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domingo, dezembro 27, 2015

Cantora transexual portuguesa faz homenagem ao Brasil no novo álbum
“Estou com saudades do Brasil, país por qual sou apaixonada e que me recebe sempre muito carinho”, diz Patrícia Ribeiro.

"A Rapariga Dinamarquesa" estreia no último dia do ano
"A Rapariga Dinamarquesa" é um dos filmes mais aguardados do ano, que começou a dar que falar assim que foi anunciado que seria o jovem actor Eddie Redmayne a interpretar o papel de Lili Elbe, considerada como a primeira mulher trans a submeter-se à cirurgia de reatribuição de sexo.

Grupo desce de carro, espanca e queima travesti com gasolina no Tarumã
Um grupo de jovens desceu de um carro e cometeu atos de atrocidade contra uma travesti de 37 anos, no bairro Tarumã, em Curitiba, na madrugada deste domingo (27). A vítima foi socorrida com 50% do corpo queimado ao Hospital Evangélico.
Grupo de jovens joga gasolina e ateia fogo em travesti em Curitiba

Trans-Hollywood :: An Informal History
Long before Caitlyn Jenner or Christine Jorgensen, there was Lili Elbe, a Dane that underwent sexual reassignment surgery in the early 1930s. You likely heard a lot about Elbe in the past few weeks: Her story is being told in the new film "The Danish Girl," currently in theaters, that stars Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne as the artist Einar Wegener who transitioned into Lili.

Transgender rights: Ten historic milestones which show 2015 was the 'year to be trans'
British actress Rebecca Root, star of the BBC's Boy Meets Girl, said 2015 would be "the year to be trans" – and her prediction was spot on. The last 12 months have been pivotal for the transgender movement, from Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair interview to the jailing of transgender women in male prisons, both of which ignited important public debates about trans rights.

Los transexuales vascos tendrán un carné con su identidad de género
Euskadi es la primera comunidad autónoma en ofrecerles un 'DNI' transitorio mientras dura el proceso de reasignación sexual

Alan, un menor transexual de Barcelona que logró cambiar su DNI, se suicida por acoso
Su madre: "No pudo con la presión de la sociedad y nos ha dejado para siempre".
Alan había conseguido este mes que un magistrado autorizara el cambio de nombre en su DNI pese a ser un menor de edad.
Allan, a trans teen from Barcelona commits suicide due to bullying
Barcelona teen commits suicide over 'transphobic bullying'

WATCH: The Trans Actress Who Played a Cisgender Character in The Danish Girl
In this exclusive video, transgender actress Rebecca Root (above, right) talks about working with Eddie Redmayne (left) in The Danish Girl.
Rebecca Root opens up about Eddie Redmayne trans drama The Danish Girl

‘Danish Girl’ pretty, but without passion
Review » Transgender story has gorgeous details, but is emotionally inert.
Review: 'The Danish Girl' offers a pretty shallow view of a transgender hero
Eddie Redmayne shines even as ‘The Danish Girl’ washes out
Eddie Redmayne: Reading 'Danish Girl' Script Was Like Getting 'Sucker-Punched'
Eddie Redmayne: 'I hope The Danish Girl makes trans lives better'

Gender Transition: Psychiatrist Dr Stuart Lorimer Explains What Patients Really Go Through
“Whenever I think I've seen it all, someone walks in the door and tells me something new, something I've never heard before.”

Morecambe pub apologises after transgender row with music duo
A pub sparked outrage by saying they’d cancelled a music gig because “the man was dressed as a woman”.

Trans Woman H.Y. Won The court Case Against Threats and Harassment
Trans woman H.Y., one of the plaintiffs in the Avcilar Meis Site case where a lynch and deportation campaign against trans women residents happened, won her court case against a perpetrator in the 8th court trial.

Police to Trans Man: "You Are What The State Decides"
A trans man was verbally assaulted by the police and school security at Istanbul University while the attacks on LGBTI brochures and posters in the school continue by the islamist groups named Anatolian Youth Association (AGD).

Thai court reaffirms gay-themed film ban for pornographic content
The transgender filmmaker said the banning of her film validates the assertion that transgender people are treated by Thai society as as an unsightly species—like 'Insects in the Backyard'

25-year-old crowned at Vietnam’s first transgender beauty pageant
A transwoman from southern Vietnam was crowned on Tuesday at Vietnam’s first-ever beauty pageant for transgender people.

Transgender Muslims Find a Home for Prayer in Indonesia
As the call to prayer boomed over this midsize university town on a recent Sunday evening, rows of conservatively dressed Muslim women laid out their prayer mats, bowed toward Mecca and murmured prayers in Arabic. As dusk fell, it was a ritual being carried out in mosques and prayer academies across the city.

Transgender woman sues gym over changing-room use
A transgender business manager in the city of Kyoto sued major fitness club operator Konami Sports Club Co. on Friday, saying she was forced to use its facility in Kyoto Prefecture as a man before undergoing sex reassignment surgery.

DPJ pushes LGBT discrimination bill for joint submission with ruling bloc
The Democratic Party of Japan has compiled the outline of a bill to eliminate discrimination against sexual minorities and wants to jointly submit it to the Diet with the ruling camp on Jan. 4.

