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quinta-feira, fevereiro 13, 2014

O jovem Alisson da Rocha Ribeiro, foi assassinado no sábado (8) pelo padrasto do travesti com quem convivia. José Aparecido Pinto, de 51 anos, golpeou Alisson com duas facadas depois de vê-lo espancar o enteado.

O Grupo Gay da Bahia (GGB) divulga mais um Relatório Anual de Assassinato de Homossexuais no Brasil (LGBT) relativo a 2013. Foram documentados 312 assassinatos de gays, travestis e lésbicas no Brasil, incluindo uma transexual brasileira morta no Reino Unido e um gay morto na Espanha.

Transsexual former soldier jailed for stabbing innocent schoolboy
The ex-soldier was wearing a blonde wig when he repeatedly stabbed the boy who was on holiday with his parents

Transgenders against IPC section 377; stage protest
Demanding cancellation of IPC Section 377, members of Karnataka Sexual Minorities Forum, along with their supporters, staged a protest demonstration in Chamarajanagar, on Tuesday.

[Sri Lanka]
S/he being grilled for killing two security guards
The Homagama police are grilling a 41-year-old suspect on a 48-hour detention order issued by the Homagama Magistrate over the killing of two security guards in 2012 and last Friday.

Cambodian Transgender Activist Sou Sotheavy Wins 2014 David Kato Vision & Voice Award
Renowned Ugandan activist Frank Mugisha will present Sou Sotheavy with the award on stage at the prestigious Teddy Awards ceremony in Berlin this Friday

New life, face or gender for whistle-blowers
Witnesses will be able to undergo plastic surgery, even a sex change, while whistle-blowers will get monetary rewards under two new bills the House justice committee approved on Wednesday in order to provide stronger protection and additional benefits to people who speak out against crime and corruption.

Transgender woman Avery Edison moved to women's jail after outcry online
Avery Edison, a 25-year-old transgender woman who was being held in a men’s jail following issues with her travel status, has been moved to a women’s facility after a quick campaign and online outcry.
Activists outraged by transgender woman’s detention in men’s jail
Transgender woman moved from men’s jail
Avery Edison moved to women's facility
Trans Comedian Avery Edison Detained in Canada
UK trans comic held in Canada men's prison, tweets her entire ordeal

California School Officials Debunk Right-Wing Lies About Transgender Student Law
Evidence continues to mount that a new California law allowing transgender public school students to use the restroom facilities that correspond to their gender identity is being implemented successfully without causing the "anarchy and madness" predicted by right-wing media figures.

Laverne Cox discusses womanhood at on-campus event
“Orange is the New Black” actress and activist Laverne Cox reflected on her life as a transgender woman of color on Feb. 11.
“One is not born a woman, but becomes one,” Cox said at the start of her speech, citing Simone De Beauvoir.

Remembering Deoni Jones
Family, friends mark two-year anniversary of transgender woman's fatal stabbing, express anger over delay in prosecuting accused killer

Major trans weekend of events in Chicago March 28-29
Antonia D'orsay of This is H.O.W., Jen Richards of We Happy Trans, Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler of Trans* H4CK, and Angelica Ross of Chicago House have announced that the Trans* H4CK and Trans 100 will partner for a weekend long event in Chicago.

WATCH: Director Lana Wachowski Honored With Equality Illinois's Freedom Award
Equality Illinois, a statewide LGBT rights group, honored movie director Lana Wachowski at its annual gala Saturday with its Freedom Award, reports Windy City Times. In her acceptance speech, Wachowski, who is transgender, joked about recent inappropriate daytime talk-show interviews with trans celebrities but said she was "born this way" and is "just as natural as everyone else." Wachowski thanked the many people involved with passing marriage equality legislation in the state in 2013 by saying, "This night is less about you honoring me than it is about me honoring you."

'Gender neutral' employee quits, then sues former bosses for $518,000 because they called her 'lady'
A Portland catering company is being sued for $518,000 by a former employee who alleges her coworkers would not stop referring to her as a woman even after she asked them to stop, reports The Oregonian.

Attorney blasts San Antonio officials for failing to respond to transgender man’s discrimination complaint against AT&T
Last month, I told you about the complaint Matthew Hileman filed against AT&T under San Antonio’s new nondiscrimination ordinance.
In what was the very first complaint under the ordinance, Hileman alleged he was fired because he is transgender, which would be a violation since AT&T is a city contractor.

Calcinó a transexual después de noviazgo
Detienen a sujeto como presunto autor del crimen de un homosexual a cuyo cuerpo le prendió fuego con la intención de encubrir el asesinato, y argumentar que después de un año de "noviazgo" hasta ahora se enteró que se trataba de un "hombre".
El señalado como asesino es Juan Anselmo Álvarez Juárez, de 20 años de edad, acusado del homicidio de Juan Bernardo Reyes López, alias "La Alison" y/o "La Venus", de 26, cuyo cuerpo semi-calcinado se halló el día 4 de febrero pasado.

Trans activist files case against Ecuador
Transgender activist Diane Marie Rodriguez Zambrano, who goes by Diane Rodriguez, recently filed the first-ever complaint against Ecuador with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
Rodriguez, 31, has spent five years battling Ecuador registry officials' refusal to change the gender marker on her ID card from male to female to reflect her gender identity.