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quinta-feira, setembro 17, 2015

Travesti morre após suspeita de aplicação de silicone industrial em Teresina
A travesti Flávia Morais, também conhecida como Flávia Montalban, morreu nesta segunda-feira (14) em Teresina e a suspeita é de que tenha sofrido complicações após aplicação de silicone industrial. De acordo com amigos de Flávia, o uso do do material é bastante comum na capital piauiense.

Caminhoneiro e colega são presos suspeitos de matar travesti em Goiás
Eles confessaram ter matado o travesti a pedradas, em julho deste ano.
Segundo delegado, crime ocorreu após dupla fazer sexo com a vítima.
A Polícia Civil de Goiás apresentou nesta terça-feira (15) dois suspeitos de matar um travesti, em Goiânia. Lucas Ferreira, de 29 anos, e Dionata Guimarães, de 24, confessaram o crime. Conforme as investigações, a vítima, Allan José Calaça Júnior, de 27 anos, foi morta a pedradas depois de um desentendimento com um dos suspeitos.

'Part of me was in a box and shoved under the bed': Transgender Box Hill resident tells her story
A transgender resident of Box Hill has spoken about her experiences getting acceptance from others – and herself.

Health services are ‘failing’ transgender children, Parliament hears
Parliament has heard that the system for helping transgender youth is failing them, due to lengthy waiting times and restrictions on services.

What does it mean to be gender fluid? In short, you shouldn’t presume to know
It’s about owning your own identity.
Transgender tipping point: How Ireland is opening up to gender-fluidity

‘A great day for equality’
A transgender woman from Athy can finally get a birth certificate which reflects her preferred gender 18 years after first taking on the State.

France bleu: France puts Bulgarian on trial for the murder of transsexual French national
The Criminal Court of Vienne, France, initiated legal proceedings in the case of the transsexual French national Milen, whose death shocked the transsexual community in the southeastern French commune back in 2013, France bleu reported. Homicide charges were raised against a Bulgarian national who was intimately close to the victim.

Muscovite Bailed Out by Confusion Over Gender Identity
Police have released a transgender Muscovite detained for the possession of drugs because officers could not decide whether to place the suspect in a female or in a male prison, LifeNews reported.

[South Africa]
EWN Special Feature: SA & the transgender issue
Is South Africa accepting enough of transgender people and drag queens?

Beware of registration as eunuch with Nadra
A bureaucrat rang up a Nadra official saying: “I’m going to the court.”
Asked why, he replied: “It’s unspeakable.”
Upon insistence, the complainant, who had applied for a new CNIC, protested that he had been registered as a eunuch.

Government Plan for Transgenders on Cards
The Department of Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) has drafted a proposal for recognition of transgenders across the State and subsequently, enumerating them as third gender (TG).

Nepal lawmakers approve first LGBTI protections in new constitution
The Himalayan nation of Nepal becomes only the third country in the world to protect LGBTI rights in its constitution after South Africa and Fiji

Empower, Don't Pity, the Trans Sex Worker
It’s 8 p.m. in this popular beach resort, well-known for its nightlife. The flashes of electrifying neon signs stand out against the black sky, and the sounds of competing bar music make it impossible to decipher any lyrics.

Battered and bruised, award-winning transgender activist fears assault complaint may be ignored
Despite having won recognition for her work, transgender activist Nisha Ayub expressed fears today that the police would not take her seriously after she lodged a report over being slashed and beaten up in a purported hate crime last week.

Three men suspected of brutally murdering transsexual in Bekasi arrested by police
The Jakarta Police have arrested three young men, identified as A, S, N, for the brutal murder and robbery of a transexual in North Cikarang.

Ken Chan transforms into Destiny Rose in GMA’s new drama
GMA presents a game-changing character-driven story in “Destiny Rose.”

Success of Aussie at global third gender beauty pageant; dedicates her performance to trans* youth
Australia’s first-ever contestant at the Miss Fa’afafine international competition wows judges in Samoa.

[New Zealand]
Georgina Beyer tells her story on stage
The world's first transsexual member of parliament is one of 13 to lend her voice to a piece of queer theatre on stage at Bats Theatre this week.

N.B. schools taking steps to be more inclusive to transgender students
Schools in New Brunswick are taking steps to become more inclusive and accepting, specifically of those that identify as transgender.

Edmonton Catholic trustees delay vote on policy for transgender students
Edmonton Catholic Schools’ board of trustees moved on Tuesday to delay voting on a motion concerning policy for transgender students until their next October meeting, after several trustees raised questions about its purpose and development.
Transgender students have 'mental disorder,' Edmonton Catholic school trustee says
Infighting mars meeting on policies to protect transgendered students

Trans* Pride on the rise
Public awareness of gender non-conforming people has grown in recent months with transgender characters popping up in popular televisions series, increased news coverage of legal cases dealing with discrimination towards transgender people and, of course, celebrity Caitlyn Jenner’s public transition.

Caitlyn Jenner Voices Solid Support for Marriage Equality
'Everyone should be able to marry the person they love,' writes Jenner, who was criticized for seeming lukewarm on marriage equality.

