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quinta-feira, janeiro 17, 2013

Grupo de travestis lança calendário com referências religiosas no CE
'Translendário' gerou polêmica em 2012 ao associar travestis e religião.
Lançamento das 12 páginas do calendário ocorre nesta quarta-feira (16).
Calendário 2013 com travestis fazendo santos provoca polêmica

Fuzilado: Travesti é executado com cerca de 30 tiros
Um travesti foi fuzilado com cerca de 30 tiros, enquanto fazia programa, próximo a avenida José Bastos, no Bairro Rodolfo Teófilo.
Trans woman murdered near Fortaleza, Brazil
Brazilian transsexual murdered

Government to remove ban on issuing insults
A Lords amendment proposing to drop “insulting” behaviour from Section 5 of the Public Order Act, which has been used by lawyers to prosecute both homophobic religious preachers and gay rights campaigners, has won government approval.

Barry Dearlove rape trial latest
A 32-year-old transvestite has told a jury he went back to a transsexual's flat after a "girlie night out" at a Worcester pub but denies raping her.

Hate crime charity criticises Julie Burchill for writing ‘transphobic hatred’
Hate crime Charity Galop has become the latest LGBT organisation to criticise Julie Burchill for writing a highly offensive article about the trans community in last weekend’s Observer newspaper.
[Commentary] In defence of Suzanne Moore
[Commentary] Julie Burchill's 'Transsexuals' Article Is a Triumph for Liberal Hypocrisy
[Commentary] Airing controversial views is the great skill of Julie Burchill's career - and something the Observer should never shy away from
[Commentary] ‘Sugar Rush’ Writer’s Bigoted Transphobia Published
[Commentary] Newspaper hides its trans hate

"When my husband told me he wanted to be a woman I was relieved": One couple's incredible story
Linda was 21 when she met Andy in their local pub in 1988, but 25 years later she is supporting him through a sex change
As Linda Woodhouse and Kirsty Cass chat over a cup of tea, they look like friends enjoying a gossip.
Kirsty’s front room is filled with memorabilia of her favourite ­fashion icons such as Marilyn Monroe. A giant, stuffed Minnie Mouse gazes at a dressing table decorated with a pink feather boa.

Mandatory Sterilization of Transgender People Officially Ends
Sweden officially ended its forced sterilization policy for transgender people undergoing gender transition surgery procedures.
[Commentary] Sweden eliminates forced sterilization of transgender people

'It feels great to be a man' says China's 1st openly transsexual man
"It feels great to be a man and I’d never regret having the sex change treatment,” said China’s first openly female-to-male transsexual person seven years after his operation.
38-year-old Geng Zi, from Ningxia, was born a woman - Geng Lanjun.
In March, 2005, he had a mastectomy and had his vagina, uterus and other female sexual organs surgically removed at Xiamen’s Zhongshan Hospital. He legally became a man one year later.

Drag show angers Cairns community
An indigenous LGBTI leader and a prominent transgender activist were angered by a “tasteless” and “racist” drag performance at the recent Out! Cairns New Year’s Eve party.

Australia to keep anti-gay discrimination to protect ‘freedom’ of religious groups
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has reportedly given her word to religious groups that they will have the “freedom” under a new rights bill, to discriminate against gay people, and other people deemed sinners.
Anti-discrimination bill sidelines LGBTI people
Government won’t budge on religious exemptions
Australian Christian Lobby says PM will allow them to discriminate against gay people

Prominent psychiatry expert: ‘no such thing as transgender’
A Toronto psychiatrist, Dr. Joseph Berger, is saying that trans people working for equal civil rights are just appealing to people’s emotions rather than stating scientific facts.
Psychiatry expert: ‘scientifically there is no such thing as transgender’

Fox News criticised for using a photo of Mrs Doubtfire for trans health story
Fox News has been criticised for using an image of Mrs Doubtfire, Robin Williams’ fictional character from the 1993 film of the same name, in a story about transgender inequality on its website.
Fox Nation Uses Image From "Mrs. Doubtfire" To Mock Transgender People

Transgender health coverage ordered in Oregon, Calif.
A California publisher says state run health exchanges under ObamaCare may force taxpayers to fund social agendas, such as abortion and treatment for transgenders.

