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quinta-feira, janeiro 01, 2009

London Library offers Trannsexual people for rent
Not exactly what your thinking. It's not an escort service, it's a Library. Those crazy Brits have come up with a living library that isn't filled with books but people, you borrow, spend time with, and return.

Makeup for transvestites caught
Personnel from the Central Prison administration have arrested some Asian workers for attempting to smuggle cosmetics to transvestite inmates, reports Alam Alyawm daily.

Andrade faces habitual offender tag
The man accused of killing a transgender woman in Greeley this summer could likely face extra time if he’s not convicted as charged.
Man accused in transgender death faces new charge

Openly transgender minister ordained
First United Lutheran Church in San Francisco, the first Lutheran church to ordain an openly LGBT pastor in the 1990s, recently welcomed a new queer member of the ministry. Jay Wilson, now one of the few openly transgender pastors in San Francisco, was ordained by Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries and installed as a pastor at First United last month.

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
Lynn Conway: APA’s inadequate response to bad GID prevalence data
In August 2008, the APA 'Task Force on Gender Identity and GenderVariance' published numerical values for the prevalence of "genderidentity disorder' that were known to be false at the time.

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
Dr. Robert Spitzer: “DSM-V process can hardly be described as ‘transparent’ and ‘open’”
The Los Angeles Times has a recent piece out (December 29, 2008) on how the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, entitled DSM psychiatry manual’s secrecy criticized. The subheader for the piece is The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is being revised under a cloak of confidentiality. Critics say the process needs to be open, and cite potential conflicts of interest.

Second Transgender Shooting Rocks Memphis
A second transgender woman who worked as a prostitute has been shot in Memphis, reports 24 News, a local ABC affiliate.
Leeneshia Edwards remains in critical condition after being shot at close range around 5AM in south Memphis on December 23.

Homicide suspect arrested at IPFW
What police said began as an Internet chat room conversation resulted in a double homicide in Indianapolis and the arrest of the suspected killer Wednesday morning in an Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne dorm.
Double-slaying suspect nabbed at IPFW dorm
Man arrested in Broad Ripple murders
Fort Wayne man arrested in 2 Broad Ripple killings
Arrest made in Taysia Elzy case; IMPD to establish LGBT liaison