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quinta-feira, novembro 19, 2009

Le CIO va organiser un symposium sur le genre sexuel des athlètes
Le Comité international olympique (CIO) va organiser un symposium réunissant des experts médicaux sur la question des cas de genre sexuel "ambigus", suite à la controverse sur le sexe de la championne du monde du 800m Caster Semenya, a-t-on appris mardi.
Les hermaphrodites suisses s’attaquent au CIO

Los transexuales andaluces agradecidos a los partidos
La asociación de Transexuales de Andalucía,ha agradecido a todos los grupos parlamentarios andaluces su apoyoa la proposición no de ley, presentada por el PSOE, e impulsada desde nuestro colectivo.

Fred Olsen y Carla Antonelli premios Cardón de Güímar 2009
El empresario Fred Olsen, la artista Carla Antonelli y el cirujano y bodeguero Gumersindo Robayna García han sido galardonados con los premios Cardón 2009, que concede el Centro de Iniciativas y Turismo de Güímar (CIT). La entrega oficial de las distinciones se llevará a cabo el próximo 20 de noviembre, en el transcurso de una cena que tendrá lugar en el auditorio del Parque Etnográfico Pirámides de Güímar.
Después de 32 años Carla Antonelli regresa a ciudad natal a recoger galardón de municipio

[South Africa]
ATLETISMO-IAAF aplaza debate sobre caso de Semenya
El caso de la atleta sudafricana Caster Semenya no se discutirá en el Consejo de la IAAF esta semana a la espera de que se completen los exámenes a la velocista, dijo el miércoles la Asociación Internacional de Federaciones de Atletismo (IAAF, por su sigla en inglés).
Revelarán género de Semenya, campeona mundial de 800m

Nepal readies to recognise third gender voters
Close on the heels of the Indian election authorities recognising third gender voters, Nepal’s Election Commission has also begun a massive project to grant recognition to voters who are neither male or female but transsexuals and transgenders.

Trans murder victims remembered
Sex- and gender-diverse people who have been murdered in hate crimes will be commemorated this Friday, November 20 with the eleventh annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Day to show trans resilience

Intersex identity process simplified
New South Wales has become the second state in Australia to allow intersex people to change the sex on their birth certificates.Organisation International for Intersex (OII Australia) president Gina Wilson said the changes will ease the burden around all identity issues, and could place pressure on other states to follow suit.

Man accused in deadly fire freed on bail
A Winnipeg man accused of setting a local bathhouse on fire and killing two customers has been released on bail after spending the past five weeks behind bars.

Activists to hold Transgender Day of Remembrance vigils, marches around the country
Ethan St. Pierre misses his aunt Deborah Forte everyday, but the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance remains a stark reminder of how Forte was brutally murdered in 1995 because of her gender identity and expression.

Transgendered aide turns to law she helped pass
A County Councilwoman's senior policy adviser who helped draft the county's antidiscrimination law to protect transgendered people now is using the law in filing a complaint against the Montgomery County Ethics Commission.
(Photo: Dan Gross/The Gazette - Dana Beyer, policy analyst for County Councilwoman Duchy Trachtenberg, holds a press conference Tuesday in Rockville to announce that she is filing a complaint against the county for discrimination because she is transgendered. At left is her attorney, Joseph Sandler.)
Montgomery County councilwoman accuses investigators of 'KGB' tactics
[Blog/Commentary] Dana Beyer Files Complaint Against County After Inept "Investigation"

Hastings College event to recognize Transgender Awareness Week
Hastings College Alliance will host a screening and discussion of “What Becomes You,” a documentary film by Hastings College professors David Lovekin, professor of philosophy and chair of the department; and Jim Fritzler, professor of theatre arts, at 7 p.m. Thursday in the French Memorial Chapel. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

Trans Week fights transphobia
"People always say that being gay and dressing up in drag is, like, unnatural, but the trees don't give a shit! It might be anti-social, but it's not unnatural."

Dunn Meadow memorial honors lives lost because of gender expression
Gloomy weather and pouring rain foreshadowed IU’s Transgender Day of Remembrance, an event honoring those who have been killed for their gender expression.
(Photo: Alycin Bektesh IDS - Mourners gather in a makeshift graveyard Tuesday in Dunn Meadow. The event was organized by the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals at IU in remembrance of the 119 victims of gender expression murders worldwide in the last year.)

Day of Remembrance Gives Voice to Transgender Students on Campus
After gender reassignment surgery in 2005, Karin Fresnel was told that people did not want to work with her because she was transgendered. She received a demotion at her job and was told that her office would be closed.

City vote opens women's restroom doors to men
But people have chance to speak before 'gender identity' move becomes law
Transgender vote may draw crowd

Transgender Day of Remembrance honors victims of violence
Friday marks the 11th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance to commemorate transgender people who died violent deaths this year.

House of Representatives offers proclamation in support of Transgender Day of Remembrance
Members of the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and family members of those who have been murdered for being transgender gathered at the Massachusetts State House on Nov. 17 to witness a proclamation given in support of this week’s upcoming Transgender Day of Remembrance by the House of Representatives.

For transgender people, acceptance is hard to find-even in LGBT community
When Adrianna King was turned out of her home, she went north in search of acceptance.
A transsexual woman with a shy smile, King, 21, moved to Lakeview earlier this year in hopes that gay-friendly Boystown would offer a haven safe from the harassment and abuse she suffered in her
South Side neighborhood.
(Photo: Brian J. Morowczynski/RedEye - Adrianna King, 21, was born male and currently is transitioning into the woman she feels herself to be.)

[Puerto Rico]
Puerto Rican Teen's Killer Says Murder was 'Gay Panic', Self Defense
More insight into the murder of gay 19-year-old Jorge Steven Lopez Mercado, whose killer was arrested yesterday.
Christopher Pagan, whose original iReport was the first I learned of the crime, has been following it. It appears that the killer, 26-year-old Juan Antonio Martínez Matos, originally believed his victim was a female prostitute.
Murder suspect thought Puerto Rico gay teen was a woman; UPDATE
Asesino de transexual Puerto Rico pretende alegar “pánico homosexuales” para librarse

'Trans" reclaman la igualdad
A partir del primer caso de cambio de género, organizaciones de transexuales esperan igual trato.