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sábado, Abril 16, 2011

[Brasil]
Travesti é morto à tiros em Campina Grande (PB)
Um homem foi assassinado à tiros na manhã desta sexta-feira (15), no Centro da cidade de Campina Grande, na Paraíba.
Segundo informações, um carro se aproximou do travesti e os homens que estavam no carro discutiram com ele e depois dispararam algumas vezes, ele morreu na hora.
A Polícia está investigando o caso.


[Brasil]
"Programa da Silvetty": A colega drag Cindy Butterfly é a convidada de hoje
Nesta edição, Silvetty Montilla recebe a colega de profissão "drag", Cindy Butterfly. As duas moçoilas tricotam e trocam receitas de bolo, claro.
Cindy fala de como criou sua persona drag e de seus projetos para a vida "montada". Cindy é também blogueira do site A Capa, onde estreou recentemente.

[Nepal]
Third gender issued citizenship certificate
The District Administration Office, Myagdi, has recently issued citizenship certificate based on gender identity to Dilu Budujha, a third gender, of Narchang VDC in the Myagdi district.

[India]
Seema Biswas goes transsexua​l
After portraying Phoolan Devi in Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen, Seema Biswas becomes the first Indian actress to play a transsexual in Indian cinema.
She will be essaying the character of a transgender in Queens! Dance of Destiny. The character is inspired by Manvendra Singh Gohil, who belongs to the royal family of Rajpipla.

[India]
Rose votes as a female this time
Former TV show host and transgender activist, Rose Venkatesh, voted as a female for the first time in her life. Rose, who had voted as a male in the last two general elections, had undergone a Sex Re-assignment Surgery (SRS) two years go. She is probably the only person in the country to vote as both a male and female till date.

[USA]
Grupo denuncia abusos contra inmigrantes gays y transgénero
Un grupo defensor de los inmigrantes presentó 13 querellas en materia de derechos civiles, en representación de indocumentados homosexuales y transgénero, quienes señalan que sufrieron abusos y actitudes negligentes cuando estaban en centros de detención operados por el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional en nueve estados.

[USA]
Pink Nail Polish Causes Panic
While J. Crew's creative director openly celebrates her son's love of the color pink, a Fox News commentator and a conservative media analyst say the boy's exposure to pink nail polish is sure to result in years of therapy for him.
[Commentary] Pink Nail Polish On Boy In Clothing Ad Sparks Fits of Wingnut Outrage

[HI, USA]
Hawaii Grows Gayer
Hawaii welcomes its third elected openly LGBT official (pictured), while the state legislature passes employment protections for transgender people.
Hawaii Lawmakers Pass Employment Protections For Transgendered
Equality Hawaii, Human Rights Campaign Applaud Hawaii Legislature for Passing Transgender Employment Protections


[ID, USA]
Catherine Carlson's Emotional Day in Court
In a red sweater, long black skirt and high heals donated by women from the Payette County Clerk’s Office, Catherine Carlson appeared for the first day of her trial Tuesday, facing charges of first-degree arson, unlawful possession of a bomb or destructive device and indecent exposure (BW, News, "Catherine Carlson's Day in Court, April 6, 2011).
Carlson found guilty

[IN, USA]
Gender identity discussion set for April 26
Are two gender categories, male and female, enough? A discussion about gender identity will challenge the answer to this question.
The talk on "Are Two Enough? Transgenderism, Intersexuality, and the Assumed Sex/Gender Dichotomy" will be held in the University Hall Theater on April 26 at 7 p.m.

[MD, USA]
Pronouns -- ethics commission's main concern
The Montgomery County Ethics Commission in Maryland has discarded a case against a transgendered man that was filed by two witnesses who insisted on referring to him with a masculine pronoun.

[ME, USA]
Bill sparked by Auburn woman's case would permit businesses to establish rules for bathroom use by biological sex
A transgendered woman is denied the use of the ladies room in a chain restaurant in Auburn.
In Orono, a middle school boy who identifies as a girl isn't allowed to use the girls' bathroom.
Bill seeks clarity on transgender restroom use
Maine Bill Would Repeal Protections for the Transgendered
Bill on transgendered restroom use draws heated, emotional debate

[Commentary] Kill The Maine Anti-Trans LD 1046
[Commentary] Maine's LD 1046 Has Heated Debate

[NJ, USA]
Transgender worker sues over firing
A transgender New Jersey man says he was unfairly fired from his job supervising men giving urine for drug testing.
Transsexual sues drug treatment centre after he was sacked from job monitoring men giving urine samples

[NV, USA]
Gender Identity Protections Advance in Nevada State Senate
Last week, the Nevada Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor voted 4-3 on SB331, legislation that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression in places of public accommodations. The bill sponsored by Senator David Parks, was voted fully along party lines with all four Democrats on the committee voting in favor of transgender protections.

