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quarta-feira, Outubro 03, 2007

[ES]
Marcaje judicial: transexuales ‘a la carta’ y presiones a los jueces
El Supremo cambia de criterio y ya no exige a los transexuales que se operen para pedir el cambio de sexo; el CGPJ abre otro expediente al juez que retiró la custodia a una mujer lesbiana.

[Mexico]
El acto discriminatorio en El Oasis no fue un hecho aislado
Me siento sumamente indignada por su carta anterior de disculpa por el incidente de transfobia del que fueron victima Regina Orozco y sus acompañantes en "El Oasis" en dias pasados.
Siento mucho contradecirlo, pero el acto discriminatorio no fue un hecho aislado, sino un acto cotidiano de agresión de su personal hacia la comunidad travesti, transgenero y transexual de esta ciudad.

[France]
Les revendications de l’Existrans 2007
La 11ème marche pour les droits des Trans et des Intersexes, de Châtelet à République aura lieu le samedi 6 Octobre dès 14h avec au même moment une manifestation équivalente à Barcelone... Minorité dans la minorité, les personnes Transgenres et intersexuées demeurent trop souvent les oubliées des avancées et revendications LGBT alors qu'elles rencontrent des difficultés et des problématiques propres.

[USA]
Trans Victory in Delay of U.S. Employee Non-Discrimination Bill
In an apparent victory for LGBT activists and their supporters, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi [D-Calif.] postponed final debate on an amended Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The bill has come in for criticism from gay organizations because it does not include transgender- specific protections.
[Commentary] New ENDA Language Still Falls Short
A vote is just around the corner on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) — a bill that gives homosexuals special rights in the workplace. New language in the legislation removes the category of "gender identity" and supposedly protects religious organizations, but employers are still put between a rock and a hard place.
Gay rights groups angered by weaker antidiscrimination bill
Leading gay rights organizations, with the pointed exception of the Human Rights Campaign, withdrew their support Monday from a landmark gay civil rights bill after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco and Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., pulled transgender people from the legislation that would protect gays and lesbians from workplace discrimination.
Bill Stalls Over Transgender Protections
Legislation to criminalize workplace discrimination against gays, lesbians and bisexuals — but not cross-dressers or people who have had sex-change surgery — has stalled in the House after an impassioned outcry against excluding anyone from the bill.
Change To Gay Rights Bill Prompts SF Protests
Bay Area gay rights activists were outside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco office Tuesday, protesting the removal of transgender people from landmark legislation that protects gays and lesbians from workplace discrimination.
ENDA Protest At Pelosi's SF Office
Several dozen members of San Francisco's LGBT community demonstrated Tuesday in front of the Federal Building, where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has an office.

[USA] [Commentary]
Should Sex Changes Be Tax-Deductable?
When Rhiannon O'Donnabhain surgically changed his sex from male to female, the IRS gave her a $5,000 tax deduction on the $25,000 procedure. But not long after, reports the Washington Post, she was audited and ordered to return the money because sex change is merely "cosmetic."

[MA,USA]
Show no tolerance for hate crimes here
On Oct. 6, 1998, a 21-year-old gay college student named Matthew Shepard was tied to a fence, beaten and left to die on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo.