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terça-feira, Dezembro 22, 2009

[Portugal]
Assembleia discute transexualidade e eutanásia em 2010
No início do próximo mês, o casamento entre pessoas do mesmo sexo irá "aterrar" na agenda da Assembleia da República. Mas para 2010 ensaiam-se já outras discussões "fracturantes". Um deputado do PS vai propor a legalização da eutanásia. E o Bloco de Esquerda prepara-se para legislar sobre direitos de identidade dos transsexuais.
Francisco Louçã: lei da identidade de género e eutanásia não são prioridades do BE
Portugal anuncia debatirá Ley Transexuales 2.010 tras encuentro Congreso activista España

[España]
Entrevista a Juana Ramos, Colectivo "Acera del Frente"
"En los próximos años habrá una mayor participación de los trans en los sectores políticos y sociales". (Foto)

[Uganda]
Ugandan gay community says prejudice to become law
As Ugandan MPs debate anti-gay legislation and world Christian leaders weigh in, the gay community in Kampala awaits a bill it says will only formalise the persecution it feels every day.
Opinion: Where the preaching against homosexuality goes too far
Uganda anti-homosexual bill: Christians threaten PMs
Gays 'illegal' in Uganda


[Rwanda]
Govt Cannot Criminalise Homosexuality - Minister
The Minister of Justice Tharcisse Karugarama has condemned and refuted reports that government intends to criminalize homosexual acts saying that sexual orientation is a private matter not a state business.

[Iran]
Iran must release student pictured 'dressed as woman'
Amnesty International has called for the release of an Iranian student leader whose arrest and detention have inspired men to cover their hair in an online solidarity photo campaign. Majid Tavakkoli was arrested in student protests on 7 December and was later pictured wearing female clothes in an apparent attempt to humiliate him.

[India] [Commentary]
India holds first Miss India Transgender beauty pageant
India held its first-ever transsexual beauty pageant on December 19, according to Yahoo! News. Apparently, the contest was called the Miss India Transgender Pageant, and it was organized by the local trans community in an effort break down barriers between India’s transgender and transsexual population and the country’s mainstream society.
A Miss India Contest with a Difference
Kareena is Transgender Miss India


[India]
Transgenders to have separate identity on electoral rolls
Transgenders will be allowed to have a separate third identity on electoral rolls, Chief Election Commissioner Navin B. Chawla said here Monday.

[Thailand]
No skirts for sex-change graduates
The Council of University Presidents of Thailand (CUPT) meeting on Monday has refused to allow male-to-female transgender graduates to wear woman's clothing to receive their degrees.

[Nicaragua]
Trágico triángulo amoroso entre gays
Francisco Javier Mena Aguilar, de 17 años, adoptó el nombre de “Lola” para distinguirse de los otros travestís que noche a noche se ganaban la vida vendiendo su cuerpo en Rivas, pero el destino quiso que se enamorara de un hombre por cuyo amor perdió la vida a manos de un tercer varón. Lo más triste de esta historia es que el crimen podría quedar impune