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quinta-feira, outubro 22, 2015

Travesti de MT é assassinada após negar programa em SP
A família da travesti Leticya Santos Ignácio, de 21 anos, assassinada a tiros no dia 12 deste mês, em São Bernardo do Campo (SP), cobra a punição dos responsáveis pelo crime. O corpo da jovem está sendo velado nesta quarta-feira (21), em Matupá, sua cidade natal, localizada a 692 km de Cuiabá.

World Medical Association Approves New Trans Health Care Guidelines
The aim is to increase doctors’ knowledge and sensitivity towards transgender people and their unique health issues.

Top 10 transgender books
The author of an ambitious new memoir about her own experiences looks at the pioneering writers who have fought to tell their often unheard stories

Bank of America Merrill Lynch offers its UK trans staff gender reassignment health cover
It’s believed to be the first company to extend the health insurance benefit to UK staff – following a trend already emerging in the US

Husband sentenced for murder of transgender wife
A husband has been found guilty of murdering his trans wife after he caught her having sex with another man at their London home.
Bodybuilder gets 14 years for murder of transgender wife

'Never heard from him again'
Murder trial begins in brutal beating of transgender sex worker
Lengthy Transgender Murder Trial Begins

Transgender former US Marine shares inspirational story to encourage others to accept themselves
Sona Avedian says she identified as a girl from a young age, but hid that side of herself from the world

Laverne Cox to star in Fox's Rocky Horror reboot
Scoop: 'Orange is the New Black' actress to play Dr. Frank-N-Furter

Transgender Muslim Woman Says Arizona Civil Rights Group Discriminated Against Her
Local Muslim woman Sumayyah Dawud says a civil rights organization defending her in a religious-discrimination case against the Phoenix Police Department dropped her as a client after learning she is transgender.

Transgender East Cobb teen re-elected to homecoming court
When Eris Lovell was elected by her peers to Walton High School’s homecoming court last year, it made headlines seeing as she appeared to be the first transgender person in Georgia to do so. This year, she proved it wasn’t a fluke, as her fellow seniors have elected her for a second time.

District 211, government agency to meet Wednesday over locker room dispute
Representatives of Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 and the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights will meet Wednesday regarding the ongoing investigation of the school district's accommodation of transgender students in its locker rooms.

Slain trans woman, suspect were ‘romantic’: prosecutor
Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy said detectives investigating the Oct. 15 shooting death of 21-year-old transgender woman Zella Ziona in an alley behind a Gaithersburg area shopping center believe she may have been in a romantic relationship with the man charged with killing her.

Portland mayoral candidates stake out positions on women’s issues in forum at USM
Mayor Michael Brennan and his two challengers try to set themselves apart during an event that draws more than 50 people.

Steve Hotze: Trans People Like Those Who Think They're Cows And Cockroaches
Anti-LGBT activist Steve Hotze of Conservative Republicans of Texas spoke to Sam Malone earlier this month to promote the campaign to repeal the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, which he suggested will lead to a wave of sexual violence against women.
WATCH: Transphobic Fearmongering, Courtesy of Texas's Lt. Governor

It's Already Been a Terrible Week for Transgender Texans
Transgender Texans are bearing the brunt of pressure from agencies across the state that seem dead set on preserving whatever amount of legal discrimination they can. Over the course of week that's just over two days old, transgender teens have found out that they'll like face some of the strictest restrictions in the country to their participation in school sports, and transgender people of all ages have discovered Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, doesn't acknowledge their full existence.