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sábado, agosto 11, 2012

Na Paraíba, atores transformistas são agredidos pela Polícia Militar
O artista transformista Silvero Pereira publicou hoje em seu perfil no Facebook um desabafo sobre as ameaças e desrespeitos que ele (enquanto caracterizado como Gisele Almodóvar) e outras travestis sofreram pela Polícia Militar na cidade de Sousa, na Paraíba, na noite desta quinta-feira, 09 de agosto.

Sean Bean 'Accused' Q&A: 'Playing a transvestite was a big leap'
Jimmy McGovern's acclaimed BBC drama Accused is back with four new episodes and the first instalment of series two is quite something - prepare to see Sheffield-born Brit actor Sean Bean in a whole new light...

Lebanon: Stop ‘Tests of Shame’
Lebanon’s Justice Ministry should immediately issue a directive ordering an end to anal examinations as part of police investigative procedures to determine suspects’ sexual behavior, Human Rights Watch said today. The ministry should follow the lead of the Lebanese Doctor’s Syndicate, which recently denounced the tests as a form of torture.

Eunuch groups clash, 4 booked
Two groups of eunuchs clashed at Sanyogitaganj area here on Thursday evening leaving one of the eunuchs seriously injured.

ALSO’s groundbreaking anti-homophobia campaign
The ALSO Foundation is launching a unique, national TV ad campaign addressing homophobia, transphobia and biphobia.

[New Zealand]
Kweenz on journey of transgender awareness
It's OK to be different.
That's the message a group of fa'afafine and transgender teenagers want to drive home to audiences this weekend.

[New Zealand]
'Mother to all' farewelled
A ''mentor to many and mother to all'' has been farewelled in an emotional ceremony.

Anti-homophobia march takes place at University of Alberta in support of assaulted student
A fortnight after an apparent homophobic attack on a student from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, hundreds of locals showed their support for the victim in a march against homophobia.

Transgender advocates seek new diagnostic terms
The nation’s psychiatric establishment is overhauling its diagnostic manual for the first time in almost two decades.
Advocates have spent years lobbying the American Psychiatric Association to rewrite or even remove categories typically used to diagnose transgender people, arguing that terms such as “Gender Identity Disorder” and “Transvestic Fetishism” promote discrimination by broad-brushing a diverse population with the stigma of mental illness.
DSM-Les personnes transgenres ne sont plus considérées comme «malades mentaux»

Feds: Transgendered fugitive from Mass. may be hiding in New Jersey
Federal authorities are searching for a transgendered Massachusetts fugitive they believe may be hiding in the New York or New Jersey area.
Feds on the hunt for transgender suspect wanted in Internet mortgage scam

Democrats' Platform Draft Gets Specific On LGBT Workplace Nondiscrimination Bill
The platform draft addresses both sexual orientation and gender identity in its support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. It does not, as the ACLU had hoped, endorse a specific LGBT nondiscrimination bill focused on students.

Trans man denied care for breast cancer
Jay Kallio was not told by his doctor he had cancer and missed his 'therapeutic window' for chemotherapy

Govt-funded Campaign Educates to End Violence & Discrimination against DC's Trans Community
As violence against the trans community increases in our nation’s capital and adds onto the many forms of systemic discrimination trans people face, the DC Office of Human Rights is launching a campaign to promote respect and educate the public on these issues. Slated to launch in the late summer or early fall, it will be the country’s first government-funded campaign aimed specifically at stopping discrimination against people who are transgender, though the budget has not yet been determined.

Two committees OK additions to human rights ordinance, with changes
Two down – one to go
The new bill that would change the city’s human rights ordinance to include protection based on sexual orientation made it through two Jacksonville City Council committees on Monday.
But before it passed, some changes were made. The Rules Committee voted 5-2 to remove the phrase “gender identity or expression.”
State group pushes to return "gender identity" to human rights ordinance
PolitiJax: Group wants protest against changes to Jacksonville gay-rights bill

Recycling contract imminent; Human Rights Statement updated
The Board of Selectmen voted Monday to change the town’s Human Rights Statement to include the words “gender identity.”

Transgender women explain complaint against Portland club
A north Portland bar owner is under fire after a group of patrons say he kicked them out just because they are transgender.
The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries is launching an investigation into the claim against Chris Penner, the owner of the P-Club on North Lombard.
Cassandra Lynn filed the complaint last month.

Trans woman assaulted in Center City
A trans woman reported she was assaulted by several men in the early-morning hours of July 26 at the corner of 15th and Sansom streets.
The woman, 28, told PGN she had left a nightclub event and was outside smoking a cigarette around 2:40 a.m. when several men in their mid-30s to early-40s approached and started talking to her.

Trabajan hombres y mujeres transexuales en aras de su visibilidad
En el marco de la Primera Semana de la Diversidad de Saltillo, Coahuila, –organizada por la Comunidad de San Ælredo AC–, mujeres y hombres transexuales y transgéneros buscarán sensibilizar a la población y hacerse visibles.

Algo cambió para Maiamar Abrodos, la docente transexual
La educadora, de 46 años, se convirtió en la primera transexual que se afilia al sindicato Unión de Trabajadores de la Educación. Su historia