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quinta-feira, agosto 13, 2015

Eddie Redmayne: An Education
Eddie Redmayne won an Oscar for his performance as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, but that may turn out to be a dress rehearsal for his biggest challenge yet — playing transgender pioneer Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl.
Eddie Redmayne salutes courage of Caitlyn Jenner ahead of transgender role

Apex court to hear appeal on transgender decision tomorrow
The Federal Court will hear tomorrow an appeal by the Negri Sembilan government and four others against a landmark decision by the Court of Appeal declaring invalid the state shariah enactment that criminalises cross-dressing by Muslim men.

This beautiful children’s book with a trans teddy is incredibly moving
A new children’s book is being produced, which explores issues faced by transgender people.

In the Turn: trans girl blossoms in roller-derby collective
Documentary on the Vagine Regime plays at Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Activists call for improvements to B.C. health care for trans people
At this year's Pride Week panel discussion at Vancouver City Hall, held on July 27, speakers focused on wide range of trans issues, from what progress has been made to what still needs to be done.

Meet Canada’s only transgender federal election candidate
Newfoundlander Jennifer McCreath, the only openly transgender federal election candidate in the country, has long been a trailblazer.

Interview: GLAAD talks to 'The Bold and the Beautiful' stars Karla Mosley and Jacob Young about trans storyline
The storyline of Maya Avant and Rick Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful continues this week as the couple prepares gets married!

Sister Monica's secret ministry to transgender people
Sister Monica lives alone in a small house at the edge of a Roman Catholic college run by a community of nuns.
She doesn’t want to reveal the name of the town where she lives, the name of her Catholic order or her real name.
Sister Monica lives in hiding, so that others may live in plain sight.

Mirror, Mirror: Philly-born transgender model is breaking down fashion barriers
Hari Nef's short black hair is styled into a wispy, hipster mullet. The 22-year-old cover girl is long, lanky, and downright hipless.

Former US Navy SEAL blasts Huckabee for being against trans people serving in military
Kristin Beck: 'I was the best of the best…I am twice the man that you could ever be!'

The Struggle to Change Your Gender While Keeping Your Job
Many of the 700,000 transgender people in the U.S. are forced to make careful calculations about what to say—and how to look—at work

The Challenge of Being Transgender in a Nursing Home
Many elder-care facilities are ill-equipped to deal with the needs of transgender seniors, who fear that a move to assisted living may leave them vulnerable to discrimination and harassment.

Psychotherapist warns Fox: Kids won’t know ‘what their gender is’ because of Target’s gender neutral toys
Psychotherapist Tom Kersting of A&E’s Surviving Marriage reality television series told Fox News on Tuesday that children would “question what their gender is.”

Greater Fort Lauderdale to host largest trans conference in US
This year's 25th Annual Southern Comfort Conference takes place from 29 September to 3 October

Loved ones believe victim was targeted for murder because she was transgender
After the recent shootings of two transgender women, Detroit Police Chief James Craig will join his department's LGBT Liaison Police Officer Danielle Woods on Wednesday at 6 PM for a LGBT community chat.

Vainieri Huttle: Christie Veto of Birth Certificate Bill Panders to the Right
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle released the following statement Monday on Gov. Christie’s veto of legislation she sponsored to make it easier for an individual undergoing gender reassignment to obtain an amended birth certificate:

Man charged with hate crime for assault of transgender woman
A man is charged with a hate crime for an assault of a transgender woman.
Police say the suspect, Dysheika McFadden, 21 attacked a woman named Nicole on Monroe Avenue.
Second man charged in transgender assault

State Blocks Some Transgender Health Care it Considers 'Cosmetic': Critics
A year after the state agreed to lift a ban on providing medically necessary gender-reassigning services to transgender New Yorkers through Medicaid, officials are still refusing to provide services by deeming some procedures merely cosmetic, critics say.

Mazzoni Center: Court Ruling on SEPTA Doesn’t Add Up
We’ve been carefully following Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court’s decision late last Friday that claimed that SEPTA did not have to follow Philadelphia city ordinances which prohibit discrimination against sexual orientation and gender identity. Yesterday afternoon, SEPTA issued their official statement on the matter, which claimed that:

Puerto Rico governor bans anti-transgender discrimination
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla on Monday issued two executive orders that extend rights to transgender people in the U.S. commonwealth.

WIN: Puerto Rico Orders Driver's License Modernization
Today, Puerto Rico Governor, Hon. Alejandro J. García Padilla, issued an Executive Order calling on the Secretary of Transportation and Public Works to implement an official gender marker change policy for driver’s licenses and state IDs issued by Puerto Rico. Under this order, the Department of Transportation and Public Works has three months to develop a gender marker change policy so that transgender individuals living in Puerto Rico can obtain identification that matches who they are.

BREAKING: Black Trans Woman Found Dead in Dallas is 13th Trans Person Murdered in 2015
A 22-year-old woman found dead last month in Dallas is the 13th transgender person murdered in the US this year, eclipsing the total from all of 2014.
On Monday, police identified the body of Shade Schuler, which they found July 29 in a vacant field just west of 5600 Riverside Drive, near the Medical District. Schuler’s body was badly decomposed, according to police, and it took them nearly two weeks to identify her.
22 Year Old Trans Woman Shade Schuler Murdered in Dallas

Blotter | Man charged with hate crime for attack on transgender woman in Cal Anderson Park
A 28-year-old man has been charged with a hate crime after he allegedly attacked a transgender woman in Cal Anderson Park last month. Peter Trovesi pleaded not guilty to malicious harassment and assault during his arraignment Monday. A trial has been scheduled to start August 24th.