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sexta-feira, outubro 30, 2015

Felicidade? O que é isso?
Nós temos sempre a expectativa de que um dia vamos ser felizes, como se a felicidade fosse um estado de alma e não pequenos momentos em que sentimos um êxtase de bem-estar. O problema é quando não sentimos nem um desses momentos. Será que aí eu posso falar de felicidade? Claro que não.

Travesti é encontrado morto no bairro da Muribeca, Jaboatão dos Guararapes
Corpo da vitima foi encontrado em meio a um canavial, sem roupas e com marcas de tiros na cabeça e abdômen. (Vídeo)

Homens vestidos só com cueca atacam travestis com taco de beisebol
Duas travestis e a mãe de uma delas foram atacadas com taco de beisebol na madrugada desta quinta-feira (29), no Centro de Campo Grande. Os agressores estavam vestidos apenas com cueca.

Trans prisoner may be moved to women’s prison
Tara Hudson will be moved to a female prison after thousands of people signed an online petition.
Bath transgender woman Tara Hudson's sentencing is being appealed

Government not complacent on transgender health issues - says equalities minister
Nicky Morgan has insisted the Government is not "complacent" about the challenges facing transgender people following claims the NHS needed to do more to meet demand for reassignment treatment.

Nicky Morgan: UK government open to letting people ‘self-declare’ their gender
Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan has signalled that she is “open” to the idea of allowing people to self-declare their gender.

Elderly trans woman blocked from claiming pension because the law sees her as a man
A 63-year-old transgender woman has been denied her pension because the Department of Work and Pensions views her as male.

Transgender man used sex toy and bodysuit to 'dupe' woman into believing he had a penis, court hears
Kyran Lee was said to have sent the woman photographs, 'suggesting himself to be a tall, tanned muscular young man'

'Transgender Bill Lacks Teeth'
The Transgender Bill, though a welcome initiative, lacks teeth, commented Sreejith S, IG (CB-CID). He was speaking at a workshop ‘Media Sensitisation on Issues Affecting Transgenders in Kerala’. He said that most part of the Bill is regulatory, and even though there is punitive action in section 49-50- a jail term for a year for violations- the complaint needs to be supported by the District Collector.

Trans woman has to repeatedly come out to her mom with dementia, her mom is always amazing
'I get to come out to Mum 100 times a year, and every time, she's beautiful'

‘Batgirl’ Just Threw The First Transgender Wedding In Mainstream Comics History
Today (October 28), the latest issue of DC Comics’ “Batgirl” is making history in the sweetest way possible: with a wedding!
Batgirl herself isn’t getting married in Issue #45, though; she’s merely a part of the bridal party. Instead today’s nuptials are all about Alysia Yeoh, Barbara Gordon’s best friend and former roommate — and an openly transgender woman.

Caitlyn's Crew and Daytime, Too! Candis Cayne Joins The Young and the Restless
Candis Cayne is already a successful actress, but now the transgender advocate is adding soap star to her résumé.

What you need to know – and do – to make the Affordable Care Act work for you
On September 3, after many years of advocacy, the federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced proposed regulations on section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.

GLAAD slams 'Tomboy' film for 'sensationalizing' gender reassignment surgery
GLAAD executives have spoken out against upcoming action flick Tomboy: A Revenger's Tale due to its use of gender reassignment surgery as a plot device.
The film, which has just named Furious 7's Michelle Rodriguez as its star, centers around an assassin who is forcibly turned into a woman. Rodriguez's character seeks out revenge against the doctor who performed the surgery, played by Sigourney Weaver.

LGBTQ children are all possessed by “demonic spirits”
In the latest installment of her enthusiastically hateful weekly column for WorldNetDaily, Linda Harvey evokes some of her most imaginative Halloween imagery while bemoaning the doomed fate of America’s “vulnerable” LGBTQ children.

REPORT: LGBT Workers Only Have Employment Protections in Half the Country
The Movement Advancement Project's latest report shows not enough states have nondiscrimination ordinances set in place to protect LGBT people at work.

Germaine Greer's Feminine Mistake
One of the world's most famous feminists said trans women don't "behave like women." Since when is there a proper way for women to behave?

UAB focuses on expanding resources for transgender students
As part of its continued effort to expand awareness and resources for LGBT students, leaders of Student Health and Student Services are taking steps to ensure that members of the UAB community that identify as transgender or gender nonconforming have access to resources and support.

Trans policy becomes issue in sheriff's race
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's plans to stop classifying transgender inmates who haven't had surgery according to their birth sex have raised criticism from people in his department and has become an issue as he tries to hold onto his job.

School board deadlocks on transgender question
Trustees Dunn, Andersen oppose mentions of gender identity in athletic policy

In wake of controversy, LCS conducts gender issues training
The controversy surrounding a gender-neutral student’s decision to wear a dress — an act that flew in the face of anatomical conventions — raised many questions about the district’s bylaws regarding the dress code, school environment and discrimination against certain students. In coincidental timing, a week after the incident, Leon County Schools familiarized dozens of administrators with the policies relating to transgender and gender nonconforming students.

Transgender non-discrimination law debated
A bill under review by the state legislature would expand legal protection against discrimination in public accommodations for transgender individuals. Supporters are calling the potential law a pivotal step toward extending equal protection under the law for all Massachusetts citizens.

A Transgender Focus
The Charlotte group that produced "Souls of Our Students," an anti-bullying video about diversity in schools, has come up with an 11-minute addendum that focuses on transgender students. The four students, two teachers and parent in the new video are from Charlotte and Concord. Like the 24-minute "Souls of Our Students," "A Transgender Focus" will become part of the curriculum in CMS [Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools] schools and maybe in other schools in NC and beyond.

Mahwah school board approves transgender policy
A new policy outlining how the school district should accommodate transgender students was adopted by the Board of Education on Oct. 21.

Cumberland school board preparing to adopt policy on transgender students
School Committee members are in the early stages of developing a policy for accommodating students who identify themselves as “transgender” or “gender-nonconforming.”

All eyes on Houston as ordinance vote nears
Following a high-profile campaign that has grabbed national headlines, all eyes will be on Houston next week for a vote on a pro-LGBT non-discrimination ordinance — and the outcome may set the stage for enacting similar protections across the country.

Obama administration files brief in trans student lawsuit
The Obama administration on Wednesday filed a brief in support of a transgender student who is challenging his Virginia school district’s controversial policy that prevents him from using the boys restroom or locker room.
Obama Administration Supports Transgender Student In Federal Appeals Court

Snohomish schools consider policy for transgender students
The Snohomish School Board will hear public opinion Wednesday on new proposed policies to accommodate transgender students.
District plan would give more rights to transgender students