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sexta-feira, julho 08, 2016

Homofobia. Travesti é assassinado após sair de festa
Crime acontece um dia antes do Governo do Estado anunciar redução do número de homicídios
Antecedendo a divulgação dos números da Segurança Pública em Alagoas, que volta a afirmar que houve queda no número de homicídios no semestre, comparados ao mesmo período do ano passado, a sociedade é surpreendida com mais um assassinato motivado por homofobia.
Homossexual é morto a facadas no Centro de São Sebastião

Movimento LGBT faz ato após morte de travesti em Mogi das Cruzes
Grupo protesta contra morte de travesti, baleada na semana passada.
Protesto na área central reuniu grupo LGBT e simpatizantes.

Roland Emmerich: 'Stonewall was a white event, let's be honest'
Marsha P Johnson would say something very differently

Pride in London research: Many LGBT+ people 'hide sexuality'
A majority of the LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community feel the need to lie about their gender or sexual identity, a survey suggests.

This proud transgender lesbian firefighter is here to douse the flames of bigotry
A firefighter and former Royal Marine speaks about her experiences as an openly trans lesbian officer.

‘Transdaddy’ lands place in final of top transgender competition
A ‘transdaddy’ has landed a place in the final of a prestigious transgender competition after impressing a team of judges.

Firenze, uccide una trans e la sua amica: arrestato dopo un giorno di caccia all'uomo
Una terza giovane si è salvata gettandosi dalla finestra. L'omicida è stato fermato a Monticiano, nel Senese. Avrebbe chiamato i carabinieri urlando frasi senza senso e dicendo di essere l'assassino: i militari l'avrebbero localizzato proprio grazie alla telefonata

Austria may legally recognize 3rd gender as intersex person challenges authorities in court
In a potentially landmark decision, an Austrian regional court is set to rule on whether citizens identifying themselves as neither female nor male can be identified as intersex in their official documents.

Human Rights Observation Report of Trans Pride March
Kaos GL, LISTAG, Pink Life and SPoD published a joint report on 19 June 2016 Trans Pride March. Organisations share their observations about the March and particularly emphasize police and transphobic gang violence.

Attempt made on Pakistan’s new TransAction Alliance leader’s life
Trans woman Arzu had barely closed the door of her home after Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa TransAction Alliance previous leader Aleshia was murdered when someone made an attempt on her life.

Father tries to kill intersex baby three times for being a 'monster'
Grandfather also charged after kidnapping the baby and abandoning it outside the village

New Clinic Specializing in Transsexual Health Fights Back against Stigma
Transgender people in Thailand are counting on a new specialist clinic where they can receive medical care without facing the discrimination and ridicule that they typically endure when visiting conventional medical centers.
At Last, Medical Care for Trans Men at First Clinic in Asia

Samoa police investigating death of transgender woman
Police in Samoa are calling for more information over the death of a transgender woman which has been the subject of media scrutiny this week.

Safe Schools is 'extreme sex education', says flyer sent to homes in Victorian marginal seats
Conservative activist Patrick Shea claims responsibility for flyer and says Safe Schools ‘is not an anti-bullying campaign, rather it is about gender ideology’
Christian Lobby is scared the Senate will block Coalition's rigged plebiscite

WATCH: Transgender candidate takes on Brisbane battleground
Despite a conflicted history with the Australian Defence Force, Bridget Clinch is determined to emerge victorious as Brisbane’s candidate for the Veterans Party.

Violence is Still a Threat for Transgender Women in Toronto
As Toronto celebrates Pride Month, we can't forget the discrimination trans women fight every day.

Gender fair focuses on diversity in Regina
The fair is one of many events for Regina's Pride Week

Man sentenced to life for murder of transgender woman Divas Boulanger
Sister left 'still trying to understand what the motivation for the killing was'

Bill C-16 protects transgender people but getting government IDs still a struggle
After immigrating to Canada from the United States in January 2003, Rachel Lauren Clark says she spent more than 12 years feeling like a prisoner.

Canadian Blood Services’ policy deemed transphobic by critics
Trans blood donors screened according to genitalia
Canadian Blood Services Has A New Policy That’s Being Called Anti-Trans

Transgender high school grad hopes his story inspires others
'I hope that my voice can help other people,' says 17-year-old Seth Leblanc

Q poll: Voters split on transgender bathrooms
Should transgender people be allowed to use public bathrooms consistent with their gender identity?

