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quinta-feira, fevereiro 25, 2016

Novamente Travesti leva tiro em São Bernardo do Campo
Recebemos a denuncia que no ultimo Sábado (20 de agosto de 2016) na parte da manhã a Travesti Dielly Foster foi jogada para fora de um carro já baleada no estomago próximo ao terminal Ferrazopolis . A mesma foi encaminhada para o Hospital Anchieta em São Bernardo do Campo. Suas amigas que presenciaram, identificaram que o suspeito é um rapaz moreno boa aparência olhos claros que dirigia um CELTA PRETO. O mesmo ja tem feito abordagens indelicadas contra elas, nesta região onde as próprias Travestis ja tem informado a Policia Militar e nenhuma atitude foi tomada

Brazilian trans woman fatally stabbed in transphobic crime
A trans woman (transvestite according to Brazilian news) was fatally stabbed in Campina da lagoa, on the center west of the Paraná Region.

Winner of national transgender beauty pageant stripped of her title because she was 'not transgender enough'
Jai Dara Latto, 22, was named Miss Transgender UK in a glittering ceremony in London

Academic Julia Gasper Compares LGBT Texts To Paedophillia
Well known anti-LGBT+ activist Dr Julia Gasper has attacked Oxford University’s social sciences library via Twitter for stocking LGBT+ literature.

'A remarkable story': 'Trans pioneer' found in Victorian Manchester canal to be remembered in new play
1859. A man’s body is recovered from a Manchester Canal. Upon routine examination, it is discovered that the man is biologically female.

'Contorted' route to get transgender help in Wales
Transgender people in Wales face a "contorted" route to medical or surgical help, campaigners have claimed.

Transgender patients in England face 'long waits' for appointments
Transgender people are waiting up to 18 months for an initial consultation at specialist NHS gender identity clinics.

Sexual conversion bill ‘violates’ Constitutional provisions - Curia
A position paper published by the Curia on the advice of seven experts in the field says that the Conversion Therapy Bill being presented to the Maltese Parliament violates the constitutional provisions on discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Updated | Church warns gay conversion bill 'will affirm superior status of homosexuals'
Government and Church clash over gay conversion therapy bill
Government digs in as Church says bill to prohibit gay conversion therapy raises 'serious ethical, legal issues'
Church position paper on gender bill ‘profoundly flawed’ - MGRM

Turkish government excludes LGBTI people from “Equality Agency”
A law draft proposing the foundation of Turkey Human Rights and Equality Agency does not bring protection based on sexual orientation and gender identity despite of opposition parties’ efforts.

Transgender-themed film screening commemorates activist’s death
Film starring late transgender activist Bianka Shigurova is a powerful social commentary on transphobia in Georgia.

Out on the streets: Transgender people continue to face adversities
Forced out of their homes across Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, many people who are transgender moved to the provincial capital in search for a better life. However, they are still facing countless challenges.

Hard-liners visit Yogyakarta transgender Islamic school
Dozens of Islamic Jihad Front (FJI) members visited on Friday the Al Fatah Islamic boarding school for transgender students in Sayangan hamlet, Kotagede district, Yogyakarta, with the school pledging not to bow to acts of intimidation.

Improvement in treatment of transgender women in military recruitment
Improved treatment of transgender women during the military recruitment process has been hailed as a sign of good progress in the campaign to bring about sexual equality in the country.

Lack of regulated healthcare sees Thai transgenders turn to black market hormones
Chalit Pongpitakwiset has always felt like a man. Now the 25-year-old wants everyone else to see it too.

Tokyo cops conclude dogs ate transgender man’s face after suicide
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have concluded that the face of a 38-year-old transgender man was eaten by his pet dogs after he committed suicide at his residence in Fussa City last year, reports Nippon News Network (Feb. 19).

[New Zealand]
Protesters again disrupt Ak Pride Parade
Three groups of protesters from the No Pride In Prisons trans rights activist group briefly delayed tonight's Auckland Pride Parade with a sit-down action blocking the parade's progress.

New report shows rise in support of nondiscrimination laws
A new report released by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute shows seven in ten, or 71 percent, of Americans support LGBT nondiscrimination laws.

