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terça-feira, agosto 09, 2011

Lea T. diz não à proposta de documentário sobre sua vida
Se depender da produtora "Conspiração Filmes", a vida da transexual e modelo Lea T. poderá virar documentário. De acordo com Diário de São Paulo, a top já recebeu o convite. Mas, até o momento, disse não à proposta.

Juiz garante alteração de registro a jovem que mudou de sexo
A Justiça de Mato Grosso do Sul deferiu um pedido de retificação de registro civil para uma agente de saúde de 24 anos, residente em Campo Grande. Ela foi registrada como Dario e, depois de cirurgia de mudança de sexo, feita no ano passado, procurou a Defensoria Pública de Mato Grosso do Sul para fazer a alteração dos documentos, o que foi garantido em abril deste ano. Esta foi a segunda vez que ação desse tipo foi garantida por meio da defensoria no estado.

Job Opportunities for Trans People
There are lots of opportunities regarding employment with the The London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games (LOCOG) . Diversity was a key reason why London was chosen to host the Games in the bidding process. We welcome applications from trans people to be part of this once in a lifetime experience.

By the time of the London 2012 Opening Ceremony around 200,000 people will be working on the Games - including around 6,000 staff, up to 70,000 volunteers and a large number of contractors.

Working for London 2012 is your chance to share a moment of history. You would be working in a dynamic, fast-moving organisation. No two workings days will ever be the same. And of course, your dedication and commitment will not go unrecognised. We offer attractive reward packages and benefits to employees.

Our vision is to use the power of the Games to inspire lasting change. We need remarkable people to help us. We are looking for talented, dedicated people to work across a wide range of job roles across 18 departments.

All employment vacancies can be found on the London 2012 site <> or contact Jackie attaching your CV to or call Jackie Parkin on 0203 2012 363.

Swedish Lawmaker Fights Sterilization Requirement for Transition Surgeries
A Swedish lawmaker is seeking to end a nearly 40-year-old policy requiring sterilization for individuals who undergo sex reassignment surgeries.

Judge to fight for transgenders
They are discriminated against every step of the way but are forced to live with it. Here's a voice for them from none other than a senior judge. "Transgenders should be given a choice to select the gender of their choice. There is also a need to make reservation for the minority sex. They should come under the same category as widows, Army persons or handicapped," said Justice Manjula Chellur, senior judge of Karnataka high court.

Harisu in Malaysia for Filming Horror Movie "The Hunter"
Model-singer-actress Harisu was recently in Malaysia for filming Bjarne Wong's upcoming 3D horror movie "The Hunter."
This is her second time to work with the Malaysian director as she was previously in 2006's "Possession" with Malaysia's Amber Chia.

Una mujer transexual de Malasia fallece de ataque al corazón al negarle juez nuevo DNI
Aleesha Farhana, fto izquierda, mujer transexual de 26 años perdió su caso ante la Corte Suprema de Malasia después de que el Registro Nacional se rehusara a reconocerle su nombre y su verdadero género como mujer en su DNI a pesar de haberse sometido a una operación de reasignación sexual.

Transsexual Star Gets Gas At Glamour Moment
Don't you hate when that happens?
Let me explain.
Allanah Starr is featured in photographer James Smith's Trans Egeria "Art & Fashion Exhibition" at the Reflex Gallery in Paris. (Photo)

Obama bars U.S. entry for violators of LGBT human rights abroad
President Obama issued a proclamation on Thursday that could prohibit those engaging in LGBT persecution overseas from entering the United States.
President Bans Entry into U.S. of LGBT Human Rights Violators
Obama Bans LGBT Human Rights Violators Entry Into U.S.

All-Star Cycle: Isis and Kayla Return to America’s Next Top Model
America’s Next Top Model returns on September 14 with a cast of former contestants. The all-star cycle will feature fan favorites who will get a second chance at the title. Among them will be trans model Isis King (Cycle 11) and the openly lesbian Kayla Ferrel (Cycle 15).

TSA Workers to Undergo Sensitivity Training
Transportation Security Administration managers at Los Angeles International Airport will undergo mandatory sensitivity training as part of settlement terms in a lawsuit filed by a transgender former employee.

[CA, USA] [Commentary]
McInerney Suffered Physical, Sexual Abuse, Brother Says
The defense in Brandon McInerney's murder trial underway in Chatsworth is trying to suggest that his abusive childhood was a strong contributing factor behind the then-14-year-old's shooting of his 15-year-old gay classmate Larry King in their Oxnard classroom in February 2008.

