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quinta-feira, abril 03, 2008

Nanci García González presenta novela transexual
La escritora cubana Nancy García González lanza 'Atrapada en otro cuerpo. La vida de un transexual cubano'. En entrevista exclusiva, la novelista nos habla sobre la transexualidad en Cuba, República Dominicana y México.

Prisión preventiva para líder transexual por abusar de seis menores
Excerto: Finalmente, tanto la defensa de Silvia Parada como otras dirigentas de Traves Chile afirmaron que la denuncia es un complot de la Casa de Acogida en contra de la organización transexual.

Tale of the ancient bed-keepers
The term 'eunuch' derives from Greek word for 'bed' indicative of the most ancient role of bed-keepers that eunuchs played. The practice continued till the end of the Ming Dynasty in China. Much has changed since then: Exclusive Report.

Sex change castrations banned
THAI health officials today banned doctors from performing castrations, pending an ethics review of complaints about minors undergoing the operation as the first step toward a sex change.
Thailand: Still The Best Place In The World To Have Your Penis Chopped Off
Thailand has a well-deserved reputation as a haven for ladyboys and the men who love them. The large number of transsexuals, also known as "katoeys," in Thailand has fueled a boom in cheap quickie sex-change surgery clinics offering castrations in twenty minutes — or less — for around $125. The Thai government sees these speedy procedures as a public health hazard, since they don't require the extensive psychological evaluations that come with more formal gender reassignment therapy.
Thailand Moves To Limit Sex Reassignment Surgeries
Thailand's Health Ministry ordered hospitals and medical clinics Wednesday to temporarily stop performing castrations for non-medical reasons, saying the procedure that is popular among transsexuals needs stricter monitoring.

GLSEN's Day of Silence Honors the Memory of Lawrence King
Following the recent murder of eighth grade student Lawrence King, students across America will dedicate Friday, April 25, 2008 to the memory of King on GLSEN's 12th annual National Day of Silence. Students will observe a vow of silence to bring attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender name-calling, bullying and harassment in middle schools, high schools and college campuses.

Kennedy Won't Support Transgenders In Bill
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy is jumping into the middle of an uproar within the gay community whose causes he has long championed.
The Massachusetts Democrat is leading a push in the Senate for a federal ban on job bias against gays, lesbians and bisexuals -- but not transsexuals, cross-dressers and others whose outward appearance doesn't match their gender at birth.

Transsexual convicted in castration death gets another 21-60 months in jail for threats
A Butler County transsexual who had finished the minimum sentence for the 2001 castration death of her husband was sentenced to another 21 to 60 months in jail for threatening officials associated with her trial.

[USA] [News/Commentary]
Genderbashing: The common root of Homophobic and Trans-phobic violence
Excerpt: Now, any reasonable person would realize that Simmie was indeed murdered out of hate; the question is, what was it about Simmie that incited such a disgusting, violent reaction? Was it indeed, as the article suggests, because Simmie was "gay" meaning homosexual? Or was it because Simmie, assigned male at birth, dared to present a female appearance and attract male attention? In short, was Simmie killed for being gay, or for being transgendered?

Trachtenberg Reports Death Threats
During the last two months, Councilmember Duchy Trachtenberg claims she has received dozens of threats, many of them death threats, from community members opposed to a bill she sponsored that guarantees civil rights for transgender individuals.

[Commentary] Expecting A Media Storm
[Commentary] Garrett Bithell (Not So Divine)
[Guest Opinion] In Response to "Labor of Love"
Transexual embarazado reclama su derecho a tener un hijo
El transexual embarazado se someterá a una ecografía en el programa de Oprah
[Blog/Commentary] Mr. Mom
[News/Television] David Letterman Mocks Trans Man