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segunda-feira, Maio 09, 2011


[India/Pakistan]
Transgender Associations: Indian she-male delegates welcomed
President of Punjab’s She-male Association Shana Abbasi, vice-president Sahiba Jahan along with the association’s other office-bearers, warmly welcomed the delegation of Haryana’s she-male association. The visiting Indian delegates prayed for the departed soul of Najma, a member of the Bahawalpur she-male association who died of a heart attack two months ago.

[Thailand]
Miss Tiffany Universe 2011
The very beautiful and elegant Miss Tiffany Universe of 2011 was awarded to Miss Sammie, aged 21, whose real name is Mr. Sirapassorn Atayagorn. The contest, held at Tiffany Theater, came to a beautiful conclusion Friday evening, when the World’s Most Beautiful Drag Queen prize was granted to this student from Ramkhamhaeng Open University, which is located in Bangkok. Miss Sammie received 120,000 Baht, a Toyota Yaris, a glittering crown sponsored by GodDiamond, a trophy, and many other awards. 1st Place Ribbon, a voucher for 1 year complementary accommodation at Woodland Resort Pattaya, a Air Ticket Voucher from PC Air, a Voucher from Pratunam Policlinic for plastic surgery and beauty surgery including a voucher from Asoke Dermatological Center, a G Net mobile phone and a gift set from Banana IT. Miss Sammie was also crowned as Miss Silky Sexy Skin, and received another set of prizes for this, including a gift voucher worth 50,000 Baht from the Asoke Dermatological Center.



[Australia]
Transgender Discrimination (Podcast)
The Human Rights Commissioner has called on the federal government to introduce laws to protect people from discrimination on the grounds of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

[Canada] [Commentary]
Transgender people deserve place in society
Transgender people are the hidden minority who live among you, but who prefer to remain invisible so we are treated with respect.
Many of us do not want you to know, because you might not value our abilities, or even befriend us.
We teach public school, we are professors at universities, while others of us work the streets. Some of us are medical doctors.

[AR, USA]
Mujer Transexual y Nativa Americana premiada por su Activismo Político en Arizona, EEUU
Trudie Jackson, foto, una mujer transexual nativa americana de Arizona, se hizo acreedora a la Beca Udall, concedida a los estudiantes nativos americanos destacados por su trabajo social y su esfuerzo por obtener un grado universitario en política y acciones comunitarias.

[MA, USA]
Transgender Women and Their Allies Speak on Mother’s Day
The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) announced the release of three new videos as part of their multi-media public education campaign entitled I AM: Trans People Speak.

[MD, USA]
Rally for Chrissy Lee Polis
On Monday, April 25 a rally was held in the parking lot of the Rosedale Maryland McDonald’s restaurant where local trans-woman Chrissy Lee Polis had been brutally assaulted on April 18. A 14 year-old juvenile and 18 year-old Teonna Monae Brown have been charged in the attack that activists want investigated as a hate crime.
Police Release 911 Tapes From Attack At McDonald's
Activistas Transexuales protestaron frente al McDonalds por Ataque Transfóbico


[NV, USA]
Bill to protect transgender workers from discrimination advances
Senate Democrats won a preliminary victory Saturday in pushing forward a bill to prohibit discrimination in employment based on gender identity or expression.
Senate delays final vote on transgender bias bill

[NV, USA] [Commentary]
Protecting transgender people
Las Vegas is renowned for its hospitality to visitors. However, that reputation -- and the reputation of Nevada as a whole -- took a hit when Stephanie, a transgendered New Yorker visiting Las Vegas in April, says she was escorted out of, and forever banned from, the Cosmopolitan hotel after using a women's restroom.

[OK, USA]
Becoming Katie (Part Two)
Katie Hill tries not to take it personally when people don't understand what transgender means. She didn't know herself for a long time.

[Venezuela]
Dos mujeres transexuales asesinadas en Venezuela, una de ellas era adolescente, familiares han reconocido
El jueves llegaron a la morgue de Bello Monte los familiares de Kimberly Rubí Bianconi López, de 17 años de edad, una de las dos transexuales asesinadas el 30 de abril en la madrugada en la avenida Libertador, frente a las Residencias Pórtico del Este.

[Chile]
La transexualidad queda fuera de las leyes
La Comisión Técnica designada en el país para establecer una ley contra la discriminación ha instado a no incluir la identidad de género entre los aspectos que no podrán ser discriminados. La principal asociación LGTB del país se ha quejado de dicha medida.

[Argentina]
Presentan un "Frente Nacional" por la Ley de Identidad de Genero para transexuales en Argentina
El Frente Nacional por la Ley de Identidad de Género, formado por organizaciones y activistas travestis, transgéneros, trans, intersexuales, lesbianas, gays y bisexuales, fue lanzado hoy en la ciudad de Buenos Aires.