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sexta-feira, janeiro 29, 2016

Governo lança livro 'Transexualidade e Travestilidade na Saúde'
O objetivo é informar e conscientizar toda a sociedade e promover hábitos saudáveis entre a população de travestis e transexuais.

Top 10 books about gender identity
Transgender, intersex and subverting gender stereotypes: The Art of Being Normal author Lisa Williamson selects her favourite books that feature characters across the gender identity spectrum

Australian of the Year: Catherine McGregor sorry after saying David Morrison choice was 'weak'
Australian of the Year finalist and transgender military officer Catherine McGregor has swiftly apologised after branding the appointment of her former boss David Morrison to the position as a "weak and conventional choice".

[New Zealand]
“Unacceptable flatmates are painted as villains”
An organisation that supports transgender people in exercising their human right to access appropriate housing says it is “unacceptable” that the transgender group who advertised for a new flatmate stating they did not want to live with heterosexuals, have been painted as villains by the Human Rights Commission.

Local access to healthcare for transgender patients lacking, one advocate says
Wesley Austin says he faced some resistance when he was transitioning from a woman

Calgary Bishop Fred Henry unrepentant over transgender 'totalitarian' comments
Outspoken Catholic leader doubles down on criticism of 'anti-Catholic' Alberta Education gender guidelines
Muzzling judgement on LGBTQ lifestyle is 'pure nonsense,' says Alberta Catholic Bishop Fred Henry

Feds push to remove any mention of 'he' and 'she'
Changes will create new expenses for employers required to comply

Fayetteville's state-fought law on civil rights argued in court
A Washington County circuit judge said this week that he will rule on whether a state law allows Fayetteville's civil-rights ordinance.

Sarasota school's bathroom policy sparks conversation about transgender rights
Nate Quinn is a high school senior dealing with everything from homework, to college applications to extracurricular activities, and, on top of it all, he's transgender. It was a year ago when Quinn told his family and friends he identified as a boy.

Lake hopes for leads in transgender cold case, sends items for DNA testing
Lake County sheriff's detectives are hoping that sending off items found with a transgender woman's body 30 years ago for DNA testing could spur some leads in the cold case and possible identify the woman.

Anti-LGBT Bills Begin Advancing In Indiana And South Dakota
With a tsunami of anti-LGBT bills being introduced in states across the country, this week saw the first movement on such legislation in Indiana and South Dakota — and the results do not bode well.

BREAKING: Indiana Senate panel kills religious objections proposal
An Indiana Senate committee has killed a bill that would have thrown out the state’s contentious religious objections law and replaced it with more robust protections for the rights of worship, speech and bearing arms.

Mom sues after Minnesota teen denied coverage for gender reassignment
The federal case alleges employer and health plan denied coverage for Reid Tovar Olson.
Minnesota mom sues over denial of son’s gender reassignment treatment

Missouri business groups divided on LGBT-discrimination ban
Missouri businesses are divided over a proposed ban on discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, with some companies during a Wednesday hearing backing the measure as needed to recruit top candidates and some powerful business groups countering it could lead to more lawsuits.

Moorestown schools talk transgender policy, pass superintendent search firm
The Moorestown Board of Education public comment was filled with two very different subjects last week. Parents spoke about the safety and comfort of their children sharing bathrooms and locker rooms with transgender students. Residents also expressed their support of having Interim Superintendent and Director of Curriculum and Instruction Carole Butler as the new superintendent, with no need to hire a search firm.

Here's What State's New Regulations Mean for Transgender New Yorkers
Transgender New Yorkers have new protections against harassment and discrimination, thanks to changes made to the regulations of the state's Division of Human Rights.

House passes transgender bathroom bill
A couple of bills making the rounds during the current legislative session take a look at a student's anatomy and sexuality.
House votes to send student bathroom bill to state Senate

Transgender student brings court fight over bathrooms to Richmond's 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
A transgender student’s fight to use a boys bathroom at his Gloucester County school went before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday.
Body or mind: Appeals court judges question what defines gender in Gloucester lawsuit
Appeals court hears Virginia transgender teen’s case regarding bathroom use
Attorney urges court to rule in transgender student’s favor

Full Senate to vote on gender-identity bathroom bill
A state rule that allows people in Washington to select a restroom based on their gender identity protects transgender people from harassment, supporters of the rule told a Senate committee Wednesday.
Wash. Senate bill would reverse transgender bathroom rule
Bathroom bill raises ‘vile’ rhetoric
State Senate panel narrowly votes to repeal new transgender bathroom rule
Transgender Access To Restrooms, Locker Rooms Spurs Impassioned Debate
Rules on transgender restroom access sparked heated debate in Spokane Valley

Violence against transgender women in Brazil remains high in 2016
Brazil launched a campaign to support its transgender population Wednesday, an issue that desperately needs attention after reports that 48 transgender women have been murdered in the country so far this year.

Brazil Launches Campaign to Support Transgender Population
The Brazilian government launched today a campaign focused on health, human attention and respect for the transsexual and transgender population.