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sexta-feira, março 25, 2016

Travesti é detida tentando entrar com drogas em presídio
Uma travesti foi presa, na manhã desta quarta-feira, quando tentava entrar no Presídio Evaristo de Moraes, conhecido como Galpão da Quinta da Boa Vista, com cocaína e maconha escondidas no ânus.

Doze travestis e transexuais passam em seleção de empresa de telemarketing de João Pessoa
No último processo seletivo da empresa, dos 18 travestis e transexuais que participaram, 12 foram aprovados e estão sendo incorporadas aos poucos ao quadro de funcionários

Complaints made to BBC over trans character on EastEnders
Viewers claim they will refuse to keep watching EastEnders if trans character continues on the show

'Frenchman' with penis and vagina denied third gender
A French appeals court has overturned a landmark decision to recognise a third gender for a person born with both a "micropenis" and rudimentary vagina", court documents showed Tuesday.

How Safe Schools helped a principal deal with a transgender child's adjustment
Anti-bullying program might soon be out of reach for primary schools after big changes proposed by Australian government
State Governments at odds over Safe Schools

Calgary parents gather to discuss LGBTQ guidelines
Advocates argue home isn't always a safe place for transgender kids

Sherbourne Health Centre to expand trans care
Increase in provincial funding means Toronto health centre can do more for trans patients

LGBTQ policy too narrow, worries parents in Lethbridge School District 51
Draft policy provides unequal protection for minority students and lacks parental rights, says Genny Steed

Rapping Alberta mom blasts transgender student guidelines, raises international eyebrows
'Concerned mother of three' rhymes about school guidelines on 'where our children can pee'

Hate Group Masquerading As Pediatricians Attacks Transgender Youth
The American College of Pediatricians (ACP), which utilizes the totally convincing slogan “Best for Children,” has issued a new position statement claiming that respecting transgender children’s identities causes them harm and conservative groups are already latching onto it.

Are Bathroom Bills contributing to high trans teen suicide rates? Yes
While the findings of a new study is of no surprise to anyone who is transgender or to professionals with a hand in the trans community, it does provide tangible evidence that can be used against proponents of restricting transgender access to public bathrooms and their commonly called Bathroom Bills.

19-year-old man pleads no contest in transgender woman’s killing
A 19-year-old man pleaded no contest Tuesday to a first-degree murder charge in the October 2014 shooting death of a transgender woman in East Hollywood.

SF set to collect data on sexual orientation, gender identity
A new program to collect data on sexual orientation and gender identity will be proposed by District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener.

A 10-year-old champions trans rights. Lawmakers let her down
On her tenth birthday, Jude read Colorado lawmakers an essay she wrote for her Fourth Grade class. She spoke about her experience as a transgender child wanting her birth certificate to reflect her gender identity. (At the family’s request, we are not using her last name)

Del. insurance commissioner issues transgender discrimination warning
Delaware's insurance commissioner issues a stern reminder today for companies providing healthcare coverage. Discrimination against transgender patients is against the law. According to Equality Delaware the state commissioner released a bulletin today in the hopes of clarifying the law adopted in 2013.

Trans man forced to get doctor's note to change name
If Billy Huff could leave a sign behind when he leaves Fort Myers later this year to start a new job, it would read: Kimberly Huff last lived here.

GOP lawmaker defends anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ bill
State Sen. Greg Kirk (R-Americus) addressed the media on Tuesday to defend a controversial anti-LGBT so-called “religious freedom” bill, citing the effect marriage equality has had on countries like Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. He also confirmed specifics about the bill regarding local nondiscrimination ordinances and called on Gov. Nathan Deal to sign the bill into law.

Anti-trans youth bill advances to House committee
Legislation that would force transgender students to use separate restroom facilities from their peers, on March 23, advanced into the Illinois House Human Services Committee.

Kansas students to get $2,500 payout if they rat on transgender schoolmates for using 'incorrect' restroom
Trans advocates have condemned the legislation, saying it makes young trans people, 'vulnerable to harassment, bullying, and violence.'
Kansas Lawmakers Target Trans Students With Dangerous 'Bathroom Bill'
Kansas Bill Would Pay Students A $2,500 Bounty To Hunt For Trans People In Bathrooms

Brownback signs ‘religious freedom’ bill against LGBT students
Consistent with his record in opposition to LGBT rights, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday signed into law a “religious freedom” bill seen to enable discrimination against LGBT students in his states public universities.

Schools adopt gender identity non-discrimination policy
The Wareham school district has decided to add its voice to the support of transgender rights.

Michigan lawmaker says LGBT guidelines take away parental rights, 'upsets' student privacy
Michigan House Speaker Kevin Cotter says voluntary guidance under development by the State Board of Education to make schools more safe and supportive for gay and transgender students could "eliminate parental authority" and upset children's "privacy and safety."
House Republicans say guidance for transgender students would create 'bizarre, radical' practices

Minn. GOP Lawmaker To Address His Controversial ‘Bathroom Bill’
The lawmaker behind a controversial bill, defining who can use bathrooms in Minnesota, will speak about his plan Wednesday.
GOPers press to restrict transgender bathroom use

Only 25 percent of NC voters for state overriding with Charlotte LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance
The North Carolina General Assembly announced on Monday that today they will convene a special session to address Charlotte’s expanded non-discrimination ordinance, which offers protections to the LGBT community. House Speaker Tim Moore announced that he had received the three-fifths support for such a session from both the House and Senate.
North Carolina state Republicans blows a gasket, kills Charlotte’s trans rights ordinance
Meet The Anti-LGBT Activists Opposing Charlotte's Expanded Nondiscrimination Ordinance
North Carolina Lawmakers Waste Taxpayer Money To Gut LGBT Protections
North Carolina Bans Local Anti-Discrimination Policies
North Carolina governor signs bill undoing state LGBT ordinances
North Carolina Enacts Law To Allow LGBT Discrimination
Gov. McCrory signs bill overruling Charlotte transgender ordinance
N.C. Gov Pat McCrory signs into law bill restricting LGBT protections

Organization petitions for gender-neutral bathrooms in Chapel Hill
Carolina Advocating for Gender Equality has collected more than 400 signatures on its petition to bring gender-neutral bathrooms to Chapel Hill businesses.

Nebraska senators reject ban on LGBT employee discrimination
A Nebraska senator says the Legislature is only "kicking the can down the road" by continuing to allow discrimination against employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

NNY schools vary in degrees of support for transgender students; officials say they do what they can for all students
Northern New York schools vary in the support they give transgender students, and school officials and experts say it is still a new concept local schools have to tackle.

Companies recognized for transgender policies
People who are transgender say they often face harassment and discrimination during their day-to-day lives in the workplace.

Tennessee anti-trans “bathroom bill” will not move forward
House committee unanimously votes to pass by measure targeting transgender schoolchildren
Tennessee's Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill' Goes Down the Drain
Tennessee bathroom bill gets new life in House, advances in Senate

Liberty Counsel appeals dismissal of lawsuit against Va. school district
The Liberty Counsel has appealed a ruling that dismissed its lawsuit against the Fairfax County School District’s LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination policy.