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quarta-feira, maio 11, 2016

ILGA – Statement on gender incongruence of childhood
As the world federation of LGBTI organisations, we strongly believe that gender diversity is not – and should never be – a pathology.

Trans people remain vulnerable albeit trend towards right to self-determination
Transgender Europe, launching its Trans Rights Europe Map 2016 [1], warns protection level for trans people remains low in Europe.

EastEnders star says cross-dressing storyline helped viewers ‘find acceptance’
Roger Sloman has discussed the reaction fans have had to the storyline.

Transparent wins at Baftas as London Spy leaves empty-handed
Transparent won the International Award, but Ben Whishaw failed to scoop best actor.

Government delays transgender rights review to consider ‘significant reforms’
The government has postponed its response to a Parliamentary report calling for urgent trans rights reforms.

Labour Party's First Transgender Councillor Elected
The Labour Party has become the latest British political party to have an elected transgender politician.

[Saudi Arabia]
Jeddah court puts 60 men on trial for transvestism
The Criminal Court in Jeddah has dealt with 60 cases of homosexuality and transvestism in recent months, Al-Watan daily reported quoting a court source.

The Philippines Just Elected Its First Out Transgender Person To Congress
Update: With 99% of precincts reporting, Bataan elects Geraldine Roman to a congressional seat, making her the first trans person in the Philippine House of Representatives.

OII calls for greater support for intersex rights ahead of the federal election
Organisation Intersex International Australia (OII) has called for the major parties to provide a commitment to recognition of intersex rights ahead of the Federal election.

[Canada/New Zealand]
Parents in legal battle over child's transition
A divorced couple - the woman being a former New Zealand doctor - are in a legal dispute as to whether their eleven year old transgender child should transition.

Obama Mother’s Day Presidential Proclamation Includes Transgender Moms
Barrack Obama once again broke new ground today by issuing our country’s first trans-inclusive mother’s day Presidential Proclamation. Talk about evolving. The word ‘transgender’ had never been said or eluded to by any president until Obama said it in the 2016 State of Union address. During that address prior to the Supreme Court ruling he noted how marriage equality had become a “wedge issue”.

Target Stores Terrorised By Christian Preachers
Videos have started to appear on line of 'Christian' street preachers who are entering Target stores around America to harass staff and customers by protesting the company's LGBT+ inclusively and their stance on transgender people being allowed to use the facilities that match with their gender identity.

Poll: 6-in-10 oppose bills like the North Carolina transgender bathroom law
Americans broadly oppose laws that would require transgender people to use facilities that correspond with their gender at birth rather than their gender identity, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll, and three-quarters favor laws guaranteeing equal protection for transgender individuals.

Fox’s Tucker Carlson: Extending Title IX Protections To Transgender People Is “Frivolous”
Carlson: “Are There Millions Or Thousands Or Even Hundreds Of Transgender Students Facing Discrimination In Schools? No”

A Remarkable Life: One 95-Year-Old Shares Her Hope For Fellow Trans People
Robina Asti is exhausted, but you wouldn't know it as she opens the door to the Upper East Side apartment she's called home since 1965. She's dressed in a green top and tan slacks, her white hair is swept up in barrettes, and two turquoise earrings dangle from her ears — the first pair her late husband, Norwood, ever bought her.

Trump foes plan to push conservative views at GOP convention
A top adviser from Sen. Ted Cruz's defunct presidential campaign wants supporters to push a conservative agenda, including limits on the bathrooms transgender people can use, a fresh example of the headaches Donald Trump could face at this summer's Republican National Convention.

Understanding what it means to be transgender
Research with MRI scans suggests biological basis for gender differences
Hormones, other factors during pregnancy can affect gender identity
Not all babies are born with chromosomes that match genitalia

Common Application, Universal College Application add gender identity question
The Common Application and the Universal College Application are switching up their applications for this upcoming school year, and they’re making a change much bigger than just adding a few new essay prompts.

Mat Staver: Transgender Nondiscrimination Laws Are 'Being Financed By Those Who Are Actively Promoting Pedophilia'
On today's "Faith and Freedom" radio program, Liberty Counsel's Mat Staver asserted that North Carolina's anti-LGBT law and the Religious Right's boycott of Target are necessary because efforts to allow transgender people to use facilities that match their gender identity are being pushed by pedophilia advocates.

Jake Tapper And Legal Expert Debunk The Anti-LGBT “Bathroom Predator” Myth
From the May 9 edition of CNN's The Lead With Jake Tapper:

Transgender teen Dakota Yorke named Portage prom queen runner-up
The hand mirror was practically glued in Dakota Yorke's hand Saturday afternoon as hairstylist Kristine Jewett back-combed her massive tangle of brunette curls.

