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quarta-feira, setembro 23, 2015

Travesti é espancado após sair de festa em Canindé
A travesti conhecida como Nicoly Holiver, de 24 anos foi espancada na manhã de domingo, dia 20, após chegar de uma festa no Assentamento Canadá, no município de Canindé, distante 213 km de Aracaju.

Mulher transexual vence burocracia e adota novo gênero e nome no RG
"Agora posso voltar a estudar, sem o risco de sofrer bullying na hora da chamada", diz Cibelly, que retirou o novo documento no Poupatempo Sé

Lib Dems vote to tackle anti-trans and intersex discrimination
The Liberal Democrats have today voted to approve a policy motion supporting a number of measures aimed at tackling discrimination towards transgender and intersex people.

President A. Duda: Sign the Gender Accordance Act into law
On the 18th of September TGEU sent a letter to Polish President, Andrzej Duda, asking him to sign the Gender Accordance Act into law.

Serbian politicians must take the lead in Legal Gender Recognition debate
Transgender Europe (TGEU), present at the conference “Democracy for All: Political Participation of LGBTI Persons in the Western Balkans” [1] in Belgrade this week, took to the occasion to call on the Serbian government to make up for lost time and to imminently begin discussions with relevant stakeholders to introduce a Legal Gender Recognition[2] law based on self-determination of the individual which reflects the needs of the local trans community.

Georgian MP wants ‘sexual orientation’ deleted from anti-discrimination law
A conservative MP from the ruling Georgian Dream coalition wants to make changes to the anti-discrimination law passed by parliament last year which he himself voted for at every hearing.
Soso Jachvliani, an armwrestler, actor and film director, who has been a member of parliament since the 2012 election, submitted a draft bill which will mean removing the following words from the law: “sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.”

Dispatches: Thailand Acts to End LGBT Discrimination
Thailand has taken a big step in protecting transgender people from discrimination.

So fa’fa, so good
In an RSL in south western Sydney, Benedict Brook meets the contestants of a very different kind of beauty pageant and is introduced to a way of life that western culture struggles to define.

Peter Dutton succeeds in bid to strike out US transgender activist's court case
Activist Monica Jones, who had her visa cancelled in Sydney in 2014, accused the immigration department of sharing her case with TV show Border Security

Thunder Bay transgender teen wants others to know they're not alone
A high school student in Thunder Bay, Ont. says he's a lot happier since he came out as transgender

Edmonton Catholic Schools to meet with education minister over transgender student policy
Edmonton Catholic Schools will consult the Alberta education minister about a policy to support transgender students, board chairwoman Debbie Engel said Monday.
Catholic School Board Chair apologizes following emotional meeting over transgender policy
Edmonton Catholic school board defends actions with transgender student
Transgender girl supported despite lack of gender identity policy: Edmonton Catholic School Board
Mother of transgender student speaks about proposed policy with transgender washrooms

Transgender undergrads endure staggering amount of unwanted sexual contact
A quarter of women surveyed at more than two dozen universities say they experienced unwanted sexual contact sometime during college, according to a report released Monday.

Everyone, Including Caitlyn, Should be Able to Get Name/Gender Change Help!
According to news reports, Caitlyn Jenner filed paperwork last week with the California courts to change her legal name and gender. Once her court order is granted, Caitlyn will be able to update all of her identification documents to reflect her name and gender. Updating identity documents can be an important and affirming step for many transgender individuals, and we congratulate Caitlyn for making the changes that are right for her.

Transgender Woman Says She Was Delayed by TSA for Anatomical 'Anomaly'
A transgender woman says she was delayed at Orlando International Airport by TSA workers who thought her body parts didn't match her gender identity, NBC News reported.

Carmel council delays measure to ban discrimination on sexual orientation, gender identity
Officials in the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel have delayed action for at least two weeks on a proposal that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Evangelical transgender conference rejects notion that gender identity can change
The Association of Certified Biblical Counselors is planning what it calls evangelical Christians’ first-ever conference on transgender issues.

'Trans Maine' exhibit opens Thursday
The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine will present "Transgender Maine," an exhibit focusing on Maine people who identify as transgender, those who support and advocate for them, and the efforts in Maine to get equal rights and recognition for the needs and health of transgender people.

Name Change Project Launches in Michigan! September 24th Training & Reception
Please join Transgender Legal Defense & Fund and Dykema Gossett PLLC for a training for attorneys seeking to participate in the Name Change Project, which provides pro bono name change representation to low-income transgender community members in Michigan. The training will be followed by a cocktail reception with TLDEF Executive Director Michael Silverman.

Transgender Waitress Tells the Life-Changing Story Behind Her Viral Facebook Post
"This interaction was so out of the ordinary that I felt like I needed to run to the mountain top and shout it to the world."

Duke opens center for transgender adolescents
Facility is first of its kind in North Carolina
It offers team treatment of gender issues in children
One family says experience at Duke “changed our journey”

NSAA drafting policy on participation of transgender students in sports
The Nebraska State Activities Association, which governs high school sports, plans to draft a policy on participation of transgender students following a failed attempt two years ago.

Jersey City to expand health benefits for transgender workers
Jersey City is expanding the health care it offers city workers to include coverage for transgender medical care and related procedures, including gender reassignment surgery.

District to discuss transgender access
The school board will discuss the feasibility of giving a transgender student access to the male locker room and restrooms at Spring Creek Middle School.

Harlem Trans Dad Sues NYPD for Transphobic Mistreatment
Transphobia allegedly persists within the NYPD, as a black trans dad in Harlem sues the department for discrimination.

Ohio University Adopts Pronouns To Help Transgender Students
Ohio University is a mid-sized scenic campus on the edge of Hocking Hills. It prides itself on being progressive.

Ohio school district considers making all restrooms unisex in response to trans student controversy
A new development has been made in the case of an Ohio transgender student's bathroom choice.

ACLU and Mazzoni Center Join City in Filing Brief Against SEPTA
The American Civil Liberties Union and the Mazzoni Center joined the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations in filing a brief last Thursday to the State’s Supreme Court, asking to overturn the Commonwealth Court’s August 7 ruling in favor of SEPTA. That ruling indicated that SEPTA was not subject to Philadelphia’s city ordinance which bans discrimination against sexual orientation and gender identity.

New Kent school board heeds comments on restroom issue for transgenders
During most New Kent School Board work sessions, only a handful of people are in the audience to hear business conducted. But at Monday night’s meeting, a relocation change to address a growing issue not only drew the board’s largest audience at a work session, but also took into account recent situations regarding restroom options for transgender students.

Transgender person attacked on State Street
Police are treating incident as hate crime, suspect arrested Friday morning