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quarta-feira, março 23, 2011

European Parliament: Situation of lesbian, bisexual and transgender women deserves specific attention
In its just-adopted 2010 report on equality between women and men in the European Union, the European Parliament said the situation of lesbian and bisexual women, as well as that of transgender people, deserves specific attention.

Transsexual to learn op cash ruling
A transsexual living in the Reading area is due to learn whether she has won an appeal court battle in her bid to obtain NHS funding for a breast enlargement operation.
Transsexual to learn breast op cash ruling
Transsexual loses breast op battle
Trans woman loses legal battle for breast implants
UK transgender woman loses breast enlargement bid
Transsexual loses appeal to get boob job on NHS
Transsexual loses NHS boob op fight
Transsexual NHS breast operation refusal upheld
Transsexual loses Appeal Court battle to have breast enlargement on NHS

[UK] [Commentary]
A brief, incomplete history of trans people in the media
Transcript of a talk given to the Cambridge University Students' Union for LGBT History Month in February 2011, and again at The T Party for Brighton Winter Pride in March 2011.

Former neo-Nazi becomes leftist after sex change
Before undergoing a sex change to become a woman, Monika Strub was a member of Germany's neo-Nazi NPD party. But ten years later, she is running for Baden-Württemberg's state parliament for the socialist Left party.

Transgender People Press for Equality in Nepal
Bhawana Dhakal, 26, always hated wearing men’s clothes.
Growing up in a society that does not accept people of the “third gender,” or transgender, she says she had no choice but to wear men’s clothes.

Transgenders aiming for tickets this poll
She's used to being under the arclights. But when flashbulbs popped on Thursday afternoon, former TV chat show host and transgender Rose Venkatesan was announcing her decision to carve a career for herself in an equally exciting field — politics. "If I am chosen to contest against Karunanidhi, I will go ahead and do my best," says Rose, who filed her application for a DMDK ticket a week ago. (Photo)
Rose wishes to join politics
Two celebrity transgenders aspire to fight Tamil Nadu polls

4 arrested for setting eunuch ablaze
Four persons have been arrested on charges of setting ablaze a eunuch in the city, the police said today.
Turf war: Four of family held for setting eunuch ablaze

US bill introduced to protect LGBT students
A bill was introduced in both the US House and Senate yesterday to protect LGBT students from discrimination, including harassment “based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity” in public elementary and secondary schools.
LaBarbera: Schools Can Stop Bullying without Promoting Homosexuality or Gender Confusion

[USA] [Commentary]
Dana Beyer Cleared of Ethics Charges
In February, 2008, the Citizens for Responsible Government were trying to get people to sign petitions for a referendum to repeal a gender identity nondiscrimination law that had just been enacted in Montgomery County, Maryland. Standing in public places throughout the county, they told unwary citizens that the new law would allow male pedophiles and sexual predators to go into ladies' showers and restrooms legally and molest their wives and daughters. People who heard this were of course shocked, and many of them signed the petitions, though the law had nothing to do with that but merely involved the addition of the term "gender identity" to the usual list of religion, national origin, etc. that was already part of the existing nondiscrimination law.

Mujer Transexual asesinada en Arkansas, EEUU, el FBI investiga, se celebra vigilia y su madre asiste
El FBI investiga el asesinato de Marcal Camero Tye, una mujer transexual/ transgénero recientemente asesinada en Arkansas, como un posible crímen de odio. Marcal Camero Tye, de 25 años de edad, fue encontrada muerta de un tiro en la cabeza y fue arrastrada mientras se encontraba atada a la parte posterior de un auto en Forrest City, Arkansas.

VIDEO: Transvestites Duke it Out at SoCal Taco Shop
A group of transvestites got into a fight at a taco shop in San Diego, and the whole thing was caught on video.

Supporters of Maryland Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination Bill Speak During Equality Maryland's Wednesday Press Conference
Before the Maryland House of Delegates Health and Government Operations Committee heard testimony on Wednesday, March 9, from many supporters and a few opponents of House Bill 235, a bill that would prohibit discrimination in the state on the basis of gender identity in the areas of areas of housing, employment, licensing and commercial leasing, Equality Maryland held a press conference in the same building.

Bill would clarify restroom use
State Rep. Ken Fredette wants everyone to be clear on where he or she can go to the bathroom.

Gillibrand pushes anti-bullying legislation for gays, transgenders
A New York senator is looking to better protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students from bullying.

Transgender mayoral candidate forced to change name on ballot because of state law
Sandra Dunn, the transgender woman running for mayor of Amarillo, this week had to withdraw her application to compete in the election and resubmit it because state law prohibits candidates from running for office using anything other than their legal name, according to reports in the Amarillo Globe-News.
Brokenbek joins race for Amarillo mayor