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quarta-feira, Dezembro 08, 2010

[Brasil]
AL: Travesti pode ter sido morta por estrangulamento
Conhecida como Jarro, a travesti nascida Reinaldo Davino da Silva foi encontrada morta na madrugada do último domingo, 5, por moradores do loteamento Pouso da Garça, no complexo Benedito Bentes, em Maceió. O corpo dela foi reconhecido pela irmã. (Foto)


[Europe]
EU report: Europe is inconsistent on LGBT rights
There is an uneven landscape in protection of LGBT rights in Europe, the European Union’s Fundamental Rights Agency said Nov. 30 in a comprehensive report to the European Parliament.

[UK]
Revealed: 15 become hate crime victims each day in Greater Manchester
Fifteen people a day become victims of hate crimes in Greater Manchester, new figures reveal.
Police have released the data which is based on a broader definition and includes crimes against disabled, gay and transgender people, and other minority groups.

[UK]
Elderly residents relieved as transvestite heroin-addicted neighbour loses tenancy
Elderly council tenants say they no longer feel "imprisoned" in their flats after their transvestite heroin-addicted neighbour lost his tenancy.
Philip Garside was regularly visited by known drug-users at Toll Bar House in Bargate, to the south of Lincoln's High Street, and they wreaked havoc in the complex of flats.

[Ireland] [Books]
Gay of the Dead: "LET ME DIE A WOMAN" author Alan Kelly, Part Two
In Part One of my interview with Irish author Alan Kelly, we talked about growing up gay in Ireland, the fascination with the seamier side of life, and his short fiction. In Part Two, Kelly gives me all the details on his pulpliciously gruesome debut novel, LET ME DIE A WOMAN, and his favorite potato dish.

[Netherlands]
Dutch transgender people will get new diplomas
Transgender people in the Netherlands have won the right to receive new school diplomas that reflect their correct name and gender.
(Photo: Transgender people in the Netherlands have won the right to receive new school diplomas that reflect their correct name and gender. Activist Justus Eisfeld led the charge.)

[Malta]
Transexuais (operadas) já podem casar
Quatro anos depois de ter pedido licença para anunciar publicamente o seu casamento, Joanne Cassar finalmente ganhou o direito a casar quando um juiz decretou que o facto de se ter submetido a uma CRS não devia prejudicar o seu direito de ter um marido.

[Kenya]
Judges dismiss 'intersex' convict plea
Attempts by an intersex convict to introduce a third gender into Kenyan law books was thwarted when a Constitutional Court held 'there are no such people'.

[Asia]
Asia's First AIDS Conference on MSM, Transgender Populations Held in Hong Kong
Some 140 experts working on the AIDS front met in Hong Kong on Tuesday in a three-day meeting to discuss the prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections among men who have sex with men (MSM) and how to enhance the efforts in the treatment, care and support.
It is the first of its kind in the Asian region to step up efforts in HIV prevention, treatment, care and support amongst MSM and transgender populations.

[Thailand]
Lady Boys Threaten Foreigner With Stun Gun
At 2.30 am on Monday, a Pattaya Police team went to investigate an incident on Pattaya Beach near Soi 13/4 (Pattaya Land 2), where witnesses claimed two lady boys had used an electric stun gun to assault a foreign tourist. (Photo)

[Australia]
Bridget Clinch, Sex-Change Soldier, Forces Australian Army To Re-Consider Transgender Policy
An army captain's choice to undergo a sex change operation has forced Australia to re-consider what some have called a longtime ban on transgender soldiers.

[Canada]
Federal trans bill debate Dec 7
The debate on C-389 was posponed until December 8. Xtra will report on events as they unfold.
All eyes will be on Parliament Hill Dec 7 for the historic debate on Bill C-389, which effectively gives transgendered people basic human rights.
[Commentary] Mercedes Allen on trans rights: I have an agenda

[USA]
"Major civil rights victory" As LPGA No Longer Requires Players to Have Been Born Female
In the wake of a recent lawsuit filed in San Francisco by Lana Lawless, the The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has voted to allow transgendered women to compete on tour. As CBS reports, the vote ends a requirement of the LPGA in which those competing must be born female.
[Commentary] LPGA in Lockstep Caves to Radical Homosexual Agenda

[USA] [Film]
Cher's son to tell all about sex change
Cher's son Chaz Bono is set to tell the world about his sex-change in a new documentary film.
Chaz Bono OK With Cher's Mixed Pronouns; Doc 'Becoming Chaz' At Sundance

[TN, USA] [Commentary]
Akasha Adonis Files Complaint Against Officer
I don't want what happened to Akasha Adonis to be lost while everyone is rightfully angry at Belmont. But information is only slowly leaking out from Jackson.
If I'm understanding the Tennessee Equality Project post and the story in the Jackson Sun correctly, there are two levels of ridiculousness to this story.

[Ecuador]
La primera "boda" gay de Ecuador será este viernes en Quito
El próximo viernes se realizará en Quito lo que para muchos es el primer matrimonio gay legalizado en Ecuador.
De acuerdo con la información de la página web de la organización Proyecto Transgénero, el británico Joey Hateley, de 35 años, y el ecuatoriano Hugo Vera, de 23, contraerán matrimonio en el Registro Civil de Iñaquito el viernes 10 de diciembre a las 15h00.
Hateley es un transexual de mujer a varón que cambió su nombre y ha transformado su cuerpo, que es el de un hombre, pero en sus documentos aún conserva la “F” de sexo femenino. Sin embartgo, la pareja se considera homosexual, con la diferencia de que pueden casarse y procrear.