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sexta-feira, julho 11, 2008

3ª Marcha Orgulho LGBT no Porto
Realiza-se a 12 de Julho de 2008, pelo terceiro ano consecutivo na cidade invicta, a Marcha do Orgulho LGBT no Porto, organizada por diferentes colectivos LGBT e outros movimentos sociais.

Council of Europe Resolves to Step Up Pro-Homosexual Pressure Poland, Greece, Latvia, Belarus, Serbia, Malta, Slovakia and Ukraine targetted
Excerpt: Member states will be instructed to "avoid and remedy any discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity". Proposals are planned to "strengthen the equal rights" of homosexuals and "transgendered persons" and to combat "discriminatory attitudes" towards them.

FELGTB rechaza exclusión a transexual en ejército español
Aitor G.R., un hombre transexual, vio con estupor cómo se le excluía de las pruebas de acceso al ejército por no tener testículos ni pene debido a su condición de transexual. La Federación Estatal de Lesbianas, Gays, Transexuales y Bisexuales condena esta situación señalando su inconstitucionalidad.
ICV exige cambiar la resolución de Defensa que impide ingresar en los ejércitos a quien no tenga pene
El diputado de Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds (ICV) en el Congreso, Joan Herrera, quiere cambiar la resolución del Ministerio de Defensa que señala que "la falta de pene" y/o "la pérdida, ausencia o atrofia de ambos testículos" son motivos de exclusión médica para acceder al Ejército profesional.

Payout for Christian registrar bullied for refusing to perform 'sinful' gay weddings
A Christian registrar who refused to carry out gay civil ceremonies she regards as sinful is set to win thousands of pounds in compensation after winning a landmark legal battle.

DCD wins global rights to "pregnant man" film
British independent TV producer and distributor DCD Media Plc said on Thursday it had won worldwide rights to produce a documentary on the "pregnant man" for Britain's Channel Four.
Pregnant Man Documentary May Go To Discovery
September Films said it secured the global rights to a documentary on the first man to give birth to a baby, and it looks like Discovery Communications will be delivering it to the United States.

Court: Pelting Gays With Eggs Protected Free Speech
Four of more than a dozen people arrested for throwing eggs at a gay pride march in Budapest on Saturday received minor fines on Wednesday, while charges against three others were dismissed and charges against the others were dropped.
Those fined were convicted only because they refused to obey a police order to disperse.
In delivering the verdicts in the case the court ruled that simply throwing eggs at a group you disagree with is simply an exercise in free speech Hungarian media reported Wednesday.

Transsexuelle recherchée pour jouer dans une série télé québécoise
Le Casting Lucie Robitaille (Les hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin, Rumeurs, Cruising Bar 2, etc.) est actuellement à la recherche d'une transsexuelle de 50-60 ans pour incarner le rôle de Sandrine dans la nouvelle télé-série Aveux.

Transgender rights talks from the fifth annual Trans Pride March rally in Dolores Park
The theme of this year's March was "Marching for a Gender Inclusive ENDA"; hear over 30 minutes of audio on human rights issues: Maxine Dugan organizing for the legalization of prostitution in San Francisco; Vivien and Beck take the Human rights Campaign to task for supporting an ENDA (employment non-discrimination act) that excluded gender identity rights, speaking for a coalition working to secure transgender employment rights; Stephanie Shur and Ariana Davis of the World Gender Coalition speak out against systemic mental and physical health discrimination, a DSM IV manual is burned in protest; Ashley Love of MAGNET speaks on issues of discrimination and reads a poem.

San Fran activists protest HRC
Out in San Francisco, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) continues to deal with the fallout from its decision last fall to break with other national LGBT organizations and support a version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) without trans-inclusive gender identity protections. A coalition of local organizations, including the activist group And Castro for All, the S.F. chapter of Pride at Work, and the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, are planning a July 12 protest outside HRC's retail store in the Castro. Protestors will hand out rainbow flag stickers and urge shoppers to substitute the rainbow for the ubiquitous HRC equal sign logo stickers.
Herrera to boycott HRC dinner
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has confirmed that he will boycott the Human Rights Campaign's gala dinner scheduled for July 26.