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domingo, julho 22, 2012

Não há asilo para trans colombianas
A Audiencia Nacional negou asilo a uma pessoa transexual de origem colombiana que requereu a protecção do estado espanhol.

73 prosecuted under St. Petersburg's anti-gay law
Seventy-three people have been prosecuted for violating new anti-gay legislation imposed in Russia's former imperial city Saint Petersburg four months ago, police said Friday.
73 people prosecuted in St Petersburg in first four months under 'gay propaganda' ban

Nepal's gay rights movement: Personal perspectives
Jyoti Thapa’s feminine features are distinct: her twinkling brown eyes, slender nose pierced with a shiny nose stud and long, black hair add prominence to her slim, well-maintained figure.

Pressure grows to improve human rights for transgender people in Newfoundland
As Newfoundland and Labrador celebrates its gay pride week, pressure is growing on the province to improve human rights protections for the transgender community, one of society's most marginalized and vulnerable groups.

Camp Aranu’tiq: A place where transgender youth can be themselves
Local LGBT ally, activist and volunteer Courtney Ware shares her experience serving as camp counselor

Katelynn Cusanelli, Transgender Advocate And Former 'The Real World: Brooklyn' Housemate, Does Reddit AMA
Katelynn Cusanelli, who some may remember from MTV's "The Real World: Brooklyn" as the first (and only) openly transgender person in the show's twenty year history, and as an activist and lecturer in the LGBTQ community who has worked to raise awareness regarding HIV & AIDS, participated in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, a user-driven content aggregation site, yesterday afternoon.

Optimism Grows for National Trans Discrimination Bill
The contestants on "RuPaul’s Drag Race" are doing drag. There’s a difference between female impersonators and someone who is transgendered.

Damages limited to $25,000 in suit against Khloe Kardashian by transgender woman
A judge today limited the damages of a transgender woman who claims she was assaulted outside a Hollywood nightclub by Khloe Kardashian to $25,000.

Transgender Candidate Running for Orange County Commission Seat in Central Florida
Gina Duncan could make history on Aug. 14 by becoming the first transgender person in Orange County to be elected to a County Commission seat.

City Commissioner Ellison has concerns with anti-discrimination ordinance
It may be a few months before Helena city commissioners have a draft copy of a proposed ordinance prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

2 SC Episcopal bishops remain in talks as potential split over gender issues looms
The leader of Upstate Episcopalians said this week he remains in prayer and open talks with his fellow bishop in the Lowcountry in hopes of staving off a fracture within the state and the national church over gender issues.

Northern Virginia Focus Groups on Transgender Community
Currently there is no specific HIV prevention programming for the transgender community in Northern Virginia.