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quinta-feira, março 31, 2016

Prefeitura inaugura Centro de Cidadania LGBT na Zona Sul de SP
Segunda unidade do serviço em SP será a maior do país e prestará atendimentos psicológico, social e jurídico

“O único lugar que a travesti tinha era a esquina. Agora tem a escola”
Conheça Amanda Marfree, a jovem que, depois de uma vida de marginalização e preconceito, encontrou no programa Transcidadania a possibilidade de mudar sua trajetória e ser a primeira transexual de São Paulo a se candidatar a um Conselho Tutelar

‘It’s one of them’ – Transgender woman shocked by personal attack in Stevenage McDonald’s which could have left son in hospital
A transgender woman who claims she was mocked by youths while out with her young children says she is shocked by the incident which could have left her son in hospital.
Samantha Wood of Woolners Way, Stevenage, was having a meal at the Town Square McDonald’s with her children – aged three and five – this month when she claims she received unwanted attention.

First transgender woman in the Premier League in running for national award
A sports photographer who became the first transgender woman working in the Premier League is in the running for a national award.

Sydney barbershop welcomes transgender men amid discrimination claims
A Sydney barbershop says it would never deny a transgender man a haircut after its California store was sued for discrimination.

Two Republican Governors, Two Different Calculations on LGBT Rights
Two Republican governors. Two proposals at the heart of LGBT rights. One rejection. One new law.

More Republican legislators arrested for sexual misconduct in public bathrooms than transgender people
Republicans are the ones you should be worried about, not trans people.

White House: Anti-LGBT bills show ‘struggle goes on’ for equality
In response to developments in various states on legislation seen to enable anti-LGBT discrimination, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the bills demonstrate the “struggle goes on” to achieve LGBT rights.

From Jim Crow to transgender ban: the bathroom as battleground for civil rights
North Carolina incited furor last week when it enacted a law banning transgender people from using public bathrooms that match their gender identity instead of their biology at birth. The ACLU filed suit on Monday, calling the law “unconstitutional”.

Largest ever study of transgender teenagers kicks off
Scientists will track psychological and medical outcomes of controversial treatments to help transgender adolescents transition.

'I Love Trannies': Boxer Yusaf Mack Fights for His Attraction to Trans Women
A professional boxer, 36-year-old Yusaf Mack has gained renown as a national title–holding fighter in the US. But in 2015, after he lied about being drugged before appearing in a gay porn film, Mack's sexuality became national news; it was later revealed that he's attracted to transgender women. We visited the athlete in Hollywood to talk about what it means to be trans amorous when you're a prominent fighter from the streets of West Philadelphia.

"Old-School" Barber Shop in Long Beach Sued for Gender Discrimination
A transgender male who was denied a haircut at a barber shop in Long Beach is suing the business, with representation by high-profile attorney Gloria Allred, along with Byron Lau. Allred is a civil rights attorney known for taking on cases involving women's rights, including representing Bill Cosby's accusers and voicing her support for SB 813, the Justice for Victims Act.

Kourtney Yochum, 32
Kourtney Yochum, a 32-year-old transgender woman, was shot and killed Wednesday, March 23, in the 500 block of South San Pedro Street in downtown, according to authorities and Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Transgender man's name-change petition denied by judge
A transgender man's petition for a name change was denied by a judge who said he needed to provide a letter from his doctor.

Conservative Groups Say Ga. Governor Turned His Back
Conservative groups in Georgia say Gov. Nathan Deal's veto of a "religious freedom" bill shows he has turned his back on people of faith.

Louisiana Gov. Edwards to rescind Jindal’s anti-gay order
Governor's spokeswoman says he plans to rescind the discriminatory order "in the near future"

Holyoke Mayor: Massachusetts is behind in transgender equality issues
Local leaders and residents held a forum in Chicopee Tuesday night to discuss the pending legislation that would provide legal protection for transgender people in public spaces.

Federal law settles debate over transgender students and bathroom use, advocates say
When it comes to bathroom access for transgender students, civil liberties groups say the law is clear: Students are entitled to use the restroom that aligns with their gender identity.

We Fact-Check Governor McCrory’s Fact-Check on HB 2.
Last Wednesday, the whirlwind special session convened for the purpose of overturning Charlotte's antidiscrimination ordinance—particularly a provision that allows trans people to use the bathroom that conforms to their gender identity—concluded with Governor McCrory signing a law that did so much more.
Equality Advocates Respond to Attorney General’s Announcement on HB 2
NC attorney general refuses to defend state from HB2 legal challenge
North Carolina's new bathroom law: Uncomfortable encounters have begun
NC transgender bathroom ban is a ‘national embarrassment,’ says AG as pilloried law becomes key election issue
Correcting the Sex designation on Your Birth Certificate
Businesses across North Carolina join map of ‘safe bathrooms’ in response to transgender law
Watch ACLU's Chase Strangio Debunk The "Bathroom Predator" Myth Behind North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law
No, Nothing Pat McCrory Says In Defense Of North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law Is True
CEOs, including Facebook's Zuckerberg urge repeal of House Bill 2
Rep. Goodman defends his vote, but says LGBT law needs tweaks

Lawmaker Delivers Mind-Bending Series Of Arguments Against LGBT Protections
A few days after voting to kill a proposal to protect LGBT individuals from discrimination in Nebraska, Republican state Sen. Bill Kintner took to talk radio to explain why “men in dresses” don’t deserve protected class status.

Pascack Valley enters national debate on transgender rights
A crowd of more than 100 packed Pascack Hills High School in Montvale on Tuesday night to hear about a proposed policy that regional district officials say is geared to prevent discrimination against transgender students, with loud cheers erupting for points made by people on both sides of the issue.

Have you seen this man who allegedly raped a trans woman at the Stonewall Inn?
A transgender woman was allegedly raped in the bathroom of the iconic Stonewall Inn on Saturday night. Police have not identified the 25-year-old victim.

Transgender Student Settles Locker Room Case With University Of Pittsburgh
Seamus Johnston had sued the University of Pittsburgh in federal court, claiming that banning him from the male locker room violated his Constitutional and civil rights.
Joint Statement on Settlement of Seamus Johnston Case
Pitt Settles Suit Filed by Transgender Ex-Student

Virginia defeated own transgender bathroom bill in February
Virginia lawmakers helped avoid the firestorm that has roiled North Carolina over LGBT rights by defeating a bill with similarities to the measure North Carolina’s governor signed last week.

WA-Gov: Inslee (D) Goes After GOP Governors Like McCrory (R. NC) For Legalizing Discrimination
Received this e-mail today from Governor Jay Inslee’s (D. WA) re-election campaign:
Washington Governor Jay Inslee bans state travel to North Carolina

Paul Ryan's Hometown Passes Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
Officials in the Wisconsin city of Janesville, the hometown of Republican U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, have passed an ordinance that says public spaces must allow people to use the restrooms of the gender they identify with.