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domingo, julho 10, 2016

Travesti baleada pelas costas em Macaé desabafa: "Me sinto vulnerável"
Vítima fazia programa no local quando foi atingida por disparo

Travestis sofrem tentativa de homicídio na Zona Norte
Duas travestis foram baleadas na madrugada desta quarta-feira (6) na Avenida João medeiros Filho, na Zona Norte de Natal. De acordo com a Polícia Militar, um veículo modelo Voyage, de cor preta e placas não identificadas, passou frente a um ponto de prostituição que fica próximo a uma loja de electrodomésticos, onde estava a dupla.

Inspecção detecta insuficiências na única unidade pública de mudança de sexo
Auditoria da Inspecção-Geral das Actividades em Saúde diz que é "insuficiente o tempo afecto à equipa multidisciplinar de cirurgia" e recomenda a criação de uma consulta e de uma lista de espera específicas.

My Life as an Intersex Activist
As far as I know, I’m the first out intersex person in Portugal. My coming out was my first day in the Portuguese parliament as an intersex activist. Intersex people are those that have a diversity in their hormones, chromosomes, or genitalia that doesn’t conform to the medical society’s male-female binary. In many countries, including Portugal, doctors perform mutilating surgeries on intersex children to make them fit society’s binary.

Sex swapping soldiers have a hidden a-gender: Extra 5 weeks off if they ask for op
Soldiers are claiming they want sex-change operations to grab an extra five weeks’ leave.

UKIP member charged with ‘fiddling travel funds and money laundering’
Britain’s first sex-change parliamentarian played with her travel expenses and laundered money while in office, a court has heard.
Transgender ex-MEP Nikki Sinclaire in court over expenses fraud charges

EastEnders star Riley Carter Millington praises fans for the response to transgender character Kyle
The Stretford-born actor became the first transgender actor to play a transgender character in the BBC One soap

Transat accused of refusing to let transgender woman board plane
Canadian airline Air Transat has been accused of refusing to let a transgender woman board her flight from Glasgow to Toronto, Canada.

Swapping sex to be the real ‘you’
Sharon was about 50 when she knew. There was no moment where it just ‘clicked’, but she started to become aware that what she felt “had something to do with transgenderism”. Ten years on, she’s helping others going through a sex change do so without losing their job and livelihood at the same time.

The rainbow honeymoon has ended in Turkey
Once celebrated for its Pride parade, Turkey is no longer safe for LGBT people as police attack Pride yet again

New fatwa allows transgender marriages in Pakistan
Tanzim Ittehade-i-Ummat Pakistan issued issued a religious decree (fatwa) on Sunday, stating that Islam allows transgender men to marry transgender women.

Lesbians, gays, bisexuals are not third gender, Supreme Court clarifies
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to modify its 2014 order on transgenders while clarifying that lesbians, gays and bisexuals are not third gender.

Melbourne's first transsexual brothel for sale
Holding a real estate inspection at a brothel is quite similar to showing potential property buyers around a doctor's surgery, Dixon Kestles director Simon Regan politely explains. There are just some rooms that are, well, off limits.

Indi votes: Fear grab over Safe Schools and transgender children
Transgender children have become the latest targets of a scare campaign delivered to Indi’s letterboxes.

[New Zealand]
Former NZ Idol runner-up Nikki Lee reveals gender confirmation surgery
Former New Zealand Idol runner-up Nikki Lee says she "had a good life as a guy" but always knew deep down that she had another side she wanted to explore.

[New Zealand]
Transgender hairdresser wins employment case
A transgender hairdresser has been awarded nearly $13,250 after the Employment Relations Authority ruled she was forced out of her job when she revealed to her boss she would transition to living as a woman.

How Jack Saddleback is reclaiming queer and transgender Indigenous identities
Jack Saddleback remembers growing up on his home reserve of Samson Cree Nation, Alta., as "a time of pure happiness."

Ontario introducing gender-neutral driver's licences, health cards
Ontario is introducing gender-neutral driver's licences and health cards.

James Dobson: Obama's Transgender Rights Guidelines Are An Effort To Sow Chaos And Impose Tyranny
James Dobson dedicated his radio program today to railing against the guidelines released by the Obama administration advising public schools on the rights of transgender students, asserting that it was part of an effort by President Obama to sow chaos so that he can impose tyranny upon the country.

Summer camps open bunks to transgender Jews
Albeit some more than others, institutions make efforts to welcome all children — regardless of sexual identity

Obama Names Stonewall National Monument; 1st for Gay Rights
President Barack Obama created the first national monument to gay rights on Friday, designating the site of the Stonewall riots in Manhattan where the modern gay rights movement took root nearly five decades ago.

