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sexta-feira, dezembro 07, 2012

ATA considera una operación de “maquillaje” la decisión de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría
La Asociación de Transexuales de Andalucía – Sylvia Rivera (ATA), califica de “maquillaje” el anuncio que ha hecho público el órgano directivo de la Asociación Americana de Psiquiatría (APA) el pasado 1 de diciembre, quien anunció que el nuevo manual, la primera revisión a fondo en 20 años de los criterios diagnósticos más compartidos en el mundo de la psiquiatría. Se publicará en mayo de 2013 y en él, junto a otras modificaciones, ha desaparecido el término "Trastorno de la Identidad de Género". Solo conserva la "disforia de género", es decir, la angustia que sufre la persona que no se identifica con su sexo masculino o femenino.
DSM-5: Pessoas transexuais já não são consideradas doentes mentais
[Commentary] The End of Transgender as a Mental Illness
[Commentary] What's The 4-1-1 With The DSM-V And Trans People?
[Commentary] About that “GID is removed from the DSM” thing…
APA modifies Gender Identity Disorder diagnosis
Transgender no longer a ‘disorder’ in US psychiatry manual

TENI's Presentation before the Joint Committee for Education & Social Protection
Earlier today four TENI representatives made a presentation before the Joint Committee on Education and Social Protection. Following is the Executive Summary of Statements that was given to the Committee and will be forwarded on to Minister Burton.
Press Release: TENI calls for inclusive legislation before Oireachtas Joint Committee

Human Rights Commissioner Muižnieks urges Ireland to adopt Legal Gender Recognition
“It is my position that legal recognition of the preferred gender should not require infertility or compulsory medical treatment which may seriously impair the autonomy, health or well-being of the individuals concerned. Any requirement of a medical diagnosis should be reviewed with a view to eliminating obstacles to the effective enjoyment by transgender persons of their human rights, including the right to self-determination. Moreover, divorce should not be a necessary condition for gender recognition as it can have a disproportionate effect on the right to family life.” says Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Nils Muižnieks in a letter to Irish Minister for Social Protection Juan Burton.

Gender-Neutral Swedish Toys 'R' Us Catalog
Top-Toy teaches boys to be domestics (and hairdressers)

Filipino judges learn how to protect LGBT rights
Seminar organized by Philippine Judicial Academy and the US's Department of Justice teaches judges about LGBT rights

[New Zealand]
Trans/intersex passports policy becomes official
Internal Affairs’ more flexible passport policy for transgender and intersex people has come into effect.

[New Zealand]
Air NZ will not remove Nadzeya Ostapchuk joke
Air New Zealand will not remove a competition joke about disgraced Belarusian shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk, which has been slammed on social media as transphobic.

Transgender bill ‘isn’t necessary,’ concedes Canadian Human Rights Commission
A high ranking representative from the Canadian Human Rights Commission (HRC) told the Canadian Justice Committee last week that a private member’s bill that would afford special federal protection to so-called ‘transgender’ men and women “strictly speaking…isn’t necessary”.

Doctor testifies in transgender woman's Human Rights case
Finance Minister Michael Miltenberger is accused of discrimination

New TDSB rules ‘fantastic’ for transgender students
Things have come a long way for transgender students in the eight years since Jade Hines came out, she says.

MP’s transgender rights bill amendments include sports exemption, medical diagnosis
A Conservative MP wants to amend an opposition private member’s bill on transgender rights to exempt sport organizations from discrimination if they ban athletes from competing.

Born in the wrong body
The following is the first story of a three-part series looking at transgender in Northumberland.
Making a smooth transition

White House still withholding ENDA executive order
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday that President Obama is not currently planning to revisit the idea of issuing an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT workers at the start of his second term.

Transcode program trains job seekers for success
As software engineers, Adrienne Walker and Naomi Seyfer are used to taking information and turning it into action.

Transsexual woman -- 50 years old, 6 feet 8 -- debuts on Santa Clara junior college basketball team
As the buzzer sounds to announce the substitution, a handful of Mission College basketball supporters chant: "Gabbi! Gabbi! Gabbi!"

Boise approves new anti-discrimination law
Boise is now the second Idaho city to adopt an ordinance outlawing discrimination against a person because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Boise city council approves LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance
Boise Approves Gay Protections Law
Non-discrimination law passes in Boise
Nondiscrimination Ordinance Approved In Boise, City Council Cites “Civic Responsibility”
Boise City Council OKs anti discrimination ordinance

Ketchum moves toward anti-discrimination law
Ketchum took the first step toward passing an ordinance that would prohibit discrimination in on the basis of “sexual orientation” or “gender identity/expression” Monday when the Ketchum City Council unanimously approved the first of up to three readings of the proposed ordinance.

OU Students Rally for Gender Neutral Restrooms
What started out as a class project has grown into a movement to get gender neutral restrooms at Oakland University.

Changing The World Later In Life
At age 75 Charley Renee has come out as a woman. And if that weren't enough, she's speaking about the process to college and high school students and others in West Michigan.

Non-discrimination ordinance stirs controversy in Helena
A proposed Helena ordinance to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people from discrimination is gaining steam and drawing heated debate.

Online Petition Pushes For Transgender Policy In Nashua
An online petition asks the Nashua school district to establish anti-discrimination policies for transgender students.
Online petition with10,000 signatures asks Nashua schools to create transgender policy

Transgender NY'ers continue to win rights
Civil Rights groups are applauding the city of Syracuse for becoming the tenth municipality in New York state to adopt a transgender nondiscrimination ordinance.

20 TN organizations to rally in Memphis, Cookeville, Nashville for equality
Twenty organizations will hold rallies in Memphis, Cookeville and Nashville on Sunday, Dec. 9, calling for equality. Specifically the rallies are designed to urge President Barack Obama to sign an executive order barring job discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity by federal contractors and to call on the Tennessee General Assembly to end its legislative attacks on GLBT people ahead of convening in January.
TEP to Lead Statewide Equality Rally

Move over, Gisele: Transgenders break into Brazil’s much-hyped modeling sector
Walking the catwalk in a Brazilian bikini is a nerve-racking experience for even the most seasoned of models, but for Felipa Tavares it’s nothing short of terrifying.

Juez ordena traslado de transexual sin DNI a carcel de mujeres
Un juez federal de Córdoba ordenó hoy que una transexual sea trasladada desde una cárcel de hombres a la unidad penitenciaria 3 para mujeres, aunque aún no disponga de un nuevo DNI que exprese su identidad autopercibida.