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terça-feira, dezembro 09, 2008

Transexuais organizam piquenique no Ibirapuera
O Projeto Terça Trans, que discute aspectos relevantes na vida de travestis, transexuais e transgêneros, realizará no domingo, 14, um piquenique no Parque do Ibirapuera, em São Paulo, para celebrar a chegada do fim do ano.

Gays protest outside the Vatican in support of UN declaration
Excerpt: The French initiative is backed by all EU nations along with Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, Ukraine, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. In the Americas the most notable absence is the United States. Canada has signed up alongside Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Uruguay.

Hunger strike by transgender to show solidarity with Sri Lankan Tamils
For the first time, instead of raising voices for their own issues, hoards of transgender gathered here today to served a hunger strike to show solidarity with the ethnic Tamils in Sri Lanka.

[South Korea]
Minorities Call for Rights Not to Be Discriminated
Groups of gays and lesbians announced a declaration of their rights on Wednesday to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations, to enhance public awareness.

[New Zealand] [Blog/Commentary]
What Value are Twin Studies?
Its usually interesting to identify the starting biases of commentators when they have something to say on transsexualism. The statements below demonstrate quite clearly that, at least so far as the author is concerned, all transsexuals start out as either cross-dressers or transvestites. In this he is simply expressing a received wisdom. The statements are no more than transgenderism writ large: but are they correct?

Una mirada a la aceptación de la diversidad sexual
Hay avances en el camino de la aceptación a la diversidad sexual en Cuba, pero todavía falta bastante por recorrer. Esa podría ser la conclusión de un reciente sondeo de opinión realizado por SEMlac entre medio centenar de personas de todas las regiones de la isla.

Si SCJN ampara a transexual, ganarán los derechos humanos: abogado del caso.
Si la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación (SCJN) decide amparar a la persona transexual que interpuso un juicio para borrar de su acta de nacimiento la anotación marginal que explica el nombre y el sexo que tenía antes de cambiarlos legalmente, ganarán los derechos humanos, dijo a NotieSe Víctor Hugo Flores, abogado del caso.
Transexualidad y derechos

Parents irked by policy allowing transgendered access
Two San Rafael parents are upset by a school policy that allows students who identify as a different gender to use the restrooms and locker rooms assigned to that gender.