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sexta-feira, fevereiro 12, 2016

Mi hija es trans y me gustaría que jamás le robásemos su alegría
Sara fue la primera niña que se cambió legalmente el nombre en Galicia
A los cinco años empezó a sufrir por los comentarios de sus compañeros
Ahora es muy feliz e imita como nadie a Shakira y a Beyoncé

Transgender ex-soldier who joined the army to be 'one of the lads' has sex change surgery and becomes a make-up artist
Kerri Mitchell, 47, joined the army while Kevin to be more masculine
She hid women's clothing in the attic while living with her ex-wife
Ex-soldier had gender reassignment op and £4,000 breast enlargement

'Everyone just thought it was a phase' Transgender soldier on making the decision to become a man
Corporal Christian Mattey was born as Claire and underwent surgery at the age of 22

Child gender identity referrals show huge rise in six years
The number of children referred to the NHS with gender identity issues has increased significantly in recent years, according to figures obtained by the BBC.

What should I do if I think I might be transgender?
The NHS Gender Identity Development Service explains what being transgender feels like and what to do if you think you, a friend or family member might be experiencing gender dysphoria.

Trans Manifesto - General Election 2016
During this General Election politicians will be knocking on doors and canvassing for your vote. We encourage you to speak to the candidates and ask them about their position on key trans rights issues. This is an opportunity to put trans rights on the political agenda!

Vittoria Schisano é a primeira mulher transexual a ser capa de uma Playboy
Depois de, em Novembro de 2015, a revista de Hugh Hefner ter anunciado que iria deixar de publicar fotografias de mulheres nuas, a Playboy não deixa de surpreender. Pela primeira vez na sua história, uma mulher transexual é capa de uma das suas revistas. A actriz italiana Vittoria Schisano, de 32 anos, faz a capa deste mês de Fevereiro da Playboy Itália.

Transphobic Attack in Ankara: "I will stab more transvestites"
On 8 February 2016 around midnight, 2 trans women faced a transphobic attack in Seyran Baglari Street in Ankara where they work as sex workers.
The perpetrator attacked two trans women with stab. Berna and Hazal were wounded by stabbings.

The perpetrator threatened killing trans women.

Following the incident, Berna and Hazal were moved to the hospital for first aid. After medical treatment, two trans women went to the police station to file an official complaint about the transphobic attack. The perpetrator was detained following the official complaint at police station.

The transphobic perpetrator in his statement in the police station said: "I do it for pleasure. I will stab more transvestites."

Berna and Hazal does not suffer any life threatening health conditions. And the perpetrator is being kept under surveillance.

"Transgender Life in Slovenia" - documentary film
Slovenia is a central European country of just 2.06 million inhabitants. International estimates suggest that 0.3% of any given population will identify as transgender, hence, Slovenia has an estimated transgender population of over 6,000 people.

MP slams transgender teachings at school
A book teaching public schoolchildren as young as four that gender is not necessarily connected to sexual organs has earned one New South Wales upper house member's ire.
Greens step up support of Safe Schools Coalition as program comes under attack
ACL calls for removal of Safe Schools material
Principals weigh in on transgender books debate

Adults should be allowed to change their registered gender by a simple application
Law experts from the University of Adelaide are calling on changes to the Birth, Deaths and Marriages Register to better accommodate trans and intersex people.

SA gender identity laws outdated: experts
South Australians should be able to change their registered gender by simply filling out a form, legal experts say

[New Zealand]
Carmen to be immortalised on Wellington streets
Transgender icon, Carmen Rupe is to be immortalised, as Wellington’s Cuba Street will soon feature a pedestrian crossing light in her honour.

Palliser discusses LGBTQ draft policy
Palliser Regional Schools board of trustees took a step toward drafting a policy to better facilitate the guidelines released by the provincial government aimed at ensuring the safety of LGBTQ children within the division.

