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segunda-feira, abril 04, 2016

Aos 60 anos, ativista travesti sofre AVC, alega transfobia de médico e amigos pedem ajuda
A travesti Martinha Sá, de 60 anos, foi vítima de um AVC no dia 17 de março em Salvador, Bahia. E, além de enfrentar os problemas de saúde, acabou sendo vítima de transfobia e negligencia médica, segundo informou os veículos locais Jornal da Chapada e Aratu Online.

New Miss Transgender UK Crowned
A new Miss Transgender UK 2015 has been crowned at a ceremony that was held in Cardiff last Friday, following the original winner being stripped of her title by the event organiser.

Lilly Wachowski Speaks At GLAAD Awards
Filmmaker Lilly Wachowski made her first public appearance at the GLAAD Media Awards last night, where she accepted the award for best drama series for her Netflix show ‘Sense8’.

Founder, Michael Silverman leaves transgender organization, but not the cause
'The time is right for this transition; it is a natural part of the organization’s growth'

Strict Voter ID Laws Impose Added Costs for Transgender Voters
Transgender people may experience barriers to voting at the polls in states with strict voter identification laws if there are inconsistencies between their ID, voter registration information, and appearance, according to a new report by Taylor N.T. Brown, Policy Analyst, and Jody Herman, Scholar of Public Policy, from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law.
How ID Laws Disenfranchise Transgender Voters

North Carolina shows GOP split extends to states, too
Republican factionalism is now playing out in states where LGBT rights vs. religious liberty is the new flashpoint.

Woman alleges discrimination by driver's license office
A woman who underwent "irreversible surgery" has alleged she encountered discrimination at the Kingman Motor Vehicle Division office on March 24.

Trans Trevor Project board member focusing on visibility
When Pollo West Corporation CEO, writer, public speaker and activist Michaela Mendelsohn was a teenager, she suffered what she described as "extreme bullying."

Police: Transgender woman intentionally struck by car in Monterey Park
Police are seeking the driver who intentionally struck and critically injured an apparently transgender woman in front of a Monterey Park restaurant and fled the scene early Saturday, officials said.

D.C. Mayor Bans City Workers From Travel To North Carolina
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has banned city employees from official travel to North Carolina, joining a growing list of governors and mayors who’ve forbidden trips to the state.

Atherton offers guidance in Transgender bathroom issue
Schools across the nation are confronting a controversial issue headon: whether to allow transgender students to use the school bathroom of their gender identity.

Boston's city council is banning city travel to North Carolina in response to a new state law that critics say discriminates against gay and transgender people
Boston is banning city travel to North Carolina in response to a new state law that critics say discriminates against gay and transgender people.

‘Bathroom bill’ pushed on Beacon Hill
Transgender advocates seek discrimination ban

OR10-6 Effect of One Year Cross-Sex Hormonal Treatment on Bone Mineral Density of the Lumbar Spine in Transgender Patients
Program: Abstracts - Orals, Poster Previews, and Posters
Session: OR10-Recent Developments in Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) and Transgender Medicine

Minn. governor bans nonessential state travel to NC over transgender law
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is banning state employees from nonessential travel to North Carolina because of that state's new law limiting official protections for gays and lesbians and transgender people.
Gov. Dayton opposes propsed bill that restricts transgender bathroom use

Missouri state senator: Expanding gay rights hurt Illinois’ economy
Sponsor of anti-gay constitutional amendment says protecting religious freedom is better for business
Business outcry doesn’t stop Missouri religious objections

Kasimir Hazlewood: Transgender definition is evolving
The computer science grad is part of a transgender community without universal agreement on terminology
Hazlewood rejects conventional terms such as “gay,” “straight” and “bi”
Hazlewood hopes a public discussion will lead to respect and understanding

