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sábado, julho 02, 2011

“This can only be a beginning”
Launch of Commissioner Hammarberg's report on Discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in Europe
Trans people don’t fare well in latest European study

Actividades del Colectivo AET Transexualia de Madrid en la Semana del Orgullo LGTB 2011

Casamento de Kate Moss na Inglaterra terá pencas de travestis
Top model Kate Moss contrata equipe de travestis apara seu casamento nesta sexta
Kate Moss hires transvestite team

Chikurubi Prison in a pickle over hermaphrodite
Authorities at the country’s notorious Chikurubi maximum security prison are said to be in a spot of bother regarding accommodations for an inmate who has both male and female reproductive organs.
Prison in quandary over hermaphrodite

Indore doctors turn scores of baby girls into boys
Girls are being 'converted' into boys in Indore - by the hundreds every year - at ages where they cannot give their consent for this life-changing operation.
This shocking, unprecedented trend, catering to the fetish for a son, is unfolding at conservative Indore's well-known clinics related stories and hospitals on children who are 1-5 years old. The process being used to 'produce' a male child from a female is known as genitoplasty. Each surgery costs Rs 1.5 lakh.
NCPCR seeks report on genitoplasty in Indore
Girls as young as ONE 'forced to have sex change operations in India'
Indians pay surgeons to turn girls into boys
MP govt told to probe sex change of girls
PMO takes note, hints at new sex surgery law
Indian parents ‘using sex reassignment surgery for more sons’

[Commentary] Operating procedures

Trans-men break their silence
The third pride march in Chennai heralds the beginning of a few ‘firsts’. We have long been hearing about the man-to-woman transgenders (trans-women). For the first time in Chennai, the woman-to-man transgenders (trans-men) opened up, as they shared the story of their lives.

Filipino transsexuals sue PH for discrimination vs gays at UN
Three Filipino transsexuals have sued the government for discriminating against gays before the United Nations, it was revealed in a forum at the University of the Philippines-Baguio last week.

Transgender case goes to High Court
A case with implications for the rights and status of transgender people is before the Australian High Court.
In 2007 and 2008 two transsexuals aged 34 and 28, wanting to change the gender recorded on their birth certificates from female to male, were heard by authorities in West Australia.
The pair, referred to for privacy reasons as AH and AB, had double mastectomies and were undergoing testosterone treatment resulting in increased male characteristics.

Working While Transgender: An Occupational Hazard?
As a group within the LGBT community, transgender women face unique barriers, and they're part of a group that's typically left out of the conversation. But only by discussing -- and exposing -- the stereotypes that transgender women face, can we educate and mitigate the barriers.

S.B. 48 on its way to Calif. schools
A committee of the California State Assembly has passed a bill that will require textbooks and teaching material to contain information about lesbian, "gay," bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals in history and social sciences.

Transgender advocates defend accused killer of bar patron
Advocates for transgender rights are rallying behind Chrishaun McDonald, charged with murder in a stabbing outside a south Minneapolis bar that the accused says was ignited by the victim's gay-bashing and racist remarks.
[Commentary] FREE SPEECH ZONE Transgender Woman Cites Self-Defense in Altercation

HISD Adds Transgender Category To Its Anti-Discrimination Policy
The Houston school district has added categories for transgendered individuals to its policy against discrimination.

Transgendered widow asks for new trial in benefits battle
There are new developments today in the fight over the death benefits of a fallen Wharton firefighter.
Transgender widow asks for new trial in fight for firefighter husband's death benefits
Fire officials faulted in blaze that killed Wharton firefighter

Person arrested in Capitol Hill 'mob' identified as activist Ariel Attack
The person arrested during this weekend's vandalism on Capitol Hill is a transgender anarchist and activist best known for smashing windows at the Democratic party headquarters in Denver in a summer 2009 attack, CHS has learned. (Photo)

Brazil Gay Pride Parade 'attracts 4 mln'
Millions of people danced and marched down the main avenue of Brazil's most populous city Sunday in an event billed as the world's largest Gay Pride parade.

Famosa actriz transexual de Argentina se casa el día aniversario revolución Stonewall
La actriz otrora conocida Florencia de la V, referente del colectivo transexual, contrajo este martes matrimonio legal con el odontólogo Pablo Goycochea, con quien se unió tras una ceremonia simbolica en noviembre de 2008.