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quarta-feira, julho 29, 2009

Protocolo assinado hoje em Penamacor - Espanha cede 20 linces-ibéricos para reprodução em cativeiro em Portugal
Até ao final deste ano, Portugal deverá receber 20 exemplares de lince-ibérico (Lynx pardinus), vindos de três centros de reprodução em Espanha. O Fado, o Eucalipto, a Espiga e a Erika são alguns dos animais visados por um protocolo assinado ao início da tarde de hoje entre o ministro do Ambiente e a sua homóloga espanhola em Penamacor, junto à Reserva Natural da Malcata.

Descarga mata dezenas de peixes
Espécie protegida afectada em São Martinho do Porto

Novela da Record constrói personagem trans com sensibilidade e jeito real
A Rede Record provou na última segunda-feira, 27, que mesmo em uma emissora declaradamente evangélica não há como fugir da presença da diversidade sexual no cotidiano das pessoas. No capítulo que foi ao ar na segunda da novela “Mutantes – Caminhos do Coração”, o ótimo Gilberto Grawonski (foto) entrou na trama como a trans Valquíria Star, que volta da Itália à vida da filha e de sua ex para pedir perdão pelo sumiço.

UN: Brazilian Gay, Lesbian Group May Join Debates
The United Nations granted official status to a gay and lesbian organization from Brazil on Monday, allowing it to participate in U.N. meetings ranging from health to human rights.
ABGLT ganha status consultivo junto à ONU
Acredita ONU a organización gay brasileña
ONG brasileira é a primeira do Sul a conquistar status consultivo junto à ONU

Participantes são agredidos no World OutGames 2009
Considerado uma maneira de celebrar o orgulho gay nos esportes, o World OutGames 2009, que está sendo realizado em Copenhague, Dinamarca, teve como desfecho da primeira noite muitos participantes agredidos, vítimas de homofóbicos contrários ao evento.

Transsexual says college failed to address harassment
Janet Merner hasn’t had an easy life. As a transsexual, she says she’s been teased, denied jobs and, most recently, forced to quit school because of constant harassment.
(Photo: David Bebee, Record staff - Janet Merner, front and friend Jenna MacAskill protest outside of Conestoga College. Merner claims she was discriminated against by the college due to being a transgender person)

[USA] [News/Commentary]
Transgender prisoners sentenced to rape
Prison officials need to do more to protect inmates from sexual assault. And there is one group of inmates whose vulnerability has gone all but unnoticed -- and that's people who are transgender.

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
Transsexual bashing: An ugly reality in the closet
Good News: Over the years since the Stonewall riot and through the work of Harvey Milk, the gay community has made some progress toward equality and tolerance in our culture.
Bad News: This progress for homosexuals and lesbians has not been the case for those who are transsexual.

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
A Mother’s Tale: Life With An Adult Transsexual Child, pt 5
Some time ago, my mother wrote a piece about what life is like living through the transition of her son to her daughter. This is the final part of the article. I want to thank all the people who have read what my mother wrote. Too often we hear from the gays, lesbians and transpeople in the Community, but we often do not hear the stories of the parents. That is changing too. Thank you.

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
Is Isis King Distancing Herself From the Trans Community?
Last Friday Larry King featured several trans guests in a show called "The Secret Life of Transgenders." Included were Alexis Arquette, Stu Rasmussen, Ryan Sallans, and Isis King. You may remember Isis last year from being the first transwoman to ever be on America's Next Top Model.

[USA] [Blog/Television]
Dr. Phil to Re-Air Problematic Transgender Episode
The Dr. Phil program plans to re-air an October 2008 episode that misrepresents transgender children and features the biased view of an anti-LGBT activist.

Ark. woman's death was 'God's choice,' N.J. voodoo priest says
Houngan Hector Salva, a native of Vineland, claims he can improve people's fortunes, get the incarcerated out of jail and return lost lovers. But he, too, answers to a creator who does not grant interviews.
That's why the mysterious death earlier this month of Lucie Marie Hamilton, 20, a male-to-female transgender woman from Little Rock, Ark., who traveled to the voodoo priest's home in Camden County for a spiritual cleansing, can't be solved on an earthly level, he said.

She Waited More Than 70 Years to Become a Woman
There are the two lesbians who are celebrating a seventy-year romance. And now a septuagenarian who clocks in as one of the oldest transexuals in America to undergo survery. What makes Renee Ramsey of Philadelphia so special — besides her age? Well for one, she's a 20-year military vet.

Federal Judge Says State Not Obligated to Pay for Sex-Change Surgery
New York state is not obligated to pay for gender reassignment surgery for a Medicaid recipient, even though it provided coverage for individual procedures that are necessary preliminaries to the change, a federal judge in Buffalo has determined.
Western District of New York Judge Charles J. Siragusa in Rochester ruled that Morgana Ravenwood's constitutional rights under the 14th Amendment were not violated by the denial of coverage.

No Medicaid for Sex Changes in New York

Survey: Third of Mass. transgendered weigh suicide
Nearly a third of transgender residents in Massachusetts have considered suicide according to a new survey by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.