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quarta-feira, janeiro 20, 2016

Motorista atropela pedestre e foge sem prestar socorro em Itaguaí
As câmeras de segurança de um estabelecimento comercial gravaram o momento em que um carro, em alta velocidade, atinge 3 pedrestes em Itaguaí, Região Metropolitana. A travesti Bábara Malquimi morreu no local. Na delegacia, a polícia descobriu que o carro havia sido furtado no dia anterior. Itaguaí

Polícia vai procurar câmeras de segurança para apurar morte de travesti, no RS
A Polícia Civil do Rio Grande do Sul informou, nesta segunda-feira, que vai procurar por câmeras de segurança na Avenida Beira-Mar, em Capão da Canoa, para buscar por suspeitos na morte da travesti Nathallya Figueiredo, de 25 anos. Ela foi encontrada esfaqueada dentro de um carro, por volta das 5h de domingo. A vítima chegou a ser levada para um hospital da região, mas não resistiu aos ferimentos.

Nine prisoners in same jail to have sex change operations on the NHS
Taxpayers will have to pay a £100,000 bill as a Government spokesman said inmates were entitled to the same NHS treatment as anybody else

Boy Meets Girl returns to BBC Two
Having delighted audiences with its sensitive but warm and accessible portrayal of a love affair between an older transgender woman and a younger cisgender male, BBC Two has announced that they have ordered a second series of the charming comedy Boy Meets Girl from Tiger Aspect Productions.

Bill to Ban Coming Out Rejected By Russia's Duma
A controversial bill that would have made it a punishable offense for men to come out as gay, bisexual or transgender has been rejected by the Russian Duma, Monday. The draft bill called for fines and arrests for offenders.

India: Fortify Bill Protecting Transgender People
The Indian government should strengthen its groundbreaking bill providing legal protections for the country’s transgender population, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015 should be improved through broad consultations throughout the country with transgender people and groups.

Brisbane rally to raise awareness on trans prisoner rights and abuse
Organisers of the rally hope to shed light on issues facing the trans community and incarceration.

Trans Sydney Pride: Supporting Sydney’s transgender community
A new support group is giving trans women and men a space to gather, socialise and connect without politics, writes Colleen Windsor.

[New Zealand]
NPIP rally for int. trans prisoner solidarity this Friday
No Pride in Prisons will be hosting a rally this Friday in Auckland to mark the International Day of Trans Prisoner Solidarity.

'Majority' of Edmonton Catholic board decided to send Bishop Henry letter
Education minister, Catholic bishops, meeting on gender identity policies

Calgary Catholic schools to uphold 'inclusive communities' policy
Schools within the Calgary Catholic School District will continue to uphold existing policies of inclusiveness and respect for gender diversity after Bishop Fred Henry’s comments last week that provincial diversity guidelines are “totalitarian” and contrary to church teachings.

‘Trans bathroom predator’ lies thoroughly debunked; Share the findings with community leaders
Proponents of “Bathroom Bills” are primarily using a “predator-in-a-dress” fear mongering tactic to scare parents and citizens into supporting anti-transgender legislation — something many would not otherwise support had they known they were being lied to.

New study shows youths with gender dysphoria have higher rates of Asperger syndrome
A new study provides clinical data to support growing evidence that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more prevalent in children and adolescents with gender dysphoria than in the general population. Among youths seen at a pediatric gender clinic who were screened for ASD, 23% possibly or likely had Asperger syndrome, according to the study published in LGBT Health, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free to download on the LGBT Health Web site until Feb. 13.

Caitlyn Jenner to Publish a Memoir About Her Transformation
Caitlyn Jenner — the reality TV star and prominent transgender activist — will publish a memoir about her highly public transformation from the Olympic track star and motivational speaker Bruce Jenner into a glamorous transgender woman, Caitlyn Marie Jenner.

Transgender rights activists look for support after marriage equality victory
As more advocates emerge from shadows of organizations and wage own battles, some ponder how they’ll advance cause without an LGBT ally at the height of its power – and ensure laws protect them from discrimination

ADF: Schools can fight Feds and we can help
A legal firm has advised public schools that they're abiding by federal law by denying students the right to walk into the restroom of their choice.

Boulder's Naropa University adds 'all gender' restrooms to Nalanda campus
As part of a broad reexamination of restrooms on its campuses, Naropa University has created two "all gender" bathrooms on the second floor of its Nalanda campus at 63rd Street and Arapahoe Avenue.

Students fight for trans rights in Sarasota County schools
Last week, Sarasota students began a campaign to end discrimination against transgender students at Pine View and throughout Sarasota County schools. Trans student Nate Quinn and his fellow activists, Julie Shoults and Jocelyn Kuh, decided to take action after Quinn faced over a year of unequal treatment from Pine View administration and harassment from classmates.

Anti-Gay Lawmakers Revive 'Witch Hunt' Against LGBTQ Youth Conference
Allegations From Bob Vander Plaats' Anti-Gay Group, The Family Leader, Sparked Legislative Inquiry

LGB and not the T: Who will be protected in Indiana?
LGBT advocates have been working on civil rights for years; and it seems now, some may be getting the protections they’ve asked for from the state of Indiana. However, the transgender community might still be waiting for those rights.

Gov. Bullock expands discrimination ban
Gov. Steve Bullock has expanded prohibitions against discrimination in state employment and state contracts to include pregnancy, military service and gender identity.

Wake County schools bathroom policy under fire, only approves some transgender students’ requests
Transgender students in the Wake County School system who wish to use the bathroom that aligns with their gender identity must submit a request, which may or may not be approved. Those who are not allowed to use the bathroom of their choice are told that they can instead use the staff restrooms.

New senate bill could set gender limits on public bathroom use
Republican State Senator Joseph Silk authored Senate Bill 1014. It would make it illegal to use a gender specific bathroom unless you were biologically born as a man or woman. He wants to make sure people know he isn't after the transgender community, but says sometimes you have to put boundaries in place.

Bills would ban disputed conversion therapy
With confidence and high spirits, Democratic lawmakers and gay rights advocates on Monday kicked off their third consecutive year of fighting for an end to conversion therapy for minors in Virginia.

Klippert backs bills on transgender, same-sex marriage issues
Kennewick state representative sponsored bill allowing service to be withheld for same-sex marriages
Co-sponsored bill to override new state rule on transgender use of bathrooms
Kennewick Councilman Trumbo wants bills discussed at council meeting

Parents disagree on 2 proposed transgender policy drafts
A month after Albany County School District No. 1 released two potential versions of a transgender and gender non-conforming student policy, nearly two dozen parents and community members publicly weighed in on the matter.