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Advocates from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (the Center), Queers for Economic Justice (QEJ), the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP), and the Transgeneder Law and Policy Instituteworked to adopt this change, which guides intake, assessment, and shelter staff to ensure that gender identity is taken into consideration when making intake assignments.January 31, 2006--Washington State--Governor Gregoire signed a bill that explicitly prohibits acts of prejudice against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.A groundbreaking set of principles on sexual orientation, gender identity, and international law is a landmark advance in the struggle for basic human rights as well as gender equality, Human Rights Watch and the Center for Women’s Global Leadership said today. November 15, 2005--Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia--Malaysia Voids Transsexual's Marriage.The document, known as the Yogyakarta Principles after the city where it was adopted, was launched today in Geneva by a group of 29 international human rights experts. The Malaysian government has refused to recognize a marriage between a man and his transsexual spouse - believed to be the first such union in this mostly Muslim country. March 2, 2007--United Kingdom--New Research Report released, "Engendered Penalties: Transgender and Transsexual People’s Experiences of Inequality and Discrimination." Authored by Stephen Whittle, Lewis Turner and Maryam Al-Alami, this 95 page report was commissioned by the UK Government's Equalities Review.The information about the hearing, and the proposed policy, is here.To talk to a TLPI Board member and one of the trans health / policy experts on the Department of Health Advisory Committee that developed the recommendations, email us at .October 27, 2006--Washington, DC--October 2006--Washington, DC--The upcoming General Election on November 7th is poised to tip the balance of LGBT-supportive policymakers in office.To increase the number of LGBT-supportive policymakers, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) released a new Voter Guide today to educate and empower transgender voters about their rights to access the polls.
October 2006--Washington, DC--The upcoming General Election on November 7th is poised to tip the balance of LGBT-supportive policymakers in office.Authored by Assemblywoman Sally Lieber and Sponsored by Equality California, the bill puts California firmly on record as opposing a defendant's use of societal bias against their victim in order to decrease their own culpability for a crime.For more information, visit the Transgender Law Center here. Transgendered inmates push for state-funded sex-change surgery...."People often have a knee-jerk reaction that public money shouldn't be spent on this," said Shannon Minter, a board member of the Transgender Law and Policy Institute.Gender Identity Will Determine Shelter Placement for Transgender New Yorkers.The New York City Department of Homeless Services ended discriminatory practices toward transgender clients at its homeless shelters with the release of a new policy.