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quinta-feira, outubro 15, 2015

British TV drama putting trans on the agenda as BBC castings signal major step forward
Award-winning trans film-maker Jake Graf says 'trans is very much in vogue'

National Coming Out Day: 'I'm trans and happy,' says most senior transgender officer in the British Army on her decision to become a woman
Captain Hannah Winterbourne said she has had nothing but support from the Army, family, friends and colleagues

The challenges of being transgender and over 60
Transgender people and the issues that affect them have never been more visible. But life can be difficult for over-60s who transition gender, writes Cat McShane.

[New Zealand]
Call for Corrections and Serco to apologise
Transgender prisoners' safety campaigners this afternoon demanded that Corrections and Serco publicly apologise for their part in the prison rape of a transwoman and that Corrections reforms policies regarding initial placement of prisoners solely on the basis of the sex listed on their birth certificates.

[New Zealand]
Trans protester challenges Pride Parade
The organisers of the annual Auckland Pride Parade were both castigated and challenged at this afternoon's protest action which was called to draw attention to the plight of transwomen in the nation's police and prison systems.

Edmonton Catholic's new draft policy for LGBTQ students criticized
The Edmonton Catholic School Board's new draft policy on sexual orientation and gender identity misses many key elements, advocates for LGBTQ issues say.

Hillary Clinton Agrees Transphobic Violence Is a ‘National Crisis’
Clinton may not yet have an answer for how to stop the killings of trans women of color, but she's eager to listen to activists working within the community to find a way, said those in the private meeting.

32 Members of Congress Demand TSA Reform Trans Screening Procedures
Two weeks after trans woman Shadi Petosky live-tweeted her harrowing ordeal of a needlessly harsh TSA screening, congressional leaders are urging reform.

Trans-cendental :: Applying Existing Law to Protect Trans People in the Workplace
In recent years, the United States has experienced a seismic shift in cultural attitudes towards what we have come to know as the "LGBT" community. The distinct groups that comprise this alphabet soup have been a part of society since time immemorial, but for most of that time, they have been relegated to silence, shame and much worse.

Queer Icon Kate Bornstein Reflects On Queer And Trans Identity In 2015
"Trans is not mean to anybody. Queering up your sexuality isn’t mean to anybody."

Phoenix police seek to ID man in video with transgender murder victim Kandis Capri
Video footage of a man Phoenix police seek to identify, speak to in connection to the Aug. 11, 2015, murder of transgender woman Kandis Capri.

Equal Access
Local providers and a Tucson LGBT activist are working together to make health care trans friendly and caring

Philly Trans March seeks to 'bring visibility to community'
Several hundred supporters of the transgender community marched through Center City Saturday calling for acceptance and an end to discrimination.
Crowd Gathers for Philly Trans March in Wake of Brutal Murder