Transfofa em Blog

Um espaço especial e pessoal, para dar relevo a cada momento único - Bem Vind@ ao meu Blog!

quarta-feira, Janeiro 07, 2009

[Internacional]
Declaração pró-gays apresentada pela França na ONU é aprovada
A declaração apresentada por representantes da França no mês de dezembro na Assembléia Geral das Nações Unidas que pede o fim da criminalização da homossexualidade em determinados países foi aprovada e já é um documento oficial da ONU.

[USA/International]
Doctors Urge Puberty Blockers for Children Considering Sex Change
An international medical organization has recommended that children as young as 12 who question their sexual identity should be given drugs to block the physical changes of puberty.

[Europe] [Commentary]
Comment: Trans discrimination must no longer be tolerated
Excerpt: One case, which received media attention, was the murder in Portugal of a homeless, HIV-positive, Brazilian transgender woman, called Gisberta (Luna) Salce Junior.
She was tortured and raped by a group of young men, thrown into a well and left to die.

[UK]
Murder accused 'left palm print'
A man accused of killing a transsexual prostitute was arrested a decade later because he left his palm print at the scene, the Old Bailey heard.
'Transsexual blackmailed stars'
Palm print linked Leeds roofer to murder of transsexual, court told

[Nigeria]
CAF to introduce gender testing
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to introduce gender testing before the next African Women Championship in 2010.
Equatorial Guinea hosted and won the last edition, but its victory was tainted by protests from Cameroun and Nigeria that two of the players used were men.

[USA]
TransFaith Online: Let the T not be silent
One of the challenges that transgender people face as we seek out spiritual community is that all too often "LGBT" really only means lesbian and gay. Congregations that call themselves inclusive are too often uneducated and ill-equipped to welcome a transgender person who walks through their door.