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sábado, novembro 07, 2015

Denúncia de transfobia na Escola António Arroio leva a debate sobre identidade de género
No final de Outubro, o Colectivo Estudantil Libertário de Lisboa (CEL Lisboa) denunciou na sua página de Facebook um episódio de transfobia entre uma docente e uma aluna da Escola Artística António Arroio, em Lisboa. O caso envolve a falta de tratamento social do género com que uma aluna deseja ser tratada. As acusações recaem sobre uma professora que terá menosprezado, por várias vezes, esse pedido. O foi ouvir os lados da história.

O que a despatologização da transexualidade tem a ver com Eduardo Cunha?
A marginalização das vidas trans produz-se a cada comentário discriminatório, a cada projeto de lei que outorga um padrão excludente de união familiar.

Trans Labour candidate to run for London Assembly
Labour’s Emily Brothers has announced that she is running for a spot on the London Assembly.

Chennai’s Prithika set to become India’s First Transgender Sub Inspector
With Madras High Court’s intervention, India is all set to get the first transgender Sub-Inspector of Police in K Prithika Yashini.

Zambian trans woman convicted, faces 15 years to life
A trans woman in Mongu, western Zambia, was found guilty last week of permitting a man to have carnal knowledge of her “against the order of nature.”

Study finds trans people fear aged care
An Australian study has found trans people are often living in fear of aged care services, leading to the development of an evidence-based guide to inclusive care.

Yukon transgender rights moving forward, slowly
Yukon's Vital Statistics Act does not allow changing sex on birth certificates without reassigment surgery

Over 1,000 Ontario trans folk stuck on wait-list
Initial assessment at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health still a bottleneck

Statistics Show Exactly How Many Times Trans People Have Attacked You in Bathrooms
Surprise: There are zero reported cases of this happening.

A "Religious Freedom" Legal Powerhouse Is Leading The National Fight Against Transgender Student Rights
Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a powerful "religious freedom" legal organization with a history of anti-LGBT extremism, is working to eliminate non-discrimination protections for transgender students. Relying largely on the myth that allowing transgender people equal access to bathrooms is a "safety" concern, ADF has drafted model legislation and policies, testified at hearings, and encouraged the enactment of school district policies and statewide legislation that would prevent transgender students from accessing facilities consistent with their gender identity.

Ben Carson: Trans People Don’t Deserve ‘Extra Rights,’ Like Using Bathroom
A week after claiming his anti-gay positions didn’t make him homophobic, Ben Carson has suggested that transgender people should be segregated to their own separate restrooms.
Ben Carson Proposes Separate Bathrooms for Transgender People

The Women of San Quentin
At its worst, the U.S. criminal justice system does more than execute individuals: It murders their very souls. That's the premise of Norwegian photojournalist Kristin Schreier Lyseggen’s searing new book, The Women of San Quentin: Soul Murder of Transgender Women in Male Prisons.

Evidentiary dispute in Williams case
A defense attorney for Charles Sargent, the accused murderer of trans woman Diamond Williams, says prosecutors are unfairly withholding evidence in the case.

Transgender Athlete Doesn't Support SDHSAA Policy Changes
There are new rules for transgender students who want to participate in high school activities.

Let’s Admit What Really Went Wrong in Houston
The repeal of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance was crushing, and it’s vital we know why we lost.
Oh, Gimme a (Bathroom) Break!
Seth Meyers Breaks Down How HERO Was Defeated
New York Times Blames Texas Lt. Gov. for Next Trans Suicide

Replacing 'sex' with 'gender'
Revolutionary law would allow people to identify their gender as ‘masculine’ or ‘feminine’