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quinta-feira, agosto 16, 2012

Chacina contra travestis deixa duas mortas no interior de SP
Duas travestis morrem e outras duas ficam feridas após chacina em São José do Rio Preto
Quatro travestis foram baleadas em pontos diferentes da cidade de São José do Rio Preto na madrugada desta quarta-feira, 15 de agosto. Duas não resistiram aos ferimentos e morreram, as outras foram levadas para hospitais da região.
São Paulo: Polícia procura por suspeito de atirar contra travestis em São José do Rio Preto
Chacina contra travestis em São José do Rio Preto mata duas; polícia procura suspeito

Two new publications of the Terrence Higgins Trust about sexual health, HIV and well-being
a) for transmen:
b) for transwomen:

TV REVIEW: Sean Bean In Fine Form As Transvestite Tracie In Jimmy McGovern's 'Accused'
The effectiveness of Accused flew or fell on one thing - would we care, or laugh, at the sight of Sean Bean in a dress?
Accused avoided cliché thanks to a gritty turn from Sean Bean

Transgender Contestant Luke Anderson Wins Big Brother U.K.
Transgender contestant Luke Anderson won the 13th season of Big Brother U.K.
Transsexual Big Brother winner planning to buy prosthetic penis

Arab world's leading gay support group says tests on men suspected of homosexuality are 'shameful, illegal and irrelevant scientifically'
Crowds gathered outside law courts in Lebanon to show their anger
It follows raid on gay venue where 36 men were forced to undergo tests

Zimbabwe’s LGBT group’s offices raided by police
In the latest crackdown against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Africa, Zimbabwe police raided the headquarters of the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) association over the weekend, the organization reported.

Jeevay Pakistan: Transgenders celebrate Independence Day
People across the country celebrated Pakistan’s 65th Independence Day and it was no different for transgender people and members of the Sanam Welfare Association.

Middle-aged couple plan for role swap following sex change operation
"I married my wife one year ago, and both of us want to swap our roles by means of sex reassignment surgery," said a man who wished to use the alias Chen Li.

Is Bangkok the world's one-stop shop for sexual reassignment?
My family and I recently took a trip to Thailand and saw as much of Bangkok as we could, including a certain immersion in the “lady-boy” scene there. We noticed a burgeoning of transvestites everywhere: in the streets, stores, restaurants, offices, markets, hotels, bars — literally everywhere. I don’t remember the numbers being as high in previous years. Of course, the first to comment about this was my spunky 10-year-old daughter.

[South Korea]
Harisu discusses image and rookies on ‘Park Myung Soo’s Moving TV’
Singer Harisu, who recently made a comeback with “Shopping Girl“, revealed her thoughts on her debut image and upcoming rookies.

Top barrister makes transition
A high-profile Adelaide criminal lawyer received the support of peers in the legal industry yesterday after making her first appearance in court having transitioned from male to female.

Anti-homophobia TV project goes national
Victorians will be the first to see Australia’s “groundbreaking” anti-homophobia TV and social media campaign worth $50,000 in the coming weeks.

[New Zealand]
Woman claims drag show led to blacklisting
A woman who applied for a job as a press secretary at Parliament claims she was ‘blacklisted’ because she had organised a drag show.

Transgender woman played big part in radio history
The new documentary film “RADIO WARS” has been nominated for Best Feature Documentary by the New York City International Film Festival and will screen to audiences in NYC on Saturday, August 11 @ 9pm at the Abingdon Theatre.
RADIO WARS, directed by Sandra Mohr, features the story of Dr. Martine Rothblatt, the inventor of satellite radio, and a transgender woman.

FAA streamlines medical requirements for trans pilots
The Federal Aviation Administration has eliminated what’s been deemed excessive psychological testing to streamline the process under which transgender pilots receive medical certification, according to the National Center for Transgender Equality.
[Commentary] FAA amends rules about transgender pilots

The Top 10 Trans-Friendly Colleges and Universities
With improvements made across the country, for the first time ever, Campus Pride can assemble a list of the most welcoming places for trans students to go to college.

American Pyschiatric Association Drops Gender-Identity Disorder As Mental Illness
After years of campaigning by trans activists, the American Psychiatric Association has removed “gender-identity disorder” as a mental illness, and replaced it with the more neutral diagnostic term “gender dysphoria.”

What the Affordable Care Act Means for Transgender People
For the first fifty years of his life, New Yorker Jay Kallio had no problem getting the health care he needed. A volunteer EMT since age 15, he knew the medical community inside and out. When he came out as transgender and transitioned at age 50, though, his experience with doctors and nurses changed wildly—and almost cost him his life.

Calif. legislators focusing on non-issue
A family advocate says a California bill seeking federal protection for lesbian, "gay," bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals shows that state lawmakers have too much time on their hands.

S.F. Church Bans Drag Queens From Benefit Event
The new pastor of a church in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood is enforcing a policy barring drag queens from performing in the church.

Healthy transitions
When the Human Rights Campaign, the national LGBT rights group, released its latest scorecard, rating companies by their support for LGBT issues, the healthcare giant Kaiser scored 100 percent. In June, the company's float in the San Francisco Pride Parade was packed with happy employees.

D.C. Office of Human Rights to Launch Anti-Transgender Discrimination Campaign
The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights is launching a campaign to combat anti-transgender discrimination, the first government-funded ad in the nation to focus solely on transgender and gender non-conforming people,” according to the Office of Human Rights director Gustavo Velasquez.

Advocates support change to Jacksonville human rights ordinance at rally
Controversial ordinance expected to be voted on by council Wednesday
Council votes against anti-discrimination bill, 10-9

Autopsy: Person found in West Side abandoned building was stabbed
A 19-year-old found dead in an abandoned building on the city's West Side was stabbed to death and was identified as a gender-variant young person, officials said.

Gay rights group asks Jackson City Council to support human rights ordinance
A gay rights group called Jackson Together is asking the Jackson City Council to approve an ordinance that would prohibit discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations.

Festival de la diversidad enfrenta a gobierno de Zacatecas y a iglesia evangélica
La próxima edición del Festival Cultural de la Diversidad Sexual Zacatecas 2012 ha enfrentado al gobierno estatal y a la iglesia evangélica, debido a que la segunda se opone a que se lleve a cabo y utilice recursos públicos por considerar que va en contra de los valores y la familia, amén de considerarla de “evidente mala influencia”.
Ignorante postura contra Festival de la Diversidad Sexual
Defiende Legislador Festival de la Diversidad Sexual en Zacatecas
Ante el Festival de la diversidad sexual SOLO RESPETAMOS LA LEY: MAR