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quinta-feira, novembro 26, 2015

Travesti é baleada após recusar pedido de cliente em Vila Velha
Caso foi registrado no bairro Jardim Marilândia. Segundo a polícia, a vítima é moradora de rua e costuma fazer programas em Vila Velha. O suspeito não foi localizado

Crowdfunding helps transsexual singer live his dreams
The transsexual Spanish singer Viruta FTM is today launching his album Pasión Mutante in Barcelona, to coincide with the International Day dedicated to transsexual victims of hate. The collection of 11 songs of various musical genres is the result of a successful and original crowdfunding campaign.

10-year-old trans boy disqualified from swimming gala
A 10-year-old has been disqualified from a swimming gala after coming second in a race, because his mum says he was “outed” as trans to the judges.

The UK's first transgender Army officer full of praise for 'tolerant' Liverpool - where she now calls home
Abigail Austen made the transition in 2007 while she was serving for the British Army

Suffolk transgender woman Shannon Taylor from Newmarket talks about ‘disgusting hate’, assaults and threats
A Suffolk transgender woman has spoken out about the “disgusting” hate and abuse she receives on an almost daily basis.

Transgender prison death: Peers back reform
Peers have backed calls for a shake-up of the government's handling of transgender prisoners.

Transgender prisoner Vikki Thompson 'considered at risk'
A transgender woman who was found dead at a male prison was considered to be "at risk of self-harm", an inquest has heard.
Trans woman in men’s prison: ‘I’m so close to ending my life’

US politician claims British equality laws ban people praying for Paris
A Christian activist in the US has claimed that the UK’s Equality Act bans people praying for Paris – by enforcing “homosexuality and transgenderism”.

Transphobic attack on The Day of Remembrance for Transgender Victims of Hate
On the Day of Remembrance for Victims of Transgender Hate Crimes, someone attempted to kidnap a trans woman then beaten with a crowbar.

Trans woman stabbed and strangled to death!
Nilay, a trans woman in Maltepe, Istanbul has been found dead at her home. She was first stabbed and then strangled with the bathrobe cord. Police said to Istnabul LGBTI activist who requested information, that “Already dead, why do you care?”

Supreme Court upholds transgender activist’s cremation request
After her suicide, May Peleg’s ultra-Orthodox family loses appeal to bury her according to Jewish law

Vietnam's transgender say new law paves way for surgeries
Gay and transgender activists in Vietnam say a new law recognizing their rights will pave the way for gender reassignment surgery in the communist country and reduce discrimination.

Unknown assailant repeatedly stabs and kills transgender woman on quiet bridge
Muhammad Safrizal AKA Shella Aprilia (27) was tragically stabbed to death on the Supriadi Bridge in Cipayung, East Jakarta at around 1:30AM today.

Man gets 3-1/2 years for attacking transgender escort
A Winnipeg man who flew into a violent rage after hiring a transgender escort has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison.

P.E.I. radio station pulls 'derogatory' ad after complaints
A local radio station has pulled an ad that both Pride PEI and the PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women complained was derogatory to transgender people.

VIDEO: Trans boy abused in Canadian psychiatric hospital
One man's story of survival and growth

The ‘tyranny’ of sex-change surgery and its political sycophants
A recent move by Ontario’s Liberal government to expand referrals for sex-reassignment surgeries (SRS) opened yet another front in the decades-long political and ideological war over the perception and treatment of gender dysphoria.

Traveling While Trans: When the Security Line Is Anything But Secure
On September 21, Shadi Petosky attempted to board a flight at the Orlando International Airport, when she was stopped by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents who flagged her crotch as an “anomaly.”

The Trans Murder That Started a Movement
When Rita Hester was murdered 17 years ago, the LGBT community promised not to let her die in vain.
Yes, We Still Need a Transgender Day of Remembrance (and Resilience)
TDOR 2015: A Malaysian Transwoman’s View
Transmissions: The next day
Four Years to Live: On Violence Against Trans Women of Color

As 2015 Sees A Record Number Of Documented Transgender Murders, A Glimmer Of Hope
Friday marks the Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual memorial first started in 1999 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith. This year, a record number of transgender murders were documented, a depressing reminder of how rampant anti-trans violence is. However, the fact that such cases are being accurately reported and documented with greater frequency may also provide a glimmer of hope that change could be possible.

Caitlyn Jenner Is Not a "Hero"
When Bruce Jenner, notable Olympic athlete, decided to become a transgender woman at the time when the nation was, and still is, divided by LGBTQ concerns, she represented freedom from oppression for all transgender women. Caitlyn Jenner did for herself and the LGBTQ community a great thing; she opened herself up to public scrutiny and encouraged love and support for all genders. But her actions as of late lead me to believe she is not worthy of the accolades the press gives her. From a drunk driving incident that left a woman dead, to continuing to use a country club male membership, it seems that most issues a transgender woman faces in life Caitlyn can skirt by using affluence and social connections.
You Don't Care Who Won a Glamour Award, You're Just a Transphobic Bigot
Defending Caitlyn Jenner Against Rose McGowan

Odd alliance against 'bathroom rights' for transgenders
It appears some in the radical homosexual movement are drawing a line on how far their liberal views should go.

