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quinta-feira, Dezembro 29, 2011

[Brasil]
Travesti quer se candidatar a vereadora na cota feminina do PT
A travesti Andrielly Vogue é oficialmente pré-candidata a Câmara Municipal de Curitiba pelo PT. Andrielly foi candidata em 2008 e tentou se candidatar para a Assembleia Legislativa em 2010, quando acabou ficando de fora da lista de candidatos por decisão do partido, o PT.

[Brasil]
Ariadna, vai tentar ser atriz: ‘Se não der certo vou embora do Brasil’
Participante mais polêmica do “Big Brother Brasil 11”, Ariadna, que é transexual e chegou a morar na Itália antes de entrar no programa, sabe o que quer para 2012: ser atriz. E mais, se não der certo também já tem um plano B.

[UK]
My long-lost daughter turned up on my doorstep ... as my SON
A mum was shocked when her long-lost daughter turned up on her doorstep - as her son.
Ashley Hughes, 48, was delighted when estranged daughter Toni, 26, made contact out of the blue after 14 years apart.
But she was stunned to discover Toni is now a pre-op transsexual taking male hormones and living as a man called 'Alex'.

[UK]
Jordan stalker faces jail for theft
A TRANSSEXUAL Jordan fanatic who stalked the glamour model is facing jail after admitting to stealing thousands of pounds from the celebrity using identity theft.
Transsexual who impersonated Katie Price facing jail

[UK]
Legal action plan for 'half man, half woman' Burnley transsexual
A BURNLEY transsexual who says she has been left 'half man, half woman' after doctors refused her breast surgery, will be instructing a legal team to fight her case in the New Year.
Transsexual builder who had £60,000 sex change to sue health bosses for refusing her breast implants on the NHS

[UK]
Mother of transgender teen hopes to start campaign to beat prejudice
A mother whose daughter claimed she was bullied for being transgender has vowed to overcome prejudice by educating teenagers about the issue.
Hannah Whetton, 18, was born a boy called Arron but always felt she was a female trapped in the wrong body, so started a new life as a woman.

[Australia]
QLD sets up LGBTI panel
A consultative panel will be set up to help the Queensland Government better respond to LGBTI issues.

[CA, USA]
Octavia Hamlett, Homeless Transgender Woman, Wins Pageant
On Dec. 10, Octavia Hamlett won APAIT Health Center's Quest: Woman of the Year, a transgender pageant that emphasizes community advocacy and leadership. After winning the pageant in Little Tokyo, Octavia left the theater wearing the dress she received as a gift for the evening gown competition. She kicked off her heels for more comfortable shoes, threw on a coat, and with the crown teetering on her head, she walked two blocks south to the Union Mission, a transitional housing facility, in the heart of Skid Row.
(Photo by Susan Forrest: Maria Roman congratulates Quest winner Octavia Hamlett)

[MD, USA]
Lobby Congress for Job Protections and Safe Schools with NCTE and the Task Force
We are excited to work with the Task Force on the first-ever Lobby Day at the 24th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change. NCTE Executive Director, Mara Keisling, joins the Task Force’s Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs, Stacey Long, as a lead trainer.

[MN, USA]
Blaine Man Sentenced to 367 Months for January Murder
A Blaine man was sentenced to 367 months in prison for a murder in Minneapolis last January.
Forty-year-old Arnold Waukazo was convicted of killing a transgender woman named Christopher Bates inside a Linden Avenue apartment.

[MO, USA]
KC man charged in fatal Christmas Eve shooting
A Kansas City man who told police he became angry after he realized the prostitute he had patronized Christmas Eve was a man posing as a woman was charged Sunday with his murder.
K.C. Trans Woman Killed; Media Coverage Criticized
Story to Watch: Kansas City Transgender Woman Murdered Christmas Eve
Transgender woman murdered on Christmas Eve
Three Dead Following Violent Holiday Weekend
Violence claims lives of 2 Christmas Eve night
Man shoots dead prostitute on Christmas Eve after finding out 'she' was a man

[Commentary] Kansas City Transwoman Killed On Christmas Eve

[NY, USA]
New York transgender woman beats down subway rider for calling her a man
A transgender woman and her girlfriend is shown beating down a subway rider for shouting out “that’s a man” as the two friends were headed into the train.

[OR, USA]
TransActive Addresses Right-Wing Attacks on Transgender Children
TransActive Education & Advocacy, a leading transgender child and youth advocacy organization spotlights ultra-conservative, fundamentalist oppression and abuse of gender nonconforming children and youth.