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terça-feira, abril 12, 2016

Lesbian teen asked to prove gender, ejected from McDonald’s for using women’s toilet
A lesbian has said she was kicked out of a McDonald’s for using the women’s toilets, after being mistaken for a man.

Gender identity clinic for young people sees referrals double
The number of young people referred to England's only gender identity clinic for under-18s has doubled in the past year to nearly 1,400, figures show.

China hears first transgender employment discrimination case
A Chinese arbitration panel held a hearing Monday in what is believed to be the country’s first transgender employment discrimination case, according to the lawyer in the case.
China hears first transgender discrimination case

Run-in sparks equality call
A transgender person refused a haircut from a Raymond Terrace barber is using the experience to call for greater acceptance of those battling with their gender identity.

Young Indigenous transgender woman says education is key to developing understanding
A young Indigenous transgender woman is educating regional youth in Queensland about her transition.

When Facebook says "you have memories to look back on today"
When Facebook memories pop up in your newsfeed it can be a chance to relive an embarrassing moment, a fun time with friends or even laugh about your daggy clothes or hairstyles.

How trans people can change their voice to suit their preferred gender
A discrepancy between someone’s sex at birth and their internal gender identity and experience of gender is no trivial matter. The negative impacts on the individual’s sense of identity, their confidence in interacting with others, their ability to participate in work and social life, and their psychosocial well-being can be profound.

Anti-LGBT "Bathroom Predator" Myth Makes Its Way To ABC's This Week
ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos hosted Kristen Waggoner, senior counsel for the extreme anti-LGBT group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), who hyped the debunked “bathroom predator” myth to defend a discriminatory law recently passed in North Carolina.

DCF under fire over LGBT rule change
The Florida Department of Children and Families is under fire for backing off part of a proposal that would protect LGBT kids who live in group homes from discrimination — including so-called “conversion therapy” aimed at changing their sexual orientation.

Analyst With Religious Group Argues Separate Facilities Are Best For Transgender People
While some states and localities are considering laws that require transgender people to use certain bathrooms and locker rooms, a religious group official feels separate facilities are the safest answer, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show over state’s new law
Canadian rocker Bryan Adams is canceling a performance this week in Mississippi, citing the state’s new law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples.

Supporters, opponents of NC transgender bathroom rule set to hold dueling rallies Monday
The division over the new law known as House Bill 2 continues Monday as dueling rallies are scheduled to take place in Raleigh.
Greenville City Council considers resolution opposing HB2, bike & pedestrian plan
Asheville City Council poised to consider HB2 response on April 12
The Morning Roundup: No Surrender
N.C. NAACP Promises Sit-Ins if Lawmakers Don’t Repeal HB 2
12 protest HB2 with bathroom sit-in
Both sides of HB2 slated to square off in Raleigh
Franklin Graham Slams Bruce Springsteen in 'Bigotry' Row Over North Carolina Transgender Bathroom Law
Univ. of North Carolina Has No Idea How to Enforce Bathroom Laws

Transgender debate leads to bathrooms battle in Omaha
There's a battle over bathrooms as a downtown bar owner takes a tough stance in the transgender debate.

Pascack Valley school board to vote Monday night on transgender policy
The Pascack Valley Regional High School District Board of Education will vote Monday night on whether to adopt a policy that school officials say will help protect the rights of transgender students, but that a handful of parents and local residents contend is ill advised.

Transgender woman shares her journey, has hope for the future
Teri Wilhelm spends her days painting, playing guitar or walking her dogs.

Library employee's plea for transgender insurance ignored
Rachel Dovel legally changed her name from Nathan last year, came out to her co-workers and was ready for the surgery that would allow her to live what she felt was a more authentic life as a woman.

Nashville Musicians Weigh In On Transgender Bathroom Bill
More voices have been weighing in on the controversial so-called transgender bathroom bill in the state legislature ahead of a scheduled committee meeting this week.

Police hunt for killer in double murder mystery in Midtown
Houston police are looking for the killer or killers responsible for murdering two people in Midtown late Sunday night.
The two people were found at 1100 Dennis Street near the Fannin Street intersection about 11:15pm.
Leola Thompson says she was on the phone with her child moments before Robert Isaac, 34, was attacked.
Houston Trans Woman Murdered
Transgender woman among two killed in late-night Houston shooting