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segunda-feira, novembro 28, 2011



Fonoaudióloga ensina travestis a falarem de forma mais feminina
A fonoaudióloga Denise Mallet tem um trabalho ainda incomum, mas necessário. Ela ensina travestis e transexuais a falarem de forma mais feminina. A médica atende no Ambulatório das Travestis, em São Paulo, pioneiro no país no tratamento dos transgêneros e que fica dentro do Centro de Treinamento e Referência em DST e Aids.

From Eamon to Ross, and finally to Rebecca
I'm sitting with Rebecca De Havalland, in her office. Bright, homely, slightly zany but tasteful decor. This is a model agency and three of her girls are buzzing round, discussing photos, making tea and making me feel at home. "We all sing from the same 'hymen' sheet here... we all talk about things together." Rebecca smiles.

Vote on Nigeria’s proposed anti-gay law scheduled for next week
A vote on Nigeria’s proposed anti-gay law is scheduled for next week, according to the group Nigerian LGBTIs in Diaspora Against Anti-Same Sex Laws.

'Please, I haven't committed a crime': Afghan transvestite forced to undress on camera for the amusement of police
Video footage has emerged of Afghan police humiliating a cross-dressing man by forcing him to undress on camera apparently for their own amusement.
The Afghan male, seen initially wearing a long shiny black wig, jewellery and a flowing black robe, is ordered to remove all his female attire despite protests of innocence.

Transgenders set the ramp on fire
Kareena and Vidya looked sizzling hot as the duo walked down the ramp wearing sarees and sporting a traditional hairdo; So were Madhuri, Tinu and Sanjana among scores of others. These Trans-genders and hijiras on Saturday sashayed down the ramp along side popular Odia cine star Anubhav Mohanty. The show was as entertaining and engaging as it can get.

Unhappy parents look to 'cure' gay kids
Katrina, 20, a transgender born to parents who wanted a son after five daughters, says she was sent to a mental health institute to make her behave like a boy. “I was beaten, given electric shocks and sexually assaulted there, but when I shared it with my family, they refused to listen,” says Katrina, who has attempted suicide thrice.

Murdered eunuch owned realty and investments worth crores
Leader of eunuchs Sonia De, who was murdered in the city on Thursday night, died rich. Very rich. Police officials believe she had property worth at least Rs 15 crore. Officials searched her house in Mirzapur on Saturday and seven of her properties, spread across Ahmedabad, including bungalows, land and a restaurant. She even had a bungalow in Mount Abu and had invested in several schemes.
'Property disputes may have led to transgender Sonia’s murder'
Murder of trans campaigner in India related to inter-gang disputes, police suggest

Ceremonies mark Transgender Remembrance Day
The Transgender Day of Remembrance ceremony, held annually on 20 November, was started in 1999 in response to the brutal murder of North American, Rita Hester.

State Dept. Reiterates Support For Gay Rights In Discussing Russian 'Gay Propaganda' Bill
Officials at the U.S. State Department have reiterated their support for gay rights while discussing a proposed bill in Russia that would outlaw “gay propaganda.”

Gay teen murder illustrates challenge for school officials
There were many missed opportunities to prevent the murder of a 15-year-old gay student at E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard.

Homeless Youth Struggles to Build a Life in Chicago
Dressed in black baggy jeans, a gray tank top and a Harley Davidson cap skewed backward, Juan Gallaher stood under a cool late-fall drizzle devouring a peanut butter and jelly sandwich from the Night Ministry’s homeless-youth-outreach van at Belmont Avenue and Halsted Street.

Transvestites charged in Lincoln Park attacks
Two men who dressed like women are in trouble for allegedly threatening people with pepper spray to get them to relinquish their valuables.