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sábado, setembro 19, 2015

LUTO - Amigos de Washington da Costa (Waleska Rayala) prestam homenagens nas redes sociais
Depois da confirmação da morte de Washington Costa, conhecido como Waleska Rayala, os amigos iniciaram às homenagens ao jovem de 24 anos, que foi vítima de 27 cutiladas de facas, desferidas por um menor de 17 anos, no dia 02 de setembro, no bairro Independência. Washington se recupera do atentado, estava fazendo fisioterapia no hospital municipal, quando começou a perder a respiração, foi prestado os primeiros socorros, mas não resistiu.
Morre travesti que foi esfaqueado por adolescente
Cabeleireiro esfaqueado por adolescente em Pendências não resiste e morre em hospital da cidade
Pendências Presta suas Ultimas Homenagens ao Jovem Morto no Ultimo Sábado Washington da Costa Batista

One in four people have a transgender work colleague – rising to 50% in India
Survey reveals wide variation in global attitudes towards workplace diversity

'Improper' use of transgender photo by Italian political party
A student from Bristol is taking legal action after a picture of her friend was "misrepresented" by an Italian political party campaigning against transgender education in schools.

Bulgarian Petar Yankov sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder in France
Bulgarian Petar Yankov was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison by the criminal court in the Haute-Vienne department after being found guilty of the murder of Frenchman Laurent Mallet, who used the alias Mylène, France 3 reported.

Transgender girl's discrimination complaint moving forward
The family of Bella Burgos, a transgender girl who filed a discrimination complaint against the River East Transcona School Division, said they received word the file is moving to adjudication.

Edmonton priest tells transgendered girl’s mother to try discipline
Controversy at Edmonton Catholic School Board explodes over recordings, trustee who calls transgender a ‘mental disorder.’
Edmonton Catholic School Board trustee stands by his comments
Catholic parents find trustee's transgender comments 'offensive'

GLAAD chats with Trace Lysette, star of 'Transparent' and 'Blunt Talk'
Trace Lysette is an actress and advocate best known for her recurring role as 'Shea', the yoga teacher and friend to Maura Pfefferman on Amazon's critically acclaimed series Transparent. She can also be seen in a recurring role as 'Gisele' opposite Patrick Stewart in the Starz original comedy Blunt Talk. Trace began her career auditioning for cisgender (non-trans) roles and landed her first break in a guest spot as 'Lila' in the 14th season of Law & Order: SVU. After landing her role on Transparent, Trace decided to disclose that she is an out, proud, trans actress, as she continues to audition for both trans and non-trans roles. GLAAD sat down with Trace to talk about being an actress and a trans woman in Hollywood.

NEW POLL: Number of Americans who report knowing a transgender person doubles
Today, GLAAD released the findings of a new survey, conducted online by Harris Poll among over 2,000 U.S. adults age 18+, which shows that the number of Americans who report knowing or working with someone who is transgender has doubled in the past seven years – rising from 8% in 2008 to 16% today.

Why Transgender Women Chanted ‘We Are Not Gay Men!’ At An AIDS Conference
Last week, the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) was temporarily taken over by a group of #TransLivesMatter activists. Led by the fierce trans Latina activist Bamby Salcedo, the group held the stage for nearly 20 minutes to demand that transgender people receive the consideration they deserve in HIV policy and outreach.

Carmel council member tables sexual-orientation ordinance
A proposal to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity has been tabled by city officials in the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel.

At Manhattan Gathering, Transgender Kansans Seek To Make Their State More Hospitable
Dozens of transgender Kansans met at a church in Manhattan on Friday and Saturday, intent on ending discrimination in the state through education.

Transgender in Cincinnati: Big man on campus
Daniel Ginn found a welcoming environment at NKU as a student, as a leader, as a man

Transgender community pushes for equal access to public areas
A similar bill failed in the legislature last year

LGBT advocates want Charlotte council to revisit nondiscrimination measure
Boosted by the results from the Democratic primary Tuesday, some in the LGBT community said they would like the City Council to reconsider expanding the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance in early 2016.

Duke University hospital creates gender clinic
Duke Medicine has created a new Gender Clinic to offer a wide variety of services under one roof to children and teens dealing with gender issues.

Oregon lawmaker wants to bar transgender teenagers from sex reassignment surgery without parents' permission
An Oregon legislator wants lawmakers to bar 15-year-olds from using the Oregon Health Plan to pay for sex reassignment surgery.

City appeals SEPTA ruling
In a 35-page petition filed last week, the city asked the state Supreme Court to review a lower-court ruling exempting SEPTA from adherence to the city’s LGBT-inclusive antibias rules.

D.A. refuses to comply with Morris ruling
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office is appealing an order by the state Office of Open Records to provide certified copies of dispatch records pertaining to the Nizah Morris incident.

New city pool policy inclusive of transgenders
As manager of the city’s skating rinks and pool, James Dorney sees scores of people every day and gets numerous requests. It’s all part of the job.

Shocker: Texas Man Confesses to Killing Trans Woman But Only Gets Probation
As a Dallas man who confessed to killing his trans Latina partner walks away with only probation, relatives, friends, and allies question whether trans lives matter in Texas.