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quarta-feira, Janeiro 25, 2012

[International]
Queer news from around the web
It was shocking to learn last week that Sweden – a country with a reputation as friendly and welcoming to queer people – forces trans people to undergo sterilization to change their genders.

[Brasil]
SP: Piracicaba realiza encontro regional de trans
Trans se reúnem em Piracicaba no dia 28 em seu 1o Encontro Regional
O Dia Nacional de Visibilidade Trans, 29 de janeiro, será comemorado em Piracicaba, Estado de São Paulo, nos próximos sábado, 28 de janeiro, e domingo, 29, com o 1ª Encontro Regional de Travestis e Transexuais de Piracicaba, a realização é do Grupo Glitter, em parceria com o Grupo E-Jovem de Piracicaba e o Programa Municipal DST/Aids.
Grupo faz vídeo pelo Dia da Visibilidade Trans
Porto Alegre recebe tenda para o Dia de Visibilidade Trans


[Brasil]
Vereadora transexual Leo Kret entra em reality show e é advertida pela Câmara de Salvador
Desde o dia 15 de janeiro, a vereadora transexual Leo Kret está deixando de cabelo em pé a Corregedoria da Câmara Municipal de Salvador. Ela decidiu participar do reality show “O Trio”, transmitido pela TV Aratu, afiliada do SBT, em que seis participantes ficam confinados durante trinta dias em um trio elétrico.

[Brasil]
Modelo transexual tem infecção em prótese: não deveria estar aqui
A modelo transexual Carol Marra, convidada para o desfile de André Lima nesta terça-feira na São Paulo Fashion Week, contou que a prótese de silicone de 240 ml que colocou há 22 dias infeccionou. "Eu nem deveria estar aqui, tinha que me cuidar mais, mas eu não tenho muito juízo", disse. Carol afirmou que recebeu convites para desfilar nesta edição da semana de moda, mas que está se preparando para a próxima, de verão, porque acha que seu corpo favorece: "coloquei silicone por causa disso".

[España]
El Colectivo LGTB de Xirivella es ya una realidad
El Colectivo LGTB (Lesbianas, Gays, Transexuales y Bisexuales) de Xirivella es ya una realidad y para darse a conocer a todo el municipio organizó el pasado jueves, 19 de enero, una presentación pública en el Centre Cívic Municipal Ernest Lluch.

[España]
Un padre transexual deberá permitir a la abuela materna ver a sus nietas
El Juzgado de Primera Instancia 10 de Valladolid ha acordado que las dos niñas que se encuentran bajo guardia y custodia de su progenitor, que cambió de sexo hace dos años y actualmente es una mujer, vean a su abuela materna dos horas durante el primer domingo de cada mes, al menos, en los tres próximos meses.

[España]
Fallece el transformista, Paco España, pionero y referente de libertades sexuales de la transición española
El artista isleño revolucionó el mundo del cabaret en la época del franquismo con sus imitaciones de la cantante Lola Flores

[Turkey]
Turkish activists demand equality for children
History was made in Turkey last week with the first ever formal appearance by an LGBT group in the country’s Parliament, as activists seek guarantees against sexual discrimination in the new constitution currently being drawn up.

[Nepal]
Transgenders taking the pill to look beautiful
Preeti Rana, 21, (name changed) always wanted to have soft hands and feet and a well-defined feminine figure despite having been born a male.
Thanks to hormonal pills that (she thinks) have enhanced her beauty, she has not only been increasingly noticed by males but has even been proposed to by three guys within just the last eight months.

[India]
Move will solve their unemployment problem
Authorities in Bihar are planning to employ eunuchs to improve birth registration rate in the state

[India]
Eunuchs can seek justice for offences against them: Bombay HC
If eunuchs are insulted or humiliated, they can access their rights to approach the police and lodge a complaint, the Bombay High Court observed today, while hearing a public interest litigation, seeking fundamental rights for the oppressed community.

[USA]
US-based Pinoys tackle transsexualism in documentary film
Aiming to shed light on the topic of transsexuality are US-based Filipino filmmakers Cecilio Asuncion and Joseph Pe via the documentary film “What’s the T?”

[DC, USA]
Take Action! Join us in opposing Prostitution Free Zones
Tomorrow the DC Council is holding a hearing on Bill 19-567, which would allow the police chief to create permanent Prostitution Free Zones, which we call Trans Profiling Zones. We will be testifying with a large coalition of groups opposed to this bill, but we need your help!
D.C. Gay Activists Fighting Prostitution-Free Zone Bill

[HI, USA]
True LGBTQ Stories: 'Sent by the Gods': A Native Hawaiian Recalls Queer Life Before Westernization
I'm From Driftwood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit forum for true lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer stories. Earlier this year, founder and Executive Director Nathan Manske and two companions successfully completed a four-month, 50-state Story Tour collecting LGBTQ stories from towns and cities across the country. They're pulling some of the most relevant, important and sometimes just enjoyable stories from their archives and sharing them with HuffPost Gay Voices.

[MD, USA]
Public Accommodations A Concern in Transgender Bill
A controversial component of a proposed transgender anti-discrimination bill may need to be removed, according to Council Chairwoman Vicki Almond.
O'Malley will back transgender rights bill

[TX, USA]
Nondiscrimination bill to be voted on by SGA
UH administration has put the alterations to the student handbook suggested last semester by the Student Government Association back into the hands of the student senate.

[UT, USA]
Salt Lake Business Leaders Back Antidiscrimination Law
Salt Lake City business leaders say a bill that would ban discrimination against LGBT people would be good for business.
New Life for State-Wide Non-Discrimination Ordinances
Salt Lake Chamber to host forum discussing anti-bias laws


[Cuba]
El sitio CubaNet denuncia la muerte de chica transexual tras brutal paliza de la policía
Desde la prisión provincial Cerámica Roja, informó el recluso Rolando Castro Sánchez, del destacamento 3, que la noche del miércoles 4 de enero fue asesinada una chica transexual en la unidad de la policía de Guáimaro, en Camaguey.
Police blamed for trans death

[Honduras]
Por robo caen homosexuales
Por los delitos de robo y lesiones fueron capturados dos homosexuales la medianoche del sábado en la Calle Real de Comayagüela, mientras que un tercero cayó en la colonia Alameda en posesión de una pistola propiedad de la Policía Nacional.
El informe de la Policía Metropolitana establece que a las 12:00 de la noche fueron capturados los individuos Jerry Reyes Martínez, de 22 años, más conocido como "Jennifer" y Enmanuel Amador, de 23, a quienes se les acusa de haber golpeado a un ciudadano, quitándole sus pertenencias.
A la cárcel mandan a homosexual que robo arma de policía

[Colombia]
Report: Bogota, Colombia, mayor appoints city's first transgender public official
The first transgender public official has been appointed in Bogota, Colombia, according to Colombia Reports:

[Colombia]
Homosexuales encarcelados podrán maquillarse y recibir visitas conyugales
Caracol Radio conoció una sentencia de tutela que ordena la modificación del reglamento interno de las cárceles para proteger los derechos de las personas internas con identidad sexual diversa.
En ese sentido, las medidas y sanciones disciplinarias no podrán prohibir la visita conyugal, el ingreso de maquillaje y joyas a personas homosexuales recluidas en las cárceles.