Cruz: Obama Administration’s support for trans teens is “lunacy”
Presidential candidate accuses government of forcing schools "to let boys shower with little girls"

New HUD Rule Strengthens Protections for Trans People in Shelters
The federal agency wants to make sure trans people are housed according to their gender identity.

New surgery could allow trans women to give birth within five years
'The human drive to be a mother for a woman is a very serious thing. Transgender women are no different'

Transgender stars of Tangerine make history with Indie Spirit Award nods
Kitana Kiki Rodriguez nominated for best actress while Mya Taylor gets supporting actress nod

Transgender Pilots Frustrated Over Extra Scrutiny From FAA
When it comes to clearing pilots for takeoff, the Federal Aviation Administration uses regular medical exams to make sure they’re fit to fly. But the process may not be fair for everyone in the cockpit.

Couple accused in transgender attack
A San Francisco couple accused of hate crimes stemming from the assault of a transgender woman in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday claim they acted in self-defense and pleaded not guilty before a judge Friday afternoon.

Transgender women living with HIV in Los Angeles County face an array of unmet legal needs
Transgender women living with HIV in Los Angeles County face a variety of legal needs that have a significant impact on their access to resources such as income, health care and housing, but most do not receive any legal assistance, according to a new analysis by researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law.

Killer in '12 trans death ID'd
Police have identified the man they believe fatally shot a transgender woman in 2012 in downtown Oakland.

Defense misgenders trans assault victim
As the couple accused of attacking a transgender woman in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood pleaded not guilty recently, the attorneys representing them repeatedly misgendered the victim.

Trans employees open up about workplace issues
Accomplished opera singer Breanna Sinclaire, recently honored by Out magazine as one of the top 100 LGBT advocates of the year, still worries when she applies for a job or meets new co-workers.

Trans activist charged with ‘disobeying’ police at D.C. protest
he U.S. Attorney’s Office on Thursday decided against prosecuting transgender activist Jes Grobman for allegedly assaulting a police officer at the site of a trans rights demonstration in which protesters blocked evening rush hour traffic at 14th and Irving Streets, N.W.

Transgender elementary school teacher a first in Florida
Parent files complaint with school board

NH native charged in Maine supermarket killing sentenced to life behind bars
A Maine woman who pleaded guilty to fatally slashing a woman in a random attack in a supermarket is going to spend the rest of her life in prison.

Following trend in smaller schools, Marionville adopts transgender policy. One mom not happy
Joining a growing number of Missouri schools, the Marionville School District adopted a policy Thursday regarding transgender students.
Missouri schools navigate transgender restroom policies

In NC, Heated Rhetoric Over Transgender Lawsuit In Virginia
A federal lawsuit involving a transgender high school student in Virginia is leading to heated political rhetoric in North Carolina.

McCrory will join transgender bathroom lawsuit
Governor Pat McCrory will join South Carolina and sign on, in his capacity as governor, to a friend-of-the-court brief in a case involving a transgender student's request to use a school's male bathroom.

Transgender New Yorkers Face Higher Unemployment, Poor Health, Report Says
Disproportionately high levels of unemployment and poverty in New York's transgender community are connected to the health issues they face, a new study found.

Supporters 'adopt' stretch of I-71 in memory of Leelah Alcorn
Alcorn walked into traffic to end her life in 2014

Bill proposes regulating transgender bathroom use
The start of the 2016 legislative session is only a few months away, but one proposed bill is already stirring up controversy.

Don Huffines wants to recall the ‘bathroom ordinance’ … except we don’t have one
Don’t you hate when Highland Park residents interfere in Dallas politics?

Exclusive: Collin Co. Woman Sues Employer, Insurance Co. For Discrimination
A Collin County woman is suing her employer, L-3 Communications and its insurance company, Aetna for employment discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

Vigil for Dashad "Sage" Smith Three Years After Her Disappearance
Lee Park was lit with candles on Friday night as community members gathered together for a vigil about Dashad "Sage" Smith, a young transgender female who has been missing for three years.

Groups: Ease process to change gender on Va. birth certificates
Diversity advocacy groups Equality Virginia and the National Center for Transgender Equality have asked the state to make it easier for a transgender person born in Virginia to get their gender changed on their birth certificate.

What Is It Like To Be Transgender In Vermont?
More than two dozen Vermonters turned out in downtown Montpelier Friday to raise awareness about transgender issues and remember trans people who have been killed because of their gender identity.

A transgender woman shares her journey to truth
For Transgender Awareness Week, KING 5 shares the story of a transgender woman from Pierce County who is in the process of transitioning.

AG Schimel says WEDC didn't violate law, DOJ won't defend schools sued over transgender bathroom bill
Wisconsin's attorney general says the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) did not break the law with its tax credit program.

Trans teen remembered as friend, leader
In many ways, Mackenzie Murtomaki was unique. Murtomaki was smart, artistic, a leader in Calumet High School's Junior ROTC program and also transgendered, born into a body that didn't fit their (Murtomaki's) perception of their real gender.

GOP defends transgender restrictions proposal
Wisconsin bill would prohibit students from using bathrooms and locker rooms for the gender with which they identify.
Wisconsin Republicans Defend Transgender Restrictions Bill
Milwaukee Ald. Zielinski to introduce resolution condemning Assembly's anti-transgender bill