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quarta-feira, dezembro 23, 2015

Corpo de jovem é encontrado dentro do rio Parauapebas
José Moreira, 24 anos, foi encontrado nesta segunda, 21.
Homofobia pode ter motivado crime, segundo a polícia.
Um corpo foi encontrado nesta segunda-feira (21), às margens do rio Paraupebas, sudeste do Pará. Suspeita é de que o crime tenha sido motivado por homofobia.
Homossexual é encontrado morto em Parauapebas

Travesti, de 27 anos, é morto a facadas, em Caldas Novas
A Polícia Civil (PC) começou a investigar a morte de um travesti, de 27 anos, em Caldas Novas, no sul do estado. Segundo a Polícia Militar (PM), a vítima fazia programa no Setor Itanhangá I, quando foi abordado por um homem num carro. Ele entrou no veículo e minutos depois saiu do automóvel já esfaqueado. Ele chegou a ser socorrido, mas não resistiu aos ferimentos e morreu. O delegado vai analisar as imagens das câmeras de segurança pra tentar identificar o autor. As informações são da CBN.

Quadrilha que explorava travestis é presa pela Polícia em Curitiba
Oficiais cumpriram 11 mandados de prisão e 12 de busca e apreensão

Transgender Offenders Are Being Victimized in Jails Across the World — and Justice Systems Can't Cope
Stories have repeatedly emerged this year over the poor treatment of transgendered offenders within prisons both in the UK and the US. In the last six weeks, two deaths have occurred in British jails. Beyond the individual cases, however, the issue brings into sharper focus how ill-equipped justice systems are to cope with the needs of offenders — and why so many end up back inside.

Transgender Equality A 'Totemic' Issue Of Our Time And Abuse Is 'Shocking', Says MP Leading Commons Inquiry
I have gone through hell and have begged them to please move me to a female estate. If I had already been there I would not have been raped and assaulted, I’m so down and alone." So reads one sentence from just one piece of written evidence, from a prisoner, to the parliamentary transgender equality inquiry.

France is telling students that trans people are 'cross-dressers' in anti-homophobia pamphlets
Trans rights groups are calling on the Ministry of Education to withdraw the 'transphobic' document

[Cabo Verde]
"Tchindas", o premiado filme trans cabo-verdiano que está a dar que falar (com vídeo)
O filme cabo-verdiano “Tchindas” (2015) realizado pelos catalães Pablo García Pérez de Lara e Marc Serena venceu o prémio para Melhor Documentário no Cape Verdean American Film Festival 2015. A película está a percorrer vários festivais um pouco por todo o mundo e este é já o oitavo prémio que arrecada.

Discrimination poses biggest obstacle for transgender people in Vietnam: survey
Discrimination has an obstacle for transgender people in Vietnam, a recent survey shows.

Gavin Wyre embarks on the rewarding challenges of gender identity transition
The human rights, health issues and social challenges experienced by people with changed or changing gender identities stepped beyond the activism of a few to become mainstream policy debates of governments, schools and health institutions in 2015. James Goldie, a winner of Langara’s Read-Mercer scholarship, examined the personal journeys of three people at different points along the path.

‘Caitlyn’ Jenner Snubbed Houston Transgenders to Meet with Megachurch Pastors
‘Caitlyn’ Jenner’s visit to two Houston, Texas, megachurches, while snubbing the transgender community, has received mixed reviews by that community.
As reported by Breitbart Texas, Jenner was in H-town filming his Reality TV show and went to Christmas services at two megachurches whose pastors were vocal in opposition to the Houston “bathroom ordinance.” Rev. Dave Welch of the US Pastor Council called the events at the Christmas services, “photo ops.”

This is what Americans think about transgender students in locker rooms
Earlier this month, a suburban Chicago school district erupted in anger after a high school agreed to allow a transgender girl to change in the girls’ locker room. The school’s decision came after the girl had filed a Title IX complaint with the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR). The Obama administration, through OCR and other agencies, has taken the position that transgender discrimination is a form of sex discrimination—and had intervened on behalf of the transgender girl.

More Than Two-Thirds of Residents in Every State Support Transgender-Inclusive Employment Protections
A majority of people in every state supports protecting transgender people from employment discrimination even though not every state has such laws, according to a new study by researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law published in Research and Politics.

Christian Colleges Get License to Discriminate From Obama Administration
It’s perfectly legal for schools to expel transgender students or bar them from housing thanks to “religious freedom” exemptions from Title IX.

Measure to limit transgender restroom use fails to qualify
Backers of a proposed ballot initiative that sought to require transgender people to use the public restrooms that correspond with their biological sex say they have failed to qualify the measure for the California ballot.
Anti-trans measure won’t qualify for Calif. 2016 ballot
Civil Rights Coalition Ready to Launch Education Campaign Following Failed Anti-Transgender Ballot Push

Toms River Schools Prepare Policy For Transgender Students
The district is one of several in N.J. defining how it will accommodate students whose gender identity differs from their birth gender.

New York City unveils new rules on gender discrimination
New York City’s human rights commission is rolling out new enforcement guidelines that could lead to fines for business owners, landlords and employers who discriminate against people based on their perceived gender identity.
New Protections Make New York Among Nation's Most Trans-Affirmative
Lambda Legal Commends New York State Division of Human Rights for Proposed Gender Identity Nondiscrimination Rule, Suggests Improvements

Victory! Transgender Man Wins Health Insurance Coverage for Gender Transition
Union Affirms Ongoing Coverage for Transition-Related Care in Health Plan

Transgender community stands by new YMCA policy on locker rooms
The YMCAs of Pierce and Kitsap counties on Monday began allowing transgender people to use the locker room that matches the gender with which they identify.

Following community mobilization, Lisa Mitchell released from Dane County Jail
Lisa Mitchell, a black transgender woman who has been in the Dane County Jail since May, was released Friday after community mobilization on her behalf.

'Mi madre me prefería lejos que muerta', el desgarrador testimonio de una transexual hondureña
En Honduras, Alexandra Andino fue una apasionada activista del movimiento LGBT, pero las amenazas y el miedo la hicieron buscar ayuda en otra nación.

Grupo LGBT de Ecuador celebra posibilidad de cambiar ‘sexo’ por ‘género’ en documento de identidad
Mediante un comunicado, la Federación Ecuatoriana de organizaciones de lesbianas, gays, bisexuales y transexuales (LGBT) celebraron la aprobación de la Ley de Servicio nacional de Gestión de Datos e identidad, en el que se aceptó la posibilidad de cambiar la opción ‘sexo’ por ‘genero’.

Couple prepare to become the first trans parents in South America
A trans couple from Ecuador are set to make history when they become parents next year.

Dane crea registro para género 'indeterminado' al nacer
En Colombia solo existían las categorías femenino y masculino, lo que ponía en aprietos a los médicos cuando recibían partos. Esto desconocía que nacían menores intersexuales.

Calendario escolar incluirá el Día contra la Homofobia y la Transfobia
Chile no deja de sorprendernos. El Movimiento de Integración y Liberación Homosexual (Movilh) resaltó dos nuevas políticas del Ministerio de Educación (Mineduc) dadas a conocer esta semana y “que reconocen la importancia de promover los derechos de lesbianas, gays bisexuales, transexuales e intersexuales (LGBTI) en las aulas”.