Actress Kristen Bell “Bad Moms” Sick Brandon Tenna joke
When is an ally not an LGBT ally? When they take money to joke about the murder of transgender people. That is exactly what Actress Kristen Bell did, she sold transgender people out, for a laugh.

GOP Lawmakers Protest Possible VA Move on Transgender Surgery
Officials argue agency needs to handle more basic veterans’ care first

29 testify in support of equal rights ordinance
If passed as-is, ordinance may also impact housing for the poor

Street renaming highlights Trans March
The 12th annual San Francisco Trans March – the city's largest transgender Pride event and one of the largest in the world – will conclude with the official renaming of a street in the Tenderloin to honor Compton's Cafeteria, a defunct restaurant that was a favorite gathering place for transgender and queer people in the 1960s.

Anaheim man sentenced to prison for transgender woman's murder
An Anaheim man who strangled a transgender activist to death during a 2014 sexual encounter was sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in state prison.

500 employers support expansion of Jacksonville Human Rights Ordinance to include LGBT community
500 employers in Jacksonville support expanding the city’s controversial Human Rights Ordinance to include anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community.

2 Floridas emerge in attitudes toward LGBT community
Florida's Key West is one of the most gay-friendly places in the country. The Florida Panhandle — many locals call it the Redneck Riviera — is a different story.

How will non-public schools handle transgender students' bathroom access?
The new mandates from the Obama Administration increasing bathroom access for transgender students at schools using federal money has been making news across the country. But while the Guam Department of Education is already looking to comply with these federal guidelines, what does it mean for the over two dozen charter, private, and military schools that are also on the federal dime?

Council guarantees public bathroom access for transgender people
Transgender people will be able to use the public bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity, the Chicago City Council has decided.

Lambda Legal Applauds City Council Vote to Strike ID Requirements from Chicago Human Rights Ordinance
Today, the Chicago City Council voted to strike a provision of the city’s Human Rights Ordinance that requires patrons to show government-issued identification upon request in order to access public facilities such as restrooms.

Lurie Hospital Gender Identity Clinic Gets $500K From Pritzker
The gender and sex development program at Lurie Children’s Hospital has just received a $500,000 grant from Jennifer Pritzker, a Chicago philanthropist who is a transgender woman.

Derby parents upset over school district’s transgender bathroom policy
Some Derby High School parents are upset the school district has adopted a transgender bathroom and locker room policy.

Letcher Co transgender bathroom bill dead after 5-1 vote
A proposed local ordinance in Letcher County regarding where transgender people can use the restroom died after a 5-1 vote during Monday night's fiscal court meeting.

Tow Truck Driver Allegedly Spit On Transgender Customer In Worcester
Three years ago Jameson Fernandez was Jocelyn Fernandez. He’ll be the first to tell you the decision was agonizing.

Carroll Co. schools to look at transgender policies
This summer, Carroll County Public Schools will form a committee to evaluate regulations concerning transgender students in the school system. Based on a directive contained in a “Dear Colleague” letter from the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice on May 13 and an opinion released on May 25 from the Attorney General of Maryland, which states that Maryland public schools should comply with the directive, Superintendant Stephen Guthrie is moving forward, according to the Carroll County Times.

Orono school transgender guidelines enacted
When it was time for the RSU 26 board to vote Tuesday night on new guidelines for transgender students — required after the department was sued by a former student — school board vice chairman Jacob Eckert said he was uncomfortable and cast the lone vote against them.

School board approves transgender policy
In their final meeting of the 2015-2016 school year, the board of education passed a policy that will make Scarborough schools much accepting in the fall.

Transgender 5-year-old from St. Paul ‘just gets to be a girl’
The 5-year-old never stops moving. She’s often a blur in family photos, because she’s always singing, dancing, twirling, jumping. She belts out Beyonce’s “Halo” on request. She draws pictures of princesses and pop singers. She wears dresses and rides a pink bike. She loves being a big sister.

Mercedes Williamson case: DA wants gang testimony kept secret in Alabama transgender teen's murder
A Mississippi prosecutor is seeking to block the public from testimony into possible gang ties to the suspect in the beating death of a transgender Alabama teenager, the Biloxi Sun Herald reported today.

Mississippi Anti-LGBT Law Withstands 1 Challenge; 3 Others Await
A federal judge has declined to block a Mississippi gay marriage law in one challenge filed against it. But it's still possible he will block the law after considering three other lawsuits.
Mississippi man facing new murder charge in killing of transgender teen

University to announce transgender resources this fall
The University will launch online resources for transgender employees and students this fall.

