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quinta-feira, julho 03, 2008

Police Investigate Transgender Homicide
Memphis homicide detectives are trying to unravel the city's latest murder mystery.
A body was found steps away from a daycare, an abandoned apartment complex and a strip club. News Channel 3 has also learned the victim is transgendered. Police may now use that as a clue.
The victim's body was found early Tuesday morning in the 32-hundred block of Whitebrook Plaza in southeast Memphis.
Transgender woman murdered in Memphis
Memphis Police are investigating the death of Rodney Whitaker, age 20, an African American transgendered woman who was found on July 1, just steps away from a daycare, an abandoned apartment complex and a strip club.
Man Dressed as Woman Found Dead Near Daycare
Memphis Police say the body of a man dressed as a woman was found near a daycare.
[Blog/Commentary] Black transwoman found dead in Memphis: Will there be justice?
A black transwoman in Memphis was found dead. This is the same city that Duanna Johnson was beaten by police.

Father of five naturally turning into a woman
A man with high levels of the female hormone oestrogen is naturally turning into a woman, but doctors say the process is irreversible.
Man Says He's Turning Into Woman, Begs Doctors to Help
A British man claims that he is turning into a woman and is begging medical experts for help.

Gay MEP welcomes "excellent" EU report on gay discrimination
The European Parliament's Intergroup on Gay and Lesbian Rights has congratulated the EU's Fundamental Rights Agency on a new report that highlights discrimination.
New EU report says tougher laws needed to fight homophobia
Excerpt: The agency said transgender people — described by the EU as individuals who live a gender opposite the one listed on their birth certificates — also suffer from discrimination and homophobia and need broader legal protection.

Comportements sexuels et style de vie, à l’ère du VIH/sida, de la population transsexuelle
Les associations de transsexuels et de lutte contre le sida et le Centre régional d'information et de prévention du sida (Crips) publient une première étude exploratoire décrivant la situation sociale, les comportements sexuels et le recours aux soins des personnes trans.
Etude : premières données sur l'état de santé des personnes trans en France
Les résultats d'une étude sur l'état de santé des personnes trans en France viennent d'être rendue publique. Act Up pointe tous les manques - juridiques et sanitaires - qui conduisent à une précarisation excessive de la population trans face au VIH notamment. Les résultats de cette enquête exploratoire intitulée "Transsexuel( le)s : conditions de vie, santé perçue et comportements sexuels", menée sur internet en 2007 par le CRIPS Île-de-France et Act Up -Paris, sont les premières données sur l'état de santé des personnes trans en France.

Rencontre du troisième sexe
Quelques semaines après la condamnation par les prud'hommes d'une société pour le licenciement discriminatoire d'un salarié transsexuel, entre 500 000 et 700 000 personnes ont défilé, samedi 28 juin, dans les rues de Paris à l'occasion de la 7e Marche des fiertés lesbiennes, gay, bi et trans. Avec cette année, comme mot d'ordre : une école sans discrimination.

Lithuania pays transsexual $63,140 for surgery

Lithuania has paid 40,000 euros ($63,140) for a citizen to undergo a full sex change operation abroad because the government missed a July 1 deadline, set by a European court, to adopt a domestic gender reassignment law.

Discriminación entre personas "trans" por imagen y conducta
Dentro del colectivo TTT puede creerse que si eres una mujer transexual deberían de gustarte los varones o a la inversa, pero el problema viene cuando no sucede así, o no adoptan los comportamientos enteros de su nuevo sexo, reveló un sondeo.

Travestis toman la palabra con su periódico
El primer medio latinoamericano nutrido de la creatividad transexual acaba de sacar su segundo número.

Directora transexual de Córdoba comunicó su reasignación sexual al Ministerio de Educación
"Verónica" Giordano, la directora transexual del IPEM 315 de la ciudad de esta ciudad, envió este martes un telegrama al Ministerio de Educación provincial, a cargo del profesor Walter Grahovac, para comunicar que ha comenzado a realizar su expediente que tiene como fin la cirugía de cambio de sexo, y la reasignación del nombre femenino en todos los documentos públicos y privados.

India's gay rights movement comes out
Excerpt: Though the crowd grew bolder and rowdier by the mile, the march proved tame by San Francisco standards; most people dressed conservatively, with the exception of a handful of hijras, or transsexuals, who wore sparkling saris.

[New Zealand]
Carter to announce anti-bullying plan
Education Minister Chris Carter is tomorrow expected to announce a major new initiative to combat bullying against LGBT people in schools.

Workshop probes MSM, Transgender and HIV in the islands
A three-day sexual minority group workshop on MSM (men who have sex with men), Transgender and HIV facilitated by the Pacific Islands AIDS Foundation ended on June 25 in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

Group of Citizens Seek to Improve Police Accountability
A group of community activists rallied together Tuesday afternoon, calling for a change in police procedure.
Following the video beating of Duanna Johnson, a fight of a different kind has been ignited. A crackdown on all police brutality. (vídeo)
Group Demands Change in Police Procedure
The videotaped beating of a transsexual woman by a Memphis police officer has outraged civil liberties groups. Tuesday night a community coalition took their demands to the Memphis City Council.

[USA] [Commentary]
House Committee Holds She-Male Hearing: Why?

Unreported in most of the media last week was the first congressional hearing ever held on alleged "transgender discrimination" in the workplace. This hearing was to offset the overwhelming opposition that arose last year from fellow democrats who forced the removal from the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) of language for special rights for she-males, drag queens, cross dressers, and those having sex changes with operations or hormones. This hearing was a charade attempting to show how normal these lifestyles are.
[Blog/Commentary] Congress comes out to the Transgender Community - Part 3
"Our Opposition Testifies Against Us"