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sexta-feira, outubro 23, 2015

The incredible story of the Spitfire pilot who became a woman and fell in love with the female student who became a man
Roberta Cowell was the first known British transsexual woman to undergo sex reassignment and Michael Dillion was a physician who was the first British female to male transsexual

Transgender woman on struggle with new identity – and how she was accepted by the FA, but not her daughter
Delia Johnston, 60, from Milton Keynes, was a divorced father of two when she began transitioning in 2010.

The Finnish Government should respect human rights of trans people
Last week the Finnish Government submitted a proposal to the Finnish Parliament to abolish a standing requirement that requires trans persons to be single in order to be granted legal gender recognition. TGEU and ILGA-Europe regret that this proposal falls short to remove other violations of trans persons’ human rights.

LGBT Rights in Iran
Over the last two decades, issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity have gained significant visibility and attention across the globe. The case of Iran is particularly fraught, and has received plenty of coverage due to the work of international non-profits.

'It looked like a body'
Man found sex worker's remains at a highway rest stop

Franken seeks answers from DOJ on transgender murders
Amid a record number of anti-trans murders throughout the country, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is seeking answers from the Obama administration on reporting of the violence and the extent to which the federal government is working with local authorities.
How bad is the epidemic of violence against transgender women? It's hard to know

9th Circuit case aids trans Latinas
A recent decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has helped one undocumented transgender woman from Mexico stay in the U.S. and attorneys hope the ruling will aid others, both in California and other states.

Caitlyn Jenner's speaking tour will focus on transgender acceptance
Caitlyn Jenner, who since her transition has said she wants to help transgender people gain acceptance, is taking her mission on the road in a speaking tour of several Canadian and American cities.

Caitlyn Jenner's Journey Continues With I Am Cait Season 2! Get All the Details
Caitlyn Jenner's journey continues!
E! has renewed the groundbreaking docu-series I Am Cait for a second season set to premiere next year. "I'm looking forward to continuing the conversation," Caitlyn said in a statement.

Laverne Cox to Star in Fox's 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'
The 'Orange Is the New Black' star will take on the role of Frank-N-Furter, made famous by Tim Curry.

California Sets Inmate Sex Reassignment Rules
California prison officials are setting the first standards for which transgender inmates should receive state-funded sex-reassignment surgery after spending years in court fighting to block the operations.
TLC celebrates groundbreaking CA prison policy ensuring access to gender-affirming medical care
California Is First State to Adopt Sex Reassignment Surgery Policy for Prisoners
California prisons break ground with sex-reassignment policy

Gender identity ‘death certificate’ bill introduced
D.C. Council member Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) introduced a bill on Tuesday that calls for amending the city’s Vital Records Act of 1981 “to clarify the process for respecting a decedent’s gender identity on his or her death certificate.”

Dist. 211: Meeting with Office of Civil Rights productive
Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 officials met with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights Wednesday to discuss the investigation into whether the school district's policy on transgender students' access to locker rooms violates federal law.

Tufts works to promote transgender rights across campus and state
When senior Luke Sherman began his summer internship at the statewide advocacy organization MassEquality, he took on a meaningful role in the group’s fight against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. In bringing this experience back to Tufts, he has continued to spread awareness about discrimination against transgender people in areas of public accommodation — an issue that the Tufts administration has also begun to tackle.

Transgender Michigan And Co-Founder Turn 18
Rachel Crandall, co-founder of Transgender Michigan, is turning 18 and GLSEN has come out to help her celebrate.

Trans And Being Denied Health Care? Contact The ACLU Of Michigan
The ACLU wants to hear from members of the trans community who are being denied coverage for transition services, including hormone therapy and gender confirmation surgery, due to exclusions in their Medicaid or private insurance policies.

Could accommodating transgender students be a “slippery slope”
Bathroom facilities for transgender students was the hot topic of discussion at the Oct. 14 meeting of the Elsberry R-II School Board.

Handsome transgender model takes Instagram by storm
According to Laith Ashley’s Instagram profile, he’s all about “trying to become the best and the truest version of myself,” and “sharing light and positivity with all my kings and queens.”

Penn State discusses gender-neutral bathrooms while Philadelphia offers new protections for transgender people
Before recent years, using the bathroom in public was a privilege not granted to everyone — specifically, the transgender community.

Tenn. Trans Woman's Plight Reveals Reality of Rape in Prison
Paula Smith says she was raped, but prison officers say she is lying; this is the reality of sexual assault for trans women in men's prisons.

Proposed UIL rule would possibly bar transgender student-athletes
A rule proposed by the statewide body overseeing high school sports voted to send member school district superintendents a rule that would identify a student’s gender based on their birth certificate.

Anti-trans forces on attack in Houston
As Houston residents prepare to vote on an LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance, anti-LGBT forces are taking the offensive with fear-mongering advertisements aimed at defeating the measure.
Chris Kluwe: Funding Repeal of Houston Antibias Law Will 'Enable Hateful Cowards'

Gloucester transgender student files appeal in lawsuit, asks for new judge
The 16-year-old transgender student suing Gloucester County schools' over its policy on restroom use filed an appeal Wednesday asking a federal court to reverse the recent denial of an injunction that would have allowed him to use the boys' restroom at the start of the school year. The appeal, filed in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, also asked that the judge in the case be replaced.
Transgender Va. student asks 4th Circuit to block restroom policy
Attorneys for Transgender Student Ask for New Judge

Push for gender neutral bathrooms gaining traction at U.Va.
Legal constraints under Title IX hinder initiatives

Surviving 18 Years of Discrimination
Dr. Jes Simmons opens up for the first time in years about her journey as a transsexual professor

Transgender Policy Divide Providence School Board Race
The issue is raging throughout Fairfax County, and in the Providence District on the southwestern border of the City of Falls Church, the battle has broken out over the issue of School Board transgender policy. Incumbent Fairfax School Board member Patty Reed is being challenged by language teacher Dalia Palchik.