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segunda-feira, maio 21, 2007

[UK] [Advice]
He's Against My Sex-Swap
I'M 36 and after years of denial, I came out as a gay transvestite eight years ago. My family have fully accepted me.
I live full-time as a woman and have found a man I want to spend the rest of my life with. I want to have a complete sex-change operation, but he is against it. I can't understand this as he loves me being feminine. I love him and don't want to lose him but feel the need to have the operation.

Pakistani police arrest married couple for lying about gender of transsexual husband
Police arrested a wife and her husband - a woman who underwent gender reassignment surgery 16 years ago - and accused them of lying about the husband's gender to a court in eastern Pakistan.

La travesti uruguaya Abigail Pereira cuenta la dura historia de su vida
Abigail Pereira es una de las soñadoras uruguayas de "Bailando por un sueño". La revista Semanario le realizó la nota de tapa, donde sus familiares contaron la dura historia de vida de quien baila por el hospital Piñeiro del Campo.

Travestis argentinas contra la homo-transfobia
La Asociación Travestis Transexuales y Transgeneros de Argentina (ATTTA) ha emitido un comunicado en visperas de celebrarse mundialmente el Dia de Lucha contra la Homo-Lesbo-Transfobia, donde denuncian los malos tratos que reciben por su condicion sexual.

¿Qué nos hace masculinos o femeninos?
Habiéndose criado en Corinth, Miss J.T.Hayes tenía un legado que atender. Su padre era un reconocido piloto de automóviles de carreras y Hayes mucho tiempo de su niñez lo había pasado ocupado en el grasoso taller de la familia, aprendiendo cómo diseñar y construir autos. Para la edad de 10 años, él había empezado a correr por cuenta propia. Finalmente Hayes ganó más de 500 campeonatos regionales y nacionales en go-karts, corriendo a toda velocidad, aún haciendo esto para NASCAR en la Copa Winston a principios de la década de los 90.

City candidate Steve Stanton's toughest test: Susan's debut
Steven Stanton reveled in the job of running the city of Largo. He had police radios and scanners in his car to learn where trouble spots were, where the challenges for Largo's first responders were that day. He had to be prepared, engaged, all day, every day. It was his nature, as much as his job.
[Commentary] Stanton should get legitimate shot at job
In the back and forth about Susan-formerly-Steve Stanton, the argument taking place in the Herald-Tribune' s Web site forum has been fairly predictable.

Transgender teen free to be herself
When Rochelle Evans chooses what she's going to wear to Eastern Hills High School each day, her choices aren't solely fashion statements. To Rochelle, her flats, makeup and women's jeans represent a hard-fought right to express herself.
Photo: Rochelle touches up her makeup before a family dinner at her Fort Worth home. 'With the help of makeup, you can create your own kind of life,' she says.

[USA] [Health/Science]
Going beyond X and Y
Babies born with mixed sex organs often get immediate surgery. New genetic studies, Eric Vilain says, should force a rethinking about sex assignment and gender identity.

[USA] [Blog/People]
Advocating for Trans Partners
"Being trans happens to more than just the trans person," says Betty Crow. She should know. The trans-identified New Yorker is best know as cover girl and subject of her wife Helen Boyd's books 2003's My Husband Betty: Love, Sex and Life with a Crossdresser and the recently released She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband.

[USA] [Blog/People]
Intersex Poet Embraces Multiplicity
"I'd rather be a verb than a noun," says award-winning poet Thea Hillman. "I try not to identify if I can help it. Things that are more true than not about me: I'm a queer, intersex writer, and culturally Jewish activist. I go by she."

[USA] [Books]
"Head over Heels: Wives Who Stay With Cross-Dressers and Transsexuals"
"These are not 'happily ever after' stories," says Virginia Erhardt in the introduction to Head Over Heels: Wives Who Stay with Cross-Dressers and Transsexuals. Yet, in a sense, they are.