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segunda-feira, dezembro 26, 2011

The weirdest and most unexpected LGBT stories of 2011
As 2011 draws to a close, takes a look back at the most important stories of the last twelve months.

A trans trailblazer
Thirty seconds into our conversation, and it’s quite clear Jillian Page is a writer. She’s already telling me how the lead for this article should read.

2011: The Year in Queer for New England
Rhode Island’s civil unions, Barney Frank, Barbara Lenk, David Cicilline, and Massachusetts’ Transgender Equal Rights Bill were among the top headlines of the past year for local LGBTs

Relive 2011′s 10 Greatest LGBT Victories In Just Under Two Minutes
A lot happened between the Justice Department’s February 23rd announcement that it would no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act and Hilary Clinton’s monumental December 6th LGBT rights speech at the U.N.. And as MSNBC recounts the ten major LGBT rights victories of 2011, it gives us a lot of hope for 2012.

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts Calls 2011 'Banner Year' For Gay Rights
MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts has described 2011 as a “banner year” for gay rights.
In a segment titled The Flip Side which aired on Friday, Roberts highlighted the year's advances for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

[MA, USA] [Letters to the Editor]
Parents ought to be aware of options in treating gender identity disorder
Your coverage of a transgender child’s treatment at Dr. Norman Spack’s clinic was absorbing, but parents of kids who exhibit transgender behaviors need more comprehensive coverage ( “Led by the child who simply knew,’’ Page A1). An excellent starting point is the 2008 “Report of the Task Force on Gender Identity and Gender Variance,’’ which is available at the American Psychological Association website.