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segunda-feira, novembro 12, 2007

Thai crowned transsexual beauty queen; Filipina is runner-up
Dressed in a flowing yellow gown with matching earrings, a demure Thai business student wept and embraced her rivals after being crowned the world's most beautiful transsexual.
Photo: MISS INTERNATIONAL QUEEN--Thailand's Tanyarat Jirapatpakon (C) poses for pictures with runner-up Chanel Madrigal (L) of the Philippines and Aleika Barros of Brazil after being crowned Miss International Queen 2007 in Thailand's Pattaya resort, 11 November 2007. Some 24 transsexual beauty contestents from different countries participated in the world's biggest transsexual beauty contest in the Thai beach town of Pattaya for the Miss International Queen 2007 title. AFP/SAEED KHAN

You are not welcome here, club tells Leona Lo
She has written about life as a transsexual woman and has given talks on transsexual issues. But on early Saturday morning, Ms Leona Lo was asked to leave a Clarke Quay nightspot, apparently for being a "lady boy".

Plenty of Hair, Nary a Mustache
LUPE’S PLACE is a shoebox-size beauty parlor and barbershop, wedged between a fried chicken shop and a party goods store, underneath the elevated No. 6 train on Westchester Avenue in the Soundview section of the South Bronx.
Photo: “I was very feminine,” says Lupe Gonzalez, standing, whose salon is staffed with four Spanish-speaking transgender stylists.

Dixon meeting discusses governor's 'gender identity' law
Boys in girls' restrooms? Girls in boys' restrooms?
Dixon community members gathered together Thursday evening to discuss a "gender identity" law signed by the governor, which will take effect Jan. 1.

[MD, USA] [Commentary]
Montgomery Wisely Keeps Anti-Discrimination Law For Transgender People Out of Public Restrooms
In oh-so-progressive Montgomery County, where it's illegal to smoke or use trans fats in restaurants, there are, you will be relieved to learn, some limits to government's desire to legislate behavior. Just days before a vote on making it legal for certain men to use women's locker rooms and restrooms, the County Council has backed off.
Transgender Bill May Be Close to Passing
Legislation to Protect Against Gender Identity Bias Drops Bathroom Stipulations

Two Spirits Better Than One
Native American activist Harlan Pruden can move instantly from a furious passion to heartfelt tears as he discusses the challenges of trying to educate people about the needs and struggles of members of his community who identify as two-spirit, or queer. He can spout off facts and figures about the risks for falling into alcoholism or drug addiction, as subject he can talk about from personal experience, having been sober for more than two decades and worked at the LGBT community Center to develop innovative programs for people in recovery.

[Commentary] After ENDA
Kennedy To Introduce ENDA In Senate
[Blog/Commentary] ENDA the line : Part I