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segunda-feira, setembro 07, 2009

Transgender couple defy convention for a happier life
Less than 10 years ago, Paul Bishop and Alan Heart were living normal lives.
They were both married with children, and to the outside world, they were just two gentlemen fulfilling the roles expected of them as men.
But behind closed doors, Paul and Alan loved nothing more than dressing up in women’s clothes and living life as their female alter egos.
Now called Jenny-Anne and Elen, the couple live together in Rhyl, and have absolutely no regrets about their switch in lifestyles – and wardrobes.

Surgeon gives up and pays damages to Christiane Völling
According to information from Christiane Völling, the surgeon, Prof. Dr. L. has given up and will not appeal the latest judgment after losing for the third time and he has already paid the damages! This is a victory from beginning to end for Christiane and her courageous lawyer, Georg Groth. (Photo)

[South Africa]
What makes 'HER' female?
The controversy over Caster Semenya, who won the 800-metre race in the recent World Championships in Athletics, in Berlin, Germany, and the request by the authorities for a gender verification, brings into sharp focus the elements of the human sexes.
[Commentary] What if Semenya were a Jamaican?
[News/Commentary] Caster Semenya's gender identity and the illusion of a male/female binary

Parties pledge for rights of sexual minorities
Babu Ram Bhattarai, former finance minister and UCPN (Maoist) leader, has stated his party’s commitment to equal rights and opportunities for all in every respect regardless of gender and sexual orientation.

First transsexual MP on Nepal visit
Georgina Beyer, the world´s first transsexual Member of Parliament (MP), arrived in Kathmandu on Friday on a goodwill visit at the invitation of Nepal´s first gay lawmaker Sunil Babu Pant. Beyer, 52, served as an MP for the Labor Party of New Zealand from November 1999 till February 2007.

Maltreatment of eunuchs will not be tolerated: Sharmila
Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister Sharmila Farooqui has asked City Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal and IGP Sindh to take notice of the alleged maltreatment of eunuchs by the city wardens and Sindh police.

Twilight life of Malaysia's Muslim transsexuals
With her tight jeans, elaborate make-up and flowing hair, Tasha looks for all the world like a striking young woman. But her all-important Malaysian ID card declares she is a Muslim man.

Transgender activist running for mayor
About a block from a street concert in downtown Nampa, Melissa Sue Robinson strolls with purpose into a trendy coffee shop – the unofficial liberal embassy of this sprawling Republican stronghold in southwest Idaho.
Melissa Sue Robinson: trans woman runs for mayor of Nampa, Idaho (AP Photo/Jessie L. Bonner - Melissa Sue Robinson)
[Blog/Commentary] Talking about YouTube - Melissa Sue Robinson- Transgender Candidate-Nampa Idaho's Silent Politic...

[USA] [Blog/Commentary]
What A Difference A Year Makes
Back in May 2008 I wrote a TransGriot post entitled ‘Destruction of the Black Transwoman Image.
In that post I pointed out that transwomen have some of the same problems as our cisgender sisters when it comes to Black womanhood. I also lamented in that post the lack of positive trans role models of African descent.
Just three months after I wrote that, things started to change.