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sexta-feira, Junho 01, 2012

[Portugal]
Quatro transexuais (incluindo Amanda Lepore) fazem campanha para o carro Samrt Fortwo. Assista
Está rodando em Portugal uma campanha bem legal tendo quatro transgêneros no elenco. O vídeo foi produzido para o Fortwo, o minicarro da Smart-Mercedez Bens. Amanda Lepore participa. O anúncio de TV tem como assinatura "open your mind" (abre a tua mente) e já sendo veiculado na TV aberta portuguesa.
Um dia o Brasil chega lá. Até lá, assista abaixo.



[Brasil]
Travestis roubam e agridem taxista em avenida de Ribeirão Preto
Vítima foi esfaqueada por trio, que fugiu com GPS, dinheiro e celular.
Suspeitos foram autuados por tentativa de homicídio e roubo.

[Brasil]
Lea T sobre cirurgia de redefinição sexual: 'Mexe muito com a cabeça'
'Ainda estou fazendo terapia. Fiz antes, durante e depois', disse ela à revista 'Istoé Gente' desta semana.

[UK]
Miss England semi-final for transgender teen
A TEEN who was the youngest Brit ever to have a sex change is one step closer to becoming Miss England.
Jackie Green will take to the stage tonight at the beauty pageant’s semi-finals in Leicester, after winning a public vote in the heats earlier this month.
Transgender teen misses out on Miss England crown

[UK] [Commentary]
Heard the one about the ladyboy? Media jokes about trans people are not acceptable
Impressionist Morgana Robinson claimed last week that: “you can tell a tranny by their hands and their feet.”

[UK]
Chloe Sevigny As Transgender Killer In 'Hit And Miss' Premiers July 11
Chloe Sevigny playing a transgender hit woman in the UK drama Hit and Miss will have its Stateside premiere on July 11.
DIRECTV's Audience Network will broadcast the 6-episode drama.

[Turkey]
Violence and Torture Against Trans Sex Workers - Istanbul
As you all know, violence and ill-treatment continues to turn the lives of trans* sex workers in Turkey into hell. Here are two news from today and yesterday:
a. A trans* sex worker from Pendik, Istanbul was beaten up severely by her clients (2 men) today early in the morning. A trans* sex worker from Pendik, Istanbul was beaten up severely by her clients (2 men) today early in the morning. Her money was stolen together with her clothes(!) and she was left naked in the street.
b. A trans* person, while walking from the subway station to Istiklal Street in Taksim Square, Istanbul was stopped by a police officer and was threatened. She objected this attitude which ended in police officer's torture against her. She was taken to a container house by the officer and was beaten up severely, as a result of which she had bruises in all her body.

[India]
Leading a new life of dignity
Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has taken a positive step towards empowering sexual minorities by appointing a transgender as a pourakarmika in Bangalore East Zone. This follows the appointment of a transgender in the Karnataka High Court last year.
[Commentary] The third gender's right to dignity

[Thailand]
Trans woman becomes the first to win elections to public office
A trans woman has won a historic seat in local elections in Thailand, thereby becoming the first openly transgender person to hold public office in the country.

[Canada]
Ontario anti-bullying bill moves to final vote
The Ontario Liberal government's Accepting Schools Act has passed the committee stage and is now moving to a third and final vote at Queen’s Park.

[Canada]
Vancouver trans beauty queen Jenna Talackova to star in reality TV series
Vancouver beauty queen Jenna Talackova may not have won the title of Miss Universe Canada, but she won a civil-rights victory for trans people. And she'll continue to contribute to the representation of trans people in the public eye this fall.
Please see Jenna Talackova reality show rejected by Shaw Media
Shaw Media retracts suggestion it will air transgender reality show

