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quarta-feira, dezembro 30, 2015

Um escândalo infamíssimo: as damas de contrabando que na verdade eram homens-mulheres
Era do conhecimento público, mas fechavam-se os olhos. Até que uns congressistas se queixaram de terem sido seduzidos por mulheres que eram homens. A polícia acabou por prender quase uma vintena de “damas de contrabando”. Manuel Moreira, a Tentadora, foi o criminoso escolhido pelas autoridades para servir de exemplo. Esta é a quinta e última história de uma minissérie do “Crime à Segunda”, no intervalo de mais uma temporada de criminosas portuguesas

Grupo protesta após Justiça soltar assassino confesso de travesti no RS
Brenda Lee foi encontrada morta por familiares dentro de casa em Pelotas.
Assassino confesso foi liberado após cinco dias em prisão temporária.

The 2015 gender dictionary – from fluidity to skoliosexual
This year new definitions of gender and sexuality hit the mainstream. But do you know your quiltbag from your ally?

Transgender Fad Rapidly Spreading in Primary Schools, ‘Clusters’ Emerging as Children Copy Friends
The number of primary school-aged children, some as young as four, beginning to “transition” their gender is rising rapidly in the UK. The popularity of the fad appears to be clustered, with children copying others in the same schools.

Japan lawmakers to introduce landmark LGBTI anti-discrimination bill
Bill seeks to eliminate discrimination in the workplace

Is the Brain Gendered? A Q&A with Harvard's Catherine Dulac
A biologist remarks on the extraordinary similarity of male and female brains despite the persistence of binary behavioral styles

Protests and debate erupt over Title IX exemptions for Christian colleges
Protests, hundreds of news reports, and possible congressional actions have all occurred following a Dec. 1 report by The Column. That report, Dozens of Christian schools win Title IX waivers to ban LGBT students, put the spotlight to a growing trend at Christian colleges and universities around the country: obtaining Title IX waivers from the U.S. Dept. of Education requesting an exemption to laws that bar anti-LGBT discrimination.

How Anti-Gay Talking Points Are Being Recycled For The Transgender Community
For over a decade, gay rights opponents peddled a set of myths and fearmongering tactics to try to sway voters against marriage equality and basic rights for gay people. Now that marriage equality is the law of the land, anti-LGBT organizations have started recycling the same bogus scare tactics to target the new bogeyman of the LGBT rights movement -- the transgender community.
Report: Anti-LGBT groups use old claims for new tricks

12 Biggest Wins for Equality This Year
A year that will go down in history for us.

10 Ways This Was A Banner Year For Transgender People
In a year of remarkable progress for transgender visibility and rights, it’s tough to pick the top stories, let alone place them in any particular order.
This list focuses on North America in general and the United States in particular, reflecting North America’s leading role on many fronts of the movement.

Estrogen and the Transgender Woman
Testosterone and estrogen are the hormones associated with gender. The average male, female and everyone in between have bodies that run on and need both. Today we are going to explore estrogen and the effects of it on the transgender female. Please note before we proceed that if you are currently undergoing or thinking of undergoing hormone replacement therapy with estrogen that we strongly recommend you do so under the care of a physician. There can be many dangers and health risks if estrogen is not administered and monitored properly.

Alaska school districts advised to adopt transgender policies
The ASAA and AASB are urging districts to add ‘gender identity’ to non-discrimination policies — and to figure out what that means for students in locker rooms, restrooms, and contact sports.

TLDEF Condemns Indiana Bill Targeting Transgender Youth and Adults
Bill Would Punish Transgender People with Jail Time for Using Bathroom

Elections board to consider form of gay rights petition
Supporters of amending Michigan's constitution to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity are hoping to clear an initial procedural step.