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terça-feira, novembro 17, 2015

Spanish transsexual boy officially a girl
Spain has allowed a transsexual child to change gender on an official document. At the request of the parents, the Department of Health in Barcelona changed the gender on the 10-year-old’s health card to female.

Bath transgender woman Tara Hudson 'receiving the care she needs in appropriate environment'
A Bath transgender woman who spent a week in a male-only prison before being moved is receiving the care she needs.
Trangender prisoner Tara Hudson moved AGAIN - away from female prisoners

Protest at venue staging 'transgender Jesus' show
Protesters mounted a picket in Belfast yesterday outside a showing of a controversial play depicting Jesus as a transgender woman.

The Gayle Newland sentence sets a dangerous precedent for transgender rights
The trial of a woman who used a dildo to pose as a man exposes legal confusion about just what you can conceal from your lovers

Rainbow List 2015: Interview with No 1 Riley Carter Millington
Riley Carter Millington has just made his debut in ‘EastEnders’ – the first transgender actor in a leading trans soap role. It’s a trailblazing move that could change lives – and it’s why he tops 2015’s Rainbow List

Parenting a transgender child: 'The day my four-year-old son told me he was a girl'
Caitlyn Jenner may have transitioned to another gender as an adult but today, it's increasingly common for children to do the same. Eleanor Tucker meets their parents

WATCH: Shauna Gartland reveals relief of coming out as transgender on RTE series 'Dole Life'
Shauna Gartland speaks about the relief of revealing she is transgender to friends and family on tonight's final episode of Dole Life.

Lesbians in Iran are being asked to get sex changes or die
onight on BBC World News, a documentary called Iran’s Sex Change Solution delves into the world of homosexuality in Iran where lesbian and gay people are told they must transition to be accepted in their country. Host Ali Hamedani speaks with several LGBT people who have moved to Turkey and discuss their coming out processes and how they reconciled their sexuality with their gender, and the pressures they faced from their communities, who deny the existence of homosexuality and instead offer free sex change operations, paid for by the government.

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Hong Kong LGBTI rights group calls on UN to rebuke govt's treatment of trans people
LGBTI groups and activists want the government to abolish the requirement for transgender people to undergo full surgery in order to be legally recognized

Genderfluid actress Ruby Rose named Australia’s Woman of the Year
Orange is the New Black star Ruby Rose has been named Australia’s Woman of the Year.

Edmonton Public School Board calls on ASBA to support LGBTQ policy
The Edmonton Public School Board is calling on the Alberta School Boards Association to support a policy for staff, students and families who identify as sexual or gender minorities.

Trans Awareness Week 2015
With the official November 20 TDOR day rapidly approaching this Friday and events being held around the country and the world to remember the people we have lost to anti-trans violence, we in Trans World have begun to use the days in the runup to TDOR, now that we have the media's attention. as an opportunity to educate and inform people about the issues that affect trans people besides the horrific levels of violence predominately affecting young non-white trans women.
TDoR 2015: Memorial List of 27 Reported Deaths By Suicide

Call Her Out, But Call Her Cait: Caitlyn Jenner and Why I’m Never Here for Transphobia
I detest Caitlyn Jenner. The list of reasons starts with her association with the Kardashians whom I find deplorable. I detest that she believes the hardest part of being a woman is deciding what to wear. I detested the pretentious speech she gave when she accepted the Arthur Ashe Award. I detest how she only passingly mentioned how black trans women are being murdered at alarming rates during her special with Diane Sawyer. I detest Caitlyn Jenner.

Her Story Explores the Dating Lives of Trans Women
Imagine a nightclub where reality shows about transgender women fill the floor, each competing for your attention with the same old tired clichés and themes. But then, you spot a newcomer, alone at the bar, a scripted Web series that locks eyes with you, luring you away from the rest with a story that's sorely missing from the current media love affair with everything trans.

