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terça-feira, fevereiro 26, 2008

Sex change woman wins op
A pre-op transsexual is looking forward to the start of her "new life" after health bosses finally confirmed they would fund her sex-change operation.

Gay Rights Movement meets PN
The Malta Gay Rights Movement (MGRM) this evening presented a petition, backed by 1,084 signatures, to the Nationalist Party asking for formal recognition of the rights of same sex couples; the inclusion of an article in the Criminal Code regarding homophobic and transphobic violence, and a clear strategy addressing homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools.

[USA] [Blog/Film/Commentary]
And, the Oscar goes to . . . Transgender Cinema
Excerpt: (...) Those were lines from various movies that all had one thing in common . . . they had a transgender element to each of them. With the 80th Annual Academy Awards show on Sunday, February 24, 2008, my mind began thinking about all the films where a transgender person played an important part.

Few Clues In Killing Of Florida Trans Teen
Fort Lauderdale police say they have few clues in the shooting of a 17-year old and are appealing to the public for help.
[Blog/News] Equality Florida: "Community outraged" over Broward shooting death of gay 17-year-old
Today, Equality Florida and the coalition Transgender Equality Rights Initiatives (TERI) expressed outrage over the murder of Simmie Williams Jr., a gay 17 year-old who was gunned down this past weekend on a street corner in Broward County. Police are investigating the murder as a possible hate crime based on the words witnesses say were exchanged before the shooting.
[Blog/News/Commentary] $2 for the bus and he never came back
Another sad case of a gay youth gunned down in public. What's the headline? "Gay teen shot dead while dressed as woman in Fort Lauderdale".

New York Politicos Avoid HRC Dinner
Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Midtown Hilton to protect HRC's wavering position during the ENDA debacle of last year. The angry crowd certainly made their grievances heard, shouting: "What do we want? Liberation. Fuck that assimilation." Perhaps its this unwelcome wagon which led nearly all of New York's politicians to avoid the event: (...)
Snubbed by NYC Pols, HRC Answers Its Critics
Faced with a boisterous picket line that drew a crowd of more than 50 and with the absence of every lesbian, gay, and bisexual elected official from New York City -- and nearly every other prominent city Democrat -- Joe Solmonese, the president of the Human Rights Campaign, used his keynote address at the group's annual Midtown Manhattan dinner to answer critics who fault it for going along with a version of the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) that does not include protections for transgendered Americans.
[Blog/News/Commentary] HRC's New York Dinner — Not Pretty
While only about fifty protesters showed up outside the HRC's New York Dinner, the bigger story was that their was the complete "absence of every lesbian, gay, and bisexual elected official from New York City" at the annual fundraising event.
[Blog/News/Commentary] The Tide Is Turning
New York's Gay City News is reporting that over fifty people protested outside the Human Rights Campaign's annual Midtown Manhattan Dinner this Saturday, and that the event was snubbed by every single gay, lesbian, and bisexual elected official in New York City.

[TX, USA] [News/People]
Transgendered Cop Speaks for First Time
From Jack to Julia--A veteran Houston police sergeant speaks out for the first time since undergoing a sex-change operation. FOX 26's Kristine Galvan has the details. (VIDEO)