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terça-feira, fevereiro 16, 2016

"Me tratam por Laura e por pai", diz delegada que mudou de sexo
Em entrevista ao jornalista Jackson Abrão, Laura de Castro conta sobre a relação com os filhos, a vida amorosa e a rotina profissional
Delegada transexual participa de ação contra preconceito no trabalho

Travesti apresenta TCC em Maringá sobre transexualidade na escola
A estudante Naomi Neri apresentará nesta quarta-feira (17) seu Trabalho de Conclusão do Curso (TCC) sobre transexualidade na escola. Neri será a primeira travesti a se formar em Ciências Biológicas na Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM).

Unholy row over church's play which portrays Jesus as a transgender woman who refers to God as 'Mum'
Play portraying Jesus as a transgender woman to be performed in a church
It is much to the fury of critics who say the play is deeply offensive
Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, will not block the staging of The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen Of Heaven, by Jo Clifford

Peter Tatchell speaks out against NUS snub
NUS LGBT officer Fran Cowling has refused to attend a talk with the veteran human rights campaigner, accusing him of racism and transphobia

Rebel Wilson slams trans face, racism at the BAFTA awards
Actress and comedian Rebel Wilson said “I’m practicing my transgender face” while presenting the best supporting actor at the BAFTA awards Sunday in London.
Rebel Wilson causes controversy with 'transgender face' joke at BAFTAs

Indonesia’s transgender madrasa
It’s 11pm, and in moon-lit back-street Yogyakarta, I’m marching along with Eva and Juli. They’re dressed to the nines, tottering and tripping over the cobbles on their high heels, and they’re definitely strutting. Eva is 52 and Juli, drawing hard on a strong kretek clove cigarette, is 55. They’re off to work.

Transgender Cranbourne child Briella Carmichael, 6, was born with a male body, but lives as a girl
In a way, Briella Carmichael was born at age five.

Gender identity debate swirls over CAMH psychologist, transgender program
At a private Toronto gathering to honour psychologist Ken Zucker last December, days after he was dismissed from his job at Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, colleagues stood to give warm tributes. Some of them had come with prepared speeches, expressing shock over the closing of the Gender Identity Clinic, which Dr. Zucker had run for more than 30 years.
Closing of CAMH clinic fans controversy over gender-questioning children

The Axis of Awesome's Jordan Raskopoulos transitions to a woman
Jordan Raskopoulos took to The Axis of Awesome's official Facebook page on Monday to reveal to their 187,000 fans why the comedian's once famous beard has vanished for good.
Jordan Raskopoulos member of comedy trio Axis of Awesome comes out as transgender
Axis of Awesome comedian Jordan Raskopoulos comes out as trans

Study shows positive psychological effects of hormone therapy in transgenders
Transgender individuals may experience significant improvement in psychological functioning after as little as 3-6 months of hormone therapy, with improved quality of life reported within 12 months of initiating therapy by both female-to-male and male-to-female transgender individuals, according to an article published in Transgender Health.

Greek Organizations Are Slowly Becoming More Trans Inclusive
Sean Finn never thought he would join a fraternity.

Gender policies hurting Catholic school sports
Athletic directors at Catholic high schools argue gender ideology policies that compromise their schools’ faith are also hindering their success on the field.

School officials reviewing rules for transgender students
Alabama education officials have spent the past few weeks reviewing legal issues regarding transgender students accessing locker rooms and bathrooms on school properties.

Group gets pissy about pissoir
A bathroom-obsessed, anti-LGBT group based in Sacramento is threatening San Francisco officials with a lawsuit if they don't remove the recently installed pissoir from Mission Dolores Park.

Florida gay rights bill won’t advance after Senate stalemate
It took a decade for Florida’s Republican-dominated Legislature to even listen to a bill to give LGBT people civil rights protections. When it finally did, the legislation was dead on arrival.

HRO expansion efforts to be withdrawn
The main sponsor of the move to expand Jacksonville’s Human Rights Ordinance to include protections based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression is pausing his effort.

Ga. Lawmaker Wants To Define Sex ...'The Noun'
Members of Georgia's General Assembly are working on a civil rights bill that would protect people from discrimination, including protections for ''sex.''

Take the poll: Do you support legislation to allow transgender people to be able to change the gender marker on their birth certificates?
We have seen great shifts in public attitudes about and growing understanding of people who are transgender over the past few years. Now we need to make an important policy change. A proposal being introduced in the Illinois House of Representatives by Representative Greg Harris (HB 6073) allows transgender and intersex people to change the gender marker on their birth certificate without proof of transition-related surgery.

Mike Pence Probably Still Believes It’s OK To Fire People For Being LGBT, But He Won’t Say So
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) still cannot clarify if he believes the law should protect workers from being fired just because of their sexual orientation and gender identity.

Kokomo council members drafting LGBT protections
With Senate Bill 344 fizzling out at the state level, now local protections are possible in the city

Chelsea Adopts Nondiscrimination Protections
In a 4-1 vote by City Council, on Jan. 19 Chelsea became the 42nd city in Michigan to adopt a nondiscrimination ordinance, furthering protections for LGBT residents in the area.

LGBT advocates push for non-discrimination act
Missouri is one of 28 states that do not include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals within their non-discrimination policies.

Transgender man accused in sex crimes, assault on transgender minor
A George County grand jury has indicted a transgender man from Lucedale on assault charges and sex crimes against a transgender minor.

Denuncian acoso contra estudiantes transgéneros por parte de la guardia universitaria de UPR
Aseguran que el caso se ha manifestado de diversas formas, desde burlas y comentarios transfóbicos, hasta impedirles la entrada para hacer uso de los baños.

Whitney: Transgender fear takes shape
Miranda Gohn is not looking to lead a movement. Her life is too private for that.

Utah Senate panel OKs bill adding LGBT protections to hate crime law
A proposal to add protections for gay and transgender people to the Utah‘s hate crime law cleared its first test Thursday when it was approved on a 5-1 vote by a Senate committee.

Transgender bathroom bill dies in Virginia committee
A legislative panel has killed a bill that would have required students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their biological sex.

Washington Senate rejects reversal of transgender bathroom rule
Urged by lawmakers who said the Legislature must protect civil rights, Washington’s full Senate this week narrowly rejected a bill that would have repealed a new state rule allowing transgender people to use bathrooms and locker rooms in public buildings consistent with their gender identity.

West Virginia House approves religious exemptions bill
Amid growing opposition from the business community, West Virginia‘s Republican-led House of Delegates cleared a bill Thursday that proponents say would ensure freedom of religious expression and opponents say would sanction discrimination.

Police use water cannons against Peruvian LGBT activists
Los disturbios se produjeron poco después de las 6 en el bar Nevermind, que es propiedad del presidente de la Asociación Marplatense de Derechos a la Igualdad (AMADI), Javier Moreno.
Policía reprime con varazos y rochabus la actividad 'Besos contra la homofobia'

Ataque neonazi a un bar gay en Mar del Plata
Los disturbios se produjeron poco después de las 6 en el bar Nevermind, que es propiedad del presidente de la Asociación Marplatense de Derechos a la Igualdad (AMADI), Javier Moreno.