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segunda-feira, março 14, 2016

Travesti é encontrado esquartejado em hotel no centro de Londrina
Um travesti foi encontrado esquartejado em um hotel na rua Pernambuco, no centro de Londrina, no final da tarde desta quinta-feira (10).
Segundo a perita do Instituto de Criminalística da Polícia Científica Larissa Richter, o corpo da vítima, cuja identidade ainda não foi divulgada, foi encontrado embaixo da cama e amarrado por cobertas. O cadáver estava em avançado estágio de decomposição.

10 Facts on Transgender Rights & Gender Equality
TGEU’s fact-sheet, “10 Facts on Transgender Rights & Gender Equality”, highlights 10 facts which show why the trans and women’s rights movement should work in mutual solidarity and support each other in the face of gender inequality.

NHS could be 'overwhelmed' by children receiving 'fashionable' gender treatment as numbers rise by 1,000% in just five years
Huge surge in the number of under-18s relying on health service for help
More than 1,000 children given gender identification support last year
That is an increase of more than 1,000 per cent on figures from 2010
One expert puts that down to gender becoming popular topic of discussion

How would you feel if your doctor mutilated your genitals without your consent?
Trans activist and artist reveals a powerful and horrific story that will open your mind about intersex rights

Richard O'Brien says trans people 'can't become women'
Crystal Maze star disappoints fans with transgender rant

Press Release: 113 Trans People Now Legally Recognised in Ireland
Since the commencement of the Gender Recognition Act, 113 Gender Recognition Certificates have been issued. "Six months after the commencement of the Act we can see that trans people are availing of legal recognition," said TENI Chief Executive Broden Giambrone.

Alessia, the first trans in Italian women’s volleyball
Alessia Ameri has become the first transgender woman in Italy’s female volleyball league.

Conversion therapy Bill fine-tuning
Conversion therapy is opposed on grounds that it implies homosexuality is a mental disorder or a perversion at best, that the practice is steeped in pseudoscience and that sexual orientation can actually be changed.

[New Zealand]
2 WLGN schools fit gender neutral bathrooms
Wellington High School has transformed old gendered bathroom stalls into gender neutral bathrooms, with Onslow College in the process of making changes.

GYPSD discusses transgender bathroom use
Trustees couldn’t agree on their definition of what student safety meant at Wednesday’s Grande Yellowhead Public School Division (GYPSD) public board meeting.

Caitlyn Jenner: Hillary Clinton is a ‘f*cking liar,’ Trump is ‘good for women’s issues’
On an upcoming episode of I Am Cait — which is losing viewers left and right, and it’s not altogether difficult to see why — Caitlyn Jenner tries her hand at being political, and here’s how it goes.
Caitlyn Jenner Is No Fan of Hillary Clinton

5 Ways Pharmacists Can Help Transgender Patients
Transgender patients have unique health needs, but few health care professionals have received adequate training on how to best care for these patients.

Study illuminates need for research on transgender issues
A new Yale study indicates that hormone therapy leads to significant improvements in mental health for many transgender individuals.

National LGBT Health Education Center Launches TransTalk Online Video Series
Medical professionals can earn up to five free continuing education credits by participating in an educational series. The National LGBT Health Education Center, a program of The Fenway Institute, will offer a new online training series in transgender health for healthcare providers.

“It’s just a toilet!”: Students take the lead in promoting gender-neutral bathrooms to protect transgender students
High school activists are hoping to foment a "toilet revolution," creating a safe space for all students

Digging into why transgender teen Larry King was murdered
It was a story that made headlines here for months. In 2008 at a school in Oxnard, a 14-year-old named Brandon McInerney shot and killed a 15-year-old boy named Larry King who'd started identifying as a girl and calling himself "Leticia."

Ted Cruz’s Michigan Legislative Co-Chair Wants To Ban Homosexuality
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has made no bones about his opposition to marriage equality throughout his presidential campaign, but the newly announced legislative co-chair of his Michigan campaign takes things a step further.

Another Women's Advocacy Group Debunks Anti-LGBT "Bathroom Predator" Myth
The president of a North Carolina women's advocacy organization and a long-time advocate for victims of sexual assault has dismantled the right-wing "bathroom predator" myth about LGBT nondiscrimination protections, calling out the "ignorance" behind the talking point and explaining the truth about sexual violence.

Convicted Sex Offender Leads Transgender Rights Effort in North Carolina
he homosexual leader of efforts in North Carolina to allow men to use women’s bathrooms is a convicted and registered sex offender, according to documents made available to Breitbart News.

Albuquerque Public Schools proposes new gender identity policy
Students allowed to use restrooms, locker rooms based on gender identity, not biological gender

New York Mayor's Order Assures Restroom Access in City Buildings
Mayor Bill de Blasio's order assures that transgender and gender-nonconforming people will be able to use the facilities matching their gender identity.

Catholic private school accused of ‘hate’ for requiring students to identify by natural sex
A Rhode Island Catholic school has instituted a policy against enrolling transgender students. However, in the face of backlash the school says it is open to rethinking the policy.

Transgender coalition forms after legislative debate
Following a legislative session that brought a perceived affront on the state's transgender population, a coalition aimed at raising awareness about transgender people in the Mount Rushmore state announced its formation Monday.

Christian Right Angry Over Haslam Administration's Opposition to Transgender Bathroom Bill
The Tennessee Family Action Council's David Fowler is outraged that the state Education Department is trying to kill legislation that targets transgender children for bullying and abuse by barring public school students from using bathrooms or showers that correspond to their gender identities.
Transgender bathroom bill under administration scrutiny
Tennessee lawmakers to take up transgender bathroom bill
Tennessee now considering bill attacking trans youth
Eyes on Tennessee as anti-trans bill set to advance

Why Transgender Activist Danni Askini Is Running For State Legislature
Bill Radke talks with Danni Askini about why she's running for an open seat in the 43rd legislative district of the Washington state House of Representatives. Askini is currently the executive director of the Gender Justice League.

Kenmore Jr High improves bathroom access for transgender students
According to state law, people can use the bathroom of the gender they identify with. But transgender kids may be too uncomfortable or too frightened to do that at school.

El alto costo de ser transgénero
Nicholas Ballou venda su pecho todos los días antes de salir de su casa. La venda es tan ajustada que a menudo le resulta difícil respirar y se ha mareado. A lo largo del día, él podría tocarse el pecho o ajustar la venda… un hábito nervioso. Nada puede estar fuera de lugar.

Two more trans women murdered in Brazil
Maria do Bairro, a trans woman on her 20’s, was found murdered on the afternoon of Wednesday (9), around 2 pm, in an abandoned building located on Avenida Djalma Batista.