Entrevista com Lara Crespo, ativista trans
Depois de um longo processo de transição, Lara Crespo faz-nos um balanço das suas experiências como mulher trans, reflexo também dos relatos que foram recentemente lançados no seu livro "Despida- reflexões de uma mulher transexual".
Lei portuguesa para transgénero será a “melhor do mundo”
O Governo e o Bloco de Esquerda têm um “acordo tácito” para que “depois do fim deste ano” sejam discutidas ao mesmo tempo na Assembleia da República duas propostas relativas às pessoas transgénero.
PAN quer facilitar alteração de género no cartão de cidadão
PAN mais cauteloso que Bloco em matéria transgénero
Sobre DSTs, Checkpoints e Centros Comunitários
Quando apareceram os primeiros checkpoint, que como se sabe são ferramentas fulcrais na luta contra esse flagelo mundial que é a SIDA (e as restantes DSTs), toda a gente ficou contente, tínhamos enfim um sítio onde se podia ir sem se sofrer de discriminação.
PORTUGAL: Sobre DSTs, Checkpoints e Centros Comunitários
Deputados protocolam projeto para impedir transexuais e travestis de usarem nome social
Parlamentares de dez partidos protocolaram, nesta quarta (5), projeto de dectro decreto na Câmara dos Deputados que pretende sustar os efeitos do decreto nº 8727, aprovado pela presidente afastada Dilma Rousseff, no dia 28 de abril.
Deputados protocolam projeto para impedir transexuais e travestis de usarem nome social
Fazendo 'ponto', travestis são assaltadas em avenida
Uma ocorrência de tentativa de roubo foi registrada na madrugada desta sexta-feira, 7, no plantão policial. Segundo informações contidas no boletim de ocorrência, duas travestis faziam ‘ponto’ no cruzamento da avenida Chico Júlio e rua Allan Kardec, na Vila Chico Júlio, quando dois homens os abordaram e tentaram roubar os celulares das vítimas. Uma travesti foi agredida com soco no rosto e perdeu um dente, mas mesmo assim, não entregou o celular. A outra travesti, de 28 anos, acabou tento o equipamento levado.
Única candidata registrada como mulher eleita em Viçosa é transexual
Pelo menos 10% das candidatas trans foram eleitas em todo Brasil; saiba quem são
As candidaturas de travestis e mulheres transexuais mostraram a sua força nas eleições municipais de 2016. Além do recorde de mais de 80 candidaturas (veja algumas delas aqui), incluindo para prefeita, pelo menos 10% delas foram eleitas.
Militante transexual e filho de dois anos sofrem violência transfóbica em Belém
A mulher transexual Bárbara Pastana e o filho Pietro, que tem apenas dois anos e meio, foram vítimas de uma agressão transfóbica no dia 4 deste mês em Belém do Pará. A agressão ocorreu quando ela levava o filho para a escolinha de bicicleta.
Ministério Público denuncia pela primeira vez assassinato de mulher transexual por feminicídio
O Ministério Público de São Paulo denunciou à 3ª Vara do Júri do Foro da Capital do TJ-São Paulo o assassino de uma mulher transexual pelo crime de feminicídio. É a primeira vez que uma denúncia do tipo é realizada envolvendo uma mulher transexual no estado.
O acusado é Luiz Henrique Marcondes dos Santos ex-marido da vítima, Michele do Monte, que foi assassinada por estrangulamento e facada no dia 9 de fevereiro deste ano, na Rua Uruba, na Chácara Bandeirantes, Zona Sul da Capital.
Homem com roupas femininas é achado morto no rio Sorocaba
Vítima estava com saco na cabeça e sem documentos.
Caso será investigado pela Polícia Civil em Sorocaba.
Um homem foi encontrado morto em uma galeria do rio Sorocaba na manhã desta quinta-feira (13) em Sorocaba (SP). De acordo com a polícia, a vítima usava roupas femininas e estava com a cabeça coberta por um plástico.
Travesti morre após ser espancada a pauladas no Parque do Carmo
Amigo diz que crime teve clara conotação transfóbica e que boletim aponta overdose
A jovem Yasmin Montoy, de 20 anos, estava começando o processo de adequação de sexo. Ela iria completar 21 anos no próximo domingo (16) e estava juntando dinheiro, aos poucos, para colocar silicone nos seios. Um sonho que já estava perto de ser realizado.
Porém, se tornou mais uma vítima de crimes de transfobia neste final de semana. Ela foi barbaramente agredida. Em seu corpo, ficaram marcas do espancamento e, na cabeça, uma lesão provavelmente provocada por um pedaço de pau.
Travesti é espancado e morto no Centro de Caxias
O TRAVESTI identificado como WILSON RODRIGUES ALEXANDRE, foi espancado e morto, ainda em condições NÃO explicadas, na madrugada do último sábado (08/10), nas proximidades do centro de Duque de Caxias.
A DHBF - Delegacia de Homicídios da Baixada Fluminense, atua com a possibilidade de HOMOFOBIA ou crime relacionado à dívidas com TRAFICANTES.
Travesti é encontrada morta dentro de viatura da Polícia Civil em SP
Policiais do 77º DP encontraram corpo no compartilhamento reservado para presos do carro
Uma travesti, que não teve a identidade revelada, foi encontrada morta no fim da manhã desta quinta-feira (13) dentro de uma viatura da Polícia Civil de São Paulo. O caso aconteceu no 77º Distrito Policial, localizado na alameda Glete, 827, no bairro da Santa Cecília, zona oeste da capital paulista.
Corpo encontrado em viatura da Polícia Civil de SP é identificado
Em Natal, travesti é morta a facada e companheiro preso em flagrante
Crime aconteceu na noite desta sexta (21) no bairro Nazaré.
Julia Sofia, de 20 anos, foi morta com uma facada dentro de casa.
Uma travesti foi assassinada a facadas na noite desta sexta-feira (21) no bairro Nazaré, Zona Oeste de Natal. O companheiro da vítima, suspeito do crime, foi preso em flagrante pela Polícia Militar. Márcio Marques Evangelista, conhecido como Julia Sofia, de 20 anos, morreu dentro de casa.
Travesti e adolescente são mortos em Aparecida de Goiânia
Crime, que estaria relacionado ao tráfico de drogas, ocorreu na manhã deste domingo (24), no Setor Vila Maria. Vítimas manteriam relacionamento homoafetivo
Alexandre de Paula carvalho, de 27 anos, e Marcelo Carvalho Ribeiro, de 16 anos, que segundo informações do Grupo de Investigação de Homicídios (GIH) mantinham um relacionamento homoafetivo, foram mortos a tiros, no final da manhã deste domingo (24), enquanto caminhavam pelo Setor Vila Maria, em Aparecida de Goiânia. Segundo a Polícia Civil (PC), testemunhas relataram ter ouvido quatro disparos e uma moto arrancando. A autoria do crime ainda é desconhecida.
Menor suspeito de homicídio é apreendido em Sítio do Quinto- BA
Um adolescente de 15 anos, suspeito de homicídio foi apreendido pela Polícia Civil, na manhã da segunda- feira(12), por volta das 11h30min. Segundo os policiais, o garoto foi localizado no povoado Flamengo, em Sítio do Quinto- BA, onde estava escondido.
Testemunhas de assassinato de travesti faltam a audiência
A Justiça de Araçatuba realizou nesta semana a primeira audiência do processo criminal contra os quatro acusados de participarem da morte e ocultação do cadáver de Ivan Carlos Rodrigues Costa, 34 anos, um travesti morador no bairro Água Branca que desapareceu em 6 de setembro de 2015.
Vídeo: Transexual de Itapetinga é atingida por sete facadas em Maiquinique
O delegado titular de Macarani, Irineu Alves Andrade, que também responde por Maiquinique, esteve na manhã desta sexta-feira, dia 14 de outubro, no Hospital Cristo Redentor em Itapetinga, no Sudoeste da Bahia, onde a transexual Nátyla Mota, de 21 anos, segue hospitalizada. O delegado colheu informações para dar início às investigações do caso.
