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quarta-feira, julho 27, 2011

Travestis e transexuais poderão usar nomes sociais em escolas da Bahia
O Conselho Estadual da Educação da Bahia aprovou na última segunda-feira (25), por 18 votos a 4, um parecer que permite a travestis e transexuais utilizarem seus nomes sociais dentro dos estabelecimentos escolares, em listas de chamada, boletins e salas de aula. As informações são do portal "Estadão".
Bahia aprova nome social para trans nas escolas

Ayuntamiento Madrid veta acceso al Diario Digital Transexual, pagina "blanca" de Información LGTB, a otras no
El Consistorio impide el acceso al Diario Digital Transexual de la diputada regional socialista por considerar su contenido «pornográfico»

Transsexuals protest harassment
The Shemale Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa staged a protest outside the Peshawar Press Club here Monday to condemn harassment by influential people and asked the government to provide them protection.
The protesters chanted slogans against certain influential people of Bakhshi Pul village, who allegedly raped them and deprived them of their belongings when they refused to obey their illegal demands.

Gender intolerance: Seven held for shaving transvestites’ head
The City police took seven persons into custody after transvestites complained of being sexually harassed and physically tortured by them, police said.

Transgenders happy with 24-hour helpline in Bangalore
Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community are happy with the 24-hour helpline, that has been running in Bangalore to counsel and assist them.

Bishops condemn sex-change operations for infant girls
The Indian episcopal conference has “strongly condemned” sex-change operations performed on infant girls at the request of their parents. In Indore--a city of 1.5 million in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh--some 300 girls under the age of one have reportedly been victims of the operation.

Bobby Darling in love with Rahul Gandhi!
Born biologically male but now a woman after sex change, Bobby Darling is well known face in the film industry and frequently hit headlines for her series of affairs.

212 eunuchs arrested by railway police
The Railway Protection Force of South Central Railway have arrested 212 eunuchs or transgenders, in special drives conducted in the railway stations and trains during June.

Thai transsexual singer due to perform in S'pore
SHE is the hottest transgender star in Thailand and even has fans in China, Hong Kong, Australia, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia.
For fans in Singapore, there's good news: Bell Nuntita will be here on July 19 for a one-night performance. In an exclusive interview in Bangkok last month, Bell, 27, told The New Paper on Sunday: "I'm really so excited!

Phuket Ladyboy Katoey Picks the Wrong Pocket
A ladyboy katoey who picked a pocket and stole a young tourist's wallet in Patong will be sent to the courts as an example to others, a Phuket police officer said today.
(Photo: Khun Jenny faces Patong police with expat tourist Oliver Matthews)

Call for Yogyakarta inclusion with anti-bias laws
The harmonisation process of federal anti-discrimination legislation should incorporate the Yogyakarta Principles, which affirms the rights of GLBT people, equality advocates say.

Parliamentary group to support GLBTI issues
A tri-partisan parliamentary group set up to deal with ‘forgotten’ GLBTI issues has been announced today.
In what’s being hailed as an Australian first, the Parliamentary Friendship Group for LGBTI Australians (PFLGBTIA) has been established by Coalition MP Warren Entsch, with the support of Labor MP Graham Perrett, Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young.
MPs form sexuality 'friendship group'
Parliament gets LGBTI advocacy group

Cities move toward transgender health care
Ten years after San Francisco became the first local government in the nation to offer transgender health care benefits for their employees, other public employers are beginning to follow suit.

Muncie hospital where transgender patient alleged ridicule gets high marks for LGBT policies
A Muncie hospital is getting high marks for its commitment to providing a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients nearly a year after a transgender patient complained of ridicule and being denied treatment in the emergency room.

Maine Denny’s restaurants reverse transgender restroom policy
The corporate owner of Denny’s restaurants has reversed its restroom policy in an agreement with a transgender customer and now permits all customers to use restrooms consistent with their gender identities.

Man pleads not guilty to fatal shooting of transgender lingerie model in Maplewood
Victoria Carmen White never liked herself as a boy, said her grandmother, Floretta Gayle.

Miss Universe Expresses Support for Transgender Community/ Miss Universo Muestra Apoyo por la Comunidad Transgénero
Guatemala’s transgender community recently received support from Miss Universe Ximena Navarrete as reported on “Primer Impacto.” While visiting Guatemala, Navarette met with many transgender women who had been victims of abuse and discrimination. Navarette is working with PASMO, an organization that does education and prevention work on sexually transmitted infections.
La comunidad transgénero de Guatemala recientemente recibió el apoyo de la Miss Universo Ximena Navarrete, como reportado en “Primer Impacto”. Durante su visita a Guatemala, Navarrete se reunió con muchas mujeres transexuales que han sido víctimas de abuso y discriminación. Navarrete está trabajando con PASMO, una organización que trabaja y educa sobre la prevención de infecciones de transmisión sexual.