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sexta-feira, Novembro 09, 2012

[International]
TGEU presents TMM TDOR 2012 update on November 14th
To help activists in better preparing the TDoR 2012 Transgender Europe (TGEU) will publish the TMM TDoR 2012 update including statistics, maps and a name list on Wednesday, 14 November 2012 on the TvT website:
www.transrespect-transphobia.org/en_US/tvt-project/tmm-results/tdor-2012.htm

[Brasil]
Perdi a confiança, diz Beth
Psicóloga, presidenta do Fórum de Transexuais de Goiás e primeira diretora do Conselho Estadual da Mulher (Conem) a ter sido transexual, Roberta Fernandes de Souza, ou Beth Fernandes, como é conhecida, hoje tem 45 anos. Ela revela ter feito resignação sexual no Hospital das Clínicas de Goiânia. A paciente teria feito oito cirurgias, segundo relatou em entrevista ao DM, mas depois de não terem sido feitas correções necessárias para que o órgão sexual tivesse um aspecto normal, desistiu do tratamento oferecido pelo Serviço Único de Saúde (SUS).

[Brasil]
Travesti é assassinado em Araraquara
Na madrugada desta quinta-feira, (08-11), por volta das 3 horas, uma moradora da Avenida Albert Einsten, no Parque São Paulo, em Araraquara-SP acordou após ouvir seis disparos de arma de fogo.


[Brasil]
Museu da Diversidade que fica no Metro República vai ser aberto com exibição gratuita de filmes do Festival Mix Brasil
Laerte protagoniza curta no 20º Festival MixBrasil que será exibido no Museu da Diversidade

[Brasil]
Bárbara Aires, a transexual que produziu ‘Amor & Sexo’, estreia como atriz em peça de teatro
Depois de produzir o programa Amor & Sexo, da TV Globo, a transexual Bárbara Aires vai estrear na carreira de atriz. Ela se ingressou no grupo Teatro no Teatro, no Rio de Janeiro, dirigido por Isabella Secchin e Luís Otávio. E, agora, vai estrelar a peça Tchekhov em Contos no dia 19 de novembro, no Teatro do Leblon.

[Brasil]
Setorial LGBT da CSP-Conlutas promove campanha pela reintegração de transexual à Sabesp
A transexual Jacqueline Stephannye Dal Bello Silva foi demitida, no dia 10 de setembro de 2012, após trabalhar 14 anos como empregada pública na Sabesp do bairro de São Miguel, em São Paulo. Stephannye procurou o Setorial LGBT da CSP-Conlutas para pedir ajuda e denunciar que sua demissão foi motivada por Transfobia (discriminação contra as pessoas transexuais e transgêneros).

[Ireland]
Ireland, where it's okay to be gay but tough to be trans
When Richard Kohler was nine he witnessed the transformation of a country. He was born in 1980 in the German Democratic Republic and his parents were active in the movement that helped bring down the Berlin Wall. Accompanying his parents to demonstrations instilled in him what he calls a heritage. “It showed me how a very strong but determined crowd could change the world,” he says.

[France]
Exclusif : un travesti péruvien retrouvé mort et brûlé en forêt de Roumare près de Rouen
Un prostitué d'origine sud-américaine, âgé d'une trentaine d'années, a été découvert mort en bordure d'un chemin forestier dimanche matin à Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville, près de Rouen (Seine-Maritime). Son corps était partiellement dénudé et brûlé.
Urgent: l'autopsie du travesti découvert mort et partiellement brûlé confirme l'asphyxie
Qui était Cassandra, travesti à Rouen


[Sweden]
Court Overturns Rape Case Decision
Sweden's Göta Court of Appeal overturned a previous decision in a rape case in which the victim was a transgendered woman. The October 2012 decision was issued a year after the crime and changed the July 2012 Örebro District Court determination in the case. In the appeal decision, the accused was sentenced to imprisonment for 15 months and ordered to pay compensation of SEK40,000 (about US$6,000).

[Sweden]
Group demands payout for forced sterilizations
Swedish rights organization RFSL is demanding Sweden pay damages to sex change candidates forced by law to undergo sterilization in order to qualify for gender corrective surgery.

[Kuwait]
Kuwait trans woman narrowly escapes arrest at beauty salon
A Kuwait beauty salon refused to treat a woman and her trans friend, when they protested the police arrested the woman while the trans narrowly escaped

[India]
All-India transgender meet in Panaji
An all-India ‘mela’ (meet) of the transgenders (Hijras) will be held here in the city from November 15 to 17.

[Australia]
WATCH: It's Not About The Sex
Formally known as Anna Guy, this Sydney-based transman is filming his transition as he becomes the person he always knew he was – Andy Guy.

[Australia]
Carmen’s memory inspires Trust to sizzle for hope
Volunteers with the Carmen Rupe Memorial Trust (CRMT) will be a familiar sight throughout Sydney's suburbs and at hardware shops over coming weeks as they conduct fundraising sausage sizzles at Bunnings stores while also raising the visibility of the city’s transgender population.

[Canada]
Ottawa restaurateur is found guilty of defaming citizen reviewer
Elayna Katz made it perfectly clear to the waiter that she didn’t want olives on her pasta. But that’s what she got. And peas and celery were substituted for asparagus on another dish. Plus the service was slow.
The final straw came when the waiter asked her to pay for two entrées, including a dish she’d returned.

[USA]
ADF: Transgender issue putting youngsters at risk
Parents are outraged that a Washington state college is allowing a middle-aged, transgender man to use a women's locker room where he has exposed himself to girls as young as six.

[IA, USA]
Zion UCC hosts conversation on gender
PFLAG director will share story of transgender daughter.

[KS, USA]
Salina & Hutchinson repeal anti-discrimination protections
Voters in Salina and Hutchinson decided on the fate of ordinances protecting people from discrimination based on their sexual orientation on Tuesday.
Discrimination protections overturned
Gay-rights measures fail in Hutch, Salina


[NH, USA]
With state representive win, Laughton state’s first openly transgender lawmaker
Overshadowed by the wave of historic results that emerged from Tuesday’s election, including women taking the governor’s office as well as two congressional seats and making New Hampshire the first state with an all-female delegation, was another bit of history.

[NY, USA]
Activist discusses transsexual challenges
Writer, civil rights activist and professor Jennifer Finney Boylan gave a fun and insightful speech about her experiences living a transgendered life Nov. 1 in the Union Ballroom.