Transexual é esfaqueada e apanha ao esperar por socorro dentro de hospital
Attack on Brazilian Transgender Woman Natylla Mota Demands a Response
A comunidade trans no Brasil de Temer
Advogado de Florianópolis luta para que transexuais tenham direito ao nome
Em Florianópolis são 90 pedidos, 14 representados por Paulo Euclides Marques, de 39 anos
Mulher trans protesta ao ser proibida de entrar em igreja em Vitória
Ato aconteceu nesta quarta (18), em frente à Casa do Cidadão.
Pastor também responde por ação na Justiça por agressão contra ela.
Suspeito de matar travesti Danielly Barby é policial militar em SP; ele foi preso e liberado
O suspeito de ter matado a travesti Danielly Barby, de 24 anos, em junho deste ano em Mogi das Cruzes, município de São Paulo, foi preso pelos policiais da Delegacia de Homicídios nesta quarta-feira (19) e liberado após uma audiência de custódia na quinta (20). Ele é policial militar, tem 29 anos e foi identificado como George Silva.
Travesti espancada por taxistas em Belém teve braço fraturado
Adolescente de 16 anos foi agredida na madrugada de quinta, 20.
PMs que presenciaram espancamento e não impediram foram afastados.
TRAVESTIS OPTAM VIVER NAS RUAS POR CAUSA DA DISCRIMINAÇÃO
Conheci Carol E Vicky no centro de São Paulo, bairro da Bela Vista, numa tarde em que passava perto do Anhangabau. As duas são travestis que moram na rua e pediam dinheiro para seu sustento. O que me chamou a atenção foi o fato de serem moradoras de rua, a gente sempre vê famílias inteiras, idosos, mas, com a comunidade LGBT é diferente.
Pope Francis urges pastoral care for transgender people, draws line between ministry and ‘indoctrination’
Pope Francis says Jesus would never turn away transgender faithful and that priests today should accompany them spiritually, even if they undergo sex change operations, sin and repent.
Pope Francis Is One To Judge
The World’s Largest Church Declares War on Transgender People
Global Action for Trans* Equality statement on the international annual Day of Action for Trans Depathologization
Today, Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE) joins this annual Day of Action for Trans Depathologization by making a global call to end the systematic violation of our human rights.
International Campaign Stop Trans Pathologization statement on the international annual Day of Action for Trans Depathologization
Transgender Tory politician says Labour opponent called her a man during meeting
A Bolton Labour councillor is under fire for comments about a transgender Conservative opponent.
Transgender Tory councillor complains to police after being addressed as ‘he’ by Labour opponent
Councillor refuses to take punishment for calling transgender woman ‘he’ instead of ‘she’
NHS trust terminates Gender Identity Service contract amid trans health turmoil
The NHS Trust that housed the UK’s primary transgender healthcare clinic has served notice that it will end the service – in a bid to hand it off to another provider.
Sade’s Child Comes Out as a Transgender Man
Singer Sade’s child, Mickailia “Ila” Adu, officially came out as a transgender man yesterday. There had been speculation since the early spring that the 20 year-old was transitioning, but nothing was confirmed. Mickailia, who was openly lesbian before transitioning, shared the news on his Instagram account with a lot of excitement.
Activists lying down in road to protest poor treatment of trans prisoners
Activists are hoping to wake the world up to the poor treatment of trans inmates
Transgender children: What you need to know
An increasing number of children are seeking help regarding their gender identity. We investigate the issue...
Boy ‘living life entirely as a girl’ removed from mother's care by judge
Woman who was convinced her son perceived himself as a girl caused seven-year-old ‘significant emotional harm’
Justice for a young trans girl that has been taken from her mum & forced to live as a boy
Bullied Wiltshire College pupil found hanged after receiving transgender abuse
A transgender student was found hanged less than a week after she made an official complaint at college over alleged bullying about her gender identity.
Mature student Gabriel Tinto, 51 of Salisbury, expressed frustration on social media about her voice and insults she received last Thursday (October 13).
Transgender Student hangs herself after filing complaint with college
Trans Notes from a Small Island: United Through Pride
September in the Channel Islands has seen three firsts: the first pan-island Pride, the first Equality & Diversity Awards and the first award by a tribunal of compensation for hurt and distress from discriminatory behaviour in the workplace.
French law scraps sterilization for transgender people
Rights activists celebrated a major victory in France on Thursday after the country passed legislation allowing transgender people to legally change their gender without undergoing sterilization.
France adopts 1st gender recognition law – trans people continue being judged
EXISTRANS 2016 : "MON CORPS, MON GENRE, TA GUEULE !"
Récents propos du pape sur les personnes trans, vote définitif — le 12 octobre dernier — de la loi de modernisation de la justice du 21e siècle, dernière Existrans du quinquennat de François Hollande, veille de la grande marche homophobe de la Manif pour tous… l’Existrans 2016 s’inscrivait dans un contexte inhabituellement chargé. Près de deux milles manifestant-e-s, dont beaucoup venu-e-s de régions, ont participé à la 20e édition de cette marche toujours aussi militante et hautement politique. Seronet y était.
SecDef tells transgender student parents Blue can use the correct bathroom
Friday, the 21st of October NBC published about ‘Blue’ an 11-year-old transgender student in Germany. On Monday The 11th grader had received an email from her DOD Ramstein middle school principal outlining and affirming her transitional plan which included using girl’s bathroom. Blue and her mother excitedly bought her new outfits looking forward to her first day out at school.
18-year-old arrested in Qatar for being gay
'I was arrested for wearing makeup on Snapchat and Instagram'
“We Want To Help As Many Trans People As Possible”: A Brief History Of The Transgender Movement In Slovakia
Many trans people in the country didn’t know that transitioning was possible
Pakistan: Attacks on Transgender Women Surge
Pakistani authorities should urgently investigate the surge in violent attacks on transgender women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Human Rights Watch said today. They should also investigate allegations that medical staff and police failed to assist victims and pursue justice in cases involving transgender people.
Trans and in Love in Karachi
It is past midnight when the convoy of buses and cars finally turns off the highway onto an unpaved road in the Pakistani nowhere and comes to a halt at the sturdy walls of a farmhouse. Slowly, a gate opens. Cars are being searched. The security guards look for weapons, alcohol, anything that might create trouble, Kami explains later. She smiles reassuringly at the armed guards. Sid, Kami’s life partner of seven years, readjusts his sunglasses, which are tucked into the collar of his muscle shirt. They wave us through.
Posters calling for ‘beheading’ transwomen surface on Tariq Road
A number of hateful posters have surfaced at a mall on Tariq Road – one of the city’s most vibrant shopping centres – lending credence to the idea of ‘beheading’ transwomen.
Transgender Persons Bill violates basic rights: Experts
Experts say the Bill has a narrow definition for a transgender and is seriously flawed and derogatory.
Love, sex-change and dhoka: A kashmiri love story gone wrong
A kashmiri love story goes wrong as a man-turned-woman german immigrant files a case of fraud and cheating against his live-in partner
Taiwan’s new digital minister is a transgender software programmer who wants to make government more open
The Taiwanese government has appointed Audrey Tang, a transgender software developer and self-described “civic hacker” to its executive council to head digital policy. Tang, 35, will be the youngest and first transgender official in Taiwan’s executive government, known as the yuan.
Indonesia’s first Muslim transgender boarding school forced to close
Indonesia’s only transgender boarding school has been forced to close after being branded ‘immoral’.
Al Fatah was widely regarded as a symbol of tolerance in the country. The school claimed it was the only Islamic boarding school for transgender students in the world.
Miss Fa'afafine: A look inside Samoa's transgender beauty pageant
Homosexuality may be illegal in Samoa, but the annual transgender beauty pageant is a mainstay of the island nation's social calendar.
Debate raging among Queensland Corrective Services over transfer of transgender worker
A transgender granny killer could be transferred from a men’s prison to a women’s facility in a historic move being debated by Queensland Corrective Services management.
