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sábado, fevereiro 15, 2014

Facebook users can now choose between 50 new 'gender identity' options
Facebook has 1.2 billion users – and now it has nearly as many gender categories to match. The social media website unveiled a new feature today that allows users to jettison male or female and describe themselves by dozens of “gender” labels.
Facebook Opens Gender Options for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Users

European Professional Association for Transgender Health
The European Professional Association for Transgender Health (EPATH) was officially launched today during the WPATH conference in Bangkok, Thailand.

O amor é terno e eterno
O amor surge inexoravelmente ligado à alma humana. Desde sempre que este sentimento é referido quando se trata do ser humano, seja nas canções, seja nos poemas, seja nas palavras que os enamorados sussurram ao ouvido um do outro. O amor faz parte da vida, dizem. A morte também. Afinal o que é o amor?

Transgender woman abused by drunk men on train
A transgender woman was subjected to abuse as she travelled on a train to Durham.

Run out of town: Transgenders protest against possible eviction
On Tuesday, a group of elders from Sabzi Mandi and Andaroon Lakki Gate met DPO Iqbal Khan at his office and demanded the eviction of transgenders from the city. The elders claimed transgenders were the main source of deteriorating law and order in the district.

Cambodian trans activist wins David Kato award
Cambodian trans activist Sou Sotheavy has won the 2014 David Kato award.
75 year old transgender woman wins LGBT activist prize

Girl, 7, confused about step-parent after woman became transgender male and grew beard, Family Court hears
A little girl is still trying to work out whether to call her step-parent Mum or Dad after the woman became a transgender male, had her breasts removed and grew a beard.

Transgender woman once kept in men's jail to leave Canada on Thursday
A transgender woman who had been detained by immigration in a men-only jail was denied release Wednesday and will be removed from Canada Thursday.
Transgender woman initially held in men’s jail to return home to London
Avery Edison to be deported to UK
Trans Comic Avery Edison Flying Home to U.K. Thursday
Man sent to women’s prison in Canada because he identifies as female

Seven questions about transgender issues you were afraid to ask
A flap erupted between writer and trans activist Janet Mock and CNN host Piers Morgan last week after Mock appeared on Morgan’s show to promote her memoir, “Redefining Realness.” Morgan repeatedly asserted that Mock had been “born a boy” or that she “used to be a man.” After her appearance, Mock expressed her disappointment on Twitter.

Vigil, rally mark anniversary of in-custody death
One year after Kayla Moore died during a police investigation into a disturbance at her downtown Berkeley home, family members and supporters are still fighting for what they say are needed changes in how local authorities handle mental health crises throughout the city.

Trans advocates warn against silicone injections
For some transgender women, the desire for bigger breasts or curvier hips may lead them to consider something that may be dangerous – having someone inject silicone into their body.

Conflict resolution for trans teen
A Contra Costa County juvenile judge has ordered transgender teenager Jewlyes Gutierrez to enter a conflict resolution program known as restorative justice to deal with a battery charge stemming from a schoolyard fight last year.

Court revises local transgender widow's legal fight against Texas
Nikki Araguz Loyd is celebrating after a huge victory handed down by the 13th District Court of Appeals in Corpus Christi.
Transgender widow celebrates legal victory: ‘I need some champagne’
BREAKING: Texas appeals court rules in favor of trans widow Nikki Araguz
Transgender widow of Wharton County firefighter to have another day in court
Texas court revives transgender marriage case
Texas Appeals Court: State Must Recognize Transgender Identities In Marriage