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sexta-feira, janeiro 11, 2013

Conheça Michelly Xis, transexual e a nova estilista queridinha das famosas no samba
É ela quem vai fazer a fantasia de Susana Vieira, Bruna Marquezine, Mirella Santos e muitas mais.

Transsexual woman accuses Post Office of discrimination
A transsexual woman has accused the Post Office of discrimination after she was unable to open a savings account.
Fiona Stewart, 62, changed her name from Stewart Emmett in 2008 and was diagnosed with gender dysphoria in 2009.
She later underwent surgery to become a woman and is on a course of hormone therapy.

Middlesbrough transgender rape victim relieved at having allegations against notorious killer Robert Black investigated
A transgender rape victim who claims she was raped by a notorious child killer has spoken of her relief over finally having her allegations investigated.

Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore refuses to apologise after accusations of transphobia
Journalist Suzanne Moore has taken to Twitter, and now written a second piece defending a previous article in which she said the perceived ideal body for a woman was that of a “transsexual”.
'I don't care if you were born a woman or became one,' says Guardian columnist

Campaign calls for end to trans doctor 'witch hunt'
British transgender community slams GMC investigation into Dr Richard Curtis, saying GP's London clinic is a 'lifeline' to patients seeking transition

House of one of the few open transsexuals in Kazakhstan burnt during New Year holidays
Ramil Khassanov from Almaty oblast famous for being the first Kazakhstan transsexual to openly talk about his sexual preferences in one of Kazakhstan's TV shows lost his housing and property to fire, KTK reports.

Actor crowdsources trans reassignment
An online campaign launched by a Sydney transgender activist is seeking to fund and film a documentary of the gender transition process. Transman and actor Andrew Guy released a trailer for the self-made documentary It’s Not About The Sex on crowdfunding site Pozible in November, detailing the surgeries, hormone therapy and challenges of undergoing the gender reassignment process.

Transgender Time Lapse Video Shows Three-Year Male To Female Transition
An incredible video that apparently shows a transgender woman's three-year transition from male to female is making the blogosphere rounds.
Un video de la transformación de un hombre en mujer es furor en Youtube

National Institutes of Health Issues Progress Report on LGBT Health Research
In 2011, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released the most comprehensive report to date on LGBT health, focusing heavily on the lack of adequate research and health data on LGBT populations. This month, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a progress report that surveyed what federally-supported LGBT health research has been done and what still needs to be done.

Grant named for Martell to help trans women
After last April's murder of Brandy Martell, the staff at TransVision, an East Bay HIV prevention and treatment program for transgender women, experienced a tragic drop in morale as they mourned the loss of one of their own peer advocates to a senseless act of violence.

Delaware panel eyes transgender discrimination
The governor's Equal Employment Opportunity Council is looking at the issue of workplace discrimination against transgender people in Delaware.

Double shooting being investigated as possible hate crime
Police are investigating whether a shooting in Sarasota Tuesday night was a hate crime, because one of the men shot is in the process of changing his gender to become a woman.

Transgender issues on LGBT group agenda
Governor Deval Patrick swore in new and returning members to the Massachusetts Commission on LGBT Youth Wednesday. While Massachusetts is considered a national leader at improving civil rights, members of the Commission say there’s still work to be done.
Coalition seeks trans rights

Non Discrimination Ordinances Spread Equality City by City
Michigan's legislators in Lansing may not be ready to step up and declare equality for the LGBT community, but across the state individual communities have been creating local ordinances that prevent discrimination and publicize that anti-gay bias is something they won't tolerate.

Trial date set in buttocks injection murder
A trial date has been set for a transsexual accused of administering a fatal cosmetics procedure in Jackson.

Transgender rights group forms
A newly formed grassroots group, Transgender Advocates of the Capital Region, will push for civil rights and social equality for transgender people.

Missing: Inside the Dashad Smith investigation
At the Preston Avenue Shell Station, a few blocks from the apartment Dashad "Sage" Smith last occupied on Harris Street, his name is familiar and his disappearance is on people's minds.

Fighting Back in Brazil
Violence mars Brazil’s ascendance, but activists and the government take action.

“Ser Valeria me llevó a ser secuestrada”
La primera travesti que recibió su documento rectificado fue aceptada como querellante en la causa que investiga delitos de lesa humanidad cometidos en el Pozo de Banfield y aportó detalles sobre los dos secuestros que padeció, entre 1976 y 1977.