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sábado, outubro 27, 2012

International Intersex Awareness Day
Australia’s LGBTI Health Alliance has declared its support for International Intersex Awareness Day, which has been observed on October 26 since 1996.
15th Intersex Awareness Day October 26, 2012
ILGA-Europe’s statement on the occasion of the International Intersex Awareness Day (26 October)
Intersex Awareness Day calls for equality and end to bigotry

European Parliament starts work on EU-wide action plan for LGBT rights
This week the European Parliament released a study on a potential EU roadmap for LGBT equality. Such an EU action plan would draw together new laws and policies to strengthen equality and non-discrimination for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in the EU.

Travesti é agredida por homem após saírem juntos de boate do RJ
Na madrugada do último sábado (20), a travesti Pamela, como se identificou à reportagem, resolveu sair com uma amiga. As duas foram para uma boate em Itaboraí, região metropolitana do Rio de Janeiro.

Eliana diz que não tirou quadro de drags do seu programa por preconceito
A apresentadora de TV Eliana negou ter tirado o quadro com "drag queens" de seu programa por preconceito. A loira afirmou que "Fadinhas Safadinhas" deixou de ser transmitido porque é comum fazer "rodízios" nas atrações do programa ‘Eliana’ no SBT.

IGLYO Condemns Murder Of Transgender Woman In Turkey
The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Youth and Student Organisation (IGLYO) is strongly condemning the murder of a transgender woman in Antalya, Turkey.

Group aims to help transgender people
Co-ordinator of Sudbury-based Noah's Space said more data is needed to access funding support

NCTE Meets with Ecuadorian LGBT Activists
Last Tuesday, I was thrilled, along with colleagues from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, to meet and discuss LGBT activism with a group of incredible LGBT activists from Ecuador.

OutServe-SLDN Taps Trans Veteran as Executive Director
Activist and veteran Allyson Robinson will be the new executive director of OutServe-SLDN, the newly combined organization announced today as they kicked off their annual conference here.
HRC’s Allyson Robinson Appointed New Head of OutServe-SLDN
Trans Woman to Head Prominent LGBT Military Group
Allyson Robinson, Transgender Woman, To Head Military Group
Transgender Army veteran tapped to lead LGBT military advocacy group
Transgender Army Veteran Selected to Lead Military LGBT-Equality Group

NCTE’s Voting While Trans Campaign Fights Voter Suppression
The National Center for Transgender Equality has launched Voting While Trans, an awareness campaign that will prove vital in the coming weeks. The program aims to educate transgender people and poll workers on the potential for misunderstandings, confusion and discrimination at the voting booths in November. It also helps to counter voter suppression tactics directed at presumed Democratic demographics, which have the potential to impact the trans community’s right to vote.

Focus On The Family Promotes Dangerous ‘Ex-Trans’ Ministries
Focus on the Family’s promotion of ex-gay therapy is nothing new, but this week the anti-LGBT group also started promoting “resources for transgenderism and gender identity disorder.”

The Fourth Annual TransParent Day
In 2009 when we had our first TransParent Day there were no formal celebrations.

Empowering Maryland's New Trans Leaders
Equality Maryland kicked off the Transgender Leadership Academy (TLA) at the GLCCB on August 18. It is Maryland’s first class of exclusively trans or gender non-conforming people who wish to become leaders in Maryland’s progressive movements. This first class hopes to provide new skills, and sharpen existing tools, to broaden the trans leadership pool in the state, and develop the leadership skills to help boost their resumes.

Transgender Day of Remembrance Events
November marks several transgender events, perhaps the most important being November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance. This day we remember the lives lost to violence against transgender people. The day was founded in 1998 by activist and Gay Life contributor Gwendolyn Ann Smith, to memorialize the murder of Rita Hester in Massachusetts.

Sistas of the T
Monica Yorkman comes across as your average Baltimore grandmother: stylish flats, jeans and sweater set, and a too-young-to-be-a-grandmother sway. When our 90 minute conversation drew to a close, the discussion turns fondly to her “grand-babies” and preparations for their pending sleepover.

Transgender Resources
The following transgender resources are available in the Baltimore, Maryland area:

Hope Grows for Trans
The health care needs of transwomen, transmen, gender-queer, and others who do not conform to society’s gender norms are often overlooked by conventional health care organizations.

Report details abuse against gay community
Cristina, a transgender Latina woman, said police arrested her when she left a Jackson Heights club with her boyfriend early one morning. They assumed she was a prostitute.
Study sheds light on police 'trans' abuse in New York area

Access Denied
Bureau of Labor and Industries investigates after hangout closes doors to transgender customers

Upper Merion unanimously bans discrimination
Although it is still legal in most of Pennsylvania for an LGBT person to be fired for his or her orientation, one local town last week took a decisive step against discrimination.

Nicaragua reporta cinco crímenes por homofobia en 2012
La Procuraduría de la Diversidad Sexual de Nicaragua, dependencia de la Procuraduría para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos, reportó que en el país han sido asesinadas cinco personas homosexuales en lo que va de 2012
Preocupa incremento de abusos contra opciones de la diversidad sexual