The transgender rights deficit
The human rights situation of transgender persons has long been ignored and neglected, although the problems they face are serious and often specific to this group alone. Transgender people experience a high degree of discrimination, intolerance and outright violence. Their basic human rights are often violated, including the right to life, the right to physical integrity and the right to health.
Trasladarán a transexual a cárcel femenina
El Tribunal Supremo de Londres autorizó el traslado de una presa transexual de una prisión de hombres a otra de mujeres. Según el juez, mantenerla en la prisión masculina supondría una violación de sus derechos humanos.
Transsexual prisoner wins right to be in female prison
Transsexual prisoner wins move to women's jail
Sex change killer wins move to women's jail
Transsexual to be transferred to women's prison
U.K. judge allows transfer of transexual attempted rapist to women's prison
Une transsexuelle pourra être transférée dans une prison pour femmes
El tercer sexo
El caso de la atleta surafricana Caster Semenya devuelve a la actualidad la existencia de un sexo intermedio, el de los hermafroditas.
[Commentary/Sports] Caster Semenya and Gender in Sport
Eunuchs protest against police, CDGK officials’ brutality
If the Supreme Court of Pakistan's (SCP) decision to give eunuchs seats in the Parliament comes into effect, the eunuchs are all set to draft a resolution against the Sindh police and City District Government Karachi (CDGK) officials for their brutal behaviour against the eunuchs. (Photo)
Transgenders enthused by response to their matrimonial site
"Want a sophisticated groom with a decent job in the age group of 25-30. He should give respect to my feelings. He should sport a moustache but should not be overweight."
The expectations of Deepika about her future partner are no different from most others. But she has something more to add: "He should not feel ashamed to take me out and introduce me as his wife to his friends and relatives. He should shower me with love and affection which I am deprived of at my home."
ENDA and gender identity protections
Guest blogger Tobias Barrington Wolff is Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, the Jesse Climenko Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard, a civil rights lawyer, and the former LGBT policy advisor to presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons:An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline
Objective: The aim was to formulate practice guidelines for endocrine treatment of transsexual persons.
LGBT Prisoner Safety Act Inches Closer to Becoming Law
The LGBT Prisoner Safety Act passed the California Senate yesterday with considerable bipartisan support. Introduced by openly gay Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco, the bill aims to extend existing protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender inmates. Currently, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation assigns prisoner placements using criteria that include age, offense, and previous convictions.
Texas drag queen killed by cop trying to save her
A San Antonio drag queen has lost her life during an attack on street. The saddest news is that James Lee Whitehead (who performed as Niki Hunter) was accidentally killed by the cop who was trying to save her.