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sexta-feira, novembro 06, 2015

Conheça a história de Talita Oliveira, a ex-militante da “cura gay” que voltou a ser travesti
O gorro cinza protege do frio de 7ºC de Reisensburg, na região alemã da Bavária, e esconde os cabelos curtos de Talita Oliveira. Desde outubro, ela se refugia na Alemanha. Sente-se perseguida por pessoas do movimento LGTB e também por evangélicos. Até julho, ela era conhecida como militante da “cura gay”, percorreu diversos programas de televisão e eventos, vários deles acompanhada pelo pastor e deputado federal Marco Feliciano.

Why are there only 20 elected trans politicians in the world?
Europe survey reveals how comfortable people would be with an openly trans president or prime minister

Children seeking gender identity advice sees 100% increase, says NHS
One three-year-old and 12 four-year-olds are among those referred to the Tavistock gender support service, which is under pressure to meet demand

UK brewery launches 'transgender beer' after airing transphobic advert
Over 25,000 people complained over an advert that many believed was transphobic

Transgender is a 2015 Word of the Year
'Transgender' joins 'binge-watching' and 'dad-bod' in the top 10 Words of the Year

B.C. Corrections transfers first transgender inmate from men's to women's facility
Bianca Sawyer was overjoyed when she entered the Alouette Correctional Centre, a provincial prison for women located in Maple Ridge.
In a BC first, transgender prisoner moved from male to female prison

MTV's "Faking It" launches casting call for transgender actors
MTV's Faking It has launched an open casting call for transgender actors and actresses to appear in both speaking and background parts for the next season. The casting call for season three comes as season two of the show came to a close this week.

Betrayed by their bodies: For trans teens, puberty can be a trauma
Puberty can be difficult for adolescents, but for female-to-male teens changes to the body can be especially stressful

WATCH: Rick Santorum Says Support for Trans Youth Encourages 'Gender Confusion'
And that's dangerous, says the famously anti-LGBT presidential aspirant.

California Civil Rights Coalition ready to fight following Houston LGBT vote
Following the loss of a ballot referendum that would have upheld the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance ( HERO ), a coalition of California civil rights and LGBT organizations is cautioning supporters to prepare for a similar fight against a potential anti-LGBT ballot initiative in California.

Trans film festival has diverse selections
A documentary about a local transgender pioneer is among the highlights of this year's 14th San Francisco Transgender Film Festival, which opens next week.

Sting reveals anti-trans job bias
The D.C. Office of Human Rights on Tuesday released the findings of a six-month study that showed 48 percent of employers appeared to prefer at least one less-qualified job applicant over a better-qualified applicant perceived as being transgender.
Rampant Anti-Transgender Discrimination In Nation’s Capital Proves Need For Protections

Phyllis Schlafly: Transgender Rights Advocates 'Trying To Turn Our Boys Into Peeping Toms'
Phyllis Schlafly reacted yesterday to a Department of Education finding in favor of a transgender girl in Illinois by saying that advocates for transgender rights are “trying to turn our boys into peeping Toms.”

Educators defend ‘privacy curtains’ for transgender girl
Educators in a suburban Chicago school district said Tuesday they believe they have forged a creative accommodation for a transgender student who wants unrestricted access to a girls’ high school locker room and they’re prepared to go to court to defend it.

Transgender Woman Fights Michigan For Driver’s License That Reflects Identity
The state of Michigan is being challenged in federal court by a person who was born a man but says the state won’t change her driver’s licence to identify her as a woman.

Convicted sex offender sues over sex change operation
A convicted sex offender being held at the Lincoln Correctional Center has filed a federal lawsuit against the Nebraska prison system for rejecting his request for hormone medication in advance of sex reassignment surgery.

Lauren Scott, a transgender Republican candidate, trying again for Sparks Assembly seat
Republican Lauren Scott has announced she'll run for the Sparks Assembly seat currently held by two-term Democrat Mark Sprinkle.

Houston, We Have a Problem
An amazing non discrimination ordinance in Houston was just struck down in Houston due to a paid-for campaign that focused, once again, on fear mongering that somehow laws that allows trans people to use public bathrooms are going to result in sexual assault in those bathrooms.
After the defeat of Houston LGBT-rights measure, what happens next?
HERO Opponents Serious About Bigotry, Not Preventing Rape
Transgender bathroom panic triumphs in Houston: The Duggar-level bigotry, fearmongering and lies that set Texas back
Sean Hannity Falsely Claims HERO Would Have "Forced" Girls "To Share Bathrooms And Showers With Biological Males"
How Lazy Reporting Helped Kill The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance
How Transphobia Killed Houston’s Shot At LGBT Protections
NFL, NCAA won't pull events from Houston after city's non-discrimination proposal fails

Group Approves Changes To Transgender Student Athlete Policy
The state High School Activities Association has finalized changes to its policy on transgender student participation in athletics, but more revisions may come next year.

La comunidad GLBTI busca su nombre y género en la cédula
En 2012, 5 colectivos de la sociedad civil y en favor de los derechos GLBTI presentaron un proyecto de reforma a la Ley de Registro Civil. Con el transcurso del tiempo se han sumado decenas de organizaciones Trans conformando el “Pacto Trans”, ONG que en la actualidad impulsa la campaña “Mi Género en Mi Cédula”.