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sábado, novembro 07, 2009

María Jesús pide justicia
Excerto: Nada le podía hacer pensar que aquel contrato por «seis meses» duraría apenas unas horas. María Jesús entró «a las once de la mañana» de un viernes en la bocatería como ayudante de cocina y «a las dos de la tarde» se reunió con su jefe a quien, al parecer, le habían llegado algunos rumores sobre su nueva empleada. «Me llamó y me dijo que se había enterado de que yo era una persona transexual y que no podía tenerme en el local», expuso en su denuncia ante la Inspección Provincial de Trabajo. Los supuestos motivos en que basó su decisión despertaron una profunda indignación en la mujer, que no se creyó que la echaban porque «la gente borracha y la juventud se podían meter conmigo por mi condición»
"Me despidieron por mi condición sexual"

El jefe de María Jesús admite que la echó por transexual
Habrá juicio contra dueño de bar en Asturias que despidió a una transexual por su identidad

El PSOE da el primer paso para una ley de transexualidad
El pleno del Parlamento debatirá el próximo jueves una iniciativa del grupo socialista para instar al Gobierno andaluz a desarrollar políticas a favor de los transexuales. La propuesta, impulsada por la Asociación de Transexuales de Andalucía (Ata), se presenta como una proposición no de ley para la no discriminación por motivos de identidad de género y de reconocimiento de los derechos de las personas transexuales y supone, según fuentes socialistas, "un primer paso" para desarrollar una ley integral sobre la transexualidad.

Christians protest at portrayal of Jesus as transsexual woman
More than 300 Christian protesters demonstrated in the centre of Glasgow last night against a publicly funded play that portrays Jesus as a transsexual woman.
(Photo: Protesters wave placards opposing Jesus, Queen of Heaven at the Tron Theatre in Glasgow.)
Polémica por Jesús transexual en Escocia
Outrage as Jesus portrayed as transsexual woman
Evangelical outrage over play featuring transsexual Jesus
Transsexual Jesus sparks protests
Prejudice has no foundation in Bible, says transsexual author
Hundreds protest at sex swap Jesus play
Outrage as Jesus portrayed as transsexual woman
Trans writer defends 'offensive' Jesus, Queen of Heaven play
Polémica en Escocia por una obra con un 'Jesucristo' transexual
[Commentary] Portraying transsexuality as perverse is unlikely to win recruits to Christian right
[Blog/Commentary] Play Exploring Transsexuality and Faith Protested by Christians over Transsexual Jesus

Transsexual burglar who stole women's clothes spared jail
A transsexual burglar has been spared jail by a judge who took pity on her.
Thea Cox - born Timothy - broke into a string of student digs stealing food and women's clothes.

Burglar Is Let Off ...Because 'He's' A Tranny
Transsexual burglar escapes jail (Photo)

France condemns Uganda's proposed anti-gay law
The French foreign ministry has attacked a bill in Uganda which would see gay people facing the death penalty.

Reconoce ex gobernador italiano pago a transexuales
Las declaraciones del ahora ex político y ex periodista televisivo fueron dadas a conocer apenas este miércoles, por lo que un tribunal de la capital italiana pospuso para la semana próxima la audiencia en la que debe analizar el pedido de excarcelar a los cuatro inculpados.

SC directs for protection of eunuchs’ rights
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday directed the federal and provincial governments to sit together and find out amicable solutions to the issues confronting eunuchs.(AP/File photo - A eunuch (right) submits personal details as others wait their turn at a registration center in Social Welfare Department in Lahore. The government is registring eunuchs after the Supreme Court order to conduct a survey for documenting their record of eunuchs in the country.)

Three arrested for murder of two eunuchs
Three persons were arrested for allegedly murdering two eunuchs in the national capital a fortnight ago, police said today.
Meena (30) and Vimlesh, the eunuchs, were found dead lying in a pool of blood in their Shaheen Bagh residence on October 20.

