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sábado, Junho 02, 2012

[Brasil]
Transexual corta os próprios testículos no interior de SP
Cansada de esperar pela cirurgia de mudança de sexo, transexual corta testículos em SP
Homem corta os testículos por não conseguir realizar cirurgia de mudança de sexo

[Brasil]
"Apanhei muito na escola porque eu era a bichinha", diz Léo Áquila em "A Fazenda"; assista
Durante um jogo de perguntas e respostas, que aconteceu nessa quinta (31) com os participantes de "A Fazenda 5", a drag queen Léo Áquila foi escolhida para falar sobre a sua infância.
"Já não gostei do tema porque eu tive uma infância horrorosa", disse Léo antes de revelar os casos de bullying que sofreu quando ainda era garoto.
Léo Áquilla chora ao contar que sofreu bullying homofóbico na infância

[Espanha]
É constituída a Federación Estatal de Transexuales (FET)
Enquanto terminavam os últimos actos reivindicativos das comemorações do Dia Internacional contra a Homofobia e a Transfobia a 19 de Maio último, na Escuela de Relaciones Laborales da Universidad Complutense de Madrid constituía-se a Federación Estatal de Transexuales (FET).

[Finland]
Social Democrats approve initiative calling for change to law on transsexuals
The party congress of the Social Democratic Party, which convened last weekend, took a different stance on reforming legislation on gender reassignment than the party’s executive.
According to a resolution passed by the party congress, the SDP needs to act in such a way that “violations of the human rights of transgender people bring an immediate response”. The resolution also called for the removal from the law the present requirement that those undergoing sex change procedures should be sterile and unmarried.
The SDP executive does not see any need to change current legislation.

[India]
National youth policy to target transgenders, gays and lesbians
For the first time, the government is trying to focus on problems of transgenders, gays and lesbians with the draft national youth policy 2012 placing the social group in the targeted category that needs suitable policy interventions to deal with social or moral stigma.
India sees young LGBTs as a group for the first time

[Philippines]
Transgender Model Questions PHL Fashion Week Exec For Barring Him/Her From Walking The Ramp
Controversy stems from a supposed directive issued by organizers of Philippine Fashion Week (PFW) barring transgender models from walking the runway at the scheduled show of fashion designer Kermit Tesoro last May 24.
At the center of the hullabaloo is PFW executive producer Tina Herrera and transgender model Xtina Superstar, who have since been trading barbs via Twitter on the matter.

[USA]
NY comptroller, LGBT groups vow to keep up Exxon fight
Local and national LGBT activists, along with New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, vowed this week that their fight to get ExxonMobil to add LGBT employees to its nondiscrimination policy isn’t over.
ExxonMobil Shareholders Reject Gay Protections

[USA]
Report: Anti-LGBT murders rose 11 percent in 2011
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs on Thursday reported that the number of anti-LGBT murders in 2011 rose 11 percent from the previous year.
Media Release: 2011 Hate Violence Report Released

[CA, USA]
Against Me!'s Tom Gabel Comes Out Transgender
Singer-guitarist Laura Jane Grace, formerly Tommy Gabel, of Against Me! performed for the first time Friday since coming out transgender, Rolling Stone reported.
The Secret Life of Transgender Rocker Tom Gabel

[DC, USA]
Whitman-Walker Launches Transgender Legal Clinic
Free clinic will help clients with name and gender changes for official documents

[IL, USA]
Illinois Senate rejects anti-bullying bill — again
The Illinois Senate again rejected legislation that would require Illinois schools to create anti-bullying programs and fully explain how they would investigate bullying instances Tuesday after an initial vote stalled the bill last week. The legislation fell one vote short of passage amid concerns raised by anti-gay lobbyists that it could be used to promote acceptance of homosexuality.

[PA, USA]
World's Largest Trans-Specific Conference in Philadelphia Today--June 2
Today marks the kick-off of the three-day long Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference (PTHC). With more than 2,000 people expected to attend, this 11th annual gathering represents the world’s largest trans-specific conference. According to its Web site, the conference offers “workshops and activities focused on the health and well-being of transgender people, communities and allies.”

[NE, USA]
War of words over civil rights protection for gays begins
Leaders of a petition drive opposing a city ordinance that extends civil rights for gay, lesbian and transgender people said Thursday they are pleased Mayor Chris Beutler is recommending a citywide vote on the issue.

[TN, USA]
TTPC: The Year in Review
When asked to sum up the past year concerning the legislative actions of the General Assembly of Tennessee, Marisa Richmond has a one-word response: “Crazy.”
As the president of Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition, her job is to lobby for and against bills that affect transgender citizens in Tennessee and the past year was a busy one for TTPC.

[Brazil/Perú]
280 gay hate murders in Brazil and Peru in 2011
A report suggests the risk of a gay man being murdered in Brazil is 800% higher than in the US