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sábado, maio 05, 2007

AIDS initiative takes root at transgender festival
At a small temple in rural Tamil Nadu where a transgender festival is on in full swing, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has begun a major initiative for healthy sexual practices. At least 300,000 trans-genders, homosexuals and local villagers gathered here to take part in this annual two-day festival this week to worship local deity Koothandavar.

Trans teen, Fort Worth ISD reach compromise
School officials agree to refer to teen with female name, pronouns; teen agrees to forgo long wigs, high heels
Rochelle Evans, center, her mother, Lenora Flores, left, and her attorney Phyllis Frye speak to reporters at a press conference Wednesday, May 2, before meeting with school officials. (Photo by JOHN WRIGHT/Dallas Voice)

Transgenders try to navigate Greek system
This is the second in a three-part series on the experiences of transgender students at Dartmouth. Today's article explores the intersection of Greek organizations and transgender students.

Tranny Arquette: She Just Likes Us!
Could transsexual Alexis Arquette be faking a feud for tabloid attention? Patricia, David, and Rosanna's gender-bending sister Alexis (born as brother Robert) recently griped publicly that Us Weekly magazine editor Ian Drew was taking advantage of her friendship and her "celebrity" — just in time for the opening of her film, Alexis Arquette: She's My Brother, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York last week.
THE OTHER ARQUETTE Alexis, formerly Bob