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sexta-feira, agosto 27, 2010

PR: irmãos são presos por explorar sexualmente travestis
Polícia de Curitiba prende irmãos acusados de comandarem prostituição de travestis.

Ultimate Big Brother : Nadia Almada
Winner of Big Brother 5 Nadia stole the nations’ hearts when she became the first transsexual housemate. Viewers fell in love with the Portuguese star for her emotional Diary Room entries as she wrestled with her feelings about her ‘secret’. Keeping it from her fellow housemates she worried about their reaction and that of the wider world outside.

Transgenders in Karnataka threaten to go on protest
Transgenders in Karnataka have threatened to go on war path if the state government failed to implement the promises it had made to them within two months.

Shobha promises welfare board for transgenders
Reiterating the promises earlier made by Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on introducing measures to improve the plight of the transgender community, the former Minister Shobha Karandlaje said that a welfare board would soon be set up for the community on the lines of the one in Tamil Nadu.

Celebrity sex change
Popy, whose real name is Leang Sothea, is a 28-year-old gay performer who was discovered at what could best be described as a “Who wants to be Cambodia’s next transsexual star?” competition on TV3.
Having spent more than US$2,000 in Cambodia in early 2007 to have the breast surgery which thousands of women pay for throughout the world each year, she needed to go further in her quest for a female body and did not hesitate to spend nearly another $8,000 for a sex-change operation in Thailand in early 2008. (Photo)

Two-spirited gathering aims to heal
A message of healing, courage and respect will be at the forefront of an upcoming retreat that will bring 100 people from across North America to Manitoba next month.
The 22nd annual International Two Spirit Gathering will take place from Sept. 3 to 6 at Dr. Jessie Saulteaux Resource Centre in Beausejour.

Hospital Changes After Trans Woman Ridiculed
An Indiana hospital has made changes such as mandatory training on gender identity after an incident in which a transgender patient said she was mocked and denied treatment at the emergency room.
Indiana hospital staff to receive training on LGBT issues
Ball Memorial Hospital employees to receive LGBT awareness training
Hospital Which Turned Away Ill Transwoman To Begin LGBT Sensitivity Training

[Commentary] OUR VIEW: Ball hospital takes right action on tolerance

Singapore native acts out the lives of Asian transsexuals
The life of a transexual in Asia is limited to sexual work -- such is the searing viewpoint of Singapore native Leona Lo, who traveled to New York to present a first-person, three-act play on the subject.
The "Ah Kua Show" is a collage of experiences on the difficulties of being a transsexual person in places like Malaysia, Hong Kong or Bangkok.
The show, on stage at the "La Mama" alternative theater in Manhattan's East Village, is one of 197 events that are part of the XIV New York Fringe Festival.
(Photo: AFP - Leona Lo performs in "The Ah Kua Show" in New York)

Former Memphis police officer pleads guilty to beating transgender prisoner
A former Memphis police officer charged with beating a transgender prisoner in 2008 pleaded guilty Thursday to federal civil rights violations involving bodily injury and agreed to a two-year prison sentence.
Bridges "Sutton" McRae was tried earlier this year, but jurors told the judge they could not reach a unanimous verdict after 20 hours of deliberations. One juror said the vote was 11-1 for guilty.
Former Memphis Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Violating Transgender’s Civil Rights
Bridges McRae Pleads Guilty in Transsexual Beating Case