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California ballot initiative targets the trans community's right to use public facilities

A ballot initiative in California seeks to ban transgender people from the bathroom which aligns with their gender identity, and could require trans people to pay "damages" for violating a non-trans person's privacy if found in a bathroom unlawfully. This is part of a larger trend seeking to legally discrimination against the trans community.

Brazilian police attack of transgender woman draws national attention

Veronica Bolina, a transgender woman from Brazil who was brutally beaten by police had drawn national and international attention, reported Gay Star News. Her supporters have circulated graphic pictures of her in cuffs during her arrest and another showing heavy bruising. A hashtag has been created and shared #somostodasveronica (weareallveronica) to bring attention to her case.

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