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sexta-feira, maio 02, 2008

She-male kick in head for Ronaldo
RONALDO, ONE OF the world's best soccer players, is up to his knee-socks in scandal today after his run-in with a pair of transvestite prostitutes wound up on YouTube.

Civil partnership 'to avoid tax'
Two women have spoken about how they entered into a civil partnership to regain their tax and pension rights.
Emma Martin, 64, a post-operative transsexual from Cambridgeshire, was married to her now civil partner Linda.
Transsexual husband annuls marriage and enters into civil partnership with wife to keep pension benefits
When Emma Martin and Linda Packer married in a civil partnership, they were taking part in a social revolution that has been enshrined in law since 2005.
Photo: Without civil partnership Emma (left) and Linda would have lost tax rights

Uruguay Sees First Civil Union
Uruguay’s first civil union took place April 17, more than three months after Latin America’s first national civil-union law came into force. Actor Adrián Figuera, 38, and theater director Juan Carlos Moretti, 67, tied the knot before a judge, family and friends. The couple have been together 14 years.

Colombian Court Grants Pension Rights to Gay Couples
Excerpt: In other Colombian news, transsexual Darlyn Acevedo Ramírez, 19, was murdered in Cali on March 23, becoming the 13th transsexual to be killed in the city in the past two years.

Nepal Gay Leader Wins Election To Parliament
Excerpt: In 2006 police arrested 26 transsexuals in one raid. According to Blue Diamond they were taken to the Hanuman Dhoka central police station in Kathmandu where they were held for weeks without being allowed to contact anyone.

Transgender issues in spotlight
The organizer of a conference on transgender issues, which starts in Vancouver today, said the apparently unique struggles of the transgendered actually reflect broader social problems.

Police: Man exploited his grandmother
A judge ordered an Athens man to stay away from his grandmother last year after he stole her identity to pay for a sex-change operation and other expenses.

[USA] [People/Television]
The Reality of Love
Transsexual actress Calpernia Addams discusses her experience on the reality dating series Transamerican Love Story, and how she allowed herself to step away from being the spokeswoman for trans people and decided to just have a little fun.

Mother of slain trans teen backs judge candidate
Victoria Kolakowski, a transgender woman seeking a seat on the Alameda County Superior Court, received the backing this week of Sylvia Guerrero, who rose to national prominence after the death of her transgender daughter in 2002.
Photo: Victoria Kolakowski, left, has been endorsed in her judicial race by Sylvia Guerrero, the mother of slain transgender teen Gwen Araujo.