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quarta-feira, setembro 12, 2007

Robber was 6ft transsexual in mini skirt

A transsexual wearing a mini skirt and women's knickers on his head robbed a petrol station in New Malden twice in three weeks, brandishing a large knife.

Transsexual's rights were violated by Lithuania
A Lithuanian transsexual has won a case at the European Court of Human Rights over claims that he has been blocked from completing his gender transition.
ILGA-Europe Welcomes Judgement by European Court of Human Rights
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg issued a Transgender- friendly judgment in the case against Lithuania. The Court said that while Lithuanian law had recognised the right of a transsexual person to change their gender and their civil status, the gap in the law regulating full gender reassignment surgery created an impediment for the transsexual person to complete this process. Therefore Lithuania violated Article 8 of the European Convention of Human Rights, where the right to respect of family and private life is guaranteed.

Trans woman calls for greater tolerance of gender diversity in Singapore
A transsexual woman from Singapore has embarked on a mission to help turn around the "culture of shame" surrounding transsexuals in Singapore.
Unlike many other transsexuals in Asia who prefer to live privately because of the social stigma of sex change, British-educated Leona Lo has chosen to live a normal life, but in public.

Nepali transsexuals press for increased rights ahead of polls
Dozens of transsexuals gathered in Nepal's capital Tuesday to push for official recognition as a minority ahead of crucial polls planned for November to decide the country's political future.
Photo: Nepali transsexuals attend a function in Kathmandu. © 2007 AFP - Pradeep Shreshtha