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Journeys through life: Joanna's story
Whether you're g, l, b, t or f, or any of the other sexual minorities that make up our wider community, one of the common experiences we all go through is a journey from what society at large expects of us to what we individually become... something different.

Volleyball Nova Scotia shows 'resounding support' for transgender athletes
Competitive concerns don't overwhelm 'the human factor,' group's president says
Truly, an inclusive sport

Transgender people still struggling to be heard
The human-rights, health and social challenges experienced by people with changed or changing gender identities stepped beyond the activism of a few to become mainstream policy debates of governments, schools and health institutions in 2015. Globe B.C. has spent the past week exploring the lives of three transgender people at different points along their paths.

Musicians help raise funds for 3 seeking sex-reassignment surgery
New Brunswick is only province that doesn't pay for some form of expensive procedure

Goodbye, 'Anomaly' — TSA's New Word for Trans Bodies Is 'Alarm'
Three months after a transgender traveler's horrifying experience being screened at an airport, the agency reveals the change it promised in October.
WATCH: TSA Makes Full Body Scanners Mandatory for Some Travelers

Chelsea Manning accuses Caitlyn Jenner of being ‘grinch’ who stole trans movement in 2015
Former soldier convicted of espionage charges is transitioning in a military prison

Caitlyn Jenner for ‘follow-up’ Diane Sawyer interview one year on
One year on from Caitlyn Jenner’s emotional coming out interview with Diane Sawyer, the pair will reunite for a follow-up.

The life of trans woman Christine Jorgensen

Victories for Transgender and Private Prison Divestment Activists
A victory for the Transgender Law Center fighting back an effort to put an initiative on next falls ballot called, the “Personal Privacy Protection Act” which would allow the government to monitor whose using which bathrooms. Then, we talk to some organizers involved in a successful effort to get the University of California to divest from in private prisons–the second university after Columbia to succeed in this divestment effort.

CA anti-trans ballot measure fails
For the second year in a row an effort to place a transphobic ballot measure before California voters has failed.

A mother reacts to a transgender son
On a snowy night a few winters ago, Anita Gorrell’s youngest child dropped a letter in front of her and zipped out of the room.

Anderson joins Indiana cities protecting LGBT rights
The city of Anderson is the latest Indiana city to officially ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Indiana bill targets bathroom use by transgender people
An Indiana lawmaker has proposed a bill that would make it a crime for transgender people to use public bathrooms and locker rooms that do not conform to their gender at birth, threatening to draw Indiana further into a national debate over transgender rights.
Proposed Indiana Law Could Throw Trans People in Jail

Marquette Adopts New Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
WNMU-FM reports that Marquette has adopted a new anti-discrimination ordinance which states employers, landlords and others cannot discriminate against anyone based on their race, sexual orientation, gender or religion.

Princeton public schools adopt policy regarding transgender, gender non-conforming students
The Princeton Joint Unified School District adopted a uniform code outlining the rights of transgender and gender non-conforming students after a unanimous vote by the Board of Education last week, Vice President of the Board of Education Patrick Sullivan said.

Latest Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Filed In New Mexico
State legislatures have not officially convened for their 2016 sessions, but anti-LGBT bills are already piling up for consideration. The latest such bill was pre-filed last week in New Mexico. Despite the fact its sponsors have called it a “religious liberty” bill, the legislation blatantly carves out exemptions so that LGBT people — and only LGBT people — can be legally discriminated against.

NYC will fine employers up to $250,000 for referring to ‘transsexuals’ by their natural gender
The New York City Commission on Human Rights has issued rules that fine employers for referring to transsexuals by their real gender.

Intersex Activism to the Fore During UN Advocacy Push
Miriam van der Have is a married lesbian and mother of two. She came out publicly about being intersex on a television show in the Netherlands in 2003. Inspired by an out transgender participant on “Big Brother,” van der Have told me with a laugh, she thought, “If she can do it, I can do it too!”

On anniversary of Alcorn’s death, did anyone fix society?
Lee Ann Conard wants to write a letter. For nearly a year, words have swirled in the doctor’s head, resisting composition. When she tries to talk it out, tears fall. She seeks to offer respect to the parents who did their best for the child they called Joshua.

Liberty Counsel sues Va. school district
The Liberty Counsel on Dec. 21 filed a lawsuit that challenges the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity in the Fairfax County School District’s anti-discrimination policy.

Transgender man in Ecuador makes history with pregnancy
A couple in Ecuador is making history with a unique pregnancy: The father-to-be is carrying the baby of his transgender partner.
Ecuadorian Trans Couple Announces Pregnancy

Three more Trans murders in Brazil
Sadly, three more trans women were murdered in Brazil, the first by her lover in a domestic violence case.

Gang that forced Brazilian transwoman into drug trade dismantled
On Monday Civil Police (CP) in Curitiba Brazil arrested 8 and performed 12 search and seizure warrants during the so-called “Keshara” operation, The campaign in the capital city of the state of Paraná is the cumulation of an investigation of a gang accused of sexually extorting and exploiting transgender woman. The gang members were also arrested on robbery, theft and receiving stolen vehicles charges.