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terça-feira, Outubro 18, 2011

[Brasil]
Suspeitos de matar travesti em Minas são apresentados em Santa Luzia
Excerto: O crime aconteceu no dia 20 agosto na casa da travesti, em Santa Luzia. Segundo a Polícia Civil, os suspeitos confessaram o crime e relataram como aconteceu. Segundo os depoimentos, eles amarraram a vítima em sua cama, usando cordões de sapato e a torturaram com facadas e marretadas. Os agressores ainda jogaram óleo fervendo por todo o seu corpo, segundo a polícia. A tortura durou aproximadamente 3 horas. Depois, eles embrulharam a vítima em um colchão e a arrastaram até um campo de futebol da região, aonde atearam fogo na vítima ainda viva, junto a entulhos de lixo que estavam no local.


[Brasil]
Confusão em concurso de Miss Gay no RN vira 'hit' na web
Jurada do Miss Gay Bom Jesus foi agredida e revidou com chutes no palco.
Candidata que tinha ficado em 3º lugar acabou com faixa de mais bela.

[Brasil]
Família de travesti assassinada na Paraíba suspeita de homofobia
A família de uma travesti assassinada na noite do domingo (16) em Patos, no Sertão paraibano, acredita que o crime tenha sido motivado por homofobia. José de Arimatéia da Silva, de 27 anos, mas conhecido só por Arimatéia, foi morta a tiros por volta das 22h na Rua Ednaldo Torres, por trás da estação ferroviária da cidade. Conforme a Polícia Militar, o local é conhecido como ponto de prostituição de mulheres e travestis.


[Turkey]
Honour killings continue
The problem of honour killings of LGBTIs in Turkey has been highlighted by the murder of a 24-year-old transsexual woman who was allegedly murdered by her older brother who believed she had shamed their family.

[India]
Free legal help for transgenders
The Karnataka State Legal Services Authority on Sunday launched a 24/7 toll-free helpline to provide legal assistance to transgenders. The helpline number is 1800425-90900.
Helpline for transgenders

[India]
Special law to adopt transgenders on the anvil
The National Legal Services Authority is working on a special law to safeguard the interests and welfare of transgenders on the lines of Special Marriage Act, Supreme Court judge Altamas Kabir said Sunday.

[India]
Transgenders may be allowed to adopt children
A special adoption Act to allow transgenders to adopt children is being discussed at the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). This, according to executive chairperson Altamas Kabir, is being contemplated to bring in equality for socially underpriviliged transgenders.

[India]
Naga youth in the film ‘Beyond the 3rd kind’
All are waiting in anticipation to watch the film ‘Beyond the 3rd Kind’, based on the story of a boy who goes through sex change and leads a life of lady boy.

[Indonesia]
Indonesia's transgender couples surrounded by fear and persecution
Kate Hodal reports on the dangers of defying taboos in the world's most populous Muslim country

[Philippines]
Cebu hate crimes highlight need for anti-discrimination law
The murder of a gay man in Minglanilla town and a series of pellet-gun attacks against gays in Cebu City underscore the need for legislation to punish discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT), a party-list lawmaker said.

[Canada]
University students push for gender-neutral washrooms
Students at some universities on the Prairies are pushing for gender-neutral washrooms for transgendered people who don't feel comfortable having to choose between bathrooms for men or women.

[USA]
The Skin Trade: Pedro Almodóvar’s Big Screen Tranny Provocation
Let’s face it, transsexuals--along with drug addicts, pimps, thieves and whores--have always been part of the low-life milieu that make up the films of Pedro Almodóvar. When the Spanish director formed his studio in 1987, the first film he released under his new El Deseo banner was "Law of Desire," a torrid, cinematic love-triangle that featured the transsexual Spanish actress Bibi Andersen and Almodóvar veteran Carmen Maura playing a character who undergoes a sex change in order to turn on her father.

[USA] [Commentary]
Next goal for LGBT movement: Force adoptions of kids to transgender/ cross-dressing "parents"!
As we've said before: the homosexual movement is never satisfied. And children are a prime target.

[GA, USA]
Emory Hosts Transgender Health Conference
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Inc. (WPATH) held its biennial symposium at Emory's Goizueta Business School from Sept. 24 to Sept. 28, presenting health professionals with the latest advances in education, research and clinical service for transgendered individuals.

[ID, USA]
Boiseans discuss ways to help hate-crime victims to break silence
Some Boiseans have seen upsetting photos, even video, on Facebook of friends who have been attacked on city streets because of their sexual orientation — lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender.

[MA, USA]
BU Drag Ball promotes tolerance, attendees say
More than 400 students dressed in otherworldly costumes, glitter and drag came out on Friday night for the fourth annual Drag Ball in Space at Boston University at Metcalf Hall in the George Sherman Union.

[NM, USA]
Woman accuses 3 transgender men of assault
A woman said she was attacked by a group of men dressed as women.
The victim told Albuquerque Police three transgender individuals started to yell at her as she picked up her mail near Central and Zuni Road on Saturday.

[PA, USA]
Students embrace sexuality through drag
Jeremy LaMaster — or “JayJay Minajeray” — had never performed as a drag queen before Friday, but that did not keep him from winning the Undertones Annual Student Drag Show in front of a packed crowd in 100 Thomas Building.

[PA, USA]
Whitemarsh considers ordinance granting protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender citizens
A motion to approve the authorization to consider establishing a human relations commission, granting protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) citizens, was unanimously approved by the board of supervisors Thursday night.