SNL pokes fun at Houston’s just-defeated ‘bathroom bill’ [Video]
An LGBT rights ordinance failed on the ballot in Houston on Election Day, after opponents suggested male predators could take advantage of the law to use the women's bathroom. Some of the ads were pretty remarkable.

Government opposes Manning’s request to grow hair long
Government officials are opposing imprisoned national security leaker Chelsea Manning’s request to grow out her hair.

Dems form task force on transgender equality
Democrats are turning the spotlight on violence against the transgender community.

For Transgender Teen, Family Support Made A Huge Difference
For Lucas Mogerley, life wasn’t always certain as it is now.

Trailblazing deputy retiring after 22 years
Lieutenant Rachel Esters says she's the first openly transgender deputy to serve at the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.

The Hardship And Discrimination Plaguing The Transgender Community In the Nation’s Capital
Washington, D.C. has some of the nation’s most extensive nondiscrimination protections for transgender people, but a new study of the capital’s trans residents shows that protections alone don’t alleviate their burdens of discrimination and destitution.

Female body found 27 years ago in Lake County actually transgender male
Nearly 30 years have passed since deputies released a flier about a woman's decomposing body found in rural Lake County, hoping details including that she had probably given birth to several kids would help solve the mystery of her identity.

Trans woman Tori Bertran a South Florida role model for LGBT children and adults
Tori Bertran grew up in Miami and came out as a transgender woman about six years ago
She is among the best known volunteers in South Florida’s LGBT community
Bertran is now SunServe’s LGBT youth services manager in Fort Lauderdale

Transgender woman lands victory in Atlanta Immigration Court
A transgender woman’s longtime quest to live in the United States after fearing for her life in her native Honduras is finally over. On Oct. 22, the Atlanta Immigration Court granted a withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture, ruling that Marisela Castro would “more likely than not” suffer persecution if she returned to her home country.

Western Pennsylvania school districts adapt to students' gender issues
When Andrew Novak decided to make the transition from girl to boy at the start of the school year, one of the first people he told was his high school guidance counselor.

Supermarket tried to make me wear low-cut uniform, transgender man says in lawsuit
A transgender man is suing Giant supermarkets over claims that he was forced to wear a female uniform despite the fact that he identifies as a male, among other alleged incidents of discrimination.

What Reporters Should Know About Dallas' Updated LGBT Ordinance
The Dallas City Council recently voted to clarify and update the language in the city's existing non-discrimination ordinance, which has protected LGBT people from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations since 2002. Anti-LGBT groups are attacking the vote, claiming it creates new protections that would allow male sexual predators to enter women's restrooms. But these protections have existed for over a decade, and experts in Dallas have already debunked right-wing talking points about bathroom safety.
Far-Right Leader: Move Texas GOP Confab From Dallas Because of Trans Protections
Anti-HERO offensive

Female transgender turns heads in court in revealing dress
A transgender woman accused of mowing down her lover during a tiff created quite a stir when she appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court in a transparent skin-tight dress showing her black underwear.

Participantes en Desfile de la Diversidad denuncian maltrato
La secretaria de Participación y Desarrollo del Distrito, Rocío Castillo, denunció que varios policías de Tránsito agredieron física y verbalmente a varios miembros de la comunidad LGBTI durante el desfile de La Diversidad Sexual.
Denuncian agresión policial contra desfile gay en Cartagena

Se realizó la séptima Marcha del Orgullo y la Diversidad Sexual en Córdoba
Durante la tarde del sábado, miles de personas volvieron a movilizarse desde el Parque Las Heras reivindicando la diversidad sexual. Al igual que el fin de semana pasado en distintas ciudades, la comisión organizadora la transformò en un acto en apoyo a Daniel Scioli de cara al balotaje del 22 de noviembre. Organizaciones de izquierda marcharon diferenciadas y llamaron a votar en blanco.

Spate of murders of LGBT, trans women activists since September
Terror stalks the LGBT community in Argentina with three murders of LGBT activists taking place since September and those who belong to the community being threatened.