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sexta-feira, setembro 10, 2010

Prefeitura de Porto Alegre inicia trabalho com travestis e transexuais
O Centro de Referência às Vítimas de Violência -CRVV, da Secretaria Municipal de Direitos Humanos e Segurança Urbana irá, a partir da próxima terça-feira, 14 de setembro, acolher um grupo semanal com travestis e transexuais.
Esse grupo tem por objetivo dar visibilidade às necessidades sociais de travestis e transexuais, discutindo questões como autocuidado, direitos humanos, sexualidade, violência e todas as questões que permeiam a vida de travestis e transexuais.

[UK] [Commentary]
'I'd always hated my facial hair'
As Juliet Jacques continues on her journey of gender reassignment she says goodbye to a powerful sign of masculinity: her facial hair. It's a process that stings, both physically and financially.

Gov. Paterson Signs Antibullying Bill
Students in New York State who are bullied in schools will have a little more protection after Gov. David Paterson signed the Dignity for All Students Act into law Wednesday.

Nikki Araguz and an Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Diagnosis
Although many newspaper accounts have all but completely ignored the fact that Nikki Araguz was likely born with Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS), whether or not she was born with this genetic intersex condition could become an important, even essential, aspect of her defensive response to the probate lawsuit filed against her by Heather Delgado, her late husband's ex-wife, and Simona Longoria, her late husband's biological mother. Ample supporting and contextual evidence that Nikki Araguz was born with AIS has been presented in the media, with the possibility that historical medical records will follow later, along with DNA analysis to confirm what already seems apparent.

The Morning Blotter: Bigots Hurl Rocks, Epithets At Transgendered Woman On Capitol Hill
Seattle police are investigating another case of malicious harassment—Washington's hate crime statute—after a group of men hurled epithets and rocks at a transgendered woman on Capitol Hill last week.
SeattleCrime: Rocks thrown at transgendered woman in Pike/Pine hate crime