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domingo, Agosto 09, 2009

RIP


[Natureza]
França: Derrame de petróleo afecta Reserva Natural
A fuga detectada hoje num oleoduto no departamento de Bocas de Ródano (Sudeste francês) que liga França à Alemanha foi um «desastre ecológico» por ter afectado uma reserva natural, afirmou a secretária de Estado francesa da Ecologia, Chantal Jouanno.
Oleoduto provoca «desastre ecológico»

[USA]
Trans Inclusive ENDA now in US Senate
This week, after many years of fighting (outside of and within the LGBT Community), a trans-inclusive ENDA bill was introduced into the Senate.
New ENDA bill 'turns private sin into a public right'
Religious Conservatives Denounce International GLBT Group’s Efforts

[OH, USA] [News/Events]
2nd TransOhio Trangender & Ally Symposium
The 2nd TransOhio Transgender & Ally Symposium will be held August 14-16, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio. There are over 25 workshops and presentations scheduled covering topics relevant to the transgender, GLBQI and allied communities, including: Health & Safety; Legal & Employment Issues; Partners, Spouses and Family; Religion and Spirituality; Youth & Students; and Arts, Culture and Media.

[MN, USA]
Religious right watch: Health care reform is against God’s design
The religious right is ramping up its campaign against health care reform, even joining with the “tea party” movement to encourage conservative Christians to swamp town hall meetings. Minnesota’s religious right leaders say that the health care reform package is against God’s plan for health care and that Christians should go to community forums and “read them the riot act.”

[Argentina]
La expectativa de vida de las travestis es de apenas 40 años
El primer estudio local sobre el estado de salud de la población con una identidad de género distinta del sexo biológico “travestis, transexuales y transgéneros” revela una prevalencia de hasta el 40% de las infecciones de transmisión sexual (ITS) como el VIH/sida y la sífilis, en la Capital.
Pero un programa modelo en América latina, aplicado el año pasado en un hospital público, logró en 12 meses multiplicar por diez las consultas y el tratamiento en esa población con graves problemas de acceso a la salud y una expectativa de vida promedio de apenas 40 años.