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segunda-feira, dezembro 06, 2010

Warning over transvestite con artist operating in Barnet
A woman is warning residents to be on their guard after being caught out by a transvestite con man in East Barnet.

European gays meet in Nicosia
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights groups from around southern Europe vowed to work together yesterday at a “solidarity and networking conference” held in Nicosia.

[South Africa]
Transgender forced out
Teenager identifies as a boy, too embarrassed to wear a skirt at school
Gender activists have stepped in to help a transgender teenager who has been forced to leave his East London school in Eastern Cape because he was not allowed to wear trousers.

Eunuchs from India and Pakistan pray for peace & unity
Eunuchs from India and Pakistan Saturday prayed for peace and prosperity in the region and bent their knees inside the famous Raghunath temple complex hoping that both the countries will come together and peace will return in Kashmir valley soon.

Trans activist calls for marriage equality
November 20 was Trans Remembrance Day. Sally Goldner, spokesperson for TransGender Victoria, gave the following speech at the 3000-strong marriage equality rally held in Melbourne that day.

GLAAD at 25: Angie Zapata and Transgender Day of Remembrance
GLAAD first learned of the murder of 18-year-old Angie Zapata through several emails on July 22nd, 2008. It was five days after her murder. The emails alerted us to local stories from The Tribune in Greeley, Colorado, that used incorrect pronouns and failed to recognize Angie as a transgender woman. At that point, it was still unclear why Angie had been murdered. The police had yet to apprehend a suspect or discover a motive.

[USA] [Commentary]
Akasha Adonis Was Punched In The Face On Black Friday. Did Cops Stop Caring After Learning She's Trans?
If you were among the crazy — or drunk — crowd that managed to handle the early morning stampede known as Black Friday, there's a good chance that at some point during the flat screen TV rush and the toy aisle mania you felt your personal space was invaded. So much so that you might have even considered the inappropriate crushing of your limbs to be an assault. But that's nothing compared to what trans woman Akasha Adonis and her mother faced at the Kohl's store in Jackson, Tennessee, on Nov. 26. Not only was she brutally assaulted by "overzealous" (read: fanatical) shoppers before the store even opened, but the cops who responded to the incident lost interest when they realized they were dealing with a trans victim.

GLAAD Fetes 25 Years
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, with president Jarrett Barrios, celebrated its quarter-century birthday at a star-studded Los Angeles party Friday evening.
GLAAD celebrates 25th anniversary

Open Door starts Humboldt's first transgender health clinic
The transgender community will have access to a new health clinic specifically designed with their needs in mind.
The result of a partnership between Humboldt County transgender advocates and Bay Area agencies, the Humboldt Open Door Clinic is launching a once-a-month transgender health clinic Tuesday.

Ex-con tells of sex forced on him
Getting ready for work, Dedric McDaniels combs his hair. He was released from state prison Oct. 1. He says he is transgender and was a target of inmates and guards.

Gender Identity Expert and Author Kate Bornstein in Seattle This Weekend
Transgender author, speaker and playwright Kate Bornstein will be appearing in Seattle for a series of events Saturday, December 4 through Monday December 6 featuring readings from her past, current and upcoming books.