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terça-feira, fevereiro 20, 2007

Victims of hate incidents are being urged to report them to a new project
Excerpt: Hate incidents could be physical, verbal or written abuse. They take many forms but are essentially about someone being targeted because they are believed to be different, because of age, disability, gender identity, race, religion / belief or sexual orientation.

[Commentary] Things always blow up in the faces of control freaks
Excerpt: Now it looks like the bigots in Parliament have been hoist by their own petard. The Law Courts have just ruled that a man who had surgery to become a woman can marry a man. Isn’t it wonderfully amusing? Malta is now the only place in the world where a man who has had surgery to become a woman can marry a woman who has had surgery to become a man, but they can’t get divorced because the morality police won’t allow it. I haven’t stopped laughing about this all day. We have scored a world first: transsexual marriage before divorce. It beats winning the Eurovision Song Contest, which is usually won by transsexuals anyway.
Government 'studying' right of transsexuals to marry
Government seems to have been caught unawares by this week's controversial "transsexual marriage" court judgment, insisting that it has yet to study the implications of the sentence before making any official pronouncements.
[Commentary] Gay marriage is legal
Believe it or not, there is no definition of marriage in our law, so anyone can get married: heterosexuals, homosexuals, transsexuals: you name it, we've got it.

Bari: transessuale ucciso, fatale colpo alla tempia (Corriere Della Sera)
E' stato un colpo inferto alla tempia destra a uccidere Aldomiro Gomes, 57 anni, trovato morto stamane nei pressi di Trani, a bordo di un'auto. L'oggetto contundente potrebbe essere stato una pietra. Gli inquirenti hanno accertato che la vittima era un transessuale di origini brasiliane, che era solito prostituirsi nella zona di Schinosa. Si cerca di far luce sul caso indagando nell'ambito delle sue conoscenze. (Agr)
Trani, cadavere di un brasiliano trovato in periferia
Questa mattina e' stato trovato nelle campagne in Contrada 'Schinosa' a Trani, il corpo senza vita di un uomo, riverso accanto alla sua auto.

Spettacolo: Amanda Lear non vuole trans intorno
Il Comitato Provinciale Arcigay di Milano ha denunciato il comportamento assai singolare della cantante Amanda Lear, che ha chiesto che fossero tenute lontano da lei le persone transgender.

Transvestite flees 'mates'
Three persons, including a girl believed to be a transvestite, have been referred to police for interrogation, reports Al-Anba daily.

[New Zealand]
Cross-dressing lawyer hangs up his dress
A male lawyer who appeared in court dressed in women's clothes as a protest against what he said was New Zealand's overly-masculine judiciary was suspended Wednesday after being found to be in contempt of court.

Parents protest gay-friendly classes
Thousands of British Columbians have signed petitions and sent letters to the Education Ministry insisting that parents be allowed to pull their children from public school lessons to avoid gay-friendly messages that conflict with religious or family values.

Transsexual pioneer Renee Richards regrets fame
As Renee Richards, the world's most famous transsexual athlete, looks back on her life, she has one regret -- the fame she attained.

Weird News - Not quite anatomically correct (
Transgendered patient Gina Tilley filed a lawsuit late last year against New York City plastic surgeon David Ostad (who has been cited by state medical authorities 11 times and sued 14 times), complaining that her 2004 saline breast implants had shifted to her armpits.

Pioneering Gay Activist Barbara Gittings Dies
Gay rights pioneer Barbara Gittings has died at the age of 75 from a lengthy and brave battle with breast cancer.

[USA] [Blogs/Commentary]
Can One Be A Transgender Christian?
Julie Marie Nemecek, formerly known as John Nemecek, has recently filed a suit against Spring Arbor University (SAU). The University is firing the transgender professor/Baptist minisiter effective June 1st, choosing not to tolerate Nemecek's transformation from John to Julie Marie.