'I Was a Slave to Testosterone': How Sex Changes for Trans Women on Hormones
The experiences of transgender women on male-to-female hormone replacement therapy disrupt the conservative notion of intrinsic sex differences. Three trans women explain what it was like to change their hormonal sex, and how it unlocked parts of their physiological and mental sexuality they never knew existed.

Viral voguing star Brendan Jordan comes out as trans
A teen who rose to fame whilst voguing in the background of a video, has come out as transgender.

Wounded Soldier to Receive First U.S. Penis Transplant
Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital are preparing to perform the first penis transplant in the U.S. The recipient will be a veteran injured in war.

Transgender Boys in Girls' Locker Rooms a New Civil Right?
School districts across the country are scrambling to develop policies for transgender students. They're facing financial pressure from the Department of Education, which released updated guidelines applying to gender identity in 2014.

Transgender bathroom bill withdrawn in Florida
A proposed transgender "bathroom bill" and another ordinance granting homosexuals the same civil rights protection as racial and sexual minorities were withdrawn on Thursday night.

Georgia Senate passes hybrid anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ bill
The Georgia Senate passed a hybrid so-called “religious freedom” bill Friday along party lines 38 to 14 after three hours of lively debate, leaving Georgia companies bracing for a possible boycott on the scale of what happened when Indiana passed a “religous freedom” bill last year. The bill now goes to the House for final approval. House Bill 757, Rep. Kevin Tanner’s (R-Dawsonville) “Pastor Protection Act,” had been considered one of the least discriminatory of all the “religious freedom” bills currently under consideration—that is until a Senate Rules Committee hearing on Tuesday.
Georgia Senate Approves 'License to Discriminate'

K-State internal practice allows individuals to choose bathroom based on gender identity
Students at K-State may use the restroom that fits their gender identity, according to posters that appeared on some bathroom doors on campus Thursday.

More MD Health Insurance Plans to Be Trans-Inclusive
On the heels of last year’s successful advocacy that resulted in the elimination of the Transgender exclusion in most health insurance policies issued in Maryland, and its 2014 victories on behalf of transgender state employees, FreeState Legal (and Equality Maryland) announced on February 10th that health insurance plans sold in Maryland on the individual, small group, and student health insurance markets will no longer have transition-related care exclusions.

St. Louis archbishop seeks to cut ties with Girl Scouts over ‘incompatible’ values
St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson is urging priests to sever ties with the Girl Scouts, saying the organization promotes values “incompatible” with Catholic teachings.

Mississippi “religious liberty” bill passes committee
Another day, another conservative legislature attempting to pass yet another bill targeting the LGBT community. It’s become par for the course in a post-Obergefell world.

High school moves forward with groundbreaking changes for transgender students
Middle and high school are hard enough. There's a constant battle for acceptance and understanding from peers, friends and teachers. It's even tougher for the growing number of transgender teens.

Two University of Oregon Fraternities Now Accept Trans Men
Delta Upsilon and Delta Tau Delta have rewritten their bylaws to accept all male-identified students.

Penn. Accused of Transgender Discrimination
Pennsylvania discriminates against clinically distressed transgender people by denying Medicaid coverage for sex-reassignment surgery, a transgender man claims in federal court.

Urgent Action Needed in South Dakota
There are currently four bills targeting the LGBT community pending in South Dakota, three of which are especially harmful to transgender people. One is urgent and three others are up next.

Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging LGBTQ protections for schoolchildren
A Virginia judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to overturn protections for gay and transgender students in Fairfax County Public Schools.

Man strips in front of girls in locker room, says transgender law allows it
A man twice entered the changing room of a swimming pool and began disrobing, once in front of a young girls' swim team, saying transgender policies gave him the right to do so.

Wisconsin mother becomes LGBT activist after transgender son’s suicide
A Wisconsin mother, heartbroken over the suicide of her transgender son, is speaking out.

Religious Freedom bill causes upheaval under the dome in Charleston
A social issue has mottled the landscape of a legislative session touted early on to be a business-friendly 60 days that "would move West Virginia forward."