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quarta-feira, novembro 14, 2007

In Honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, GLAAD Releases a Powerful Message Calling for Dignity and Respect

Dia Internacional de Solidaridad con Intersexuales
La Organización Internacional Intersexuales a través de su presidente,Señor Curtis Hinkle y el portavoz para el Área Castellanoparlante, Lic. Jorge Horacio Raíces Montero conmemoraron el pasado 08 de noviembre, el DIA DE SOLIDARIDAD INTERSEXUAL, en concordancia y homenaje con el nacimiento de Herculine Barbin Joëlle-Circé Laramée, portavoz canadiense para la Organización Internacional de los Intersexuales.

Telegraph editorial slams proposed law imposing 7 years prison for "homophobic speech"
Excerpt: The UK's Home Office website defines a "hate crime" as "any incident, which constitutes a criminal offence, which is perceived by the victim or any other person as being motivated by prejudice or hate". To qualify for this definition, it must be shown that the alleged criminal must have been inspired by the victim's "race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality or national origins, religion, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation or disability." The law would allow an alleged victim to define the process based only on what is "perceived".

German Doctor Sued for Bodily Injury
Each year in the European Union thousands of children are subjected to genital operations without their consent. Most of them will endure substantial psychological and physical damage as a result which will cause lifelong suffering.

El diario oficial defendió los derechos de los transexuales
El diario oficial cubano, Juventud Rebelde, defendió ayer el derecho de los transexuales a una plena integración social y anuncia la próxima entrada en circulación en la isla de un material educativo que llama a incorporar, como acto cotidiano, el respeto a la dignidad de estas personas.

[USA] [Commentary]
Classroom diversity should include conservative ideas
You would think a college campus would be a place where people couldfeel safe from discrimination.
Recent studies indicate otherwise.

Discrimination complaint against club dropped
Michele deLaFreniere said Monday she has reconciled with Scottsdale bar owner Tom Anderson and will drop her discrimination complaint now that Anderson's ban on transgendered patrons is over.

Schools' anti-bias policy may grow
A Jefferson County Board of Education committee recommended yesterday that the district's harassment and employment policies be expanded to protect gay and lesbian employees, but not transgender workers.

Mont. Co. approves trans bias bill
Montgomery County has approved a law that bars discrimination against transgender residents and workers, overcoming objections raised by several conservative groups.
Transgender Anti-Discrimination Bill Approved By Montgomery Co.
The Montgomery County Council Tuesday unanimously approved a bill that will prohibit discrimination against transgender people in the county.

[USA] [Letters to the Editor]
Dear Argus, why do you hate trans folks so much?
What did I ever do to hurt you? Nothing, I swear! I thought we were friends! So why is it nearly impossible to pick you up without finding an article that makes fun of and often delegitimizes transgender and intersex identities?

Keeping the "T" in ENDA
[Blog/Commentary] The Song That Doesn't ENDA