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quinta-feira, dezembro 24, 2015

Uma mulher extraordinária que nos ajuda a perceber de uma forma tangível uma realidade que é distante a tantos, mas, ao mesmo tempo tão simples. Uma conversa leve, fácil, e, ao mesmo tempo tão profunda que encerra em si tantas verdades itinerantes e sem género. Moldadora de medos, sem pudores ou constrangimentos, faz-nos uma visita guiada ao seu âmago, onde nos ensina através da sua experiência que, a tolerância e o amor ao próximo são o resultado mais sublime da educação.

Paradigm Shift Occurring in Transgender Care
A paradigm shift is occurring in the care of transgender individuals in the United States, with the mainstream medical community embracing transgender medicine when previously access to care for this community had been heavily limited due to physician discomfort, says one expert.

First Ever Africa Trans* Visibility Day
I keep pointing out the trans human rights movement is an international one, and we have increasing evidence of that global reach every day.

What It’s Really Like to Be Young and Trans in Canada Now
Stars like Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox put the word “transgender” on everyone’s lips this year, but behind the buzz, the reality is still complicated, particularly for millennials

How a ‘rebirth’ helped transgender woman Kira Yee ditch a double life
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.

Gwen Araujo's Mom Sylvia Guerrero Needs Our Help
17 year old Gwen Araujo was brutally murdered on October 4, 2002 and ever since then, her mother Sylvia Guerrero has been a standup ally for our community.

Why America’s Top LGBT Group Is Losing An Argument Over Bathrooms
The Human Rights Campaign said its next big focus after marriage equality was passing LGBT nondiscrimination laws. But they’re losing ground to an attack spreading fear about who would be allowed in bathrooms.

In new trend, courts see anti-gay bias as gender discrimination
LGBT people lack explicit protections in federal law against discrimination, but a growing number of courts are determining anti-gay discrimination constitutes gender discrimination under current law.

Students protest transgender invasion of privacy
'It is unfair to infringe upon the rights of others to accommodate 1 person'

High school students push for acceptance along gender spectrum
Teens in Colorado are changing the conversation about gender identity, creating a comfort zone among peers to identify as transgender, “gender fluid” or “a-gender.” Among their requests: use “they” as a singular pronoun.

City passes ordinance to protect LGBT rights
Seven resounding "Yes" votes and a round of applause were heard as the Marquette City Commission unanimously approved an ordinance last week prohibiting the discrimination of people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Chris Christie Talks Terrorism When Asked About Trans People
The New Jersey governor claims his anti-trans policies have kept life simple for children in his state.

Chris Christie Wants To Spare Transgender Kids The 'Confusion' Of Choosing Their Own Bathroom
"I don't think life needs to be this complicated. I think it needs to be a lot more straightforward."

Transgender man barred from changing room at S.I. pool settles suit against the city
A transgender man formerly from Staten Island has settled his discrimination lawsuit against the city after he claimed he was barred from the men's room at a Tompkinsville pool two years ago.

TLDEF Urges Cuomo Administration to Adopt New Protections for Transgender New Yorkers
TLDEF yesterday submitted comments to the New York State Division of Human Rights expressing support for new regulations to protect transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, and credit.

New York City: Cross-Dressing Men May Use Ladies’ Lavatories, Locker Rooms
In a series of new regulations, New York City human rights officials have threatened sanctions to landlords, employers, and businesses who prevent cross-dressing men from using the ladies’ room, under provisions against transgender discrimination.

Local Group Donates Christmas Gifts to Missing Teen's Family
This year, many members of the Charlottesville community came together to buy and wrap Christmas gifts for the family of Dashad "Sage" Smith, a transgender female who disappeared back in 2012.