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quinta-feira, dezembro 10, 2015

The Trans Women Who Say That Trans Women Aren’t Women
Meet the apostates of the trans rights movement.

$20m global initiative announced to end anti-trans violence, discrimination
‘The epidemic of violence facing transgender women and girls across the globe is a crisis by any measure'

The European Commission’s modest Equality Agenda
On December 7, EU Commissioner for Justice and Gender Equality, Vera Jourova, presented with “strategic engagement for gender equality” [1] and List of Actions by the Commission to advance LGBTI equality“ [2] two documents outlining Commission actions until 2019 in these areas.

Rules on whether transgender prisoners go to male or female jails to be reviewed
Ministry of Justice says it will re-evaluate how transgender people are treated, after recent deaths of women in male prisons

Transgender prisoner Joanne Latham was 'at risk'
A transgender prisoner who was found hanging in a cell was being observed every half an hour on the night she died, an inquest has heard.

HSE hosts Ireland’s first Transgender Healthcare Conference
Ireland continued to blaze a trail as one of the global leaders of recognising the rights of minority groups by holding the country’s first national transgender healthcare conference last week, which was attended by 380 healthcare professionals.

Transsexual prostitute trumps Joan of Arc to grab headlines on La Scala's big night
Protest banner reads 'Let’s legalise prostitution for a freer and fairer Italy'

Court Sentences Trans Woman who was Denied Access to Health Care
The trans woman, who was refused to be examined by a gynaecologist who told her “You are a man, I do not condone your situation”, has been sentenced to one year and two months of prison.

Neglected: NGOs to protest today for transgender rights
Human rights organisations will hold a sit-in on Wednesday (today) after they failed to receive a positive response from the government and United Nations on policy to protect the rights of people who are transgender.

Transsexual flick Bugis Street back in business after 20-year ban
Transsexual flick Bugis Street sees light of day after 20-year ban, relieved actor says he has been 'embarrassed long enough'

[Hong Kong]
More Hongkongers seek sex-change surgery and report gender identity disorder
Health minister says 22 of the 40 surgeries performed in the past five years were male-to-female operations

Province changing transgender birth certificate rules
The province’s human rights commission is ordering the government to revise criteria for changing sex designation on a birth certificate within one month.

Human Rights Commission Welcomes Call to Drop Gender Reassignment Requirement
The Human Rights Commission says it welcomes the decision of the Board of Inquiry calling for the provincial government to drop a requirement to have transgender persons undergo gender reassignment surgery in order to be able to make changes to their birth certificates. VOCM's Linda Swain reports.

Zoolander 2 screenwriter: Sharp criticism from trans community ‘hurts my feelings’
Zoolander 2 screenwriter and actor Justin Theroux swears he wasn’t trying to cause offense by creating the film’s androgynous character, portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch.

Drumroll, please. names 'identity' word of the year named "identity" its 2015 Word of the Year on Tuesday.
CEO Liz McMillan said they chose the word “identity” because of an uptick in lookups on for “identity-related” words such as transgender, cisgender and omnisexual.

Governors, attorneys general fight back against transgender bathrooms
Governors Paul LePage of Maine and Pat McCrory of North Carolina, along with the attorneys general of South Carolina, Arizona, Mississippi, and West Virginia, have filed a "friend of the court" brief against letting boys use girls' toilets, showers, locker rooms, and private facilities.

A struggle for transgender detainees
Immigration officials say they have abandoned their plan to detain transgender immigrants at a facility in the high desert community of Adelanto, Calif.

Summit County government moves to protect transgender employees
The Summit Board of County Commissioners approved a set of personnel policies, practices and guidelines on Tuesday to strengthen existing protections against discrimination for transgender employees. The county will also soon implement transgender-inclusive health-insurance coverage, which will be available to assist with the gender-transition process.

District 211 upholds transgender student agreement but opposition persists
Two years after a transgender student sought help from federal authorities to access the girls' locker room, suburban school officials affirmed her request late Monday after an emotional and sometimes fiery meeting attended by hundreds.

S.C. Attorney General: Transgender Student Shouldn’t Use Boys’ Bathroom
In the coming years, you’re probably going to be hearing a lot more about transgender students — and which bathrooms their schools allow them to use.

NSAA board to discuss draft policy on transgender students' participation in sports
The Nebraska School Activities Association board of directors will tackle the controversial issue of how schools should handle transgender students’ participation in high school sports at its Wednesday meeting in Norfolk.

Town of Jackson approves non-discrimination ordinance
The Jackson Town Council has unanimously approved a resolution supporting non-discrimination.

[Latin America]
The average trans woman in Latin America will die aged just 35
Trans men and women suffer violence, poverty and are forced into sex work

[Antigua and Barbuda]
The Life Of A Transgender Woman In The Caribbean
I still remember the day I stepped into the IT Room at my secondary school and introduced myself to the teacher, Sherese -- then Washington -- Bramble. As a lesbian teen, I knew we shared rainbow flags. Years later, I get the opportunity to interview Sherese who is living her truth on the Caribbean island of Antigua and Barbuda.

Venezuela's first transexual legislator to promote equality agenda
Venezuela should enact laws to protect LGBTI rights following examples of other Latin American countries who have already approved such laws or are in the process of doing so, says Tamara Adrian, a transsexual legislator elected to the Parliament from the opposition alliance Democratic Unity Roundtable, or MUD.
Tamara Adrián: Election to Venezuelan National Assembly ‘wonderful’