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quinta-feira, dezembro 22, 2011

[Australia/New Zealand]
Deeply symbolic pounamu accompanied Carmen
In a deeply significant gesture a small pounamu stone was placed in the hand of the late Carmen Rupe before her coffin was closed prior to yesterday's funeral.
Wgtn mayor supports statue of "statuesque" Carmen

Ablow Named Misinformer of the Year on LGBT Issues
For saying a young boy would be psychologically damaged by toenail-painting, that Chaz Bono has a “psychotic delusion,” that being transgender is like thinking you’re a zebra, and more, commentator Keith Ablow has won the title Misinformer of the Year on LGBT Issues from Media Matters.

Manning defense's focus on gender identity disorder alarms some
Raising the hackles of some attorneys who work on transgender legal issues, defense attorneys for Bradley Manning apparently intend to make an almost novel legal argument -- that the Army private was suffering from gender identity disorder when his alleged crimes were committed -- if his case proceeds to court martial as expected.

Gay groups to meet with ABC over cross-dressing sitcom 'Work It'
Two gay rights groups are asking ABC to call a halt to a new sitcom, “Work It,” that features two manly men who dress in drag to land jobs as women.
GLAAD, transgender groups want ABC to drop 'Work It'
[Commentary] ABC's Work It Unnecessarily Injurious to Transgender Americans

DCTC Files Brief Urging Respect for Trans Inmates’ Constitutional Rights
On Friday, December 16, 2011, DCTC filed a friend of the court brief in the case of De’Lonta v. Johnson urging the Richmond-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to find that the Virginia Department of Correction’s housing policy for transgender inmates violates the Equal Protection, Due Process and Cruel and Unusual Punishment clauses of the U.S. Constitution.

Workplace Law: Judgment entered in sex discrimination case
In recent years, legal scholars and others have speculated as to whether a transgender individual had the right to sue for discrimination based on “sex.” Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit joined both the 9th and 6th Circuits in answering that question in the affirmative. Although the court’s decision was rooted in the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, the case is still instructive to private employers as the same analysis applied by the court can be applied to claims under Title VII.

Massachusetts newspaper mocks Chaz Bono, transgender people
A Massachusetts newspaper is catching heat for mocking transgender celebrity Chaz Bono and a new state law prohibiting discrimination against gender identity.
Massachusetts Newspaper's Chaz Bono And Transgender Law Parody Slammed By LGBT Rights Activists
HRC to MA Newspaper: Your Anti-Trans Mockery Isn’t a Laughing Matter

[Letters to the Editor] Phelps' parody on Chaz Bono criticized
[Letters to the Editor] Transgender parody was 'dehumanizing'
[Commentary] Take Action: Tell Massachusetts Paper to Remove Offensive Chaz Bono 'Christmas Carol'

[MN, USA] [Commentary]
Defend CeCe McDonald! Self-Defense is Not a Crime! Stand up Against Racism and Transphobia!
An important case demands our support. Crishaun “CeCe” McDonald, a young Black transgender woman faces two counts of second degree murder for defending her friends and herself from physical attacks by a group shouting ugly racist and homophobic insults.

Transgendered Man Pleads Guilty to Shooting Death of Girlfriend
A transgendered Cass County man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges that he shot and killed his girlfriend in 2009.

Poll: Utahns favor legal protection for LGBTQ individuals in employment, housing
A recent poll commissioned by Equality Utah — a Salt Lake-based civil rights organization focusing on equal rights and protections for LGBT Utahns and their families — found that a majority of those polled favored a statewide non-discrimination law that would make it illegal for someone to be fired from a job solely because they are LGBT.

Colectivo Igualdad de Derechos Ya rechaza homofobia y pide que autoridades respeten la ley
Solicitan que se aplique Artículo 11 de la Constitución que garantiza la equidad
“Instamos a la comunidad GLBTI (para que) ejerza sus derechos de ciudadanía; y a los funcionarios públicos cambiar su actitud, que en la mayoría de ocasiones dificulta el ejercicio de nuestros derechos”, es la petición que hace el Colectivo de Derechos Humanos que felicitó al IESS por haber hecho efectivo el derecho de que una persona del mismo sexo reciba el montepío después de la muerte de su pareja.

Dueño de reconocido autolavado donde instalan GPS asesinó al travesti “La Loba”: CICPC esclarece el crimen
Tras varios días de pesquisas funcionarios de la brigada contra homicidios del CICPC Maracaibo, identificaron al sujeto que el domingo 11 de este mes a las seis de la mañana le quitó la vida de dos balazos al travesti Robert Alejandro Fonseca Fonseca de 22 años, mejor conocido como “La Loba”.

Travestis y transexuales camino al nombre propio
Los derechos de travestis y transexuales en Argentina, que estaban entre las minorías sexuales más marginadas, se consolidan cada vez más gracias a la aprobación, hace un año y medio, del matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo.

Habilitan servicio de salud inclusivo con perspectiva de diversidad sexual
El intendente Darío Díaz Pérez presidió el acto de lanzamiento del Servicio de Salud Inclusivo para Todos y Todas con Perspectiva de Diversidad Sexual el cual, estará ubicado en el Hospital General de Agudos Evita. Este novedoso sistema de atención facilitará el acceso a la Salud de personas gays, travestis, bisexuales, lesbianas y transexuales con el objetivo de mejorar su calidad de vida.