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domingo, Abril 29, 2012

[Brasil]
Modelo transexual Carol Marra desfila de maiô em Minas Gerais
Ela exibiu pela primeira vez na passarela os seios com silicone recém-colocados.

[UK]
Job fears for doctors who object to providing sex change ops
Doctors who refuse to provide ‘sex change’ operations could be struck off, under new General Medical Council (GMC) draft guidance.
[Commentary] Doctors “forced to carry out sex change ops”, says the Daily Mail

[Ireland]
Trans in Media: The ASAI rule on Paddy Power
The Complaints Committee of the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland have ruled on the reaction to the Paddy Power 'Ladies' Day' Advertisement. The ASAI asked Paddy Power to voluntarily withdraw the ad from broadcast while they were investigating the numerous complaints received.

[Pakistan]
Neglected group: Special cards, security to be provided to transgenders
The district government plans to issue special cards, and provide additional security to the transgender community, said Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s (K-P) Minister for Social Welfare Sitara Ayaz during a meeting with a delegation of the K-P Shemale Association on Friday.

[India]
Man sues parents for not allowing sex change operation
Bidhan Barua, a second-year commerce student from Guwahati, will now have to wait longer for a sex-change operation.
Thwarted by his parents and stonewalled by the hospital where the surgery was scheduled for April 17, Barua had moved court. On Friday, the Bombay high court bench asked him to approach another bench.
Guwahati: Man takes parents to court over sex change operation

[Canada]
What's in a name?
Ben Boudreau would simply like to have his professors call him by his name, but this is proving to be far more difficult than he envisioned.

[AZ, USA]
Transgenders face difficulties with voter identification law
Creative writing sophomore Ben Griffith hopes to have a hassle-free voting experience this election season. But as a member of the transgender community, he could face a unique set of obstacles due to Arizona’s voter identification law.

[KS, USA]
Cities in Kansas Weigh Sexual Orientation Protections under Civil Rights Laws
Kansas has become the new battleground in the fight to expand the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community as city councils in Lawrence, Hutchinson, Salina, Wichita, and Pittsburg are weighing whether to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to protected classes under the jurisdiction’s civil rights laws.

[MA, USA]
Campus-sponsored talk by 'genderqueer' porn star raises eyebrows at Williams College
Colleges and universities have been known to push the envelope when it comes to inviting controversial figures to campuses, and Williams College, a prestigious private institution in western Massachusetts, is the latest -- by inviting a porn star.
Outrage after transgender porn star is invited to give lecture at elite New England college

[MN, USA]
A day of protests at jail
About 40 supporters of Chrishaun Reed "CeCe" McDonald, a transgender woman who was charged with second-degree intentional murder, shouted on Thursday afternoon for her to be freed from jail.
Judge will rule if tattoo is allowable evidence in murder trial

[TN, USA]
CRIME REPORT: Memphis man faces felony in assault on transgender man
A 20-year-old Germantown man told Memphis police that being transgender motivated an assault that left him with a concussion last week, according to police.

[TN, USA]
Tennessee hate crime rate relatively low, TBI says
They're often cases of vandalism, a "certain word spray-painted on the side of the wall," says Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Kristen Helm.

[TX, USA]
Transgender Widow Seeks Benefits
The transgender widow of a South Texas firefighter sued the City of Wharton this week for workers' compensation benefits she was denied because she was born a man.

[WA, USA]
AS Board unanimously passes resolution to oppose legislation on gender health issues
Applause filled the Viking Union conference room as the Associated Students Board of Directors approved a resolution that they would oppose all legislation that infringes on the health and safety of students based on gender identity.

[Ecuador] [Opinion]
Red Trans, en taller de inclusión social
Tal y como anticipó OPINIÓN, en la mañana de ayer se llevó a cabo en un céntrico hotel de Machala un taller sobre la participación ciudadana y la inclusión social en la sociedad del buen vivir.
El encuentro, promovido por el Ministerio de Coordinación de la Política y Gobiernos Autónomos Descentralizados (MCP- GADS), congregó a integrantes de la Red Trans de El Oro. Las ponencias estuvieron a cargo del analista de conflictos del MCP, Xavier Garcés,

[Venezuela]
Tamara Adrián dice que Sousa "demuestra prejuicios" sobre tema transexual
A partir de las declaraciones emitidas esta semana por Osmel Sousa, presidente de la Organización Miss Venezuela, sobre la no pertinencia de que concursen mujeres transgéneros en el certamen nacional de belleza, la abogada, docente y activista Tamara Adrián concedió una entrevista a Prodavinci donde expone sus puntos de vista al respecto.

[Argentina]
Ley de Identidad de Género: Hemos recorrido un largo camino, muchachxs
Lohana Berkins señala aquí algunos mojones en ese camino que hoy está llegando hasta el Senado de la Nación.
LEY DE IDENTIDAD DE GENERO
Por el derecho a la vida
Asuntos legales
Estado de vigilia
Al alcance de la mano


[Argentina]
First School for Transvestites Opens in Buenos Aires
With 35 students, the first secondary school specifically for transvestites and other members of sexual minorities who face discrimination in mainstream schools opened in March in the Argentine capital.