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terça-feira, Abril 17, 2012



[Brasil]
Lea T. retorna a Milão para se recuperar da cirurgia de redefinição sexual feita na Tailândia
A modelo transexual Lea T. retornou nesta segunda-feira a Milão, na Itália, onde mora atualmente.

[UK]
'I can concentrate on being the person I want to be': Former millionaire businessman sets aside £120,000 to become a woman
A former millionaire businessman is spending £120,000 in a bid to become a woman - including £4,000 on finishing school so he refine his feminine manner.

[Saudi Arabia]
Schools ‘ban tomboys and gays’
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reportedly banned gays and tomboys from its schools citing efforts to tackle the two ‘phenomenons’.
Emo students banned from Saudi universities

[India]
They are the wind beneath their own wings
While some transgenders have managed to make it against all odds, most continue to face discrimination and stigma when it comes to getting jobs or houses for rent. “Livelihood opportunities for transgenders needs a serious debate," says Magdelene Jeyaratham, Director, Centre of Counselling.

[India]
Book launched, activist felicitated
It was a day of celebration and reflection, as hundreds of transgenders gathered to observe Transgenders Day on Sunday.

[India]
Transgenders make a mark in SHGs
Integrating into society at large and finding a job continues to be a challenge for transgenders in the city, but they have not given up. Instead, they have begun finding self-sustaining, innovative ways of earning a livelihood.

[India]
Separate ward for Transgenders
A separate outpatient ward for transgenders has been opened at the government hospital here, following a request from them, Dr N Sengottiyan, Joint Director of Health Services has said.

[India]
An ongoing battle against discrimination
The glow on their faces, in some cases, the result of make-up, and in others, pure excitement, as they wait their turn to marry the Lord Koothandavar and re-enact an ancient myth, and the subsequent wailing as they mourn his death by breaking bangles – Vincent Paul has captured all of it in his photographs.

[Philippines]
Miss Gay Philippines titlist against transgender women in Miss Universe
A homosexual beauty queen opposed the Miss Universe Organization's decision to allow transgender women in the prestigious beauty pageant.
Bb. Pilipinas Winners Shun Transgender Furor
No to transgenders in Ms U pageant — solons


[USA]
USCIS revises policy for transgenders’ immigration documents, marriage benefits
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Friday issued a policy memorandum revising the treatment of gender designations for transgender people on their immigration documents.

[USA]
Transgender issues explored on MSNBC's Melissa Harris Perry show [video]
Melissa Harris Perry presented a panel on MSNBC today to discuss transgender issues. Perry said she had decided to be a "better cis ally for the work of trans communities" after watching a hate crime online that involved "a group of African-American teens savagely beating a trans woman in a fast-food restaurant."

[CA, USA]
San Francisco’s Leather Fetish Events Benefit Local Charities
The Board of Directors of Folsom Street Events announced this year’s line up of its Major and Supporting beneficiaries. Net proceeds from five key San Francisco leather and fetish events (Bay of Pigs™, Up Your Alley®, Magnitude®, Folsom Street Fair®, and DEVIANTS™) will be donated to local charities working in public health, human services, and the arts. Last year, Folsom Street Events donated over $330,000 to local and national charities in need.

[FL, USA]
Thousands including parade grand marshal Chaz Bono celebrate Miami Beach Gay Pride
A diverse crowd of LGBT activists and supporters attended the fourth annual Miami Beach Gay Pride parade on Sunday.

[IL, USA]
A class on how to pass
Transgender senior teaches tricks of the trade to a new generation at LGBT charm school.
About a year ago, a retired Gloria Allen thought having lunch at the Center on Halsted with other lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender senior citizens was simply one of the highlights of her week.

[MA, USA]
First Annual New England Transgender Film Festival To Be Held in Provincetown, MA. on April 20 and 21st
Provincetown will serve as the host town for the unveiling of the
First Annual New England Transgender Film Festival to be held on April 20 & 21, 2012.
Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema
Photos Of Angie


[MD, USA]
Baltimore County Enacts Transgender Rights Law
Baltimore County’s legislative body, the County Council, passed a gender identity anti-discrimination bill, which protects transgender people from discrimination, the the Washington Blade reported.

[NM, USA]
Transgender resource center opens in Albuquerque
The Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico opened its first office in Albuquerque on Sunday.

[Bolivia] (Comunicado)
REDLACTRANS exige al Estado de Bolivia la urgente aprobación e implementación de la Ley de Identidad de Género
La Red Latinoamericana y del Caribe de personas trans (REDLACTRANS) por este medio denuncia el uso de cualquier producto que afecte a nuestra salud y cualquier persona que fomente y aplique el uso de estos productos deben ser denunciados/as ante la justicia.

[Colombia]
Michel, la primera presentadora LGBT en Colombia
Será rostro, en la Feria Internacional del Libro de Bogotá, de los informativos de Canal Capital.

[Argentina]
Tras años de búsqueda laboral, una travesti denunció a autoridades del hospital Heras por discriminación
Desde 1989, cuando se recibió de la carrera de Enfermería profesional, Marcela Coduri, viene peregrinando por los pasillos de varias instituciones la salud pública de Concordia para obtener un puesto estable. Su condición de travesti continúa siendo una barrera infranqueable para conseguir trabajo, y ante las reiteradas promesas recibidas durante estos años, es que decidió encausar una medida ante el Instituto Nacional contra la Discriminación, la Xenofobia y el Racismo (Inadi), involucrando al Estado provincial, a la jefa del Servicio de Enfermería, Rosa Casela, y al director del Hospital Felipe Heras, Carlos Vallejos.

[Argentina]
El 17 de abril vamos por la Ley de Identidad!
El próximo martes a las 16 hs. las comisiones de Legislación General y Pobración del Senado de la Nación comenzarán el debate para dar luz verde a la aprobación definitiva de la Ley de Identidad de Género y Atención Integral a la salud de las personas trans. La misma obtuvo media sanción por amplia mayoría en la última sesión del 2011 en Diputados. El primer proyecto de ley había sido presentado por la FALGBT y ATTTA junto a la Diputada Nacional (MC) Silvia Augsburger en 2007.
El Senado inicia el tratamiento sobre identidad de género

[Argentina]
La ley del femicidio incorporaría a la comunidad LGBT
“La reforma es progresista porque agrega a nuevas parejas o ex parejas; apunta a incorporar a las parejas informales y a las de homosexuales y lesbianas. También por su incorporación de fenómenos invisibilizados hasta ahora, como el del odio a travestis, personas trans y homosexuales y lesbianas”, consideró la abogada especializada en derechos de las mujeres Susana Chiarotti, integrante del comité de la OEA que monitorea las políticas contra la violencia machista.
Una ley del femicidio