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sexta-feira, janeiro 22, 2016

Transgender woman in Telford hate crime attack
A transgender woman was grabbed by the hair and pushed to the ground outside a pub in a suspected hate crime.

Transgender woman who starred on BBC show 'forced to quit hometown after suffering vile abuse'

Brooke Olsen described how she was physically abused, including a terrifying incident where she was attacked from behind in the street

This school has done something wonderful for its trans students
A leading private school in the UK has made a change to its uniform policy in order to make trans students feel more welcome.
Top School Scraps Uniforms Because Of ONE ‘Transgender’ Student

World's first transgender 'Reply from the Lassies' to take place at Glasgow Burns night
IT is a chance for women to get the last word and put the opposite sex in their place.

Angela Morley: The Story Behind the Two-Time Oscar-Nominated Trans Composer
Oscar nominations always bring with them the added excitement of records broken and history made. And so, it was with much glee that many reported that Antony Hegarty, co-writer of the song "Manta Ray," from documentary Racing Extinction, had become the first trans person to be nominated for an Academy Award -- a distinction many were hoping would be accomplished by one of the delightful leads of this year's breakout comedy Tangerine. Alas, further digging by Oscar aficionados proved that this wasn't the case. In fact, composer Angela Morley (née Walter "Wally" Stott), had already broken that record. Back in 1974.

New state guidelines for transgender students and school sport
Victorian schools will soon have to follow strict new participation guidelines aimed at tackling discrimination against transgender students in sport.

UVic announces Chair in Transgender Studies
UVic announced the establishment of a new Chair in Transgender Studies on Friday, Jan. 15. Dr. Aaron Devor will be installed as the inaugural chair in UVic’s Faculty of Social Sciences for five years, thanks in part to a donation of $1 million USD from the Tawani Foundation.

Dissolving Edmonton Catholic board would harm kids: Mother of transgender child
Mom of transgender child wants minister to lay out consequences
Alberta's new gender guidelines for schools rejected by 2 more bishops
Second Alberta bishop rejects education ministry's transgender guidelines as 'flawed'

Employer To Pay Transgender Woman $115,000 In Job Discrimination Settlement
Britney Austin had alleged her employer used slurs, denied her access to the women’s restroom, and refused to change her name on company records.
Employer To Pay Transgender Woman Settlement For Alleged Discrimination: Report

Gender battles in WA, NYC put bathrooms in spotlight
At the end of 2015, two human rights commissions -- in New York City and Washington state -- enacted new rules that could be precedent-setting for the gender battle across the nation, including giving people the right to use whichever locker rooms and bathrooms they choose.

Man held in trans woman's attempted murder
A man accused of trying to fatally stab a transgender woman on a San Francisco Muni bus last January was ordered this week to stand trial on attempted murder and other charges.

Lambda Legal Condemns Discriminatory Bathroom Bill Introduced in Illinois
It is an embarrassment that a bill targeting transgender students was introduced in a state like Illinois, a state that has been at the forefront of equality for LGBT people.
Suburban legislator files Illinois restroom access bill

Sanford Attorneys Calling for Dismissal of Transgender Lawsuit
Attorneys for Sanford say a lawsuit brought by a transgender employee alleging discrimination has no merit and should be dismissed.

NSAA’s transgender policy causing stir
The new transgender student athlete policy adopted 6-2 by the board of directors of the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) last week took effect immediately and is causing quite a stir across the state.

Durham asked to support transgender rights
University of New Hampshire students and representatives from the UNH President’s Commission on the Status of LGBTQA+ individuals met with the Durham Human Rights Commission on Wednesday to discuss passing a resolution supporting the protection of transgender individuals in town.

EXCLUSIVE: Transgender Woman Alleges Harassment At Popular Times Square Restaurant, Inaction By Management
A transgender woman says she was groped by a stranger and called homophobic and transphobic slurs by a group of friends at Dallas BBQ in Times Square, and that management didn’t go far enough to ensure her safety.

target="_blank"TLDEF Applauds New Protections for Transgender New Yorkers!
TLDEF responded to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that the New York State Division of Human Rights has adopted new regulations that protect transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, and credit. The proposed rules were issued in November and they underwent a comment period before officially going into effect today. TLDEF submitted comments to the New York State Division of Human Rights in December, expressing support for the regulations. The new protections will extend the reach of the New York State Human Rights Law that already bars discrimination on the basis of sex and disability.
Cuomo’s transgender protections take effect today

4J Gender Policy Serves As Model For Other Oregon School Districts
Until last year, Eugene School District 4J did not have a policy in place to specifically protect transgender and gender non-conforming students.

Oregon schools risk lawsuits over transgender kids and bathrooms, lawyers warn
In the months since Dallas School District leaders agreed to allow a transgender student to use the boys bathroom, parents in the rural Oregon community have prayed and protested.

How I Started The Only Clinic For Transgender Kids and Teens in Texas
"The parents feel like you're saving their children, and these patients feel like you're saving them."

Virginia Del. LaRock pushing legislation on ‘gender confusion’
Virginia state Del. Dave LaRock (R-33rd) is pushing legislation in the General Assembly to combat what he describes as “efforts by liberals to mandate special protections on the basis of gender confusion and sexual disorientation.”

“My daughter is part of your community” – one mother’s plea for support for her trans daughter
Amy is a concerned mother who recently spoke at an Equality Virginia and ACLU press event to share her personal struggle having a transgender daughter in a school system which has been less-than supportive of her basic needs. She asked that her last name and her daughter’s name be kept out of the media, but she did want to share her story.

No hearing to be held on bill opposing transgender restrooms
A rule approved by the state Human Rights Commission guarantees access to restrooms, locker rooms and other such facilities according to a person’s gender identity. The bill in Olympia seeks to undo some of that access.

Transgender Cubans Struggle for Equal Rights in Macho Cuba
Just past 4 a.m., most of the bars and clubs have closed down and the party has spilled into the streets.