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sábado, março 10, 2007

RE Equality Act 2006
Brenda Lana Smith informs us that Britain's ("transsexual and transgender omissive") Equality Act 2006 is available in .pdf format from the Office of Public Sector Information.
Equality regulations published, omit trans rights
The Equality Act, protecting LGB people from discrimination in regards to goods and services, will come into effect on April 30, 2007. Transgender discrimination has not been addressed.

La Leofreddi spiega i transessuali alle famiglie italiane
Monica Leofreddi è abituata alle sfide impossibili.

Malta delays transsexual's wedding
The Maltese Director of Public Registry is continuing to resist the release of marriage banns for a transsexual woman and her male partner.

[South Africa] [People/Films]
Voices of the body
'Transman' Robert Hamblin is no longer a woman, but he has always been an artist. He spoke to Shaun de Waal about his work and his journey.
Photo: Self-portrait by Robert Hamblin: 'I'm becoming more and more hooked in and happy. I wish that for everyone who tries to find themselves.'

Methodist University Punishes, Fires Transgender Dean
Excerpt: Adams' reference is to the firestorm brewing after the recent firing by the Methodist Spring Arbor University of Dr. Julie Nemecek, its associate dean of adult studies.

Film Premieres Chronicling Bay Area Transgender Murder
An infamous Bay Area murder is the subject of a documentary that makes its world premiere in San Jose this weekend. The film "Trained In The Ways Of Men" follows the case of murdered East Bay teenager Gwen Araujo. The film screens Saturday and Sunday at the Cinequest Film Festival.

[ME,USA] [News/Commentary]
All My Tranny Children
Maine's most famous transgendered man, Jennifer Finney Boylan, is set to make daytime network television history this week, and the radical homosexual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) organization praises ABC Television for making "the unfamiliar [transgendered men and women] familiar."

City Official Plans to Fight for Job
A city manager facing dismissal after going public with plans to get a sex change said Thursday he plans to fight to keep his job because his case represents the struggle "to deal with morality, sexuality and gender."
Fla. official’s firing shines light on trans job bias
He struggled for years with his secret, trying to hide the shame he felt while also trying to understand his identity. Now, Steve Stanton hopes to be a role model for transgender people who face discrimination. Stanton plans sex reassignment surgery and faces being fired as the city manager of Largo, Fla., due to this decision.

Kimmel’s trans-gression
On the heels of being publicly called out by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, the producers of late-night ABC gab fest "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" apologized for a recent rant of jokes by host Jimmy Kimmel about the appearance of transgender women. "In the future, please know we will be more sensitive should a similar circumstance arise," show staff members wrote in a March 2 letter to GLAAD.