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segunda-feira, Abril 16, 2012













[Spain]
On Monday, the Spanish government pondered a cut of EUR 10 billion within the health and education sectors, after the bad reception of their current budget plan. One of the victims would be the sexual reassignment surgery which wouldn't be covered by the state anymore.

[UK]
Sex-op woman’s 19th rape claim costs taxpayer £200k in 10yrs
A transsexual is having her nineteenth allegation of rape investigated by police.
But Scotland Yard is refusing to say if any of her complaints have resulted in conviction.
She made the latest claim against a man of 26 who contacted her on an internet dating site before meeting for sex last week in Sutton, Surrey.
Transsexual makes 19th rape claim in 10 years costing taxpayer £200,000 in police investigation costs

[UK]
Ken Livingstone publishes LGBT manifesto
The Labour mayoral candidate has published his lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual manifesto, promising a zero tolerance approach to homophobic crime.

[Germany]
On April 18, 1 pm CET, there will be a talk with Boris Dittrich, Advocacy Director of Human Rights Watch's LGBT department. The event will take place at Neue Promenade 5, 10178 Berlin. Representatives of NGOs and the press will be able to discuss his work in the field of LGBT rights as well as the role of these rights in foreign and development policy. The debate will be in English. Please RSVP via e-mail (berlin [at] hrw.org) or telephone (030-25930622).

[Angola]
Kuduro e transexualidade
Titica é ousada, brilhante, bela e está tempestuosamente a conquistar Angola. Muito bom para uma transexual num país católico africano onde a homossexualidade é ilegal e punível com trabalhos forçados e de transexualidade nem se fala.

[India]
Man wanted in Sonia De killing case nabbed
A team of city special operations group (SOG) arrested a man wanted in Sonia De murder case. Paras Padhya, a native of Siddhpur, was allegedly involved in the conspiracy to kill De, leader of a faction of eunuchs in the city. According to investigators, Padhya's mobile SIM card was used by Sanju Masi, leader of another faction, to make calls to instruct the killers.

[India]
‘We deserve a home too’
While a beauty pageant queen in Canada is making headlines for being transgendered and taking on Donald Trump, the grim prospects of our very own city queens is touching.
Kalki, a dancer and actor who even starred in a movie titled Narthaki, was refused a rental property because of her sexuality. Kalki who now lives like a woman was turned away, leaving her totally disillusioned.

[India]
Only 35 ‘others’ to vote today
There are only 35 transgenders among the 1.15 crore people who are eligible to vote in the Delhi municipal elections on Sunday.

[Japan]
TV personality Ai Haruna talks about her struggle with gender identity disorder
The following is the first installment of a two-part story of how Japanese transsexual TV personality Ai Haruna, 39, suffered from and overcame gender identity disorder.

[Australia]
May walks free after gender defence
A transgender woman who bashed a male driver in a road rage incident on the Gold Coast has escaped jail after her lawyers argued she could become a target for other prisoners.

[Australia]
Miss Universe rivalry heats up
AS Australian gender-bending model Andrej Pejic struts international catwalks as one of the hottest fashion models, Perth's transgender community has welcomed a move by Miss Universe organisers to open the beauty pageant to transgender women.

[Canada]
Vancouver Police revise strip search policy
he same month two protesters -- who claim they were illegally strip-searched by Vancouver Police -- are taking steps to have their lawsuit classified as class action, the VPD is updating its current strip search policy.

[USA]
From beauty pageants to college sports, transgender people break barriers
Jenna Talackova was born a man. She began the process of becoming a woman at age 14 with hormone treatments and then had surgery at the age of 19.

[AK, USA]
One Anchorage Plans 'What's Next'
One Anchorage, the group leading the effort to extend anti-discrimination legal protections to gay and transgender people in Anchorage is asking its supporters what it should do next.

[NY, USA]
Dr. Wayne M. Maines to Speak on Transgender Rights
On Tuesday, April 17, Fulton-Montgomery Community College welcomes Transgender Rights Speaker Dr. Wayne M. Maines at both 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the College Theatre.

[PA, USA]
Former UPJ student subpoenaed in Pitt bomb threat investigation
The Cambria County man that was caught in the middle of a transgender controversy last year adamantly denies any involvement in the series of disruptive bomb threats in the University of Pittsburgh.
Transgendered couple say Pitt threat investigators questioned them

[Uruguay]
Dos mujeres transexuales, brutalmente asesinadas en Uruguay
Desde El Vahído (el programa LGTB de Radio Sentidos) se nos pide que contribuyamos a dar mayor difusión a los terribles asesinatos de dos mujeres transexuales ocurridos en Uruguay ocurridos hace pocas semanas, que tristemente han pasado casi inadvertidos.