Japan wins transsexual beauty crown
Shimmering in a gold evening gown, a Japanese television host wept and called for greater tolerance as she was crowned the world's most beautiful transsexual at a pageant in Thailand, reports the Pattaya Daily News.(Photo)
Miss International Queen: World's Largest Transsexual Pageant Raises Awareness

[New Zealand]
Carmen's friends rally to buy her a scooter
Following a failed fundraiser and a public slanging match afterwards, worried friends of trans-Tasman tranny legend Carmen Rupe have called a truce and are working together to buy her the mobility scooter she badly needs.

Transgendered in Hay River
Dean Landrie isn't your typical truck driver. For one thing, he likes to wear nail polish and nylons.
He also goes by Gabrielle Sky and wants to become a woman

Landrie isn't concerned with labels, and neither is his wife of almost 20 years.
(Elizabeth McMillan/NNSL photo - Lila Landrie, left, and Dean Landrie aka Gabrielle Sky, right, say unconditional love keeps them together, even if they may have an unconventional marriage.)

Conservatives shop sex ops ban
The federal government would be banned from funding sex change operations and other services for transgender individuals if social conservative activists get their way.

[USA] [News/Commentary]
Transgender Remembrance Day Coming Up
Do you know that more than 434 transgender people have been killed around the world so far this year, and those are just the ones we know about? That's according to the website which keeps track of such statistics. All those people will be memorialized at the Transgender Day of Remembrance as celebrated in local communities on or about November 20, 2009.

[USA] [Blog/Health/Medicine]
Update: Statement on Gender Identity Disorder and Transvestic Fetishism in the DSM-V
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), published by the American Psychiatric Association, is regarded as the medical and social definition of mental disorder throughout North America and strongly influences the The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD). The current psychiatric classifications of Gender Identity Disorder (GID) and Transvestic Fetishism (TF) in the Fourth Edition Text Revision of the DSM (DSM-IV-TR) inflict great harm to gender variant, and especially transsexual, people in three ways:

Hired as a man, fired as a woman
On Halloween 2006, Vandy Beth Glenn, unlike some of her costumed colleagues, came to work dressed in typical business attire.
For that, the former editor with the Georgia General Assembly was fired, as her then-boss recently acknowledged in court documents.
(Photo: Christian Boone, - Vandy Beth Glenn was fired from her job with the Georgia General Assembly for being transgenered. She has filed a federal law suit seeking her job back.)

Transgender Memorial Plaque - 11th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance - Friday, Nov. 20
Event sponsored by the City of West Hollywood's Transgender Task Force.Join the City of West Hollywood in a Day of Remembrance and Dedication of the 1st Transgender Memorial known in the United States and maybe the world honoring transgendered individuals who have been murdered for being transgender.Dedication ceremony will be followed by a march from Santa Monica and Crescent Heights Boulevards to Plummer Park.Admission is free.For more information, please call 323/848-6414.TTY for the deaf and hard of hearing at 323/848-6496.

8th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance
The 8th Annual San Diego Transgender Day of Remembrance will be held on Friday November 20, 2009, at 6 pm at The Center (3909 Centre Street). There will be a silent march from The Center down University Avenue, with a program to follow in the Center’s auditorium beginning at 7 P.M. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend.

A Transgender Candidate
Voters head to the polls today in New York, New Jersey and Virginia for key elections. Political watchers are viewing several races as indicators of how the country feels about President Obama and his administration’s handling of the economy, two wars, and health care during his first 10 months in office.

Robert Kosilek’s hair loss cut short
Correction Commissioner Harold W. Clarke suggested that convicted wife killer Robert, aka “Michelle,” Kosilek use a razor if he wants to look more like a woman, because there’ll be no more hoity-toity hair-removal procedures without a judge’s order.

Student org takes on transphobia
The student group "Transcending Gender" provides an opportunity for transgender, queer and allied students to discuss pertinent issues, provide support and plan educational projects for the broader campus. The group also works directly with the Smith administration to make the school more trans-friendly.

Trans health pros address needs, risks
Chicago transgender health professionals presented a wealth of information about the unique needs and health risk factors applying to transgender people Oct. 28 during a meeting of the HIV Prevention Planning Group ( HPPG ) .

Interpone Denigris denuncia por difamación
Poncho De Nigris interpuso una contra demanda penal por difamación contra los padres de un transexual desaparecido y con el que se le vincula sentimentalmente.