Transgender & intersex Queenslanders seek birth certificate reform
Queensland’s Palaszczuk Government is facing increased pressure to follow the ACT and Victorian lead in amending legislation to allow both transgender and intersex people the right to alter their gender on their birth certificate – a move that would remove legal barriers and discrimination for those transitioning.
Australia's first trans health clinic has opened up in Melbourne
Melbourne has been voted the world's most liveable city for the sixth year in a row, and the city's first trans health clinic cements its reputation as the friendliest city for the trans and gender diverse communities, writes Emily McAvan.
Police investigate crossdresser attacks on schoolgirls at Parkdale and Mentone
A 16-year-ol schoolgirl was assaulted by a man dressed in women’s clothes as she walked to a school bus stop in Parkdale this morning.
Why the M or F on a birth certificate is so important to a transgender person
As governments grapple with legislation on a person being able to change their identified gender at birth, an Adelaide barrister explains why one simple letter is so important.
Clover Moore donates $20,000 to Inner City Legal Centre to help transgender kids
The funding comes as the free legal service had an increase of people seeking help for their transgender children.
'Just another way of being human': number of children experimenting with gender jumps
Transgender advocates and psychologists have welcomed an open discussion on gender identity, despite age concerns.
NSW child, 4, identifies as transgender as data reveals growing referrals for gender dysphoria
A four-year-old who identifies as transgender has begun to transition before their first day at school, hoping to complete the full transformation by 2017.
'It's absurd': A possible 50-year wait for transgender surgery
Almost 100 people are now on the waiting list for gender-reassignment surgery, but they face waiting 50 years for the life-changing procedure under Ministry of Health guidelines.
Transgender woman files human rights complaint alleging discrimination at salon
'I have absolutely no issues with transgender people,' says salon owner
Canadian National Exhibition unveils gender-neutral washrooms, signage
The Canadian National Exhibition has become the latest Toronto organization to introduce gender-neutral washrooms and signage, but advocates say there is still more to be done to promote inclusivity.
Canada’s biggest fair says ‘we don’t care’ where you pee
How Banks Make It Difficult for Trans Customers
A few weeks back on the first day of August, an outraged post from a friend appeared in my Facebook newsfeed:
Catholic school districts dispute poor marks on LGBTQ policy report card
Despite new laws and a ministerial order, some Alberta school boards’ policies fail to protect LGBTQ staff, students and their families, according to a new analysis by Public Interest Alberta.
Transgender and unemployed: Businesses shut doors to trans workers
Mike Leard was an ad man, a real Don Draper type, loved his drink, loved women and did some stunning advertisements. Leard never had trouble finding work. In fact, most of the time he didn't even have a resumé, his reputation alone landed him jobs.
Alberta pastor to gvmt: No gay clubs or transgender bathroom exceptions in our private schools
Brian Coldwell, a Baptist pastor and chairman of a Christian school board, has told the provincial government that his two small schools will not allow gay straight alliance clubs for homosexuals or permit transgender students to use the washrooms of the opposite sex.
Lack of transgender policy leading to healthcare delays in Yukon, says advocate
Yukon's health care 'woefully inadequate' for transgender people, says Chase Blodgett
U of T professor Jordan Peterson defends his transphobia: “If that’s a hate crime then bring it on!”
Holding a Ph.D. does not entitle one to espouse bigotry or openly embrace transphobia. Incredibly University of Toronto Prof Jordan Peterson expressed surprise that using his position to indoctrinate young minds with transphobia may come at a price.
Swastikas desecrate U of T as Professor Jordan Peterson ramps up racist transphobia
Transgender boy’s mom sues hospital, saying he ‘went into spiral’ after staff called him a girl
The transgender teenager had once written a poem about the heartache of a boy born in a girl’s body. His words were raw and revealing.
One Million Moms Attack H&M Over Cis Woman They Believe is Trans, Miss Actual Trans Woman
The Christian hate group One Million Moms has launched a boycott of the Swedish multinational clothing retailer H&M following their new advertisement, 'She's a Lady'.
Pistons' Reggie Bullock opens up about his murdered transgender sister
In 2014, the older sister of Detroit Pistons reserve forward Reggie Bullock, Mia Henderson, was senselessly murdered in Baltimore for being a transgender woman. A rather villainous act yet Bullock is somehow able to take the loss of his sister, who was born Kevin Long, in perspective.
Walmart is selling a ‘Tranny Granny’ Halloween costume
Walmart is selling a transphobic Halloween costume via its online store.
‘Safer Sex for Trans Bodies’ guide released
The Human Rights Campaign and Whitman-Walker Health have teamed up for a comprehensive sexual health guide for transgender and gender-nonconforming people called “Safer Sex for Trans Bodies,” HRC announced in a press release.
New Study Highlights High Rates of Suicide and Self-Harm Among Transgender Youth
In a new study, 30 percent of transgender youth report a history of at least one suicide attempt, and nearly 42 percent report a history of self-injury, such as cutting.
Trans-ing History on the Web: The Digital Transgender Archive
When College of the Holy Cross professor K.J. Rawson first imagined what would become the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA), he had in mind something fairly simple: a collection of finding aids that would solve a problem he’d faced himself as a researcher—the difficulty of figuring out “where transgender-related materials are held.” The collection Rawson envisioned would guide researchers through the contents of scattered transgender history archives. What emerged instead is a multi-institution collaboration; a centralized digital repository of unprecedented scale that has made accessible digitized materials related to transgender history gathered from collections across the world.
Warren Beatty: My transgender son is my hero
Actor Warren Beatty has spoken about his transgender son Stephen.
The fourteen-time Oscar nominated filmmaker opened up this week in an interview with Vanity Fair.
Transgender Firefighter Katie Cornhill raising awareness and funds at Great South Run
Transgender firefighter Katie Cornhill will be running in the Great South Run on October 23rd fundraising for the Fire Fighters Charity to help support programs that include rehabilitation, recuperation, psychological and nursing.
Mark Seliger’s Portraits of the Transgender Community Are About Being Seen
The photographer’s collection On Christopher Street features stories about a community that has long found acceptance and solace in the West Village.
Gwen Araujo murder 14 years later: Transgender teen’s killers face parole
Sylvia Guerrero had never even heard the word “transgender” until her 17-year-old daughter Gwen Araujo, born a son named Eddie, was brutally murdered. Today she’s an admired activist for transgender causes, even though the horror of Gwen’s fate has upended her life.
Laverne Cox’s #RockyHorror “Sweet Transvestite” – Fan or Fail?
Laverne Cox debuted as Dr. Frank-n-furter last night on Fox TV’S remake of the #RockyHorror Picture Show. As a transgender woman, I had very strong emotional reactions, mostly a sense of embarrassment. But watching it again this morning and seeing the response on twitter embracing her role I wonder how you feel about this. I wonder if I am out of sync with the trans movement or maybe you have reservations as well?
Police investigating whether shootings of 2 transgender women are connected
Birmingham police are investigating whether or not the shootings of two transgender women may be connected.
Birmingham police responded to a shooting on Monday morning in the 7500 block of 5th Avenue South.
The victim, a transgender woman, was shot in the ear and has life-threatening injuries.
BIRMINGHAM MAN CHARGED WITH SHOOTING TWO TRANSGENDER WOMEN, ONE FATALLY, IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS
Black transgender woman Jazz Alford shot and killed in Birmingham, Alabama, hotel room
A person found shot to death at the Kings Inn in Birmingham, Alabama, on Sept. 23 is now being counted among the transgender women killed in 2016, after early reports of the incident misgendered her as male, according to AL.com.
Rest In Power and Peace Jazz Alford
Carmichael faith-based hospital denies transgender man hysterectomy
Evan Minton claims hospital canceled surgery because he is transgender
Mercedes Successful is one of 19 reported transgender murders in the U.S. this year. When will it stop?
Mercedes Successful was found shot to death in the back parking lot of a Big Lots and Tractor Supply Co. in Haines City May 15. She was 32 years old. Successful identified as a transgender woman.
'Trailblazing' Trans Man Dies Mysteriously, But His Legacy Lives On
In a life entrenched with religious tradition, Jonah Berele was a trailblazer.
