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domingo, fevereiro 01, 2009

Transexuales para el ejército de Chacón
Carmen Chacón ordena que se elimine el pene como condición para entrar en las fuerzas armadas.

"NHS is exploiting my life" - claims transsexual
A TRANSSEXUAL, angry at an NHS advertising campaign that depicts a man wearing makeup, says her lifestyle has been exploited for the sake of a poster.

Peru: News cameras capture inhuman beating, undressing and humiliation of transgender street worker
In my previous work with individuals seeking political asylum in the United States based on their sexual orientation (and their fear of persecution should they be sent back home), I often would read articles and reports of violent beatings and abuse, particularly of transgender individuals, at the hands of authorities or entire communities.

[USA] [Blog/Law/Commentary]
Illinois refusing to recognize gender transitions
Not all of them - but a lot of them. Like most states (but not all - no thanks to you, Ohio, Idaho and Tennessee), Illinois has a law that entitles individuals to an amended birth certificate following gender confirmation surgery. I have argued elsewhere that this surgical requirement is unnecessary and unjust, because it imposes serious hardships on a large number of otherwise eligible individuals. However, requiring proof of surgery is presently the law in most places (with the United Kingdom and Spain being notable exceptions).

Schools hit with fine from 2006 lawsuit
A federal judge has sanctioned Gary Community School Corp. for failing to turn over documents to lawyers for a former student who is suing the district for barring him from the senior prom because he was wearing a pink gown.

[MA, USA] [News/Commentary]
Driver's licenses let applicants pick gender
The state of Massachusetts, which has been at the forefront of normalizing homosexual relationships in law, has taken a bold new step to allow applicants for drivers licenses to select their gender on official documents.