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terça-feira, junho 26, 2012

Marcha LGBT de Lisboa 2012
Sábado, 23 de Junho, o Príncipe Real em Lisboa voltou a pintar-se de múltiplas cores para celebrar a 13ª Marcha do Orgulho LGBT de Lisboa.
Marcha Lisboa: “Todos os direitos, para todas as pessoas, para todas as famílias”
Marcha Lisboa: Quem são as figuras públicas que marcham pela causa LGBT?
Marcha Lisboa: Neste prédio afinal não vive gente homofóbica
"É a minha primeira vez"
As reivindicações de quem marchou com orgulho em Lisboa (com vídeos)

PARIS - La cour de cassation refuse un changement d'état civil à une transexuelle
La cour de cassation a refusé le 7 juin son changement d'état civil à une transexuelle, au motif que celle-ci n'avait pas prouvé le caractère irréversible de sa transformation en refusant une triple expertise médicale.

Nationalist group attacks Taksim transsexual parade
An ultranationalist group attempted to attack participants in Turkey’s third transsexual pride parade in Istanbul’s central Taksim Square on June 24, but police stopped the group before anyone suffered serious injuries.

Transgenders in plays: Do you enjoy theatre with a little bit of Sheila?
Over the last few years, including a eunuch has become a common practice in Pakistani theatre. The reasons behind this trend vary; while some say the person who plays the character of a eunuch always adds comic relief, Sharabeel says it may be linked to Bollywood.

Rainbow warriors steal the show
Amid the din of slogans, dressed in a myriad of colourful costumes and chanting cries for freedom, members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community here came together on Sunday afternoon to reassert their message for equal rights and acceptance.

‘Suicides among transgenders under-reported’
Transgender activist Priya Babu has attempted suicide three times. Author of four books dealing with the lives of transgenders, Priya said she had a number of reasons. “A lack of recognition in the community and love failures were what led to my attempts at ending my life,” she says.

Malaysian transgender singer fined for being ‘feminine’
Islamic court fines transgender woman after she ‘repents’
Malaysian transgender singer Hafiz Jeffri was fined by the Islamic Syariah high court for ‘dressing in women’s clothing and having feminine mannerisms’.
Singer fined over feminine mannerisms

Malaysia LGBT community demanding rights, end to discrimination
The couple steals kisses, holds hands and dances the night away in one of Kuala Lumpur’s top clubs. The only difference from the scores of other couples on the floor is that the two are both women. In recent months, discussions on LGBT rights in the country have increased, and for these two girls, there is some hope for change in Malaysia.

Columbia advocate shares transgender experience with U.S. Senate
You could have heard a pin drop.
That's how Shannon Minter, legal director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights, described the atmosphere as Kylar Broadus testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on June 12.

Denver Police Announces Nation's Most Progressive Trans Policies
The GLBT Community Center of Colorado recently announced that the Denver, Colorado, Sheriff's Department has issued new policies about how they'll be dealing with transgender inmates. The Center’s transgender programs coordinator Courtney Gray., the new policy will change everything from "transport to booking and housing" making it the most progessive policy in the nation.

Primera marcha por la diversidad sexual
En la primera marcha que se realizó en Playa del Carmen por el "Orgullo y la Dignidad Gay" se observó una "tibia" participación por parte de la comunidad lesbico-gay que radica en Solidaridad, en esta manifestación se sumaron alrededor de 200 personas que partieron de la Avenida Juárez hacia el parque Fundadores.

CIDH condena asesinato de adolescente trans en México
La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) condena el asesinato de Octavio Hernández Villanueva, joven trans de 16 años de edad, en la ciudad de Tepic, Nayarit, México.
IACHR Condemns Murder of Trans Adolescent in Mexico

Anuncian fundación de la Plataforma Cubana LGBT
Con el objetivo de convertirse en el referente de las asociaciones y proyectos LGBT independientes en Cuba, el próximo 26 de junio quedará fundada la Plataforma Cubana LGBT (PLAC LGBT).