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domingo, Junho 03, 2012

[Brasil]
Drag baiana é eleita cover oficial de Ivete Sangalo
Scarleth Sangalo é personagem queridíssima na noite LGBT de Salvador. Há anos o transformista Edson Cunha Júnior se apresenta nas boates de todo o Nordeste dublando a cantora Ivete Sangalo. Por conta dos anos de dedicação, a drag foi eleita por uma enquete que reuniu alguns dos principais fã-clubes da cantora como a cover oficial de Veveta.

[España]
Entrevista a Mar Cambrollé, presidenta de la Federación Estatal de Transexuales
El pasado día 19 de mayo asistimos al acto de presentación de la Federación Estatal de Transexuales (FET), cuya primera presidenta, Mar Cambrollé, accedió a contestar nuestras preguntas. Publicamos hoy la entrevista completa.

[UK]
Sparkle 2012: Manchester gears up for annual celebration of unity across transgender community and beyond
Transgender people from across Britain are gearing up for a weekend celebration of unity as Manchester plays host to Sparkle 2012 in July.

[UK]
Trailer: Chloe Sevigny As Transgender Hit Woman In 'Hit And Miss'
A trailer for the UK drama Hit and Miss featuring Chloe Sevigny as a transgender hit woman was released on Friday.
WATCH: Chloe Sevigny As Transgender Contract Killer

[Ireland]
HSE and TENI- Transgender Health Survey
The HSE is currently developing strategy on transgender health care.The HSE National Advocacy Unit in partnership with Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) are undertaking a survey to inform this strategy.

[República da Moldávia]
Lei de alteração de documentos à portuguesa
O Tribunal da Relação de Chisinau deliberou que as pessoas transexuais podem alterar os seus documentos legais, nomeadamente certidões de nascimento, de acordo com o seu género auto entendido (masculino ou feminino).

[Russia]
St Petersburg judge ‘rules LGBT event bans were unlawful’
A judge in St Petersburg has ruled that bans on gay events put in place by officials under city’s ‘gay propaganda’ legislation were unlawful, it has been reported.

[India]
Queer film fest to be part of Pride Month celebrations
Recently, transgender activist Anil Sadanandan, also known as Mariya, was murdered in Kerala. Fellow activists say it was a hate crime. Two years ago, trans-woman Sowmiya from Chennai committed suicide. Unable to complete her education, she had turned to sex work and begging to eke out a living and was dependent on alcohol.
Mumbai Showcases Gay and Transgender Films

[Canada]
Porn star 'killer' could be dressed as woman
A Canadian porn actor suspected of filming the dismemberment of a Chinese student and mailing his body parts may have fled to Paris and could be dressed as a woman, police say.

[USA]
Record Number of Murders Due to Anti-LGBT Bias
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs identified a record number of anti-LGBT murders in 2011.

[USA]
Presidential Proclamation: Obama declares June LGBT pride month
The White House on Friday issued this proclamation by President Barack Obama, declaring June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, calling on Americans to “eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists, and to celebrate the great diversity of the American people.”

[USA] [Commentary]
Female Events now Banned from Conway Hall !
In a stunning announcement by UK’s Conway Hall, once a bastion of free speech, intellectual diversity and controversial views (hell, they even rented space to the fricken National Front for many years) Conway Hall has announced that all female-only gatherings are henceforth banned from the venue:
Radfem2012 and Conway Hall’s ‘ethics’
Conway Hall Says No To RadFem 2012 Hate Fest


[USA]
The Transgender Athlete
Playing fields have long been segregated on the basis of sex. But what happens to the athletes whose physiology doesn't match their gender identity? Against whom do they compete? What obstacles do they face? And how are they being treated by sports' governing bodies?

[DC, USA]
Whitman-Walker to hold free transgender legal clinics
Whitman-Walker Health announced on Thursday that it will begin holding free legal clinics for its transgender clients next month.

[Mexico]
Acusan invisibilización de marcha histórica LGBTTTI por parte de la Secretaría de Turismo
La coordinadora de eventos de la XXXIV Marcha Histórica del Orgullo Lésbico, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual, Transgénero, Travesti, e Intersexual (LGBTTTI) de la Ciudad de México, Miranda Salman, denunció la invisibilización de la que han sido objeto por parte de la Secretaría de Turismo, dependencia del Gobierno del Distrito Federal (GDF) que, dijo, apoya abiertamente la movilización del próximo sábado, misma que no está relacionada con la que históricamente realiza, desde hace 34 años, el colectivo de la diversidad sexual.

[USA/Cuba]
Castro niece champions gay rights in New York
Relative of former Cuban president Fidel Castro takes her long standing fight for gay rights to the US.
[Opinion] Mariela Castro's US visit: a win for free speech

[Cuba]
Activistas LGBT de Guantánamo celebrarán Jornada del Orgullo Gay
Activistas LGBT de Guantánamo, en el extremo más oriental de la isla, estarán celebrando la Jornada del Orgullo Gay entre los días 25 y 29 de Junio, con quioscos informativos, galas, espectáculos de transformismo, paseos y otras actividades.

[Colombia]
En Bogotá el 98% de las personas transgeneristas han sido discriminadas
Oficios como peluquería, costura, prostitución, shows y performances, sin garantía de derechos laborales, en condiciones inseguras y mal remuneradas, son los oficios a las que están relegadas las personas trangeneristas.

[Colombia]
Michel Alexandro Valencia, ¡Wow y es un hombre!
Aunque su cédula revele que es de sexo masculino y su nombre sea Michel Alexandro Valencia, desde muy joven este cucuteño se empeñó en ser una mujer.
[Opinión] "Una mujer con pipí"

[Colombia]
Crearán unidades especiales para proteger a mujeres de la violencia
Así lo anunció el fiscal general de la Nación, Eduardo Montealegre.

[Guatemala]
La única opción para las transexuales
Mañana se celebra el Día Internacional de la Trabajadora Sexual, en el que buscan dignificar su trabajo.

[Argentina] [Commentary]
Argentina’s Gender Identity Law
Have you heard about the new Gender Identity Law in Argentina? It passed over a week ago, but I can still hardly believe it. Here’s why it’s so amazing:
Desde el 4 de junio se podrá pedir el cambio de sexo en el DNI
El gobierno de Santa Fe informa sobre cambio de nombre y sexo en el DNI