Mass. Senate to debate transgender rights bill
The Massachusetts Senate is planning to debate a bill aimed at strengthening legal protections for transgender individuals.

NC Gov McCrory’s Bold Face Lie laid bare by Mike Wallace
The Justice Department Friday gave McCrory a deadline of Monday to answer whether his state government would enforce HB2 before a full repeal could be completed.
North Carolina Governor Suing Obama Rather Than Repeal HB2
Pat McCrory’s Hypocrisy: Forces Through HB2 in Hours, Now Asks DOJ For More Time
North Carolina Gov. Asked Feds for Extension on HB 2 Response
Gov. McCrory Forced To Admit That The Conservative Media "Bathroom Predator" Myth Is False
Flustered NC Gov. Pat McCrory Lashes Out at Feds in FOX News Sunday Interview: WATCH
North Carolina governor says state 'bullied' over HB2
North Carolina Gov. Faces Fed's Monday Deadline on LGBT Law
Reversal Unlikely As Deadline Approaches On N Carolina Law
Stunning Announcement from Attorney General Lynch on NC Law
What the US Attorney General actually said about trans people & fighting NC in court
Former DOJ Official On MSNBC: "Transgender People Are Protected Against Discrimination ... The Law Is Pretty Clear"
Pat Buchanan On Fox News: “The Minority That Is Griping” About NC Bathroom Bill Should “Simply Deal With It”
NC education leaders: Transgender students' bathroom usage up to local school boards
Mara Keisling on Attorney General's Remarks

Exclusive: Woman seen assaulting transgender woman on Bronx subway in viral video speaks out
The woman seen in cell phone video verbally and physically assaulting a transgender woman told her side of the story to PIX11 Monday night in an exclusive interview.

Assembly passes GENDA bill
This has come up repeatedly during the past few years, but once again the Democratic-controlled Assembly by a 81-46-vote margin has passed a gender non-discrimination bill.

Transgender Student Athlete Finding A Balance At Ponaganset High School
A fluorescent yellow softball sails out of the in-field, toward woods that border Ponaganset High School in Scituate. The left fielder runs forward and catches the ball. This is home field for Ponaganset’s Lady Chieftains. Turns out, the team is not all ladies.

Berkeley County School Board to get advice on transgender issue
A day after North Carolina filed a federal lawsuit arguing for a state law that requires transgender people to use the public restroom matching the sex on their birth certificate, Berkeley County School Board is set to hear legal advice on the issue.

Horry Board of Education reaffirms transgender student bathroom compliance
Specially-called executive session lasted about an hour
Last week, hundred turned out in support of appealing Title IX ruling
Board still supports appeal of Title IX ruling

Paxton offers his 2 cents on N.C. bathroom bill
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton — that shining beacon of integrity and knowledge of the law who last year told Texas county clerks they did not have to abide by the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality and who last month was sued for securities fraud in civil court by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (he is already facing state criminal fraud charges — today issued a statement in support of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory.

Remove school chief over transgender policy, says Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called Monday for the Fort Worth school superintendent to resign or be removed over a new transgender bathroom policy.

FWISD Trans Guidelines under attack; FFW calls on supporters to attend board meeting
Fairness Fort Worth is asking for as many people as possible to turn out for the Tuesday night, May 10 meeting for the Fort Worth Independent School District board meeting to show support for new guidelines on transgender issues recently signed by Superintendent Kent Scribner.

Central Texas inmate wants state to pay for sex-change surgery
A Gatesville state prison inmate has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Waco seeking to lift a Texas ban on paying for gender reassignment surgery for prisoners.

Washington State Ballot Initiative Restricting Restroom Access Would Put $4.5 Billion in Federal Funding At Risk
A ballot initiative in Washington, Initiative Measure 1515, would require public schools to restrict access to restrooms and other shared facilities based on biological sex, and may require similar restrictions in all state and local government buildings. The initiative would put at risk up to $1 billion annually in federal funding to schools, and may put at risk an additional $3.5 billion annually in funding to state and local government entities, according to a new analysis conducted by the Williams Institute.

Government prepares to tackle transgender, other sexuality concerns
The Jamaica Government is preparing itself to adequately address emerging concerns related to gender identification and other issues tied to sexuality.

Deputado bahamiano quer pessoas trans exiladas em ilha
Um deputado bahamiano afirmou na última segunda feira que as pessoas trans deviam ser exiladas numa ilha.