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quarta-feira, agosto 22, 2012

Travesti assassinado e polícia encontra faca entre as nádegas da vítima
O muito mau que existe no Brasil a nível de media tem aqui um bom exemplo.

Transexual Ariadna diz que não recebeu todo o valor prometido pela "Playboy"
A transexual e ex-BBB Ariadna está chateada com a revista Playboy, para a qual posou nua em uma edição especial de 2011, logo após deixar o Big Brother Brasil.

Ceará: ‘Minha conquista serve de exemplo’, diz 1ª travesti doutora do Brasil
Professora com título de doutora diz que educação combate o preconceito. Luma Andrade defendeu estudo de doutorado na Universidade Federal do Ceará.

Transexual guatemalteca será deportada de Dinamarca
Colectivos de minorías sexuales de Dinamarca han iniciado una campaña en el país europeo para conseguir que las autoridades danesas no deporten a una inmigrante transexual de Guatemala.
Fernanda, una mujer trans Guatemalteca, violada en un centro para solicitantes de asilo político en Dinamarca

EC makes it easy for first-time transgenders to vote
First-time transgender voters henceforth need not bother looking for a sponsor or beg their parents to sign the new registration form. A recent order of the Election Commission of India (ECI) has relaxed conditions with the addition of 'chela' (assistant) or guru (teacher) in the voter registration form.

We are humans too: Transgenders in Karnataka
The sexual minorities in the state want to send a message to the general public—they are humans, too. In a bid to do just that, Sangama, a human rights organisation that works with sexual minorities, will file a petition at the Karnataka high court seeking repeal of the Karnataka Police Act that empowers the state to keep a tab on transgenders in the state.

Transgenders demand welfare board
Fed up with continuous harassment and discrimination, transgender community has urged the Central government to form a welfare board for them. The board as envisaged will help them address the issues plaguing them at government level.

Toyota Uses Transgender Israeli Model to Show that the New 2013 Auris isn’t for Everyone
Something tells us that Toyota's TV spot for the freshly unveiled 2013 Auris compact hatchback won't be hitting the airwaves in a lot of countries outside of its home market of Japan any time soon.
Toyota Auris TVC features androgynous male model

[South Korea]
Meet Next Top Model's first trans hopeful in Korea
Choi Han-bit is the first transgender contestant to feature in the Korean television show

Transgender father says breastfeeding support group rules unfairly bar him from becoming a leader
A Winnipeg transgender father says his bid to become leader of a breastfeeding support group was rejected because a man cannot take the role under La Leche League Canada policy.
[Commentary] Breastfeeding Dad: A Controversial Issue

Transgender Americans: Are your voting rights in jeopardy?
New voter ID laws could prevent more than 25,000 transgender citizens from voting, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA. The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has released “Voting While Trans” resources in order to educate trans voters on what they can do to successfully cast their ballots, particularly during what advocate Laverne Cox says is “a critical election season.”

American Psychiatric Association Calls for Improved Access to Transition Related Care
Even though transition-related medical procedures are medically necessary for many transgender and gender variant patients, they are often denied the care they need simply because of who they are. Today the American Psychiatric Association (APA) is calling for the elimination of barriers to access for transgender people.

Neither Man Nor Woman: Meet the Agender
"I didn’t really want nipples," Cory said, running a hand through a mop of bleached blond hair. Born female, 23-year-old Cory uses the pronoun co—and asked that we refer to co that way, too—and got elective surgery to remove co's breasts last year. But co is not transgender in the traditional sense, transitioning between female and male. Co wants neither gender. So co joined the ranks of the agender—or, in a more florid recent coinage, the gender neutrois.

Transgenders and New Voter ID Requirements
As many as 25,000 transgenders could be profoundly affected by the new voter ID laws in Pennsylvania, something which could prove to be especially problematic during Election Day this November.