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sexta-feira, novembro 13, 2015

Transexual desaparece após sair com rapaz de clube em Jacarepaguá
Moradora da comunidade Bateau Mouche, a transexual Letícia Campos, de 26 anos, está desaparecida há três dias. A família fez um apelo nas redes sociais. “Amigos da minha irmã Letícia Campos se vocês têm alguma notícia dela, por favor, me avisem. Ela não aparece em casa desde ontem, não manda nenhuma notícia e o telefone dela está desligado.A última coisa que sabemos é que ela saiu com uma amiga para o Jacarepaguá Tênis Clube”. O telefone para informações é 96974-8661.

New EU accession reports: LGBTI rights in the Western Balkans and Turkey
Tuesday, the European Commission’s published its annual progress reports on accession states’ progress towards EU Membership. The reports include important and extensive information on the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in those 7 countries.

Interview: Bethany Black on appearing in Doctor Who, acting whilst trans and dropping her trousers
Last year Bethany Black was a jobbing comedian, happy, in her words, to do that until she ended up “dead in a ditch” after a car accident.

Christian fury over sex change Queen Jesus play at Belfast Queer Arts festival
Furious Christian leaders have demanded that the screening of a play featuring Jesus as a transgender woman be stopped.

Anti-orture committee scolds Austria over treatment of trans inmates
The Council of Europe Anti-Torture Committee (CPT) has for the first time addressed gender identity discrimination in one of its reports. In its report issued on November 11, 2015, it recommends Austria to enable trans persons in detention access to trans specific health and legal gender recognition. Also, non-discrimination policies should be developed.

Ukraine's Parliament Passes Antidiscrimination Rules For LGBT Community
Ukraine's parliament has voted for changes to the country's labor code that include protection against discrimination for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.
Ukraine includes Gender Identity in Labour Code
MEPs welcome Ukraine’s new LGBT anti-discrimination clause
Greater protection for LGBTI citizens as Ukraine finally approves anti-discrimination clause

The transgender woman fighting for the right to see her son
Since Pasha, a former military sniper, began gender reassignment, most of her family has abandoned her. Mark Gevisser reports on the consequences of Russia’s new climate of intolerance

Kerala becomes first state to unveil transgender policy
The policy covers all the categories of TGs, including male to female TGs and intersex people.

Road to Acceptance For Transgenders Still Very Far
Even as Prithika Yashini is making history by becoming the first transgender police officer in the country, most people belonging to the group still have to suffer social stigma.

India PM says government has to ‘change its outlook’ on trans people
'We will have to bring changes to the legal system, amend the rules. The government will have to change'

Thailand’s trans sex workers seek empowerment, not pity
It’s 8pm in this popular beach resort, well-known for its nightlife. The flashes of electrifying neon signs stand out against the black sky; the sounds of competing bar music make it impossible to decipher any lyrics; the sights of men wrestling with cobras make tourists go googly eyed with amazement and anticipation.

The TDOR 2015 Names List
Next Friday will be the Transgender Day of Remembrance. It started with a 1999 candlelight vigil in San Francisco organized by Gwen Smith to call attention to the still unsolved murder of Boston's Rita Hester that occurred on November 28, 1998 and the unacceptable media misgendering that happened in the wake of it. What infuriated transpeople at the time was that much of that media misgendering happened in a gay owned newspaper.

This Gender-Neutral Word Could Replace ‘Mr.’ and ‘Ms.’
The gender neutral honorific is in a new batch of words being added to

News Briefs: TDOR events around the Bay Area
Events commemorating this year's Transgender Day of Remembrance are planned in cities around the Bay Area.

CA groups prepping trans education campaign
The defeat last week in Houston of a sweeping anti-discrimination ordinance due largely to transphobic messaging centered on fears the local law would allow male sexual predators into women's restrooms has raised concerns a similarly focused campaign could succeed here in California.

Palo Alto school board expresses support for new gender-identity policy
Proposed policy to return to the board for action in December

HRO in the works for Pensacola
It looks like Pensacola is headed toward adding a human rights ordinance that would protect its citizens against discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Tulsa Public School guiding educators on gender nonconformity issues
Bathroom selection proving divisive for some

Trans March of Resilience planned
Historically, Nov. 20 has been designated as Transgender Day of Remembrance to mourn and reflect on the lives of those transgender individuals who died during the past year. But this year, the first nationally organized day of protest by trans people of color and allies will take place to promote justice and equality for all trans people in the face of discrimination and violence.

Parochial schools introduce own policy for transgender students
Four parochial schools in the Nebraska State Activities Association have introduced a proposal on how schools should handle transgender students’ participation in sports, a move that could trump efforts by the association’s board of directors to create such a policy.

Dallas City Councilor Micky Garus threatens transgender students
Micky Garus, the Dallas, Oregon, city councilor who characterized the Muslim faith as "pure evil," also publicly fumed recently over a news report of a transgender youth whose rights were violated.

Transgender bathroom battle brewing in Tennessee
There's a bathroom battle brewing in Tennessee over which restroom transgender students should be allowed to use.

No Evidence Yet of Backlash to Houston HERO Vote
Just hours after it became clear that Houston’s non-discrimination ordinance, HERO, would be trounced at the polls last week, Houston Mayor Annise Parker predicted a “direct, economic backlash” for the city, akin to criticism and boycott threats in Arizona and Indiana following similar controversies.
Mayor to Dan Patrick: Dallas’ LGBT protections are not ‘about where people relieve themselves’
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks out against Dallas Equal Rights Ordinance
Anti-HERO Campaign Gears Up to Fight Transgender Rights in Dallas