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sexta-feira, junho 03, 2011

Lavar a alma: Gisberta e o "bullying"
Ultimamente, não se tem visto outra coisa nos telejornais e em todo o tipo de média que não casos do recentemente chamado "bullying". Ele é a rapariga violentamente agredida por duas mais velhas, é o fuzileiro espancado pelos colegas, é mais uma miúda agredida e colocada dentro de um contentor de lixo por colegas da escola, enfim, parece que de repente se acordou para algo há muito adormecido, e que, quer queiram quer não, sempre existiu.

Lea T. arrasa no Fashion Rio e recebe beijo de Gilberto Gil
Lea T. foi a grande sensação do desfile da marca Blue Man nesta quarta-feira (1) no Fashion Rio. Esse foi o primeiro desfile de beachwear da transex. Lea primeiro causou suspense na plateia ao aparecer na sua primeira entrada de maiô e shorts.
Transsexual Model Lea T. Snagged A Swimwear Campaign!
Transsexual Model Lea T. Lands First Swim Campaign

Aprueban tramite Ley Igualdad Trato, penalizará medio millón euros discriminación a transexuales, entre otras/os
El Consejo de Ministros acaba de aprobar el Anteproyecto de Ley Integral para la Igualdad de Trato y la No Discriminación. El objetivo de la norma es hacer valer de forma efectiva el artículo 14 de la Constitución, aquel que proclama el derecho a la no discriminación, el artículo 19 Tratado de Funcionamiento de la Unión Europea y trasponer varias directivas europeas que se habían abordado parcialmente. En la práctica supone que se impondrán multas desde los 150 al medio millón de euros para aquellos que discriminen, según el grado del agravio, que existirá una Sala en la Fiscalía General del de para promover y coordinar las actuaciones penales en este ámbito y que se crea la figura de la Autoridad para la Igualdad de Trato y la No Discriminación, que podrá actuar de oficio o a instancias de una parte.

Trans woman asks that she be sent to a women’s prison if convicted for benefit fraud
A trans woman from Oldham who confessed to falsely claiming £12,000 in benefits over a period of four years, asked that she be sent to a women’s prison if convicted.

Joanne Cassar takes case to European court
Joanne Cassar, the post-op transgender woman who has been fighting for her right to get married for the past five years, has taken her case to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
Transgender seeks legal remedy, compensation from European Court

This bell tolls for justice
TAI's Aaraichimani reaches out to transgenders and sex workers in times of trouble

Eunuchs on a spree in Lucknow
Residents of Lucknow have decided to challenge eunuchs. Extortion and terrorising tactics by eunuchs have been on the rise for quite sometime in the state capital. There have been over a dozen such cases in the past one month. But now resistance is on its way. Veteran's Sahayata Samiti has knocked at the doors of DIG, Lucknow for help.

HC allows hermaphrodite to sit for paramilitary forces exam
The Delhi HC has allowed a hermaphrodite to take the recruitment exam of the Sashastra Seema Bal. Earlier, the force had denied her employment, as she did not have ovaries. Overturning the home ministry observations, justice Geeta Mittal said, “The rejection of the petitioner… on grounds of medical un-fitness in the medical examinations and findings of Dr K Bhushan, Additional Director General, ministry of home affairs is arbitrary, irrational and illegal and hereby quashed”.

Abuse traumatizes gay community
A 20-year-old homosexual in Hanoi told researchers that discrimination from his classmates and parents had driven him to attempt suicide three times since the age of 14.

Indonesia's Transgender Community Facing Test of Faith
For Indonesian transgenders, practicing religion in public is not an easy thing, but that doesn’t stop some from trying.

Helping transsexuals blend into society
With their stylish outfits and designer handbags, a group of transsexuals made heads turned as they walked into a seminar hall at a resort here recently.
But they weren't here for a frivolous or illicit purpose.
Instead, the 30 individuals in their 30s and 40s, came to attend a four-day advocacy and motivational programme ending yesterday, designed at helping them improve their life and livelihood.

Some sexual identity disorders untreatable
"Life on no-man's land, where neither X, nor Y, marks the spot." This is what is faced by those with sex development disorders (DSD).