State doesn't have authority to set MT transgender student policies
The Montana State Board of Public Education's attorney says the state does not have the authority to implement policies on the issues of transgender students.

N.C. GOP’s new spokeswoman thinks jokes comparing trans people to animals are hilarious
The North Carolina Republican Party named Kami Mueller as their new communications director on Monday, June 20. She previously worked with the N.C. Values Coalition and the KeepNCSafe Coalition, two groups working against the Charlotte LGBT non-discrimination ordinance and for HB2.
LGBT law earns fresh pushback with rallies, school policies
Opponents rally against HB2 in Raleigh
In North Carolina, Struggle Against HB 2 Continues
Charlotte Schools Set New Transgender Bathroom Policy
McCrory, Cooper clash on HB2
Governor Pat McCrory and challenger Roy Cooper hold first debate

Raleigh family fights to break gender stereotype for their 10-year-old
A Raleigh family is fighting a battle to break gender stereotypes. They want to bring awareness to children they call gender creative, like their 10-year-old son.

APS rule goes into effect to recognize students’ gender identity
It’s been a long, heated debate but parents are beginning to learn that a new rule has gone into effect for Albuquerque Public Schools.

Gender-Neutral Bathroom Bill Approved in New York City
Legislation requires all single-occupant restrooms in the city to remove signs designating them for one gender only
Long Beach protects transgender rights

New Paltz High School now has two gender-neutral bathrooms available for student use
New Paltz High School now has two gender-neutral bathrooms available for student use. It was a non-controversial decision that was intended to be put into place as an administrative action, but due to an oversight it was not addressed until high school student Aryn Wesdorp collected signatures on a petition and presented them at a board of education meeting. The decision is welcome by Wesdorp and other students who don’t feel they conform to gender binary norm.

Ohioans oppose choice for transgender bathroom use
Ohio voters say they oppose allowing transgender people to pick the bathroom consistent with their gender identity, according to a poll released by Quinnipiac University early Thursday.

Freedom Oklahoma directs focus on municipalities and LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinances
In a majority of Oklahoma cities, same-sex couples can legally get married, but they are still at risk of being denied services and could be fired simply for their sexual orientation.

DMV says non-binary IDs could take months
An Oregon judge ruled earlier this month that a transgender person can legally change their sex to "non-binary" rather than male or female, in a move that legal experts believe is a first in the United States.

The ongoing saga of transgender bathroom use
Gender identity is today one of the most widely debated and complex issues facing countless individuals and their families. And, more so recently, local, state, and federal governments, as well as school districts across the nation, have been brought into decision-making roles on the topic.

Pittsburgh school board adopts transgender policy
A district-wide transgender nondiscrimination policy is now on the books in Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Quinnipiac poll - Pa. voters back transgender bathroom rights
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers.
With the politics out of the way, a new Quinnipiac University poll turns to cultural issues this Thursday morning - including one reverberating in Pennsylvania's General Assembly.

Rhode Island state workers get transgender surgery benefits
Rhode Island state government employees will soon be receiving health care coverage for transgender surgeries and other sex change therapies.

Documents: Transgender woman arrested following indecency with a child allegations
A transgender woman was arrested last Tuesday after he allegedly exposed himself and attempted to sexually assault a child at his pet salon in Edinburg.

Federal court rules trans Va. student can use boys bathroom
A federal court on Thursday ruled that a Virginia school district must allow a transgender student to use the boys bathroom.
Trans student Gavin Grimm wins injunction, school must let him use boys’ restroom
Court orders Gloucester to let transgender student use boys' restrooms

Torturan y ejecutan a travesti
Fue abandonado a orillas del río Grijalva de Centla, lo golpearon y lo amarraron de pies y manos con cable y lías.
Con visibles muestras de tortura, amarrado de pies y manos, y con un plomazo en la nuca, vecinos del sector “Roberto Madrazo” de la ranchería Chilapilla, Centla, descubrieron la noche del pasado sábado el cadáver de un joven (travesti), cuyos restos mortales yacían a la orilla del río Grijalva, detrás de una casa usada como bodega de insumos agrícolas.

Bathroom Debate Complicates Mexican Town’s Acceptance of a Third Gender
To the people of this town in southern Oaxaca State, the existence of a third gender is as much a part of life as the ancient Zapotec language they speak and the huge, spiny iguanas that laze in the trees.

Transexual recibió feroz golpiza en Talca
Durante la madrugada, Marcela Sierra, una mujer trans y trabajadora sexual en Talca fue atacada y golpeada con un bate sin mediar provocación alguna.