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sábado, janeiro 30, 2016

Jovem desaparecida é encontrada morta em local conhecido por desovas
O corpo de um moça*, identificada como Fabiane Hilário, de 20 anos, foi encontrado por um morador que saiu para trabalhar e passou pela Estrada do Caximba, próximo a BR-116, na manhã desta quarta-feira (27). A jovem, estava bem vestida, usava um relógio no pulso e tinha ferimentos na cabeça.
*Inicialmente, foi repassado, tanto pela polícia quanto pelo homem que teria encontrado o corpo, que se tratava de um rapaz. Mas com a chegada da perícia, foi descoberto que era uma moça. A matéria foi atualizada.

Report documents anti-trans violence in Central America
A new report indicates transgender women in Central America remain particularly vulnerable to discrimination and violence.

‘Trans athletes are unfair to women’ insists columnist
The writer worries the move will be exploited by ‘medal-hungry male athletes’.

Brighton students given 24 options when asked by government to describe their gender
Options include 'In the middle of boy and girl'

Newspaper columnist jokes JK Rowling is writing ‘Hattie Potter and the Post-Op Transgender?’
A newspaper columnist has joked that JK Rowling is working on a new book: “Hattie Potter and the Post-Op Transgender?”
Patrick Kidd, writing in the Times diary column made the comments in response to a tweet from JK Rowling that she was struggling to choose a gender for characters in her new book.

Schools advised to have gender neutral toilets and uniforms to support transgender pupils
New guidelines have been launched to help schools support LGBT students.
Schools urged to get unisex toilets for transgender pupils

[Hong Kong]
No child should endure my ordeal, says sex-disorder Hongkonger forced to be a boy
Born neither male nor female, bullied as a child and driven to attempt suicide by repeated anatomical operations, Small Luk hid her bodily ambiguity for 20 years until a proper diagnosis allowed her to choose surgery and live as a woman. Now she wants Hong Kong to change laws so ‘intersex’ babies don’t have their sex decided for them, like hers was

Lethbridge school district releases draft gender identity policy
The Alberta government recently released guidelines surrounding gender identity and sexual orientation in schools across the province, and is asking school boards to develop policies that reflect those guidelines.

Cruz Rails Against Marriage, Trans Rights, Rainbows in Iowa
Days before the Iowa caucus, the presidential candidate panders to his base.

Veteran who grew up in Elkhart urges lawmakers to protect Transgender Hoosiers
As we first reported Wednesday night on FOX28 News at 10, an Indiana State Senate Committee advanced a bill that would add protections for lesbians, gays and bisexuals in Indiana, but not transgender Hoosiers.
Indiana Senate committee passes Trojan horse nondiscrimination bill

Discrimination agreement required at voucher-eligible school
Burrow into Lee Christian School’s “lifestyle statements and covenant” — a wordy, contractual document requiring the signature of parents, school employees and students grades 6-12 — and you’ll find this nugget:
“Gender confusion and dysphoria are ultimately the biological, psychological, social and spiritual consequences of the human race’s fallen condition. This state of depravity affects all persons individually and collectively.”

WEST WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO: School board adopts new policy for transgender students
With virtually no comment, the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional Board of Education has introduced a new policy that addresses the topic of transgender students — children whose gender identity differs from their gender assigned at birth.

School board listens to transgender students
Two transgender students — Julia Crooks and Ryka Sweeney — stood before the microphone last Tuesday to address the school board about their concerns, and the board listened.

Transgender student sent home from school for wearing a skirt
Controversy tonight involving Toledo Public Schools and a student who wore a skirt to school. The teenager was born a boy is transgender and identifies as a girl.
Transgender student not allowed in skirt

LGBT advocates in uproar ahead of Oklahoma legislative session
Oklahoma legislators have pre-filed more than two-dozen bills targeting the LGBT community ahead of Monday’s legislative session.

Trans people to police: We're not 'portrayals'
Trans folks are speaking out against a Pennsylvania State Police practice of categorizing anti-transgender hate crimes by male or female “portrayal.”

Transgender Advocate Outraged At Student Bathroom Bill
The House of Representatives voted 58-10 approving H.B. 1008

Transgender Students’ Access to Restrooms Protected By Federal Law
ACLU-TN Initiative Aims to Raise Schools’ Awareness
Transgender Students' Access to Restrooms Protected By Federal Law

Utah proposal would protect LGBTQ people from hate crimes
A new proposal could make it a hate crime in Utah to harm someone because they are gay or transgender.

Virginia bill proposes Kim Davis-style clerk exemptions
Senate committee backs same-sex marriage religious objection bill, but kills hate crimes measure

Federal appeals court hears transgender Va. student lawsuit
A federal appeals court on Wednesday for the first time considered the question of whether Title IX of the U.S. Education Amendments of 1972 allows transgender students to use facilities that are consistent with their gender identity.

Eight Questions About the Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills in the State Legislature
On Wednesday, a state senate committee passed SB 6433, a bill that would repeal the Washington State Human Rights Commission's new rule that protects transgender people using sex-segregated bathrooms. Danni Askini, executive director of the Gender Justice League, attended the hearing. We spoke to Askini about what happens now, and what the public testimony she heard yesterday means for transgender people in Washington State.
Seattle Mayor and City Council Oppose Repealing Transgender Bathroom Protections

Nine Brazilian trans women charged with attempted murder of sex worker
Carla, a 29-year-old trans woman (or transvestite as Brazilian media calls us), was stabbed three times after an argument related to a sex work spot in Lourdes neighbourhood, on Tuesday night. Nine transgender women were arrested, accused of involvement in the attempted murder, one was accused and sent to Uberaba prison. The knife used in the crime was also confiscated and handed over to the police.