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sexta-feira, dezembro 16, 2011

Letícia Spiller viverá uma travesti no cinema
A atriz Letícia Spiller, a eterna Babalu da novela Quatro por Quadro (1994), viverá uma travesti no cinema. Trata-se do filme "O Casamento de Gorete", que conta a história de uma dona de um programa de rádio que recebe a herança do pai com a condição de que arrume um marido e se case.

Grupo Gay da Bahia não fará mais levantamento de crimes contra homossexuais no país
O antropólogo e fundador do Grupo Gay da Bahia (GGB), Luiz Mott, declarou que a partir de 2012 a entidade não irá mais contabilizar o número de homossexuais assassinados no país.
Em carta enviada à 2ª Conferência Nacional de Políticas Públicas e Direitos Humanos LGBT, Mott afirma que quem deve realizar esse levantamento é o governo federal, já que não promove iniciativas para criminalizar ataques contra homossexuais.

Chloé Avrillon, condamnée à rester un homme aux yeux de la loi
Tout se présentait bien pour Chloé Avrillon. Le ministère public ne s’était pas opposé à sa demande de changement d’état civil ni au maintien du mariage qui l’unit à Marie, et, lundi dernier, elle a été opérée, elle se sentait «confiante pour le délibéré et heureuse d’être enfin moi-même, femme dans mon corps», écrivait-elle ce matin à Yagg, avant l’annonce du jugement. Mais le coup de massue est tombé en fin de matinée: le tribunal de Brest a refusé la rectification d’identité.

Companhia aérea da Tailândia tem tripulação só de aeromoças transexuais
Nessa última quinta (15) a empresa aérea de baixo custo PC Air fez a estreia da sua primeira tripulação formada só por transexuais.
Céu da Tailândia ganha primeira tripulação de transexuais
Companhia aérea da Tailândia faz primeiro voo com aeromoças transexuais
Thailand's PC Air launches maiden flight with transsexual attendants
Come fly with he/she! Thai carrier PC Air takes to the skies with 'ladyboy' flight attendants
Thai Airline Hires Transgender Flight Attendants
Thai "ladyboy" flight attendants take to the skies

LGBTs go caroling at CBCP to protest 'discrimination'
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community on Thursday went caroling in front of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) headquarters in Manila to press for their rights against discrimination.
'Carolers' seek gay rights recognition
Filipino gays perform updated Christmas carols for Catholic Bishops

[Australia/New Zealand]
Carmen Rupe, legend, dies in Sydney
Transgender goddess and glbt community icon Carmen Rupe has died in Sydney, aged 75, from kidney failure following months of poor health.
Carmen's staff remember a kind, fun boss
Georgina Beyer in tears over loss of Carmen
Obituary: Carmen Rupe - "Rest well my darling"
Vale Carmen Rupe
R.I.P. Carmen Rupe 1935-2011
Farewell Carmen Rupe
Tributes flow for trans icon Carmen
Colourful Wellington identity Carmen dies
Death of drag queen Carmen
Transgender icon Carmen Rupe dies in NSW
Kiwi drag queen Carmen to be buried in Sydney
'Queen of Queens' Carmen dies, aged 75
Carmen blazed a scented trail

Sen Kerry Demands LGBT-Friendly Financial Aid
Sen. John Kerry is urging the federal government to remove barriers that discriminate against incoming college students who are transgender or the children of same-sex parents and looking for financial aid.

LGBT-friendly policy turning customers off
Another Macy's store is reportedly permitting men to use women's dressing rooms -- and in the process, says Mat Staver, the retailer is alienating a lot of its customer base.

Consumers contributing to sex-change operations?
The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest homosexual activist group, is lauding companies that provide medical coverage to change one's gender.

‘We can do wonders if we get them early’: young twin boy undergoes sex change into ‘Nicole’
A front-page story on the Boston Globe’s Sunday edition highlighted the work of a prestigious Massachusetts hospital which blocked and altered the development of one young boy’s body to match his self-identification as a girl.

Equal Rights Measure Will Make April Ballot
Anchorage voters will decide in April if the city’s equal rights protections should be extended to cover sexual orientation or transgender identity, after a petition turned in last week was verified Wednesday.

Memorial Planned for Transgender Woman Killed in Hollywood
A memorial for Nathan "Cassidy" Vickers will be held Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Gower Street.
Memorial for murdered Transgender

PSD addresses policy for restroom use by transgender students
Congressman Jared Polis, who introduced the Student Non-Discrimination Act in Congress earlier this year to provide protection for GLBT students, said actions this week by the Poudre School District could have unintended consequences.”

Transgender Day of Remembrance
Our community gathered together at Sunshine Cathedral for an "Exquisite" Memorial Ceremony -Saturday, November 19 for this year’s Transgender Day of Remembrance. This year’s event was sponsored by Transgender Equality Rights Initiative, Pride Center at Equality Park, and T-house at The Broward Health Department.

Transgender editor returns to work at Ga. legislature
Vandy Beth Glenn returned to work Friday as a legislative editor at the Georgia General Assembly, just days after the a three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's ruling that the state violated her constitutional rights when she was fired after informing her employer she was transitioning from male to female.

Detroit Man Charged in Transgender Teen's Murder
There is new information about what's really behind the murder of a transgender teen whose body was found dismembered and set on fire more than a month ago. FOX 2 has learned Michele Hilliard was actually an informant for the Madison Heights Police, and now investigators believe she may have given a tip that cost the teen her life.
Arrest Made In Shelley Hilliard Murder
Detroit Police arrest suspect in Shelly Moore Murder

State BOE Votes to Approve Anti-bullying Policy Revisions
The State Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to approve revisions to an anti-bullying policy in schools that now included gender identity and sexual orientation.
State school board approves bullying policy protecting LGBT students
West Virginia Moves to Protect LGBT Students
West Virginia Education Board OKs LGBT-Inclusive Anti-Bullying Policy

[República Dominicana]
Matan un gay ejercía prostitución en Haina
Un homosexual que ejercía la prostitución en Haina fue muerto esta madrugada de un balazo en un costado, por desconocidos que intentaron mantener relaciones sexuales con una joven que también ejerce la prostitución.
Matan travesti ejercía prostitución en Haina

Fonasa cotizaría costos de operaciones a transexuales
El Movilh informó que Fonasa estudia como implementar que los costos médicos para adecuar el cuerpo de las personas transexuales a su identidad de género sean asumidos por el Estado.

Misterioso asesinato de un policía gay en San Juan
De día era policía. Tenía 52 años y trabajaba en la comisaría 24ª del departamento Rawson, aledaño a la ciudad de San Juan. Los sábados por la noche se transformaba en “Perla Mora”, una drag queen que cada tanto hacía performances en un boliche gay . Se llamaba Mario Vega y apareció degollado dentro de su Fiat Uno la tarde del martes.