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sexta-feira, agosto 17, 2007

Carla Antonelli: «Soy consciente de mis limitaciones y lucho por romperlas en mil pedazos»
Carla Antonelli ha dejado aparcada su faceta de incansable activista política en defensa de los derechos de los transexuales y, tras diez años de parón, se ha embarcado en la aventura de retomar su carrera de actriz con su participación en la serie de ficción 'El síndrome de Ulises', que Antena 3 emitirá a partir de este otoño.
Carla Antonelli: "Que nadie espere morbo en mi personaje de televisión"
El 20 de julio, Carla Antonelli empezó a grabar su primer papel como actriz fija en una serie de televisión, 'El síndrome de Ulises', comedia de Antena 3 que se estrenará en la próxima temporada.

Justiça obriga SUS a pagar cirurgia de mudança de sexo
O Tribunal Regional Federal (TRF) da 4ª Região estabeleceu um prazo de 30 dias para que o Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS) passe a realizar cirurgias de transgenitalização, conhecida como mudança de sexo. A União ainda pode entrar com recurso no Superior Tribunal de Justiça (STJ).
A decisão abrange todo o território nacional. Em caso de descumprimento do prazo, o SUS terá de pagar multa diária de R$ 10 mil.

Lead roles for transvestites in Tamil film
Two prominent transgender activists of Tamil Nadu will play lead roles in a forthcoming film 'Karuvaraippookkal' .

Begum Nawazish Ali - Drag Queen Defies U.S.
"I'm a drag queen, darling… not an extremist… and I still say if Pakistanis had more self-respect, we'd be even more anti-American," says Ali Saleem, who glosses his lips and dons a sari each week to interview celebrities and politicians on his TV program Begum Nawazish Ali, a talk show sensation in Pakistan. "I'm not speaking religion; it's common sense."

AIDS-Weapon of destruction
Excerpt: There are indications of an increased number of young people who are transgender or transvestite, who are involved in selling sex. Very little is known about their circumstances, specific needs and ways in which services could be made accessible and appropriate for them. However, rather than seeing this group as totally distinct in terms of needs, it is important to recognize them as children, and structure work and offer services that derive from common basic principles and standards.

Se plantea regular que quienes cambien de sexo puedan cambiar el registro oficial de su género
El Gobierno de Tailandia está considerando la posibilidad de regular que quienes se sometan a operaciones de cambio de sexo puedan cambiar también oficialmente su género en el registro civil, según se informó hoy.

Trans-gender group wants women's rights
The TG Thailand group, started by trans-gender beauty queen Yollada Krerkkong Suanyot, is campaigning for Thai transsexuals to have rights as women and be legally called 'Miss'.

Transvestite group to join Indonesian independence celebrations
An organization for transvestites plans to participate in events marking Indonesia's Independence Day this week, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
Trans group to attend Independence Day celebrations
Sixty-two years ago, Indonesia declared its separation from the Netherlands and began a four-year war to try and maintain its independence.

Murder victim a cross-dresser?
A high-level government officer was found murdered and police were shocked to find long-haired wigs, blouses and bras in the apartment where he lived alone.

[New Zealand]
Transgender Awareness Day events in WGN
Today is Transgender Awareness Day, and the Wellington branch of trans social and support organisation 'Agender' seek to remind Kiwis that "Sex is between the legs, Gender is between the ears."

[New Zealand] [Commentary]
Gender inquiry loses plot
The signs are not hopeful for the country's first major inquiry into the rights of "transgender" New Zealanders, writes JOANNE PROCTOR.
In March, the Human Rights Commission released a summary of submissions from its "transgender" inquiry.
The final report is due in September. But already it is looking like a case of good intentions, discredited theories and a lost plot.

Always Feeling Different
I knew I liked girls when I was probably six or seven years old, though I didn't know why I was feeling that way. When I was about 18 or 19 I decided I was gay – it was all I knew at the time. I didn't have an understanding of what transgender or transsexual was.

[Australia] [Documentary]
Miss International Queen
An intimate portrait of one of the world's most unusual beauty pageants.
PHOTO: Miss International Queen

Trans Job Training
While Washington has some of the best civil-rights protections for transgender residents of any jurisdiction in the country -- or the world, for that matter -- those protections don't always insulate the community from the realities of transphobia.

Man accused of illegally using silicone on transgender patients
Police have arrested a man they say injected silicone into transgender patients at his home without a license to practice medicine.