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segunda-feira, novembro 30, 2015

1977: Story of transgender pioneer Angela Morley to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4
A new radio play celebrates the pioneering arranger who became the toast of Hollywood

Transgender community takes to streets against Punjab govt
A large number of people belonging to transgender community staged a protest demonstration outside the Punjab Assembly against non-implementation of job quota in government departments and what they said excesses meted out to them by the police and the Social Welfare Department.

What 'The Danish Girl' actor Eddie Redmayne learned from playing a transgender role
Redmayne portrays Lili Elbe in the new movie 'Danish.' 'The first time I walked on set [as Lili] I felt scrutinized,' the actor said. 'It was interesting because it was something that a lot of the [transgender] women I'd met had spoken about.'

Meet Apple's New, Inspiring Transgender Programmer
When she became a senior software engineer at Apple this year, Brielle Harrison reached her most important milestone yet. She is one of a small number of transgender programmers who are continually breaking the glass ceiling in America’s technology industry.

Ted Cruz Describes Alleged Planned Parenthood Shooter As ‘Transgendered Leftist Activist’
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is the latest presidential candidate trying to downplay the role anti-abortion rhetoric may have played in motivating the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs Friday afternoon. When a reporter asked him at an Iowa campaign stop Sunday evening about suspect Robert Lewis Dear saying he was motivated by “no more baby parts,” Cruz countered that he’s also been reported to be a “transgendered [sic] leftist activist.”
Planned Parenthood shooter revealed as a Bible reading conservative Christian

After a Defeat in Houston, the Fight for Gay Rights Shifts to Jacksonville
The first major gay rights showdown since Houston’s rancorous vote to repeal its anti-discrimination ordinance is shaping up here in Jacksonville, the largest city in the nation whose leaders have never enacted civil rights protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

Missouri school district adopts transgender policy
A southwest Missouri school district has a new policy governing accommodation for transgender students that some civil rights advocates are calling discriminatory.

Houston mayor says nothing could have averted HERO loss
Weeks after the high-profile defeat of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, Mayor Annise Parker said she doesn’t think anything could have changed the outcome of the vote.

Community support follows cancellation of Mount Horeb school reading of transgender book
Last Monday, a 6-year-old student went to school at Mount Horeb Primary Center with a new public identity.
It was her first day introducing herself to classmates as the girl her mother says “she really is.”
Kids At This School Will No Longer Be Allowed To Read A Book About Trans People
Wisc. School Bullied By Hate Group Into Cancelling Reading of Book About Trans Kid
Mount Horeb, WI Rebukes Transphobes, Schedules Public Readings Of 'I Am Jazz'

Killings of transgender Argentines test nation’s liberal laws
Diana Sacayán was found tied up in a 13th-floor apartment in Buenos Aires in October, stabbed to death. A month earlier, Marcela Estefanía Chocobar, 26, was decapitated and her body dumped on a vacant lot in Río Gallegos, in Patagonia. Also in September, in Santa Fe, a city on Argentina’s Pampas lowlands, the corpse of Fernanda Olmos, 59, was discovered on her bedroom floor, a plastic bag pulled over her head. She had also been stabbed.