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sábado, outubro 22, 2011

Homosexuality to remain illegal in Samoa, Solomon Islands and PNG
Samoa, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea have told the United Nations they won't decriminalise homosexuality despite pledges by Palau and Nauru to do so.

Veja o novo rosto de Ariadna depois da plástica
Nesta quarta-feira, 19, faz 13 dias que a transexual Ariadna se submeteu a uma cirurgia de feminização facial. O objetivo da plástica era eliminar a protuberância óssea da região das sobrancelhas, que se desenvolve devido à ação de hormônios masculinos.
(Foto: À esquerda, Ariadna antes da plástica e, à direita, com o novo rosto)

35ª Mostra Internacional de Cinema tem filmes sobre transexuais; cineasta gay é homenageado
Durante a coletiva de imprensa, realizada no último dia 8 de outubro, a diretora da "35ª Mostra de Cinema de São Paulo", Renata de Almeida, ex-esposa de Leon Cackoff, fundador da Mostra que faleceu vítima de câncer na sexta-feira (14), disse que esse ano o evento seria mais enxuto e focaria nas obras inéditas.

Lea T quer fazer troca de sexo: 'Ainda este ano, se Deus quiser'
Médico impediu a transexual de fazer a operação por anemia, mas era alarme falso. 'Estavam usando a tabela para taxas de ferro em homem.'
A modelo transexual Lea T quer fazer a operação de readequação de sexo na Tailândia o quanto antes. "Quero fazer ainda este ano, se Deus quiser", disse ela, durante o VMB 2011, nesta quinta, 20, em São Paulo.
Lea T. entrega prêmio no VMB e diz que fará cirurgia de mudança de sexo em 2011
Modelo Lea T vai fazer mudança de sexo ainda neste ano

Lei Maria da Penha é aplicada para proteger transexual agredida
Foi aplicada na cidade de Anápolis (50 km de Goiânia), a Lei Maria da Penha para uma transexual que sofreu agressões de seu companheiro.

Transexuales piden que su condición no se considere una enfermedad mental
Colectivos de transexuales de toda España, entre ellos de Castilla y León, han pedido hoy que la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) deje de calificar su condición sexual como "enfermedad mental" en sus manuales diagnósticos, y que puedan recibir tratamiento médico en todas las provincias.
Iguales por ley; oficialmente enfermos

You couldn’t ask for a better mix of gay and lesbian cinema
This year the Copenhagen Gay & Lesbian Film Festival has been rebranded in collaboration with MIX Copenhagen as the MIX Copenhagen Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans Film Festival.

Los homosexuales marroquíes, entre el miedo y la desprotección, celebran su día
"Queremos apoyar a todos los jóvenes marroquíes homosexuales con nuestras acciones". Es el objetivo de Samir Bargachi, a la cabeza de la Asociación 'KifKif' [Lo mismo] desde su fundación en 2004. Una entidad que lucha por la comunidad LGTB marroquí (lesbianas, gays, transexuales y bisexuales) con sede legal en España al no poder constituirla en su país.
Los homosexuales marroquíes celebran discretamente su día

Bangladesh rally to support transgenders
A rally calling for greater recognition for transgender people has been held in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.
Procession staged to bring Hijras into mainstream

[South Korea]
Latest hot Korean medical tour: Voice feminization surgery
A little over a decade ago, Dr. Kim Hyung-tae, 48, was your standard otolaryngologist, or a doctor specializing in ear, nose and throat.
Now he is being touted as the best in a highly specialized area -- voice feminization surgery, which he developed while treating anemic patients at Catholic University Hospital in Seoul.

Chinese Fugitive Gets Sex Change to Evade Cops
A Chinese fugitive opted for a sex change in an attempt to disguise himself as a woman, the Shanghai Daily reported Thursday.

Lesbian couple to provide drug therapy for transgender son
A lesbian couple in California has started hormone therapy for their 11-year-old son Tommy after he said he wanted to be a girl named Tammy.
[Commentary] How young is too young to undergo a sex change?

Transgender Law Center Receives National and Local Grants to Improve Transgender Health Care
The Transgender Law Center is a proud recipient of a two-year, $269,000 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) matching grant for the ground-breaking initiative Project HEALTH: Harnessing Education, Advocacy & Leadership for Transgender Health. Partnering with Lyon-Martin Health Services-a leader in providing transgender health care in the Bay Area, Project HEALTH increases access to quality care for the transgender community through a combination of outreach and training hands-on work with community health clinics and community-based advocacy efforts. Match funding for the RWJF grant has been provided by the Community Clinics Initiative,a joint project of Tides Foundation and the California Endowment; The California Endowment; the Gill Foundation; and the Open Society Foundation.

