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sábado, outubro 31, 2015

Would people be comfortable with a transgender Prime Minister?
A poll has found that two-thirds of people in the UK would be comfortable with a transgender Prime Minister.

Transgender Tara Hudson Moved To Female Jail
Hudson was born a man but has lived her adult life as a woman and was sent to an all-male prison after admitting an assault.
Transgender woman to go back to male prison
Bath transgender woman Tara Hudson loses all-male prison appeal
Transgender woman Tara Hudson loses all-male prison appeal
Ministers urged to clarify laws after trans woman sent to male prison
Ministers questioned on trans and non-binary action

Transitioning Gender in Britain When You’re Over 60
The biggest celebrity story of this year is Olympian turned Vanity Fair cover girl Caitlyn Jenner, who transitioned gender at the ripe age of 65, to an overwhelmingly positive reception. But for the growing number of British over-60s who transition gender each year, life can be much more difficult.

Transgender woman was so fed up living in the wrong body she wanted to CUT it off
Transgender Summer Mendes considered taking the most extreme course of action to get rid of her manhood as she stared into the knife drawer.

In a first, transgender chosen for Rajyotsava Award
Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar, cricketer Vinay Kumar, writer Aryambha Pattabhi, the former judge A.J. Sadashiva, film actors ‘Sowcar’ Janaki, Sadashiva Brahmavar, Shani Mahadevappa and Sadhu Kokila, and theatre actor H.G. Somashekara Rao are among the 60 personalities who have been chosen for this year’s Karnataka Rajyotsava Award.

21 trans women arrested in Malaysia in last month
'The raids and arrests have triggered a wave of fear among the transgender community to freely move'

Man on trial for killing transgender sex worker allegedly confessed to neighbour
Theodore Herntier allegedly told an associate that he had committed a homicide – then quickly packed up his business and left town.

Equality Act Vote Blocked in House Committee Meeting
House Republicans blocked a vote on the Equality Act Wednesday. The legislation aimed to protect LGBT from discrimination was brought forward during a meeting of the U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee.

The latest battleground in transgender rights: the school changing room
A disagreement about the treatment of transgender students is pitting the largest high-school district in Illinois against federal authorities. The bone of contention is the access to changing rooms for a transgender high-school student in one of the five high schools and two alternative schools of Township High School District 211 in Palatine, a suburb of Chicago. The student, who was born male but identifies as female, lived for several years as a girl and plays on the girls' sports team, demands that she is given full access to the girls' locker room.

Doing the transgender math: The costs of transition
When Sara Davis Buechner began her transition from man to woman, she knew there were going to be emotional hurdles, like dealing with her family.

Caitlyn Jenner to be Honored as a "Transgender Champion" at Glamour Awards
Glamour Magazine’s ‘Women of the Year Awards’ are celebrating their 25th anniversary in honoring women’s achievements. The icons chosen to be part of such an elite group of women come from sports, entertainment, business, politics, and now, reality television.

Transgender issues finally gain traction in Florida schools
On Oct. 13, an eighth-grade student from Fairview Middle School in Leon County who wore a dress to class finally gave in to the pressure and left the school for good. According to USA Today, school administrators called the student’s parents and requested a change of clothes because the gender confusion had the “potential” to cause a distraction. The principal, Scott Hansen, told the paper that, “Unfortunately, in middle school there is not as much freedom for expression.”

Services announced for Diamond Williams
A local trans woman who was murdered more than two years ago will finally be laid to rest.

New court date for murder defendant
A man charged in connection with the murder of a transgender woman in Logan had his preliminary hearing continued.

Transgender policy up for vote today
A state committee could advance a bill today that would require transgender high school athletes to apply for activities based on the sex listed on their birth certificate.

Clinton, White House express support for Houston ordinance
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration have come out in favor of a Houston measure aimed at prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination in the city.
What the Anti-HERO Backlash Has Done to Transgender Houstonians
What Do Restrooms Have to Do With Houston's Anti-Discrimination Ordinance?
Meet the Stridently Antigay Funder of the Houston Repeal Effort