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terça-feira, Fevereiro 28, 2012

[Brasil]
MA: Justiça autoriza uso de nome social para trans
Trans do Maranhão conquista direito de ter nome social em seu registro civil

[UK]
Restraining order for trans teen who impersonated Katie Price
A transgender teenager who impersonated Katie Price at a local branch of HSBC and stole thousands of pounds of her money has been given a restraining order against the former glamour model.

[UK]
'Taking on my female persona has made me a more happy and balanced person'
A woman born with both male and female sex organs has spoken of her delight at beginning her life again - as a lady - after having spent over forty years as a man.

[Canada]
ConU proposes plan to accept students’ preferred names
Among the first things Ben Boudreau did when he arrived at Concordia was go to the student centre to modify his original name on his student record.
Boudreau, a transgender student, was told he couldn’t change the information without first having his name changed legally, a process which can be both lengthy and expensive. He then teamed up with the 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy and the Concordia Student Union to push for the right to use the name he identifies with, rather than the one he was born with.

[Canada]
N.W.T. minister denies discriminating against transgender woman
Complainant says Michael Miltenberger asked her to leave during Governor General's visit
The N.W.T.'s finance minister denies that he discriminated against a transgender woman during the Governor General of Canada's visit to Fort Smith in December.

[New Zealand]
Protestors given right of reply to 'he-she' piece
Wellington group Queer Avengers has written an opinion piece on transgender issues, which is says will be printed in the Dominion Post, in reponse to a columnist's transphobic tirade.

[USA]
Verizon Creates Transgender Employment Protections
Verizon is the latest company to announce it is expanding its employment non-discrimination policy to include “gender identity or expression,” which will protect transgender workers in addition to those who are already protected based on sexual orientation.

[USA]
Shunning Medical Hoops, Transgender Patients Turn to ‘Informed Consent’ Model
In Kai Devlin’s first year on testosterone, he saw five doctors—including one who insisted on manually examining his genitals before renewing his prescription, and another who refused to treat transgender patients because he “didn’t agree with it.” Devlin initially sought hormones using the conventional route, asking a long-term therapist for a recommendation letter which he then gave to an endocrinologist; every new doctor required another long attempt to “prove” his transgender identification.

[KS, USA]
Salina discusses adding sexual orientation, gender identity to discrimination ordinance
Despite being born in a boy's body, Steven Mott knew from the age of 6 that he was actually a woman on the inside, but assumed the role he thought he had to to survive.

[MA, USA]
Newton mayor appoints first transgender representative to Human Rights Commission
In what advocacy groups are hailing as a historic move, Newton Mayor Setti Warren has appointed the first transgender representative to the city's Human Rights Commission.

[NE, USA]
Discrimination, Dredging on Council's Agenda
Among the hot topics at Tuesday's Omaha City Council meeting is an ordinance to ban discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation.

[OK, USA]
Okla. Legislator Wants to Limit Nondiscrimination Laws
Oklahoma state representative Mike Reynolds has introduced a bill that would prevent municipalities from including sexual orientation or gender identity in nondiscrimination policies.

[TX, USA]
Leslie Cochran Hospitalized
Contrary to recent reports that transgendered homeless icon Leslie Cochran was moving to Colorado, Leslie is still in Austin. And according to a statement from friends and family, Cochran is currently recuperating in an area hospital.

[UT, USA]
Human Dignity Rally
In response to the Utah Legislature’s inaction on queer-rights issues during this legislative session, QSaltLake writer and queer-friendly activist, Bob Henline, is helping to organize a rally on Capitol Hill to demand that the Legislature take LGBT, an other rights, issues seriously.
Advocates to rally at Capitol for LGBT rights

[WA, USA]
Sex offender registers with new name, gender
A homeless sex offender released to Benton County last week after serving 20 years in prison has officially changed his name.

[Honduras]
Guardia ultima a travesti y hiere a estudiante cuando intentaba huir
Un guardia de seguridad privada ultimó ayer de varios balazos a un gay. Pero en el intento de escapar a bordo de un bus rapidito resultó herido con su propia arma y además hirió a una joven estudiante.
Guardia de seguridad acaba con la vida de homosexual


[Argentina]
Piden juicio oral por crimen de travesti incinerada por su pareja en Berisso
Un joven de nacionalidad peruana acusado por el crimen de su pareja travesti podría ser juzgado en audiencia oral y pública en caso de propsperar el pedido realizado por el fiscal que investiga el homicidio, confirmaron fuentes judiciales a Online-911.