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sexta-feira, maio 11, 2007

Más de cien personas han cambiado de nombre gracias a la modificación R.Civil
Un centenar de ciudadanos ha podido cambiar su nombre desde la entrada en vigor de la reforma de la Ley del Registro Civil aprobada el pasado 15 de marzo, que contempla una mayor libertad para elegir los nombres y el cambio de nombre y sexo de personas transexuales sin necesidad de operarse.

Verka, la drag-queen qui représentera Kiev à l'Eurovision
Verka, la drag-queen qui représentera Kiev à l'Eurovision, fait grincer quelques dents en Ukraine.
Sur scène, Verka Serdyoutchka se présente souvent une simple paysanne ukrainienne qui réalise le rêve de sa vie.

Dois filmes com personagens transexuais estréiam nos cinemas brasileiros no próximo dia 18
Dia 18 de maio será o dia do transexual nas telas, pelo menos no eixo Rio-São Paulo. Explica-se: está prevista para este dia a estréia de dois filmes nos cinemas que, realizados na Comunidade Européia, são muito diferentes entre si, mas tratam exatamente do mesmo assunto: o desejo de um homossexual que vive de fazer programas em passar pela cirurgia de mudança de sexo.

Change Sex Or Die
Excerpt: Because homosexuality is a capital crime in Iran, and because the regime of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been engaged in a what he has called a "cultural revolution" that involves highly-organized persecutions targeting feminists and homosexuals, the choice presented to Iranian same-sexers is often a stark and unpleasant one, a choice epitomized by the title of a recent documentary by the France 2 public television network's newsmagazine "Envoyé spécial," which called its half-hour broadcast on the transgendered in Iran "Changer de Sex ou Mourir" - "Change Sex or Die."

Mak Nyah Cry For Compassion
Their cries and pleas to be treated with respect and dignity keep falling on deaf ears. The transsexuals in Malaysia are truly children of the lesser God, to put it bluntly.

Pakistani court orders arrest of transsexual couple
A Pakistani court ordered the arrest of a couple who married last year after a team of doctors concluded the groom was really a woman, despite a sex-change operation, officials said Thursday.

Ripley's host Transsexual Beauty Contest
Ripley's: Believe it or not, is located at the Royal Garden Plaza in South Pattaya and as part of the pre-event promotional tour for the Miss Tiffany Universe 2007 competition which takes place over the weekend, they held a competition called "Ripley's Most Beautiful Wo-man 2007" which gave an opportunity for the finalists of the Miss Tiffany Universe Competition, who are all transsexuals, to compete in this fun version of the Miss Tiffany Contest.

Nacidos en el cuerpo incorrecto: ABC emite documental sobre niños transgenero
Una niña transgenero de 10 años de edad y su familia hablaron en el programa de Barbara Walters sobre los desafíos que afronta cada día.

Daddy's becoming a woman!
How do I tell our 8-year-old daughter that her dad is having a sex change?

Mutual Transformation
An alumnus reconnects with Dartmouth as an alumna and finds Dartmouth has changed considerably, too.

GLBT Protections Rise Nationwide
More than half of Americans now live in areas where non-discrimination laws that protect gay and lesbian workers and residents are either currently in effect, or are expected to come into effect in the near future, according to an analysis of census data and current laws around the country conducted by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

Dignity for All
Asian American transgender activist Pauline Park considers the push for gender-neutral pronouns in the U.S. "profoundly ahistorical. "

City leaders move toward paying for sex-change operations
The Berkeley City Council took the first step Tuesday night toward including sex change surgery in employee health care benefits. The proposal is modeled after a similar benefit in effect in San Francisco since 2001. The council directed the city manager to create a feasibility study before the measure comes back to the council in six months for consideration.

A Tourist In A Tranny Bar
Not your ordinary 'girls' night out' lands Violet Blue in legendary Tenderloin establishment

Mother courage: portrait of a transgender mom
If you call the GrantSmith household and ask for the missus, one ofthe two teenagers who live there will probably answer. “You wantmom? Just a minute, I’ll get him.”

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Transgender deceiver
Former Largo, Fla., city manager Steve Stanton attended a conference at city expense and dressed as a woman for two seminars without telling the city. Was he deceiving the citizens of Largo or just being incredibly prudent?

Bay State to see first-ever lobby day for trans equality
On May 15 the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and the Gay and Lesbian Labor Activist Network (GALLAN) and their supporters will converge on Beacon Hill to ask lawmakers to support the transgender employment non-discrimination and hate crimes bill.