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quinta-feira, abril 12, 2012

Transexuais do DF esperam até seis anos por cirurgia para redefinição sexual
Procedimento na rede pública é feito em apenas quatro hospitais do pais.
DF tem 20 pessoas na fila; acompanhamento psicológico é de dois anos.

'Busquei no estudo uma vida melhor', diz 1ª travesti doutoranda do país
Natural do interior do Ceará, professora vai defender tese em julho.
Luma ganhou direito de alterar o nome nos documentos em 2010.

Budapest urged to reverse Pride route refusal
The Human Rights Watch group is calling on Hungarian authorities to reverse a decision which refused Pride organisers permission to hold a march on their chosen route in Budapest later this year.
Hungary: Revoke Denial of Pride March Route

Trans sex worker shot by the police in Istanbul
On the night of 11.04.2012, a trans sex worker was shot by a police officer in Maltepe - Istanbul.
The incident happened just after the police officer stopped by the trans sex worker and wanted to fine her. she resisted this injustice. the officer grabbed her arm forcibly but she escaped. just after this struggle, the officer shot her from her back.
The victim is under intensive care in Kartal State Hospital now.

Hate against LGBT population continues
LGBT Forum Progress has filed a claim today to the Police autorities against Minic Raso because he offended and made violence and death threats towards the members of the LGBT population trough the social network Facebook.

Anti-Gay Law Used for 1st Time Against Protesters
St. Petersburg’s notorious anti-gay law was put into practice for the first time last week, when two men arrested Saturday during a demo near Oktyabrsky Concert Hall were charged with “promoting sodomy, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism among minors.”

Transgender woman harassed by police
Police picked up a transgender woman late on Saturday night, took her to the Baguiati Police Station and taunted her about her sexuality for 9 hours, the woman said. She filed a complaint with the West Bengal Human Rights Commission today.

Youth groups get funded
Support services targeting LGBTI youth will benefit from some $180,000 of state government funding this year.

Bill aims to protect gender identity
A private member's bill that aims to protect transgender people from discrimination is inching its way through Parliament as the controversy over the transgender Miss Universe contestant, Jenna Talackova, plays out in the media.
Jenna Talackova: Gender Reassignment Surgery Was 'Excruciatingly Painful'
Transgender activist not cheering Jenna Talackova’s Miss Universe breakthrough

[Commentary] Vancouver's Jenna Talackova becomes a civil-rights hero
Trump to Allow All Trans Women to Compete in Miss Universe
Trump says trans beautyqueen's OK
Jenna Talackova's fight opens Miss Universe pageant to transgender women
Transgender contestants to be allowed in Miss Universe pageants
New rules at Miss Universe: transgender women welcome in all pageants
Transgender Women Can Compete In Miss Universe Pageant

[Commentary] Jenna Talackova Opinion: Should Using the Wrong Pronoun Be Acceptable in Published Letters to the Editor?
Nuestra Belleza México rechaza participación de transexuales
“Jamás voy a permitir que en el concurso de Miss Panamá participen transexuales”
Colombia: Polémica por decisión de Miss Universo de aceptar transexuales en su pasarela
¡Revolución en Miss Universe!
Puerto Rico: Desirée Lowry duda que la organización acepte transexuales en el concurso
Transexuales en Miss Universo es estrategia de Donald Trump
Concurso de belleza en México rechaza a transexuales

[Letters to the Editor] Transgender woman shouldn't be allowed to compete in pageant
NCTE Recognizes Miss Universe Organization for Commitment to Trans Inclusion

[Commentary] It’s a Beauty Contest

Trans rights are reproductive rights
Count me among the legions of women who never thought our nation would be revisiting Griswold v. Connecticut in 2012. The spirit of the landmark 1965 case, establishing American citizens’ right to use contraception legally, is now publicly under attack from the political right. In the midst of this has arisen one of the most amazing groundswells of women’s activism in a generation. We have a lot to be proud of, even as the fight for reproductive justice grinds on. We are not ceding the field.

Chaz Bono first transgender person to receive GLAAD's Stephen F. Kolzak Award
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation announced Tuesday (10 April) that Chaz Bono will receive the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at its Los Angeles GLAAD Media Awards Ceremony later this month.

NCTE joins “I AM: Trans People Speak” Campaign April 10, 2012
Each of us has our own stories. They’re complicated, and sometimes hard to share. But sharing our stories is a powerful way to help others understand who we are and influence public policy.

Family Values Group Rails Against Hypothetical Transgender Darth Vader Video Game
The Florida Family Association, best known for badgering companies into pulling advertising from TLC reality show All-American Muslim last year, is hard at work ranting about a new target: BioWare/EA game Star Wars: The Old Republic. This isn't the first temper tantrum that supposedly pro-family groups have thrown over The Old Republic, just the most recent.
EA Games Will Not Edit Content

First LGBT high school opens in Phoenix
The Valley now has a high school geared specifically toward lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender students.

Drag Show at University Called 'Sexually Perverse' By Alum
A planned drag performance at the University of San Diego was called "sexually perverse" by a USD graduate trying to get the show canceled.

Who Started The Stonewall Riots? I Have An Answer
​In 1969, the Stonewall riots--precipitated when cops burst into the famed gay bar and started being their usually abusive selves--defined the modern gay movement.
Pay It No Mind: Marsha P. Johnson

Police seek help in murder investigation
Miami Beach Police detectives are asking for the public's help to find the person who fatally stabbed Rene "Rosita" Hidalgo last month.

Transexualidad es un tema que se comienza a poner "de moda"
La transexualidad es un tema que se está poniendo de moda, ya sea para buenas noticias o para algo malo.

Inyectan silicona industrial a travesti y queda en coma
Roberto llegó caminando al hospital Japonés. El hombre de 32 años, con aspecto de mujer, presentaba dificultad para respirar y espectoración sanguinolenta. Una hora después fue conectado a un respirador artificial. El litro de silicona industrial, conocida como aceite de avión, que fue inyectado en sus glúteos y pechos se endureció y afectó a los pulmones.
Travesti en coma por inyectarse silicona