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domingo, Fevereiro 17, 2013

[Brasil]
Vereador se veste de mulher em protesto contra a homofobia
Em Cajazeiras (cidade a 476 km de João Pessoa, na Paraíba), o vereador Jucinério Felix (PTB) se vestiu de mulher para protestar contra a homofobia.

[Brasil]
Princesa Gay do Carnaval passa por cirurgia no quadril após ser jogada de passarela no RJ
O A Capa noticiou a brutalidade que sofreu a Princesa Gay do Carnaval, Melissa Freitas, que foi agredida e jogada do alto da passarela da Estação Padre Miguel na linha do trem, no dia 31 de janeiro.

[UK]
Police sent on transgender awareness course
Police officers will attend a course teaching them to ask transgendered people whether they would like to be known as a man or a woman.

[UK]
Transgender man tells jury he did not rape woman
A trangender man accused of raping a woman after showing her around an S&M dungeon has insisted to a jury he did nothing wrong.
Rape accused denies having "one last throw of the dice" before sex change

[France]
Etre élevé par un transsexuel n’est pas un problème pour la santé de l’enfant !
Le Centre d’étude et de conservation des œufs et du sperme humains (CECOS) de l’hôpital Cochin est le seul centre en France à répondre favorablement aux demandes de don de sperme émises par des couples où le futur père est…une femme devenue homme. Aux enfants nés de ces dons de sperme, le CECOS propose un examen psychiatrique et psychologique annuel.

[Ukraine]
Ukraine to ban discrimination against gays, says foreign minister
Ukraine’s foreign minister believes that a law prohibiting discrimination against gays will be adopted soon
Law prohibiting homosexual discrimination to be passed in Ukraine, Kozhara sure

[Canada]
New Campaign Advocates for Trans Healthcare in NS
A new provincial campaign is looking to get universal healthcare coverage for transgender Nova Scotians.

[USA]
More Than Healthcare: Transgender Prisoner Rights
Ophelia De'Lonta, a transgender prisoner, recently won an appeal of her lawsuit against the Virginia Department of Corrections for refusing to evaluate her for sex reassignment surgery. Along with Michelle Kosilek's similar win last year, it's a significant victory for trans prisoner rights. Still, the fight for equitable treatment of transgender people by law enforcement is about more than healthcare.

[DC, USA]
Deoni Jones's Legal Legacy
Family to file complaint in homicide case as mayor announces partnership with U.S. Attorney's Office

[FL, USA]
Fake Trans Doctor Arrested Second Time For Silicone Injections
In a bungalow room at the El Patio Motel in West Palm Beach, deputies say a man injected at least three people with silicone, aiming to increase the size of their buttocks, and then sealed the injection sites with Krazy Glue.

[IL, USA]
Lurie LGBT center launching Gender Identity Clinic
Go to Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, and you'll find one of the most HIV-impacted communities in the city. But look for free HIV testing services, and you might come up short.

[MD, USA]
Next up in equality fight: Transgender discrimination
After same-sex marriage win, advocates say time right in Maryland

[PA, USA]
National trans leader addresses post-DADT progress in Philly
The Scranton native is an Army veteran, a mother and a wife — and also a transgender woman leading the LGBT-equality movement in the military to its next level.

[PA, USA]
PAC to review emergency response issues in Morris case
The city’s Police Advisory Commission last week agreed to review its Nizah Morris file for possible clarification of emergency-response issues relating to the case.

[RI, USA]
Brown adds sex reassignment surgeries to student health insurance plan
Brown, Cornell, Harvard, Stanford, and Penn have many things in common. They are all elite colleges with diverse student bodies and reputations for being at the forefront of education and now, health insurance coverage for sex reassignment surgeries.
Fox (and Friends) Have Fun at Expense of Brown's Transgender Student Healthcare

[TX, USA]
Comprehensive healthcare for Dallas transgender employees is 'off the table'
Despite efforts by local activists, the city of Dallas likely won’t add comprehensive healthcare for its transgender employees this year.

[WI, USA]
Evon "Yung LT" Young: Remains still not found in gruesome murder of transgender rapper
Evon "Yung LT" Young, the 22-year-old transgender male rapper who has been missing since New Year's Day, is the alleged victim of a gruesome murder, according to Milwaukee authorities.

[Mexico]
Ante crímenes de odio, no hay indignación del colectivo LGBT: activistas
El reciente asesinato de un hombre gay a las afueras de un bar del Centro Histórico de esta ciudad no ha despertado la indignación del movimiento de la diversidad sexual, “no estamos haciendo nada, no hemos reaccionado”, coincidieron activistas de la sociedad civil.

[Mexico]
Ocurre el primer crimen de odio del año
La mañana de ayer, miércoles, fue encontrado el cuerpo sin vida de una persona de entre 20 y 22 años de edad, en un camino rural a Santa Isabel Cholula, a una media hora de la capital poblana.
Encuentran en Puebla el cadáver de un joven vestido de mujer; tenía el cráneo destrozado y huellas de tortura


[Mexico]
Construir el género: La transexualidad en la niñez
La condición transexual sigue siendo un tema polémico y complicado de entender.
De igual forma, es difícil explicarlo a la sociedad. Sin embargo, niños y niñas que viven
esta situación tienen cada vez más clara su identidad y luchan, algunos junto a sus familias, por que se respete su esencia, aun si no concuerda con el cuerpo biológico
con el que nacieron.

[Cuba]
Conversaciones con Mariela Castro Espín (4/4). Hay consenso de que homofobia y ‘transfobia’ son incoherentes con la Revolución
"Existe un consenso en la sociedad cubana para considerar la homofobia y la ‘transfobia’ como formas de discriminación que incoherentes con el proyecto emancipador de la Revolución”
Para Cuba identidades trans no son patología

[Ecuador] [Commentary]
Ecuador's Diane Rodriguez Poised To Make History
February 17 could see international trans history being made if all goes well for 30 year old psychology student Diane Rodriguez on election night.