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domingo, agosto 05, 2012

Hundreds March in Nepal in Support of Gay Rights
Gays, lesbians, transgender people and their supporters marched in a Nepalese town Friday to demand recognition as a third gender in citizen certificates, to allow same-sex marriage and to criminalize discrimination based on sexual preference.
Nepalese LGBTs call on government to honour its promises

Life and death: A transgender picture
All human beings go through trauma at some point of time or the other. But the trauma of reaching adolescence and going through a crisis that involves something as sensitive as gender is unsurpassed.

Canadian University Conducts First Nationwide Study of LGBT Cancer Experience
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are leading Canada’s first nationwide study of LGBT people’s experience with breast and gynecological cancers and the care they receive.

Courting controversy: Documentary of transexual tennis player Renée Richards
Some controversies fade with time, but remain as fascinating as ever. Director Eric Drath revisits a still-hot topic with Renée, his thought-provoking documentary on transsexual tennis player Renée Richards. Until her 40s, Richards lived life as Richard Raskin, a gregarious ladies’ man, talented amateur tennis player and highly respected eye surgeon.

Photos: Genderqueer march in Vancouver shows that trans people still have a way to go to gain acceptance
No matter how you look at it, the annual Vancouver Pride parade on Sunday (August 5) can only be characterized as a fairly mainstream affair.

[New Zealand]
"Aroha" from NZAF as Strickland mourned
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation is sending "thoughts and aroha" to all those mourning one of its Life Members, "Mama" Tere Strickland, who died in Auckland yesterday.
Strickland to lie at Otara's Whaiora Marae

Feminism in an unlikely place — a transgender beauty pageant
Ranking women on their looks seems like a step back for feminism. But for Los Angeles' transgender community, pageants can be a sign of progress.

What MPD’s Condom Practice Means for the Transgender Community
Transgender individuals don’t have it easy in the District: The last time the District government studied the population, in 2000, it had a 42 percent unemployment rate, and 47 percent of the community didn't have health insurance. To make ends meet, many end up in sex work as a last resort, transgender activist Jeri Hughes says—16 percent nationally, according to a 2011 report by the National Center for Transgender Equality.

D.C. Breaks Ground With Transgender Campaign
Washington, D.C., has put together the nation's first government-funded campaign to fight discrimination against transgender people.

EXCLUSIVE: D.C. Office of Human Rights to launch anti-transgender discrimination campaign
The D.C. Office of Human Rights has created the country’s first government-funded campaign to combat anti-transgender discrimination, the Washington Blade has learned.

Crazy Trannies Invade Ladies Room! MTPC Dispels Common Myths
As part of a move to dispel the myths and stereotypes around the transgender community, the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) introduces the addition of four new video stories to its public education campaign, I AM: Trans People Speak.

Justicia admitió pedido de Fiorella Cava para cambiar legalmente de nombre y de sexo
El rockero nacional es oficialmente una mujer y pasó de llamarse Sergio Vinicio a Fiorella Vincenza