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sexta-feira, setembro 30, 2011

Parliament condemns daily violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
Parliament called today for an end to the discrimination and violence suffered by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people on a daily basis both in the EU and outside it and stressed that gender identity disorders should not be treated as psychiatric conditions.

European Parliament: World Health Organization must stop treating transgender people as mentally ill
In a resolution adopted yesterday, the European Parliament has called on the World Health Organization to stop considering transgender people as mentally ill. Gender dysphoria is currently classified as a ‘mental and behavioural disorder’ in the WHO’s International Classification of Diseases.

"Quem gosta de transexual é hetero, normalmente casado", diz modelo Lea T.
A modelo e transexual Lea T. é a convidada do próximo programa “De Frente com Gabi”, que vai ao ar no domingo (02), no SBT.
Lea T. fala com Gabi

I’m retiring two years early...after sex change!
A sgop manager can retire two years early...thanks to a sex change.

Debate on transgender issues tonight
NUI, Galway’s Literary and Debating Society will present a Transgender Panel Discussion in the Kirwan Theatre, main concourse, this evening at 7pm.

[Ireland] [Letters to the Editor]
Gender re-assignment surgery not cosmetic
Amach LGBT Galway Ltd condemns TD Brian Walsh's recent comments about transgender people made in The Irish Times on September 14. Contrary to his assertions, gender re-assignment surgery is not cosmetic. It is not taken lightly by transgender people, or by the professionals involved in the long process of stringent intrusive medical and psychological assessments. To deny any vulnerable members of our society necessary treatment undermines an inclusive health care system. Denial of personal identity is damaging mentally and physically with long term consequences to the individual and our overstretched health care system.

[Australia] [Media Release]
Arrogance, Hypocrisy & the new World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Standards of Care, version 7 (SOC v7)
In an act of breathtaking hypocrisy the World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH) has released pathologizing guidelines for the treatment of intersex children and adults who reject their birth assignments.

Trans candidate makes Canadian history in Ontario
In the suburban riding of Mississauga–Brampton South, Christin Milloy is making history as the first out trans candidate to run in a Canadian provincial election.

After demise of ‘don’t ask,’ activists call for end to military ban on transgenders
With homosexuals now able to serve openly in the military, the gay rights movement’s next battleground is to persuade the Obama administration to end the armed forces’ ban on “transgenders,” a group that includes transsexuals and cross-dressers.

Wal-Mart Adds Transgender Protections for Employees
Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart has added gender identity to their list of protected categories for employees.
Walmart Adds Transgender Provisions To Employee Non-Discrimination Policy
Walmart adds gender identity, expression to non-discrimination policy

Maricopa Community Colleges policy now protects transgendered
Now that Maricopa Community Colleges has added transgender people to the list of groups that cannot be discriminated against, one possible result could be more students.

Officials discuss hate crimes at HRC meeting in Castro
City officials, state lawmakers, and others discussed anti-LGBT violence and related issues at a recent meeting of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission that was held in the Castro.

Violent Attacks On Transgender People Raise Alarm
A series of shootings and violent attacks put Washington, D.C.'s transgender community on edge this summer. Police hesitate to call the attacks hate crimes, but they've stepped up their patrols. Still, the transgender community is demanding more action.

A journey in genders
Tall and thin with long blonde hair, trim eyebrows and manicured fingernails, Shayla Thomas feels feminine. Given a passing glance, the Springfield resident, engineer, parent, two-time divorcee and friend, might look it too. But give her a closer look, and her face and body give away the fact that Shayla, according to genetics, is a male.

Transgender Veteran Speaks About Being Discharged
A soldier who served in the Army National Guard for a decade and was discharged two weeks before "don't ask, don't tell" was removed from service because she is transgender.

GLAAD and KISS 108 partner for transgender equal rights
The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) on Sept. 26 applauded the efforts of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) in partnering with local radio station KISS 108 to launch a public service announcement supporting transgender equal rights.

Two People Shot on Seaman Street Tuesday Night
A 33-year-old man and a 20-year-old transgender resident shot on a porch on Seaman Street Tuesday.

Let taxpayers foot sex-op bill: panel
From same-sex marriage to sex-change surgery!
A state panel advising Gov. Cuomo wants taxpayers to foot the bill for transgender residents to get “sexual-reassignment surgery,” allowing them to change their physical characteristics from a man to a woman or woman to man, The Post has learned.
New York’s costliest-in-the-nation Medicaid program would cover the tab.

Prison Guard Assaulted Transgender Inmate and Others, Says D.A.
A Pittsburgh prison guard has been arrested and charged with sexually or physically assaulting over 20 inmates, including a transgender woman.

South Texas police chief accused of sending constable transgender porn
Primera Police Chief Joe Rodriguez is accused of sending porn to a constable, according to
WATCH: S. Texas constable accuses police chief of texting pornographic images of trans women