Transfofa em Blog

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

sábado, abril 11, 2009

Scottish LGBT organisation faces uncertain future
Staff at the Dumfries and Galloway Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender organisation may be facing redundancies after council bosses cut back on their funding.
The reduction comes after the Scottish government decided to end ring-fencing on minority funding awards which means that the council doesn’t have to spend the money.

Fiscalía formalizó denuncia penal en caso de travesti agredida en Tarapoto
La abogada y activista del movimiento lesbico-gay-trans peruano Susel paredes informó que la Fiscalia Mixta de Tarapoto formalizo la Denuncia Penal contra Huxton Valdivia Barrera, Carlos Arce Ríos y Edinson Dávila, los agresores de Techi, la travesti brutalmente agredida por ellos el pasado 29 de enero.

Gobierno chileno afianza compromiso con las minorias sexuales por Ley Antidiscriminatoria
En la cita en el Palacio de La Moneda quedó claro que la ley beneficia a todos los sectores discriminados del país, los cuales en definitiva constituyen una mayoría social. Frente a las presiones de algunos sectores para excluir a las minorías sexuales de la norma, el Gobierno fue enfático en señalar que no aceptará ello.

Activistas gays de Rusia condenados por promover la homosexualidad
Dos activistas gays de Rusia fueron declarados culpables de “promover la homosexualidad” el pasado lunes en la ciudad de Ryazan, al sudoeste de Moscú.

[Canada] [Blog/Commentary]
Alberta Delists Gender Reassignment Surgery Funding
This is a quick note for Canadian readers and those interested on the way of things for transfolk up here.
[Commentary/Petitions] Re-list Sex Reassignment Surgery Funding in Alberta
Province could be sued for delisting decision
Transsexuals gear up for fight

Activists expect swift action on hate crimes
After languishing in Congress for 12 years, hate crimes legislation is expected to see swift movement due to strong support from lawmakers and a sympathetic president in the White House.
Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, said the recent re-introduction of the bill in Congress was “one of the most important factors” in passing the legislation.

Transgender Day of Visibility takes nation, world by storm
The first ever international Transgender Day of Visibility was held March 31, and at the epicenter was metro Detroit - where the idea for the day began.
Local events for the day included a panel at Five15 Media, Mojo and More in Royal Oak, where over 30 people gathered to have a dialogue about transgender issues. The panel consisted of activist and public speaker John Corvino, Michael Layne of public relations firm Marx Layne and Company, Triangle Foundation Director Alicia Skillman and Transgender Michigan Co-founder Rachel Crandall.

Zapata commemorative ad has DA vexed
Prosecutors are worried that jury selection in next week's trial of a man accused of killing a transgender woman in Greeley in July has become a lot more complicated.
That's because 50 groups sponsored a full-page ad in 22 Colorado newspapers and purchased online advertising to commemorate the life and death of 18-year-old Angie Zapata. The ad ran Wednesday in newspapers ranging from the Westminster Window and Durango Herald to the Gazette in Colorado Springs. It did not appear in the Fort Collins Coloradoan or the Greeley Tribune.