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domingo, Junho 29, 2008

[Portugal]
Marcha do orgulho gay em Lisboa
Activistas da causa homossexual desfilaram hoje do Príncipe Real à Praça do Comércio na 9º Marcha do Orgulho Gay, em Lisboa, em luta pela igualdade de direitos, ao som da música e palavras de ordem como «homofobia é inconstitucional».
(foto Tiago Petinga/Lusa)
Contra a homofobia - Mais de 1500 pessoas marcham em Lisboa (Vídeo)
Marcha Gay em Lisboa (Vídeo)

[Portugal]
Travesti queima com ácido
Seis pessoas ficaram queimadas, na noite de sexta para ontem, com ácido sulfúrico, numa rixa entre um travesti, o seu proxeneta e um cliente no centro do Porto.

[UK]
Girl, 17, set to become Britain's youngest sex-change patient
For most mothers, their daughter's 16th birthday is marked by such traditions as a party, preparing for a school dance, or maybe even allowing them to go on holiday with their friends for the first time.

[UK]
Transsexual suffers verbal abuse in Gloucester pub
A TRANSSEXUAL has spoken of her distress after suffering a "barrage of abuse" in a Gloucester pub.
Paula, from Cheltenham, says she was sworn at and humiliated at a meeting of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender network.

[Alemanha]
Milhares se reúnem em Berlim para parada gay
Milhares de pessoas desfilaram em Berlim neste sábado na tradicional "Gay Pride", que teve como convidado especial Rudolf Brazda, que aos 95 anos é o último sobrevivente dos Triângulos Rosas, os homossexuais perseguidos pelos nazistas.

[República Checa]
Passeata gay na Rep. Tcheca termina com choque com neonazistas
A primeira passeata de homossexuais na República Tcheca, sob o lema "Queer Parade" e na qual participaram centenas de pessoas, terminou hoje em Brno com um enfrentamento com um grupo de neonazistas, que atacaram os participantes com bombas de gás lacrimogêneo.

[Iceland]
Little Iceland is warm to sexual freedom
Excerpt: Trans-Ísland is the country's only transgender association. Samtökin '78 notes that "...the legal status of transsexuals in Iceland is unclear. Unlike some neighbouring countries, there is no specific legislation on the issue."

[México]
Parada gay no México exige dia nacional contra a homofobia
Milhares de pessoas participaram neste sábado na Parada do Orgulho Gay no México, quando exigiram que o presidente Felipe Calderón declare 17 de maio como o Dia Nacional contra a Homofobia, a exemplo de outros países.

[India]
Transgenders scripting success in Tamil Nadu
Kalki is a highflying transgender IT professional. But her road to success wasn't easy. Her parents she says didn't accept her sexual orientation and forced her to take male hormone tablets. Away from home she was often a victim of sexual abuse. These factors only inspired her to dream big. Now the techie also runs a foundation for the betterment of transgenders.

[India]
Boy or girl? India's hermaphrodites slowly fit in
Born with both male and female genitalia, a life of uncertainty seemed to await Ali and his family, but changing attitudes means hermaphrodites once-scorned in India are finding their place.

[USA]
'I'm a Girl' -- Understanding Transgender Children
Last year Barbara Walters spoke with the families of three transgender children who agreed to share their story. Now, one year later, "20/20" has reached out to the families again to learn what's happened since the original episode aired. All three families said that the story helped change their world for the better. Advocacy groups also report a significant surge in young transgenders coming out.

[TN,USA]
Prejudice Police?
Inmate beating brings up issue of transgender discrimination.

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
Mostly Absent From The Hearing, But Commenting As If They Were There
One of the things I noticed about the An Examination of Discrimination Against Transgender Americans in the Workplace hearing is that minus the Alliance Defense Fund, there weren't any conservative Christian organizations speaking at the hearing; minus the Traditional Values Coalition any conservative Christian organizations leaving press materials at the hearing; and minus the ranking minority member of the subcommittee (Rep. John Kline, R-MN) there were no Republicans there to ask questions of the witnesses at the hearing.
[Blog/Commentary] Contrast
The US House of Representatives Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee held, for the very first time, a hearing on "An Examination of Discrimination Against Transgender Americans in the Workplace" yesterday.
[Blog/Commentary] Congressional Blackout
Excerpt: What's wrong with this picture is that with the exception of Diego Sanchez, (second from the top) every other participant in it is white. There are no African-American transgender people testifying at this hearing.
[Blog/Commentary] Congress comes out to the Transgender Community - Part 1
Angela has been an activist for the transgender community is some form or another for the last 42 years. Some of our community's activists weren't even born then. She has been on the board of NTAC, It's Time, North Carolina and the several other organizations too numberous to mention. Currently, she serves as the Vice President of the Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA) and is one of its Co-Founders. Also, Angela is one of my closest friends.
Congressional Hearing on Transgender Discrimination 1/8<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKC3IQK8SvI>
Congressional Hearing on Transgender Discrimination 2/8<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb1bzrzth3I>
Congressional Hearing on Transgender Discrimination 3/8<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDmpBtLDEKs>
Congressional Hearing on Transgender Discrimination 4/8<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgtPNzXf_cQ>
Congressional Hearing on Transgender Discrimination 5/8<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrMKOa1vJgo>
Congressional Hearing on Transgender Discrimination 6/8<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnCzQW0AK0E>
Congressional Hearing on Transgender Discrimination 7/8<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nysg30HK5Y>
Congressional Hearing on Transgender Discrimination 8/8<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0sU4zrUVzI>