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domingo, fevereiro 27, 2011

Figures show an increase in homophobic and transphobic hate crimes
Hate crimes against gay and transgender people in Gloucestershire have risen according to new figures.
Victims reported almost 80 such crimes last year in the county with several areas such as Gloucester and the Forest of Dean seeing a rise in attacks.

It's Donna Corleone
Anti-Mafia cops have nicked their first transsexual godfather - who goes by the name of Kitty.
Beefy Ugo Gabriele, 27, dyed his hair blonde, plucked his eyebrows and wore lipstick.
He commanded a clan with dozens of gangsters, operating a drugs and prostitution racket.

‘Sex change teacher’ dressed like a man
Many did not identify Patricia Dludlu as he appeared in court yesterday dressed as a man.
This was the first time she made a public appearance without her wig and women’s clothing. The teacher, who once alleged that she had a sex change operation, was recently re-arrested for another case of allegedly sexually abusing a 25 year old man. Dludlu is currently in custody.

Court gives 17-year-old teenage girl the right to become a man
A court has granted a teenage girl the right to start hormone treatment so she can become a male.
The 17-year-old's treatment means all female aspects of puberty, including ovulation and menstruation, will be stopped and she will develop masculine attributes such as facial hair and a deep voice.

Bill C-389 before Senate
Transgendered rights advocates across Canada are cautiously optimistic after the House of Commons narrowly passed Bill C-389 on Wednesday, Feb. 9.

Craigslist Rep. Wanted Trans Women
Two transgender women have come forward claiming to have been contacted on Craigslist by former Rep. Christopher Lee, who they claim was looking for a casual encounter.
Craigslist Transgender Scandal for Ex-Lawmaker
New allegations against Lee
The Craigslist Congressman and the Crossdressing Prostitute

[USA] [Commentary]
Injustice at Every Turn -- Part VII: Identity Documents
Previous "turns" have covered the basic data about who transpeople living in America are in Who we are -- by the numbers, Part I: Education, Part II: Employment, Part III: Health Care, Part IV: Family, Part V: Housing and Part VI: Public Accommodation.