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terça-feira, Janeiro 08, 2008

[New Zealand] [Film]
Georgie's story set for silver screen
Hollywood might be calling, but Georgina Beyer's tale is no longer for sale.
The world's first transexual MP got a call in 2005 from Australian-based producers Sally and Roger Simpson, wanting to put Beyer's story on to the big screen, to which she agreed.
Photo: GEORGIE GIRL: Georgina Beyer's life, from a boy who was a bit different to the world's first transexual MP, is to be dramatised in a trans-tasman co-production. DAVID LAWRENCE/Sunday News

[USA]
Vet alleges sex-change bias
CNN's Gary Nurenberg reports on transgender Army veteran Diane Schroer and her discrimination suit against the Library of Congress.




[UT, USA]
Gays, transgenders fight for legal protections in Utah
Ariana Losco says she's just another suburban wife.
The Tooele woman drives a minivan, loves spending time with her family and shops at the local Wal-Mart. Her lifestyle, she says, is the epitome of ordinary.
But not everyone sees it that way. That's because Losco was a man until 1994.

[UT, USA]
Transgender student, SUU face dilemma
Kourt Osborn, a sophomore sociology major from Kanab who has been living as a male, does not qualify to live in male on-campus housing because of failure to provide medical information defining him as a transgender person as well as his neglect to turn in the required application fee.

[USA] [Science/Commentary]
Overcoming gender
Your gender is a constraint. This is an inalienable truism, regardless of whether you're a man or a woman.