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terça-feira, setembro 04, 2012

Com transexual na produção, programa "Amor & Sexo" estreia nova temporada
Com um balé masculino e uma produtora transexual, a nova temporada do programa "Amor & Sexo", comando por Fernanda Lima, estreia na próxima quinta-feira (06), na TV Globo, após "Gabriela".

Scots police diversity survey slammed as ‘waste of money’
A Tayside chief constable has been criticised for the cost of circulating a questionnaire asking people about their sexuality.

Former policeman set to return to the force as a WOMAN after undergoing sex change
Karen Gale, 53, formerly known as Keith, says she was forced out of the Met Police because she wanted to change gender
But 27 years after she left Karen has applied to be a special constable
'I’m the happiest I’ve ever been. It’s difficult to explain - I just finally feel like me. I feel complete,' she said
The Met would not comment on the case but told MailOnline that they employ people regardless of whether they've had a sex change
Sex change cop wants job back

[UK] [Commentary]
Lies about transgender people (and how to spot a rubbish journalist)
Ever been kicked in the face? I have. Violence is common towards children who display gender difference. Poofter, they used to call me. AIDS victim, they’d whisper. Walk like a man, boy, or get a clip ’round the earhole. That last one came from my father. Still, as one matures, so does the nature of the bullying. Instead of gossip and ciggies behind bike-sheds,

Legal first as sex swap flasher wins treatment bid
A flasher will not have to undergo group sex offending treatment handed down as part of his punishment... because he is now a she.
Flasher let-off group therapy sessions after undergoing a 'sex change' to become a woman

Croydon transsexual who dreamed of being army bomb expert pleads guilty to making homemade explosives
A transsexual built homemade explosives in a hospital to prove she could have been an army bomb specialist.
Angie Dews, caused Southleigh Community Hospital in Brighton Road, Purley, to be evacuated after the discovery of the five devices on January 18 this year.

In a legal first, a trans woman who was convicted of public indecency has her sentence altered
In a legal first, a trans woman has had her sentence altered due to the now unsuitable nature of a community order she was issued before gender reassignment.

Open Secret
A private screening of Oscar-winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s latest documentary on Pakistan’s transgender community was held in Delhi recently

‘Criminalising’ men in women’s attire is unconstitutional, High Court told
In what is the first case of its kind, four transsexuals are challenging the Negri Sembilan Syariah law that forbids males to openly dress or pose as females on the grounds that it is infringing their rights under the Federal Constitution.
Court case challenges trans “discrimination” law
[Commentary] Malaysian Trans Women Challenge Discriminatory Law

Gender neutral washrooms flush away discrimination
Men, women, transgendered – its all the same for washroom privileges at the University of Victoria Student Union Building.

Transgender woman writes Dear Abby for relationship advice
Advice columnist Dear Abby has long been a supporter of LGBT equality, coming out in 2007 in support of same-sex marriage. And since about 2005, the syndicated columnist in some 1,400 newspapers, has taken on topics in her column dealing with gay and lesbian issues.
This week, Jeanne Phillips — aka Abigail Van Buren — tries to help "Lost Angel," a transgender woman who has been in a long-term relationship with a woman, including through her transition, but now finds herself sexually attracted to men.

Idea of the Day: Gay and Transgender Public-Sector Employees Still Face Discrimination at Work
There are approximately 1 million gay or transgender individuals in America today working in state, local, or municipal government. They are firefighters, teachers, police officers, nurses, librarians, child-care providers, sanitation workers, and more. These public servants care for our children, protect our communities, clean our streets, and keep America functioning.

Gay and Transgender Discrimination in the Public Sector
Why It’s a Problem for State and Local Governments, Employees, and Taxpayers

Fall Management Update: Post-Macy Best Employment Practices for a Transgender Workforce
As election time draws near, employers must be prepared to deal with numerous workplace issues that can arise from political discussions and campaigning in the workplace.

According to Study, Two-Thirds of Transgender Individuals Have Contemplated Suicide
According to a recent study conducted by Rylan J. Testa of the Center for LGBTQ Evidence-based Applied Research in Palo Alto, California, two out of every three transgender individuals surveyed have contemplated suicide.

Buck Angel Launches Dating Site For Transgender Men
Transgender porn model Buck Angel has launched a dating site which caters to transgender men.

The world's first pregnant man: "I want more kids - if my new girlfriend can't get pregnant, then I will!"
Thomas Beatie shocked the world when he was pictured clutching his baby bump - but now he says he's ready to do it all again for his new love following his divorce

Camp unites transgender kids on outskirts
There are few places transgender youth feel accepted. Camp Aranu’tiq was created to change that.

Montgomery switches lawyers as court grants extension in transgender woman's murder case
Government continues to seek grand jury indictment for man accused of stabbing Deoni Jones to death

Events focus on transgender issues in the workplace
Human relations professionals, as well as other parties interested in diversity, have a golden opportunity to learn more about the issues surrounding transgendered employees. Out & Equal of Atlanta, in conjunction with Turner Broadcasting’s TurnOut, hosts two back-to-back events to help foster dialogue about issues that come up when an employee experiences a gender transition.

Transgender Activist Janet Mock to Give Keynote at LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference
Janet Mock, Staff Editor and nationally renowned transgender activist, will give the keynote address at the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition's 2012 LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference. The free conference, which takes place Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., educates and inspires LGBTQ youth of color under the age of 25 to use their ideas, knowledge, and skills so that they can create personal and social change.

N.J. woman to break new ground as first elected transgender DNC member
Barbra Casbar Siperstein is scheduled to arrive in Charlotte today as the first elected transgender member of the Democratic National Committee. She has been New Jersey’s first and only transgender power broker for a lot longer.

Trans collective gets grant for prison work
A Philadelphia group that unites transgender and gender-variant people living both inside and outside of prison walls got a vote of confidence — and a financial boost — from a local social-justice agency.

Validity of transgender marriage will not be determined in Dallas case
The validity of transgender marriage will not be tested in court by a dissolving Dallas union since the two parties have agreed to a divorce.
Rebecca Robertson wanted her marriage to James Scott invalidated after 13 years because Scott was born female and same-sex marriages are illegal in Texas.

Transgender Teen Finds Relief In Testosterone Treatment, Hopes For Surgery
Eight high school students spent their summer with us at KUOW. It was part of our youth radio program, RadioActive. Students worked with producers and editors and learned the basics of radio reporting. Several amazing stories came out of the workshop and over the coming weeks we are going to share some of them with you.