Another trans woman attacked in Washington DC
A transgender woman in Washington DC narrowly missed being shot last month, two weeks after another transgender woman was shot dead just a block away.
D.C. Anti-Transgender Crimes Worry Activists
Mayor Gray to meet with transgender activists

Woman, 19, pleads guilty to beating transgender woman; video of attack was posted online
A woman whose beating of a transgender woman at a McDonald’s restaurant near Baltimore was captured on videotape has pleaded guilty to the attack.
Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger says 19-year-old Teonna Brown pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of first-degree assault and one count of a hate crime.
Woman,19, pleads guilty in videotaped McDonald's beating
McDonald's Assault Victims Hope To Move On
Teen pleads guilty to beating transgender woman at Rosedale McDonald's
Woman pleads guilty in Transgender hate crime beating
Guilty plea in transgender attack
Teonna Brown Pleads Guilty In Beating Attack Of Transgender Woman Chrissy Lee Polis
Teen pleads guilty in attack on transgender woman at Baltimore area McDonald’s
Guilty plea in McDonald's transwoman bashing

Activists Rally Around Trans Minn. Woman Accused of Murder
Chrishaun McDonald, a 23-year-old south Minneapolis trans woman who goes by CeCe, became involved in a street altercation outside a bar on June 5 that resulted in the stabbing death of Dean Schmitz. Hennepin County prosecutors later charged McDonald with second-degree murder, but activists continue to question the accuracy of the police report of the incident.

GLAAD, Other LGBT Organizations Condemn Murder of NYC Transgender Woman Camila Guzman
GLAAD released a statement today with other LGBT organizations that stand in solidarity with the friends and family of Camila Guzman after she was brutally murdered in her Harlem apartment on Monday. We urge media to cover this important story in an accurate and respectful way.
LGBT Community and Elected Officials Condemn Murder of Transgender Woman

Transgender woman running for Houston council
Jenifer Rene Pool is running for an at-large position on the Houston city council. Sue Lovell, who reached her term limit, is vacating the seat. Before Lovell joined the council, Mayor Annise Parker also served on the council at large.
Unlike her two predecessors who are lesbian, Pool is transgender. (Photo)
Trans Woman Running for Houston City Council

Appeals court upholds ruling striking down Wis. ban on hormone therapy for transgender inmates
In an Aug. 5 story about a federal appeals court ruling on hormone therapy for inmates, The Associated Press incorrectly described those who successfully brought suit against a Wisconsin law banning taxpayer funding. They are a group of inmates who identify as transgender women.
U.S. appeals court upholds transgender ruling
[Commentary] Courts Uphold Transgender Inmates’ Rights. Still Sucks To Be In Prison.

Presenta SCJN libro sobre transexualidad y adopción por parejas del mismo sexo
Compartir los debates y trabajos judiciales elaborados en la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación (SCJN) sobre las sentencias a favor de la constitucionalidad del matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo, y el reconocimiento del derecho de las personas transexuales a obtener documentos oficiales con su nueva identidad sexogenérica, es el objetivo del libro Transexualidad y matrimonio y adopción por parejas del mismo sexo, señaló el ministro Juan Silva Meza.

Mujer transexual confiesa paternidad a sus dos hijos
La autora destaca los logros del GDF en materia de los derechos de género.
Soy su papá, una mujer transexual”, tuvo que decir “Angie” a sus dos hijos hace tres años, cuando empezó el proceso para cambiar su sexo. (Foto)
Mujer transexual de México confiesa paternidad a sus dos hijos, y narra vida en libro

Repunta la homofobia en Veracruz
La homofobia en Veracruz es un problema latente que sigue cobrando víctimas, señaló la activista Silvia Susana Jiménez Galicia, ante el clima de odio que existe en la sociedad hacia las minorías sexuales y la impunidad prevaleciente.

En el Táchira hacen cirugía de cambio de sexo
Una de las mayores exigencias para la cirugía plástica es la de transexualismo o reasignación de sexo, revolucionó la medicina en lo técnico y lo humano. En la región un cirujano plástico las realiza desde hace más de tres décadas, observando éxito en cinco intervenciones practicadas a hombres transexuados, quienes llevaron o llevan, luego de la operación, vida de mujer.

Santiago del Estero: autorizan a una mujer a cambiar identidad en DNI
La justicia santiagueña hizo lugar a un recurso de amparo de una transexual que reclamó su cambio de identidad y sexo en el documento nacional de identidad, lo que constituye el primer caso planteado en Tribunales del NOA, informaron hoy fuentes judiciales.
Autorizan a transexual a cambiar nombre y sexo en DNI

Transexuales rosarinos formaron una cooperativa para producir textiles
Una cooperativa de transexuales prepara para entregar los primeros 200 manteles de elaboración propia. De esta forma pueden tener un trabajo formal en una sociedad que no termina de aceptarlos