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Ruth, 79, looks so ordinary but hides an astonishing secret – one her family have struggled to come to terms with
Fashion has lost none of its allure for Ruth Rose, who at 79 has no intention of descending into that old age netherworld of elasticated waists and polyester.
Her wardrobe is filled with beautiful, elegant vintage and haute couture dresses accrued over a lifetime. She shows me a particular favourite; a Japanese printed silk gown which, when teamed with a white mink, she tells me, drew gasps of admiration when she wore it to the Royal Opera House a few years back.

TENI Endorses Senator’s Call for Debate on Gender Recognition
TENI Director Broden Giambrone applauded Senator Katherine Zappone’s call in the Seanad for the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton to attend a Seanad debate on the progress of Ireland’s gender recognition legislation.

Action, not just words, needed to tackle anti-gay hate crimes
An urgent overhaul of Bulgarian laws is needed to ensure that hate crimes which all too frequently target gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are properly investigated and prosecuted, Amnesty International recommends in a briefing published today.

NGOs' Gay Plans Leak, Govt Furious
The government says it has intercepted minutes of a recent meeting that discussed wide-ranging strategies on how to promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Uganda.
Uganda anti-gay bill draws church, donor battle lines

Kenyan Media Weigh In On US Embassy Gay Pride
Key media houses and stations in Kenya yesterday weighed in on the issue of homosexuality after the US embassy in Nairobi hosted its first ever LGBT pride on Tuesday morning.

Toronto transgender people say they're targets of police
Toronto police say they are working to improve their relationship with the city's transgender community, even as some transgender people say they're being targeted by officers.

Project Runway Fan Favorite Andy South Comes Out as Transgender
Project Runway season 8 contestant Andy South announced that she is now living life as a woman, under the name Nong Ariyaphon Southiphong.

Pride at Work / Havoq Crashes Kaiser Contingent in SF Pride Parade
On Pride Sunday, San Francisco Pride at Work/HAVOQ along with a large contingent of OccuPride activists streamed into the street in front of the Kaiser Permanente float, surrounding their pink thrive balloons with the message, “Trans people don’t thrive when Kaiser discriminates.” Pride at Work decided to take action as part of an ongoing campaign to push Kaiser to remove the discriminatory exclusions in Kaiser insurance plans that make it so that most transgender patients at Kaiser can’t get the care they want, and that their doctors recommend.

KOKUMO talks ‘artivism,’ transgender pride and progress
“I want to create a world that I didn’t grow up in,” said KOKUMO, 23, a transgender woman who hails from Jeffery Manor, a secluded community on Chicago’s South Side.

Transgender detainee complains of treatment in jail
An inmate in the Marion County Jail says she's facing constant discrimination while behind bars. She's transgender, and jail administrators say they're keeping her in isolation for her own protection.

Ann Arbor Public Hearing on Discrimination Planned
There will be a public hearing, sponsored by the Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, to hear testimony on discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, July 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the Ann Arbor City Council Chamber, located on the second floor of the Guy C. Larcom, Jr. Municipal Building, 301 E. Huron Street.

Out for a Job
Over 150 people packed Affirmations on June 21, for the first-ever LGBT Job Expo in the state. National companies and multicultural corporations including GM, Chrysler, Merrill Lynch, MetLife and Deloitte had recruiting experts on hand looking to hire the best and the brightest.

Texas Republicans Back Platform Opposed To Gay Rights
The Republican Party of Texas approved a platform at their state convention in Fort Worth earlier this month which opposes gay rights.

Denuncian al Gobierno, Congreso y Registro Civil, por violación de derechos en materia de diversidad sexual
Denuncian ante la Defensoría de los Derechos Humanos del Pueblo de Oaxaca (DDHPO), al mandatario estatal, al Congreso del Estado y a la primer oficial del Registro Civil, por la violación a derechos humanos en materia de diversidad sexual en perjuicio de Lizeth Monserrat.

Activistas transgénero y el Copred firman acuerdo electoral
Activistas de la asociación civil ProDiana firmaron un convenio con el Consejo para Prevenir y Eliminar la Discriminación (COPRED) en el Distrito Federal, para garantizar que las personas transgénero y transexuales ejerzan su voto el próximo domingo sin ser discriminadas por su identidad de género.

US politicians urge action against LGBT murders in Honduras
84 congressmen request immediate action from the Obama administration on 70 cases of gay, bi and trans Hondurans killed since 2009

Vecinos señalan a policía en crimen contra travesti
Vecinos de la 13 calle “A” entre 11 y 12 avenida, zona 1, reportaron a las autoridades el crimen contra un hombre dentro de su vivienda número 11-53.

Gay U.S. foreign service officer speaks at Chilean LGBT rights march
A gay foreign service officer was among the estimated 80,000 people who took part in an LGBT rights march in the Chilean capital on Saturday.

Unidos por la Diversidad Chaco celebra el Día del Orgullo Gay
El Día del Orgullo de Gays se celebra este jueves. Por este motivo, la organización chaqueña Unidos por la Diversidad destacó los logros y derechos obtenidos en estos últimos tiempos y marcó que aún resta mucho por hacer en el NEA.

Iquitos celebra Día del Orgullo Gay
Centenares de homosexuales con coloridas y diminutas prendas marcharon para exigir respeto e igualdad.