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quinta-feira, Setembro 04, 2008

[UK/USA]
Angela Morley (1924 - ) saxophonist, composer, arranger
Excerpt: Wally transitioned to Angela Morley in 1972. Then she moved to Los Angeles. She was nominated for an Oscar for orchestrating and arranging the music for the film The Little Prince, 1974 and The Slipper and the Rose, 1976. She scored many episodes of Dallas, Dynasty, Wonder Woman and many other series. She did most of the music for Watership Down, 1978.
She now lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. 3 Emmy Awards for arranging.

[Kenya]
My Rights Abused, Says Double-Sex Prisoner
A hermaphrodite who is seeking to be released from Kamiti maximum security prison wants a report about his medical and physical condition tabled in court.

[México]
Aprueban Ley de Cambio de Sexo en el DF
Con el voto en contra del PAN, la Asamblea Legislativa aprobó La ley de cambio de sexo en el Distrito Federal, con la cual las personas transexuales y transgénero podrán modificar su identidad en su acta de nacimiento.
(ALDF) ADMITE CAMBIO DE SEXO; PODRAN SUPLIR ACTA DE NACIMIENTO
La Asamblea Legislativa del Distrito Federal (ALDF) validó la reforma al Código Civil, impulsada por el Partido Social Demócrata, que permitirá cambio de sexo, en el acta de nacimiento, a quien decida someterse a una reasignación sexo-genérica.

[Argentina]
Imán de radio
Periodista, voz inquietante, depiladora de señores y mucho más, Ariana Cano abre las puertas de su mundo todos los viernes a la noche para los oyentes de Radiozonica. No se olvida del largo camino que debió recorrer para reconocerse como lo que es, una mujer trans. Las razones del orgullo, a la vista. (Foto)

[Argentina]
La Legislatura, por la identidad de género
El vicepresidente Primero de la Legislatura porteña, Diego Santilli, y la diputada Diana Maffía anunciaron el martes, en una conferencia que se realizó en el Salón Eva Perón, el decreto que determina el respeto a la identidad de género en las dependencias del Poder Legislativo de la Ciudad. Acompañados por la presidenta de la Asociación de Lucha por la identidad Travesti y Transexual, festejaron el avance de esta política de inclusión.

[USA]
Majority of Americans Agree That Transgender Employees Should Be Judged by Job Performance, Not Gender Identity
According to a recent national survey, seven out of ten heterosexual adults (71%) agree that how an employee performs at their job should be the standard for judging an employee, not whether or not they are transgender. The new survey also showed that nearly eight out of ten (79%) heterosexual adults strongly or somewhat agree that how an employee does his or her job should be the standard for judging an employee, not their sexual orientation.

[FL, USA]
Transgenders get home of their own
Excerpt: The house is the region's first residential haven for HIV-positive transgender patients, a place for people besieged not only by gender-identity issues but also by health concerns and drug abuse. The city of Orlando's Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program arranged the accommodations while the Center for Multicultural Wellness and Prevention paid the rent. Together, they opened the home July 1.

[PA, USA]
Transgender inmate sues jail staff, wardens
A transgender inmate at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility has filed two federal lawsuits against numerous guards and prison officials, alleging he was subjected to physical abuse and sexually explicit taunting.


[FL, USA]
A transgender woman's difficult job search
Excerpt: Even the first steps of applying raise problems. During transition, legal names and driver's licenses sometimes don't match, which automatically requires explanation on applications. And when prospective employers call references who know nothing about the change from Jim to Julie, trans persons' entire work history can be thrown into question. (Photo)

[USA] [Blog/Books]
Transgender Themes in Science Fiction
Editors' note: Cheryl Morgan is a science fiction critic who takes a particular interest in feminist and gender issues. Her online book review magazine, Emerald City, won a Hugo Award in 2004. While the magazine has now ceased publication, Cheryl still occasionally writes about books and gender at her personal blog, Cheryl's Mewsings.