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segunda-feira, março 05, 2012

Sevigny’s Killer Role
Expected criticisms?
they should have found a trans woman to play her
ugh, trans as killer is way overdone and so 80s
amongst others.
That said, to me it looks like she’s portrayed sympathetically, not demonized, which would be a vast improvement. Second, she looks like she could be a really interesting character.

Amnesty asks Moldova to lift LGBT march ban
Human rights charity Amnesty International has said Moldovan councils’ ban on LGBTI demonstrations violates obligations and stirs up hostility
Banning LGBTI demonstrations creates a dangerous climate

Sydney Mardi Gras conveys equality message
Sydney police say they're pleased with the behaviour of the crowd at this year's Mardi Gras parade despite 13 arrests.

ZBGC and TransGender Victoria
Among ZBGC’s strongest supporters is TransGender Victoria (TGV), an organisation that has been a committed advocate for transgender people in Victoria since the late 1990s.

Halifax Youth Project's workshop series begins
The Youth Project, a Halifax-based resource and social centre for queer youth, is putting on a series of workshops during the month of March.

Sex change: Early diagnosis of gender-identity disorder has doctors facing tough decisions
Jade Hines went through puberty twice. First as a teenaged male and then, years later with the help of cross-sex hormones, she began her womanly development.

2nd Annual Transgender Medical Symposium
March, 16 & 17, 2012 (Friday & Saturday)
9:00 am to 4:30 pm (registration begins at 8:30 AM)

Add the Words proposed bill gets second chance
Idaho state representatives, including Cherie Buckner-Webb, D-Boise, and Leon Smith, R-Twin Falls, have submitted a new version of this year’s proposed bill to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” in Idaho’s Human Rights Act, said a press release from Mistie Tolman, spokeswoman for the Add the Words campaign.

Northwestern Doctor Wants To Start Clinic For Transgender Kids
After the medical journal Pediatrics published reports on February 20 that doctors are increasingly treating children and teenagers who believe they were born the wrong sex, a Chicago doctor announced that he wants to start a clinic for transgender children.

Salinans speak out over divisive issue
People from Salina, and some from other places, eagerly accepted Gina McDonald's invitation to the microphones Saturday at Salina Community Theatre, to offer views on a divisive issue.

Progress on rights panel
In what advocacy groups are hailing as a historic move, Mayor Setti Warren has appointed the first transgender representative to the city’s Human Rights Commission. Holly Ryan, a Newton resident and an activist for transgender rights, was named for a three-year term to the nine-member panel.

Kelly: Protecting rights hits home for transgendered prof
Nearly seven years ago, a widely known professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha went before a judge for a personal name change — from Walter to Meredith.
Michael Kelly: Meet Meredith

Rally In Support Of Equal Workplace Ordinance
Would allow complaint to be filed over sexual orientation discrimination

MU Psychology Clinic forming a transgender therapy group
The Marshall University Psychology Clinic will offer a support group for transgendered individuals starting in March. This group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday evenings for 10 weeks with group facilitators Claire Carpenter Phillips and Hend Alsulaiman.

El cuerpo de Pequeña P nunca fue sacado de la morgue judicial
En fuentes judiciales se confirmó categóricamente que el cuerpo de Mario Alberto Atum, el travesti conocido por su seudónimo de Pequeña P, siempre permanecieron en la morgue del Cementerio municipal de nuestra ciudad, donde han estado desde febrero de 2009 tal como lo dispusiera la Justicia.