Renée Richards faced spotlight’s glare, in court and on the court
All eyes were on Richards when the transsexual tennis star teamed up with Ilie Nastase for a mixed doubles match at the U.S. Open in 1979.

'Transgenderism' shaking up America's schools
As so-called “transgender rights” continue to stir up major controversies for schools and parents across America, at least one conservative commentator is questioning how such a tiny group of people can be allowed to create such havoc for the entire nation.
NEA: Oust religious freedom, welcome 'transgenderism'
Now national parks join transgender mania
Quietly, schools take compassionate look at transgender rights

The 4 heroes of the Stonewall riots you didn't learn about in history class
The four people your history books didn't tell you about, but they probably should have done

Remember That Time Suicide Girls Was Really Transphobic?
I like porn. I think that pornography isn’t something that people should be ashamed of, in the same way I don’t think sex or masturbation should be made to be seen as shameful. Most people enjoy sex and masturbation, and porngraphy is a great way of exploring both of these areas as well as expanding your own views and opinions.

Stonewall, 47 Years Later
Today marks the 47th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which have long been considered the beginning of the modern LGBT movement. In fact, the U.S. celebrates Pride Month in June to pay tribute to this historic event.

Gordon Klingenschmitt Says Transgender Student Athlete Is Possessed By A 'Demonic Spirit Of Cowardice'
On a recent episode of his "Pray In Jesus Name" program, Religious Right activist and Colorado state lawmaker Gordon Klingenschmitt weighed in on the controversy surrounding Nattaphon Wangyot, a transgender student in Alaska who recently competed in the girls' track and field state finals.

Two women become first transgender candidates to get major party nominations to Senate, House
Two women have become the first transgender candidates to gain a major party nominations to Congress after Democratic primary wins.

How a Transgender Woman Could Get Pregnant
The uncharted territory of uterus transplants is sparking patients’ interest, but surgeons and endocrinologists remain wary

Sports Illustrated Debuts Caitlyn Jenner Cover, Profile Piece
Sports Illustrated debuted a new cover this week, which features Olympic gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner, CNN reports.

Gays For LGBTrump: Let’s Make America 8Straight Again
I stared at the newest form of our acronym “LGBTrump” confused about the “rump” attached to it. I mean lots of people have settled with LGBT+ for incisivity sake, but why ‘rump’?

The riot that predated Stonewall, 50 years later
Gene Compton’s Cafeteria, which sat on the corner of Turk and Taylor streets some decades back, was an all-night diner with big windows. It was the sort of place where the waitresses wore crisp uniforms and a cup of coffee didn’t cost more than a dime. It was also bright, and that was fine with the queens and the hustlers and the hair fairies and the queers who would crowd around the tables at night.

Portraits of Pride: Bay Area transgender people over 50
Transgender people make up a tiny fraction of the U.S. population. Most Americans don’t know anyone transgender personally. The Bay Area has long been a relatively nurturing place for transgender people, though the population here, as elsewhere, continues to face significantly high rates of unemployment, discrimination and suicide.

Gay SF City Leaders Heckled Off Stage at Trans March Kickoff Event: WATCH
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, gay state Senator Mark Leno, and gay SF Supervisor Scott Weiner were booed off stage at a kickoff event for the annual Trans March in San Francisco, KRON reports:

Openly transgender trial judge delivers powerful speech at Chevron Richmond Pride event
When Alameda County Superior Court Judge Victoria Kolakowski first told her mother that she was transgender – at a time when the term was far less stated nor understood – she pleaded, “Don’t tell Dad.”

Manchester School Board Discusses Transgender Issues
After a presentation to the school board about transgender students' rights, board Secretary Jason Scappaticci said that, as a gay man, he is probably more comfortable than others in understanding and supporting those rights.

Hillsborough School Board delays gender expression vote, citing fears of combative meeting
Faced with the prospect of religious leaders lining up again to blast them on transgender rights, Hillsborough County School Board members have taken the discussion off the table.

Letter from Derby superintendent addresses transgender policy
On June 21, The Derby Informer received a press release from Superintendent Craig Wilford that addresses questions and/or concerns about the transgender policy regarding the bathrooms at Derby High School.

Massachusetts legislature approves transgender rights bill
Massachusetts moved closer on Thursday to becoming the first state this year to enact a law that would allow transgender people to use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identities.

SVSU’s Venue Change Motion Denied in Transgender Lawsuit
SVSU's motion to change the venue of the action in the transgender discrimination lawsuit that made local headlines has been denied. The university sought to move the case from the Southern Division to the Northern Division of the Eastern District of Michigan—where SVSU is located.

