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segunda-feira, novembro 08, 2010

Transsexual prostitute killer launches appeal bid
A man serving a life sentence for the murder of a transsexual prostitute has launched a challenge to his conviction at the Court of Appeal.

Mikki Nicholson: Your Trans Scrabble Champion
Play the word history during your friendly Scrabble game, and you're going to get a minimum of 11 points. Play the word obeisant, at least if you're Mikki Nicholson, and you'll not only get 86 points, but you'll be crowned one of the leading Scrabble players in all of the world.
[Commentary] Woman wins word game; blogger wonders if “journalism” is an anagram of “cis privileged fuckwittery”

HRCP meeting discusses problems of Third Gender
In a presentation entitled 'Problems of Third Gender - The sociology of Transvestites in Sindh', Human rights activist and writer of a book on the subject of transvestites, Akhter Baloch discussed their day-to-day life, customs and perception of the society towards them in an HRCP Karachi meeting.
Problems of the third gender

The darker side of transgenders’ life
All is not well with the sexuality minorities. Beneath the makeup and the colourful clothes hide tales of loneliness and depression.

[Hong Kong]
Hong Kong judge rules against trans marriage
A trial court judge in Hong Kong ruled against letting a postoperative male-to-female transsexual get married, last month.

[New Zealand]
Man accused of transvestite killing 'just venting'
A man accused of murder has faced claims that he is "an ugly drunk" with a string of grievances against an elderly Upper Hutt transvestite who was bashed to death.

Equality California Condemns Brutal Assault of Transgender Woman
The Los Angeles Police Department is searching for a suspect who brutally assaulted a transgender woman, in what could be a hate-based crime. A transgender woman was brutally kicked in the face and struck in the head with a bottle near the corner of La Brea Avenue and Sunset Boulevard. She was left with a broken jaw. Police are still investigating the incident, which occurred earlier in the month, but are now seeking information from the public.

Trans woman receives HIV award at diversity conference
JoAnne Keatley received an award given by Kaiser Permanente honoring her work with California’s HIV patients at the 33rd annual Diversity Conference, held in Los Angeles Oct. 27.

Kolakowski wins race for Alameda County Superior Court judge
Alameda County has become home to the first transgender trial judge in the country as Victoria Kolakowski won the race to fill an empty seat on the county's Superior Court bench.

Transgender man comes out on GWU women's basketball team
This season, the George Washington University women's basketball team will welcome a man on the court. On Nov. 13, Junior guard Kye Allums, formerly Kay-Kay, could become the first publicly transgender person to play Division 1 NCAA basketball.
(Photo: Kye Allums, a junior guard on George Washington’s women’s basketball team, said he grew up feeling that he was a man.)
Transgender Man Is on Women’s Team
Kye Allums: Transgender man playing NCAA women's basketball
Colonials' transgender athlete finds supportive environment
Kye Allums, George Washington junior, to become first openly transgender basketball player in NCAA
NCAA’s First Openly Transgender Player Set to Take the Court
Trans athlete will test NCAA

Transgender Driver Accuses Portland Cop of Groping
This just in from the Oregonian: A transgender woman is suing the city for more than $200,000, claiming a Portland police officer roughly grabbed her breasts and genitalia during a search after a traffic stop two years ago.
Transgender motorist sues Portland police for more than $200,000 for alleged groping during traffic stop