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quinta-feira, janeiro 25, 2007

Transsexual barred
A TRANSSEXUAL has been told she cannot attend women-only sessions at council leisure venues or use female changing facilities, despite her now being defined as a woman on doctors' records.
PHOTO: Yvonne Rhodes with partner Sue Edge.

Groundbreaking conference gathers transgender Christian advocates
In an event organizers billed as the first of its kind, about 40 transgender Christian leaders and their allies joined counterparts from other faiths for a "Transgender Religious Summit" Jan. 19-21 in California.

Dhillon Khosla, Acclaimed Author of "Both Sides Now: One Man's Journey Through Womanhood," To Keynote Gender Identity Conference
Dhillon Khosla, former federal staff attorney for presidential appointed judges and author of the critically acclaimed book "Both Sides Now: One Man's Journey through Womanhood" announced today that he will keynote the upcoming Gender Identity Center of Colorado's 9th annual Colorado Gold Rush Conference Friday, February 23, 2007 in Denver, Colorado. A renowned lecturer, outspoken advocate for true tolerance, and passionate voice for both men and women, Khosla is an expert on discussing gender relations from a spiritual, as opposed to political, perspective.
Photo: Dhillon Khosla

New life as woman brings discrimination for transgender youth
Some of the patrons at the Caribou Coffee shop in Friendly Center, an upscale retail area in Greensboro, cast uneasy and quizzical glances at Devon McCauley, whose thatch of jet-black hair extensions, scuffed boots and dual mouth piercings gave her the look of a 1960s girl-group singer with glam and punk-rock modifications.

'Transitioned' Bagger wants respect
MIANNE Bagger is a long way behind the best credentialled player at next week's 2007 Australian Women's Open.
But when it comes to attention and curiosity, she is certain to be eyeballing superstars Karrie Webb and Natalie Gulbis at Royal Sydney.
After undergoing a sex change in 1995, Bagger accepts it's par for the course for people to discuss her personal life ahead of her game.
Frustrated ... Bagger's still being stereotyped. Pic: Patrick Hamilton

Gender and the Pulpit
Workplace difficulties can arise for transgendered persons in nearly all professions, but what about those who are called to work for God?


  • At 05 fevereiro, 2007 03:49, Blogger DC Nemesis said…

    I noticed you are drawing attention to stories of transgender mistreatment on your blog. My father is going through a difficult situation now with his employer because of his transgender condition. I've started a blog at that is tracking the story, and has links to press articles too.


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