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terça-feira, dezembro 08, 2015

Travesti morre após ser atropelada no bairro Cidade Nova em Lagarto
Uma travesti foi morta após ser atropelada quando transitava pela Rua São José, no bairro Cidade Nova, próximo ao Parque de Vaquejada, no município de Lagarto. O fato aconteceu durante a madrugada deste domingo (6).
As informações são de que um veículo acabou se chocando contra a vítima, que foi identificada pelo nome de Alecia. Ela era travesti e morava do bairro Loiola 2.

I’m Proud of Being Trans, and I Don’t Care About Passing
A few months ago, sitting on a tram at lunchtime, I noticed a young girl staring at me with her mouth wide open. Staring back, I thought: There's nothing like the puzzled look of a child on public transport to tell you you're not passing.

Minister slams syariah law used against transgenders
A cabinet minister has slammed a syariah law used against Muslim transgenders, saying this lacked compassion.

Transgender man with 2 ‘wives’ pleads guilty to sex with minor
A transgender man, who has two “wives”, pleaded guilty on Monday (7 December) to having sex with an underage teenage girl from his neighbourhood, The Straits Times reported.

Holly Woodlawn, Transgender Star of 1970s Underground Films, Dies at 69
Holly Woodlawn, a transgender actress who achieved underground stardom with her affecting performance as a starry-eyed down-and-outer in the 1970 film “Trash,” died on Sunday. She was 69.

This Kid's Book Features A Prince Who Transforms Into A Princess
"The greatest gift you can ever give your child is love and support."

This Model Just Became The First Openly Trans Person To Wed On Reality TV
Transgender model Carmen Carrera will make history this week when she becomes, according to a press release from VH1, the first transgender person to wed on reality TV.

A Catholic High grad returns to 40th reunion as a different person
The essay that follows was written by Sarah A. Vestal following the 40th reunion of the 1975 class of Little Rock's Catholic High School for Boys. She was Charles Vestal in 1975 and, still, at the 30th reunion in 2005. Photographs show Vestal today and before she began receiving female hormones.

Two days after settlement, school district to reconsider transgender locker room deal
School officials in a suburban Chicago district said Friday they may back out of a newly minted deal with the U.S. Department of Education allowing a transgender student to use a girls’ locker room, over a dispute about a hypothetical: What would happen if the girl decided against using the privacy curtains she’s agreed to use?

Chicago trans man gets threatened at gunpoint and called ISIS member by raging Fox News fan
A transgender Chicago teaching assistant was harassed and threatened at gunpoint late last month after an angry Fox News viewer mistook him for a member of the terror group ISIS because of his beard.

Vandalism targeting transgender community persists in Carman Hall
The 13th floor of Carman Hall was hit with the most recent incident in a series of acts of vandalism targeting the transgender community when an unsigned piece of paper was taped over the floor bulletin board on Sunday morning that read, “I RESPECTFULLY QUESTION THE VALIDITY OF TRANSGENDER IDENTITY!”

Transgender Woman Facing Deportation Can Stay in Bronx to Avoid Torture
As she sat in immigration court on Nov. 19, Kim Watson chanted a Buddhist mantra she uses to recognize and accept the state of her life.

Cincinnati to consider ban on reparative therapy for LGBT youth
Nearly a year after the death by suicide of local transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn, Cincinnati again stands to become a national leader in LGBT rights, with debate scheduled Monday on a measure that would ban reparative or conversion therapy for LGBT youth

Protesters rally against transgender bathroom legislation
A group of people in Johnson City spent Sunday afternoon protesting what they call anti-transgender legislation. It's in response to a Tennessee bill in the works that would require people to use the bathroom of the sex found on their birth certificate.

Transgender inmate at Dane County Jail describes challenges, discrimination
Lisa Mitchell, an inmate at the Dane County Jail, shared stories about the numerous challenges the criminal justice system has imposed on her due to her status as a transgender woman.

Parent beats 1st-grade transgender ed. … for now
Due to one watchful parent of a public elementary school student in Wisconsin, first grade students weren’t forced to take part in school program propagating the transgender lifestyle on Thanksgiving week.

Tamara Adrián se convierte en la primera diputada transgénero en la historia de Venezuela
La activista por los derechos de la comunidad LGBT y la primera candidata transgénero en la historia política de Venezuela resultó electa este domingo 6 de diciembre, cuando se celebraron en el país las elecciones parlamentarias para escoger a 167 diputados y diputadas a la Asamblea Nacional.
Transgender woman elected to Venezuelan National Assembly
Venezuela Elects First Transgender Congresswoman in the Americas
Tamara Adrian Elected To Venezuelan National Assembly