When he was born in 1988 it was as Sarah, Miriam and Allan Berele's first-born baby.
But growing up a devout Jew in West Ridge, particularly within the conservative Orthodox community, it wasn't easy for Jonah to come out as a transgender teen.
Christian extremist shoots trans woman in the face — but in Pence’s Indiana it’s not a hate crime
When is a hate crime not a hate crime? If it happens in vice presidential nominee Mike Pence’s state of Indiana, it cannot be a hate crime: Indiana does not have a hate crimes statute. So, for Crystal Cash, a transgender woman who was shot in the face, police will not be pursuing hate crime charges against the man who Cash alleges shouted an anti-gay slur at her before shooting her.
Cachita Dead: Alina María Hernández, One Of First Transgender Women On Hispanic TV, Passes Away
Alina María Hernández, known as “Cachita” from Univision’s “El Gordo y la Flaca” passed away on October 8, according to a post shared by Raúl de Molina on his social media accounts. “I’ve been informed of the sad news of the passing of #Cachita #AlinaHernandez, who was one of the great personalities from @elgordoylaflaca. My most sincere condolences to her loved ones. She will always be in our hearts,” De Molina posted. Hernández worked with the show for over 10 years.
Alina María Hernández
State settles with inmate seeking sex change operation
The state this week agreed to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by an inmate against the state prison's medical director for refusing to provide hormone therapy.
Woodside: Transgender woman allegedly attacked for being gay, Van Bramer to hold rally
Police are investigating an incident last week when a transgender woman was struck in the head with a hammer as a hate crime, and several councilmen are speaking up against violence toward transgender women.
Rally in Queens calling for end to violence against transgender community
Transgender woman beaten with hammer ignites emotional Queens rally to support trans community
Woodside Rallies for Trans Woman Attacked in Hate Crime
New York Moves to Allow Medicaid to Cover Hormone Therapy for Transgender Youth
The New York State Health Department has signaled it intends to allow transgender youth to receive Medicaid coverage for hormones that forestall puberty, wiping away prohibitions that have been criticized by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups.
Woman’s Hockey League Player Harrison Browne comes out as transgender
Harrison Browne a professional Hockey player with the Buffalo Beauts came out as transgender Friday, announcing what his teammates already knew and embraced. Harrison made history by becoming the first male to play in a woman’s hockey league. Harrison said he had one wish and that was to hear his authentic name and gender announced during a game. He had his dream realized in a big way Friday.
NWHL player Harrison Browne comes out as a transgender man
DA: DeWitt woman handcuffed herself to bike, rode into Green Lake in suicide
A DeWitt woman whose body was found Saturday floating at Green Lakes State Park is believed to have committed suicide, Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick said.
The victim, who went by the name Sarah, 38, was born Paul Kench Jr., Fitzpatrick said today. New York State Park Police also today confirmed the identity of the person found in the lake.
Transgender woman found dead in Cleveland with plastic bag around head
A Cleveland woman found dead Saturday with a plastic bag around her head identifies as a transgender woman, according to family members.
Brandi Bledsoe, 32, told her family about two years ago that she wanted to be identified as Brandi, instead of Brandon, the name in which she was identified to the media by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner.
Black Trans Woman Brandi Bledsoe Is At Least the 23rd Trans Person Murdered This Year in US
Vigil held to honor transgender murder victim
A crowd gathered to voice a renewed call for hate crime protections for members of the transgender community Wednesday evening.
Trans woman sues former employer
Despite improving business at Cedar Hill restaurant, Buffalo Wild Wings fired its manager when she began presenting as a woman
UPDATED: Online Posts Appear to Show TDCJ Officers Encouraging Violence Against Trans Prisoner
Comments on a September Observer article include ‘one to the back of the head.'
Vogue en la Ciudad de México: la diversidad sexual en escena
Entrevistamos a Bryan Cárdenas, quien es voguer (bailarín de vogue) y madre de la casa de vogue “The House of Drag”, y artista Drag Queen también conocido artísticamente y al interior de la comunidad vogue como Zebra Drag Queen, quien nos habló sobre el baile vogue que cada vez comienza a popularizarse más en la comunidad LGBT de la CDMX.
This Trans Activist Wants To Change Mexico By Promoting Self-Love
Colombia-born Ophelia Pastrana fights to empower transgender women.
Ex militar mató a prostituta por no decirle que era transexual
Paola era una chica travesti que se dedicaba a la prostitución. Tenía 23 años la noche que fue asesinada por un exmilitar. El pasado 30 se septiembre el hombre se acercó a un grupo de sexo servidoras para solicitar un servicio.
A Paola la mató un exmilitar por no decirle que era hombre
Itzel Durán, una joven transexual de 19 años, fue asesinada en Chiapas
Dos hombres entraron a su casa y asesinaron a puñaladas a Itzel, de 19 años. Los vecinos escucharon sus gritos de auxilio y llamaron a la policía pero no pudieron ayudar a la joven.
Asesinan a Alessa Flores, mujer transgénero y activista
La joven originaria de Tabasco que se desempeñaba como escort, apareció sin vida en un hotel de la colonia Obrera
Alessa Flores, mujer transgénero originaria de Tabasco que se desempeñaba como escort, según su descripción en Facebook, apareció sin vida este jueves 13 de octubre en un hotel de la colonia Obrera.
La vida de las personas trans también importa
La liberación en 2012 del asesino de Trayvon Martin detonó el surgimiento de movilizaciones con la causa #BlackLivesMatter (Las vidas negras importan). Lo que comenzó como una discusión pública acerca de la ejecución de personas negras en Estados Unidos por parte de policías, ha evolucionado en un movimiento de resistencia en contra de los procesos de deshumanización de las vivencias negras y para la defensa de sus derechos. Esta lucha contra la violencia por prejuicios logró visibilizar que el racismo no quedó superado con la abolición de las leyes de segregación y que sus víctimas lo sufren de forma diferente dependiendo de si son mujeres, gays, personas con discapacidad o inmigrantes.
We Can No Longer Turn A Blind Eye To Murders Of Transgender Women In Mexico
México es el segundo país del mundo con más asesinatos de transexuales: estudio
Representantes y activistas de la comunidad de mujeres transexuales preguntaron al Gobierno de la Ciudad de México cuántas más de ellas sucumbirán ante la ola de asesinatos que las tiene viviendo en el más profundo temor
Muxes; el odio y la transfobia atentan sus vidas
Existe un imaginario colectivo en nuestra sociedad que señala que en diversas zonas de Oaxaca existe cierto halo de tolerancia en torno a la diversidad sexual, debido al respeto que algunas comunidades tienen hacia las muxes, lo cual ha llevado a algunas personas a afirmar que este estado es “un paraíso muxe”. La realidad es que el odio, la homofobia y la transfobia son una constante que lacera las vidas de estas personas.
UNA reconoce nombre elegido por transgénero en Costa Rica
La Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA) informó hoy de que reconocerá en sus registros internos el nombre elegido por la población estudiantil y administrativa transgénero.
Estudiantes trans podrán elegir cuál nombre usar en documentos de la Universidad Nacional
Con éxito La Pincoya marchó por la diversidad sexual por vez primera
Con la participación de vecinos e invitados se realizó la Primera Marcha de la Diversidad Sexual en La Pincoya. La actividad se desarrolló con total éxito el sábado 20 de agosto donde los asistentes y curiosos participaron de una feria de la diversidad y de la marcha, también disfrutaron de los distintos números artísticos que llegaron al evento que por primera vez se realiza en la popular población de la comuna de Huechuraba.
'Decir ideología de género es tergiversación', dice Naciones Unidas
El director regional del Fondo de Población de Naciones Unidas habla sobre las polémicas cartillas.
Colegio en Colombia accede a que estudiante transgénero asista con falda
Gabriela Espinosa inició su transformación hace dos años. La Institución Educativa Ricaurte Valle aceptó a la menor luego de que esta considerara necesario asumir su condición. Con falda y uniforme, igual a la de sus compañeras, continua con sus estudios.
Cambió de género y denuncia que no le permiten jugar hockey femenino
Jessica Millamán dice que la Asociación del Valle de ese deporte se negó a renovar su fichaje y ella lo atribuye a su "condición sexual".
Transexual é assassinada na comunidade do Bobocão, em Paudalho
Mais um caso de assassinato em Paudalho. Desta vez a vítima foi a transexual Lenilson Gomes da Silva, conhecido por “Chaiene”, que foi assassinada no final da tarde deste sábado (24), na comunidade do Bobocão, em Paudalho.
Jovem é morta a tiros e arrastada por rua em Porto Alegre
Shaiene da Silva Machado foi abordada, por volta das 21h30min, na esquina da Rua Barão do Gravataí com a Travessa Pesqueiro, no limite entre os bairros Cidade Baixa e Menino Deus
Família diz à polícia que jovem morta em Porto Alegre sofria ameaças
DHPP investigará morte de travesti na Orla de Atalaia
DHPP investigará morte de travesti na Orla de Atalaia O corpo foi localizado na praia José Sarney em Aracaju 29/09/2016
Permanece sem identificação no Instituto Médico Legal (IML) o corpo de uma travesti que foi encontrado sem vida na praia José Sarney. O caso foi divulgado através das redes sociais pelo delegado do Departamento de Homicídios e Proteção a Pessoa (DHPP), Mário Leony. O delegado, indignado com o crime, lamentou a morte e criticou o caso de violência.
Homem é preso acusado de furtar a bolsa de transexual
Um homem de 28 anos foi preso em flagrante na madrugada de sábado (24), acusado de furtar a bolsa de uma transexual. Segundo a vítima, após o termino de um “programa”, o autor evadiu em um veículo, levando consigo a bolsa da vítima.
Travesti é baleada por homem em Assis
Vítima foi socorrida em estado grave e está internada na UTI.
Ninguém foi preso; Polícia Civil investiga o caso.
The case of Caster Semenya raises complex questions about sex in sports
Caster Semenya received more cheers than stares when she ran to a convincing victory in the 800 meters at Olympic Stadium, which was a welcome change from the usual reaction she gets when she’s on the track.
Team GB athlete slams Olympics intersex rules as Caster Semenya wins Gold
Cuatro jóvenes detenidos tras dar una paliza con una barra de hierro a una transexual
Madrugada en el polígono Guadalhorce de la capital malagueña. Cuatro jóvenes, montados en un coche, insultan, amenazan y lanzan piedras a un grupo de personas desde un vehículo.
Los presuntos agresores, de 17 y 18 años y sin carné de conducir, han sido detenidos por la Policía en Málaga después de que presuntamente se apearan del coche y golpearan con una barra de hierro a una transexual, a quien después le robaron el bolso.
Transgender teen pleas for acceptance in Devon
A former student at The King’s School speaks out in bid to break down discrimination barriers
Transgender teen claims he was refused haircut in barbers because they 'weren’t sure what he was'
Sam Vella said he was told by staff they didn't cut girls' hair and was told to leave
Trans pop star Jordan Gray called transphobic slur in Luton park
The Voice UK star refuses to be silent over the hate crime
Police investigating 'nasty' hate-motivated assault of transgender man in Bedfordshire
A transgender man was attacked by a group of youths and adults in broad daylight last week.
'Their mum is an angel' Mother of two transgender children praised on This Morning
The mother, Sarah, came on with her two children, Jamie and Chloe, who are transgender.
Transexual portuguesa enfrenta ladrões e salva prostituta colombiana
Uma transexual portuguesa, que vive emigrada em Foggia, no sul de Itália, salvou a companheira de casa de ser agredida e roubada por dois clientes.
Researchers demonstrate gender identity is reflected in the brain, including transgenderism
Women and men often show marked differences as regards mental illnesses. In order to learn more about this phenomenon, a project supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF explored how opposite-sex hormonal therapy applied to transgender individuals influences the brain.
Norwegians now can change genders legally with a mouse click
Ten-year-old Anna Thulin-Myge’s passport shows what looks like an ordinary Norwegian girl wearing her long, blond hair fastened with a clip. It lists her first name as Anna, but under sex it says “M.”
Transgender, variant and intersex inmates policy launched for prisoners
A new transgender variant and intersex inmates policy will have transgender prisoners assigned to sections that match the gender which is shown on their legal documents.
Pride Committee: “We will be on the streets on Sunday to demand justice for Hande Kader and to stop hate crimes”
We feel great anger: our beloved friend Hande Kader was burned to death. The burned body of 23 years old trans woman Hande Kader was found in Zekeriyaköy almost a week ago. Hande was a person who raised her voice against hate crimes and encouraged everyone to raise their voices too.
Turkey transgender murder prompts Istanbul protest
Demonstration in Istanbul for Hande Kader: We want to die of natural causes
Hande Kader’s murder protested in Eastern Turkey
Trans woman commits suicide in Turkey
Azize Ömrüm, a sex worker who lived in İzmir, committed suicide due to not being able to stand social pressure. One of Azize Ömrüm’s closes friends, trans activist Öykü Ay said, “We are all responsible for this suicide.”
United Arab Emirates, a Bright New Future For Transgender People!
A new shocking improvement in the United Arab Emirates, a conservative Middle Eastern country came to light this month. This was something I never expected to witness so soon, especially given personal experience as a trans woman in this country, so let me start with my story.
O estranho caso das leoas "transexuais" do Botswana
Têm juba, rugem e montam fêmeas. Numa reserva do Botswana, leoas estão sob escrutínio científico, pelo comportamento masculino que apresentam
HIV+ Transgender girl Dewani, left in garbage dies
Transgender woman Dewani, 24, died, abandoned by our trans community, stricken with advanced AIDs left laying in garbage next to an HIV treatment center.
Govt put on notice for denying transgender column in census form, CNICs
The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Tuesday issued notice to the government for not including transgender column in the census form and denying issuance of the computerised national identity cards (CNICs) to both male and female transvestites.
Govt comments sought over transgender persons’ petition
Activists demand changes in bill on transgenders
Transgender rights activists have demanded wide-ranging revision in the Transgender (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016, which has been passed by the Lok Sabha and is pending in the Rajya Sabha.
'All gender toilet' program kickstarts in Beijing
Over 20 venues, including bars and cafes, are partners of the new program
Transgender inmate in Kobe seeks treatment as a woman
A woman recalled her nightmare time in prison exposed to curious looks from male inmates, sexual taunts and the unwanted touches from prison guards.
LGBT Burmese Missed the Revolution
Burma jails transgender people for wearing a ‘disguise,’ and a top aide of Aung San Suu Kyi laughs hysterically at the idea LGBT Burmese need their rights protected.
Teens charged over Pattaya body-under-bed murder
Two teenage boys, one 17 and the other 14, were arrested on Sunday on charges of murdering a transgender woman in a Pattaya hotel and stuffing the body inside a bed frame.
Thai teenagers charged with killing transgender woman
Some Transgender Victims Chose Suicide Over Khmer Rouge Marriages
The threat of forced marriages under the Khmer Rouge led some transgender people to commit suicide rather than deny their gender identity, according to the latest victim to testify at the Khmer Rouge tribunal.
Change of gender identity made easy under groundbreaking new Victorian legislation
The Andrews government has done it again with the Premier announcing he has made good on his 2014 promise to remove barriers for trans people to change their gender identity on official documents.
“Transgender Is Like Anorexia”: Conservative Group’s Dangerous Talking Points
Experts in transgender health say gender diversity should not be pathologised.
Transgender high school teacher Blaise Harris 'discriminated against' by Department of Education
"You have to think of the children."
That was what high school teacher Blaise Harris, a transgender woman, says she was told by a senior department of education manager when she complained about a school no longer offering her work.
Wave of transgender young people will swamp treatment services - experts
A tsunami of transgender young people is poised to swamp New Zealand's ad hoc transgender health services, experts say.
Transgender Teen Fired From McDonalds Following Media Attention
Kenny Cooley, a transgender teen from Halifax, Nova Scotia, is reporting that he has been fired from his job at McDonalds following a news report focusing on him being an out transgender football player on his school team.
