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sexta-feira, setembro 12, 2008

A pedido da direcção da associação, o logotipo da Opus Gay foi retirado deste blog. Poderão, no entanto, encontrá-lo no blog das Panteras Rosa, entre outros.

A editora

Eduarda Santos

Activista transexual independente

Uma lição com 306,5 milhões de anos
Descoberta nos EUA é um alerta para o momento climático actual.
Há cerca de 306,5 milhões de anos, o planeta Terra sofreu um período de aquecimento global que provocou graves danos na fauna e flora dessa época.

[UK] [Blog/Commentary]
The Real Life Test: to be or not to be, that is the question
I am not a medical or other form of psych clinician. but a legal advisor. However, I have 35 years experience of the trans community, as a member & as a phone support worker. I have also run a national FTM support organization for 19 years, as well as co-running what has been the world's most successful lobby and legal campaign for transpeople; Press for Change. I am now Chair of Transgender Europe, President of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, and Professor of Equalities Law, at the School of Law , in Manchester Metropolitan University.

[Saudi Arabia]
From abayas to thobes
Asmaa and Samar were known by residents of their hometown in the southern Saudi town of Al-Nimas as two sisters, Al-Watan reported. Their lives were changed forever when they learnt they had in fact been born male. They had to undergo gender reassignment surgery to correct the problem.

Taught to spot problem when they're young
Counsellors take courses to handle gender-confused kids

APD cracks down on solicitation
Atlanta police have made a handful of arrests at three city intersections known as gathering spots for transvestite prostitutes.

Transgender discrimination survey launched by National Center for Transgender Equality and National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
"This is an absolutely critical national effort. We urge all transgender and gender non-conforming people to take the survey to help guide us in making better laws and policies that will improve the quality of life for all transgender people. We need everyone's voice in this, everyone's participation."— Mara Keisling, Executive Director, National Center for Transgender Equality
Respond to the survey online at

Transgender YU professor stirs up controversy
At Yeshiva University in New York City, the battle over the status of Joy Ladin, a tenured English professor and Amherst, Mass. resident who recently underwent gender alteration, has culminated in an unofficial reinstatement. But as Ladin reassumed her duties this week, some questioned the university's decision.

[USA] [Blog/People/Television]
'America's Next Top Model': Isis almost eliminated
Marylander Isis, a transgendered contestant, was nearly eliminated last night in America's Next Top Model.

[GA, USA] [Film]
Identity crisis
Excerpt: But Argentine director Lucia Puenzo allows viewers to put a human face on the issues in her film "XXY," opening Sept. 12 at Midtown Art Cinema. The film may be just the education some viewers need to really begin to understand intersex people.