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sábado, outubro 24, 2015

Travesti é assassinada com um tiro no peito em Contagem, na Grande BH
Crime foi na noite desta quarta-feira na Avenida Babita Camargos.
Ela se chamava 'Rose' e, segundo testemunhas, tinha o hábito de furtar.

It’s time to stop treating transgender people as diseased, says PACE rapporteur
“We must stop treating transgender people as if they are diseased,” said the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly’s General Rapporteur on the rights of LGBT people Jonas Gunnarsson (Sweden, SOC), on the eve of the International Day of Action for Trans Depathologisation.

New interactive maps depict situation for Trans persons worldwide
Data from Transgender Europe’s (TGEU) Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide research[1] project, TvT, is now easily accessible in a new website launched today:
Launch of new Transrespect vs Transphobia website

Colectivos trans entregan su propuesta de ley de identidad sexual a los partidos políticos
Representantes de estas organizacioens se han reunido ya con dirigentes del Partido Popular, Izquierda Unida, PSOE y Podemos.

Ángela Ponce, la primera transexual que compite en Miss World Spain
Sevillana de nacimiento, dice llenarle de orgullo representar a Cádiz, la provincia en la que veranea todos los años. Realizó su cambio completo de sexo en abril de 2014

Cardiff uni facing calls to ban feminist author Germaine Greer over trans comments
Trans activists at Cardiff University are calling for a talk from feminist author Germaine Greer to be blocked, because of comments she has made about trans people.
Students launch bid to ban 'transphobic' Germaine Greer from giving lecture at university

'Gentlemen only' barbers accused of refusing to cut transgender teenager's hair
Evander Gould, 16, says he was turned away from Barber Barber in Liverpool and told transgender people have 'different hair'

Trans hate crime rise is ‘tip of the iceberg’
Hate crimes against people from the transgender community have seen a rise in being reported - but police chiefs know they are only the tip of the iceberg.

Suffering and loss in Istanbul’s transgender slum
MEE meets those who have come out as transgender in Turkey to face losing their family, job and home - and ended up working on the streets

Former social worker testifies at trial in slaying of transgender sex worker
David Joseph Boulanger, also known as Divas B., was found wrapped in plastic bags near the TCH.

I Am Cait Renewed for Season 2
E! confirmed reports that Caitlyn Jenner's docu-series will return in 2016.
Caitlyn Jenner's reality series I Am Cait has been renewed for a second season

Joe Lobdell: tragedy and triumph of a 19th-century transition
When Joseph Israel Lobdell passed away in 1912 at the Binghamton State Hospital, his death went largely unnoticed. Joe, as he was known, was 82 and had been confined to mental institutions since 1880. In the intervening decades, his siblings had predeceased him.

Pelosi, White House address spike in transgender murders
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) addressed on Thursday the record number of transgender murders this year, saying the violence is “heartbreaking” and “it’s important to listen to the people most affected by it.”

Conservative radio host freaks out: ‘Transgender crowd’ will use magnets to suck God from your brain
A conservative radio host and his guest were up in arms about a new study that seemed to show that ideology is centered in the a part of the brain and can be disabled, to a certain extent, by lowering the activity of that part of the brain.

Transgender men getting specialized care at Phoenix clinic
Some transgender men in Phoenix say they are finally starting to live the lives they’ve always wanted, thanks in part to a safe place to take care of their health concerns.

Florida Lawmaker Proposes Expansive Bill To Allow Discrimination Against LGBT People
Florida lawmakers have not given up on passing legislation that enables discrimination against the LGBT community. State Rep. Julio Gonzalez (R) has introduced a new bill that specifically empowers businesses, health providers, and child placement agencies to refuse any service to any customer if it would violate their “religious or moral convictions.”

Parkway parents question gender identity education
Parents say they want the the teachers to teach facts, but not everyone has the same idea of facts when it comes to sexual education.
Adding gender identity to sex ed? District to delay decision

Sparks to vote on transgender insurance Monday
Transgender employees in Sparks may soon have insurance coverage for gender reassignment surgeries. Sparks City Council will vote on Monday whether to approve a healthcare policy that would take effect on Jan. 1.

A Victory for Transgender Rights: Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces New Regulations to Protect Transgender New Yorkers from Discrimination at Pride Agenda Fall Dinner
Tonight, at the Empire State Pride Agenda’s 25th anniversary Fall Dinner, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced new regulations to protect transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in basic needs including housing, employment, credit, education, and public accommodations.
N.Y. Governor Acts to Ban Anti-Transgender Discrimination
Cuomo takes action to prohibit anti-trans bias in N.Y.
Cuomo Planning Discrimination Protections for Transgender New Yorkers

Ore. school apologizes after gender indentity talk in art class
Derek Grafton didn't expect his 6th-grade daughter would be discussing gender identity in art class.

Trans woman files suit against Walmart
Walmart Stores Inc. and one of its managers are the target of an antibias lawsuit filed by a transgender former employee.

Rush to judgment in Jenkins case?
Concerns of under-reporting of hate crimes by Philadelphia police resurfaced last week after authorities said the homicide of Kiesha Jenkins isn’t a hate crime.

Inside a world of danger: Life as a transgender sex worker
Every morning, in the empty hours between midnight and dawn, a thousand stories are told on Old York Road. Tales of desperation, isolation, resignation.
Above all, tales of danger.

Judge repeatedly refers to transgender student’s “mental disorder”
A judge who repeatedly referred to a transgender student’s “mental disorder” should be removed from presiding over the teenager’s lawsuit challenging a policy that bars him from using the boys’ restrooms at his high school, his attorneys said in court papers Wednesday.

Mother vows to fight for equality after transgender son commits suicide
The mother of a transgender teen who committed suicide vows to fight for equality for transgender youth.

Sutton City Council passes nondiscrimination measure focused on LGBT
The Sutton City Council voted and passed a measure Thursday to prohibit to prohibit discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender identity.