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segunda-feira, Agosto 03, 2009

[Natureza]
As desculpas para abandonar os animais de estimação
Associações dizem que bichos já são «deitados fora» durante todo o ano e não apenas no Verão

[HIV/SIDA]
Equipa francesa identifica nova variante do vírus HIV/Sida
Uma equipa de virologistas franceses identificou uma nova variante do HIV tipo 1, o vírus que origina a maioria dos casos de Sida, geneticamente muito semelhante ao vírus da Imunodeficiência Simiana recentemente descoberto no gorila.
Descoberta nova variante do vírus HIV

[UK]
Transgender cabbie gets second chance
A transgender taxi driver has landed a new job within months of being allegedly sacked for wearing nail polish and a skirt.


[Ireland] [Film/People]
Vittoria colonna
She's an Italian-Irish firebrand and one of the hottest young filmmakers around. Entirely self-taught, Vittoria started her career directing music videos for Julie Feeney and Felix da Housecat. Her latest project, a feature-length documentary about the transgender community in Ireland, has been invited to screen at festivals around the world.
Her work has the nod of approval from a panel of industry luminaries including Jeremy Irons, Rebecca Miller, Jim Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan and Sinead Cusack. They were part of the panel of judges for the 2009 ICLL Human Rights Film Competition, and Identities scooped the grand prize.

[Netherlands/USA]
American-Dutch gay couples wed
The mayor of Amsterdam presided over the weddings of five American-Dutch gay, lesbian and transgender couples on a boat during the city's Gay Pride festival Saturday, challenging the United States to legalize same-sex marriage.

[Israel]
Centenas nas ruas contra ataque a centro gay
Homem disparou indiscriminadamente fazendo dois mortos e 15 feridos
Ataque ocorre na cidade "mais tolerante" de Israel - Dois mortos em tiroteio em centro de apoio gay de Telavive
Israel: tiroteio em bar gay faz dois mortos
Israel: Entrou mascarado em centro de apoio a homossexuais e abriu fogo - Atirador mata gays em Telavive

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
Rod Dreher’s “Trans”gression
I read Rod Dreher’s blog from time to time. Often I find his brand of religious conservatism both thoughtful and provocative. But then he posted this inanity:
If we accept that people who claim that they need to have sex reassignment surgery to make their bodies conform to who they believe they truly are, then on what basis do we deny people who claim that they need to have one or more limbs amputated to feel whole their moral and/or legal right to the desired surgery?

[USA] [Blog/News/Health]
Unique Challenges of Transgender Aging: Implications from the Literature
Diane Persson, long-time member of the Transgender Aging Network, is pleased to announce her article has finally been published by the Journal of Gerontological Social Work (v. 52, August 2009).

[Venezuela]
Nueva Ley del Registro Civil permitirá cambio de nombre y sexo de transexuales
Personas que decidan reasignarse de sexo, podrán modificar su nombre con la aprobación del proyecto de Ley del Registro Civil, así lo informó la diputada Iris Varela, luego de la segunda discusión en la Asamblea Nacional.
Muchas han sido las reivindicaciones históricas y el trabajo de colectivos o personas individuales, como es el caso de la mujer transexual y abogada, Tamara Adrián, la cual después de una cirugía CRS en Tailandia, interpuso demanda en el Constitucional de Venezuela, reclamando su derecho a modificar nombre y sexo en su partida de nacimiento.


[Argentina]
El hospital trans friendly
El Servicio de Inmunocomprometidos del Hospital Ramos Mejía llevó a cabo un programa especial, junto a la Fundación Buenos Aires Sida y una organización trans, que logró multiplicar por tres las atenciones a travestis. En el equipo, ahora, faltan nombramientos y reemplazos.