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sábado, março 05, 2011

HUC iniciam cirurgias a transexuais para dar resposta a casos em espera
Os Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra (HUC) preparam-se para, dentro de três ou quatro meses, começarem a fazer operações a transexuais, que até agora eram efetuadas apenas em Lisboa.

Médico pioneiro em cirurgias de troca de sexo será investigado
O primeiro urologista a realizar cirurgias demudança de sexo desde que o procedimento foi autorizado no Brasil, em 1998, Dr. Carlos Adib Cury está sendo investigado pelo Conselho de Regional de Medicina do Estado de São Paulo. Ele é acusado de não cumprir a legislação que regulamenta este tipo de cirurgia. O Conselho anunciou que abriu uma sindicância para investigar as cirurgiasrealizadas pelo médico no Hospital de Basede São José do Rio Preto, interior de São Paulo.

Roberta Close deixa festa após chegada de Ariadna
Transexual do BBB incomodou Roberta Close em baile carnavalesco no Rio de Janeiro

[South Africa]
Sex workers march to be legalised, end to stigma, abuse
SEX workers from around the province marched to the premier’s office yesterday and handed over a memorandum demanding the decriminalisation of sex work, because they say the current laws keep them oppressed and stigmatised.

Some transgender women turn to underground cosmetic procedures
Ever since the news emerged last month that a 20-year-old woman who received a silicone injection in her buttocks in a Philadelphia hotel room died, the issue of so-called underground cosmetic procedures has re-emerged into the forefront of mainstream media.

Anti-transgendered bias faces workplace ban
A bill to protect transgendered people from workplace discrimination is up for a vote today by the full state House of Representatives.

Chicago Roller Derby Girls to Allow Transgender Players
While it seems that some women's roller derby teams have allowed transgender women to join their league, the Chicago Outfit Roller Derby League is one of the first to take the step to adapt a formal inclusion policy.

[MA, USA] [Film]
Film Explores Sex Changes in Iran
Iran is one of eight countries where homosexuality is a crime punishable by death—but also a country in which sex-change operations are legal, said Organization for Refuge Asylum and Migration founder Neil Grungras in a discussion last night about LGBT rights in the Middle East.

‘Political reality’ forces changes to Md. trans bill
Supporters and opponents were expected to turn out in force on March 9 for a hearing on a bill before a Maryland House of Delegates committee that calls for prohibiting discrimination against transgender people in employment and housing.

Michigan students fight anti-trans bias
Last fall students at Mona Shores High School in Muskegon, Mich., made history by electing Oakleigh Marshall Reed homecoming king. Reed — known to his classmates as Oak — is a transgender youth. School records have him listed as female under the birth name Oakleigh Marie.

Man injured in early morning shooting in KC
Kansas City police were called to the 1500 block of Chelsea Avenue this morning on a report that a woman had been shot in the abdomen.
As it turns out, the victim was a transgender man who was wearing nothing but a pair of underwear. Police are investigating whether the shooting was related to the man’s gender status.

Utah police to undergo transgender training
A normal traffic stop lasts no more than 10 or 15 minutes. Especially a routine stop because of a faulty taillight. However, that was not the experience for John Smith (name has been changed).