[UK] Transexual in court for teddy burning
A TRANSEXUAL set fire to his partner's cuddly toys after their relationship broke down, a court heard yesterday (Thursday 22).[UK/Jamaica] Google places warning on homophobic site it hosts
Google has placed a warning on a homophobic blog that allegedly incites the murder of gay people as a result of an investigation by PinkNews.co. uk. The warning is apparently only seen when accessing the website from the UK.[Bahrain] Sex change woman faces cash crisis
A BAHRAINI woman who is undergoing a sex change and has gone to the courts in a bid to legally recognise her status as a man is facing yet more hurdles.[Australia] Inmate denied wife bid
QUEENSLAND'S Supreme Court has rejected a claim by a transgender prisoner who wants to be treated as another prisoner's de facto wife.[Fiji] People suffer in silence
Excerpt: On February 16, a group of transgender workers were picked up by the military and taken to the camp where their hair was cut short. They were ordered to lift heavy equipment and to run certain distances, among other things. Some were taken to the Suva Point seawall and told to swim before soldiers made off without them, the report said.[CT,USA] Lawmakers Considering Bill Prohibiting Transgender Discrimination
State lawmakers are again considering a bill that would prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.[NY,USA] In Transit
Housing Works opens talks with the Transit Authority about its transgender sensitivity policies [MI, USA] Journey from John to Julie complete
Circuit Judge Thomas Wilson approved a name-change petition by John Nemecek, a transgender Spring Arbor University professor whose story has spread across America. [FL, USA] Official Wants to Keep Job After Sex Change
Largo City Manager Steve Stanton made clear as he announced his plans to undergo a sex change that he wants to hang onto his job. But some in Largo say city manager's plan is unacceptable, and he might be fired. [USA] [Blogs/Commmentary/ Video] Is Jimmy Kimmel Transphobic or Just A Feminine Hygiene Product?
Our friend Michael Jenson from AfterElton sent us a link to his harangue against late night talker, Jimmy Kimmel. Apparently Jensen didn't take too kindly to some of Kimmel's comments on transexuals while interviewing Ugly Betty's Rebecca Romijn. Trans-phobic 'Humor' on Jimmy Kimmel Live! No Laughing Matter
Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has a history of delivering gay-inclusive humor and satire to the audience of ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, but his show on Wednesday, February 21, delivered transgender punch lines that were offensive and problematic.
Students Hit the Road to Combat Anti-LGBT Colleges
In just a few weeks (on March 8, to be exact), 50 young adults will board two buses for what promises to be the trip of a lifetime. The eight-week Soulforce Equality Ride will bring them to 32 Christian colleges with policies that silence or exclude lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students. Their mission: to open a dialogue about the painful consequences of discrimination and the religion-based prejudice that sustains it.
Judge orders 'gay' agenda taught to Christian children
Excerpt: Parker was arrested and jailed in Lexington in April 2005 over his request - and the school's refusal - to notify him when adults discuss homosexuality or transgenderism with his 6-year-old kindergartner. That despite a state law requiring such notification.
Cross Dresser Wanted for Fraud
Durham police need your help finding across-dressing man who's wanted on several fraud charges.
Detroit's 'drag queen' Natalie Cole a black role model
In this third, and final, installment of unsung African-American same-gender loving and transgender heroines and heroes in honor of Black Herstory/History month, I introduce you to Detroit's own, female impersonator Natalie Cole.