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sábado, julho 14, 2012

Conar diz que propaganda da Nova Schin com travesti 'não é ofensiva'
Após a Associação Brasileira de Gays, Lésbicas, Travestis, e Transexuais (ABGLT) enviar um pedido para a retirada do ar do comercial da Nova Schin 'Maria Bonita' - a associação alegava discriminação e humilhação de travestis -, o Conselho Nacional de Autorregulamentação Publicitária (Conar) rejeitou por unânimidade a proposta, informou a entidade nesta sexta-feira.

Fortes suspeitas de discriminação contra transexual
Um bar está a ser acusado pela comunidade LGBT dinamarquesa de discriminação contra uma mulher transeual que dizem ser a verdadeira vencedora de um concurso cujo prémio era uma cirurgia para aumento de peito.

Another trans woman murdered in Turkey
Violence against trans women in Turkey continues as Secil Anne is stabbed to death in Antalya

Transvestite run over by bus after pushed by homeless man
A bus Friday ran over and killed a transvestite, who was shove into a Bangkok street by a homeless man during a small fight over a bag of snacks in the victim's hands.

[Australia] [Commentary]
Third gender? No thanks, says Australian intersex organization
Gina Wilson president of Organisation Intersex International Australia gives her views on a third gender option on birth certificates

Does a Gay Shirt Ignore the T in LGBT?
A small grassroots volunteer organization aiming to educate people on trans rights and issues says a campaign featuring a transgender model is actually helping erase transsexual visibility.

Gay and Transgender Homeless Youth Face Huge Obstacles
Youth Homeless Agencies Need to Be More Responsive to This Population

Lauren Foster, Transgender Model, And Alex Davis, Transgender Musician, Discuss Trans Issues
Since launching our Voice to Voice conversation series in January, we've tackled lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender literature, Black History Month, bullying, Pride and more.

Keelin Godsey Opens Up About Being a Transgender Athlete
Keelin Godsey is a world class athlete who competes in the women’s hammer throw. Keelin recently placed fifth in the US Olympic Trials, narrowly missing the cut for the team going to London.

Chloe Sevigny worried about reactions to trans assassin role
Chloe Sevigny says she feared trans people would be disappointed with her for playing a trans character in TV series Hit & Miss.

Activists complain to media about detention
A transgender activist was detained by San Diego Police (SDPD) Saturday, July 7 at a downtown protest against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed free trade compact many have likened to NAFTA. according to activists.

Families of Gender Nonconforming and Transgender Kids to Convene in Berkeley
Berkeley will be hosting the 2012 Gender Spectrum Family Conference, a "gathering dedicated solely to the needs of gender nonconforming children and teens, their loved ones, and the community of professionals who surround them."

Curtain Up 2012!
“Audience members often tell me how much an Outfest film has changed them,” says Kirsten Schaffer, executive director of the world’s premier LGBT film festival.

Mel Tormé Would Be Proud of Jazz Great Jennifer Leitham
One of the best documentaries on the festival circuit this year is I Stand Corrected, lesbian director Andrea Meyerson’s intimate and engaging portrait of Jennifer Leitham, the transgender bass player whose unusual technique and extraordinary talent has made her one of the most recognizable musicians in the jazz world.

LGBT groups praise Denver Sheriff’s policy for inmates
LGBT groups are praising a policy that will provide special housing for individuals who claim they are transgendered, making it the most progressive policy of its kind in the nation.

Trans activists sworn in as D.C. human rights commissioners
In what LGBT activists considered an historic development, Mayor Vincent Gray on Wednesday administered the oath of office to transgender advocates Earline Budd and Alexandra Beninda as members of the D.C. Commission on Human Rights.

BMH first hospital in state to be named LGBT friendly
Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital wants to make sure that every person who walks through their doors gets equal treatment.

Gay lobby claims not true, says Green
A day before former Assistant Commissioner of Police Les Green left the island at the end of his eight years of service, he rubbished a common claim by the gay community and international rights groups that homosexuals in Jamaica are victims of wanton murder, mob-mauling and marginalisation.
Jamaica police chief blames gays for hate violence

Chile’s president signs anti-gay hate crime legislation into law
Chilean president Sebastian Pinera on Thursday signed an anti-discrimination measure into law that makes it a crime to commit acts of hatred against persons because of their sexual orientation.
Chile’s president signs hate crime legislation into law
Chilean hate-crime legislation signed into law