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sábado, abril 16, 2016

Despida – Reflexões de uma Mulher Transexual, livro de Lara Crespo recém-publicado, é uma colectânea de artigos originalmente escritos para o blogue Lara’s Dreaming, entre Agosto de 2007 e Junho de 2014. São textos confessionais e relatam os fantasmas da autora em torno da sua identidade de género.

Bancada evangélica quer cassar direito de transexuais e travestis a nome social
Deputados apresentaram projetos para acabar com uma resolução do Conselho Nacional de Combate a Discriminação, que orienta escolas no tratamento adequado a pessoas transgênero

Schools chief ‘hasn’t given one second of thought’ to transgender bathrooms policy
The head of Ofsted had admitted he has “never thought” about how to protect transgender students in bathrooms.

Amnesty International intensifies campaign for transgender people’s rights
Thousands signed petition to pressure government into law change

A 10-point guide to not offending transgender people
"Society is moving very quickly," said musician Joseph Tawadros on the ABC's Q&A program on Monday night.

[New Zealand]
Police: Inmate safety a matter for Corrections
Police say they are still unable to comment on the investigation regarding the trans inmate alleging that she was sexually assaulted by prison staff at Whanganui Men's Prison and say inmate safety is a matter for Corrections.
Corrections - no comment regarding trans inmate
NPIP to picket Dep. of Corrections office

Shrek Musical Changed After Using Transphobic Slur
A Canadian production of the Shrek musical has chosen to change its script following a complaint over the repeated use of the word 'tranny'

Ted Cruz: 'Men Should Not Be Going to the Bathroom With Little Girls'
"I’m not terribly excited about men being able to go alone into a bathroom with my daughters,” the candidate says in an MSNBC town hall.

'Street freaks:' Mobile County Commission president sounds off on public restroom issue (updated)
Mobile County Commission President Jerry Carl has waded into the discussion over public restroom use with a Facebook post raising the fear of "street freaks" ogling women and children and sexual predators masquerading as transgender to gain access to their victims.
Mobile Co. Commissioner clarifies comments on transgender bathroom law concerns

Transgender Woman Denied Chance to Appear on Calendar
Was Sharnell Paul denied a spot on the Women of the Navajo Nation calendar because she is transgender?

Long Beach woman charged with attempted murder of transgender woman
A 34-year-old Long Beach woman accused of trying to kill a transgender woman pleaded not guilty to one count of attempted murder Thursday.

This school is opening the first gender-neutral bathroom in Los Angeles Unified
Santee Education Complex is the first school in the Los Angeles Unified School District to let students of different genders use the same bathroom at the same time.

Justice Department, U.S. Attorney investigating treatment of Georgia LGBT prisoners
The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office have opened up a joint investigation into the Georgia Department of Corrections’ (GDC) treatment of LGBT prisoners. The investigation follows the high profile case of former inmate Ashley Diamond, a transgender woman who filed a federal lawsuit against the GDC last year alleging she had been denied medical treatment for gender dysphoria and had been sexually assaulted by other inmates.

Deal: I’ll veto Georgia anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ bill again if it comes back
In his first interview since vetoing an anti-LGBT so-called “religious freedom” bill two weeks ago, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said the backlash in North Carolina and Mississippi over similar bills should give supporters of such legislation second thoughts over bringing it back next year, and warned he would veto it again if it comes back in similar form.

Baker on transgender bill flap: 'I don't take positions' on pending legislation
We shouldn't discriminate against anyone in Massachusetts
When Being A Republican Means Supporting Transgender Rights

Gender identity included in equal pay bill
The Maryland House of Delegates on March 9 passed the Equal Pay for Equal Work bill that contains protections based on gender identity by a 133-33 vote margin. The measure, in which the House concurred with Senate amendments, is now headed to Gov. Larry Hogan who can either sign it, veto it or allow it to go into law without his signature.

Maryland prosecutor charges two for robocall about openly gay candidate
Maryland's state prosecutor charged two Republican strategists Thursday with distributing an illegal robocall that many considered an attempt to smear an openly gay local candidate in 2014.

The mayor and City Council in Maine's largest city say they will introduce a resolution to restrict travel to states that enact legislation that discriminates against the gay and transsexual communities
The mayor and City Council in Maine's largest city say they will introduce a resolution to restrict travel to states that enact legislation that discriminates against the gay and transsexual communities.
Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling says the resolution is an affirmation of the city's commitment against discrimination.

Lawmaker Pushes Plan to Restrict Transgender Bathroom Use
A roiling political fight that began last month isn't showing signs of abating after GOP state lawmakers discovered draft voluntary guidelines from the State Board of Education that included recommendations on how to address transgender K-12 students who want to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

Southeast Michigan School District Under Federal Investigation
Bedford Public Schools, located 10 miles north of Toledo in Michigan's Monroe County, was placed under investigation in December by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights for allegedly discriminating against a trans youth. A Bedford spokesperson would not provide any more specifics on the investigation.

LGBT rights group holds Capitol rally to decry transgender bathroom bill
More than 100 people and DFL state legislators attended a Capitol rally to denounce legislation in Minnesota and other states that would regulate the use of bathrooms by transgender individuals.

Massachusetts governor booed off stage by trans activists
Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker was heckled and booed when he failed to commit to legislation that would protect the rights of transgender people in public spaces.

Jane Fonda Says She Won't Go to North Carolina
Actresses Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda are calling out North Carolina for passing its anti-LGBT legislation.
“We’re totally furious,” said Tomlin, the out co-star of Netflix's Grace & Frankie on Thursday.
Cirque du Soleil cancels North Carolina gigs over HB2
Ani DiFranco Cancels North Carolina Shows
Will new North Carolina law cost Governor McCrory the election?
Vandals steal, burn pride flags outside North Carolina church
As Backlash To Anti-LGBT Law In North Carolina Rises, Some Musicians Will Perform As Planned
Cruz: N.C. within its rights to enact bathroom restrictions for transgender people
It's Possible N.C. 'Bathroom Law' Will Be Repealed, State Rep. Bell Says

Santa Fe Public Schools add transgender rules for kids in district
While Albuquerque Public Schools continues to argue over whether transgender students should be allowed to use the restrooms and locker rooms of their choice, Santa Fe Public Schools didn’t struggle with the decision at all.
SFPS adopts new rules to protect transgender students

Judge: Morris records belong in a homicide file
A Philadelphia judge last week said computer-assisted dispatch records pertaining to the Nizah Morris incident belong in an official homicide file.

Executive orders meant to advance PA Fairness Act
With the budget battle concluded, there’s an opening to turn the state’s focus to LGBT nondiscrimination legislation. So says Sam Gehler, field director for Pennsylvania Competes and organizing director for Equality Pennsylvania.

South Carolina sheriff says he would ‘whip’ trans woman in restroom
Video of Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright speaking at the Greenville-Spartanburg Republican Women’s meeting shows the county’s top law enforcement officer threatening bodily harm to any transgender women who uses the ladies’ restroom in his presence. The video was posted by a conservative podcaster and shows the sheriff discussing South Carolina‘s proposed ban on public accommodations nondiscrimination protections for transgender people.
Transgender advocates fear SC bill's fallout even if it dies
Senators hear emotional outpouring of opposition to transgender bathroom bill

Knoxville business worried about impact of transgender bathroom bill
A Knoxville restaurant is making a public statement against the state’s transgender restroom bill. The bill would require students at Tennessee schools and universities to use the restrooms and locker room facilities corresponding with the sex on their birth certificate.
VIDEO: Citizens voice opinions about transgender bathroom bill
Transgender Woman Talks About Controversial "Bathroom Bill"