Transgendered Ontarians struggling with jobs and equality at work
An estimated 20 per cent of transgender Ontarians surveyed are unemployed or on disability, while just over one-third are working full-time, according to a new Trans PULSE study, obtained exclusively by the Star, to be released on Monday.

More Positive Change
Today, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued three official statements on the appropriate treatment of trans employees in the federal workplace. The Administration is continuing to strengthen its commitment to ensuring that the federal government will hire the best people regardless of their gender identity.
New guidelines support Transgender Federal Employees
Federal Government Announces New Transgender Worker Guidance
Human Rights Campaign Praises New Federal Guidance on Protecting Transgender Federal Workers

Cross-dressing South Florida men caught in stolen car
Two male escorts from South Florida found themselves not in the arms of a client, but rather in the hands of Gainesville police.

Transgender McFatter senior crowned prom queen
They’ve bullied and taunted her, calling her names and writing on her locker.
And now, the seniors at McFatter Technical High School have elected Andrew Viveros their 2011 prom queen.
“They called my name and I was in total shock,’’ said Andrew, a 17-year-old who was born male but has publicly presented herself as female for the last two years. (Photo)

Ruling buoys killer’s quest for sex change
An appellate ruling that correction officials have acted with “deliberate indifference” by denying female hormone therapy to a transgendered child rapist is giving new hope to a convicted killer suing for a state-funded sex-change operation.

PAID BACK — City Council president votes against giving back-pay to accused city firefighter
A city firefighter whose altercation with a transsexual woman led last year to his suspension has been awarded more than $22,000 in back pay after assault charges against him were set aside by a Baltimore County judge, who moved the case to the Stet Docket.
(Photo: Jerry Majette, right, was awarded back-pay Wed. after being suspended for alleged assault last year in Balto. County on a transsexual woman)

Leads in year-old murder case remain elusive
For a year now, one murder case has consumed Fayetteville homicide investigator Jeff Locklear.
That's the death of Terrance Omar "Konomi" Plummer Jr., a 22-year-old transvestite prostitute whose body was found last Memorial Day weekend inside a vacant apartment in the Bonnie Doone neighborhood.

Hate crimes should include gay and transgender, says representative
A day after WTOL 11 uncovered discrepancies in Ohio's hate crime numbers, one state representative said he wants to change our current hate crime law to include gay and transgender individuals.

Jim Kyle files bill to reverse nondiscrimination reversal
State Sen. Jim Kyle has filed a non-non-nondiscrimination bill — that’s what I’m going to call it anyway — that would reverse the legislature’s reversal of Metro’s nondiscrimination ordinance. (Confusing? Yes. Read on.)
In Quick Turnaround, Kyle Files Bill to Repeal Anti-Discrimination Ban
After Signing Bill Ending Gay Protections, Bill Haslam Claims He Opposes Discrimination

Trans Woman Beaten in Fredericksburg
Two arrested, two at large, in attack that police are not calling anti-trans despite epithets
[Commentary] Fredricksburg, VA: Woman brutally beaten by at least four cis people

[Dominican Republic]
Video: trans woman murdered in Dominican Republic
10 May a 27 year old trans woman, Leonel Carmona Adames (Naomi), was found battered to death in her house in Villa Altagracia, a town north of the capital of the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo.

Colectivos de transexuales de Guatemala piden Ley que reconozca derechos y combata la Transfóbia
Organizaciones de transexuales y travestis de Guatemala dieron a conocer el viernes un proyecto de ley que busca el reconocimiento de sus derechos y el combate a la discriminación, informaron unos activistas.

Cada semana ha sido asesinada estos cinco años una transexual, lesbiana o gay en Perú
El Movimiento Homosexual de Lima (MHOL), el Colectivo ContraNaturas y la Kolektiva Rebeldías Lésbicas (KLR) presentarán la situación de la violencia y los crímenes de odio contra lesbianas, travestis, gays, bisexuales e intersexuales (LTGBI) en el Perú en una conferencia de prensa en la Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos (Calle Pezet y Monel 2467, Lince).