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quarta-feira, Fevereiro 01, 2012

[Brasil]
Rio aceita nome social de trans em Boletim de Ocorrência
Travestis e transexuais do Rio poderão usar nome social em Boletins de Ocorrência
A Polícia Civil do Estado do Rio de Janeiro vai passar a respeitar o nome social de pessoas travestis e transexuais aceitando-os em seus Boletins de Ocorrência. A novidade foi anunciada na última segunda-feira, 30 de janeiro, em encontro da chefe da Polícia Civil, delegada Martha Rocha, com representantes do governo fluminense e pessoas trans.

[Brasil]
Militância parabeniza Globo por personagem trans de minissérie
Personagem transexual de minissérie faz Globo ganhar elogios da militância brasileira

[España]
Federación Estatal de Lesbianas, Gays, Transexuales y Bisexuales ha sido declarada entidad de utilidad pública
La declaración supone un reconocimiento a la transparencia y gestión económica de de la Federación

[España]
AET-Transexualia se reúne con Dirección General Hospitales por la filtración de datos de personas transexuales
La presidenta de la Asociación AET-Transexualia y el coordinador del Programa de Atención a Homosexuales y Transexuales de la Comunidad de Madrid se han reunido este martes con el Director General de Hospitales, Antonio Burgueño Carbonell y la Directora General del Paciente, Elena Juárez para tratar la filtración de datos de personas transexuales atendidas en la Unidad de Identidad de Género y aparecidas en un artículo de un portal web que atacaba duramente la atención sanitaria a las personas transexuales.
Este jueves el PSM llevará al Pleno Asamblea de Madrid pregunta sobre filtración datos de transexuales

[UK]
Lad, 16, To Have Sex-swap So He Can Be Gaga
A TRANSSEXUAL schoolboy is having a sex change after being inspired by pop star Lady Gaga.
Cambell, 16, was 'Born This Way'

[Germany]
Transgender German Girl Faces Being Institutionalized By Father Who Rejects Her Gender Expression
International lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights activists are expressing concern over reports that an 11-year-old German transgender girl is in danger of being institutionalized.

[Croatia]
Road to new ID documents eased for transgender Croatians
Some 200 people in Croatia who feel they were born a wrong gender will now be able to register their new identity even before having a sex change operation.

[Tunisia]
LGBT Rights in Tunisia, A Year After the Revolution
Last month marked the one-year anniversary of Tunisia’s Arab Spring revolution. Since the revolution began and the country entered the process of democratization, citizens of all backgrounds and demographics have been anticipating change. So where do things stand for Tunisia’s LGBT community?

[China/USA]
Stepping Gracefully Into Her Identity
When Jin Xing was last in New York in the early 1990s, the Chinese dancer was a confused young man reckoning with his sexual identity while trying to forge a career on the stage.

[Pakistan]
Equality in K-P : Transgender voter registration begins on Feb 9
The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government has encouraged all members of the transgender community who possess Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) to enlist themselves on the electoral rolls from February 9. This would enable them to cast their vote in the next general elections, stated a press release issued from the office of the provincial election commission on Tuesday.

[India]
Eunuchs try to ‘castrate’ boy in Bangalore
Residents of RPC Layout in Vijaynagar assaulted a group of eunuchs for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy. The residents handed them over to the police, but they were let off after the boy’s parents refused to file a complaint fearing social stigma.

[Malaysia]
‘I am an uncommon woman’
Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us, all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are. - Memoirs of a Geisha
If you’ve read the “Memoirs of a Geisha”, you’ll relate to Sharan on a soulful note.
Sharan is a transgender.

[Indonesia]
Selectors OK with gay, transgender candidates for human rights commissioners
National Commission of Human Rights (Komnas HAM) selection committee chief Jimly Asshiddiqie says selectors would have no problem in accepting homosexual or transgender candidates for commissioner roles.

