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domingo, outubro 28, 2012

12th annual Intersex Awareness Day marked around the globe
Campaigners are marking Intersex Awareness Day, which is taking place on Friday
26th October – 16th Intersex Awareness Days
[Commentary] Intersex rights? 'We are not yet even at the starting line'

Travesti é assassinado a pedradas no centro de Aracaju
O travesti Amós Lima Chagas, 39, um dos mais populares e conhecidos de Aracaju, que ganhou o apelido de Madona, foi assassinado com golpes de paralelepípedo, crime ocorrido na madrugada da última sexta-feira, 19, no centro de Aracaju.
Transgender Woman Stoned to Death in Brazil
Brazil trans stoned to death

Brighton denies 'barmy' Mr and Mrs ban on forms
Brighton and Hove Council, in south-east England, say no proposals have been made to scrap Mr and Mrs titles on forms

Rate chart for eunuchs in Indore
The entire crisis has a way out. Here is another example in which Indoreans have weighed unique way to deal with increasing demands of eunuch in their mohalla.

Roseanne Barr Gets Into Twitter Twist-Up Over Transgender Comments
Presidential candidate Roseanne Barr isn’t known for holding her peace. But the actress-activist has upset members of the transgender community with some comments she posted on Twitter.

Trans Army veteran new head of US group representing LGBT military personnel
Allyson Robinson named executive director of newly-merged OutServe and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network

Making LGBT Great: Dana Beyer
Dana Beyer is one of the leading transgender advocates in the country who continues to work towards making the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender residents better. Dana is a retired eye surgeon who was one of the first openly transgender candidates for state office in 2006 and 2010. She is currently executive director of Gender Rights Maryland which is working towards passing a state wide gender identity anti-discrimination law.

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Laverne Cox
Laverne Cox initially got our attention when she appeared on VH1's "I Want to Work for Diddy," making her the first African-American transgender woman to appear on a mainstream reality television show. In 2009, Cox accepted the show's GLAAD media award for outstanding reality program and said, "It is so important that transgender stories be told... There are so many stories out there that need to be told in humanizing and three-diminseonsal ways."

Chaz Bono: Cher defends me from death threats
After the son of gay icon Cher and Sonny Bono went on Dancing With The Stars, he received extremely harsh backlash

Transgender Leadership Summit To Draw Hundreds
One-of-a-kind summit aims to build community and empower activists

D.C. cop convicted of assault with dangerous weapon in trans shooting case
An off-duty D.C. police officer accused of firing his service revolver into a car occupied by three transgender women and two male friends in August 2011 was convicted Friday of assault with a dangerous weapon and solicitation for prostitution.
But a D.C. Superior Court jury also found Officer Kenneth Furr, 48, not guilty of six other charges, including the more serious offense of assault with intent to kill while armed.
Kenneth Furr Convicted of Assault and Solicitation of Prostitution
Kenneth Furr convicted of assault; acquitted on other charges
Off-duty D.C. police officer convicted of assault with a deadly weapon

[Commentary] Former DC Cop Kenneth Furr Convicted In Trans Shooting Case

Boca Raton Blows Off Controversy Over LGBT Workplace Protections
It started with a $235,000 hazardous waste contract between the Palm Beach County Commission and the Boca Raton City Council, and ended in a fight over the LGBT rights in Boca.

White found not guilty of assaulting transvestite
An Albany man charged with robbing and shooting a transvestite was exonerated after the Dougherty County jury deliberated for 75 minutes.

After transgender flap, East Aurora working to form alternative policy
In the wake of rescinding a district policy designed to protect the rights of transgender students, the East Aurora School District has decided to form a committee that will address the creation of an alternative policy.

[Il, USA]
Illinois court OKs end to genital surgery requirement for birth certificate changes
A Cook County judge approved a new decree Tuesday that would allow transgender Illinoisans to obtain birth certificates with their correct gender from the Illinois Department of Public Health without having to undergo genital reconstruction surgery.

‘She was a friend to everybody’
Friends, family members — and seemingly everyone who came into contact with Janette Tovar — will forever remember her vibrant personality and infectious smile.

Trans groups to celebrate awareness month
In celebration of Transgender Awareness Month, the Utah Pride Center and Transgender Education Advocates of Utah are hosting a series of activities through the month of November. From a candlelight vigil, to movie screenings and art shows, the celebration isn’t just designed for transgender and gender nonconforming people, but also allies and those interested in learning more. The month’s activities culminate at the Genderevolution 2012: Gender Apocalypse conference on Nov. 17 at Salt Lake Community College, 9750 S. 300 West, Sandy, Utah.

Transexuales llaman a vocales de mesa a no discriminar durante votación
El Área Transexual del Movimiento de Integración y Liberación Homosexual (Movilh) señaló que el estreno de las mesas mixtas en las elecciones municipales de este domingo constituye "un gran paso contra la discriminación", sin embargo, advirtió que ello "no resuelve todos los problemas" que padecen a la hora de ir a votar.

"Campaña por la Igualdad" busca que se respeten los derechos de los transexuales
El director ejecutivo de Fundación Iguales, Andrés Soffia, explicó que la iniciativa pretender la inclusión de personas de la diversidad sexual en la sociedad, desde las políticas comunales y de la cual 89 postulantes a alcaldes y concejales ya forman parte.