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terça-feira, novembro 03, 2015

Travesti morre após ser atingido por golpe de faca no pescoço
Segundo polícia, travesti foi preso suspeito de cometer crime.
Travesti morre após ser atingido por golpe de faca no pescoço, em Manaus

Trans group branded ‘child abusers’ for teaching kids about gender
The Mail on Sunday has criticized transgender non-profit group Gendered Intelligence – for teaching children about gender.

Ex-Border presenter back on TV for first time since surgery
A former Border Television presenter will return to the small screen for the first time since revealing her new life as a woman.

Minister: 'Police don't have enough transgender hate crime training'
Karen Bradley's comments follow calls from police chief for changes to the Public Order Act to give parity

How being who you want to be can cause problems in Newcastle
Newcastle took part in National Hate Crime Awareness Week to help teach those affected how to respond to it

Report: Half of transgender people face physical, verbal attacks
Nearly half of the estimated 390 thousand transgender people living in the Netherlands faced verbal or physical attacks over the past year. This includes threats, sexual harassment or destruction of property, among other things.

Ministry employee with gender identity disorder to sue over rejected toilet request
A civil servant diagnosed with gender identity disorder and living as a woman plans to sue the economy ministry for refusing to let her use women’s restrooms at work.

Trans* military officer Cate McGregor named 2016 Queensland Australian of the Year
Members of the LGBTI community must first get their internal selves right to achieve happiness and success according to the 2016 Queensland Australian of the Year.
Top military transgender woman Catherine McGregor named Queensland state Australian of the Year

6 Reasons This 16-Year-Old Trans Girl Gives Us Hope
Two years after a suicide attempt, trans teen Gabrielle Diana Gladu is giving hope to LGBT youth everywhere.

Winnipeg School board meeting to vote on Transgender policy
A school division meeting Monday night will decide if there will be a change in policy for transgender and gender non conforming students.

Fact check: study shows transition makes trans people suicidal
A 2011 Swedish study proves that trans people are more suicidal due to transition, are likely rapists and that trans women exhibit male socialization. Or does it?

Task Force Celebrates Transgender Awareness Month
To mark Transgender Awareness Month this November, the National LGBTQ Task Force’s Executive Director Rea Carey has issued the following statement:

Gender inclusive initiatives announced two months late
The LGBTQ Office of Culture & Community, along with Multicultural Affairs and Common Ground, launched the Gender Inclusive Initiative in early September, calling for preferred pronoun awareness and gender neutral bathrooms, as reported Sept. 14 by The Chronicle. However, the same initiative with outlined expectations was not officially announced to faculty until Oct. 23, some seven weeks later, in an email from Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Success.

Topeka activist could become first transgender member of Legislature (+videos)
Stephanie Mott stands in the Kansas House of Representatives and, misty-eyed, talks about how much history has taken place in this room.

Kalispell school officials craft gender guidelines
Kalispell Public Schools administrators have crafted a set of administrative guidelines for working with transgender and gender-nonconforming students.

UNL continues to improve on accommodating transgender, gender fluid students
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is working to accommodate transgender and gender fluid students this year. Gender-inclusive housing was available for the first time this fall, and students are now able to give their preferred name to the registrar. Yet UNL is ranked relatively low on the campus pride index, especially when compared to other Big 10 schools.

New York bathroom rules under attack after allowing opposite sexes in locker rooms, sharing restrooms
Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter to the Le Roy Central School District Board of Education that asks it to reverse a recent decision by district staff to allow students to use locker rooms and restrooms of the opposite sex. The letter provides a suggested policy that addresses the school district’s concerns about discrimination without allowing the sharing of restrooms.

Gay rights battle flares in Houston over nondiscrimination ordinance
Among the political signs jammed into the grass outside a polling station in this city’s South Park neighborhood stands one placard bearing an unusual slogan: “No men in women’s bathrooms.”
Nondiscrimination ordinance puts Houston at the center of latest gay rights battle

[República Dominicana]
Why Are So Many Boys In This Small Town Raised As Girls? The Intersex Children of Salinas
A small and ethnically homogenized corner of the Caribbean is home to an interestingly large population of children bearing the same medical anomaly. In the Dominican Republic city of Salinas, approximately one in every ninety children have this mutation, and are born with exterior genitalia that either appear female or non-specific and ambiguous at birth. They are generally assigned a female gender, given girl’s names and raised as daughters… but when puberty sets in, something fascinating happens.