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terça-feira, Setembro 30, 2008

[International]
La OII rechaza la idea de que nuestro sexo es un trastorno
L@s miembr@s de la OII rechazamos firmemente la idea de que nuestro sexo es un trastorno y por lo tanto repudiamos que se lo defina como una patología del "trastorno del desarrollo sexual" o un DSD en inglés.

[Europe]
Invitation to submit testimonies to a document concerning transgender rights breaches in Europe
ILGA-Europe (the European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Association) is currently compiling an advocacy document concerning transgender human rights breaches across Europe.

[Brasil]
Em Série
Ação policial conjunta prende no Espírito Santo um dos maiores serial killers de travestis

[Brasil]

Mata-me
Crimes homofóbicos ocorridos no Brasil viram tema de documentário. Estréia rola em Búzios. Excerto: Vagner de Almeida, autor de outros 3 documentários, é o diretor do doc. "Para os meus filmes entrevistei mais de mil pessoas que foram vítimas da homofobia. Para se ter uma idéia, 75% das travestis que entrevistei para o documentário "Basta um Dia" foram assassinadas."

[Brasil]

Desta época
Encarte dedicado a São Paulo da revista Época traz três matérias focadas em personagens gays e trans

[UK]
Manchester University Implements Restroom Signs For Transgender People
The University of Manchester is trying something new in the name of political correctness, posting signs on the restroom doors that say "toilets with urinals," and "toilets."
The signs are simply stuck over the universal symbol of a male, with his pant legs and a female, with the traditional triangular dress. This way, they say, transgender people will be able to choose which restroom to use with out feeling obligated to comply to being a gender they do not identify with.
Toilet signs 'too PC'
STUDENTS say new signs on toilets at their union building might be making their WC just a 'bit too PC'.

[Serbia]
Belgrade, sex-change center
Belgrade is the only global center where complete sex reassignment is possible in only one surgery, Novi Sad daily Dnevnik writes.

[Chile]
Study: Sexual Minorities Face Discrimination in Chile Schools
Discussion about homosexuality and transexuality is rare – or nonexistent – in Santiago public high schools, according to a study released last week by the Movement for Homosexual Integration and Liberation (MOVILH), one of Chile's leading sexual-minorities advocacy groups. The study also confirmed that prejudice and discrimination against sexual minorities are common realities within educational communities.