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quarta-feira, novembro 03, 2010

Que pasó con Roberta Close?
Roberta Gambine Moreira, más conocida como Roberta Close, es la más famosa modelo transexual que ha tenido Brasil y uno de los símbolos sexuales de Latinoamérica en la década de los ochenta.

La Audiencia revisará la sentencia por acoso a un alumno transexual
La Audiencia de Sevilla debatirá el martes el recurso presentado por la defensa de un joven transexual contra la absolución de tres compañeros de su instituto, que fueron juzgados por "bullying" o acoso escolar cuando el denunciante decidió manifestar públicamente su tendencia sexual.

Murder probe as woman 'pushes transvestite under Tube train in front of horrified rush hour commuters'
A man dressed in women's clothing was apparently pushed to his death under a Tube train in front of hundreds of rush-hour commuters.
The middle-aged victim, who has not been named, was waiting for a London Underground train at King's Cross station when the horrifying incident unfolded.
Detectives arrested a 34-year-old woman on suspicion of murder at the scene and took her to a nearby police station where she remained this morning.
Man in dress 'pushed' to his death in rush-hour Tube horror
Transvestite pushed under a tube
Murder probe as woman 'pushes transvestite under Tube train in front of horrified rush hour commuters'

Transvestite show organized in Baku (video)
On October 23, a group of transvestites led by Alador Beranje (Andrei Tsymbalov) organized a transvestite show. The event, named “Birds of Paradise”, was organized at Hezz club & restaurant.

Eunuch gets elected to civic body in Gujarat
A eunuch, Nayak Vasanti De Kusumde, was elected to the local civic body of Khambhaliya town of Jamnagar district yesterday.

They changed, society didn't
R Selvi is a qualified physiotherapist but works as a security guard at a private software company. Ask her why and tears well up in her eyes. Selvi, born as Muthu, is a transgender who lost her job as an assistant physiotherapist at a sports club in the city after she underwent a sex change operation.

Advocates Hope Transgender Identity Is Not a Defining One
Theresa Sparks, a candidate for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, is running on what some might see as a conservative platform: she is pro-development and anti-loitering, pro-police and anti-grime. She has been endorsed by the mayor, the city’s firefighters’ union and the county deputy sheriff’s association.
[Commentary] NYT Covers Transgender Candidates
Theresa Sparks, Other Transgender Candidates, Make the NYT

[USA] [Commentary]
Unfair sex
Are women athletes right to fear that their sports will be invaded by transsexuals?
Lana Lawless, a stocky blonde in her fifties, stepped up to the tee at the 2008 World Long Drive Championship and smashed the ball into a 40 mile per hour headwind. It landed 254 yards away, the length of two-and-a-half football pitches. With that swing, Lawless became women’s world champion.
[Commentary] Spectator: “Will transsexuals destroy women’s sport?”
[Commentary] Golf Special Report: Lana Lawless, the transgender woman goes to court, but is she right?

Re-introducing lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women of African descent
With October being Coming Out Month, I thought I would re-introduce a subgroup in our LGBTQ community that is too often forgotten and/or ignored -- lesbians, bisexual, and transgender women of African descent.

Trans Murder Suspect Goes to Cops
One of the suspects in the killing of Victoria Carmen White (pictured), a transgender woman who was found dead in her apartment in Maplewood, N.J., September 12, turned himself in Saturday night.
Arrest in murder of NJ transgender woman
North Plainfield man accused in killing
Suspect Jailed in Death of NJ Transgender Woman
Authorities arrest North Plainfield man wanted in fatal shooting of transgender woman
Police Arrest Suspect In Murder Of NJ Transgender Woman
Second Suspect in Murder of Transgender Woman Surrenders
Suspects Surrender to Police in Transgender's Murder
Transgender murder suspects in custody
2nd suspect in northern NJ killing surrenders
North Plainfield suspect in transgender homicide surrenders to authorities
Second man accused of fatally shooting Maplewood transgender model surrenders

Still No Answers in Transgender Woman's Murder
A Point Breeze resident was found dead and strangled in her bedroom Monday Oct. 11.
Her boyfriend Malik Moorer discovered her body. Police had few clues as to who committed the crime even a week later.
The victim is Stacey Blahnik, a 31-year-old woman who was formerly named Michael Lee.

Abogada transexual y lesbiana se postula al TSJ para probar a instituciones “homofóbicas”
La abogada, profesora y activista transexual venezolana Tamara Adrián dijo hoy en declaraciones a Efe que postula su candidatura a magistrada del Supremo para reivindicar los derechos del colectivo y “poner a prueba” la tolerancia de un país de “instituciones homofóbicas”.

Federación de LGBT's ingresaron al Congreso proyectos de Ley de Identidad de Género
La Federación Argentina de lesbianas, gays, bisexuales y trans, y su organización miembro ATTTA (Asociación de travestis, transexuales, transgénero de Argentina) informan que han ingresado formalmente a la Cámara de Diputados de la Nación las iniciativas parlamentarias que se proponen garantizar el acceso a la identidad y a la atención integral de la salud a travestis, transexuales y transgéneros en toda la República Argentina.