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quinta-feira, setembro 17, 2009

[UK] [Blog/Law/Commentary]
British Judge Orders Prison Transfer for Transsexual Inmate
In a case of first impression, Deputy High Court Judge David Elvin of the High Court of Justice in London ruled on September 4 that prison officials must transfer a transsexual inmate from a men’s prison to a women’s prison so that she can qualify for sex reassignment surgery. The ruling involved both the interpretation of the United Kingdom’s Gender Recognition Act of 2004, and of the European Convention on Human Rights’ guarantee of respect for private life. The Queen (on the Application of AB) v. Secretary of State for Justice, [2009] EWHC 2220 (Admin) (Sept. 4, 2009).

[UK] [News/Film]
Alfredson to helm Kidman transsexual drama
Tomas Alfredson will direct Nicole Kidman in sex-change drama The Danish Girl.
Nicole Kidman to star as trans painter

[Germany] [Film/Sports/History]
How Dora the Man Competed in the Woman's High Jump
The movie "Berlin '36" is currently being screened in Germany. It tells a story of a Nazi plot against Jewish athlete Gretel Bergmann, who was prevented from competing in the 1936 Olympic Games and replaced by a man dressed in women's clothes -- a dramatic story, but probably not an accurate one.

[South Africa]
'Semenya in a fragile state of mind'
South Africa's world 800 metres champion Caster Semenya is "completely shattered" by Australian media claims that she is a hermaphrodite, reports said on Wednesday.
[Commentary] As God made her, but raped by media
'Shattered' Caster Semenya becomes a recluse following claims she is half male
[Commentary] The disgusting sports sex scare

[USA] [News/Health/People]
Changing Genders: An Interview With the World's Leading Sex Change Surgeon
Ever since Cher’s daughter Chastity Bono — now Chaz Bono — announced she was beginning the process of becoming a man – many have wondered what exactly a sex change involves.

[USA] [People/Commentary]
To Patrick Swayze thanks for Vida Boheme
“Carol Ann: Vida I do not think of you as a man and I do not think of you as a woman (pauses), I think of you as an angel. Vida Boheme: I think that's Healthy!”
A beautiful quote from the movie
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar.

Democratic National Committee appoints first transgender member
The Democratic National Committee voted unanimously on Friday to appoint a long-time New Jersey activist as its first transgender member.
(Photo: The Democratic National Committee unanimously approved Barbra Casbar-Siperstein as its first transgender member on Sept. 11. )

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
Focus on the ENDA
Focus on the "Family" is going bonkers over ENDA. This little gem is from a Citizen Link email blast. Aside from the fact that Focus on the "Family" ceaselessly suggests that Christians are an oppressed minority, once again the enemy are those evil "gay activists." There is an interesting phrase here about business owners having to hire people who are at odds with the company's values.

Entrevista a Óscar Olivera (FULGTQ)
“Ha quedado en el cajón parlamentario con media sanción la Ley de Identidad de Género que permitiría a las personas transexuales poder cambiar su nombre”