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sábado, novembro 26, 2011

Las personas transexuales, amparadas por fin por la Ley de Violencia de Género
La Fiscalía General del Estado realiza una inclusión específica a las mujeres transexuales en la Ley de Violencia de Género para evitar malas interpretaciones, a través de una circular del fiscal general Cándido Conde-Pumpido.

Une personne trans’ sur trois renonce à des soins à cause des préjugés du personnel soignant
L’association lyonnaise Chrysalide publie un pré-rapport où elle analyse les résultats de l’enquête Santé Trans 2011, menée du 1er décembre 2010 au 30 octobre 2011 auprès de 187 personnes. Rapports avec le personnel soignant, discriminations médicales, vie sexuelle: de nombreuses thématiques étaient abordées dans les 21 questions.

Capital journalist scoops KEMEP awards
Capital FM’s Special Projects Reporter Judie Kaberia has been awarded for her recent feature story on the challenges of a Kenyan transgender.
Kaberia was declared the 2011 runner up Radio Journalist in Gender and Development Category of the Kenya Media Network on Population and Development (KEMEP) annual awards.

Eunuch who took on Advani in Gujarat shot dead
The flamboyant eunuch who fought Lok Sabha elections against L K Advani in 2004 and 2009 was murdered on Thursday. Sonia De was shot four times by unknown assailants near Roopalee Cinema in the city.

[Hong Kong/China]
Transgender woman loses marriage appeal
A transgender woman has lost her appeal against a High Court ruling denying her the right to marry her boyfriend.

Sabah Islamic dept stops transvestite show in mall
THE Sabah Islamic Affairs Department stopped a transvestite fashion show held at an entertainment centre in a shopping mall in Kota Kinabalu.
Harian Metro reported that the show, called “Pink Tiffany”, had 19 contestants who were dressed skimpily.
A total of 14 were Muslim.

New campaign targets The Toronto Sun's advertisers
Perhaps the best way to fight the Toronto Sun is to hit them where it hurts: their income.
Toronto activist Justin Beach thinks so. That's why he has launched Operation Sunset, a new campaign aimed at shining some light on the Sun's role in helping spread hate.
Beach is asking people to send a message to The Sun by not supporting its advertisers. Consider shopping at stores other than The Bay or HMV this holiday season. Go to Mr. Sub instead of Subway.

Google seeks to improve benefits for trans employees
Internet giant Google Inc has confirmed that its US transgendered staff will now be able to access improved corporate healthcare.

Finally making history for all the right reasons
HISTORY is being made in Samoa, and Johnny Saelua can't hide his - or is that her? - excitement. Saelua is a defender for nearby American Samoa, but is also part of the fa'afafine, biological males who identify as a third sex that is widely accepted in Polynesian culture. Saelua this week became the first transgender athlete to participate in a World Cup match.

Donovan says trans equality is a priority, not an issue
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan became the first United States cabinet secretary to address a transgender event when he gave the keynote speech Nov. 15 at the eighth anniversary celebration of the National Center for Transgender Equality.

$15,000 Bond Set for Woman Accused of Bad Butt Injections
Oneal Ron Morris is accused of running a black market business where she would allegedly inject people with toxic substances to make them look curvier

Massachusetts Governor signs transgender equality rights bill
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday signed an historic transgender rights bill, giving the state’s estimated 33,000 transgender citizens vital protections against discrimination in employment, housing, education, credit and hate crimes law.

[MA, USA] [Film]
Mikael (Zoé Héran) is the new boy in town. He makes new friends easily, including Lisa (Jeanne Disson), and, since his family has arrived during the summer break, he spends a lot of time with his pals frolicking in the woods and at the swimming hole.
But once he’s back home with his pregnant mother (Sophie Cattani), hard-working father (Mathieu Demy), and little sister Jeanna (Malonn Lévana), things are different: Mikael is Laure, daughter, sister, and the "Tomboy" of the title.

Clayton adopts anti-discrimination law
The city of Clayton has become the fifth Missouri community to pass a law barring discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in employment, housing and public accommodations.

Transgender clinic opens in New York
In a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by prominent local politicians and community leaders, The Asian and Pacific Islanders Coalition on HIV/AIDS (APICHA), one of New York’s most progressive community health centers, has opened a transgender clinic.

PAC seeks clarity on Morris 911 recordings
The city’s Police Advisory Commission this week agreed unanimously to seek information from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office about the possible existence of a 911 transcript in the Nizah Morris case.

The names of transgender people murdered in the last 12 months were read at memorials on Transgender Day of Remembrance.