[Canada]
Pessoas trans em risco de serem impedidas de voar
Uma regra de rastreio de segurança de aeroportos que entrou em vigor em Agosto passado no Canadá tem sido alvo de alertas por parte de críticos por poder impedir pessoas transexuais e transgéneras de embarcarem.
Canada transportation rules: Could they prevent transgender people from flying?
Canada Identity Screening Regulations: Transgendered Community Effectively Banned From Flying
Trans people could be blocked from flying in Canada
Strict new air travel rules could ground transgender travellers: critics
Transgendered people outraged over Canada’s identification rules for air travel
Sex Inscription on the Canadian Passport - Egale Position Paper

[Commentary] TESA: New Regulations Potentially Bar Some Trans Canadians From Air Travel

[USA]
Transgender Americans may face increased risk of mistreatment in Occupy crackdowns
Two blocks from our office, the National Park Service planned this week to evict Occupy D.C. protestors in McPherson Square and Freedom Plaza in accordance to a D.C. "no camping" rule. While many protesters have complied with the eviction notices, other demonstrators have ignored the National Park Service and have hunkered down in continued protest.
In Response to Crackdown on Occupy Encampments, NCTE and Allies Issues a Trans Direct Action Resource

[USA]
Feds: housing programs must accept transgender, homosexual applicants
The federal government will publish regulations next month requiring all religious groups involved in government-assisted housing facilities to accept homosexual couples and transgender individuals - a change effected in part by including homosexual couples in the rule’s definition of the word “family.”

[MD, USA]
Creating Change International Panel Highlights Trans Abuses And Ugandan Needs
Moderator Cary Alan Johnson, executive director of the International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission, noted that more than 80 countries around the world still have laws targeting sexual and gender identity at the plenary panel on "International LGBT Issues and Organizing" this weekend at Creating Change.

[MO, USA]
Vital Politics: Jessica Orsini
Centralia is a quiet town of about 4000 residents located just 30 minutes north of Columbia, Missouri. While virtually indistinguishable from most other small towns throughout the state, Centralia has at least one major claim to fame – Jessica Orsini.

[TN, USA]
TN anti-bias lawsuit faces dismissal
A lawsuit challenging a state law that invalidated Metro protections for gay and transgendered individuals is facing a dismissal in Davidson County Chancery Court.

[Cuba]
Aprobó Partido Comunista enfrentar discriminación por orientación sexual, pero…
Los objetivos de trabajo del Partido Comunista de Cuba que acaba de aprobar la primera Conferencia Nacional incluyeron finalmente el término de la orientación sexual entre las causas de discriminación a enfrentar en el país, lo cual sin dudas es un hecho muy positivo, pero todavía insuficiente.

[Bolivia]
Denuncian múltiple violación a reo homosexual en penal de Cantumarca
Cuatro privados de libertad del penal de Cantumarca están implicados en un presunto hecho de violación múltiple a un interno homosexual en una de las celdas de aislamiento, reportó hoy la radio Aclo de la Red Erbol.
El juez de ejecución de penas Héctor Gómez informó que la víctima pidió ser cambiada de celda tanto de aislamiento como de la población penitenciaria en general, después de haber recibido agresión la sexual y psicológica.
“Ayer tuvimos una entrevista con el interno Marco Antonio, conocido como ‘Marquesa’, quien es un homosexual y denunció que fue objeto de abuso sexual por parte de cuatro internos cuando se encontraba en aislamiento”, afirmó.

[Argentina]
La FALGBT presentó propuestas al gobierno porteño
Las autoridades de la Federación Argentina de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales y Trans se reunieron con la ministra de Desarrollo Social, Carolina Stanley, y el subsecretario de Derechos Humanos, Claudio Avruj. En diálogo con Noticias Urbanas, Esteban Paulón, presidente de la institución, afirmó que durante el encuentro presentaron una propuesta integral de políticas públicas para avanzar en la inclusión plena del colectivo de la diversidad sexual en todos los ámbitos.