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terça-feira, Janeiro 22, 2013



[Portugal]
Gender Identity in the Portuguese Criminal Code
The Portuguese Parliament approved a revision of the Criminal Code which finally enshrines "gender identity" as a category of discrimination that requires attention by the law.
Portugal passes trans hate crime law

[Brazil]
Escola de Samba inaugura banheiro GLS em quadra de Manaus
A escola de samba Grande Família, com maior torcida no carnaval de Manaus, inova ao criar banheiro exclusivo para o público GLS em sua quadra.

[Malta]
‘I’ve been fighting for a human right for seven years’
Every weekend, when Joanne Cassar gets ready to go out with her friends, she prepares herself to be stared at, insulted and pushed around by complete strangers.
In the past the 31-year-old, who underwent gender reassignment surgery nine years ago, has even been beaten up because of who she is. The latest violent episode was three years ago when she was at a carnival party in Gozo.

[Russia]
Russia moves to enact anti-gay law to protect minors from Western ‘homosexual propaganda’
Kissing his boyfriend during a protest in front of Russia’s parliament earned Pavel Samburov 30 hours of detention and the equivalent of a $16 fine on a charge of “hooliganism.” But if a bill that comes up for a first vote later this month becomes law, such a public kiss could be defined as illegal “homosexual propaganda” and bring a fine of up to $16,000.

[Australia]
Intersex councillor issues intervention against stalker
Former Hobsons Bay Mayor Tony Briffa has had a court intervention order issued against a person who has been "harassing and stalking" the local politican for the last 18 months.

[Australia]
Growing anger over religious exemptions
As a Senate committee prepares to hold public hearings in Sydney this week on Labor's draft national anti-discrimination laws, there’s growing outrage within the LGBTI community and elsewhere over the wide-ranging exemptions offered to religious bodies and other groups that will allow them to continue to legally discriminate against people on several grounds including sexual orientation and gender identity.
Intersex concerns over Australia's Anti-Discrimination Bill
Proposed law leaves intersex 'vulnerable'


[Australia]
Get Up! Australia launches Anti Discrimination Bill campaign
Australian human rights advocates launch campaign to protect LGBTQI rights in forthcoming Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill

[USA]
Jazz, Transgender Eleven-Year-Old, Says She Wants To Help Other Kids
Jazz, an 11-year-old transgender girl, says she want to help other transgender kids.
In an ABC profile aired this weekend, Barbara Walters looked at how puberty affected Jazz's quest to live as a girl.

[MI, USA]
EMU alum shares transgender journey
“She stands in the quiet darkness, this troubled woman bowed by weariness and pain like an autumn flower in the frozen rain, like a wind-blown autumn flower that never lifts its head again.”

[Venezuela]
Asesinado travesti y su pareja al oeste de Maracaibo
Aproximadamente a las 10 de la noche de este viernes ingresaron al Hospital Universitario de Maracaibo dun travesti y su presunta pareja con impactos de bala en la cabeza y en el tórax.


[Argentina]
Más que regalo, un derecho
Algunos medios informaron que en Rosario la Municipalidad comenzó a “regalar” hormonas. La Falgbt y las autoridades aseguraron que desde 2007 se ofrecen tratamientos hormonales, tal como lo prescribe la Ley 26.743.