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sábado, Março 03, 2012

[International]
Gay online encyclopaedia debuts
WikiQueer, a gay, bi and trans online encyclopaedia has launched publicly this week.
WikiQueer is Here
Wiki goes queer with new online LBGT resource


[Brasil]
SP: Travesti é presa após roubo com comparsa
Guarda de Itu prende travesti e comparsa após roubo em comércio local

[Brasil]
RJ: Polícia prende suspeito de assassinar transexual
Policiais da 134ª DP (Campos dos Goytacazes) prenderam, na tarde desta quinta-feira, Ricardo Ribeiro Alves, 41 anos. Ele é suspeito de assassinar a tiros a transexual conhecida como “Popinha” de 25 anos. O criminoso foi capturado na Rua Silva Pinto, no bairro Turfe Clube, na cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes, próximo do local em que cometeu o crime.


[UK]
UK Equalities Minister backs transgender festival
Lynne Featherstone shows support for transgender charity Sparkle
Trans charity reports papers to Leveson on ‘child safety concerns’

[Itália}
o lado negro
De Itália não chegam notícias nada abonatórias para um país que foi uma das maiores e mais influentes civilizações da história europeia. A violência e a transfobia imperam com o apoio silencioso da Santa Sé. E as pessoas transexuais e transgénero são quem mais sofrem.

[Itália]
Scoperto cadavere di un viado "Potrebbe essere un suicidio"
Il corpo ritrovato dal convivente, che ha dato l'allarme al 113: era in un appartamento in zona
viale Zara. La vittima si faceva chiamare 'Patrizia' e aveva un coltello conficcato nel torace

[Itália]
Cadavere in via del Gazzurlo: forse la trans si era appartata con un cliente
Da alcune indiscrezioni, non confermate dalle forze dell'ordine, il corpo di una transessuale 31enne di origini brasiliane, al momento del ritrovamento, era senza vestiti e con il volto riverso sul volante dell'auto.


[India]
Transgender to float Sexual Liberation Party of India
By any stretch of imagination, this would be the world’s first — a political party floated by a transgender from Chennai to advocate sexual liberation.
Get ready to watch Rose Venkatesan in her next avatar. After her successful stint as a television anchor, Rose has announced her decision to float a political party. “I have decided to call it Sexual Liberation Party of India,” Rose told Deccan Chronicle.

[Philippines]
UP elects first transgender student council head
The University of the Philippines elected on Thursday a transgender head of student government, a first in the university.
UP elects nation's first transgender head of student government
Hope in Filipino politics after trans election victory


[Australia/New Zealand]
Carmen's scooter to feature in Mardi Gras float
Carmen’s iconic scooter will be towed by four Maori warriors in a float at tomorrow’s Sydney Mardi Gras parade celebrating her life.
'Sea of Love' to honour Carmen

[New Zealand]
Petition calls for Anne Tolley to apologise
A petition has been launched calling for Corrections Minister Anne Tolley to apologise, and for the safety of transgender inmates in New Zealand prisons to be protected.

[Canada]
Canadian scouting groups welcome trans youth
Canadian scouting groups say they have taken steps to be more inclusive following a recent US case in which parents accused a Girl Scouts troop of losing its way because it welcomed a trans child.

[USA]
African-American Transgender Trailblazers: Ebony Magazine Looks At Challenges Of 'Living Honestly'
In its March issue, Ebony magazine is paying tribute to an oft-overlooked segment of the African-American population: the transgender community.
A Look at African-American Trans Trailblazers

[GA, USA]
LGBT job bill languishes in Ga. House Judiciary subcommittee
In a move some legislators say they’ve never seen before, the media was banned from taking photos and video during a public hearing Monday, Feb. 27, at the Georgia General Assembly that included testimony on HB 630, the State Fair Employment Practices Act. The bill, which would ban job discrimination against state employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity, was discussed for a second time by a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee.

[IL, USA]
Bills On Gender Identity, Guaranteed Medical Leave Advance In State House
State legislation is moving ahead to add gender identity to the Illinois hate crimes law, and to require employers to allow medical leave for those joined in civil unions.

[KS, USA]
Hutchinson sets hearings on equality
The Hutchinson Human Rights Commission will conduct three public hearings to gather comment on whether there is discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender people in the city and whether the city's anti-discrimination ordinance should be amended to protect them.

[MD, USA]
Md. Senate hears testimony on trans bill
More than a dozen witnesses testified for and against a bill to ban discrimination against transgender people in Maryland on Tuesday before the State Senate’s Judicial Proceedings Committee.
Md. Senate committee considers transgender anti-discrimination bill

[NE, USA]
Chamber neutral on anti-bias law
Two years after adamantly opposing a similar proposal, the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday it wouldn't take sides in the latest effort to ban discrimination against gay and transgender residents.

[NY, USA]
Melissa Sklarz to Lead Stonewall Dems
Melissa Sklarz, a leader on transgender issues in the city and state as well as a Democratic activist on the national scene, was elected president of the Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC on February 22.

[PA, USA]
Philadelphia woman accused of illegal buttock injections
A Philadelphia woman who allegedly gave illegal buttock-enhancement injections to multiple people has been arrested.
'Booty butcher' arrested at butt-pump party
Transgender 'Black Madam' suspected of killing British bottom implantwoman is arrested in connection with another illegal enhancement
Transsexual 'doctor' arrested over British tourist's death after buttock injection
'Black Madam' Padge Victoria Windslowe arrested over silicone pumping
For one woman, a nearly fatal body enhancement
A Guide To Filling Up At The Pump
Why was 'Black Madam' still on the street?


[SC, USA]
SC Senate panel advances inmate sex surgery bill
A bill that would prohibit state money from being used for sex change surgeries for prison inmates is one step closer to becoming law.
Senate panel approves bill to bar paying for inmate sex-change surgery

[UT, USA]
More than 100 rally for nondiscrimination ordinance at Utah Capitol
More than 100 queer rights activists rallied at the State Capitol on Feb. 29 and voiced frustration over the statewide nondiscrimination ordinance being tabled.

[Colombia]
Tatiana Piñeros Laverde la transexual del gobierno de Petro
Entre los funcionarios de confianza del alcalde Gustavo Petro se encuentra una transexual que estudió Contaduría y dirigió una agencia de publicidad de Bogotá. Tatiana Piñeros, quien asumió uno de los cargos más importantes de la Secretaría de Integración, se viste de mujer desde hace cuatro años. Su reto: acabar con el estereotipo que se tiene de las travestis y transgeneristas en la sociedad colombiana.