[Lithuania] Euro court will not re-open trans case
The European Court of Human Rights will not re-examine the case of a Lithuanian transsexual who won there last September.
The seven judges ruled that Lithuania must implement new legislation on gender reassignment or pay damages.[Thailand] Thailand bans underage castrations
Thai health authorities said Wednesday they were banning "cosmetic castrations" of underage boys, after parents complained about teenagers seeking out the operation as a first step toward a sex change.Thai surgeons reject cosmetic castration ban
Thailand's plastic surgery clinics have vowed to defy a recent government ban on performing castrations, saying they will continue to offer sex change operations in the country famous for its "ladyboys".[Vietnam] Transsexual’s marriage opens societal discussion
Singer Cat Tuyen, who had a sex change, created a huge media buzz by marrying another artist on Monday at the Quoc Thanh Restaurant in HCM City.
Trans community calls for inquiry
Trans activists have met with the Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission (HREOC) and called for an inquiry into the legal challenges faced by people who are sex and gender diverse (SGD) – including those individuals who identify as transsexual, transgender, transsexed, intersex, androgynous or without a sex or gender identity.
[TX,USA] Plaintiff wins round in transgender case She says she didn't get the job because she was born male.The company says it wasn't that, claiming she misrepresented herself.In a letter rescinding the job, the employer complained she presented herself as a woman at her interview, but the background check revealed she was a man.Photo: Izabella LopezAccused United mechanic heads to trial
Transgender woman allegedly brought loaded handgun to SFO.
A San Mateo County Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that enough evidence exists to try a United Airlines mechanic accused of sneaking a loaded handgun into a secure area of San Francisco International Airport.[FL, USA] Wife Seeks Amicable Divorce From Ex-Largo Manager Susan
The wife of the Largo city manager fired after his sex change plans became public now wants a divorce.
Donna Stanton filed for divorce in February, about a year after her husband revealed his plans to become a woman. The news made national headlines and led the Largo City Commission to fire him from the top administrative post, which he held for 14 years.[USA] [News/Commentary] Free Sex-Changes For Inmates: Your tax dollars, their genitalia
Michelle Kosilek is a woman trapped inside of a man's body. Her prison of testosterone and body hair seems to be worse for her than the actual prison cell in which she lives. A convicted murderer, Kosilek is on a mission: a taxpayer-funded sex-change to relieve her of the inner anxiety caused by her male genitalia.[USA] [Commentary] A miracle pregnancy or just a freak show?Pregnant MenMan-ternityWhoopi Goldberg on pregnant transgender man: 'Uncharted waters'Exploring GLAAD's Silence On BeatieChildren of men