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quinta-feira, Janeiro 26, 2012

[Brasil]
Metrô e Coordenadoria da Diversidade Sexual de SP dão Show e Lutam com as Trans
É isso mesmo meus queridos leitores, hoje na comemoração de 458 anos da minha querida cidade de São Paulo, a Coordenadora de Políticas Para a Diversidade Sexual do Estado de São Paulo na pessoa de Heloísa Alves lança um grande evento que terá realização da Segunda Feira (30), na maior e mais movimentada estação do metrô, a Sé.
São Paulo Metro posters fight gay hate

[UK]
NHS Gives Puberty Delay Drugs To Children With Gender Identity Disorder
The NHS is giving injections of ‘puberty delay’ drugs to children who believe they have been born the wrong sex.
The treatment was developed for children who suffer from a condition called gender identity disorder (GID), where a child believes their gender identity is different to their biological sex.

[UK]
Transsexual who claims she was bullied out police force to keep fighting
Jan Irvine claimed she was forced to leave her job with Lothian and Borders Police after her sex change.
Jan Irvine, 59, formerly Ian Irvine, from Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, worked as a traffic warden with Lothian and Borders Police before taking up a post in the communications centre.
Transsexual loses bullying case against police bosses

[Sweden]
Sweden Keeps ’Barbaric’ Trans Sterilization Law
The Swedish government recently announced that it would not amend a 40-year-old law that forces transgender people who wish to legally change their gender to become sterilized. LGBT activists are outraged and are calling the law "barbaric," the Pink News reported in a Jan. 17 article.
Forced Sterilization for Transgendered People in Sweden

[Sweden]
Breast implants ‘prevent transgender suicides’
An advocacy group in Sweden has called for national guidelines on issuing breast implants to transgender women, claiming they can save countless lives.

[Pakistan]
Dream come true: Transgender community celebrates CNICs, voter registration
The transgender community in Punjab saw new hope on Wednesday as their voter registration began, and Computerised National Identity Cards (NIC) were issued by National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), reported Express News.

[India]
'Eunuchs can access justice like any citizen'
Eunuchs are equal under the law and can access justice like any citizen, said the Bombay High Court on Tuesdayy, while hearing a PIL by eunuchs for better conditions.
Insult a eunuch and you will end up behind bars
Eunuchs have equal right to protect their dignity: court
‘Eunuchs can’t be part of law dealing with SC/ST abuse’


[India]
Branding all transgenders as sex workers inappropriate: Expert
Don't look at all transgenders as sex workers as there are many who are struggling to come above this stigma and prove themselves as successful members of society, feels Asha Bharathi, member of the Tamil Nadu Transgender Association.

[Philippines]
Anti-discrimination ordinance in Cebu City public hearing today
A public hearing on a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance will be held by the Cebu City Council in its 9 a.m. session today.

[New Zealand]
GenderBridge seeks helpline volunteers
GenderBridge is looking for volunteer phone counsellors who are willing to go through training so they can answer calls to its helpline.

[Australia]
Phoebe's Intersex Adventure
Phoebe Hart embarks on a journey of self-discovery as she unearths intersex stories in a captivating and personal documentary exploring her intersex identity.

[USA]
Family Research Council Calls For Boycott of Girl Scout Cookies
Today on his daily radio show, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins told listeners to boycott Girl Scout cookies. Perkins says the cookies fund a political agenda which includes Planned Parenthood and "promoting sexual diversity."
[Commentary] Girl Scouts Keep Cookie Dough for Political Activism
[Commentary] Say no to Girl Scout Cookies

[MA, USA]
Transgender Inmate Can Sue for Hair Treatments
Prison officials may have violated a transgender inmate's constitutional rights by refusing to comply with doctors' orders about laser hair removal treatments, a federal judge ruled.

[MD, USA]
Gay Marriage and Transgender rights Bills Head back to Legislature
Supporters and advocates shift tactics to improve chances of passage

[NE, USA]
Oberst: Don't block anti-bias law
A group of Omaha musicians, including Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, is calling on state lawmakers to pull the plug on a proposal that would ban Omaha and other communities from passing anti-discrimination ordinances.

[TX, USA]
Texas A&M to end employment discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression
Texas A&M University President Dr. R. Bowen Loftin issued a memo Jan. 20, re-affirming the university’s commitment to non-discrimination in employment. Historically this memo is issued annually and has in recent years included sexual orientation among a list of attributes that have been the historical basis of discrimination and which the university vows not to use to discriminate in employment.

[Mexico/Argentina]
“Le tenían retenido el pasaporte”
La bailarina Alejandra Deraux relató que en un boliche de Raúl Martins, en Cancún, se encontró con una chica argentina a la que obligaron a ejercer la prostitución.

[Cuba]
Impiden a grupo LGBT independiente participar en congreso transexual en La Habana
Leannes Imbert Acosta afirma que “no se ha invitado a personas de la verdadera comunidad LGBT para hablar de sus problemas y trazar estrategias adecuadas en ese sentido”.

[Venezuela]
Transexuales plagian a niño en Barlovento
Al menos 50 efectivos policiales participaron en el operativo que tuvo como resultado la localización en una zona boscosa del menor de seis años de edad, quien fue secuestrado cuando salía de clases de una escuela ubicada en Tacarigua, en el municipio Brión del estado Miranda

[Colombia]
Colombian Capital Appoints First Trans Public Official
Gustavo Petro, the mayor of Bogota, Colombia, has appointed the capital city’s first transgender public official.

[Chile]
Agrupaciones denuncian nulos avances de investigación de golpiza a transgénero Sandy en Valparaíso
Practicamente nulo avance es el que denuncian las agrupaciones defensoras de la diversidad sexual, debido a la investigación que está llevando la fiscalía de Valparaíso, con respecto a la agresión de la cual fue víctima Sandy, transgénero que fue atacada por un grupo de desconocidos, al parecer homofóbicos, que la dejaron en estado grave internada por varias semanas en el hospital Carlos Van Buren.

[Peru]
El 12 de febrero será Día de la Dignidad LGBT
El Bloque Estudiantil LGTBI y el Movimiento Homosexual de Lima (MHOL) organizan la conmemoración, el próximo 12 de febrero, del que ya ha sido bautizado como Día de la Dignidad LGBT. Diversas acciones pacíficas coordinadas, que se irán conociendo en próximos días, recordarán la carga policial contra un grupo de activistas que el 12 de febrero del año pasado llevaban a cabo una besada contra la homofobia.