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domingo, setembro 16, 2012

Why I had a sex-change op, by church minister
It was an event which aimed to break through prejudice and ignorance, to allow people to ask difficult questions about often taboo subjects.
And they don't get much more complex than changing your sex.

Department considers allowing ‘sex changes’ without requiring surgery
The possibility of loosening regulations defining transsexual people is being considered after the Presidential Office’s Human Rights Consultation Committee said a panel of experts would be invited to discuss the feasibility of such a move, the Department of Health said.

UMD paying $4,000 for Loren Cameron's sexually explicit transgender photography show
In a move that is "causing shock waves," the University of Minnesota-Duluth is paying $4,000 to host a display of transgender activist Loren Cameron's sexually explicit photos.

Maplewood Introduces LGBT Inclusive Nondiscrimination Protections
The Maplewood City Council introduced and had a first and second read, Sept. 11 of an ordinance that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to its nondiscrimination policy.

Victims asked to come forward after butt injections lead to woman's death
Attorney General Jim Hood is asking for any other victims to come forward after a Georgia woman died from a buttocks injection in Jackson.
Alleged buttocks injection linked to death
Local man claims murder suspect botched silicone injections

U. introduces transgender studies class
New course brings different perspective on issue of gender, instructor Aren Aizura says

Police urged to look at hate crime in TG woman’s murder
On Saturday, August 18, the country’s ninth reported murder of a transgender person happened in the Queen City as Kendall L. Hampton was shot to death around 10:30 pm.

Trans woman murdered in Philadelphia
A candlelight vigil will be held for the memory of Kyra Kruz, a 27-year-old shot in the head

[América Latina]
La identidad transexual se abre paso
Se perciben vientos positivos para los defensores de los derechos de la diversidad sexual en Latinoamérica, en específico de los transexuales.

Proponen en Ecuador que travestis y transexuales elijan su género en cédula
Organizaciones que promueven la diversidad sexual en Ecuador pidieron este jueves al Congreso reformar una ley para permitir a travestis y transexuales registrar sus datos en la cédula de identidad con el sexo elegido, constató la AFP.
“Pido al Estado sacar su sexo y poner mi género”
Organizaciones de la diversidad sexual proponen que trans elijan su género en la cédula

The July winter vacation was coming to a close and José’s decision was maturing: he would simply tear down what remained of the “closet” he'd slowly been coming out of. So on July 30, José arrived at the elementary school that he works at in Buenos Aires as "Melisa," and became the city's first ever transgender teacher.