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EU fails to adopt LGBTI equality strategy, but proposes list of actions
ILGA-Europe is disappointed that the EU failed to deliver an ambitious LGBTI equality strategy. ILGA-Europe is committed to working with the European Commission to ensure effective implementation of the list of actions in a way that will have a positive impact on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people across the EU and beyond. But the actions proposed remain very general and lack ambition.

EXCLUSIVE: 'Transgender suicides broke my heart' says Bath woman Tara Hudson
Bath woman Tara Hudson has said that suicides among transgender prisoners will continue unless they are placed in women-only facilities.

Trans Woman Sentenced To Prison Following Denial Her Right To Access To Medical Care
Istanbul 9th Criminal Court of First Instance decided on the case against a trans woman who was charged with insult by a transphobic gyneacologist, Dr Fatma Hut. Trans woman H.Ç. is sentenced to prison for 1 year 2 months.

Morreu a actriz que mora na canção de Lou Reed Walk on the wild side
Holly Woodlawn era também um dos rostos do star system alternativo de Andy Warhol, aparecendo em filmes como Trash e Women in Revolt.
Holly Woodlawn was a transgender inspiration. We mustn’t forget her achievements

Carmen Carrera becomes first trans person to wed on reality TV
'This wedding has given us a sense of freedom to be proud of what we have and who we are'

Cruz, Huckabee agree to push religious freedom bill in first 100 days
In the 1930s, President Roosevelt promised the American people in his first 100 days in office he would push for passage of “New Deal” legislation aimed to lift the country out of Depression. Eighty years later, Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee are promising to use the same span of time to enact a religious freedom bill seen to enable anti-LGBT discrimination.

Ted Cruz On Trans Rights: 'I Don't Want My Daughters Taking Showers With Little Boys'
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, responded last month to the Obama administration’s efforts to enforce transgender rights in public schools by declaring that he doesn’t want his young daughters “taking showers with little boys.”

Language changes, we’re fond of saying. Sometimes it changes before our very eyes, as it has with three sensitive and socially conscious terms dealing with gender.

New report on transgender experiences in sex work calls for decriminalization
The Red Umbrella Project (RedUP), the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), and Best Practices Policy Project (BPPP) today released a groundbreaking report on the experiences of transgender people in the sex trade. Meaningful Work: Transgender Experiences in the Sex Trade presents new data and analysis from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS), first published in 2011 and still the largest-ever published survey of transgender people in the United States. Meaningful Work is the first in depth look at the 694 NTDS respondents ( 11% of the survey total ) who reported sex trade experience.

CSUF student works to better include the transgender community on campus
Destiny Caro, a human services major at Cal State Fullerton, is a discussion facilitator and LGBTQ activist who participates in Pride Talk at the WoMen’s Center. He is currently working with Associated Students, Inc. on a set of resolutions for the campus to better include the transgender community.

How One Illinois School Really, Really Wants To Discriminate Against A Trans Student
District 211, Illinois’ largest school district, approved an agreement last week with the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to accommodate a transgender student’s use of the locker room, but that agreement might soon fall apart.
District 211 keeps agreement on transgender student in place after heated debate
Dist. 211 reaffirms transgender locker room deal
School district keeps agreement on trans student, says won't apply district-wide
Chicago-area school district caves to Obama admin. threats: will let boy use girls’ bathrooms

Transgender singers find their voices in Boston choir
Butterfly Music Transgender Chorus formed last year
One of first in U.S. reserved for transgender singers
Training helps singers adjust voices to gender

Jackson Heights rally highlights violence against transgender community
A vicious attack of a transgender woman in Jackson Heights Sunday morning spurred a community to hold a rally in support of her and trans people throughout New York City.

Lancaster School Board tables issue of transgender students and restrooms
A controversial policy before the Lancaster School Board that would allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms of their expressed gender identity drew a crowd of 200 residents Monday night.
Transgender policy vote tabled in Lancaster

Millennium Fund grant supports program that helps transgender youths
In sleep, they are free to be the people who are locked inside.

'We will teach tolerance': After community debate, Mount Horeb School Board approves transgender measures
In a matter of minutes and with little comment, Mount Horeb School Board members late Monday unanimously approved new measures to accommodate transgender students, quickly dispensing with a controversial issue that has consumed the community for more than two weeks.
Transgender issue causing a stir in Wisc. schools

Stabbed 58 times, transgender woman flees El Salvador
With red hair, carefully made up and dressed in feminine attire, Neila stood out in the gang-ravaged El Salvador neighbourhood where she was born a man.

CARIBBEAN: Transgender Sex Worker kills self over abusive relationship
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community was plunged into a state of shock and mourning when one of its own committed suicide.
Dead is Desmond Lyken also known as ‘Desiree’ who ingested poison last week. She died at the Georgetown Public Hospital on Sunday, December.

Tamara Adrián ya es la primera diputada transexual en la historia de Venezuela
Su propuesta es clara: Ley de Matrimonio Igualitario, de Identidad de Género, de protección a personas intersexuales y otras para “enderezar” el rumbo económico del país. La primera diputada transexual pintará de diversidad a la nueva Asamblea
Tamara Adrian becomes first elected trans MP in Venezuela