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terça-feira, Junho 12, 2012


[Europe]
Intergroup welcomes new Commission report on trans and intersex discrimination
The European Commission has just published a new report, ‘Discrimination against trans and intersex people on the grounds of sex, gender identity and gender expression‘. With it, the European Commission looks into the situation of trans and intersex people for the first time.

[Sweden]
Global gay rights conference to be held in Sweden
Activists from around the world will meet in Stockholm to discuss LGBT equality

[Russia]
Gay Pride Banned For The Next 100 Years In Moscow
The Moscow City Court on Thursday upheld a lower court's ruling banning Gay Pride parades in Moscow until the year 2112.

[Pakistan] [Commentary]
Living a double life
Karachi, the city of lights is known to accommodate everyone regardless of their caste, colour or creed. It camouflages all that is not appealing to the eye and shelters many that seek refuge in its arms. From the hubbub of the day to the mysterious calm of the night, the city truly never sleeps and neither do its residents.

[Australia]
Scanners will display prosthetics and identify transgender travellers
Controversial full body scanners due to be introduced in airports next month will identify prosthesis wearers, including breast cancer survivors and transgender passengers.

[USA]
Federal ban on job bias still eludes gay rights groups
Gay rights activists have made significant strides in recent years on marriage and military service, but one longstanding policy goal remains elusive: a federal law to ban discrimination against gay workers.

[CA, USA]
LA Pride: Transgender Activist Karina Samala Honored by City of LA-Video
One of the best aspects about living in the Los Angeles/West Hollywood area is that the political and elected leadership – including LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, West Hollywood Mayor Jeffrey Prang and the city councils of LA and WeHo – takes the word “inclusive” seriously and comfortably embraces trans people and concerns.

[PA, USA]
Pitt denies charges of transgender bias
The University of Pittsburgh has called allegations that it discriminates against transgender students unsubstantiated.

[Chile]
SEMINARIO DIVERSIDAD SEXUAL: DESAFÍOS EN LA ATENCIÓN DE SALUD DE LAS PERSONAS TRANSEXUALES, TRANSGÉNERAS, TRAVESTIS E INTERSEX
El martes 19 de Junio, desde las 9:00 hasta las 13:30 hrs, la Organización de Transexuales por la Dignidad de la Diversidad y Servicio de Salud Valparaíso San Antonio realizarán el Seminario de Diversidad Sexual: “Desafíos en la atención de salud de las personas Transexuales, Transgéneras, Travestis e Intersex”, en el Auditorio del 2º piso del Hospital Carlos Van Buren de Valparaíso, Chile.