El PP rechaza en el Congreso la ley de identidad sexual tras apoyarla en el Senado
El Congreso ha aprobado hoy la Ley de Identidad de Género, que permitirá a los transexuales cambiar de nombre y sexo en el Registro Civil sin necesidad de cirugía, con el respaldo de todos los grupos, a excepción del PP, que, sin embargo, apoyó la norma en el Senado. El PP ha sido duramente criticado por los transexuales presentes en la tribuna de invitados durante el pleno de la Cámara Baja.
Photo: Transexuales y representantes de los transexuales se felicitan tras finalizar la votación en el Congreso- EFE
Trans leaders welcome Equality report
Leading experts in the discrimination and inequalities experienced by transsexual and transgender people have cautiously welcomed the findings of the Equalities Review, published later today.
Insurance blow for transsexual driver
After undergoing a sex change operation, Carina Bladh from Linköping in central Sweden suddenly saw her car insurance costs skyrocket.
Teenagers jailed for sex parade...
TWO teenage Bahraini transvestites who paraded in the street, offering sex to passers-by, were jailed yesterday.
Renaissance men Forget the suit and tie.
Drag kinging in Toronto is rapidly evolving into an art form that goes well beyond the portrayal of a single macho stereotype. With the inclusion of faux-kings, trans performers, bio queens and other genderbending acts, drag has become as fluid as the gender spectrum itself.
[Photo] ZASSY. Justin Zaas shakes things up at Goodhandy's with his genderbending antics. (Taylor Strande)
Norfolk man to serve 8 months for prostitution
A city man charged last year during an undercover police prostitution sting pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of prostitution and attempted infected sexual battery and must serve eight months in jail.
CHANGING GENDER -- Counselor, surgeon, transgender doctor
Dr. Marci Bowers first tried making the transition from a male to female body when she was 19. Lacking the funds and with little support from her family, she couldn't complete the attempt. Some 20 years later, with a strong support system in place, she fully transitioned in 1998.
Photo: Dr. Marci Bowers with Dr. Stanley Biber.Dr. Marci Bowers went through gender reassignment surgery herself -- before becoming the most prominent transgender surgeon in the country.
Transparent: Love, Family, and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers
Privilege is a tactical silence. Those who lack it—immigrants, the sexually marginalized, the poor—are relegated to the realm of the unsaid, subject to a brutal etiquette which forbids us from the “unpleasant” topic of how and why we are implicated in human suffering. Cris Beam’s memoir, Transparent: Love, Family, and Living the T with Transgender Teenagers, is a book fired off into this silence; like a flare thrown down a well, it sheds some brief, limited light, but it also brings into focus the emptiness that surrounds it.
City Manager Fired Over Gender Reassignment
After a city manager in Largo, Florida, admitted he is seeking a sex-change operation, city commissioners voted 5-2 to fire him based on their views that he had lost "his standing as a leader among the employees of the city."
Photo: Steve Stanton walks out of the commission chambers, while commissioner Mary Black, not pictured, discusses the wording on the amendment to fire him.
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
Activists: Fired city manager could be transsexual champion
Steve Stanton loved this city he ran for 14 years. This week, he asked the city to love him back - to accept his plans to pursue sex-change operation and let him keep his $140,000 job as city manager.
[Commentary] Stones fly in Largo; society is thus saved
Steve Stanton stood in front of the world to announce he would become Susan, and the world replied: You're fired.
Stanton: Abrupt firing a surprise
Steve Stanton didn't see it coming. He didn't expect Largo city commissioners to fire him Tuesday night, just a week after he acknowledged he wanted to have a sex-change operation.
TransNation: Las Vegas Showgirl
"All My Children" to Air Historic Transgender- Focused Episode March 9