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quarta-feira, agosto 05, 2009

He/She/Shim, Rob aka Mercedes ready to rumble with Man-ny Pacquiao
He can hit Manny Pacquiao with pulverizing punches.
She can smash Pacman, and the key part of the name is “man,” with a glittering and stylish purse.
Rob Newbiggin fighting for a change...of sex
Boxer Rob Newbiggin to become 'Mercedes' after sex-change surgery
Mercedes Newbiggin: transgender UK boxer may relocate to U.S. for transition

Sex Change Pop Teen To Hit UK
The world's youngest sex-change pop star has revealed she is planning a move to Britain as soon as she finishes her studies.

Manitoba to improve sex-reassignment services
Manitoba is looking to improve the services it provides for people who want to live as a member of the opposite sex, but the changes won’t be coming anytime soon, said a spokesman for Manitoba Health and Health Living.

New Event Safe Haven For CD/TG Coming Out
The first time out, even in our current more-supportive society, can be a frightening experience for anyone in the transvestite, crossdress, transgender or transsexual community. With recognition of this cathartic moment in the lives of the CD/TG community, an alluring Affair has been designed to be a self-enclosed event should any attendee new to the community wish it to be so.

[USA] [Commentary]
ObamaCare Likely to Mandate Free “Sex-Change” Surgeries
Excerpt: In addition to abortion on demand, the weight of the evidence indicates that cosmetic “gender reassignment” surgeries for both U.S. citizens and illegal immigrants who suffer from APA recognized “Gender Identity Disorder” (GID) may also be provided – free of charge – courtesy of the U.S. taxpayer. The current price tag for such a procedure can exceed $50,000.

Sebelius’ Spokesman Says HHS Will Limit ‘Measurements of Gender’ in Federal Health Care Database to ‘Male’ and ‘Female’—LGBT Categories Will Not Be Included
A spokesman for Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told yesterday that a new federal database that will collect information on all beneficiaries of government-run or government-supported health-care programs will only use the categories “male” and “female”—not lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender--when making entries for a person’s gender.

Companion charged in Oakwood Apartments slaying
Police have arrested Devin Fortune, 28, and charged him with the murder of his companion, Archie Avis Brooks, 47, according to police reports.
Brooks, a transsexual known to neighbors as “Karen,” was found dead of multiple stab wounds Sunday in his West Fourth Street apartment, Hattiesburg Police spokesman Synarus Green said. Fortune and Brooks had lived together in the apartment for six months.

Oakwood Apartments murder victim identified
Man held in apartment death

Silverton's mayor officially reprimanded over his outfit
After hours of debate Monday night, the Silverton City Council decided to censure its transgender mayor.
Mayor Stu Rasmussen admits he wore an open-back bathing suit, mini skirt and high heels when he went to speak before a group of kids for a Silverton-based non-profit group.
Silverton mayor officially reprimanded after formal complaint
Transgender mayor under fire over clothing

Cross-dressing murder case surprises experts
Excerpt: Transgender issues, such as cross dressing, often perplex people. But this case surprised even the experts.
Cross dressing, they said, seldom leads to violence. If it does happen, “it’s usually the cross dresser that gets killed,” said Helen Friedman, a clinical psychologist and professor at the St. Louis University School of Medicine.
And then there’s this irony: Adams was in the midst of a formal transition from male to female. He dressed as a woman. Took hormones to change his body. And went by a new name — Mischelle.
Experts Surprised by Belton Cross-Dressing Murder Case

Men Busted For Stealing Dresses To Wear Themselves; Two Nearly Died In Fiery Flomaton Wreck
Two Escambia County men and two women have been busted for stealing dresses to use in a nightclub drag performance. Two of the men were survivors of a fiery February crash in Flomaton that killed two other men on the way back from a cross-dressing drag performance in Montgomery.

[NY,USA] [News/Commentary]
Rallying against anti-LGBT violence
Nearly 100 people gathered July 26 in Jackson Heights to rally against recent attacks on two transgender women, Leslie Mora and Carmella Etienne.
The crowd was diverse--ranging from older veterans of civil right movements to young students joining out of hopes for a better future--but no matter what their background, they gathered because they knew something had to be done.

[Venezuela] [News/Commentary]
Regarding the Discussion of the Draft Organic Law for Gender Equity and Equality
Excerpt: The article also states that people who "change their sex by surgical or other procedures, have the right to be recognized by their identity and to obtain or modify documents associated with their identification", helping the state to creating the conditions for their social integration "under conditions of equality."