’

Thousands march in Glasgow’s 20th pride parade
Thousands turned out for Scotland’s biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) parade through Glasgow’s city center on Saturday. For the first time in the event’s history, the celebrations

Radio Manchester DJ Stephanie Hirst joins the Pride line up
The transgender DJ, who joined the BBC station a year ago, will broadcast live from the Manchester Pride Festival parade - the second time the event has been on the airwaves

Transgender, intersex people say they are ostracised from playing sport in Australia
Despite sport being an integral part of the cultural fabric of Australia, many transgender and intersex people say they have been ostracised by sporting communities.

Pretty Little Liars’ Transphobic Secret
Last week, makers of the teen drama/thriller/mystery series Pretty Little Liars revealed the identity of the show’s vicious villain, “A.”

NIH gets $5 million for trans youth study
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced, on Aug. 14, that it has awarded $5.7 million for a five-year study that will evaluate the long-term outcomes of medical treatment for transgender youth, the Windy City Times reports. Among the co-investigators in the study is Dr. Robert Garofalo, division chief of Adolescent Medicine at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University School of Medicine.

Study finds trans people postpone medical care
A study says that discrimination in accessing health care for transgender people can lead to postponement of needed care two to three times above normal, WGBH News reports.

Caitlyn Jenner Halloween Costume to Be Sold at Retail Chain
Spirit Halloween confirmed the company will be selling Cait costumes at their pop-up stores around the country this season.

DNA links suspect to 1990 homicide of transvestite prostitute
Twenty-five years after a transvestite prostitute was found shot to death in an Ontario field, detectives say they have matched scientific evidence recovered from the crime to an Orange County man already awaiting trial in another killing.~
DNA nabs murderer of Los Angeles-area trans woman killed in 1990

Fired funeral home worker may shape transgender rulings
A Detroit funeral home is headed to trial after firing a transgender employee in a case that has the potential to create a court precedent for federal officials to make sexual identity a protected status in employment discrimination law.

Rights of transgender youth, adults at heart of cutting-edge legal cases
From public schools to private enterprise, transgender men and women — and youth — are challenging old restrictions and forcing changes.

Transgender teen nominated for homecoming queen at metro high school
A high school Senior is making history, being the first transgender student to be nominated for Homecoming queen.

'We'll accept you for who you are': Elizabethtown College adds non-gender specific housing for students
Everyone wants to fit in.

Homeless Man Charged in Brutal Beating of Philadelphia Trans Woman
Philadelphia police have released a statement reporting that a 53-year-old trans woman was brutally attacked and hospitalised on the 18th of August and still remains in critical condition.