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sábado, Janeiro 10, 2009

[Brasil]
Travesti aprovada em doutorado fala ao Mix sobre a realidade de trans em ambientes acadêmicos
No dia 4 de janeiro, o jornal "Folha de São Paulo" publicou uma matéria contando a história da cearense Luma Andrade, que seria a primeira travesti a entrar num curso de doutorado no País, segundo informações da ABGLT.
Travesti vence preconceito e é a 1ª pessoa nessa situação a fazer doutorado

[Brasil]
PR: Justiça autoriza que trans mude de nome
Mais um transexual brasileiro ganha na Justiça o direito a mudar de nome sem precisar se submeter à cirurgia de readequação sexual. Em decisão inédita no estado, o juiz paranaense Fernando Swain Ganem deu parecer permitindo que a transexual C.A., que prefere manter seu nome em sigilo, abandone seu nome masculino.

[UK]
Roofer 'admitted the 1997 murder of transsexual'
A Leeds roofer accused of murdering a transsexual prostitute in 1997 admitted the crime during a prison visit, his partner has claimed.
Leeds accused 'never met' murdered transexual

[Switzerland]
Court orders Swiss health insurance to pay for sex change
The European Court of Human Rights Thursday awarded a Swiss transexual 15,000 euros (20,500 dollars) after her country's health insurance refused to pay for her sex change operation.

[Suécia]
Cristina da Suécia, ícone feminista e crossdresser, inspira discussões 320 anos após sua morte
Pelos pensamentos, palavras e obras e pelos fatos que cercaram seu nascimento, juventude, maturidade e fim de vida, a trajetória da Rainha de Cristina - mais tarde conhecida como Maria Christina Alexandra ou Conde Dohna - que governou a Suécia por 22 anos, parece a mais inverossímel das histórias.

[Uganda]
Some Justice in Uganda
In a pre-Christmas court ruling in Uganda, one of the world's most homophobic countries, a judge found in favor of that nation's leading LGBT activist, Victor Mukasa, a transgendered lesbian, and a fellow activist in a lawsuit the two brought based on a 2005 police raid on Mukasa's home.

[PA, USA]
News Briefing (PAC keeps after Morris records)
Members of the city's Police Advisory Commission are continuing to discuss the possibility of signing a confidentiality agreement prior to reviewing records related to the Nizah Morris homicide, which are housed at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office.
Morris, 47, was a transgender woman who received a courtesy ride from Philadelphia police on Dec. 22, 2002, and was discovered with a head wound shortly afterward. She died two days later.

[IN, USA]
Arrest in Murder of Transwoman and Partner
Federal and Fort Wayne police have arrested Christopher Conwell, 20, for the murder of Taysia Elzy, a transwoman, and her partner Michael Hunt in Broad Ripple, Indiana, on December 26.

[GA, USA]
Gay candidate apologizes for anti-trans comments
A gay man expected to formally announce his campaign for Atlanta City Council this week is apologizing for remarks he made three years ago when he said transgender people and drag queens were on the fringe of society and hurt the gay equality movement.

[TX,USA]
Memorial set for homeless trans woman
Gale’s death highlights problems in how shelters deal with trans people; Bridge director promises not to turn away any trans person