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quarta-feira, Agosto 26, 2009

[Brasil]
Travesti que arrasou no Ídolos fala com exclusividade ao Mix sobre música e mudança de sexo
Na semana passada, a maquiadora Lívia Mendonça, de 20 anos, surpreendeu os jurados e o Brasil ao cantar divinamente uma música da cantora Maria Bethânia no reality show Ídolos, da Rede Record. (Foto)

[UK]
Ex-Blue Peter presenter rapped for branding transsexual
Comments made by a former Blue Peter presenter about a woman featured in a special show to mark 50 years of the children's TV favourite were 'offensive, insensitive and personally hurtful', the broadcasting watchdog said.
Peter Duncan described the woman, who appeared on the show in 1978 playing household objects as musical instruments, as 'this sort of half man, half woman, or in transition'.

Blue Peter's Peter Duncan's transsexual comments 'offensive', Ofcom says

[UK]
Man in Wales Performs Self-Serve Sex-Change Surgery
A transwoman in Newport, South Wales, was so determined to shed her male identity that she took up cutting implements and did the job herself in the family bathroom.
Man Performs Own Sex Change

[Germany/South Africa]
SAfrican Runner In Gender Row Returns Home A Heroine
World champion South African runner Caster Semenya, whose victory has been overshadowed by a gender testing row, returned home to a heroine's welcome on Tuesday.
Caster Semenya mobbed on her return home to South Africa as report suggests she had three times the female level of testosterone in body
Semenya row cuts deep
Caster Semenya has 'high testosterone levels'
Semenya tiene el triple de hormonas masculinas
[Blog/Commentary] Caster Semenya - An Intersex Perspective
[Blog/Commentary] How Legitimate is the "Gender Complaint" Against Caster Semenya?

[Poland/USA] [Blog/People/Sports]
Stella Walsh (Olson) (1911 –1980) athlete
Stanisława Walasiewiczówna was born near Rypin, Poland. Her family emigrated to the United Sates when she was three months old. They lived in Cleveland.

[Zimbabwe]
Husband, hermaphrodite wife rapes girl
A 36-year-old woman from Chiredzi who is believed to be a hermaphrodite ganged up with her husband and allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl, in a unique case that has raised the debate on whether she is able to use both her sexual organs.

[USA] [News/Science]
Higher level of testosterone in women linked to choice of risky careers
The battle of the sexes rages on, this time from the trading floor. While there has long been debate about the social and biological differences between men and women, new research by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the University of Chicago's Department of Comparative Human Development explores how the hormone testosterone plays an important role in gender differences in financial risk aversion and career choice.

[USA]
TSA rules now require gender declaration in order to fly
As of August 15, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires airline passengers to provide legal name, date of birth, and gender in order to book a domestic flight.

[AZ, USA]
Tucson man convicted in attack on transsexual Vietnam veteran
A Tucson man was convicted of assault and disorderly conduct Monday for attacking a transsexual Vietnam veteran, who testified that her assailant mocked her before the attack.