Transgender bathroom issue still under discussion in Howell
The transgender school bathroom issue prompted Howell Public Schools Superintendent Erin MacGregor to highlight adding a new school counselor position starting this fall.

Transgender Needs To Be Assessed on Individual Basis
The Union School Board Tuesday night approved a policy regarding transgender students’ rights after a third and final reading of the policy.

N.C. ‘Bathroom Bill’ Is Discriminatory
Leaders in the University of North Carolina system say they will not enforce a controversial new law that requires transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to their gender at birth. W. Randolph (Randy) Woodson, chancellor of the North Carolina State campus, says the law could damage the university's standing in the scholarly community and runs afoul of his campus's nondiscrimination policies.
N.C. musicians push back against 'Bathroom Bill' with Stand Against HB2 concert in Winston-Salem
As legislative session nears the end, HB2 debate continues
School Administrators Offer a Reality Check to HB 2 Fearmongering
If This Is How North Carolina Republicans Think HB2 Can Be Fixed, They’re Wrong
Draft fix for North Carolina anti-LGBT law called ‘unacceptable’
Proposed changes in North Carolina's HB2 meet fierce criticism

City workers being trained on correct transgender pronouns
Firefighters and medics will take their first “Trans 101” course on Tuesday, learning the correct way to interact with transgender people — and even getting a lesson in what LGTBQI actually stands for, a city official said.

After Orlando, Ohio democrats renew focus on LGBT protections
Several Democratic state lawmakers plan to host forums around Ohio this summer highlighting three bills addressing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues.

City to consider anti-discrimination legislation
City Councilman Josh Cartee expects significant community discussion when he brings language for a committee assignment to Council President Bruce Arnold seeking to address anti-discrimination gaps in the law with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity.

In the Spotlight: Joanne Carroll, president of TransCentralPA, uses advocacy to help other transgender people
Joanne Carroll, of Lancaster, was born male, with the name John, and lived that way for 60 years before she transitioned in 2001 to her life as a woman.

Pine-Richland continues to work on transgender student policy
Officials in the Pine-Richland School District continue to work through the process of establishing a policy or administrative guideline regarding restroom and facility use for transgender students.

Providence School Board approves policy to support transgender students
The Providence School Board on Monday passed a policy to support transgender and gender-expansive students throughout the district.
Providence schools adopt new transgender policy

Major Settlement Protects the Rights of South Carolina Trans Student
In one of the first tests of the guidelines around transgender students released by the Department of Education on May 13, the rights of a trans student have been upheld.

Trans athletes still excluded in Texas
Despite threat of lawsuits, UIL doesn’t budge on exclusionary policy

Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit coming to Killeen
The Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit will host its annual program at Texas A&M University-Central Texas July 28-29.

Transgender Latinas faced a 'legion of stigmas'
Transgender Hispanic women face 'legion of stigmas'; studies show risk for suicide, harassment

POLL: Majority of Texans concerned about bathroom battle
More than half of Texans are concerned about where transgender individuals use the restroom and support with controversial anti-immigrant policies proposed by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Paxton: Fort Worth superintendent’s transgender rules exceeded his authority
exas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday issued an opinion saying that the Fort Worth school superintendent who made headlines for formulating guidelines to accommodate transgender students exceeded his authority. Paxton also said that a portion of the guidelines instructing district employees not to out transgender students to their parents might violate state law.

Utah’s Misty Snow makes history as Dems’ transgender Senate nominee
Primary sets up contest with GOP’s Lee in November.

Gloucester Co. ruling on transgender student may help case in Stafford Co.
A lawyer for a Stafford County transgender girl is hoping that his client can benefit from a federal judge’s ruling in Gloucester County in favor of a transgender boy.The judge ordered Thursday that 16-year-old transgender student Gavin Grimm — who was assigned female at birth but identifies as a boy — be allowed to use the boys’ bathroom.
Virginia school district vows to appeal court-ordered transgender policy to Supreme Court

Bathroom guidelines met with frustration
The Goochland School Board heard residents’ view on the topic of transgender bathroom access during the board’s monthly meeting on June 14, and shared their intention to maintain a focus on public safety when it comes to setting policy in Goochland.

‘This Is Not an Isolated Incident,’ Says Survivor of Trans Bashing
“This is a symptom. This is much larger than [what happened to me].”
Seattle hate crime victim attacked after leaving Orlando fundraiser
Police, FBI investigating brutal attack on transgender activist on Capitol Hill

What you do when your husband of 20 years says, 'I'm a woman'
Scottie Madden made one hell of a guy.

Transgender student policy passes at school board
Dozens of people attended last week’s Snohomish School Board meeting as the board took action on the new transgender policy. The board passed the new policy unanimously.