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sexta-feira, julho 20, 2012

La Conferencia Internacional del SIDA es la principal reunión para aquellos que trabajan en el campo del VIH, así como los políticos, las personas que viven con el VIH y otros que están comprometidos a poner fin a la epidemia. Los investigadores de todo el mundo para compartir los últimos avances científicos en el campo, aprender unos de otros los conocimientos, y desarrollar estrategias para avanzar en todas las facetas de nuestros esfuerzos colectivos para tratar y prevenir el VIH/SIDA 2012 se espera que convocar a más de 20.000 delegados de casi 200 países, incluyendo más de 2.000 periodistas. La conferencia se celebrará del 22 a 27 julio 2012 en el Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Travesti processa Forlán por discriminação e pede indenização milionária
O atacante Diego Forlán, recém-contratado pelo Internacional, foi acusado de discriminação por uma travesti uruguaia, que entrou na Justiça para pedir uma indenização de US$ 700 mil, o equivalente a R$ 1,4 milhão.

New protocol puts more power in the hands of Scottish trans people
A new protocol issued this week by the Scottish Government is set to revolutionise the way trans people are served by the health system.

META magazine goes global
META magazine – the world’s only publication devoted to gender and transgender issues – releases its global edition.

Raise your voice for health - Ireland's Trans Mental Health Survey
This major new survey maps trans experience of mental health and wellbeing.

Concern as senate approves protections for ‘sexual’ not ‘gender’ identity
Hopes that the election of a Socialist President and Assembly might usher in a new era of inclusivity in France took a blow last week, as Socialist Senators faced up to a first opportunity to legislate protections for the country’s trans minority but declined to do so.

Mulher trans russa recusa ser repatriada
Uma mulher trans de origem russa a quem foi recusado o pedido de asilo pelas autoridades suecas desafia as autoridades ao recusar-se a ajudar nos esforços para a sua repatriação.

Hungary extends hate crime laws to include gays
LGBT groups welcome change in criminal code to include homophobia and transphobia

A Trans Woman Murdered in Antalya
Neşe Dilşeker, born in 1966 and known as “Seçil Anne”, was a resident in Antalya for 15 years and was found dead at her own house around 23:00 on July 10, 2012.

Trans law proposal allows documents but not gender reassignment surgery
The Lithuanian Ministry of Justice has proposed that persons who have undergone gender reassignment surgery be issued with new identity documents upon presentation of a medical statement without the need to apply for such documents through the court. At the same time it proposes that gender reassignment surgery shall not be regulated by a separate law. Mr. Antanas Matulas, Chairman of the Committee on Health Affairs in the Lithuanian Parliament, has expressed concerns that separate regulations would legitimize “supernatural” and “immoral” surgeries in Lithuania. Meanwhile human rights advocates argue that if such proposals are put into practice, the situation of trans persons could become even worse.
Lithuania proposes anti-trans law

‘Gay panic’ to stay in Queensland, rules LNP
The Queensland Government has been accused of waiting until another person is murdered before acting against the use of the ‘gay panic’ defence after today stating its intention to not “make any further amendments to the provocation defence” used in criminal trials.

Tomorrow’s People: Changing attitudes to transgender issues
A man who played a large part in paving the way for our modern understanding of sex, gender and sexuality is speaking at the Queensland Transgender, Sistergirl, and Gender Diverse Conference in Cairns this August. Andrew Shaw spoke to Dr Milton Diamond about his landmark work in the field of gender assignment and the devastation a wrong surgical choice can cause...

WATCH: Transgender Son of Warren Beatty, Annette Bening Answers Questions
Stephen Ira, the 20-year-old transgender son of actors Warren Beatty and Annette Bening, reveals his role models and who's been supportive.

Healthy SF to remove trans exclusions
Nearly two years after a complaint was filed charging that Healthy San Francisco, the city's health insurance program for uninsured residents, is discriminatory because it excludes services for transgender people, city officials are in the process of rectifying the situation and including such services in the program.

Trans man's trek for equality cut short
An attempt to cross America by foot was abandoned by trans man Mikal Chall before he made it out of California.
Chall, 37, who believed he was the first transgender man to attempt to walk across the U.S., set out from San Francisco on April 23. His goal was to raise awareness about inequalities and to make it to Washington, D.C. by Election Day.

Teen's slaying sparks homophobia concern in black community
The slaying of a Baltimore teenager is prompting some community leaders to address what they call a double bias -- homophobia in the black community.
Desean Bowman was shot to death at a gas station in early June. Bowman's family said the openly gay teen was wearing women's clothing when he was killed by another black man who police still haven't identified.
Murder of cross-dressing Baltimore teen has community fearing motive was homophobia

Talks continue as potential split in SC Episcopal diocese looms
The leader of Midlands and 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.
Episcopals move forward with same-sex blessing, trans inclusion