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segunda-feira, Junho 18, 2012













[Brasil]
Ataque a travestis deixa uma morta e outra ferida em Belém
Vítimas foram atraídas por dois homens que estavam em uma moto.
Policial acredita que crime tenha sido motivado por um acerto de contas.
Uma travesti foi assassinada na madrugada deste domingo (17), na travessa Barão do Triunfo com a avenida Almirante Barroso, bairro do Marco, em Belém. A polícia ainda não tem pistas dos autores do crime.


[UK]
The first British trans woman
The first surgically confirmed British trans woman is usually taken to be Roberta Cowell, who had surgery from Harold Gillies in May 1951, published her autobiography in 1954 and then managed to disappear from the media.

[UK]
April Ashley awarded an MBE for services to trans rights
Actress and human rights campaigner, April Ashley, who was the first Briton to be openly identified as having undergone a gender realignment surgery, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to transgender equality.
April MBE: transsexual crusader is honoured
'We drank champagne and then made love': My night with Micheal Hutchence by cabin boy who became first Briton to have a sex change
'The night I slept with INXS star Michael Hutchence': Sex change MBE recipient April Ashley reveals all


[India]
They aren't man-made, nature creates them
At least 200 hijras (transgender) from different parts of the state thronged to NGO Hall near Cubbon Park on Saturday to watch their own story - 'Let the Butterflies Fly', a documentary which narrates the story of hijra, who faced severe police torture and abuse.

[Singapore]
Many gays, transgender people teased, bullied: Survey
Most homosexual and transgender people who took part in a recent survey said they had been the target of bullying and attacks because of the way they are.
They have experienced verbal or physical abuse, ranging from derogatory name-calling to sexual harassment and physical assault.

[Malaysia]
Deputy Education Minister: Parents, teachers need to be aware of unnatural LGBT tendencies
Parents and teachers need to be educated on the early signs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) tendencies among youths.
This is to prevent youngsters from experimenting and making a choice of this unnatural practice as a lifestyle later on.

[USA]
A Father’s Day Transgender Surprise
The last time Maria Chico’s father saw her, she was a baby boy. Would her dad accept her 30 years later—as a woman? As told to Samantha Marshall.

[NC, USA]
N.C. Democrats choose first transgender in diverse DNC delegation
Democrats on Saturday selected the remainder of the party’s 158-member delegation to September’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. And they did it with an emphasis on diversity.

[VA, USA]
County Board Offers No Opinion on Gender-Neutral Restroom Facilities
County Board members didn’t take the bait from vocal civic activist Robert Atkins, who complained that the government was discriminating against some of its residents.

[México]
Candidata Diana Bayardo Marroquín sufre atentado en Hidalgo
El dirigente del Partido de la Revolución Democrática en Hidalgo, Arturo Sánchez Jimenez, confirmó que la mañana de este domingo la candidata transgénero Diana Bayardo Marroquín, sufrió un atentado en el municipio de Tenango de Doria, donde su vehículo fue impactado con disparos de arma de fuego.
Comando armado atenta contra candidata transgénero en Hidalgo
Sufre atentado candidata transgénero en Hidalgo


[Costa Rica]
“Marcha de los Invisibles” protesta en Costa Rica contra homofobia
Miles de personas exigieron el sábado en San José igualdad de derechos para los homosexuales, la instauración de un Estado laico en Costa Rica y la aprobación de la fertilización in vitro, en una colorida manifestación llamada “Marcha de los Invisibles”.
Thousands of ‘Invisibles’ march for equal rights in Costa Rica
"Marcha de los Invisibles" genera debate entre la población


[Argentina]
Comienza una prueba piloto para la primera encuesta nacional sobre población Trans
Once encuestadores Trans capacitados por el Indec, Inadi y organizaciones que trabajan la temática de la diversidad sexual, iniciarán el próximo lunes, en el partido bonaerense de La Matanza, una prueba piloto con vistas a la Primera Encuesta Nacional sobre travestis, transexuales y transgéneros, que se realizará el año próximo.

[Argentina]
Con capacitaciones, buscan la inserción de trans en el mercado laboral
A raíz de una iniciativa impulsada por el Movimiento Atahualpa, organizaciones vinculadas al Colectivo Trans y la Subsecretaría de Economía Social de la municipalidad de General Pueyrredon, desde el lunes comenzará a dictarse en la sede de la Sociedad de Fomento del barrio Jorge Newbery un curso de capacitación de overlock destinado a 14 integrantes de comunidad travesti y transexual de Mar del Plata. Según se explicó desde el sector, la intención es que esas personas puedan insertarse en el corto plazo en el mercado laboral.