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segunda-feira, outubro 01, 2007

Online Survey of Inequalities and Discrimination experienced by Trans People in Europe
To access the survey in any of the available languages see http://www.pfc.

Death threat terror of sex change couple
Evil drug-dealers were last night slammed for threatening to kill Ulster's own real life Roy and Hayley - Robbie McCullough and his sex-change partner Stephanie.
Photo: Robbie McCullough (right) and his partner Stephanie

My Danny Was Born A Girl But He's All Man To Me
Teenager Alice Tattersall was stunned to discover her hunky builder boyfriend had a secret past — as a golden-haired girl.

[Iran] [Film/People]
To be a transsexual in Iran, an interview with director of "Birthday", Negin Kianfar
In 1976, Ayatollah Khomeini, imposed a fatwa to allow people with hormonal disorders to change sex if they wished, because the Koran doesn't say anything on the subject. Transsexuals don't have to fear prosecution and they even can change their birth certificates. But the challenge is the traditional, religious Iranian society in which the transsexuality is still concerned as a disease.

Final op for sex change woman
A woman fighting for the right to be legally recognised as a man will travel to Thailand in December for her final sex change operation.

Are you man enough to be a woman?
A group of politicians is drafting a bill that will legally recognise male-to-female transsexuals as women.

[USA] [Blog/News/Commentary]
Catching up on the ENDA drama
There's been a lot of discussion about ENDA on the Blend over the last couple of days, so I rounded up some links to help folks who haven't been around to catch up with the variety of opinions...
[Blog/News/Events] Gay labor calls for ENDA vigil Monday in SF
Pride at Work, an alliance of LGBT labor, has called for a 24-hour vigil beginning Monday, October 1 at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco office in an effort to put pressure on congressional Democrats to scuttle a version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act that does not include gender identity.
[Blog/News/Commentary] ENDA: The Sin of Omission
According to the Washington Blade, House Democratic leaders are strongly considering omitting anti-discrimination protections for transgender persons from the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, legislation that would ban employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
[Podcast/News/Commentary] ENDA: What You Need To Know
A Time line of facts concerning ENDA, with hosts Marti Abernathey and Ethan St.Pierre. Also, part of Joe Solmonese's speech at the Southern Comfort Conference.
[PR/News/Events] Not Working ENDA: Picket Nancy Pelosi
Pride At Work Calls Picket Of Speaker Nancy Pelosi Keynote Address At The Human Rights Campaign National Gala.

[USA] [Commentary]
Transmissions - Transgender Talk on TV: Openness vs. Privacy
It's been a while since I've written a column, but I've been going through a lot of things lately. Within the past month, I've lost a really close friend to cancer. Jan Platt was one of the most interesting and open-minded people I have ever met. She helped register African Americans to vote in Alabama in the 1960s, protested more than one war and supported LGBT issues. She is and will be missed. I've also been dealing with health issues and trying to get approved for Social Security disability.