Calgary's first transgender city council candidate launches campaign
Calgary’s first openly transgender city council candidate launched a historic campaign this week.
Transgender Youth Using Puberty Blockers
Puberty is no picnic, even in the best of circumstances. Once the sex hormones estrogen or testosterone kick in, there’s no turning back: Here come breasts and periods, Adam’s apples and acne. It’s a tough passage for many kids, but for some — transgender youth whose bodies don’t match their gender identity — puberty can be unbearable.
Centre For Disease Control Leaves Trans Out of LGB Youth Campaign
The Center for Disease Control has released a study on violence against LGB youth campaign, designed to highlight how lesbian, gay and bisexual teens and children face an extraordinary high amount of violence, bullying and harassment, leading to higher rates of suicide and depression.
CDC omits Transgender youth from LGB Campaign claiming ignorance
Terry Brady faces life for the murder of Yaz’min Sanchez
This blood-splattered charred wall in an industrial area bears silent testimony to the heinous murder of transgender woman Yaz’min Sanchez committed by twice convicted felon, Terry Brady.
Rest In Power, Cheryl Courtney-Evans
I was shocked and saddened to hear that another one of our trans elders and pioneers has transitioned and earned her wings.
Elgin Illinois School District U-46 announces Transgender Policy
U-46 board member Jeanette Ward looks on angrily as the Elgin School District CEO announces the transgender-inclusive policy Friday. The meeting, where local hate groups spokespeople voiced opposition to human rights, was equally attended by students in favor of it. The policy allowing transgender students to use public accommodations which align with their gender expression went into effect Sept. 6th with no fanfare.
New transgender rights law takes effect today in Massachusetts
A new law that prevents public places from discriminating on the basis of gender has taken effect in Massachusetts today.
Disappointing Ruling Allows Discrimination Against Transgender People
U.S. District Judge Sean Cox ruled today that R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home's Owner Thomas Rost did not discriminate against Aimee Stephens, formerly Anthony Stephens, when he fired her.
Federal court upholds firing of transgender funeral director
Funeral home buries federal govt in Michigan religious freedom case
Obama admin cannot force Christian funeral home to employ a transgender undertaker, judge rules
Judge: Religion permits funeral home to engage in anti-trans bias
TLDEF Condemns Federal Court Ruling in Favor of Michigan Funeral Home that Fired Employee for Being Transgender
Transgender woman settles lawsuit with Fairview Health over treatment denial
Fairview Health Services has settled a lawsuit brought by a transgender woman who was denied onsite treatment for chemical dependency.
Transgender prisoner sues over denial of hormone therapy
Jessica Hicklin is suing the Missouri Department of Corrections over its "freeze-frame" policy
Lambda Legal Sues Missouri Department of Corrections and Corizon Health Inc. for Denying Health Care to Incarcerated Transgender Woman
Transgender woman bashed in the head with hammer by homophobic suspect in Queens
A transgender woman was bashed in the head with a hammer during a Queens attack that cops are investigating as a hate crime, police sources said Thursday.
Rest In Power Jay Kallio
Was advised by Joshua Holiday that our community lost New York based trans man and longtime TBLGQ community activist Jay Kallio to cancer today at age 61.
Judge to Ohio school: ‘Treat Jane Doe as the girl she is’
A federal judge has ruled in favor of a transgender elementary school student seeking to use the restroom consistent with her gender identity, marking the latest such decision in disputes between schools and students on the issue.
Appeals court denies the appeal of man who killed a Tyler transgender woman
The 12th Court of Appeals has denied Carlton Ray Champion Jr.'s appeal for the murder conviction for shooting and killinga Tyler transgender woman Ty Underwood.
Funeral held for transgender woman found dead inside apartment
Friends and family remembered the trans woman who was found dead at her home.
Mexican police turn blind eye to murders of transgender women, say activists
Betzy Ballesteros’ brush with death came on a windy night in December, when a man in a black Chevy Suburban pulled up to the street corner in the Mexican city of Guadalajara where the sex worker was plying her trade.
Ecuador’s transgender parents celebrate first child amid transphobic violence
“Our son is the revolution of love,” wrote Ecuadorian transgender activist Diane Rodriguez as she and the child’s father Fernando lovingly look on.
Minjusticia estableció condiciones para personas LGBTI en las cárceles del país
El Gobierno modificó el Reglamento General de los Establecimientos de Reclusión, cambiando varias normas que ahora deberá seguir el Inpec, en cuanto a las personas pertenecientes a la comunidad LGBTI recluidos en las cárceles.
La deuda del Gobierno con la comunidad LGBTI en las cárceles
¿Cuál ideología de género?
Todo desarrollo al reconocimiento de que somos todos seres distintos, con distintas maneras de enfrentar la vida y disfrutar la sexualidad, se convirtió en el blanco de los ataques de la caverna.
This Is The Deadliest Region In The World For Trans People
On the evening of October 13, 2015, Diana Sacayán, a prominent Argentine transgender activist, was found dead in her bedroom with multiple stab wounds. Sacayán was heavily involved in the transgender rights movement in Argentina, having successfully pushed for a law establishing transgender employment quotas in the provincial government of Buenos Aires.
Mulher trans é morta no meio da rua no centro de SP
Aos 31 anos, vítima foi baleada e jogada na calçada para morrer diante de dezenas de pessoas
Lidar com assassinatos não é para qualquer um. Mas existe uma grande diferença entre ver uma pessoa morta e uma pessoa morrendo.
E foi isso que aconteceu na frente de uma dezena de pessoas por volta das 20h desta quinta-feira (15), na rua General Jardim, região central de São Paulo, ao presenciar uma travesti baleada jogada na calçada, com uma marca de bala no abdômen, de onde escorria um fio de sangue que desembocava na valeta.
Travesti é internada em estado grave na UTI após ser espancada
Uma travesti foi brutalmente espancada na madrugada dessa quinta-feira (15) e está internada em estado grave na Unidade de Terapia Intensiva (UTI) do Hospital de Base. A vítima, identificada preliminarmente como Mirela, estava sem documentos e ainda não foi procurada por familiares.
Globo proíbe atriz que viverá transexual em À Flor da Pele de dar entrevistas
Caroline Duarte foi escolhida para viver uma transexual na nova novela de Glória Perez, À Flor da Pele, que tem estreia marcada para o ano que vem. A atriz, porém, está proibida de dar qualquer entrevista.
Globo blinda atriz transexual de Supermax para evitar assédio da imprensa
A assessoria de imprensa da Globo montou um esquema de segurança máxima para proteger a imagem de Maria Clara Spinelli, atriz transexual que interpreta Janette em Supermax. A série com cara de reality show estreou na terça-feira, dia 20, com 15 pontos de média.
Rafaela Manfrini é eleita Miss Trans Star International 2016
A Miss Brasil, Rafaela Manfrini, concorreu com candidatas de vários países, também venceu na categoria Miss Elegância, o concurso foi realizado na Espanha.
Measures to tackle Leeds transgender clinic waits
Measures aimed at cutting the time transgender people have to wait for a consultation at an NHS gender identity clinic (GIC) have been introduced.
Stumped by transgender pension case, UK top court seeks EU help
A complex legal dispute involving a transgender woman's pension rights over a period when her gender had not been officially recognized has divided Britain's Supreme Court, which referred the issue on Wednesday to the European Union's top court.
UK Top Court Split On Transgender Woman's Pension Right
Trans sports clubs: When swimming and playing football is a revolutionary act
All Roberta Francis wanted was a peaceful place to swim. But, writes Kashmira Gander, what she has created has transformed into so much more
Trans Woman Attacked with “Allahu Akbar” Chants in Mersin
Two assailants in Mersin’s Pozcu district attacked a trans woman with a knife and iron rod, shouting “Allahu Akbar” [“God is Great”]. It was learned that the police did not take action regarding the two people who attacked the trans woman saying “We’re going to kill all of you.”
