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quinta-feira, agosto 30, 2007

[UK] [Television]
BBC3 commissions new teen transexual documentary
BBC3 has commissioned eight documentaries for its third Body Image season, including the story of an 18-year-old who travels to Thailand to undergo a sex-change.

Transsexual loses bid to change details
A transsexual has lost a Federal Court appeal to have her birth certificate changed to alter her sex from male to female.
The Victorian woman, referred to as AB, completed surgery to alter her sexual organs to become a female in April 2002.
She applied in July 2005 to the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages to have her sex changed from male to female on her birth certificate.
But her request was rejected on the grounds she was married.

Duke Transgender Student Moved Out of Dorm
Some students at Duke University and their parents say they were shocked by a decision to let a male student who plans to become a woman live in female dorm.

Our society is fixed on the idea of two genders. What is it like for a student in between?
Photo by Sam Nalven / STATE PRESS MAGAZINE

Parents split over sex change
Ulster BOCES officials described a 90-minute closed-door meeting with parents Tuesday evening as sensitivity training in anticipation of Principal Gary Suraci's planned gender change operation.

[USA] [Press Release]
US: Investigate Death in Immigration Detention
Human Rights Watch and the ACLU of Southern California in a letter < english/docs/ 2007/08/28/ usdom16755. htm> sent yesterday called upon the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security to promptly, thoroughly and independently investigate the death of Victor (Victoria) Arellano, a transgender detainee with HIV/AIDS, in US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody in July 2007.