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quinta-feira, dezembro 31, 2015

Comedian who came out as transgender woman ‘reverts back’ to a man
A comedian who came out as trans last year has changed his mind – and will now be living as a man again.

[Saudi Arabia]
Cross-dresser arrested inside mall
Abaya-wearing man held in Saudi Arabia after shopper became suspicious
Dude looks like a lady: Saudi man arrested for crossdressing in mall

Bill ensures family life for transgender children
The practice of disappointed families giving away transgender children to bands of 'third gender' wandering cities and villages may soon be passe.

2015 Trans Year in Review -- The Upside
2015 was the most momentous year in trans history. From scattered events in trans prehistory - Lili Elbe (The Danish Girl) , Christine Jorgensen, Sylvia Rivera, and Renee Richards - the community finally entered the historical mainstream in 2015 with the splashy "outcoming" of Caitlyn Jenner. She changed the cultural landscape, for better and worse, and gave us all a platform we never had. We're not quite to the status of "just another American minority group," but we're on our way.

The Year in Transgender Health
From the high-profile but ultimately disappointing transition of Caitlyn Jenner to the excellent media representations of the transgender community by Laverne Cox, Janet Mock and their peers, to the everyday struggle of transgender folks in our own communities, it's been a very visible year for the transgender struggle.

Why These Women Want to Repeal an LGBT Law in Alaska’s Biggest City
A gender identity law in Anchorage, Alaska, has met with opposition from a dozen women who say they are concerned about safety and privacy in bathrooms and locker rooms.

Silent Witness hoping to solve dozens of 2015 homicide cases
Unsolved murder cases will be heavy on the minds of dozens of Arizona families as we head into the new year.

New VA Clinic Opens For Transgender Vets
A Veterans Affairs hospital in Tucson, Ariz., is expanding treatment to a previously underserved faction of the armed services: transgender veterans.

Illinois takes steps with new laws to protect transgender community
Regardless of the lack of a budget in Illinois, those elected to represent the people of the State have not been sitting on their hands. With bipartisan majorities, including support from Republican leaders in both the Illinois House and Senate, January 1st, 2016 will bring three new laws to the State that mark a significant move forward in protections for the Transgender community.

Fair Michigan gay rights, anti-discrimination petition approved for circulation
An initiative petition that would amend the Michigan Constitution to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity, sex or sexual orientation has been cleared for circulation.
Despite resistance, Michigan election board approves anti-discrimination petition form

Conservative advocate sues school board over new transgender policy
The leader of a conservative lobbying group has sued a Virginia school board, challenging the board’s move to add protections for transgender students and staff to its nondiscrimination policies.
Transgender Protections Spur Suit in Virginia