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quinta-feira, julho 12, 2012

Transvestite policeman in Istanbul caught prostituting
A policeman in Istanbul was detained and received a dishonorable discharge after being caught in the act of prostituting, daily Vatan reported today.
The policeman, 28, was reportedly prostituting at nights in female clothes going by the nickname "Fettan Ceyda," after working as an officer in a police station in the daytime, according to reports.

Pinki Pramanik ‘incapable of rape’, gets bail
After spending 25 days behind bars on charges of raping her live-in girlfriend, athlete Pinki Pramanik was granted bail on Tuesday. The judge virtually exonerated the Asiad gold medallist by saying that preliminary medical reports make it clear Pinki is "not capable of committing rape".
I underwent medical tests with hands and feet tied: Pinki
Pinki released from jail, alleges being framed
Pinki has predominantly male features: Medical board
Setback to Pinki Pramanik: Report confirms tainted athlete 'male'
Gender bender: Not just Pinki Pramanik

Report shows discrimination
LGBTI people still face high levels of vilification, a new report shows.
The report – Outing Injustice: Understanding the legal needs of LGBTI communities in NSW – was compiled by the Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC) to look at areas of legal need for LGBTI people.
ACT report recommends stronger protections, intersex community unsure

Gender identity law reform proposed in Canberra
Proposals draw mixed response from transgender and intersex groups

Toronto Mourns Suicide of Transgender Leader
Toronto residents are grieving the loss of transgender activist Kyle Scanlon, who the Torontoist called "a valued leader, gifted mentor, and much-loved friend" after Scanlon took his own life July 3. Scanlon was the education, training, and research coordinator at the 519 Church Street Community Centre, which serves as a hub of LGBTQ and two-spirit community life in Toronto's diverse Church and Wellesley Village.
The 519 mourns the passing of Kyle Scanlon
A tribute to our friend Kyle Scanlon
In memory of Kyle Scanlon
Toronto’s Trans Community Grieves Loss of Kyle Scanlon

Trillium grant supports transgender community
The highlight of Pride Week for the East Mississauga Health Centre was undoubtedly yesterday's announcement of a $225,000 grant to fund a program called Peel Transitions.

Full House
It was as close as the House of Commons gets to bipartisanship, these days.
On the second reading of the trans rights bill, 15 Conservative MPs voted to support it with their opposition counterparts.

Episcopal bishops approve blessing for gay unions: Convention approves transgender clergy
Yesterday, the House of Bishops of the Episcopalian Church approved a new provisional blessing for gay unions, while the full General Convention voted in favor of general acceptance for transgender clergy.
The Episcopal Church just got more liberal
God calls us forward, Bishop Robinson says at Integrity Eucharist

Transsexual killer series has the makings of ‘Hit’
The British import “Hit & Miss” sounds like a Mad Lib brought to life: A woman trapped in a man’s body becomes a hit man and then a reluctant parent to her biological son and his siblings.
Review: 'Hit & Miss' on the mark with transgender killer mom
‘Hit & Miss’: A killer gets a chance to be a mother (and a father)
'Hit and Miss': Chloe Sevigny Plays A Transgender Killer In This Thoughtful Drama

Amanda "The Blood Thirsty Vixen" makes mark as world's first transgender pro wrestler
Mariah Morena -- aka Amanda "The Blood Thirsty Vixen" -- is making history in the world of professional wrestling as the first known transgender woman competing in the entertainment sport.
Amanda is currently performing with the American Wrestling Alliance (AWA), which is based in El Cajon, Calif.

Transgender Health Empowerment Presents "Glam" - Wednesday July 25th
Transgender Health Empowerment (T.H.E.) Inc. presents "Glam," a Transgender Health Empowerment Benefit. The show is a fundraiser during the International HIV/AIDS Conference week here in DC. Please try to make it out if you can!

Charleston LGBTQQIAA Resources
Q is for Queer: Gracie Aghapour
I is for Intersex: Kneena
A is for Ally: Susan Cohen
T is for Transgender: Sabian Mignone

[Latin America]
IACHR Condemns Murder of Trans Honduran Woman in Guatemala (Organization of American States)
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of a trans Honduran woman in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
CIDH condena asesinato de mujer trans hondureña en Guatemala (Organizacion de Estados Americanos)

FONASA aclara dudas sobre operaciones a transexuales
Con fecha 5 de julio el Fondo Nacional de Salud (FONASA) respondió a una serie de preguntas formuladas por activistas de la Organización de Transexuales por la Dignidad de la Diversidad, que surgieron luego del anuncio del Ministro de Salud Jaime Mañalich, sobre que el Ministerio destinaría fondos para las atenciones de salud de personas transexuales en el sistema público para el año 2013.