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quarta-feira, Julho 11, 2012

[International]
2012 AIDS Conference: Criminalized Groups Need Not Apply
When the International AIDS Society announced that the 19th International AIDS Conference would be held in Washington, DC, some advocates saw an instant opportunity: tens of thousands of scientists, activists, government officials, and journalists descending on Washington four months before a presidential election, all pressing President Obama and the U.S. administration to keep their promise [...]

[UK]
Muslim extremists warn 'evil' gays after weather stops pride parade
Anti-gay Islamic group tell LGBT community to give up 'this great sin' or Muslims will rise against them

[UK]
Newspaper declines to apologise for terminology in intersex story
The People newspaper has said there is no difference between the term “hermaphrodite” and “intersex” – and therefore has not apologised for its substitution of the h-word in a story last month.

[Germany]
TransActive Reports Progress in Case of German Transgender Girl
Over the course of the past few months, TransActive has been working behind the scenes with organizational allies and officials in Germany to facilitate a positive outcome with regard to the treatment of an adolescent transgender girl.

[Turkey]
A(nother) Trans Murder in Antalya, Turkey
Unfortunately, another trans murder from Turkey. Secil Anne (or Nese Dilseker), a trans* sex worker from Antalya, was stabbed to death just a few hours ago. Her throat was also cut. Tens of trans* in Antalya is waiting in front of her apartment now and the police started investigation. More details will come soon. (from Kemal Ordek)

[India]
Indian athlete Pinki Pramanik wins bail in rape case
Pinki Pramanik, a female athlete arrested on charges of rape and claims that she is actually male, has been granted bail by an Indian court.
Male or female? Pinki Pramanik gets bail in rape case
Pinki Pramanik's Chromosome Pattern Test Report Ready
Pinki Pramanik’s gender test report with hospital


[India]
Cousin killed eunuch for control of north Delhi dera
Lust for power and wealth drove a man to kill his influential eunuch cousin in April. Announcing the arrest of the main accused and his associates on Monday, police said
2 killed for control over eunuch sect


[India]
Four fake eunuchs held for harassing passengers
The Railway Protection Force has arrested four fake eunuchs from the Memu train bound for Lucknow-Kanpur here on Monday evening.

[USA]
The Dangers of Solitary Confinement for Transgender Prisoners and Detainees
Lambda Legal recently joined five other LGBT advocacy organizations in urging a Senate panel to stop the discriminatory placement of transgender inmates and immigrant detainees in solitary confinement.

[USA]
Media Fails in Coverage of Trans Hotel Employee in Florida
Last week, a transgender woman employed at a Days Inn motel in Orlando, Florida was arrested following accusations that she had inappropriately touched a 14-year-old boy who was guest at the motel. A police report alleges that Vanessa Olmos entered the boy’s room where the incident is said to have occurred. Vanessa faces charges of molestation of a victim younger than 16 and battery, but says she never entered the room or touched the boy.

[USA]
Episcopal Church Ok's Blessing Of Same-Sex Unions AND Ok's Transgender Clergy
It's been a big day for the Episcopal Church!
The Church held two very important votes at the Episcopal General Convention today and both votes are very LGBT friendly.
The Episcopal Church has approved both the ordination of transgender individuals as priests and an official liturgy that blesses same-sex unions.
Episcopal Church Panel OK's Transgender Clergy
Episcopalians Provisionally OK Marriage Rites, Transgender Rights
Episcopal bishops OK trial gay blessing prayer
Episcopalians set to be first big U.S. church to bless gay marriage
GC2012: The Episcopal Church Goes Transgender
Episcopal Church Clears Way for Transgender Ordination
Episcopal Church Approves Transgender People Ordination
Gender identity should not be basis for exclusion, convention agrees

[Commentary] Episcopal Church Makes Landmark Decision for Transgender Inclusion
[Commentary] It’s Official: Episcopal Church Welcomes Transgender People

[DC, USA]
D.C. Office of Human Rights launches campaign to fight LGBT housing discrimination
The D.C. Office of Human Rights on Monday unveiled a campaign designed to reduce housing discrimination against LGBT Washingtonians and groups.

[DC, USA]
D.C. clinic helps transgender people change ID documents
Park always ached for Halloween when she was a child. For her, it was not a time to put on a costume but a chance to dress like her true self.
“It was the only day of the year that I could dress like a princess and not be scolded,” she said.

[IL, USA]
Gender warriors
Tide rising for transgender people in politics, pop culture and the workplace

[IL, USA]
Chicago trans community raises its voice
A trans-centric event is planned for July 29 at Union Park in West Town.