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quinta-feira, Janeiro 05, 2012

[Hungary]
Anti-gay Hungary constitution becomes law
LGBT activists in Hungary have protested together with opposition parties against the new constitution that restricts marriage to heterosexuals and fails to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
The constitution came into force on 1 January.
Anti-LGBT constitution, ‘family protection’ law in Hungary come into force
New Hungarian constitution comes into effect with same-sex marriage ban


[Philippines]
Aid linked to gay rights
Gay rights advocates have asked yesterday the Aquino government to heed the warning by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that US aid will be tied on how countries respect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.

[Australia/New Zealand]
SCA in hot water after commercial offends transgender community
SCA, the global paper company, has yanked an ad campaign in New Zealand for its feminine hygiene products brand Libra after it offended the transgender community.
New Zealand's Libra Tampon 'Transphobic' Commercial Yanked From Airwaves
Australian tampon commercial upsets transgendered community
Libra apologises for drag queen ad
Tampon ad off air after storm of complaints
Libra apologises for 'transphobic' ad
Tampon ad not broadly offensive says Otter
Tampon ad should have been clearer - Genderbridge
Tampon ad basis of a strong legal test case - Beyer


[Canada]
Workplace discrimination
In 1999, when Kyle Scanlon announced to bosses at his Toronto media job that he was transitioning into a man they were “surprised and confused.” At the time there was very little information available about the process, and his co-workers didn't know how to handle it. But what he faced next was far more than simple ignorance.

[USA]
'Thrilling' Nomination for Transgender Actor
When Film Independent announced its nominees for the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards last month, it may have just made history.
Harmony Santana, a transgender actor, was nominated in the category for Best Supporting Female for her performance in "Gun Hill Road", writer/director Rashaad Ernesto Green's tale of a father who comes home from jail to discover that his son, played by Santana before she transitioned, is about to become a woman.

[USA] [Commentary]
The Bright Side Of Work It: It Doesn't Just Offend Women -- It Offends Everyone!
When a show is as bad as "Work It," and you truly have nothing nice to say about it, it often feels like you should just follow that old adage and not say anything at all. But that's not my job. (Sorry, Mom!)
[Commentary] Drag comedy Work It premieres in Canada

[FL, USA]
Trans Women Across The Country Victimized By South Florida Quack “The Duchess”
Back in November, we brought you the story of Oneal Ron Morris (right), an unlicensed doctor arrested for giving trans women back-alley surgical procedures.
More victims of alleged butt-injection' doctor' come forward

[FL, USA]
Transgender City Manager Ousted From Lake Worth for ‘Personal Reasons’
After a plethora of media coverage by local news outlets, including several stories featured in the Palm Beach Post, it’s hardly breaking news that transgendered Lake Worth City Manager Susan Stanton was fired from her job last month.

[GA, USA]
LGBT job protections on agenda at Georgia Equality town hall forum
A town hall meeting to discuss the impact of the recent federal appeals court ruling upholding a lower court's ruling that transgender woman Vandy Beth Glenn was discriminated against by the state will be held Jan. 10 at the Phillip Rush Center.

[OH, USA]
7ft Lindsey set to be world's tallest transsexual
A seven-foot former basketball star is set to lay claim to the title of the world's tallest transsexual.
Human skyscraper Lindsey Walker — previously known as Greg — has been living as a woman for two years and hopes to undergo a sex change later this year.
Ex-jogador de basquete luta para ser transexual mais alta do planeta
At 7ft tall, basketball star Greg is now Lindsey… the world's tallest transsexual


[República Dominicana]
Dictan un año de prisión preventiva a hombre acusado de descuartizar a un homosexual
La Oficina de Atención Permanente de Puerto Plata impuso un año de prisión preventiva como medida de coerción a un hombre acusado de descuartizar a un homosexual en el sector Mirador Sur de esta ciudad.

[Colombia]
Murió en Malambo estilista que se inyectó silicona en los glúteos
Giovanni Blanco Suárez, mejor conocido como Johana Cantoral De la Hoz en el mundo gay, falleció ayer a las 5:50 de la mañana en el Hospital Local de Malambo, producto de un paro cardiorrespiratorio que le sobrevino, luego de que, al parecer, se inyectara una sustancia extraña en el cuerpo.
Falleció miembro de comunidad LGBT que se inyectó silicona en los glúteos