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segunda-feira, Agosto 16, 2010

[Brasil]
Candidata de São Paulo vence Miss Brasil Gay
A Miss São Paulo Gay Carol Zwick foi a vencedora da 34ª edição do tradicional Miss Brasil Gay, que elege a mais bonita transformista do País. O concurso foi realizado neste sábado 14 em Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais. A morena, que é alagoana, revelou ao site Ego que uma de suas inspirações é a rainha de bateria da Vila Isabel, Gracyanne Barbosa. (Foto)
‘Me sinto sozinha’, declara Miss Brasil Gay após conquista de título

[Brasil]
Adolescente morre e homem fica ferido durante a parada gay de Juiz de Fora
Um adolescente de 15 anos foi atingido na barriga e morreu, neste sábado 14, em Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, durante a parada do orgulho gay da cidade. De acordo com a Polícia Militar, houve uma briga entre gangues rivais logo início, momento que os trios elétricos saíam para a parada, às 16h, na região central de Juiz de Fora.
Report: 1 dead, 17 detained in Brazil gay parade
1 Killed, 17 Detained at Brazil Pride


[España]
Una ONG denuncia la deportación a Colombia de una transexual que vivía en Valencia
Las organizaciones humanitarias aseguran que la vida de Angélica Mª Rojas corre peligro en su Cali natal y que tenía el aval de Naciones Unidas
Angélica Mª Rojas, una mujer transexual colombiana que vivía en Valencia desde hace tres años, fue deportada ayer tras más de cuarenta días retenida en el Centro de Internamiento de Extranjeros de Valencia y habiéndole sido denegada la protección internacional como solicitante de asilo, según denunció ayer un portavoz de la Campaña contra los Centros de Internamiento de Extranjeros (CIEs No!).
Según las fuentes, la expulsión se produjo pese a los informes favorables emitidos por el Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados.
Angélica Rojas se encontraba en el CIE de Valencia esperando a ser deportada a su país por las autoridades españoles pese al respaldo de varios colectivos y al informe de Naciones Unidas.
(Foto: Levante-EMV - Angélica Mª Rojas disfrutando de una paella.)
España al final deporta a transexual colombiana que estaba centro de Valencia a pesar de riesgo para su vida

[UK]
Daniel Radcliffe: No Big Deal If Men Date Transgendered Women
Transgender gospel singer Our Lady J does a one on one with ultra gay-friendly pal Daniel Radcliffe for the new issue of Out. You may recall that the two made news after they were spotted hanging out around town last year.
She asks him about the stigma attached to men who date transgendered women:

[South Africa]
Court ruling shows change in country’s attitude towards transsexuals
Gender Dynamix said on Friday a labour court ruling in favour of a transgender woman who was unfairly dismissed shows the country’s attitude towards transsexuals is changing.
The labour court ruled on Friday that Christine Ehlers – previously known as Chris – be reinstated to her job.

[India]
Legal luminaries seek transgender database
Databases on transgenders should be compiled at national and state levels to effectively formulate schemes for the community, said legal luminaries here on Saturday. They also stressed on the need for a law on the lines of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act, 1989, to prevent atrocities against transgenders.
Govt should enact law to protect transgenders' rights: Experts
Tamil Nadu concerned about transgenders: Minister


[India]
GRP to crackdown on eunuchs' menace on trains
In order to tighten the noose around the eunuchs who 'extort' money from the passengers on trains, additional director general of police (railways) A K Jain has issued a circular asking the GRP officials at Kanpur Central railway station to curb such illegal practices.

[India]
A hijra’s life and hard times
"‘Do you want me to arrange things so that you pee like women do, from below? Or as men do, from above?’
‘I want to live as a woman, which is why I wanted this operation. Please make it like it is for a woman.’ I did not know how women peed, but I wanted to be a woman. After two hours, I was told it was all over.’”

[PA, USA]
Suspect Charged In Suburban Philly Killing
Authorities in suburban Philadelphia have charged a suspect in the death of a man whose body was found in a Norristown home with stab wounds,
Montgomery County prosecutors said Friday that Asia Dominique Santana, who is transgendered and also known as Tyrone Crawley, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Eric Nevith.

[Colombia]
Condenan a 17 años de cárcel a dos elementos por prender fuego a dos chicas transexuales Bogotá
Un Juzgado de Colombia condenó a 17 años y seis meses de prisión a John Berto Gómez Tovar y Edwin Alexánder Canasto Cifuentes por prenderle fuego a dos mujeres transexuales en Bogotá.

[Uruguay]
“Mamá me regaló mis primeras caravanas”
No habla de su nombre anterior. Es Michelle y afirma que hoy es la persona más cercana a lo que siempre soñó ser. Y con título. El miércoles 11 se convirtió en la primera abogada trans de Uruguay y su diploma dice Michelle Suárez Bértora. Ahora espera poder ayudar a otras. “La razón de que sea la única es que las demás no pueden llegar”, afirmó en entrevista con 180. (Foto)

[Argentina]
Impulsan las leyes de identidad de género y reasignación de sexo
Tras la aprobación de la ley de casamiento igualitario, nuevas banderas empiezan a agitarse, desde la Federación Argentina de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Trans. La idea es aprovechar la predisposición de legisladores y el ánimo social.