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quarta-feira, novembro 12, 2008

Descobertas células capazes de barrar mutação do HIV
De acordo com os resultados de uma pesquisa divulgados na revista científica Nature Medicine, pesquisadores norte-americanos e ingleses conseguiram desenvolver em laboratório células que são capazes de neutralizar a mutação do vírus HIV no organismo.

Imatra Vicar Plans Gender Reassignment Surgery
A local vicar for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Imatra has announced his intention to undergo gender reassignment surgery.

Is being a transsexual a sin?
Discrimination, oppression, injustice, endless are the woes of transsexuals, who seek a fair deal from society. But their woes continue, as the tinsel world too has begun to tease them on the big screen to generate a giggle or two at their expense...

Conflicts surface over sex-change racket
Following the abduction of an adolescent in a sex-change racket last week, conflicts have sprung up at Dasarahalli where many transgender groups live.

[Malaysia] [Letters to the Editor]
Dear fatwa council and Malaysians...
ON 23 October 2008, the National Fatwa Council of Malaysia issued a fatwa saying that tomboyism, where a girl behaves or dresses in what is seen as a boyish manner, is forbidden by Islam. According to the council chairman, Datuk Dr Abdul Shukor Husin, this decision was made because — in their reasoning — young women who behave like men will engage in lesbian sex.

Indonesian transgendered find refuge in Islamic school
Heavyset and wearing the pink Islamic headscarf and matching flowing clothes of a pious Indonesian housewife, 48-year-old Maryani says her penis is a gift from God.

Transexuales arriesgan la vida por falta de protocolo
la Secretaría de Salud federal recomendó a la ALDF “una coyuntural legal”, que permita estructurar lineamientos que respondan a las “vicisitudes” que este sector de la población padece en la búsqueda de la modificación de su condición.

Transgendered abuse victim found dead
The shooting death of a transgendered woman won't stop a planned lawsuit over her February beating at the hands of police, one of her attorneys said Monday. (Photo: Duanna Johnson)
[Blog/Commentary] Duanna Johnson Found Dead
TransGriot Note: Remember Duanna Johnson, whose beat down by Memphis cops was caught on tape a few months ago and led to a lawsuit against the Memphis Po-Po's?
Transgender woman killed in Memphis
[Blog/Commentary] And now Duanna Johnson Is Dead
Duanna Johnson Murdered "Execution-Style" in Memphis
Transgender Victim of Police Beating Found Dead in Memphis
Duanna Johnson's Death Will Not Stop MPD Lawsuit

Las actrices se preparan para protagonizar la historia de Einar, el primer transexual de la historia.
La actriz Charlize Theron y Nicole Kidman serán pareja en la adaptación cinematográfica de la biografía de las artistas Einar y Gerda Gottileb. The Danish Girl, nombre que llevará el filme, será dirigida por Arand Tucker y la responsable del guión será Lucinda Coxon.
N.Kidman jouera le premier transsexuel

Transgender Doctor Talks Sex Change Hospital
New reality series Sex Change Hospital (WE tv Tuesdays, 11 pm/ET) follows patients — from retired grandfathers to construction workers, businessman and office managers — as they undergo surgery to transition from one gender to another. We caught up with Dr. Marci Bowers (formerly Mark Bowers), who has performed over 550 male-to-female sexual reassignment surgeries, to find out more about the life-changing operations at her clinic in Trinidad, Colo., the compelling docudrama and the social stigmas involved with transgender patients.

Oregon town elects gender-queer mayor
Plenty of politicians reinvent themselves, but few do it quite like Silverton, Ore., mayor-elect Stu Rasmussen.
Mesmo vestido de mulher 24 horas por dia, prefeito de cidade americana se diz hétero

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
Autogynephilia: The Infallible Derogatory Hypothesis, Part 1
In the Third Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) in 1980, the American Psychiatric Association explained the reasons for removing the diagnostic category of homosexuality: [1]
“The crucial issue in determining whether or not homosexuality per se should be regarded as a mental disorder is not the etiology of the condition, but its consequences and the definition of mental disorder.” [2]

KU activists to celebrate Transgender Awareness Day
Kansas University’s Queers & Allies will be celebrating Transgender Awareness Day on Wednesday with activist and educator Debra Davis.