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quarta-feira, outubro 05, 2011

British Passport Forms to Go Gender-Neutral
Following on the heels of the United States, which in June began issuing gender-neutral passport applications and citizenship forms for children of American parents born out of the country, passport forms in the U.K. are being updated to include options for same-sex parents.
British passport forms to get same-sex parents option

Pregnant Israeli man to be a mom
An Israeli man is pregnant and soon will give birth.

Indonesian Transvestites Find ‘Gold Mine’ in Malaysia
Malaysian transgender sex workers in Malacca City are upset as Indonesian competitors muscle in on their territory, a report said on Tuesday.
War of the transvestites

Anúncio ultra transfóbico acende polémica
Um grupo cristão de direita canadiano pôs um anúncio no jornal National Post alegando que a matéria curricular LGBT inclusiva “confundirá” as crianças sobre a sua identidade de género.
Tim Hudak defends 'homophobic' ads
Hudak defends controversial Tory flyer
Hudak defends Ontario campaign flyer described as homophobic
PC candidate makes great escape after homophobic flyer lands him in hot water

[Commentary] Terrible Print Ads: The New Frontier of Homophobia

Organizaciones de transexuales han exigido a Barack Obama que acabe con la transfobia en el Ejército
Las personas transexuales siguen sin poder formar parte del Ejército de Estados Unidos, pese a que las prohibiciones que existían contra la población homosexual ya han sido derogadas. Organizaciones trans han exigido a Barack Obama que trabaje para acabar con dicha discriminación.

Walmart on board with transgender protections
A spokesman for Walmart confirms reports the retailer recently added transgender provisions to its employee non-discrimination policy.

Feds revise transgender inmate rules to permit previously disallowed prison treatments
Transgender inmates who did not begin treatment prior to entering federal custody can now receive hormones, specialized mental health counseling and possibly gender reassignment surgery while they are in prison, according to new rules adopted by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons as part of a court settlement.

World Professional Association for Transgender Health Releases New, Improved Standards of Care
At the annual Southern Comfort Conference in Atlanta, the World Professional Association for Transgender Health unveiled new guidelines for transition-related medical care and therapeutic assistance for transgender patients.

America's Next Top Model Cycle 17: Exclusive Interview with Isis
Last week on ANTM All-Stars, Isis, the contestant from cycle 11 who came back to the competition with a lot more confidence this time around, was eliminated. The judges felt that her presence was becoming smaller in the competition, and though she turned out an amazing photo her first week, her photo this week didn't do so well. We spoke to Isis about her time in the house, how she feels about being labeled "the transgender contestant", and what's coming up for her next!

Renee Richards: ESPN Film Renee Explores Controversial Transgender Tennis Player
With the courageous act of determination and the unrelenting pursuit of a fair shot, one of the most controversial athletes in Renee Richards changed the sport of tennis and the minds of fans and foes forever.
Renee Richards: The Legacy of Transgender Tennis Star Featured on ESPN Films
Renée Richards' life goes beyond tennis
Television review: 'Renée' on ESPN

[Commentary] Renee Richards still inspiring
Renee Richards: A New York original

[USA] [Commentary]
Patton: San Francisco Lesbians Guilty of Criminal Child Abuse
All who continue to deny the dire warnings concerning the freak show that awaits our culture at the bottom of the slippery slope called "gay rights" need only contemplate the story of 11-year-old Thomas Lobel.
Thomas is being raised in San Francisco (of course) by two lesbians, Pauline Moreno and Debra Lobel, who claim they were "married" by a rabbi in some sort of ceremony back in 1990. They adopted Thomas when he was two years old.
[Commentary] Lesbian Parents’ Lesbianism “Blamed” For 11-Year-Old Child’s Transgenderism

SDSU to offer LGBT degree
San Diego State University is the first campus in California to offer an undergraduate degree in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender studies, school officials announced Monday.
Teaching LGBT Pride

Shooter Pleads Guilty
A man who shot a transgender woman in the neck and attempted to rob her after she declined his sexual proposition pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept. 29, to a charge of aggravated assault while armed.

Transgender man arrested after sending racy photo
Brooksville Deputies say a teen's mother contacted law enforcement after she found suggestive texts and a photo that were sent to her child's cell phone by a transgender male.
Aliena Deamete Taylor, 31, of Brooksville, was arrested Saturday on charges of transmission of material that is harmful to minors and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to a Hernando County Sheriff's Office report.

Local transgender community talks about DADT Repeal
The repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell was a cause for celebration for the gay and lesbian community, but for some, this news was bittersweet.

NYFD Welcomes First Transgender Firefighter
Her name is Brooke, and she is a minority in the New York Fire Department’s male-dominated force. But it wasn’t always this way. She was once a he.
New era for the Bravest as New York fire department welcomes first transgender firefighter
FDNY Accepts First Transgender Firefighter

LGBT week starts today
This week the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center, Open Doors and others at Ohio University will present "TransWorld Awareness Week: A Transgender & Gender Queer Adventure."

Demanda comunidad gay abusos y extorsión por parte de policías
La comunidad de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Transexuales de Tlaxcala, miembros del Comité Diversidad Sexual Tlaxcala, realizaron una manifestación pacífica en el Congreso local para reprochar a los legisladores el no haber tocado desde el 2 de octubre de 2009 dos iniciativas de ley referentes a la Prevención y Erradicación de la Discriminación y a las Sociedades de Convivencia.

Mataron a puñaladas a travesti y tiraron su cuerpo en la cañada Morillo
Cerca de las 4.00 de la tarde de ayer fue hallado el cuerpo sin vida de un hombre, al parecer travesti, en la cañada Morillo, ubicada en la intersección de la avenida Sabaneta y el centro de Maracaibo, frente al mercado Las Playitas.

Tatiana Sepúlveda, transexual de Talca, lidera recuperación de espacios públicos
Tatiana Sepúlveda, mujer transexual, quien es coordinadora del Punto Incide del Barrio Norte de Talca y actual Presidenta de la Junta de Vecinos Américas VI del mismo sector, se encuentra liderando un importante proyecto de recuperación de espacios públicos.

Las dificultades para cambiar de identidad a los 60
Excerto: Cuando empezó a llevar a cabo su sueño, la echaron del trabajo, una petrolera donde trabajaba como cartógrafa. "Hasta ese momento era Carlos, y todos me tenían como gay, pero cuando se enteraron que quería operarme, me dijeron que prescindían de mi trabajo, después de 17 años en la compañía", se queja.