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quinta-feira, abril 07, 2016

Transgender Day of Visibility 2016 – Trans Murder Monitoring Update
Over 2,000 trans people killed in the last 8 years

Some GPs refuse to treat trans people ‘because of their Christian beliefs’, specialist warns
A specialist has warned of a number of cases in which doctors cited their religious beliefs as a reason to not treat transgender patients.

Calls for gender-neutral toilets for transgender pupils
Schools told to introduce gender-neutral toilets, changing rooms and uniforms to make trans pupils feel more comfortable.

Tributes paid to 'true inspiration' DJ Carolyne Munroe, who has died
An outpouring of grief and tributes has spread on social media for Torbay DJ Carolyne 'CJ' Munroe who has died.
Carolyn, who was born Glenn Munroe and later had a sex change operation, was described as a 'true inspiration' by one friend – one of the many tributes paid by those who knew her.

Malaysian Transgender fundraiser invaded by Islamists, kidnapped two
A heartbreaking video has emerged showing hundreds of transgender women running in terror with Malaysian religious zealots in hot pursuit. The organizer of the dinner was kidnapped and held illegally overnight by the Federal Territories Religious Department.
Jawi to charge transgender who organised dinner and show

[New Zealand]
AKL Barber shop refuses to serve trans person
An Auckland barber shop has refused to serve a trans person based on their gender identity, humiliating them and saying that they could not have their hair cut as they are “not actually a man”.

Canadian transgender man beaten and called 'faggot' by bouncer to get $15k compensation from nightclub
He was forcibly removed from the washroom with urine stains on his pants and then pulled by the hair and clothing through the club.

Baldur's Gate Expansion Receives Negative Reviews For Trans Character
The popular PC game Baldur's Gate has received a slew of negative reviews for it's new expansion 'Siege of Dragonspear', with gamers giving the expansion the lowest possible reviews they can, with the inclusion of a transgender character their main protest.

CNN Destroys 'Bathroom Predator' Myth for Hate Group Leader
On CNN's New Day, Cuomo takes down right-wing activist Peter Sprigg in a discussion of the new North Carolina law.

New PAC aims to build trans political power
As advocates seek to beat back anti-trans measures in state legislatures, a new political action committee has launched seeking to build political power for transgender people.

Lambda Legal Applauds Unanimous Supreme Court ‘One Person, One Vote’ Voting Rights Decision
This morning, the Supreme Court delivered a unanimous decision in Evenwel v. Abbott, the case challenging the well-established “one person, one vote” principle that legislative districts should be based on the total number of people who live within them.

Transgender teen intentionally struck by hit-and-run driver, police say
Police and family members are asking for the public's help on Monday in finding a hit-and-run driver accused of intentionally striking a transgender person in Monterey Park.

Group fighting for transgender bathrooms in Sarasota County schools
The group ANSWER Coalition, Sarasota students and community members plan to hold a protest outside the Sarasota County School Board Tuesday night.

Atlanta mayor latest to ban city travel to North Carolina
The mayor of Atlanta is joining other city and state officials in banning taxpayer-funded travel to North Carolina over its new law preventing specific anti-discrimination rules for gay and transgender people for public accommodations and restroom use.

Workplace and schools wrestle with transgender issues
The controversy over transgender bathroom rights stretches from the workplace to our schools.

Lawmaker Wants Transgender Kids Out Of Standard School Bathrooms
A measure filed by State Representative Tom Morrison, a Republican from Palatine, would require schools to make sure students use bathrooms matching the sex listed on their birth certificates. He says schools could provide other accommodations, such as single-occupant restrooms, if parents request it in writing.

Mississippi legislature votes for discrimination and sends vicious anti-LGBT bill to governor’s desk
Today, the Mississippi legislature voted to put its stamp on discrimination and create a sweeping license for anyone to target LGBT people under the guise of religion. Legislators voted to send HB 1523 to Governor Phil Bryant, who now has up to five days to sign or veto it.

Greensboro City Council to consider resolution against HB2
The City Council will officially weigh in today on a controversial new state law that revokes legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Wicked composer bans all productions in North Carolina
Authors of kid’s books seek repeal of North Carolina law
North Carolina Lt. Gov.: LGBT Rights Measure 'Discriminated' Against Women And Girls
Federal agencies review North Carolina law's impact on aid
North Carolina Lt. Gov.: The real discrimination is having to share bathrooms with transgender people

Pascack Valley Regional High School District to reintroduce transgender policy
The Pascack Valley Regional High School District Board of Education voted Monday afternoon to reintroduce a policy that school officials say will protect the rights of transgender students, a proposal that had stoked strong emotions from people on both sides of the issue in recent weeks.

Cooper Union removes gender designations from restrooms
Cooper Union, the New York City college that made headlines last year for reversing its tuition-free legacy, now has a far more progressive badge of honor: it claims to be the first college in the country to completely remove gender signage from all campus bathrooms.

Transgender Whole Foods worker says co-workers referred to him as ‘it’
A transgender man who worked at a Whole Foods in Chelsea claims he was humiliated on a daily basis by co-workers who referred to him as “she, her, or it.”

James Dixon Pleads Guilty on Top Count in Islan Nettles Slaying
In a surprise move, James Dixon pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the first degree in the 2013 killing of Islan Nettles, a homicide that prompted protests over the police and district attorney’s handling of the investigation.
TLDEF Responds to Guilty Plea in Killing of Islan Nettles
James Dixon, man accused of beating transgender woman to death, admits to manslaughter in plea deal

Pine-Richland school system faces questions about transgender bathroom practices
Parents were recently made aware of practice that's been in place "for years"

EC school board approves transgender policy
About 45 people attend meeting, with seven speaking against the action

[Costa Rica]
Costa Rica Store Posts Derogatory Bathroom Sign

Argentina's Field of Dreams for the LGBT
One person’s pursuit of playing soccer professionally is more about gaining acceptance.