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terça-feira, dezembro 15, 2015

Pré-candidata do PSOL à Prefeitura de Alagoinhas, Samara é a primeira trans que pretende disputar o Executivo municipal no Brasil
Samara Diamond Fonseca Braga, 32 anos, é pré-candidata à Prefeitura de Alagoinhas pelo PSOL. Soteropolitana, mora em Alagoinhas há 10 anos e acredita que sua pretensão poderá ajudar no debate sobre o futuro do município.

Majority Of British People Would Support Their Children If They Wanted To Change Sex, Survey Reveals
The majority of British people would support their child if they wanted to change sex, an exclusive poll by The Huffington Post UK has revealed.

Transgender Poll Shows Government ‘Out Of Step' With Public After Prison Deaths
Most Britons disagree with placing transgender women in male prisons, according to a new poll for The Huffington Post UK, which will add more pressure on the government to change “bonkers” rules described as “out of step with public opinion”.
Transgender Prisoners: Cases Of Tara Hudson, Vicky Thomson And Joanne Latham Reveal Deepening Crisis

The Tories Are Trailing Behind on Transgender Rights
As a country we've made huge strides forward on transgender rights but there is a long way to go. Attitudes are shifting in a positive direction as shown by the recent polling from The Huffington Post UK and I hope that this will pave the way for change from Government.

The Media Must Ensure It Reflects the Full Diversity of Trans People
For many years before 2011, British broadcasters covered trans people as if they were earnest (and often slightly sad) scientific experiments or, more often, as targets of comedy. The British press was usually harsher, with trans as deviant, trans as undeserving or trans as comedy being the three main themes. Trans people were regularly outed "in the public interest" even if they were only lorry drivers or police officers. Trans people had learnt to distrust the media.

How transgender businesswoman Isabella Segal is leading the way in the workplace
Alex Bellotti talks to Isabella Segal, a partner at a Hampstead accountancy firm, about ‘coming out’ to clients, transitioning and what more can be done for transgender rights.

Transgender Rights Came Of Age In 2015 Thanks To So Much More Than Caitlyn Jenner
British actress Rebecca Root declared in April that "2015 is going to be the year to be trans".

The price of change and the right to be a woman in Thailand
With a culture of tolerance and affordable surgery, Thailand remains a leading light for transgender rights, writes James Austin Farrell

Women-only festival implements ‘no transgender’ policy… and then bans discussion of it
A women’s festival in Australia will not allow trans women to take part – and has banned discussion of the issue.

Grayson Perry opens Sydney exhibition as his alter-ego Claire
Renowned British contemporary artist Grayson Perry is visiting Sydney, where he opened his My Pretty Little Art Career exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art dressed up as his feminine alter-ego named Claire.

U.S. Taxpayers Give ‘Magnolia Thunderpussy’ a Sex Change
A former she-male hooker, only a year out of jail on a fraud conviction, just received a full “sex change” operation, courtesy of the American taxpayer. His story is loving told over more than four full pages in Sunday’s edition of the New York Times.

Psst … There’s a Radical Notion in a New Report About Gender Language
'To be culturally literate means knowing how to speak the new language of gender,' says consulting firm sparks & honey in a new report. But within its marketing recommendations lies a thought bomb of radicalism that could truly change society.

Caitlyn Jenner: Don’t Look Like ‘A Man In A Dress’
In an interview with Time Magazine it would appear that Caitlyn Jenner has once again gone and upset certain parts of the transgender community by making some pretty ill thought out and insulting comments about the physical appearances of trans women.

Anchorage Officials Nix Proposed Ballot Language in Effort to Repeal LGBT Ordinance
Opponents of Anchorage's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender non-discrimination law may need to get more specific in their ballot language seeking repeal.

Indiana college is latest to be granted exemption from federal LGBT protections
A northern Indiana school is among the more than two dozen religiously affiliated colleges nationwide to receive exemptions from a federal law that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and employees from discrimination.

LGBT group: Shame on Belmont Abbey College
A local human rights group is criticizing Belmont Abbey College over federal waivers that opponents say discriminate against transgender students and employees.

Nebraska transgender student athlete policy created with ‘Midwestern values’ in mind
The Nebraska School Activities Association has proposed a draft policy that would put the initial decision to let transgender students in high school sports in the hands of parents and local school districts.

Empire State Pride Agenda is shutting down
For 25 years, the LGBT political organization has advocated for civil rights in New York
Citing Win on Cuomo’s Trans Rights Directive, Pride Agenda Folds Up Tent

Trans woman’s body found in thicket, in Aparecida de Goiânia, Brazil
The body of an unidentified trans woman was found in the early afternoon of Thursday (11), in the neighborhood of Our Lady of Lourdes in Aparecida de Goiânia, capital’s metropolitan area. According to Police (PM), the victim had a cut mark of a knife in the neck.