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segunda-feira, março 19, 2012

IV Encontro Estadual de Travestis e Transexuais do Piauí

Transgender Pinoys confront stigma of prostitution
At the recent Miss Asia NYC; pageant for transgender women, contestant Priscilla To Wong Fu was asked: Why is prostitution prevalent among Asian transgender women?

[New Zealand]
Tolley against changing transgender prison practice
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says she does not support changing the law to allow some transgender inmates to serve their terms in women's prisons.

[USA] [Commentary]
Seattle LGBT Commission Cancels Israeli Event After Complaint By Anti-Pinkwashing Activist
The Seattle LGBT Commission, the city’s chief queer lobbying group, announced at the 11th hour that it was canceling a planned panel tonight with representatives from Israeli LGBT groups—Israel Gay Youth, Choshen (their version of HRC), and Tehila (the Israeli equivalent of P-FLAG)—who are part of the Association of Israeli LGBT Educational Organizations (AILO).
[Commentary] Philadelphia Gay News is pinkwashing Israel’s atrocities

Bail reduced for alleged butt injector
The woman known as the "Black Madam," jailed last month on charges of performing an illegal buttock-enhancement procedure that sent a young woman to the hospital, was a step closer to release Friday after a judge cut her bail from $10 million to $750,000.
'Black Madam' Gets Bail Reduced, Must Stay Away From Needles, Glue

Utah Governor vetoes abstinence-only sex education law
Utah’s Republican Governor Gary Herbert on Friday vetoed a controversial measure which would have banned the state’s public schools from teaching contraception as a way of preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.
Herbert vetoes sex-ed bill, says it constricts parental choice

UPDATED: Arrest made in connection to killing of trans LGBTQ activist
UPDATE: In a press conference, the Puebla State Attorney General named the four men arrested in connection with the murder of Agnes. Luis Fernando Bravo, Agustín Flores, Marco Antonio Especie, and Agnes’ most recent partner Jorge Flores have all been charged.
Human Rights Abuses: Alleged murderers of Agnes Torres are presented; her boyfriend is a fugitive

Falleció Claudia Pia Baudracco
En horas de la tarde de este domingo, el activismo LGBT argentino perdió a una incansable luchadora por los derechos de las personas transexuales. Claudia Pia Baudracco (42) fue hallada sin vida en su casa y se investigan las causas de su muerte.