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quinta-feira, dezembro 03, 2015

Achas que me conheces?
É curioso ver que, aos 44 anos, ainda sou tratada como "algo" de adquirido. Pessoas que, supostamente, me deviam conhecer não sabem sequer quem eu sou na realidade, e outras, como nas redes sociais, partem do princípio de que como leram entrevistas minhas ou me viram na televisão, ou viram algum depoimento meu em vídeo, eu sou "da família".

Mulher pega mensagem de travesti no celular do marido e agride com árvore de Natal
Um pintor de 37 anos foi agredido pela mulher, uma dona de casa de 39, no Jardim Petráglia. Seria apenas mais uma brigada passional, não fosse o objeto e os motivos.

Transexual é esfaqueada e morta próximo a Arena do Jacaré
Uma travesti foi assassinada na noite desta segunda-feira (30) no bairro Centenário em Sete Lagoas. A vítima Susana Mattano de 31 anos foi esfaqueada e seu corpo foi encontrado próximo a Arena do Jacaré por volta das 23h30, depois de uma denúncia.
Travesti é esfaqueada e morta no bairro Centenário, em Sete Lagoas
Travesti é esfaqueada e morta no bairro Centenário, em Sete Lagoas

Another trans woman found dead in UK men's prison
She was found hanging by a prison officer and died two hours later
Second transgender prisoner found dead in male jail

National attention for transgenders
Centre mulls national policy for community, with a special committee to study and recommend measures for its betterment

Lawyers: Sex-change inmate's health declining due to denial of hormone therapy
The health of a sex-change woman charged with murdering her boyfriend is deteriorating because of a ban on hormone therapy for inmates, her lawyers said.

New Transgender Rights Law in Vietnam Falls Short: Rights Group
A new law allowing hospitals in Vietnam to perform gender reassignment surgery is a “significant step” toward acknowledging the rights of transgender people in the one party communist nation, but the procedure should not be a precondition for legal gender recognition, according to a rights group.

Curtin University launches guide to support students through gender transition
Curtin University has launched a guide to assist and support students and staff undergoing gender transition.

Assault victim Stephanie McCarthy devastated at assailant’s sentencing
Assault victim and trans woman Stephanie McCarthy speaks to Star Observer about her disappointment over her assailant's sentencing.

Second reading for Edmonton Catholic Schools' transgender policy
While the Edmonton Catholic School Board took another step towards passing a policy for transgender students, critics are calling on the province to step in.
Edmonton Catholic board's transgender policy debate centres on single word
Critics blast Edmonton Catholic school board's proposed transgender policy
Critics not pleased with Edmonton Catholic School Board’s proposed gender identity policy

Surprise! The Planned Parenthood Shooter Is Not Transgender
Conservatives have been bristling for several days with the possibility that Robert Lewis Dear, the alleged Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooter, may be transgender because his voter registration identified him as female. Even Ted Cruz floated the idea at a campaign stop on Sunday. On Monday, the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office confirmed there had been a clerical error.

Title IX Does Not Apply to Gender Identity, States Say in Transgender Student Suit
A Virginia school district should not be required to allow a student who was born a girl but now identifies as a boy to use the boy's restroom, South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson wrote in a legal brief he filed on behalf of leaders from six states this week.
Dozens of Christian schools win Title IX waivers to ban LGBT students

Ingraham Laments Schools Teaching That Being Transgender Is "Acceptable"
Laura Ingraham: "We Don't Want Our Boys Raised As Girls And We Don't Want Our Girls Raised As Boys ... That's What The Schools Are Doing, They're Gender Norming The Kids"

Anchorage LGBT non-discrimination ordinance faces opposition
A new effort is underway to repeal the recently enacted Anchorage law protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination.

This anti-gay pastor is dragging up to protest an LGBTI ordinance
'I am gonna "pee" next to your women in the women's bathroom and let's see how y'all feel'
[Pastor Kenneth Adkins cancelled his protest last minute.]

Chicago-area school district might settle transgender student case
The state's largest high school district is considering a settlement in the case of a transgender student seeking unfettered use of the girls' locker room.

What’s It Going to Take to Pass This Transgender Rights Bill?
The anti-discrimination bill sputtering on Beacon Hill at the moment seeks to provide transgender people in Massachusetts with equal access to public places, regardless of gender identity, which is already the status quo in 13 of its cities and towns. The bill enjoys the unwavering support of the state’s Democratic power-players: Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Attorney General Maura Healey, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and the congressional delegation. They are joined by a number of police chiefs and 170 companies in the private sector, including Google and Eastern Bank.

Brutal attack of transgender woman in Jackson Heights was domestic violence, police say
Police in Queens said the brutal weekend attack of a transgender woman was part of a domestic dispute.
The incident happened early Sunday morning on 93rd Street between Elmhurst Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, in front of the victim's home.
NYC Trans Activists Demand Swift Police Action in Savage Beating of Trans Woman
Small Rally for Transgender Woman Attacked in Queens

Lehigh University Introduces 70-Plus Gender-Inclusive Bathrooms
The Advocate goes inside one university’s bold new trans-friendly gender-inclusive bathroom policy.

SC AG Wilson files brief in transgender restroom case
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson has filed a brief along with officials in five other states that challenges the Obama administration in a lawsuit over whether local school districts must permit transgender students to use the restroom of their choice.
SC Attorney General argues against transgender student in bathroom lawsuit

Trans Memorial Defaced on Dallas Campus
Students were quick to restore the memorial after it was spray-painted with the word 'weird.'

UT transgender students face campus, social challenges
Between finding new classrooms and adjusting to a full course load, many students experience first-day jitters. For philosophy junior Audrey Ferguson, the start of classes also means being outed as soon as the professor calls roll.