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sábado, setembro 26, 2015

Travesti denuncia pais por homofobia e grava vídeo mostrando lesões
Caso as denúncias se confirmem, pais podem responder por injúria.
Segundo a polícia, as agressões ocorreram na casa dos pais da travesti.

Assassin’s Creed adds first transgender character
The long-running game franchise will introduce a trans character as part of its next release, designers have announced.

College Tutors Trained on Trans* Issues for First Time
The training came as part of Trinity's new Gender Identity and Gender Expression Policy
College Receives Award for Gender Identity and Expression Policy

[New Zealand]
Girl Guides NZ accused of transphobia
The Wellington Young Feminists group is calling for Girl Guides NZ to hand over organisation of the upcoming Take Back the Night event following what they describe as a series of transphobic actions and a general lack of an inclusive policy.

Mural for murdered transgender women of colour vandalized in Ottawa's centretown
An Ottawa mural honouring murdered transgender women of colour was vandalized with threatening graffiti overnight.
The mural was made during Ottawa's Pride week on the corner of Bank and Somerset streets by a group including artist Kalkidan Assefa.
'Hate crime': Mural for slain, trans black women defaced
Police investigate vandalized mural honouring transgender women of colour

Neither male nor female - What it's like to identify as 'non-binary'
'It's kind of exhausting to try to constantly defend and explain and almost justify your existence'

Trans mom invited to speak at Leading Moms panel
‘There are many ways you can be a mom,’ says Morgane Oger

Act change ‘protects’ transgender people
Transgender people in Nova Scotia are now able to have the sex designation they prefer on their birth certificates.

Underwear for trans people: the torture of binding, tucking and packing is over
How new shapewear designs are helping transgender people avoid dangerous and painful tactics to create their desired body shape

Doors often closed to transgender tenants searching for housing
Any protection against discrimination is patchwork at best, underscoring need for federal bill

Pentagon swears in Amanda Simpson
The Pentagon on Sept. 18 officially swore in Amanda Simpson as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for operational energy.

Ashley Diamond, Transgender Inmate, Is Out of Prison but Far From Free
Right before her unexpected release from prison, Ashley Diamond, a nonviolent offender who had sued Georgia corrections officials for failing to provide her medical treatment and safekeeping, was locked down for 30 days in a windowless single cell. It was dimly lit and eerily silent, and reeked of excrement.

Judge issues landmark ruling in favor of trans inmate
An administrative judge has issued a landmark ruling in favor of a transgender woman who claimed guards at a Maryland prison taunted and humiliated her.

Funeral home not entitled to records of fired transgender worker
A Detroit funeral home that was sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for firing a transgender employee is not entitled to the trove of personal and medical information it requested about her sexual history and the status of her transition, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday.

Unique Partnership Offers Support for Legal Name Changes
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending discrimination against transgender people, is set to officially launch its Name Change Project in Michigan. The project will provide legal assistance for trans people who are seeking to change their legal name.

Transgender policy in Great Falls schools questioned
Great Falls Public Schools is drawing criticism for updating its board policy regarding non-discrimination to include transgender students, and a crowd is expected at Monday's school board meeting to debate the issue again.

The Transgender Family: Siblings share their struggles
The Campbell family flips through old photo albums containing all the indicators of a happy family of four.

Legislators Might Introduce Transgender Bathroom Bill Again Next Session
At an unusually packed Elko County School District board of trustees meeting Monday night, the board unanimously voted against allowing a transgender middle school student to use the bathroom of which they identify.

Mazzoni, ACLU back appeal in SEPTA case
Mazzoni Center and the ACLU of Pennsylvania are requesting permission to file a statement in favor of overturning a recent court ruling exempting SEPTA from adherence to the city’s antibias rules.

Houston Equal Rights Ordinance supporters release ad featuring clergy members
A group supporting the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance debuted its first television ad today, featuring prominent Houston pastors and their wives who support HERO.

DGLA responds to Kenney sentence after meeting with DA’s office
After meeting with representatives of Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance, DA Susan Hawk decided to add a transgender person to her office’s LGBT task force.

Rules in place for transgender students
New nondiscrimination guidelines relating to transgender students and those not conforming to gender role stereotypes is in place for the start of the 2015-16 academic year at the Monona Grove School District.

Inside Peru's first transgender wedding
PhD candidate from California, Justin Perez, reports from Tarapoto on the first transgender wedding in Peru.