Sibel, trans femme : « J’ai tué pour ne pas être tuée »
Sibel, trans femme, n’est ni la première, ni la dernière victime d’une totale injustice. Elle est aujourd’hui en prison. Son histoire recoupe celle de nombreuses trans femmes, et elle traverse les mêmes difficultés et injustices aussi bien dans sa vie, que dans son expérience du juridique et du carcéral.
Trans Woman Burned and Murdered in Turkey
Hande Kader, a trans woman based in Istanbul, disappeared a week ago. Her friends and lover filed a missing person’s announcement. Hande Kader’s burned body was found in Zekeriyaköy.
YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous detained in Dubai for being transgender
YouTuber and model Gigi Gorgeous was detained at a Dubai airport for being transgender, TMZ reports.
First woman seeks sex-change surgery in UAE
An Emirati woman has sought leave to have a sex change operation in what would be a first for the United Arab Emirates, newspapers reported on Tuesday.
After being diagnosed with HIV, transgender person forced to live on Peshawar street
According to Trans Action Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the LRH referred the patient to Hayatabad Medical Complex after she was diagnosed with the disease.
However, it said that the patient was not provided any assistance and that she was abandoned by all care providers.
The transgender person, identified as Dewani, is currently living on the road near garbage dump in Dallazak area.
Cast aside: Community shuns HIV positive transgender person in Peshawar
Targeted community: Transgender groups fall prey to criminals
Three groups of people who are transgender were attacked over the course of a single night in the provincial capital.
Tales From The Dark Side: The Secret Life Of A Transgender Woman In Pakistan
Her conversion was smooth. She just loved dancing. She must be God’s favorite child as He chose to give her the family she’s happy with, who often see famished nights with tales untold. Having spent more than 25 years in Sargodha, dancing and stealing the shows everywhere, it’s time she changes things, or to be honest, restarts things; as few incidents have been life changing for a pure soul like her.
'I wasn’t made to be raped and ridiculed' - trans woman makes a stand in Pakistan
Despite being recognised as the third gender, the marginalised hijiras of Pakistan suffer violence and abuse. Now one brave woman is demanding justice
‘Transgender’ wife: A bizarre case of alimony lands in apex court
In a strange case of marriage annulment, payment of haq mehar and demand of alimony, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to a transgender person who was married off as a woman to a resident of Multan region.
Hijras want the new Transgender Bill scrapped
The transgender community, commonly known as hijras, has demanded that the new Transgender Persons Bill, 2016, be scrapped, for a number of reasons, including the fact that it is silent on the subject of granting them reservation in education and jobs under the Other Backward Classes category.
Signalling change: Transgenders to discipline traffic violators in Delhi
The next time you violate a traffic rule in Lutyens' Delhi, a transgender would be there to correct your mistake with a chocolate or a flower
Sri Lanka: Challenging ‘Gender Norms’ Brings Abuse
Transgender people and others who do not conform to social expectations about gender face discrimination and abuse in Sri Lanka, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Indonesia says 'no room' for LGBT rights movement
The LGBT community is tolerated in Indonesia but recently suffered a public backlash when a government minister said that LGBT people should be barred from university campuses
The Piety of Shinta Ratri: When Militant Islamists Attacked a Transgender Madrasa, They Attacked Pluralism Itself
I met Shinta Ratri 10 days after her life’s work had unraveled before her eyes. She quietly introduced herself as she fumbled to light a cigarette. The mood was different from six years earlier, when dozens of reporters had flocked to Indonesia, home to more Muslims than any other country, to profile Shinta’s unique creation — the world’s only Islamic school run by and for transgender women. In early March, we sat on a terrace to discuss how militant Islamists had forced her to shut down her beloved Al-Fatah Pesantren as an unprecedented anti-LGBT campaign across the country reached fever pitch.
Trans man and musician Aiza Seguerra takes senior job in government of the Philippines
A trans man takes a senior position despite Philippines' president's homophobic remarks
Philippines AirAsia open to transgender applicants
Budget carrier Philippines AirAsia announced on Sunday it is open to transgender applicants across all company positions, as part of its move to promote gender equality in the workplace.
Mother who found her son trying to cut off his penis at age four will give her child, now 12, puberty-blocking drugs so she grows up as a woman
Australian schoolgirl Emma Hayes started her life as a boy named Ronan
The 12-year-old is set to undergo medical treatment to become a woman
She will take a hormone drug to stop her going through puberty as a boy
Her mother found her then-son trying to cut off his penis at aged four
Monday night's Australian Story: Trans teen takes on the courts
Transgender teenager Georgie Stone is featured on Monday night’s episode of the ABC’s Australian Story, showing how she battles prejudice and legal challenges as she takes on the system to make life easier for other transgender kids and their families.
‘If my voice broke it would have changed my life’
New sexual health resource for trans men nothing to Grunt at
The campaign was created because there was a gap in sexual health awareness for trans men
Kids, 5, in sex-change stories uni research trial
Children as young as five have been used for storytime sessions featuring books with transgender characters, introducing concepts ranging from cross-dressing to gender reassignment surgery, as part of a university study being used to advocate for the expansion of the Safe Schools program into primary schools.
Trans resource to be developed for homeless services
The online resource will ensure homeless services are trained to support trans and gender diverse Australians at risk of homelessness.
Cannabis campaigner and transgender activist confirm bid for Dunedin mayoralty
A cannabis campaigner and a transgender activist are taking on the "old boy network" as they run for the Dunedin mayoralty.
Trans activist runs for Dunedin mayoralty
Akl Transport pulls "transphobic" section of new ad
Auckland Transport has removed a section of their new ad campaign from cinemas and online distribution after being approached by a concerned group of people who say a portion of the ad was “transphobic”.
New Plymouth transgender student starts petition for trousers to be part of school uniform
A transgender student is campaigning for one of New Plymouth's biggest school's to change its dress code to include trousers.
Trans March returning to Ottawa Pride after a decade
Organizers plan event ‘by the trans community, for the trans community.
‘Exploited’: Ottawa Gay Pride names gender-confused 10-year-old grand marshal
Trans athlete takes fight to Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
For years, Kristen Worley has fought for a place for trans athletes in international sporting competitions. Now she’s taken her fight to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.
City removes bus shelter ads about transgender people in public washrooms
Transgender advocates say with city's new pro-LGBTQ pledge, the ads never should have been there to begin with
Hamilton hopes to soothe relations with transgender community after bus ad
Hamilton city council asks for report on trans-phobic HSR ads
Trans children: Montreal has resources to help families come to terms
Parents, teachers and doctors should stop treating children and teens who buck gender stereotypes as if there is something wrong with them, says a Montreal doctor who treats transgender youth.
Ontario considers more gender changes for IDs
Ontario is considering more changes to the collection and display of gender information on government documents, not long after announcing gender-neutral driver's licences and health cards.
'Like a slap in the face': Winnipegger slams rules for transgender blood donations
Activist speaks out against Canadian Blood Services’ new rules for trans donors
Re(Assignment) premieres with Michelle Rodriguez in a ‘sewer stained’ transface tragedy
Clutching her vagina screaming “NO” after punitive penis removal, a bloodied and “Sewer Stained” Re(Assignment) ‘victim’ cisgender actress Michelle Rodriguez believes trans people shouldn’t criticize her transface role because she is bisexual.
Sex change horror movie that shows Michelle Rodriguez being forcibly changed from a man into a woman is accused of being 'transphobic and exploitative' (and terrible!)
Michelle Rodriguez says trans people need to "calm down," '(Re) Assignment' is not "deep"
Toronto: This Michelle Rodriguez Sex-Change Thriller Is a Total Disasterpiece
The Shared Danger of Supporting anti Trans Bathroom Bills
A Dominican woman who was detained with men when entering the states three years ago is is suing for 5 million dollars. Fiordaliza Pichardo was arrested at Miami’s international airport on what attorneys say was a decades-old drug trafficking charge that was later dismissed. The $5m suit names the Miami-Dade corrections department as a defendant.
