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quarta-feira, junho 20, 2007

Primeira gayleria nasce em Lisboa
A bandeira do orgulho gay (arco-íris) à entrada não engana. Nem as fitas vermelhas à porta ou o foco – vermelho também – apontado à bica de Santa Catarina, em Lisboa, mesmo em frente. Podia ser um simples bar gay, mas é mais do que isso: ‘O Bico’ é a primeira gayleria a abrir em Portugal. Sim, leu bem: GAYleria.Lá dentro, os quadros expostos em originais cordas de aço presas por porcas que se enrolam nas canalizações mostram homens... com homens. Corpos nus, sexo entre iguais. As mesas, cadeiras e portas – e puffs – têm formas explícitas... de falos.

100,000 join Gay Pride march in Rome
An estimated 100,000 people participated in the Gay Pride Parade through the city of Rome on June 18.
Entre délire et politique
Pour la "reconnaissance des droits des couples homosexuels" , "une loi contre la discrimination au travail" : cinquante associations et partis politiques de gauche et une trentaine de chars ont défilé samedi 16 juin à Rome lors de la Gay pride. Conçue comme une réponse à la Family Day (opposée au PACS) qui s'est tenue à Rome le 12 mai dernier, les manifestants ont défilé dans une ambiance festive sous les rythmes techno et les banderoles revendicatives.
Al Gay Pride di Roma sono un milione per chiedere i loro diritti
"Il Pride di Roma - dichiara Fabrizio Marrazzo Presidente Arcigay Roma - ha come sua centralità la parità dei diritti, intesa come parità di trattamento per le persone lesbiche, gay e trans, sia come singole, sia come coppia.

Transgenders held for teasing cop
Four transgenders were arrested for allegedly teasing and attempting to assault a woman traffic police constable here today.

A boon to members of third sex
Now, transgenders can be allowed entry into co-educational colleges, with the Higher Education department expected to issue an order for the same within a week.

[New Zealand]
Beyer wants to be mayor again
Seven years after ditching the Carterton mayoralty for life as an MP, Georgina Beyer wants her chains back.

Conference to tackle sexuality issues
Canada has come a long way when it comes to human rights, but under the umbrella of sexuality there's still movement to be made, says the organizer of the University of Guelph's 29th annual sexuality conference.

Presentan Encuentro sobre Diversidad, Sexualidad y Familias
Ante asociaciones en favor de la diversidad sexual, el diputado federal David Sánchez Camacho presentó los temas y logística del "Encuentro Internacional sobre Diversidad, Sexualidad y Familias", a realizarse en la Ciudad de México en julio próximo.

[CA, USA] [Films]
Frameline: Red Without Blue
In large part due to the strength of a rave review in the Chronicle, the Victoria was packed to the gills for the Sunday afternoon screening of Red Without Blue, a documentary about a pair of (local) identical twins, one of whom is transgender, for the Frameline LGBT film festival.

[PA,USA] [News/Commentary]
Trans Injustice in Philly
Erika Keels lost her life on March 22nd after someone pushed the trans woman from their car, backed up and proceeded to run her down four times. Horrified witnesses reported the incident to the Philadelphia police. Though police identified the alleged perpetrator, they’ve done nothing to seek justice, according to Philadelphia’s KYW Radio News.
What’s more, the department declared Keels’ killing an “accident”. When Keels’ trans comrades raised the issue, police turned their backs.
Protesters Demand Action from Phila. Police in Transgender Death
Members of the transgendered community staged a short march through the streets of Philadelphia on Thursday, protesting what they claim is discrimination and poor police action in the Erika Keels case.