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quinta-feira, Abril 16, 2009

[Natureza]
Aumento rápido do nível dos oceanos este século
Um estudo científico diz que, em poucas décadas, subida pode chegar aos três metros


[Natureza]
EUA subiram 17% a emissão de gases de efeito estufa
Dados são da Agência de Protecção Ambiental do governo norte-americano


[Germany]
Intersex Tennis Player Cleared for Women's Tour
German tennis player Sarah Gronert has been cleared to compete in the Women's Tennis Association tour, which will make her the first intersex player to play in the top league of professional tennis.

[India]
The ‘third sex’ - ready to vote, but want better lives
Twirling a lock of his shoulder-length hair, Suleiman (name changed) who goes by the name Sulekha stared at a pocket mirror. Checking the lipstick shade twice over, he sighed: “I want to vote - but what good will it do to me? How will it help my community?”.

[China]
In Changsha: Demonstration for the right to be a woman
Yesterday morning, two young male to female transsexuals took to the streets of Changsha City, Hunan Province. They carried banners saying: "I want to have a sex change and live my life as a woman" and "Even if I die from it, I want a sex change, one day as a woman would be worth it".(Photo)

[Philippines]
Three nabbed for robbing a crossdresser in Parañaque
Police arrested three men for robbing a transvestite in Parañaque City, past midnight Tuesday.

[Australia]
Gender clinic closure fears
Concerns have been raised over the restructuring of Melbourne’s Monash Gender Dysphoria Clinic.
The clinic, which provides treatment for people undergoing gender reassignment, is reviewing their current structure and resourcing services.
However, reports that the centre will no longer be able to provide service or treatment have been denied.


[Canada] [Letters to the Editor]
Budget panned –
Excerpt: I would rather pay the $700,000 for the transgendered to get their operations than let Eddie and Iris suck up to the CEOs; at least the transgendered are trying to change.
[Commentary] Defunding sex-changes is not discrimination
[Commentary] Any way you cut it, health care costs
Alberta government facing human rights complaint over sex change funding
Alberta will fund final 50 sex-change operations
Province retreats on sex changes

[ID, USA]
Judge won't dismiss case of woman charged with murder
Excerpt: Kolestani, a transgender woman who was born male, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Ehsan Velayati Kababian last year in Twin Falls. (Photo)

[CO, USA]
Light a Candle for Angie Zapata
The murder trial for Angie Zapata began today. Zapata was just 17 when she was brutally murdered in her Greeley, Colorado apartment last summer after her suspected killer, Allen Andrade, spent the night and found out she was transgender.
Transgender murder sparks debate over hate crime laws
Process begins in transgender case
Angie Zapata honored with stories, smiles, tears
Zapata remembered at candlelight vigil