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terça-feira, fevereiro 27, 2007

Sex-change man torched toys
A SEX-CHANGE attacker assaulted his partner when their relationship went wrong.

And the Bodil goes to …
'A Soap', the story of Charlotte, who falls in love with her transsexual neighbour, took the award for Best Picture, beating out the Oscar-nominated 'After the Wedding'. It also won in the Best Leading Actress category.

Far-right party’s election results ”linked to hate-crime claims"
The number of hate crimes being reported in Sweden increased dramatically last year, and it is claimed one reason could be the Sweden Democrat party's success at the last elections.

Homophobia Down In Chile, Anti-homosexual Violence Up
The Chilean Sexual Minority Movement (Movilh) released its annual report of homosexual discrimination for 2006, which includes a ranking of the most homophobic institutions and persons in the country. This is the first year the Catholic Church has been absent from the list.

[MI,USA] [News/Commentary]
Sex change reinforces Michigan wife's loving faith
When her husband told her he was a cross-dresser, Joanne Nemecek recalls feeling shocked, horrified, even sick.

[FL,USA] [Letters to the editor] Accept her just as you accepted him
My thoughts and best wishes are with Largo City Manager Steve Stanton at this time when he needs all the understanding he can get.
Experts say Largo's City Manager has a tough road ahead
Rachel Blunk stands about six feet tall, and that's without her high heels on. She likes red lipstick and French manicures.
Commissioner: fire city manager who's changing gender
Largo city commissioner Mary Black filed a resolution Monday afternoon asking her colleagues to fire city manager Steve Stanton.
Photo: Steve Stanton announced Wednesday he would be undergoing a sex change operation and would be known as Susan.

Unusual alimony battle continues in Pinellas County
Seminole resident Lawrence Roach is fighting to stop his alimony payments of $1,200 to his ex-wife because she's now a man.

26th Annual Gender Studies Symposium
Lewis & Clark's Gender Studies Symposium features over thirty events including lectures, performances, roundtable discussions, readings, and an art exhibition. This year's symposium, titled "Our Voices, Ourselves," is scheduled Wednesday through Friday, March 7 to 9. All events are free and open to the public. All events take place in Templeton Student Center unless otherwise noted.

Co-op focuses on trans issues
The social and political hurdles faced by transgendered individuals will be the focus of the fourth annual Trans Issues Week this week.

CT activists support bill to end transgender discrimination
The anti-discrimination movement has been active since the 1960s — but for transgendered Americans, the ball has just recently begun to roll. And on Friday, it found its way to Hartford, hoping not to be kicked out like last year.

[USA] [PR/News/Television ]
Transgender Actors and Actresses Cast on All My Children
It was announced by Brian Frons, president, Daytime, Disney-ABC Television Group, that All My Children will cast transgender actors and actresses to play themselves as support group members for an upcoming episode of the popular drama.

Study finds hormone patch beats pill for blood clot risk
For women who have struggled with the symptoms of menopause but are fearful of taking risky hormone pills, there is at last a bit of hope.

Prostate cancer therapy may increase risk of death from heart disease in older men
Androgen deprivation therapy - one of the most common treatments for prostate cancer - may increase the risk of death from heart disease in patients over age 65, according to a new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital and other institutions.