[USA]
BREAKING: ExxonMobil shareholders again reject LGBT employment protections (with photos)
ExxonMobil shareholders have again voted down a proposal to add gay and transgender employees to the Irving-based corporation’s nondiscrimination policy.
Exxon investors support company on executive pay
A Resounding No: ExxonMobil Votes Against Its LGBT Employees
ExxonMobil shareholders reject protections for LGBT employees


[USA]
NCTE Releases Trans Job Discrimination “Know Your Rights” Guide
Following the groundbreaking U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruling protecting transgender people under the Title VII sex discrimination law, we now know that the EEOC will take seriously and work to resolve claims of anti-trans discrimination. To help individuals understand and assert their rights in the workplace, the National Center for Transgender Equality is releasing Know Your Rights: Employment Discrimination and Transgender People, a new resource outlining the laws protecting trans people in the workplace and steps for reporting job discrimination. The resource details how individuals can file a complaint with the EEOC, as well as through a state or local civil rights agency or their union.

[USA]
SEIU Resolves To Bargain For Trans-Inclusive Healthcare
This week, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is holding its national convention in Denver. Yesterday, delegates proposed a resolution that local chapters of the union bargain for health care packages that are inclusive of transgender healthcare services.
A Round of Applause for SEIU

[USA]
Happy Birthday: Christine Jorgensen
Although Jorgensen was not the first transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, she is the first to have been widely known.

[DC, USA]
Gray enjoys LGBT support amid controversy
Mayor Vincent Gray continues to enjoy LGBT support amid the ongoing federal investigation into his 2010 mayoral campaign that threatens to overshadow his administration.

[DC, USA]
Committee Approves Beninda, Budd
The D.C. City Council's Committee on Aging and Community Affairs today approved the nominations of two well-known transgender women, Alexandra Beninda and Earline Budd, to the 15-member D.C. Commission on Human Rights. It will be up to the full council to decide whether to appoint the two women to the commission.

[DC, USA]
Anti-violence activists to launch independent hate crime reporting project
Anti-violence activists have begun to lay the groundwork for a project they maintain will provide a more accurate count of the number of anti-LGBT hate crimes and incidents of domestic violence among same-sex couples in Washington, D.C.

[MI, USA]
2 Arrested In Transsexual Prostitution Sting In Ferndale
Arraignments are scheduled Wednesday for two Detroit men arrested in a transsexual prostitution sting in Ferndale.
Police say 19-year-old Artel Martin and 28-year-old William Patterson were arrested Tuesday night at the Motorama Motel on 8 Mile and Woodward.

[MI, USA]
Free Assistance for Transgender Persons Seeking Legal Name Change
A coalition of LGBT community partners, Affirmations Community Center, Central United Methodist Church, Equality Michigan, and the Ruth Ellis Center is proud to announce the launch of the Transgender Name Change Project (TNCP).

[MI, USA]
Activists push legislators to pass rights bill
Equality Michigan hosted an Equality Action Day May 24. Nearly 80 activists form all over the state gathered for training, lobbying and to voice support for MI Sen. Rebekah Warren's (D-Ann Arbor) bill to amend Michigan's Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act of 1976. The proposed amendment would include protections for the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents.

[NE, USA]
Nancy Hicks: Fairness amendment likely to be on ballot
Mayor Chris Beutler has scheduled a news conference Thursday morning to talk about the successful petition drive on the fairness ordinance.
Lincoln mayor: There will be a vote on gay rights ordinance

[NJ, USA]
Verdict in White Trial Leaves Unanswered Questions
The 2010 murder of Victoria Carmen White shocked many Maplewoodians. The transgender woman, who had attended Columbia High School, was fatally shot in her cousin's Maplewood apartment after meeting two men at an Irvington nightclub.

[Chile]
Ciurgias trans assumidas pelo estado
Num acordo entre o ministro da saúde Jaime Mañalich e o Movilh, segundo uma proposta que a organização apresentou e na qual já trabalhava desde 2007, o serviço nacional de saúde assumirá a partir de 2013 as cirurgias de correcção de sexo das pessoas transexuais.