Bathroom Discrimination at School: Kyle's Story
When he was a senior in high school, Kyle* was shocked to log on to Twitter one day and see a Tweet from a classmate, which read “Just saw a girl in the boys’ bathroom. #notacceptable #endtransgender.”

Elle Fanning’s Transgender Drama ‘About Ray’ Delayed
The Weinstein Co. has delayed Elle Fanning’s transgender drama “About Ray,” three days before its scheduled Sept. 18 release in the U.S.

Fox News Fail! Report Says Not 1 Transgender Guest in 9 Months of Trans Coverage
Research by Media Matters reveals that when the network that claims "we report, you decide," reported on transgender people, it ignored the voices of one key group: transgender people.
STUDY: Fox News Didn't Host A Single Transgender Guest Over Nine Months Of Coverage

Anchorage Assembly hears testimony on gay rights proposal
A public hearing on a proposed ordinance to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in Anchorage was stretching late into the night Tuesday.

Murdered Transgender Phoenix Woman May Have Been Victim of Hate Crime
After years of struggling with her gender identity, 35-year-old Kandis Capri, a transgender Phoenix woman, was finally getting her life together.

University of Miami sets gender-neutral space in Eaton, University Village
The University of Miami has specified its plan for the first gender-neutral housing options ever offered at the school.

Department of Corrections answers questions about transgender inmate
Georgia DOC replies to 11Alive's questions about transgender housing

Columbus To Vote Tonight On Protections For LGBT Community
Another Indiana city could approve civil rights protections for the LGBT community this evening.

Group advocates civil rights ordinance in Munster
A group of residents believe town officials should create a civil rights ordinance to address potential matters of discrimination, particularly those that may affect the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Transgender issues to be focus of conf. at SBTS
A "first-ever" conference by evangelicals on the subject of transgenderism will be held Oct. 5 at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

This Jewish summer camp welcomed a 12-year-old transgender camper
Jonah was always different from other boys. Jonah’s parents started seeing a difference in age three that made them think Jonah was gender non-conforming. By age five, Jonah was wearing girls clothes, played with toys typically geared towards girls, and had long hair. When Jonah told her parents she wanted to go by Hannah at eleven – it was hardly a surprise.

Momentum Builds for Transgender Bill on Beacon Hill
A public accommodation law with more teeth.

Lenox School Committee weighs policy to protect transgender students
The School Committee is considering whether to adopt a specific policy for the district that would extend and enhance existing state laws protecting students from harassment based on gender and sexual orientation.

Man charged in deadly supermarket attack indicted
Connor MacCalister indicted on murder charge

Trans Teen Elected Homecoming Queen in Missouri
Landon Patterson describes the moment she was crowned Homecoming Queen as a dream come true.

School board adds gender identity, expression to district policies
The Columbia Board of Education in a unanimous vote Monday approved adding gender identity and gender expression to district nondiscrimination and student discipline policies.
CPS adds gender identity to nondiscrimination policy

#SouthernStories: Nicole Modjeski talks transition, mental health, and life in Mississippi
GLAAD met Nicole Modjeski in Jackson, Mississippi during GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Tour. Nicole, a trans woman living in the Magnolia State, was attending GLAAD's screening and panel discussion of the documentary, L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin. Nicole told us a powerful story about her transition, coming out to her family in Missisippi, and the impact that Caitlyn Jenner had on Nicole's family. Transgender people already faces a high rate of discomfort in America, with 59% of non-LGBT people stating they would feel uncomfortable were they to learn their child was dating a transgender person according to a GLAAD-commission Harris Poll. This rate of discomfort is even higher in the South, at 61%. We followed up with Nicole via a written interview to learn more about her journey toward living the life she loves in Mississippi. This is her story.

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Bozeman non-discrimination rule
A state judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging whether Bozeman city commissioners had the authority to enact an ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Lawyer withdraws from transgender inmate lawsuit
The lawyer for a transgender woman from Portsmouth — who is suing the county for alleged injuries due to her classification as a man in the county jail — has withdrawn claiming "irreconcilable differences."

Transgender issues aired at Starpoint
The Starpoint Board of Education gave a first reading Monday to a new policy that would allow students with male genitals to use the girls’ locker rooms and restrooms, and vice versa, if they consistently assert a different gender identity.
Starpoint Central Schools Looks to Adopt Policy for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students

Community discusses gender identity policy
Board states it is following the law in gender identity and restroom policies

Trial date postponed for man charged in transgender woman's murder
Jury selection has been postponed and a trial date continued in the trial for a man charged with the murder of a transgender woman.

Local volunteers needed for HERO phone bank
To guarantee the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance’s passage on Nov. 3, proponents of the nondiscrimination ordinance need your help.

Dems announce transgender-inclusive language
Vermont Democratic Party leaders have changed the language of their bylaws to accommodate transgender people.

Council member plans LGBT ordinance
Annette Williams plans to introduce anti-discrimination protections by Thanksgiving.

Many parents critical of proposed transgender policy
After multiple parents raised concerns about a proposed policy centered around transgender and non-gender-conforming students, the Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education opted Wednesday night to create an ad hoc committee to study the matter further.