Mississippi ‘religious freedom’ bill heads to governor’s desk
The Mississippi House approved a “religious freedom” bill seen to enable sweeping anti-LGBT discrimination in the state, eliminating another hurdle before the measure heads to the desk of Gov. Phil Bryant.
Mississippi Governor won’t say if he’ll sign anti-LGBT bill into law
Mississippi governor considers signing anti-LGBTQ bill

A Thousand Queers Chapel Hill Protest of HB2 Shuts City Down
Chapel Hill police moved in to block traffic Tuesday as the crowd filled the center of town. Wisely, they had been instructed to let the protesters go without hassle or arrest.
A divided North Carolina draws national attention in fight over transgender law
Asheville council shifting on LGBT rule?
North Carolina Starts To Face Real Economic Consequences For Anti-LGBT Law
Spokeswoman: Senate leader has no appetite to change new law
Transgender issue is the latest flashpoint in the rights fight in North Carolina
Fallout from new LGBT law puts McCrory on the spot
ECU tells students it's looking at impact of new transgender law
Starbucks joins growing outcry against N. Carolina's anti-gay law
Wells Fargo lights Charlotte office tower with transgender flag colors
Laura Jane Grace and Hari Nef Speak Out About North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Bill
Google Ventures won’t fund North Carolina startups till anti-gay law is gone
Durham's Fullsteam Brewery opposed to HB2
Equality NC director: No public safety risks in cities with transgender anti-discrimination rules
North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law Borrows The Work Of An Extreme Legal Group
Seth Meyers Destroys NC "Bathroom Bill": "No Evidence" Anyone "Exploited Equal Rights Laws To Commit Crimes In Bathrooms"
North Carolina H.B. 2 Draws ACLU/Lambda Lawsuit and Numerous Protest Actions
HB2: How North Carolina Got Here
North Carolina may risk losing billions in aid with LGBT law
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal anti-LGBT law
North Carolina's 'bathroom' law is about more than who's in the next stall
HB2 opponents gather to get governor's ear

Nebraska Senators Tread Warily With LGBT Issues
By rejecting bills this session on either side of gay and transgender issues, Nebraska lawmakers acknowledged that while they're willing to take stands on some social issues, they're hesitant to tackle matters dealing with gay and transgender rights.

NSAA assembly will vote Friday on transgender policy
On Friday, a new NSAA policy that creates a process for transgender students’ participation in high school sports will meet its final test.

Murder suspect said his ‘manhood’ was threatened when he found out he was hitting on transgender woman
His bruised male ego made him kill.

Clinton, Sanders conduct trans outreach ahead of N.Y. primary
With weeks remaining before a major Democratic primary contest in New York, both Hillary Clinton and Bernard Sanders are conducting outreach to the transgender community.

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Calls North Carolina Transgender Law 'Bad for Country'
The mayor of Columbus says discrimination has no place in our great country.

York's transgender community facing workplace discrimination
Several of Amanda Louise Taylor's supervisors had told her she was doing a great job as a forklift operator, but when she started wearing makeup and feminine clothes, "it was just a matter of time," she said.

Galveston Police Investigating Brutal Assault Of Popular Drag Performer!
Houston Drag Performer Amber Lemay Foxx Is Recovering From A Brutal Assault That Occurred In Galveston, Texas Over Easter Weekend!

Two Houston Police Officers Accused Of Brutality By Transgender Man!
A Houston transgender man is accusing the Houston Police Department of brutality and humiliation after he was arrested in Montrose for standing on a public sidewalk near Burger King. Charges against the man have now been dropped and a Houston Police Department Internal Affairs Investigation has been concluded. Those records and the incident reports are not being released.

Brazil: 1 Murder, 1 attempted murder and hospital refuses stroke victim due to trans status
Today’s news from Brazil: One Murder, an attempted murder, and in our last article is about a doctor at the General Hospital Roberto Santos (HGRS) in Cabula, Salvador State of Bahia, Brazil who refused a 60-year-old stroke victim treatment after learning of her transgender status.