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sábado, Novembro 22, 2008

[Natureza]
Amazónia pode deixar de existir
Afirmação foi proferida durante a conferência «Amazónia em Perpectiva», que debateu o estado da maior floresta tropical do mundo e o seu futuro

[Europe]
Transgender people face fear and hate across Europe
Attitudes towards gays and lesbians in much of Europe and around the world may have made remarkable advances over the last 20 years, even if some regions of the EU are more hospitable than others. But for transgender people, discrimination, marginalisation and outright hostility remain part of daily experience.

[International]
Transgender Remembrance Day
November 20th marks Transgender Remembrance Day, which takes on a special significance in a world awakening to the need for unity among all people. In observing this day, the Gayglers — the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) group within Google — extend their wholehearted support to the LGBT community at large, as we reflect on the senseless violence perpetrated against transgender people around the world.
Transgender Day of Remembrance offers vigil, support
Transgender victims of violence mourned at Watsonville Plaza on day of remembrance
Vigil honors Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance - Africa
Remarks from Memorial Vigil
The Value of a Life
Disposable People
TDOR: Some Personal Thoughts


[UK]
Education minister reveals new guidance for schools on gender identity
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Children, Young People and Families has said that new guidance is being developed for schools on gender and gender identity.

[UK]
Bi-dentity card
BRITS undergoing a sex change are to be allowed two national ID cards, one male and one female.
The Government yesterday revealed they are making special provisions for people with a “dual-gendered life” — like Big Brother’s Nadia Almada.
One for each sex: 'Transgender' individuals to get two ID cards

[Germany]
Sex-change vaulter takes the big leap
Excerpt: This month, Buschbaum, who was sixth at the Sydney Olympics, has had gender reassignment surgery after months of steroid treatment. He has changed his first name to Balian, inspired by the character of a blacksmith in a movie called Kingdom of Heaven.

[India]
Once a man, Jayshree is now chased by eunuchs
Babobhai at the age of 16 realised that he was a woman trapped in a man's body. Almost 25 years after realising that, this villager from Botad underwent a sex-change operation to liberate his feminine inner self at the age of 41. He christened himself Jayshree. Two years later, Jayshree has realised it is difficult being a woman in a man's world!

[Vietnam]
Doctors re-identify intersex child’s gender
Doctors from a southern pediatrics hospital are conducting both testicular and ovarian tests on a six-year-old intersex child to identify his “real” sex, a doctor said on Wednesday.

[Japan]
Bra for the boys an online bestseller in Japan
Who said bras are only for women? A Japanese online lingerie retailer is selling bras for cross-dressing men and they've quickly become one of its most popular items.

[Australia]
Those not on the List
Excerpt: This day after the Transgender Day of Remembrance, we should also remember those whose names do not appear on the list - because they suicided, or are still alive in body, even if damaged in mind.

[USA]
2 transgender women murdered in Tenn., N.Y.
Two recent murders are raising alarm among gay activists about hate crimes and violence targeting transgender people.

[MI, USA]
Sylvia Guerrero: A mission from beyond
Sylvia Guerrero clutches her styrofoam coffee cup and stares out with blue grey eyes and a steely determination forged during the emotional wreckage that happened six years ago. Guerrero was in Lansing at the invitation of the Michigan State University Resident Hall Association and several LBGT student groups in advance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 21. She is a former law office employee who now spends her life devoted to telling her daughter's story. Her dead daughter's story. Her murdered transgender teenage daughter's story.