Lesbian booted out of women’s bathroom at L.A. music hall after guard insisted she was a man
Jeffrey Tambor asks Hollywood to ‘give trans actors a chance’ during Emmy speech
The Transparent star says he would be happy to be the last cisgender actor playing a transgender character.
American Pastor Who Helped Uganda Create ‘Kill The Gays’ Law Will Be Tried For Crimes Against Humanity
Most of us go our entire lives without ever standing trial for crimes against humanity. Then again, most of us aren’t notorious bigot Pastor Scott Lively, whose life work seems to be to ask the question: “How can I make gay people miserable across the world?”
1 in 5 in Juvenile Justice System Are LGBTQ; DOJ Report Offers Recommendations
As Pride Month came to a close and in the shadow of the Orlando tragedy, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), part of the U.S. Department of Justice, released a report about LGBTQ youth within the juvenile justice system. The report, “Creating and Sustaining Fair and Beneficial Environments for LGBTQ Youth,” summarizes listening sessions that occurred over two days in late 2014 between the OJJDP and over fifty-five participants including researchers, practitioners, and youth experts from across the nation. OJJDP is currently preparing to update regulations for federal juvenile justice grants, and NCTE joins other youth advocates in urging the agency to incorporate key recommendations from this report, such as LGBT nondiscrimination requirements, into OJJDP’s grant rules.
Transgender actress Jen Richards joins the cast of Nashville
Transgender actress Jen Richards is going country in Nashville! Nashville season 5 that is.
Emmy-nominated writer, actress and producer Jen Richards (Her Story, Doubt) has Joined the cast of “Nashville in a recurring part for the series fifth season.
HUD Extends Nondiscrimination Protection at Homeless Shelters to Transgender People
“This new rule will ensure equal access to the very programs that help to prevent homelessness for persons who are routinely forced to choose between being placed in facilities against their gender identity or living on our streets.” HUD Secretary Julián Castro said in a statement.
Vigil held in honor of murdered Fresno transgender woman
Casey Haggard was killed nearly one year ago
Dozens march in honor of transgender woman killed in Fresno last year
Police: Transgender woman stabbed in NE DC
Police are investigating after a transgender woman was stabbed several times in northeast DC Tuesday.
Arrested cis woman fails vagina inspection, jailed with 40 men in common cell; files $ 5 million lawsuit
Historically, doctors delivering babies could not always correctly determine the gender of newborns they delivered by just looking, resulting in tragic consequences for perhaps hundreds of thousands of people. Miami-Dade corrections officials, however felt they were up to the task playing “guess the gender” of their inmates using the same failed techniques.
Transgender students speak out about Teacher Suspended for Bullying Them
Angel Villanueva was suspended from his teaching position at East Lee County High because an investigation found the teacher tried forcing his religious beliefs regarding sexual orientation and gender identity on his students.
Transgender Prisoner Sues Florida to Get Hormone Treatments
A transgender prisoner sued the Florida Department of Corrections on Monday to demand hormone treatments that she said were promised when she pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder.
Georgia Advocates Launch New Tool to Monitor Discrimination Against Transgender Students
As Georgia students return to school, five LGBT advocacy groups have introduced a new resource called the Georgia Transgender Student Rights Watch.
4 months, $140,000 later, transgender stroke victim admitted by nursing home
The minimum cost for lack of discharge options for transgender Des Moines woman: $141,615
Trial continues for suspect accused of killing transgender person at Louisville hotel
Testimony continued for a third day Monday in the trial of a man accused of murdering a transgender victim at a south Louisville hotel.
Witness says suspect Henry Gleaves shot and killed transgender prostitute
Closing arguments underway in transgender murder trial
Trans Woman Murdered in Baltimore Is 21st This Year, Equaling 2015's Total
A Baltimore transgender woman has died of a gunshot wound, bringing the number of reported murders of transgender people in 2016 to 21 — the total reported for all of last year.
Crystal Edmonds, a 32-year-old African-American trans woman, was bleeding from a gunshot to the back of her head when police found her on a sidewalk on the city’s northwest side shortly after 3 a.m. Friday, Baltimore’s City Paper reports. She was taken to a hospital, where she died about 11 a.m.
Police seeking leads in the murder of Baltimore Transgender woman Crystal Edmonds
Vigil planned for transgender woman shot, killed in Baltimore
Judge weighs transgender firing involving funeral home
A federal judge in Detroit is expected to decide this month whether a Garden City funeral home violated a federal civil rights law when it fired a transgender employee who wanted to dress as a woman.
BREAKING: Pat McCrory Quietly Withdraws HB2 Lawsuit He Filed Against Federal Government, Cites Costs
Governor Pat McCrory Friday quietly withdrew the lawsuit he filed in May against the Obama administration as a response to the Dept. of Justice demand he explain if or how he will enforce HB2, his radical, extremist, far-reaching law targeting transgender people. The North Carolina governor cited costs of litigation, noting that his state is also the defendant in a lawsuit filed against him by the Dept. of Justice on similar grounds.
Anti-Trump gay rights activist is NOT responsible for the Manhattan bombing say police after blogger claimed to have carried out the attack in response to 'LGBTQ oppression'
Law enforcement discounted the blog posting that claimed responsibilty
A blog said Saturday's explosion was 'lashing out' against 'oppression'
'I am not going to live in a country where it is OK to have a misogynist, xenophobic, racist, Islamophobic, Republican candidate running for President of The United States!' the post said
'This isn't the end. This is just the beginning,' it said. 'I will be remembered. I will make a difference. I will eliminate my targets before it is too late'
The blog also encouraged LGBTQ+ people to give out 'violence and possibly oppression'
"Sou o bombista de Nova Iorque", diz autor de blog com bandeira LGBT
Ohio Trans Woman Rae'Lynn Thomas Murdered by Mother's Ex-Boyfriend
Rae'Lynn Thomas was brutally attacked by her mother's ex-boyfriend, who still lived in their Columbus home. She is the 19th trans person known to be killed in the U.S. this year.
US soldier charged with death of trans woman
The body of 36-year-old Erykah Tijerina was discovered last month in El Paso, Texas
Latina Trans Woman Found Murdered in Her Home in Texas
Texas Outlet Willfully Misgenders Transgender Murder Victim And Calls Her By The Wrong Name
Texas Court Says Trans Man Can’t Be Listed as Male on His Driver’s License
A Texas appeals court ruled last week that a transgender man isn’t entitled to change the gender marker on his driver’s license from “female” to “male.”
Police arrest man for murder of transgender woman Deeniquia Dodds
A man has been arrested for the murder of transgender woman, Deeniquia Dodds.
The woman was shot on July the 4th in Washington, but died 9 days later in hospital.
Judge tells Wisconsin School: stop making trans students wear arm bands
Ash Whitaker and mom surrounded by classmates celebrate a federal Judge’s temporary injunction ordering the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) to cease requiring him to wear an armband signifying his transgender status.
Thousands of Colombians join nationwide protest of gender ideology in public schools
Thousands marched yesterday in protests held throughout Colombia to protest a new initiative of the country’s homosexual Minister of Education to implement homosexualist and transsexualist gender ideology programs in Colombian schools.
Colombian president pulls ‘transgender education’ plan after massive protests
Chile’s Huilliche tribe: Born with two spirits
The southern Indigenous Chilean tribe celebrate gender diverse people, even if the Catholic Church have tried to stamp it out of them
This Is The Deadliest Region In The World For Trans People
On the evening of October 13, 2015, Diana Sacayán, a prominent Argentine transgender activist, was found dead in her bedroom with multiple stab wounds. Sacayán was heavily involved in the transgender rights movement in Argentina, having successfully pushed for a law establishing transgender employment quotas in the provincial government of Buenos Aires.
Morón y Lanús son los primeros en adherir a la ley provincial de cupo trans
Los dos municipios se convirtieron el pasado viernes en los dos primeros en adherir a la ley provincial de cupo trans sancionada en septiembre del año pasado, dado que sus concejos deliberantes aprobaron las resoluciones correspondientes para que también en esas administraciones públicas el 1% de los puestos laborales sean ocupados por personas transgéneros, travestis y transexuales.