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Judge orders Kraft food to pay Brazilian transgender woman $2,000 for moral damages

Judge orders Kraft food to pay Brazilian transgender woman $2,000 for moral damages

  The First Chamber of the Regional Court Work Paraná ordered Kraft Foods in Brazil to pay R $ 5 thousand ($2,000) for moral damages to a transgender employee. The conviction was motivated by the fact that the company determined, after she had been using the woman’s facilities, that she should use the men’s bathrooms. […]

Real pictures of Rio De Janeiro’s 2014 pride parade

Real pictures of Rio De Janeiro’s 2014 pride parade

There’s quite a few pictures accompany articles written about today’s Rio De Janeiro pride that aren’t of this years pride. Some aren’t even pictures of Rio De Janeiro at all! Here’s some of today’s pride. 226 new names were added to this years TDOR memorial list. The majority of murders were committed in Brazil. The […]

Mexico City personas transgénero celebrate new transgender laws ¡Felicidades!

Mexico City personas transgénero celebrate new transgender laws ¡Felicidades!

Mexico City’s transgender community celebrates the district’s new laws allowing easier birth certificate corrections. The Legislative Assembly of the Federal District has approved with 42 votes in favor, zero against, and six abstentions, procedures so transgender people can change their name without having to go on trial in order to obtain a birth certificate in […]

Michelle Suarez: “It’s a dubious honor” to be the first transgender Uruguayan Senator

Michelle Suarez: “It’s a dubious honor” to be the first transgender Uruguayan Senator

Lawyer and activist on sexual diversity, Michelle Suarez was elected alternate senator for the Communist Party spoke of her adolescence. Source El Observador.com. Lawyer and activist on sexual diversity, Michelle Suarez, will be the first trans enter Parliament as a legislator. This activist who participated in the drafting of the law admitted that equal marriage […]

Transwoman murdered in Jorge Teixeira (bairro) Brazil

Transwoman murdered in Jorge Teixeira (bairro) Brazil

Residents of Leonidas Street, subdivision Bairro Novo, Jorge Teixeira Brazil, found her on Thursday 16th, in a vacant lot near the Peacock Materials Building. It is possible that due to the signs of beatings on her body, the woman is a victim of transphobia. Source blogdocastelo.com.

Man confesses to murdering 39 including transgender woman in Goiânia Brazil

Man confesses to murdering 39 including transgender woman in Goiânia Brazil

  Did Tiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha murder two transgender woman in Goiânia Brazil last year? If he did what of the two others that were murdered in the surrounding towns? Tiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha, possibly one of the world’s worst serial killers was arrested Tuesday morning by a task force set up investigate […]

Brazilian transgender women, Gull shot three times to the face

Brazilian transgender women, Gull  shot three times to the face

Upon seeing this horrific image I thought of Susan Moore’s sexist transphobic “body like a Brazilian transsexual paragraph published by the Guardian last year. So I decided to include this it in hopes that in the future people will remember we are human. Rio Largo – AL, Brazil: On Wednesday a transgender woman by the name of […]

Gender gifted São Paulo citizen Gabe Kowalczyk attacked again.

Gender gifted São Paulo citizen Gabe Kowalczyk attacked again.

Brazil’s co-sponsoring and defense of the UN resolution condemning violence against LGBT people didn’t help Sao Paulo’s resident Gabe Kowalczyk. If anything this incident illustrates the disconnect between intent however commendable and reality. Brazil ranks number one with 95 transgender murders mourned last TDOR and remains one of the most dangerous places on earth for […]

Colégio Pedro II student Maria Muniz classmates don dresses in transgender support

Colégio Pedro II student Maria Muniz classmates don dresses in transgender support

Teachers in Brazil who fined a transgender student for wearing a skirt have been forced to back down after her classmates – both male and female – did the same. Maria Muniz, 17, wsaid she had never felt happy as a boy and decided to come out by wearing a skirt to school. But her […]

Video: Cops caught beating a Honduras transgender woman

Video: Cops caught beating a Honduras transgender woman

Golpiza a Transexual en Honduras The video a transsexual Honduran beaten by a military police in San Pedro Sula has caused commotion and outrage in Honduras. The images were published in exclusive for channel six, who captured last Saturdaywhen a young man was beaten by an unknown and concurrently receives a kick of amilitary in the first Street police, 12 Avenue of San Pedro Sula. ~ Youtube discription  El video un transexual hondureño golpeado por un Policía Militar en San Pedro Sula ha causado revuelo e indignación en Honduras.  Las imágenes fueron publicadas en exclusivas por Canal Seis, quien captó el pasado sábado el momento en que era golpeado un joven por […]