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terça-feira, janeiro 26, 2016

New transgender Olympic rules changing sports?
New transgender rules passed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are making it easier for men to compete as women, potentially changing the face of the Olympics after millennia.

Keith Lemon takes aim at Caitlyn Jenner in new sketch show
Keith Lemon has mocked reality star Caitlyn Jenner in his new sketch show.

Jeremy Clarkson: Parents who support transgender children are 'poisoning their minds'
'Men who want to be women were only really to be found on the internet or in the seedier bits of Bangkok'
Jeremy Clarkson Insults Trans Community, Attacks Parents of Trans Children
Jeremy Clarkson attacked over transgender comments

Justice for two transgender murder victims; Judge throws book at sentencing
In Detroit, Michigan last month, a jury found Larry B. Gaulding guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the death of trans person of color Ashton O’Hara. Last week, during sentencing, the judge handed down a sentence of 30 to 60 years for Gaulding — a surprising turnabout from an expected 15-year sentence. O’Hara was killed during the summer of 2015.

Missouri Democrats try again to ban LGBT discrimination
Missouri governor Jay Nixon, a Democrat, used his final State of the State address this past week to implore lawmakers to bar discrimination against LGBT people, but leaders in the Republican-dominated Legislature say that’s unlikely to happen before Nixon leaves office.

Conservative Lawmaker Responds To Transgender Protections In Fairfax County
Last year, Attorney General Mark Herring gave school boards the authority to include sexual orientation and gender identity in non-discrimination policies last year. Members of the Fairfax County School Board decided to do just that, saying students should be able to use the bathroom they choose and teachers can't be fired for their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Sexual Assault Victims Speak Out Against Washington’s Transgender Bathroom Policies
A group of women who say they are former victims of sexual assault are making an emotional plea to Washington state legislators to reverse a bathroom policy that they say leaves them and their young children vulnerable, exposed and unsafe.

Nicaragua’s Red Odetrans media campaign goes viral
Red Odetrans, a Nicaraguan trans advocacy organization media campaign “Somos iguales a vos” (“We are just like you”) has found success in the media, traditional and digital. The campaign has been particularly effective in universities helping people to visualize the different aspects of trans women in Nicaragua.