Christian charity head claims trans women are ‘sexually perverted predators’
The head of a Christian charity has claimed that transgender women are “sexually perverted” and “predators” in a diatribe attacking an LGBT rights law.

Hormone therapy may improve psychological functioning in transgender individuals
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, a new peer-reviewed open access journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available open access on the Transgender Health website.

Fear and Self-loathing in the Lingerie Store
Just when I think I am finally growing confident in my womanhood, I go shopping at an lingerie store with a cis girlfriend and remember just what gender dysphoria feels like.

Lawmakers In Florida And Georgia Reject LGBT Protections
With dozens of anti-LGBT bills popping up in state legislatures across the country, there are at least a few attempts underway to actually create protections for the LGBT community. This week, two such bills faltered.

Transgender issue roils high school
Parents ask for Poway district to provide private changing areas for students
Transgender discussion draws hundreds to school meeting

Students and protesters challenge pending Title IX exemption
Biolans’ Equal Ground and Soulforce, a national Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender activism group, brought together around 40 combined members at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 9. to lead a walking protest expressing their disagreement with Biola’s application for a partial Title IX exemption.

Couple in trans attack backtracks on pleas
A San Francisco couple accused of attacking a transgender woman late last year want to withdraw the guilty pleas they entered in the case.

LGBT discrimination ban dies in Florida Senate
The vote was 5-5 in the Senate Judiciary Committee
It was the first time the Legislature had voted on the measure
The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Joe Abruzzo, D-Wellington, plans to file the bill again next year
Florida Gay Rights Bill Won't Advance After Senate Stalemate
Bathroom Predator Myth Clogs Path for Fla. LGBT Protection Bill

Brevard Schools proposes LGBT protection
Both before and since they successfully challenged Florida's ban on gay marriage, Daniel and Scott Wall-DeSousa of Palm Bay have fought to expand the civil rights of gay Americans like themselves.

Anti-gay preacher bashes gay marriage, transgender rights at Capitol rally
Anti-gay preacher Franklin Graham decried marriage equality and transgender rights at a prayer rally Wednesday afternoon at the Georgia State Capitol. Thousands of people packed Liberty Plaza for the event, which is part of Graham’s Decision America tour and took place the day after a Rally Against LGBT Discrimination hosted by Georgia Unites Against Discrimination. There was heavy security for the rally, with several streets blocked off and, by one trooper’s unofficial count, nearly twice the number of Georgia State Troopers on hand as normal.
Franklin Graham speaks on sin, politics in Atlanta

House Speaker hopes for “Bathroom Bill” to become a law this year
Gov. Baker said that he likes the law the way it's written now

LePage withdraws nominee amid spat over transgender rules
Maine Gov. Paul Page is temporarily withdrawing his nomination for education commissioner amid a disagreement with lawmakers over issues related to transgender students because he says Democrats plan to reject the choice for reasons unrelated to job abilities.

Woman Challenges Gym’s ‘Judgment-Free’ Locker Room Policy for Transgender Fitness Buffs
So far, Planet Fitness has prevailed with its policy allowing transgender persons to use women's locker rooms. “A woman should not have to wait until she is viewed naked by a man ... to secure legal protection,” Yvette Cormier's lawyers argue. (Photo: Bernard Weil/Zuma Press/Newscom)

NorthWestern pushes back on Bozeman non-discrimination requirement
NorthWestern Energy asked Bozeman commissioners Monday for a exemption from a policy requiring the utility’s subcontractors to forbid discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Charlotte City Council to vote on LGBT non-discrimination ordinance on Feb. 22
Charlotte City Council voted 7-3 Monday night to go ahead with a Feb. 22 public hearing and vote on adding LGBT protections to the non-discrimination ordinance. The meeting included an overview of what the ordinance would do, similar to the one presented by city attorney Bob Hagemann at last week’s forum discussing the ordinance, which drew over 200 community members.
Rep. Bishop Warns Mayor Roberts of Legal Ramifications of Adopting Transgender Bathroom Proposal

N.H. trans advocates want more from 2016 candidates
The presidential primary came and went in New Hampshire, but transgender advocates said candidates left the state before giving adequate voice to issues facing the community.

