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quinta-feira, outubro 08, 2015

Acusado de matar travesti vai a júri
Foi marcado para hoje, às 10h, o julgamento de Damião de Farias Felix, acusado pelo Ministério Público (MP) de assassinar com uma facada nas costas, em setembro de 2012, em Pirajuí (58 quilômetros de Bauru), Francesco Felipe Vieira Pinho, que era travesti e conhecido por ‘Tchesca’. Felix chegou a ficar foragido por cerca de um ano, mas foi preso pela Polícia Civil em novembro de 2013, em Pernambuco.

'Transphobic' feminist Julie Bindel banned from Manchester student union talk on free speech
A radical feminist activist and author has been banned from appearing at a talk at the University of Manchester's Student Union about feminism and free speech over fears she would impeach its "safe space policy". Julie Bindel was invited to talk at an event by the university's Free Speech and Secular Society entitled "From liberation to censorship: does modern feminism have a problem with free speech?" along with the associate editor of Breitbart and men's rights activist Milo Yiannopoulos.

Trans woman ‘beaten to death by husband’, court hears
A court has heard claims that a transgender woman was beaten to death by her bodybuilder husband.

Schools told make uniform rules for transgender pupils
New school rules are on the way to help transgender pupils in areas such as uniforms and the use of changing rooms.

#No2TransVeto - Trans People in Poland Speak Against Presidential Veto
Stanisław, Sonia and Eweryst are three among many trans persons in Poland disappointed and angry about the recent veto by President Andrzej Duda of a new gender recognition legislation. They decided to tell the world what they as Polish citizens need and require from democratically elected authorities.

Justice For Buse, Justice For Us
On 19 June 2010, 3 trans human rights defenders who are founders of Pembe Hayat, were asked for detention without any reasons presented to them by police officers, while driving in the city center; they were forced to be brought to the police station by violence.

Football: Doctor refutes claim Iran broke gender rules
A FIFA medical officer on Tuesday rejected media reports that Iran had broken rules by fielding women footballers winners of a recent Asian championship who were actually men.

[New Zealand]
Possible changes to system after transgender inmate's alleged rape
The alleged rape of a transgender inmate now has the Minister of Corrections signaling a possible change to the way the prison system deals with those identifying as a different gender to prisoners they are locked up with.

AJ Ripley sheds light on transgender health care
Their new documentary premiered Monday evening in Fredericton

Transgender woman going to rights tribunal after Ontario appeal board refuses to pay U.S. sex-change bill
An appeal board has rejected a transgender woman’s plea to have her sex-change surgery in the United States reimbursed by Ontario’s medicare system, underlining Canadian health care’s struggle to handle a surging demand for gender-altering services.

Calgary transgender activist flags election ID problem
At least 25 transgender Albertans get voting cards with birth names instead of legal names

Campus provides 44 gender neutral bathrooms
As of Feb. 13 there are 44 gender neutral bathrooms on the UAF campus.

San Diego Mourns Fourth Trans Teen Lost to Suicide This Year
Beloved by his mother and father, Sarah and Mike Castle, and friends and family, Emmett Castle, a sensitive, quietly mature 14-year-old transgender boy in San Diego took his life Saturday morning at his father’s Mission Valley home, according to local news station KGTV.
Family mourns transgender teen after he takes his own life

Trans in SF Lecture Series
This fall, the California Institute of Integral Studies is holding a lecture series, Trans in SF, featuring transgender leaders from the Bay Area exploring the movement’s history, issues of today, and the future of the community. Check out all of the speakers in the series, which runs through October and November, below!

Hundreds of transgender activists, allies receive Southern Comfort in Broward County
Southern Comfort is a Georgia-based transgender group celebrating its 25th anniversary
More than 400 trans allies and activists attended the 2015 conference in Broward
Group: Southern Comfort open to anyone if ‘transgender is an issue in your life’

Mascotte law to protect rights of gay, transgender citizens
City officials said they want to send a message that everyone — regardless of class or status — is not only welcome in Mascotte but will also be free of discrimination over employment, housing or services.

Indiana Democrats draft anti-discrimination bill
Democratic leadership laid out legislation Tuesday to add protections for gay and transgender Hoosiers in state civil rights law.

Conf. on transgenderism responds to challenges
The transgender movement presents an unprecedented theological and cultural crisis for the church, said Southern Baptist scholars at an Oct. 5 pre-conference event, "Transgender: Transgender confusion and transformational Christianity," at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Lively debate at Statehouse on transgender issue
The push to further protect transgender individuals from discrimination in public places drew crowds Tuesday to Beacon Hill as supporters cast the debate as the next civil-rights battle, while opponents raised concerns about privacy and safety.
US Rep. Joe Kennedy, others urge Massachusetts lawmakers to pass bill banning transgender discrimination in public spaces
Supporters, critics of bills aimed at expanding transgender rights clash at public hearing

Transgender name change service comes to Detroit
A legal name change service for transgender people has arrived in metro Detroit, allowing those who lack funds and fear discrimination to get pro bono help from a lawyer with many or all of the filing fees waived.

St. Louisans transforming neglected Grove corner into transgender memorial
A sliver of land in St. Louis’ Grove neighborhood is getting a makeover to become what may the country’s first Transgender Memorial Park.

Duke opens first transgender center in North Carolina
With support from the School of Medicine, the University started the Center for Child and Adolescent Gender Care in July.

Pittsburgh Police Bureau Set To Welcome First Transgender Officer
An officer in training is poised to make history by becoming the first transgender officer in the Pittsburgh Police Bureau.

[PA, USA/Argentina]
Second trans woman murdered in Philadelphia; dismembered Argentine trans woman identified
A second trans woman of color has been murdered in Philadelphia this year. Police say Kiesha Jenkins, was fatally shot earlier this week. A police investigation found that she was assaulted by five or six men after she stepped out of her car. Then, as she was laying on the ground, she was shot twice in the back by one of the men.
Men Attack, Shoot, Kill Transgender Woman in Philly
A group of men beat, shoot transgender woman, killing her, Phila. police say
Police Investigate Death Of Transgender Woman In Philadelphia

Transgender JBLM officer fears she'll be discharged
There are no wedding photos or childhood photographs in Jennifer Peace's Spanaway home. She says she's not that person anymore.

YMCA changes transgender policy after complaints
Following complaints from the public, Bob Ecklund, President and CEO of the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap county, issued a statement Oct. 5 saying the organization is modifying the policy for transgender individuals in locker rooms and restrooms in "family facilities." Ecklund said the change was to ensure youth are not exposed to the opposite sex in their locker room.

GOP lawmakers seek gender restrictions on school bathrooms, locker rooms
Transgender students would be barred from using school bathrooms or locker rooms assigned to the gender with which they identify, under a bill being proposed by two Republican lawmakers.