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sexta-feira, Janeiro 21, 2011

[Portugal]
Esquerda quer "género" em vez de "sexo" e "etnia" em vez de "raça"
A substituição do conceito de raça pelo de etnia e a de sexo por género são as principais propostas dos partidos de esquerda ao princípio da igualdade, que hoje, quarta-feira, começou a ser discutido na comissão para a revisão constitucional.

[Brasil]
Distrito Federal terá 3º Seminário da visibilidade de travestis e transexuais
No próximo dia 28 de janeiro, sexta-feira, será realizado o 3º Seminário da Visibilidade de Travestis e Transexuais do Distrito Federal a partir das 19h, no auditório da CUT/DF com debate acerca da realidade de travestis e transexuais no Distrito Federal e Entorno, com foco na despatologização da Transexualidade e na transfobia sofrida por essa população.

[Brasil]
Travesti é morto no Centro de Jaraguá (SC)
O sonho de Márcio Pereira, 30 anos, de viajar para a Itália no fim deste ano foi interrompido. O corpo dele ficou caído na calçada da rua Tufie Mahfud, perto do Ginásio Arthur Muller, no Centro de Jaraguá do Sul, Santa Catarina.


[Brasil]
Universidade de São Paulo passa a aceitar nome social de alunos trans
Mais uma conquista para a comunidade de transexuais e travestis.

[España]
Gays, lesbianas y transexuales piden ser miembros del futuro Consejo Social de Almería
El Colectivo de Lesbianas, Gays y Transexuales de Almería COLEGA ALMERÍA englobada en la Federación Andaluza COLEGAS, encabezado por su Presidente, Antonio Ferre, ha mantenido una reunión con la actual Concejal de Participación Ciudadana , Atención Social y Organizaciones Sociales del Ayuntamiento de Almería , Dª. Pilar Ortega. Entre los temas que se le ha planteado al edil almeriense desde la entidad, ha sido el ser miembros participes de futuro Consejo Social del Ayuntamiento de Almería, cuando sea aprobado el Reglamento de Participación Ciudadana.

[UK]
Health cutbacks will affect IVF, gender reassignment and obesity surgery
A health watchdog says vulnerable people will be hit by cuts resulting from what it calls a “panic consultation” by NHS West Kent.
Kent and Medway Networks say that the Primary Care Trust’s (PCT) week-long consultation in December resulted in “hasty” cuts.

[Denmark]
Transsexual “freak show” comments lands journalist in trouble
A TV2 journalist is in trouble after referring to a transsexual woman as a man and using the word “freak show” about people who have had sex change operations.
The Danish National Organisation for Gay Men, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgendered Persons (LGBT) has filed an official complaint to TV2’s Eastern Jutland affiliate, which broadcast the comments on January 7.

[Indonesia]
Hermaphrodite child reported in Bandung
A four-year-old child in Pasirhuni village, West Java, has been found with both male and female genitalia.

[French Polynesia]
French Polynesia mayor in court over sex change objection
A mayor in French Polynesia has appeared in the criminal court in Papeete for alleged abuse of power after he refused to marry a couple because the woman had had a sex change.
Thomas Moutame, who is the mayor of Taputapuatea on Raiatea, is also being accused of sexual discrimination.
Mariage controversé : Thomas Moutame fixé le 22 mars
Thomas Moutame risque un an d’inéligibilité


[USA]
LGBT Employees at Credit Suisse Benefit from Enhanced Offerings
More comprehensive coverage for domestic partners and their dependents and new transgender benefits

[USA] [Commentary]
Kate Moss & Lea T’s LOVE Mag Cover Brings Out Media’s Inner Transphobe
We spoke a while ago about the “hot new trend” of trans models being the “it girls” of the fashion industry, and how that entire discussion is fundamentally “transphobic and also stupid.” There was the hope that maybe at least the people who buy that would get bored and move on, but apparently not! The exotifying fascination with trans models, especially with Givenchy’s Lea T, lives on. Specifically, it lives on in a frenzy about the new cover of Love magazine, which features Lea T doing sexy makeouts with cis supermodel Kate Moss. Are you ready for this? No, me neither.

[USA] [Commentary]
There They Go Pushing Gay Marriage Over ENDA Again
If you thought I was kidding about the Gayosphere wanting to pivot GL activism back to same gender marriage all the time in the wake of the trans free DADT passage, peep this latest piece by David Mixner entitled LGBT Rights-An Important Year Ahead which doesn't mention any issue of importance to transpeople.

[CA, USA]
City Council vote on sex change fund on February 15
Berkeley’s City Council scheduled a vote on a fund for sex reassignment surgery for its meeting on February 15. The proposal, which would provide $20,000 per year, had attracted national attention.
Berkeley Council Postpones Vote on Funding Sex-Change Operations
Meanwhile, In Berkeley: City-Funded Sex Reassignment Surgery?
Berkeley May Fund Employee Transition Surgeries


[MA, USA]
Action Day for Transgender Equal Rights
The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) is calling on the transgender community and its allies to participate in an Action Day at the State House.

[MN, USA]
Arrest in Murder of Transgender Woman in Minneapolis
Minneapolis police have made an arrest in the murder of a transgender woman found stabbed to death in a downtown Minneapolis apartment on Jan. 11 – the first murder of the year in Minneapolis.
Arnold Darwin Waukazo arrested in Krissy Bates's murder
Blaine man arrested in transgender killing


[Honduras]
Comunidad homosexual exige al Gobierno de Honduras esclarecer asesinatos
Dirigentes de la comunidad homosexual de Honduras exigieron hoy al Gobierno el esclarecimiento de los asesinatos de medio centenar de miembros de ese colectivo registrados desde 2004, cinco de ellos en el último mes.
Un grupo de dirigentes de las organizaciones Asociación por una Vida Mejor en Honduras (Apuvimeh), Red Lésbica Cattrachas y la Red Trans Cattrachas planteó su demanda a la ministra de Derechos Humanos, Ana Pineda, en una reunión celebrada en Casa Presidencial.
Piden que cesen "crímenes de odio" en Honduras
Secretaria de DD.HH. condena los “crímenes de odio” contra homosexuales
U.S. Embassy in Honduras expresses concern for recent killings of members of the LGBT community
U.S. Embassy in Honduras expresses concern for recent killings of members of the LGBT community


[Honduras/Brazil]
Gay Murder Rates Soar in Brazil, Honduras
Cultural and political homophobia in Latin America remains starkly lethal, as evidence from two divergent societies there demonstrates.

[Argentina]
Primeiro transexual no Big Brother argentino
Após a polêmica em cima de Ariadna, participante transexual do Big Brother Brasil 11, eliminada na ultima terça (18) chegou a vez do nosso "hermano" Alejandro Iglesias, 26, ele é o primeiro homem transexual a participar de uma edição do "Gran Hermano", versão argentina do Big Brother. Nesta semana, Alejandro, que nasceu mulher e chamava-se Silvia, contou aos outros confinados a verdade sobre sua identidade de gênero.