North Arlington to become third Southern Bergen town with transgender policy
Despite state and federal discrimination laws in place that prevent gender identity discrimination, school districts are implementing their own policies for transgender students.

WATCH: NYPD Looking for Hate-Crime Attacker of Trans Woman
The assailant, pictured above, allegedly called the transgender subway passenger a man before punching her in the face.

Transgender woman speaks out on D train attack
Victim in alleged attack captured video of her assailant

Activists work to stop Oklahoma bathroom bill
A new campaign in Tulsa is working to explain the other side of a bill that would restrict bathroom use for some.

Anti-transgender legislation changes form in House fight
Legislation intended to overturn a policy allowing transgender students to participate in athletic competition at the high school level in South Dakota won approval Tuesday in the state House of Representatives.
SD House Passes Transgender Policy Bill

Right-Wing Pastors Consider Challenging Dallas LGBT Ordinance
They're taking the same approach as with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, raising the specter of restroom predators.

UPDATE: Location set for vigil honoring Monica Loera
Organizers have announced that the rally and vigil honoring murdered trans woman Monica Loera will take place at Alamo Park, 2100 Alamo St. in Austin, at 7 p.m. this Friday, Feb. 12.

Texas prisons expand HRT option to newly transitioning inmates
The TDJC has announced that transgender inmates who begin transition behind bars will be afforded with the opportunity to receive hormones if they meet the stringent requirements. Previously transgender inmates were only given HRT if they could prove that they were prescribed them prior to incarceration.
Do Texas Prison Reforms for Transgender Inmates Go Far Enough?

Bill to force transgender students to use bathroom of biological sex dies in House committee
A controversial bill that would require transgender students at Virginia public schools to use the restroom and locker room of their biological sex was killed by a House of Delegates subcommittee Tuesday on a 8-13 vote.
Transgender Bathroom Bill Killed in Va. House Panel
Mother poses in General Assembly bathroom with trans son to protest bathroom bill
Anti-Trans Bill Defeated in Virginia, Others Expected to Follow Its Fate

Senate Republicans' Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills Are Unlikely to Pass—But the Damage Is Already Done
State senator Steve O'Ban (R-Pierce County) cracked open a can of carbonated something before settling into his vice chair's seat on the state senate's Law and Justice Committee, where dozens of people had signed up to testify about the "Genital Check" bill.
Victory in Washington State! Anti-Trans Bill Defeated
This Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill Couldn't Get Through the Republican-Controlled State Senate
Senate blocks transgender rule repeal
Transgender threat? Other states don’t see an issue

West Virginia House to Vote on 'License to Discriminate' Bill
A religious freedom bill that opponents say would allow for discrimination in West Virginia is set for a House of Delegates vote.

“La única manera de lograr la igualdad es a través de la AN”
La parlamentaria transexual por el partido Voluntad Popular sostiene que Venezuela se quedó rezagada en la discusión de temas como la diversidad sexual

El colectivo trans que usa el folklore para luchar por la diversidad sexual
Carlos Parra tenía cinco años cuando vio por primera vez un travesti. Corría la década de los 70 en una Bolivia marcada por las dictaduras, y Ofelia, histórica transformista de las fiestas folklóricas, se contoneaba con unos tacones de infarto y un vestido minúsculo en el carnaval de Oruro.

[Argentina] [Opinion]
No alcanza con ser travesti
Mara Pérez Reynoso o la no tan increíble historia de la funcionaria trans y militante mendocina pro-discurso transfóbico.

Obstáculos para la salud de una mujer trans
Sandy requiere un implante mamario que debe ser cubierto, pero la obra social provincial la mandó a un hospital público, donde también la rechazaron por tener cobertura. La Subsecretaría de Políticas de Género hará una recomendación.