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quarta-feira, fevereiro 14, 2007

Canary Wharf hosts transsexual photo exhibition
Award-winning photographs of transsexuals and drag queens are to go on show in Canary Wharf next month. A retrospective exhibition of the award winning photographs of Jeanette Jones will be held at the Frontispiece Gallery on the concourse level of One Canada Square from 5 – 31 March.
Photo: Jones has many awards for her work which include "Best Use of Photography" at the Campaign Press advertising awards in 1995.

[New Zealand]
Beyer may run for Wellington mayor
Retiring Labour MP Georgina Beyer has given a strong indication she will seek the Wellington mayoralty later this year.

Drag act to represent Denmark at Eurovision
Drag performer DQ will represent Denmark at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
Drag Queen beim Grand Prix
"I'm your drama queen tonight / All my troubles are out of sight", reimt DQ ganz poetisch.
Photo: DQ

Gender bending 101
Cross-dressing philosophy professor makes bold political fashion statement
PHOTO: York professor Michael Gilbert practises what he teaches by delivering some of his transgender lectures dressed as a woman. CHARLA JONES / TORONTO STAR

[South Africa]
Transvestite comic eyes S.Africa presidency
South African politicians vying for the presidency in 2009 may face unusual competition: a flamboyant drag queen who wears high heels, heavy mascara and a salt and pepper bouffant.

Crowd of youths 'maul' transvestite in desert (No link)
Police are looking for a number of youths for sexually abusing a Kuwaiti transvestite in a desert, reports Al-Seyassah daily. It has been reported the 22-year-old victim had gone with a friend to have fun but was shocked to find a crowd of youths 'waiting in line'. It has been reported the suspects raped the victim successively until he fainted. After raping the victim, the suspects escaped from the scene. When the transvestite reached the main road in a pathetic condition, he was taken to a hospital by a police patrol.

Christian university fires transgendered professor
A Christian university in Jackson Countyis firing a transgendered professor.
A BFOQ Issue at the Intersection of Religion and Gender Expression
From Michigan comes the story of Professor Julie MarieNemecek, who has been fired from her university post as assistantdean of adult studies and Associate Professor at Spring ArborUniversity.
Students Protesting Treatment of Professor
Students take to the streets in support of a local professor. They say the professor is being treated unfairly because he's going through a sex change.
Statement from Rev. Dr. Julie Nemecek [Blogs/Commentary]
It is very appropriate that we are gathering on Lincoln's birthday to speak against oppression and discrimination. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all of the brave students, faculty, and friends who have taken the time to join with me this morning instanding against fear.

Transgender murder suspect enters not-guilty plea
Raven Navajo, the transgender accused of murder pleaded not guilty Monday. Navajo has been in jail since being arrested last month.