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quarta-feira, novembro 09, 2011

São Paulo fará pesquisa com gays e travestis na luta contra a Aids
A Secretaria de Estado da Saúde de São Paulo realiza a partir deste mês uma ampla pesquisa no centro de São Paulo sobre o comportamento de homens que fazem sexo com homens e travestis. O objetivo é conhecer melhor os hábitos do público de travestis e gays para aperfeiçoar as ações de prevenção à Aids.

Rechazan implicar a otro sujeto en la muerte de la transexual de Alfareros
El intento de la defensa del asesino de Linsy Acosta, la transexual colombiana que apareció muerta el 8 de octubre de 2009 en un piso de la calle Alfareros, por implicar a otra persona en los hechos no ha tenido éxito. En el escenario del crimen, la Policía Científica encontró rastros de ADN de otro individuo, que resultó coincidir con un ‘fichado’, pero finalmente la Audiencia Provincial ha considerado que no participó en el homicidio y no será juzgado.

Tranny Hotel will take over the Liverpool Adelphi this weekend
TRANSGENDER arts festival Tranny Hotel will take over part of Liverpool’s iconic Adelphi Hotel this weekend.
Three days of transforming encounters in stylish surroundings will present a window into transgender art.

Mum paid £4,000 to help me remove my boobs and become a man
Taking a big, deep breath, ­Jessica Danes looked her mum Victoria in the eye and blurted out the words she had been longing to say for years.
She was terrified the bombshell she was about to unleash would shatter the close bond they shared.
But Jessica, now 21, simply couldn’t keep quiet any more. The secret she’d kept almost all her life was eating away at her.
“Mum,” she said. “I’m sorry. I want to be a boy.”

TV Preview: My Transsexual Summer
Starting this week is a four-part documentary looking at the lives of seven transgender men and women. Some have gone, and others are going, through various stages of gender reassignment surgery, while several are just looking to assert their gender in a world that struggles to accept them.
My Transsexual Summer – C4, 10pm
[Commentary] My Transsexual Summer: a new view of gender

Poland’s first gay and trans MPs to be sworn in
Poland will swear in its first gay and transgender MPs today, following last month’s general election.
Poland: Transsexual and openly gay man take seats in new parliament in sign of historic change

Our Venus of the waves
A Venus rising from the floodwaters, Thailand's Sirapassorn Atthayakorn was crowned Miss International Queen 2011 on Friday night, beating 22 other contestants from 18 countries.
Now in its seventh year, the pageant at Pattaya's Tiffany Show Theatre promotes tolerance and understanding for the transgender community, and this year the participants in turn volunteered to help with the flood disaster and cheer up those who are suffering.
Scars of prejudice underlie glamour of transgender pageant

Police urged to lift Seksualiti Merdeka ban
PKR vice president N Surendran says Article 10 of the Federal Constitution guarantees freedom of expression which includes the right to express sexual orientation.
Malaysian opposition leader criticizes ban on gay festival
Platform for transsexuals

Come celebrate Intersex Remembrance Day
A social gathering of intersex people, and their partners, friends and allies, will be held at the Courthouse Hotel in Newtown, tonight from 6pm, to celebrate Intersex Remembrance Day.

Camosun students bring gender identity to the fore
When Daphne Crossman was in high school, she endured daily bullying and hid her gender identity. She allowed her peers to assume she was a gay man over fear that the torment she was subjected to would worsen if her bullies knew her desire to live as a woman.

IRS Fight Against Sex Change Deduction Was Stupid
It is not unusual for the IRS to lose in court. It is unusual for them to say anything about it afterwards. When they do it is called an Action on Decision. An Action on Decision indicates whether the IRS conisders itself bound by the decision or whether it will come back to fight another day. They do not issue many actions on decision.

Transgender Triathlete Chris Mosier on Transition and Inclusivity in Sports
As part of our support for the media coverage around Chaz Bono’s casting on “Dancing with the Stars” and an increasing amount of transgender-specific coverage in general, GLAAD is continuing to profile prominent transgender advocates and members of the community on a weekly basis.

Transgender bodybuilder Chris Tina Bruce enters first competition
Chris Tina Bruce, a 43-year-old transgender bodybuilder, competed for the first time as a woman on Oct. 29, finishing second out of two contestants in the Border States Classic Bodybuilding competition.

LGBT students to stress awareness during TransWeek
Poised at a mike, three trans-identified students shared their personal poems and writing about their own struggles and experiences.
Zeke Swim, a University of Iowa sophomore in attendance, said the medical doctors need to be more aware of transgender issues.

Topeka district might add to discrimination policy
The Topeka school district is considering adding sexual orientation and transgender people to its anti-discrimination policy.

Detroit police search for missing transgender man
Detroit police are searching for a 19-year-old transgender black male who has been missing for two weeks.
Henry Hilliard Jr., also known as Shelley or Treasure, was last seen on the 900 block of Longfellow at 1:20 a.m. on Oct. 23.

Trial begins for Blaine man accused in transgender killing
Opening arguments begin Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of killing Christopher "Krissy" Bates, a crime that triggered outrage among the Twin Cities transgender community and beyond.

DCCCD decides protecting gender identity is unnecessary
Dallas County Community College District legal counsel Robert Young has notified Resource Center Dallas‘ Communications and Advocacy Manager Rafael McDonnell today in a letter that the DCCCD has board decided not to add gender identity to its nondiscrimination policy.

STA issues apology for bus incident
Three young people talking about bisexuality were kicked off a Spokane Transit Authority bus last month, and now STA officials said the driver made a mistake in booting them.

West Virginia considering LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying measure
A proposed anti-bullying policy for schools in West Virginia is drawing praise and criticism for acknowledging — for the first time — that sexual orientation and gender identity are common reasons for harassment.

Discriminación por orientación sexual e identidad de género será sancionada por ley
En medio de una accidentada sesión que tuvo que ser suspendida por desórdenes en las tribunas, el Senado aprobó por mayoría incluir dichas categorías en el proyecto que sanciona todo tipo de discriminación. El proyecto quedó listo para cumplir su tercer trámite.

Diputados avanzó con el dictamen de la ley de identidad de género
El proyecto de ley de identidad de género, que habilita a modificar el sexo y el nombre de pila en el DNI por el solo pedido de la o el interesado, logró dictamen en un plenario de comisiones de Legislación General y de Justicia, donde contó con el aval de la mayoría de los legisladores.
Debaten sobre la ley de género
Congreso argentino comienza a debatir Ley de Identidad de Género

La fiesta del “orgullo gay” pasó por la plaza 9 de Julio
“Si volviera a nacer, volvería a ser lo que soy hoy”, dijo Georgina Mons, quien en su espalda portaba un arcoiris pintado, símbolo de la diversidad sexual. Ella fue una de las tantas travestis que participó de la octava Marcha del Orgullo Gay que se realizó ayer en Salta. Esta vez el objetivo no solo fue reivindicar los derechos de lesbianas, gays, travestis, transexuales, bisexuales e intersexs, sino bregar por una ley de identidad de género.
Morello, en la marcha del orgullo gay: "Necesitamos la ley de Identidad sexual"