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quinta-feira, agosto 04, 2011

Corpo de travesti é encontrado com sinais de violência em Cuiabá
O corpo de uma travesti conhecida como "Maria do Bairro" foi encontrado no bairro Três Lagoas, em Cuiabá.

PR: Associação de trans vai oferecer aulas grátis de inglês
Associação de travestis paranaense oferece curso grátis de inglês para pessoas LGBT

Third gender denied passport in Nepal
Nepal today refused to issue a smart passport to a third gender person saying there is no provision to provide such a document in the name of a third sex.

Hijra community to file PIL in HC
Fed up with unresponsive politicians, an organisation that represents the rights of hijras or eunuchs in the city plans to file a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court demanding specific rights for the community.

Broken promises leave sex-change man in despair
Driven by lust and encouraged by his so-called boyfriend, Mohd Qairun Abidin (not his real name) went for a sex change so that the two could live as husband and wife.
That was 25 years ago. Now Baby@Katie, as he likes to be known as, lives alone.
"All my hopes have been dashed. After two surgeries to please my lover, I have lost hope of ever leading a normal life.

[USA] [PR]
TSA's Body Imaging Changes Still Put Transgender People at Risk
Yesterday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced software updates to their body scanners that are intended to show only foreign materials or objects that may pose security risks, without revealing the contours of the traveler's body.

[DC, USA] [Commentary]
DC Police Investigate Trans Murder
A transgender person was shot and killed in DC early Wednesday morning.
D.C. Police's Disclosure of Victim's Transgender ID Questioned
''Too Many Times''

Equality Florida: Nation's fourth-largest school district adds gender identity protections
Miami-Dade School District, the fourth largest in the nation, has added gender identity to their harassment and anti-bullying policy.
Miami-Dade, nation’s 4th largest school district, adds gender identity protections
Miami-Dade County to implement new protections for LGBT students
Nation’s Fourth-Largest School District Adds Gender Identity Protections

Researchers Discover Sex-Change Gene
Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School and College of Biological Sciences have discovered a gene that is required to maintain male sex throughout life.

Transgender prostitute stabbed to death
The man stabbed to death Monday in East Harlem was a transgender prostitute whom cops found bent over a bed and wearing shorts, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said yesterday.
Sources identified the victim as Rodrigo Guzman, 36.

For this couple, love conquered all obstacles
There's no question gay and lesbian couples face a lot of obstacles on their way to the altar.
However there are others whose journey is even more intriguing.
Meet Alex Compton and Erin Monell.
Alex, with his neatly trimmed beard and close-cropped hair, is a man in every sense -- except on his birth certificate.
Therein lies the issue.
Alex is a transgendered woman, who transitioned in 2006. Legally, Alex is a woman. So is Erin. That put marriage outside their reach, until now.
They will get married Sept. 9.
(Photo: For Erin Monell, left, and Alex Compton, their marriage has been blocked by a technicality)

PAC to view Morris records
The city’s Police Advisory Commission this week agreed to view records related to the Nizah Morris homicide at the District Attorney’s office, but it remains to be seen if key evidence will be shown to them.

Transgender Discrimination: Business-As-Usual for Pennsylvania Transit
There’s a group of angry people in Philadelphia that dub themselves RAGE: Riders Against Gender Exclusion. And they’re frustrated because the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) can’t stay out of their pants.

[WA, USA] [PR]
NameAid: Help for TG Name Changes
NameAid is a program provided by the Gender Alliance of the South Sound to help people of low income pay for their legal name change.

Gran éxito la segunda Marcha del Orgullo LGBT de Maracaibo
Se está trabajando en la creación de un Proyecto de Ley Regional, contra la Discriminación por Orientación Sexual el cual aseguran va muy avanzado.

Prostitución invade más espacios en región Texcoco
Hace unos días en el portal electrónico publicamos Prostitución femenil y varonil en región Texcoco ( lo que llevo a dos medios nacionales ha realizar sendos reportajes, encontrando algo más que la simple sobrevivencia de mujeres y hombres; también, se encontraron menores de edad de ambos sexos.

Repudian asesinato de transexual en Puebla y piden día contra homofobia
Luego de repudiar el asesinato –en abril pasado– del transexual Bárbara Lezama en el estado de Puebla, el Grupo Parlamentario del Partido del Trabajo (PT) en el Congreso de la Unión demandó que el 17 de mayo sea decretado como el “Día Nacional de la Lucha contra la Homofobia”, conforme la exigencia de la comunidad Lésbico, Gay, Bisexual y Transexual (LGBT) de México, solicitud que desoyó el Ejecutivo federal.

Batalla contra la homofobia
Casi 40 personas LGBT han sido asesinadas los últimos dos años.

Comunidad “gay” reclama en desfile cese a muertes violentas Miembros de las comunidades Lésbico, “Gay”, Bisexual, Transgénero (LGBT), desfilaron ayer en su décima primera marcha en defensa de sus derechos por la tercera avenida de San Pedro Sula.