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quinta-feira, novembro 06, 2008

November 20 - Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 20 2008 is fast approaching once again and trans people (including, but not limited to, transsexual and transgender persons) still experience harassment, discrimination and hate crimes due to transphobia, an irrational fear and hatred of trans people based upon a personal characteristic.

The European Union Report Points To Lack Of Reforms In Turkey
According to the European Union’s progress report about Turkey, the reforms stalled, the military interfered in the politics again and no steps were taken towards strengthening the civil control.

Hermaphrodite child can choose gender
COLOMBIA'S constitutional court says a five-year-old child born with both female and male sexual organs can choose its own gender or maintain both, overruling the parents who want to make the child a boy.

La directora de una escuela es separada de su cargo tras pedir la adecuación sexual
El Ministerio de Educación de Córdoba separó del cargo la semana pasada a Verónica Giordano, directora transexual de una escuela de la provincia de Córdoba, en Argentina. Giordano busca desde marzo la autorización para su adecuación sexual. El Ministerio de Educación provincial separó a Giordano de su cargo por supuestos "problemas de convivencia entre adultos", según la explicación ministerial.

Travestis y transexuales llevan a cabo su segundo encuentro nacional en Santiago del Estero
Comenzó hoy en Santiago del Estero el Segundo Encuentro Trans de ATTTA Red Nacional, en el marco del proyecto de la FALGBT (Federación Argentina de lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Transexuales).

Doctor 'raped suicidal transsexual'
A SUICIDAL transsexual was allegedly assaulted and raped by a Melbourne doctor after she propositioned him while he was treating her slashed wrist, a court has heard.

Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Announced (Columbus)
Local and statewide organizations announce the 10th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil.

Silicone Breast Implants Might Raise Risk of Rare Lymphoma
Women with silicone breast implants may have a higher risk of developing a rare form of lymphoma, new research suggests.

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
ENDA, marriage equality and moving the ball forward
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I am elated at President-elect Obama's (how I love saying that phrase) resounding electoral college win, slightly dismayed at the margin of the popular vote (although it is practically a "mandate" compared to previous elections), and overwhelmingly sad at the level of prejudice displayed against LGBT people in California, Arizona, Arkansas and Florida. It is not yet clear whether California's Prop 8 will pass or not, but the closeness of it shows how many people are against us.