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segunda-feira, Janeiro 23, 2012













[Brasil]
Lea T desfila coleção masculina da Givenchy
Paralela ao SPFW está rolando em Paris a semana de moda masculina, com as grifes mais bombadas do planeta fashion, como Yves Saint Laurent, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lanvin, Louis Vuitton, entre outros.

[Brasil]
Ator estreia como transexual filha do presidente em "O Brado Retumbante"
Quando o paranaense Murilo Armacollo, 24, soube que iria interpretar Julie, a filha transexual do presidente Paulo Ventura na minissérie "O Brado Retumbante" (Globo), sua primeira reação foi ligar para a família.

[Brasil]
Transexual Luisa Marilac fica confinada em shopping e causa tumulto em Salvador
Quase um ano depois de ter ficado famosa ao lançar na internet o vídeo “bons drink”, Luisa Marilac continua colhendo os louros da fama. A transexual foi a grande sensação de uma ação de verão promovida pela marca de chicletes Trident.

[UK]
Transexual and transvestite guilty of raping woman
A transexual and transvestite who raped a woman face a significant jail sentence after a judge described their case as one of the worst he had seen.

[Pakistan]
Caught in the ‘intersex’ trap
Discrimination and stigma affect them at every level but members of the ‘heejrah’ community in Pakistan say it is even more painful when they are denied education and health facilities that limit their chances to live a better life.

[Indonesia]
Indonesian Waria Activist Registers to be Human Rights Commissioner
A high-profile member of Indonesia’s large transgender community has registered to become a member of the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas-Ham).

[USA]
GLSEN releases first national study on homophobia, gender nonconformity in elementary schools
Gender non-conforming students are at particular risk for bullying, and many teachers are unprepared to address issues relating to gender expression and LGBT families, according to a groundbreaking new study of bias, bullying and homophobia in grades kindergarten through sixth grade.

[AK, USA] [Commentary]
Religious Freedom To Discriminate Under Assault In Alaska
... and it's not just in Virginia. In Alaska, too, securing legal protections for gayfolk may prevent the free exercise of religion. From The Anchorage Daily News:

[LA, USA]
Transgendered Girl Scout in Colorado causes stir in St. Tammany
A Girl Scout troop on the north shore has collapsed after parents withdrew their children in the wake of a decision by a Colorado troop to admit a 7-year-old transgendered child. That's a move they saw as an objectionable leftward drift in Girl Scouting.

[MD, USA]
Advocates Applaud Intro of Critical Gender Identity Protections in Baltimore County
This week Baltimore County Councilmembers Tom Quirk (District 1), Vicki Almond (District 2), Kenneth N. Oliver (District 4), and Cathy Bevins (District 6) introduced county legislation that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in the areas of housing, employment, education, public accommodations, or financing. This bill was immediately applauded by the local chapter of Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) and Gender Rights Maryland (GRMD), an organization dedicated to enacting similar statewide protections.
[Commentary] The Sixteenth State

[MN, USA]
Teen hopes to help others like himself
It can be hard being different. It can be especially hard being different when there are no resources to help you.

[PA, USA]
Cheltenham commissioners present goals for 2012
The new president of the Cheltenham Board of Commissioners briefed residents on the township’s goals for 2012 at a Jan. 18 meeting.