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segunda-feira, Maio 14, 2012


[Angola]
Titica afinal não é a primeira a mudar de sexo em Angola
No seguimento da matéria avançada dando conta que a cantora Titica se tornaria na primeira figura transexual em Angola, após a operação cirurgia que esta prestes a fazer, uma figura conhecedora do assunto reagiu esclarecendo que a kudurista em referencia afinal “ não é a única”.

[España]
Colectivos transexuales de todo el Estado Español saludan los avances en Argentina
La Ley de Identidad de Género aprobada por el Senado de Argentina. por amplia mayoría, autoriza a transexuales a registrar sus datos con el sexo sentido, tras haber sido votada en primera instancia por la Cámara de Diputados en noviembre. La iniciativa obtuvo 55 votos a favor, una abstención y ninguno en contra.

[España]
El municipio contará con un centro municipal de atención a gays, lesbianas, transexuales y bisexuales
El Ayuntamiento de Getafe pondrá en marcha en los próximos meses un centro municipal de atención a gays, lesbianas, bisexuales y transexuales, según ha anunciado el portavoz del Partido Popular en la localidad y concejal de Sanidad, Manuel Ortiz, durante el pleno municipal en el que se ha aprobado por unanimidad una moción de UPyD apoyando el derecho a contraer matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo.

[UK]
UK is 'best place in Europe' to be gay
Britain's recognition of same-sex rights has earned it top place in a continent-wide league table
UK is ‘best place in Europe’ to be gay

[Grecia]
Amanecer Dorado reparte panfletos en un barrio gay ateniense: "Después de los inmigrantes, sois los siguientes"
Grupos de simpatizantes del partido neonazi Amanecer Dorado en motocicletas han lanzado panfletos homófobos en el barrio ateniense de Gazi, conocida zona frecuentada por la comunidad homosexual.

[India]
Recognise transgenders as separate gender group: Experts
The recognition of transgenders and transsexuals as a distinct gender group is crucial for their emancipation, experts said Saturday at a public tribunal here on access to justice for the community.

[India]
Transgender community demands civil, not special, rights
“Is it a sin to be born a hijra?” asked Sita, a member of the transgender community, narrating her story of pain and trauma at a public hearing on “Social Inclusion and Access to Justice to Transgender Community” here on Saturday.

[India]
Transgender issues catch judges’ eye
It is important for judiciary to make “bold pronouncements in support of the transgender community” and consider their point of view, said Justice A K Sikri, acting chief Justice of Delhi High Court at a ‘public hearing’ on Saturday.

[India]
After Bidhan Baruah battle, many seek opinion about sex-change operation
With a bitter and public battle with his family, Assamese youngster Bidhan Baruah has not only embarked on the road to achieving his dream of changing his gender, but also managed to get many others who feel trapped in their bodies to talk about sex-change operations.

[Canada]
Transgendered Miss Universe Canada contestant prepares for pageant
Jenna Talackova dons bikini, variety of outfits in advance of Toronto competition
Bikinis are go at Miss Universe
Jenna Talackova: Transgendered Miss Universe Canada contestant in Toronto to compete
Transgendered Miss Universe Canada contestant gets ready to compete


[Canada]
Con U to recognize new transgender names
Transgender students at Concordia were in the unique position of being able to change their sex, but not their recognized names.
The old policy did not sit right with at least one transgender, who raised the issue. The person, who did not wish to be identified, pursued the battle to use a new name to correspond with a new gender.

[Australia]
Major law firm donates win to Pinnacle
Leading law firm Freehills has donated $20,000 to LGBTIQ youth mentoring organisation the Pinnacle Foundation from the proceeds of costs awarded to it following a landmark legal win late last year in the High Court.

[USA]
Top Romney Aide Outed Trans Political Opponent
Mitt Romney has been under assault all week for a variety of political gaffes, but a new report inRaw Story highlights the questionable ethics of his top aide and political strategist, Eric Fehrnstrom.

[USA]
Tom Gabel Comes Out As Transgender: In Praise Of Bravery
Tom Gabel probably didn't want to be praised for her decision to come out as transgender; she just wanted to be comfortable in her own body. But I'm going to praise her anyway.

[AR, USA]
Police in Arkansas Search for Killer of Trans Woman
Marcel Camero Tye, a 25-year-old transgender woman in Arkansas, was murdered over a year ago, but despite criticism from local advoctes, investigators say they haven't stopped looking for her killer even though the case is cold.

[NY, USA]
Good Samaritan saves grandma and her infant grandson in blaze that killed transgendered peformer
A gutsy passerby rescued a terrified Brooklyn woman and her 8-month-old grandson from a suspicious apartment fire that killed their transgendered neighbor early Saturday.

[WA, USA]
Annual Esprit transgender convention opens today
Men paying women the compliment of imitation will begin arriving in town today for the weeklong Esprit 2012 convention.
Called “the Pacific Northwest's premiere transgender convention,” about 100 people are registered for the annual gathering of cross-dressers.

[Cuba]
Mariela Castro: “Hay gente muy revolucionaria que discrimina en su vida diaria”
Mariela Castro, consideró como un logro la decisión del Partido Comunista de Cuba en su sexto congreso de “combatir toda forma de discriminación incluyendo la orientación sexual y la identidad de género”.

[Cuba]
Cuba continuará con las operaciones de cambio de sexo este año
En el país ya se han realizado 15 operaciones de este tipo desde 2008. Este año, se proyecta otra tanda, según informó la hija de Raúl Castro, Mariela, quién se desempeña como sexóloga. La inciativa se da en el marco de la lucha por la diversidad sexual en el país, a través de desfiles, marchas y exposiciones de arte.

[Cuba]
Reconocimiento al transformismo en el arte cubano
El transformismo debe legitimarse como práctica de la cultura popular, declararon especialistas durante la 5ta Jornada Cubana contra la Homofobia.

[Chile]
Chile approves anti-discrimination law in wake of gay man’s murder
The Chilean Congress this week approved an LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination law, fast-tracked following the brutal attack and murder of Daniel Zamudio, a gay Chilean man killed earlier this year.
Pablo Simonetti: “La ley Antidiscriminación es un cambio de paradigma en nuestra sociedad”
Movilh convoca celebración por Ley Zamudio junto con nuevas demandas por la diversidad sexual
El Movilh se manifiesta en Plaza de Armas por Día Internacional contra la homofobia y la transfobia


[Argentina]
Argentina gender rights law: A new world standard
Activists say Argentina now leads the world in transgender rights after it granted people the right to change their legal and physical gender identity simply because they want to, without having to undergo judicial, psychiatric and medical procedures beforehand.
An Argentine Trans Man Tells Us Why His Country's New Transgender Law Is the Best New Law in the World