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sexta-feira, julho 25, 2008

[Portugal] (SEM LINK ONLINE - JN)
Patrões abrem caminho à discussão do nuclear
Associações entregam documento ao presidente, ao Governo e aos partidos.
Defendem coordenação entre Portugal e Espanha para atenuar crise energética.
Opção já está na agenda de consultas da EDP e da espanhola Iberdrola.

[Itália]
Lésbica é agredida em Roma com socos e pontapés
Uma mulher de 20 anos foi agredida na terça-feira, 22, em Roma por ser lésbica. Ela trabalha no bar Coming Out, totalmente homossexual, e ia para casa, por volta das 3 da manhã, quando começou a ser xingada e agredida com socos e pontapés por um grupo homofóbico, segundo denunciou Fabrizio Marrazzo, presidente da associação de defesa das minorias sexuais Arcigay Roma.

[Alemanha]
Transexuais passam a poder ficar casados com o cônjuge
O Tribunal Constitucional alemão decidiu hoje que quem queira mudar de sexo pode permanecer casado. Antes, o divórcio era obrigatório caso um dos elementos do casal fosse transexual.
German court rules in favour of transsexual rights
Germany's constitutional court ruled on Wednesday that a man seeking legal recognition as a woman will be allowed to stay married to his wife in a landmark decision that further strengthens the rights of transsexuals.

[Bahrain]
Final court victory for Zainab
A BAHRAINI woman who has successfully undergone a sex change operation has finally cleared the final hurdle in her fight to be recognised as a man. Zainab Abdulhafed Rabie can now use his preferred name Hussain after the Lower Civil Court agreed he could change his name and all other documents.

[GA,USA]
Transgender Woman Pursues Federal Lawsuit Against Georgia General Assembly
The Washington Blade is reporting that Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman, is pursuing a federal lawsuit against officials at the Georgia General Assembly, who, she said, wrongly fired her.

[CO, USA]
Man living as a woman murdered in Greeley
The family of a young man found murdered in his apartment in Greeley say they believe he was killed because he was living as a woman. 18-year old Justin Zapata, who goes by the name Angie Zapata, was found beaten to death last Thursday. But while Greeley Police will not confirm it's a hate crime, the Transgender Community is speaking out about the death.
Greeley Murder Victim Was Transgender
An investigation into the death of Justin Zapata, 18, of Greeley last week has taken a different step, as the victim (Photo) is now known to have gone by the name of Angie Zapata and was living as a woman.
Hundreds mourn slain teen; hate crime suspected
At least 200 people gathered Wednesday night to mourn an 18-year-old transgender person who was found beaten to death in a Greeley apartment.
Family believes hate crime was motive for murder
At least 200 people gathered on Wednesday night to mourn an 18-year-old transgender person who was apparently beaten to death last week.
Justin Zapata, who went by the name Angie Zapata and was living as a woman, was found dead in a Greeley apartment in the 2000 block of 4th Street on July 17.
She had fatal wounds to her head and face.

[IL, USA]
Sex workers hold local conference
Sex Workers Outreach Project ( SWOP ) , a national group that works on the decriminalization of prostitution, held its third annual conference in Chicago. Members attended panels on topics like sex trafficking and the issues facing transgender sex workers.

[TX, USA]
SETX Transgender Lawsuit Filed in Federal Dist. Court
A landmark employment lawsuit filed by a transgender employee suing for discrimination has made its way into the Federal District Court System.

1 Comments:

  • At 25 julho, 2008 18:01, Blogger Kelli Busey said…

    Obrigado Eduarda Santos para a defesa que maravilhosa você está fazendo no mundo inteiro. Eu vivo na Dallas Texas e am isolado de muitos eventos, excepto o grande trabalho das irmãs como você!

    Thank you Eduarda Santos for the wonderful advocacy you are doing worldwide. I live in the Dallas Texas and am isolated from many events, save the great work of sisters like you!

     

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