[OR, USA]
Murder defendant says she has no memory of bashing a pickax into North Portland roommate's head
A defendant accused of murdering her North Portland roommate told a Multnomah County jury this morning that she doesn't remember repeatedly swinging a hefty pickax into the skull of her roommate -- and that she was only trying to protect her life on the evening her roommate flew into a murderous rage.
(Photo: David French, who goes by the name "Z," says it is very emotional for her every time she goes over the events of May 4, 2007, the day Frank Johnson, her roommate, died.)
Defendant says she doesn’t remember how roommate killed
Suspect In Ax Killing Case Takes Stand


[PA, USA]
Planned Parenthood offers transgender hours in Pa.
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania plans to offer extended hours for transgender health care at its downtown Pittsburgh clinic.
In a release Tuesday, the group says the event will be held April 20 for "transgender, FBM, two-spirit, gender-queer, gender nonconforming, butch women, and queer and questioning people."

[TX, USA]
Commissioner John Wiley Price undecided on protecting transgender county workers
Commissioner John Wiley Price says he remains undecided about adding gender identity to Dallas County’s employment nondiscrimination policy.

[Trinidad & Tobago/Belize]
Transgende​r Belizean cries discrimina​tion
A TRANSGENDER person from Belize, who was on the way to a regional conference being held in this country, has claimed discrimination by immigration officers at the Piarco International Airport.
Mia Quetzal, a Belizean and regional coordinator of the Caribbean Regional Tran in Action was invited to attend an United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) meeting held in this country on Tuesday and Wednesday. (Photo)

[Honduras]
Hondurenho corta o pênis porque queria ser mulher
Um hondurenho de 19 anos cortou o próprio pênis alegando que desejava ser mulher, segundo o boletim médico do hospital para onde foi levado.
Honduras: joven de 19 años abordó peligrosamente su reasignación sexual mutilándose el pene
Dan de alta a joven que se cortó el pene


[Honduras]
Homofobia: Atacan a puñaladas a trabajador del sexo
En estado delicado se encontraba ayer un trabajador del sexo transexual atacado supuestamente a puñaladas por uno de sus clientes la madrugada de ayer en la colonia Palmira, de esta ciudad, donde lo auxiliaron paramédicos del Cuerpo de Bomberos. (Foto)

[Chile]
Transexual lamentó "fuerte oposición política" a operaciones de reasignación sexual
El miembro del Movimiento por la Diversidad Sexual Lukas Berredo conversó con Una Nueva Mañana a propósito de los tres casos de transexuales que accedieron a la operación de reasignación sexual gratuitamente en el sistema de salud pública, gracias a la intervención del Consejo de Defensa del Estado (CDE).

[Argentina​]
Repudio al fallo judicial que niega cambio de sexo
Las legisladoras Marta Milesi y María Inés García (UCR) repudiaron el fallo del juez Miguel Güiraldes, quien negó la posibilidad a una mujer transexual de someterse a una operación para cambiar de sexo y en el mismo falló descartó que pueda cambiar su nombre en el DNI.

[Argentina​]
Un gay y una travesti presos se casan en el penal de Ezeiza
Eduardo y Vivian se casaron. Y hasta ahí no hay mucha noticia, si no fuera porque ambos están presos en el Complejo Penitenciario I, de Ezeiza, y si bien comparten el pabellón de hombres, él está en el sector de homosexuales y ella, en el de travestis. Sin embargo, estar privados de la libertad no les impidió enamorarse y ayer sellaron esa relación con una libreta de matrimonio.

[Argentina]
Presentaron la guía para comunicadores sobre Derecho a la Identidad de Género
Este jueves presentaron en la facultad de Humanidades de la Universidad Autónoma de Entre Ríos (Uader) “la guía para comunicadores y comunicadoras sobre Derecho a la Identidad de Género” elaborada por la Federación Argentina de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Trans, informó a AIM la integrante del Foro por la Diversidad del Inadi, Soledad Henares. Con este material se pretende instruir sobre la temática y de esta manera evitar “situaciones de discriminación a través del uso inadecuado del vocabulario”.
Los derechos a la identidad de género y a la atención integral de la salud fueron los ejes de la presentaci​ón de una guía para comunicadores