Kolakowski, transgender judge, honored as icon
Alameda County Superior Court Judge Victoria Kolakowski (seen at left), the first openly transgender person in the country ever to be elected as a trial court judge, is being honored as an LGBT icon today.

Chris Tina Foxx Bruce to be 1st trans bodybuilder competing as woman
A year ago this week, I wrote a story about Chris Tina Foxx Bruce, a North Texas-based personal trainers and male-to-female transgender, for a story I titled “Trans fit.”

Florida Man Sentenced to 15 years For Killing Cross-Dressing Lover
married Lake Worth, Florida, janitor has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for causing the death of a cross-dressing waiter with whom he had a sexual relationship.
Suburban Lake Worth man gets 15 years for killing cross-dressing lover

Shock in Savannah: 2 cross-dressers killed in a month; teen charged in 1
Police say they are still investigating the murder of a crossdresser that happened early Monday morning.
Police say 26-year-old Rashaun Bernard Howard was shot and killed by 16-year-old Jarrett Jones on Bulloch Street near Victory Drive.
Jones is in custody at the Youth Detention Center.

Miss Pacificana returns: Pageant set for tomorrow after 6-year hiatus
Expect a fabulous night tomorrow at the University of Guam field house as the Miss Pacificana Transgender Pageant returns after almost a half-decade on hiatus.

Second Annual Trans Family Picnic Held
The Second Annual ‘Trans Family Picnic’ was held, Oct. 15 at Columbia, Missouri’s Stephens Lake Park. The brainchild of TransHaven, the annual gathering was designed to bring the Trans Community of Missouri together for a social event and hosted this year by the ‘Transgender Blender’—a Trans discussion/social group in Columbia.

Two LGBT antibias laws in Pa. challenged
Legal challenges targeting two LGBT civil-rights ordinances in Pennsylvania are winding their way through the courts.

PA trans youth gets national award
This weekend Chaz Bono will take a break from “Dancing With the Stars” to accept an award from the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network — and honored alongside Bono will be a local transgender youth making inroads for LGBT young people in Western Pennsylvania.

Brown University Denounces ROTC Transgender Discrimination
Though a number of Ivy League universities have reopened their campuses to the military’s ROTC program upon the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Brown University is not convinced it’s the right step. Though the campus is divided, Brown President Ruth Simmons has recommended only that students be allowed to participate in ROTC on other campuses, citing the military’s continued discrimination against people who are transgender:
Brown University to Military: Accept Trans Recruits Or Else
Brown president backs continued ban on ROTC

Tennessee resident inspires General Mills to abandon transphobic ad
Carla Lewis of Maryville, Tenn. is responsible for General Mill's decision to abandon a transphobic advertising campaign for Totino's Pizza.

Transexuales panameños que se prostituyen entre los más afectados por VIH
Los transexuales panameños son uno de los grupos más afectados por el virus del Sida, con una prevalencia del contagio de hasta un 40% entre quienes ejercen la prostitución, aseguró este jueves el representante de ONUSIDA en Panamá, Ricardo García.

Transsexuals Demand a Place in Postponed Anti-Discrimination Law
A few weeks ago Valentina Verbal, 40, tucked into a tidy lacquered table next to her three laughing friends. No one threw her a sideways glance in the chatty diner near the center of Santiago, Chile. She wore relaxed jeans, unlabeled white sneakers and a soft layer of makeup. On the average day, she said, she sticks to what she knows such as this lunch spot. But when she steps out of her routine, like when she’s penning through a job application, the fact that her I.D. says “hombre,” but her fuschia lipstick says lady, can be a hurdle.

Un espectro bajo la bombacha
¿Qué amenaza a la feminidad representa Flor de la V? ¿Quién será menos mujer si ella existe? Preguntas absurdas que la polémica mediática deja en suspenso

Trans repudian declaraciones de Duhalde cuestionando el matrimonio igualitario
La Federación Argentina de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Trans (FALGBT), organización que cuenta con una filial en Chubut, repudió las declaraciones del ex presidente y candidato presidencial por el Frente Popular, Eduardo Duhalde que “cargó contra la Ley de Matrimonio Igualitario y el proyecto para legalizar la interrupción voluntaria del embarazo en duros términos que han agraviado al colectivo LGBT”.