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quinta-feira, Março 05, 2009

[Nuclear]
Brasil: Autorizada construção 3.ª central nuclear de Angra
A construção da terceira central nuclear do Complexo de Angra dos Reis, no Brasil, projectada há 21 anos e que deverá estar pronta em 2014, foi autorizada, anunciou hoje o Instituto do Ambiente brasileiro, que deu a «luz verde».

[España]
El asesino de dos chicos gays, condenado a 20 años por el incendio de la casa
La Audiencia Provincial de Vigo, una vez conocido el veredicto del jurado popular, que está obligada a acatar, ha condenado a 20 años de prisión al autor confeso de la muerte de dos chicos homosexuales a los que asestó hasta 57 puñaladas, aunque lo ha hecho por un delito de incendio. La sentencia también lo obliga a indemnizar a la aseguradora. La sentencia lo absuelve por la muerte de los dos chicos debido a los eximentes de “legítima defensa” y “miedo insuperable”, tal y como dictaminó el jurado.

[Australia]
Concern over ‘misconceived’ transsexualism
Transgender activists are concerned about media representations of a man who underwent gender reassignment surgery but is now suing psychiatrists at the Monash Medical Centre.
The man, 66, believes his transsexualism was ‘misconceived’ and that psychiatrists wrongly assessed he should undergo gender reassignment surgery to become a woman.

[ID, USA]
City leaders reject discrimination resolution
The Moscow City Council has voted down an attempt to amend the city's nondiscrimination policy to cover transgendered people.
The council voted 5-1 to change the city's employment policy to ban discrimination based on gender expressions or identity.

[MN, USA]
Transgender kids: How young is too young for a sex change?
Excerpt: In 1980, the term "gender identity disorder" debuted in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the psychologist' s bible. Since then, the definition has been revised and become increasingly controversial. Now, mere mention of the term can set off activists, who say that like homosexuality, gender variance, as they prefer to call it, is simply a variation within the human range of normal.