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segunda-feira, agosto 22, 2011

Piauí vence Miss Gay Brasil
A representante do Piauí, Raika Bitencourt, foi a grande vencedora da 35ª edição do Miss Brasil Gay. Realizado em Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, no sábado 20, o concurso celebrou a beleza das transformistas de todo o País. (Foto)
Que luxo! Candidata do Piauí é eleita Miss Brasil Gay 2011

The case for a third gender
Is there a need for a third category of gender for transsexuals?

New TSA Interviews Unfairly Target Transgender Travelers
Transgender advocates are concerned that new security measures implemented by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) unfairly target transgender people.

[USA] [Commentary]
Pumping-Beauty Now, Pay Dearly For It Later
One of the issues I don't talk about enough is the prevalence of pumping amongst POC transwomen. It's a subject that is guaranteed to start a vigorous discussion amongst us because the trans women who have resorted to it get defensive about pumping when we talk about the people who weren't so lucky.

[CA,USA] [Commentary]
Go To Hell, Receive $50,000
I love the law when it accomplishes justice. Amber Yust went to her local Motor Vehicle Department to get a new license, and in the mail received, not her license, but a personal letter from the clerk saying that "homosexual acts" are "an abomination that leads to hell."

Students debate third-gender option on housing application
Male, female or transitioning — this fall, students at the University of South Florida will be able to identify themselves on housing applications as one of these three gender options.
This year, USF will allow transitioning individuals to live alone, with a friend or with a randomly assigned roommate based on sex at birth — an option University students don’t have.

My Husband Is Now My Wife
The alarm sounded at 4 a.m. on a Tuesday last November. My husband and I had been told to arrive two hours early, as if for a flight. My eyelids were puffy from the night before, when he had held me and said he was sorry, so very sorry.

Abused Transgender Teen Reaches Settlement in Philadelphia
Lambda Legal announced the resolution of a discrimination complaint on behalf of L.P., a now-18-year-old transgender woman who was physically attacked by other residents and verbally abused by staff at Philadelphia’s Youth Study Center every day for almost a year and a half when she lived in the facility. The complaint was processed by the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations against the city of Philadelphia Department of Human Services and the Youth Study Center, among others.