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sexta-feira, setembro 07, 2012

Novo curta usa caso real para falar de transfobia na Bahia
Novo curta resgata triste história de agressão a travestis em Salvador. Veja as fotos

Revista Trip faz edição sobre o pênis e traz capa com modelo transex e Thammy Gretchen
A revista Trip sempre foi bem friendly com a causa gay. Vale lembrar da capa histórica com o beijo entre dois surfistas.

Alrededor del 50% de las personas transexuales ejercen "en algún momento" la prostitución, según un estudio
Casi el 50 por ciento de las personas transexuales han ejercido en algún momento la prostitución, un dato que refleja la "cruda realidad" que vive este colectivo y que se desprende del estudio 'Transexualidad en España: Análisis de la realidad social y factores psicosociales asociados', realizado por un grupo de investigadores del Departamento de Psicología Social, Antropología Social, Trabajo Social y Servicios Sociales de la Facultad de Estudios Sociales y del Trabajo de la Universidad de Málaga a petición de la Federación Estatal de Lesbianas, Gays, Transexuales y Bisexuales.

Transsexual twin sisters to register as men
The country's first transsexual twin sisters are expected to complete their surgeries and have their registered gender changed at the police, said the younger of the two, who will be discharged from a local hospital this week.

The Philippines starts to educate judges about LGBT issues
Focus group with LGBT community leaders discusses how to educate judges who rule on cases that affect gay and trans people

HHS Says Health Plans Cannot Discriminate Against Transgender People
In a recent letter hailed by advocates in the LGBT community, the Department of Health and Human Services clarified that provisions in the Affordable Care Act prohibiting sex discrimination in health insurance apply to transgender people.

More Company Health Plans Cover Trans Employees
In 2012, 270 employers offered health plans that are inclusive of transgender employees — double the number that offered such services last year, according to the Human Rights Campaign. For an increasing number of companies—and any company who wants to earn a perfect score on HRC's Corporate Equality Index — including comprehensive health care for trans employees makes good business sense.

SFPD seeks killers in cold cases
In the early afternoon of February 17, 1974, Stig Lennart Berlin was found stabbed to death in Apartment 9 at 725 Hyde Street.

Transgender Communication Research
Dr. Adrienne Hancock is a speech-language pathologist and professor at GWU who works with Trans people who want to communicate in a way that presents their gender more clearly (voice as well as all the other communicative behaviors). The information for both research projects are listed below. Don't forget to check out the link below to find out even more!

Federal judge orders Mass. to give prisoner gender-reassignment surgery
Citing her right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment as guaranteed by the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, Chief Judge Mark Wolf of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts has ordered that an inmate serving time for murder be given gender reassignment surgery “promptly as possible.” This is the first time a federal court has made such an order.
Moore urges appeal of sex-change ruling
Sex Change for Convicted Killer Stirs Debate in Western Mass
Murder victim's family speaks out against husband's taxpayer-funded sex change
Juiz autoriza mudança de sexo de prisioneiro que matou mulher

[Commentary] We get to pay for murderer's sex change
[Commentary] Sorry California…It Is Now “Only In Massachusetts.”
[Commentary] Ruling on prisoner’s sex-change a matter of principle
[Commentary] Judge Wolf's cruel and unusual ruling
Inmate Sex Change Ruling in MA Will Rekindle SC Bill
Transgender-inmate ruling is movement's latest win

Transgender athlete joins football team on field
Getting to play on South’s football team is something many boys dream. But this year, a transgender female student will be taking advantage of that opportunity.

Transgender numbers rise at Democrat meet
Amy, Jamie, Janice, Meghan and Melissa have come from across the United States to support President Barack Obama as Democratic delegates: they are all women who were born men.
Algunos delegados transexuales suman su voz en la convención demócrata

Primer caso de cambio de identidad de género en Balcarce
Se trata Marcela Mara Monroi, una transexual de 28 años, quién ya cuenta con su nuevo DNI en la ciudad que gestiona José Enrique Echeverría. La vecina de la localidad de San Agustín aseguró que desde chica se sintió mujer y que sufrió mucho porque en su familia y en la escuela no la entendían. La ley fue promovida por el Gobierno de Cristina y aprobada por el Congreso en mayo.