Kellen Bennett, Transgender Man, Sues Alliant International University for Alleged Discrimination
A transgender San Francisco man is suing his former school, alleging he was mistreated after disclosing his sex-reassignment.

Vicco, Ky., Is Smallest U.S. City With LGBT Rights Law
The small Appalachian town of Vicco, Ky., has become the smallest municipality in the U.S. to approve an LGBT nondiscrimination law.

AWOL Transgender Woman Discharged From Marines After 31 Years
A transgender woman who went AWOL from the Marines 31 years ago will be issued a discharge with honorable conditions from the military.

Historic women's school discusses transgender students
The oldest women's college in the country is trying to figure out how transgendered students may fit into its mission to educate students.

Speaker urges transgender acceptance
Lilian Briggs spoke about her life story and being transgender to a classroom full of students Tuesday night.

Representatives From Private Club Accused Of Discrimination Against Transsexual Enter No Contest Plea
A plea was entered on Tuesday in the city’s first-ever gender-identity discrimination case.
Attorneys for Columbus Hospitality LLC, managers of the private downtown Capital Club, appeared in court.
The company faced a charge of unlawful employment practices against 53-year-old Savanna DeLong, who is in the process of becoming a transsexual.

2013 Keystone Conference
Welcome to the Fifth Annual Keystone Conference, "A Celebration of Gender Diversity," hosted by TransCentralPA in Pennsylvania’s capital city of Harrisburg! You are in store for an informative, inspirational and joyous time among members and supporters of the Transgender community at the lovely Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel.

Philly Facility Pioneers Gender ’Transition’ Surgery
One of the more pressing and emotional topics in the fight for LGBT equality is health care and how the community’s rights are violated due to this inequality. Hospital visitation rights, joint insurance capabilities and medical discriminatory policies affect LGBT people and their families at the most difficult and upsetting times of their lives.

La historia de un periodista transexual obsesionado con la política
En junio de 1997, Mario Alonso Prado decidió hacer pública una certeza que lo aprisionaba en su interior: sacar a flote su lado femenino.

Continúan las amenazas panfletarias a la población LGBT del Caribe
La angustia, incertidumbre y el miedo que en 2012 se generó en torno a las personas lesbianas, gays, bisexuales y transexuales de la región Caribe con 12 documentos panfletarios que circularon en diferentes localidades de ésta región amanzanando directamente a las personas LGBT y declarándolas “objetivo militar”, parecen perpetuarse en este nuevo año de 2013.

Organizaciones, preocupadas por situación de comunidad LGBTI en Cartagena
Aunque la situación de América Latina en el tema de derechos LGTBI (Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales, Transgeneristas e Intersexuales) es positiva, hay casos y zonas en las que es de gran relevancia empezar a actuar, y uno de esos son las islas del Caribe y Cartagena de indias.

Sebastián del Pino luego de renuncia a Iguales: “Para el directorio nunca fue una prioridad una ley de identidad de género”
El ex coordinador de legislación de la Fundación Iguales dice que no quiere seguir hablando de su renuncia a la organización presidida por Pablo Simonetti. Sin embargo, mantiene que su decisión se debió, al igual que la partida de Valentina Verbal, a que las decisiones no se tomaban de manera democrática: “se tomaban entre tres personas que funcionan dentro del directorio que son Pablo Simonetti, Sebastián Gray y Alfredo Montaner y no se escuchaba a los voluntarios”.

Transexual destacó señal de RN para apoyar precandidatura
Valentina Verbal, precandidata a diputada por Renovación Nacional, RN, en el distrito 19, valoró el desafío que significa aspirar al cargo siendo transexual y representando a un sector más conservador. "Es una re buena señal para un partido de centro derecha", dijo."La derecha es más conservadora, lo reconozco", expresó la ex activista de Fundación Iguales. Sin embargo, calculó que el 90 por ciento de los militantes de Renovación Nacional son liberales en estos temas.