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quarta-feira, Outubro 20, 2010

[Europe]
New EU gender equality strategy looks into transgender people’s rights
Yesterday European Commissioner for Fundamental Rights Viviane Reding presented the 2010-2015 Strategy for equality between women and men in the European Union. The European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBT Rights welcomes the inclusion of gender identity in EU gender equality efforts.

[España]
Juzgan a un hombre por tratar de estrangular a una prostituta transexual
Pamela, una prostituta transexual de Valencia, tuvo que revivir ayer en la Audiencia de Valencia el peor momento de su vida. La joven tuvo que relatar como uno de sus clientes presuntamente trató de estrangularla con un trozo de cortina. La Fiscalía pide ocho años de cárcel por intento de homicidio.
Juzgan en Valencia a un hombre por tratar de estrangular a una transexual trabajadora sexo

[España]
Transexualia acuerda Ayuntamiento Madrid potenciar programa Inserción Sociolaboral para Transexuales
El acuerdo entre la Agencia para el Empleo de Madrid dependiente del Área de Gobierno de Economía y Empleo proporcionará y mejorará aún más la atención a un creciente número de personas transexuales desempleadas.

[Rússia]
Amnistiílla Internacional denuncia la situación de los transexuales y homosexuales rusos
Amnistía Internacional (AI) denunció hoy la discriminación de la que son víctimas los homosexuales rusos, a los que las autoridades de Moscú prohíben celebrar marchas del Orgullo Gay.

[Canada]
Man charged with transgendered prostitute's murder let go on bail
A man charged recently with the cold-case killing of a transgendered Winnipeg sex-trade worker has been released on bail pending his trial.
Killing suspect free on bail

[Canada]
Trans woman evicted from Vancouver housing complex
A transsexual woman evicted from her unit in a low-income Vancouver housing complex has filed a complaint with the BC Human Rights Tribunal against her former landlords, alleging she was discriminated against because she is transgendered.
(Photo: Shauna Lewis - Pam Burge, 65, says The 127 Society for Housing evicted her because she is transgendered. The society says she owes money.)

[CA, USA]
Transgender woman named interim dean
City College of San Francisco's Board of Trustees has appointed a transgender woman interim dean of the school's liberal arts program and of its Castro campus.

[GA, USA]
Cross-dressing men charged with prostitution
Gwinnett police arrested two men posing as female street-walkers near Norcross this week, an official said.

[ME, USA]
Human Rights Panel Rules Against Orono School in Transgender Bathroom Issue
The Maine Human Rights Commission found that Orono Middle School unlawfully discriminated against a transgendered sixth-grader by forcing her to use a gender-neutral bathroom.

[NH, USA]
Jessica Sasha Bright ’09 dies at 24
Jessica Sasha Bright ’09, known as Sasha to friends and family, passed away on Sept. 11, her father, Arthur Bright, wrote in an obituary for her on the Marlatt Funeral Home website.
(Photo)

[NJ, USA]
Police charge two transvestites with prostitution in Clifton
Two transvestite men were arrested and charged with engaging in prostitution at the Howard Johnson Hotel on Route 3 on Aug. 13. One of the men was also charged with having sex without informing his partners that he is HIV positive as well as having Hepatitis C.

[PR, USA]
Puerto Rican Authorities Accused of Tolerating Homophobia
Puerto Rico’s gay community blames island authorities for tolerating an atmosphere of homophobia that might have encouraged the slaying of 10 of their number over the past year.

[TX, USA]
Woman brutally beaten after suspect learns she’s transgender; San Antonio PD says no hate crime
How could this not be a hate crime?
A male suspect brutally beat a woman in San Antonio after learning she was transgender, KENS Channel 5 reports.
SAPD: Man snaps, brutally beats woman
[Blog/Commentary] San Antonio Trans Woman Assaulted
[Blog/Commentary] Woman brutally beaten for being trans; San Antonio media and police dismiss it
[Blog/Commentary] San Antonio Woman Assaulted; Police and Media Respond With Transphobic Excuses
[Blog/Commentary] TransPanic in San Antonio. Another beaten transgender woman to blame?

[TX, USA]
Missing letter key to finding woman's murderer
One letter could solve the 8-month-old murder of Myra Ical. But the two-page letter is missing one crucial clue that police need to catch the killer.
Transgender community wants to find killer on the loose
[Blog/Commentary] Myra Ical Case Update

[América Central]
Activistas transexuales y homosexuales denuncian discriminación y agresiones en Centroamérica
Activistas por los derechos de los homosexuales, lesbianas y transexuales denunciaron este lunes discriminación y agresiones en países de Centroamérica y abogaron por conseguir un acceso igualitario a la salud y a otros servicios.

[Colombia]
En Colombia continúan los crímenes de odio a personas Transgénero
Los actos discriminatorios que suceden a lo ancho y largo del territorio nacional en contra de la población trans continúa y la prensa sigue hablando de ellos como “crímenes pasionales”. Una vez más, volvemos a denunciarlos. ¿Hasta cuándo?
Piden reinicio de investigaciones por asesinatos de miembros de la población LGBT en Cartagena

[Argentina]
Policía y estamentos públicos dejan morir como perros a mujeres transexuales en Córdoba, Argentina
Coqui, abandonada por el servicio penitenciario en la Cárcel San Martín de Córdoba, pierde la visión en un ojo por un herpes mal atendido.