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sábado, abril 21, 2007

Transsexual seeks change of birth certificate
A female who was born as a male is asking the High Court in Dublin to instruct the government to issue her with a new birth cerificate.

Jury finds man guilty in transvestite murder
An Ypsilanti man is guilty of first-degree murder for killing a Canton Township cross-dresser with a NASCAR-themed flashlight after a night of sex and drugs, a jury ruled today.

Ga. clergy lobby Congress on gay, trans bills
As a congressional committee began deliberations over a bill that would move jurisdiction over hate crimes to the federal Justice Department, hundreds of clergy members — including a delegation of six preachers from Georgia — gathered in Washington this week to lobby lawmakers to pass the bill. The group also urged Congress to take action on the long-delayed Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
Rev. Erin Swenson, a transgender Presbyterian minister from Atlanta, was one of nine featured speakers at a press conference April 17 on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. (Photo courtesy HRC)

Trans Marriage Poses Immigration Glitch
The petition of a fully transitioned New York transgender woman who has been a U.S. citizen since 1996 to sponsor her foreign-born husband for citizenship has slipped through the cracks of U.S. governmental bureaucracy.

Montgomery County weighs trans rights bill
After searching two months for work as an auto mechanic, Celeste Hall reached an inescapable conclusion.
There were jobs available at shops in Montgomery County, but none that were open to trans applicants.
Dana Beyer, a transgender Montgomery County resident, says if the county passes trans anti-discrimination legislation, it would show that local elected officials take the issue seriously. (Photo by Jay Westcott/AP)