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domingo, julho 19, 2009

Police Sparkle at Trans Pride
On July 10-12, The National Trans Police Association took part in Sparkle, the largest Transgender celebration in the world, which was held on Canal Street at the heart of Manchester’s thriving LGBT village.

Equal benefits for trans people
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered that transgender women should benefit from the government's income support schemes, confirming their place as equal citizens of the country.

Sex-change clients file complaints
Five Red Deer and area sex change patients are among three dozen who have filed human rights complaints against Alberta Health for cutting off funding for sex-change surgery.

Running for change
Jennifer McCreath is a marathon runner, and she’s a she. But she hasn’t always been that way—at least on the outside.
In January of 2007, after a long battle with depression, she reached the conclusion that she had been dealing with Gender Identity Disorder—also known as Transsexualism. McCreath knew she wanted to become a biological woman. (Photo)

[USA] [Blog/News]
Another Victory and Another Step
Late last evening, a vote was held on the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Bill in the United States Senate. There has been some confusion about the meaning of the vote and what the next steps are, so I thought I’d write and clear it up as best as possible. Please understand that there are still some unknowns working out now.

[USA] [Health/Science]
Will Chromosome Y Go Bye-Bye?
What makes a man a man? Socially, that is a complicated question. Genetically, however, it is as simple as a single Y chromosome.
But guys, that chromosome is in trouble.
In a new study, researchers say there is a dramatic loss of genes from the human Y chromosome that eventually could lead to its complete disappearance -- in the next few millennia.

Conviction in shooting death of transgender woman
The manslaughter and hate crime verdict and Congress' recent moves to expand hate crime law bolster activists' hopes that the country will become more understanding of transgender people.
Justice for Lateisha Green
Human Rights Campaign Statement on Guilty Verdict in Lateisha Green Murder Trial
Task Force responds to guilty verdict in trial involving the killing of Lateisha Green
NY Jury: Transgender Murder Was Hate Crime
Guilty verdict in hate crime trial
DeLee Found Guilty in Trans Killing
GLAAD Statement On Guilty Verdict In The Killing of Lateisha Green
NY man guilty of hate crime in transgender slaying
DeLee: guilty of hate crime
Verdict In Lateisha Green Court Trial