Ecuador’s National Assembly passed a law with 77 votes in favor out of 100 assembly members present, namely the Organic Law of the National Identity and Civil Data Management Service, which, among other advances, will enable persons of legal age – 18 years – change their sex in their identity documents. Ecuador recognizes gender identity choice – PravdaReport
Indiana Republican Senator Jim Tomes as proposed a bill that would make it a crime for transgender people to use public bathrooms and locker rooms that do not conform to their sex at birth. Other states, including Florida, have proposed similar measures in the past. Gender Identity Watch opposes these bills because they harm gender nonconforming Women and Girls by subjecting them to arrest. You can watch Cathy Brennan discuss this here. Indiana bill targets bathroom use by transgender people – Chicago Tribune Senate Bill 2
Ruth Selwyn is an Israeli-based lesbian who runs the Lizzy the Lezzy series. She apparently created a page called “Terry the Trans” to “support” the transgender community. She removed the page when the Transgender community objected.
Employers must use transgender people’s preferred pronouns under the New York City Human Rights Law. The New York City Commission on Human Rights issued new guidelines to protect transgender and gender non-conforming New Yorkers in employment, public accommodations and housing. Under the city’s Human Rights Law, landlords, employers and businesses must refer to transgender people using their preferred pronouns. Transgender people must also have access to bathrooms consistent with their gender identity. The New York City Commission on Human Rights also warns that dress codes can be discriminatory. New York City Guidelines
A transgender man who wore a body suit and used a fake penis to trick a single mother into having sex has avoided jail. Fiona Manson, 25, who is now known as Kyran Lee, pretended to be a ‘good looking, muscular young man’ on the internet called Joey G-star Crislow. Lee started seeing the woman and the pair texted frequently and had phone sex. As the relationship developed, they started getting intimate and the victim had sex with Lee who remaining fully clothed. Trans man spared jail after using fake penis to trick woman into having sex _ Metro News