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sábado, abril 02, 2016

Transgender Day of Visibility 2016 – Trans Murder Monitoring Update
31st March 2016: Trans Day of Visibility Press Release
Over 2,000 trans people killed in the last 8 years

Meet María Pachón First Trans woman in Spain’s Airforce #TDOV2016
"I have no choice but to be a visible transsexual woman in order to fight transphobia in Spanish society."

Arianna, uma adolescente hermafrodita
A primeira longa-metragem de Carlo Lavagna é feita de revelações sobre a identidade sexual de uma jovem italiana. O filme é exibido esta sexta-feira na Festa do Cinema Italiano, em Lisboa.

Perkins Politicizes Stonewall Inn Rape to Praise NC Anti-LGBT Law
It takes someone pretty low to politicize a rape. Then again, they don't come much lower than Tony Perkins.

Will feds assert authority against North Carolina anti-LGBT law?~
Clamor continues to rise for North Carolina to repeal its newly enacted anti-LGBT law, but whether the federal government will seek to assert its authority to challenge the measure remains to be seen.

Transgender community fights against 'bathroom bills'
After scoring wins for same-sex marriage rights and anti-discrimination protections, U.S. equality advocacy groups now find themselves in a battle over bathrooms.

Arkansas to appeal judge's backing of Fayetteville LGBT rights law
The Arkansas attorney general said on Wednesday her office will appeal a judge's decision that upheld a city of Fayetteville ordinance forbidding discrimination against members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

Transgender community speaks out against Clovis Unified dress code
Current policy forbids boys from wearing long hair, earrings
Critics say dress code is discriminatory, breaks gender expression laws
School board to revote on policy next month

Trans coalition gets ED
A coalition of transgender groups formed after a trans woman's murder last year in San Francisco now has an executive director.

Anti-gay state laws aid push for CA travel ban bill
The nationwide backlash against anti-gay laws recently passed in Georgia and North Carolina is aiding efforts to enact legislation in California that would ban taxpayer-funded travel to such states, LGBT advocates say.

Connecticut governor makes pitch to North Carolina companies
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging North Carolina businesses to move to Connecticut in response to a new law that critics have called discriminatory.

How the transgender community finds a voice through speech therapy
For Caroline Temmermand, who spent 2.5 years doing speech therapy at George Washington University’s transgender voice clinic, changing her voice was a question of personal comfort.

Lawmakers seek to expand health coverage for transgender people
Four years ago, fashion designer Andy South became Ariyaphon Southiphong and started hormone replacement therapy.

Highland Park eyes gender-neutral restrooms
The City of Highland Park plans to designate some single-stall restrooms in city buildings as gender-neutral facilities as an accommodation to transgender individuals.

Boston bans tax-payer funded travel to North Carolina
Boston has banned taxpayer-funded travel to North Carolina.

Transgender advocate on school guidelines for LGBTQ: These are kids' lives, not political issues
“I knew at a very young age that I was actually a woman.”
Michigan senator: "Common sense" transgender bathroom bill protects cisgender children

House committee hearing set for anti-transgender bill
Update: HF3396, the anti-transgender bill that was scheduled for a hearing tomorrow morning, has been removed from the agenda (at least as of 3:30pm Wednesday).

Mississippi’s New Anti-LGBT Bill Claims That Women Can Be Fired For Wearing Pants
Many states have considered bills that enable discrimination against the LGBT community, but Mississippi’s proposed legislation is perhaps the most explicit in this regard. HB 1523 spells out in storied detail all of the different ways that a person should be able to mistreat people for being LGBT without consequences from the government.

US Soccer Issues Statement Regarding North Carolina's Transgender Law
The United States Soccer Federation is evaluating whether it will stage games or events in North Carolina after the state passed a law requiring transgender people to use the public bathrooms corresponding to their birth certificates, among other measures.
McCrory, senator suggest tweaks to transgender law possible
Asheville group to canvas businesses, ask if bathrooms are transgender safe
North Carolina Governor Zinged Georgia About College Basketball For "Religious Liberty"
Chicago mayor says he plans to poach businesses from North Carolina
Senate leader comes to McCrory's defense on transgender bill signing
HB2 doesn't change Alamance employers' stances on protections
Hundreds block downtown Chapel Hill to protest state’s HB2 law

Kingston schools need for transgender policy still being reviewed
District officials say it will be at least another month before the Policy Committee considers guidelines for transgender use of bathrooms and locker rooms.

Oregon joins backlash against North Carolina LGBT law
Oregon has joined the national backlash against a North Carolina law that prevents local governments from protecting people on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity when they use public accommodations.

Judge Upholds Murder Charge in Beating, Shooting That Killed Transgender Woman Near Philadelphia Park
Charges against a Philadelphia man with a history of violence accused of murdering a transgender woman in October near Philadelphia's Hunting Park were upheld during a preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Cumberland transgender policies win praise from advocates
Rhode Island LGBT activists and local leaders have praised the Cumberland School Committee’s recent approval of the first public school district transgender policy in the state.

Upstate business makes statement on transgender bathroom ban
An Upstate business is taking a stand while lawmakers and others are duking it out over a transgender bathroom ban in North Carolina.

Texas prisons: Fed rules won’t change treatment of transgender inmates
New federal guidance aimed at reducing prison rapes says states can no longer make housing decisions for transgender inmates based solely on sex, but Texas officials insist this won’t change how they treat the state’s more than 250 transgender prisoners.

Appellate ruling on transgender restroom access closely watched
The fate of a North Carolina law that aims to restrict restroom use by transgender people could be determined by a case centered on a teen in Virginia.

Virginia Governor Vetoes 'Religious Exemption' Bill
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed legislation Wednesday aimed at protecting opponents of same-sex marriage, saying it would legalize discrimination of the LGBT community and hurt the state's economy.

Vermont governor also bans state-sponsored travel to North Carolina
Gov. Peter Shumlin joins NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo in ban

Janesville “Bathroom Bill” Gives New Protections To Transgender People
The city of Janesville has been busy over the last week, bracing for the arrival of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday.