Transfofa em Blog

Um espaço especial e pessoal, para dar relevo a cada momento único - Bem Vind@ ao meu Blog!

sexta-feira, julho 08, 2011

LGBTI rights in the world
UK Socialist Michael Cashman urged the EU to suspend relations with "those countries that do not respect human rights" during a hearing on Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex rights in the world 30 June. The co-chair of the intergroup on LGBT rights stressed that sexual minorities are the sons and daughters of ordinary people but are made extraordinary by the preoccupations of countries.

Malaga prostitutes ready to move
Excerpt: The President of the Association for Women, Transsexuals, Transvestites Working in Sex in Spain, Tatiana Garcia, recalled that the city hall promised the preparation would take two weeks and it has been nearly two months.

You CAN throw your tranny off the bus
A transexual vice girl exposed by the Record has been caught touting for business on the buses.
Strapping Caprice Brunel, 34, passes hand-scrawled notes offering her services for £50 to drivers.
One read: "Mr Bus Driver, Caprice is my name. R u up 4 a bit of howz ur father?" (Photo: Caprice Brunel)

Woman still awaits birth cert
Dentist Dr Lydia Foy has revealed she is still waiting for a female birth certificate a year after she won her landmark legal battle for recognition as a woman.

[Turkey] [Via email]
2 Trans Were Severely Attacked in Antalya!
Yesterday, two transwomen - Eda and Sudenaz - were severely beaten by almost ten people in the center of Antalya [a city of Turkey in the south] at around 16.30 p.m. The perpetrators firstly forwarded their transphobic insults against Eda and Sudenaz and then tried to lynch them.
Upon a call for the police by one of the eyewitnesses, the police came to the scene however they did nothing, just watched the attack for minutes.
After the reaction of some other people, the police intervened in the scene.
Pembe Hayat is sending her rapporteur for transphobic rights violations to Antalya on monday, to meet the victims and to report the case; and also is providing direct legal assistance for the victims.

NCPCR team on visit to city hospitals
A high level team of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) today visited the pediatric surgery departments at the government as well as private hospitals in Indore, following allegations of child sex change surgeries being conducted in the city
NCRPC team visits Indore to find truth about sex change operations

‘You are special’, PM tells faafafine
Men wearing lipstick and high-heel shoes as well as women with masculine tendencies in the country can rest assured that they have a formidable champion in their corner in the form of Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi – their association patron. (Photo)

Making the transition
Doctors and counsellors are seeing a growing number of youth with gender identity issues. Addressing the confusion is a difficult process, requiring much more than hormones and surgery

"We will stand with our trans members and the trans community," CUPE Ontario president pledges
Fred Hahn, President of the Ontario Division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE-Ontario) will join with other CUPE members in support of 'Trans Rights Now' at tomorrow's Trans March.

Renée Richards, Transgender Icon, Recalls Her Days in Newport Beach
Before the premiere of a documentary about Renée Richards at the springtime Tribeca Film Festival, a reporter caught up with the 76-year-old transgender icon--and found that, like Greta Garbo, she wants to be left alone.
But the eye surgeon and former tennis pro did share some stories about her days in Newport Beach.

Senate committee passes bill strengthening employment, housing, nondiscrimination laws
The California state Senate Judiciary Committee has passed the Gender Nondiscrimination Act (AB 887) in a 3-2 vote. The bill is authored by Assemblymember Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) and is sponsored by Equality California and the Transgender Law Center. If passed, AB 887 will strengthen employment, housing and other civil rights protections for all Californians, especially those who face discrimination based on gender identity and expression.

Transgender woman teaches others to stand tall
Excerpt: At the eighth annual Trans March, she was honored for being an original member of the Screaming Queens, a group of trans women living in the Tenderloin who rioted in 1966 at Compton's Cafeteria to protest poor treatment by the management.

Transgender awareness tour kicks off in Manhattan
Topeka — In an effort to raise awareness about transgender issues, a kick-off rally was held in Manhattan Friday morning.
Transition period
(Photo: Stephanie Mott, of Topeka, talks Friday in Salina about transgenderism. Mott will be speaking in 30 cities about the issue over the 4th of July weekend.)

Hennepin County holding accused transgender murderer in solitary confinement
A transgender woman charged with murder in Hennepin County is currently being held in solitary confinement in the county jail, local LGBT rights activists say. The activists are attacking the county for using a measure criticized by many national transgender rights organizations as a flawed attempt to keep the accused safe while she awaits trial.

Fort Worth school board adds gender identity and expression to anti-harassment policy
The Fort Worth school board passed a new student conduct policy Tuesday that includes gender identity/expression in anti-retaliation, nondiscrimination and anti-harassment language. Sexual orientation was already protected.

Descartan ataque- homofóbico
Excerto:Los sujetos accionaron armas de fuego AK-47, “cuerno de chivo”, logrando privar de la vida a uno de los ahí presentes.
El fallecido, no identificado, estaba vestido de mujer, de color morado.
Dicha persona tenía aproximadamente 24 años, de tez morena clara y usaba el cabello lacio, rubio.
El trabajador sexual quedó recostado contra una pared con las piernas encima de una silla de plástico color blanco.
El ahora occiso presentó impactos de bala en la cabeza y en las piernas. (Foto)

Arrestan a homicida de transexual en Ensenada
Una prueba de ADN determinó la presunta participación de un sujeto en el homicidio contra un sexoservidor transexual, cuyo cuerpo fue encontrado el 6 de junio del año pasado dentro de un tambo en el kilometro 8+200 de la carretera ensenada-ojos negros.

Encuentro nacional de grupos Trans, la próxima semana
Del 13 al 17 de julio, en Santiago de Cuba, se realizará el Segundo Encuentro Nacional de Promotoras y Promotores Trans en Salud Sexual ITS-VIH/sida, convocado por el CENESEX. El primero de estos intercambios se realizó el año pasado en Camagüey, después de haber sido organizados otros cinco encuentros similares junto al Proyecto HSH del Centro Nacional de Prevención de las ITS-VIH/sida.

Mariela Castro expulsa a transexual por acostarse con el enemigo
Mariela Castro expulsó del CENESEX al transexual Wendy Iriepa tras cuestionar su relación amorosa con un activista por los derechos civiles del grupo LGBT, que recientemente organizó una marcha independiente del Orgullo Gay por el Paseo del Prado.
Cuban transgender woman says she was fired because her lover is with opposition

Por falta de empleo, el 95% de los “trans” ejerce trabajo sexual
De acuerdo con una encuesta nacional realizada a la población Trans, Lesbiana, Gay y Bisexual (TLGB) de diez ciudades del país, el colectivo que más discriminación sufre -en diferentes ámbitos- es el de los “trans” (travestis y transexuales). Así, ante la imposibilidad de contar con un empleo, el 95% de ellos ejerce el trabajo sexual.

Informe Guatemala Transfobia, Agresiones y Crímenes de Odio
El pasado 28 de junio la Organización Trans Reinas de la noche de Guatemala, presentaron el informe sobre transfobia, agresiones y crímenes de odio 2007-2011. En un acto muy emotivo y que contó con la presencia de una invitada de lujo, Miss Universo 2010, la señorita Jimena Navarrete de México.