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terça-feira, agosto 11, 2015

Transgender comedian Sarah Franken on performing her first show at the Edinburgh Fringe
It's the day before her show opens at Edinburgh and Sarah Franken is “nervous, terrified, consumed with doubt.” Nothing unusual there, but Franken is feeling extra pressure because this is her first Fringe performing as a woman.
Transgender comedian thrives on laughter to beat fear, abuse

The transgender presence at the Fringe is stronger than ever
The Fringe has stopped flirting with transgender, staging a raft of shows determined to challenge our notions of identity, writes Susan Mansfield

Transgender commits suicide
A 24-year-old transgender who was rebuked by his family and friends for his feminine traits, committed suicide on Saturday in the city.
M Kavikumar, a resident of Kurichi in Sundarapuram consumed cow dung powder after his family and a friend rebuked him for speaking in a feminine manner.

'She came from Daddy’s tummy’: Melbourne dad postponed his gender transition to have a baby
The “where did I come from” conversation can be complicated for any parent, but AJ Kearns’ children seem to get it.

APA adopts guidelines for working with transgender, gender nonconforming people
Psychologists who work with transgender or gender nonconforming people should seek to provide acceptance, support and understanding without making assumptions about their clients’ gender identities or gender expressions, according to practice guidelines adopted during the American Psychological Association’s 123rd Annual Convention.

How Dare They Do This Again: Stonewall Veteran Miss Major on the “Stonewall” Movie
Several months ago, we became aware of an upcoming film by out director Roland Emmerich about the legendary Stonewall Riots. Back then all we had was an IMDB page, but looking at it, we could see that there was a white, cis main character; Marsha P. Johnson as played by a male actor; and a complete lack of many of the legendary women of color who played integral roles including Sylvia Rivera, Stormé DeLarverie and Miss Major Griffen-Gracy. Then, last week, we finally saw a preview for it and all of our worst fears were realized. Here was our history, a history made real by Black and Brown trans women and lesbians, but it was a false, whitewashed and ciswashed version, a version that the establishment could find respectable enough to be a mainstream story. This was an insult.

Meet Blossom, an Incredible Trans Woman With a Message You Should Hear
This article is part of an on-going original series written by Caitlyn Jenner for WhoSay called "The Real Me," which explores issues and people in the LGBT community.

In a first, California agrees to pay for transgender inmate's sex reassignment
California is first in the nation to agree to pay for a transgender inmate's sex reassignment operation, but the state's settlement of a recent court case sidesteps the question of whether such surgery is a constitutional right.
A 22-year-old man was charged in an attack on Alderman David Moore of the 17th Ward.

Loved ones mourn Amber Monroe, the 12th trans woman of color killed this year
In the early hours of Saturday, Aug. 8, Amber Monroe of Detroit became the 12th transgender woman of color to be killed in 2015—and that number is a conservative estimate.
Transgender woman fatally shot in Detroit; motive unknown
Amber Monroe, a trans woman of color, shot to death in Detroit
Police Investigating After Transgender Woman Found Dead In Detroit

University of Montana works to meet needs of transgender students
Kristin Hoffman didn't think changing her name with the University of Montana would go quickly or smoothly.

Chris Christie Again Vetoes New Jersey Trans Birth Certificate Bill
Citing concerns about fraud, Christie vetoes a bill that would make it easier for transgender people to amend the gender their birth certificates.

City OKs transgender rights
While transgender individuals live with a variety of hardships, legal discrimination in the City of Troy will no longer be one of them.

Brashear transgender policy could serve as model for district
Devin Browne doesn’t believe in halfway.

Transgender group fighting for equality
In a time where same-sex marriage has been legalized and Caitlyn Jenner has come out as transgender, many people have their attention towards equality within the LGBTQ community. But people within the community never stop dreaming of the day they will have the same rights as everyone else.

Around Town: Pride Parade calls attention to rights of transsexuals
When ESPN sports writer Christina Kahrl came out as transgender in 2003, her mother told her she was going to have to leave sports.

Golpean a travesti hasta dejarlo inconsciente
La agresión sucedió en una parada de camión urbano ubicada en el cruce de las avenidas Arteaga y Juárez, en el centro de Monterrey.

Oficialismo descarta a candidatos de la diversidad para Asamblea Nacional
Rummie Quintero, una transgénero chavista que aspiraba ser candidata a la Asamblea Nacional por el Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (Psuv) y el Gran Polo Patriótico (GPP) no fue tomada en cuenta por los oficialistas a pesar de ser electa entre las bases del poder popular. Similar suerte tuvieron Leandro Viloria, activista de derechos LGBT y Luis Marchán.
La primera candidata transgénero formalizó su inscripción ante el CNE
Oposición postula a la primera candidata transexual para elecciones legislativas