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quarta-feira, fevereiro 13, 2013

Transgender crime in Devon and Cornwall 'taken seriously'
A support group in Cornwall has said the police force is starting to take hate crime against transgender people seriously.

Transgender man accused of raping woman
A man waiting for a sex change operation has gone on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting a woman.
Nadine Natasha Williams, 38, formerly known as Dean Williams, of Pontrhydyfen, Port Talbot, denies raping the woman in Neath on October 5, 2011.
Man waiting for sex change operation goes on trial for raping and sexually assaulting a woman

Wait for help ‘risks lives of sex swap patients’
The lives of sex swap patients are being put at risk by “horrendous” treatment waiting times, a charity has warned.
Troubled patients referred to NHS Lothian’s Gender Identity Clinic by their GP, whose lives are often in turmoil according to the Scottish Transgender Alliance, are being forced to wait 16 months for a first 

Op by unknown doctor was a world first
One of the most important episodes in the history of gender re-assignment surgery took place in Bristol during the Second World War say researchers on the LBGT project.
In 1942 a Bristol Royal Infirmary house surgeon carried out an operation on Michael Dillon – christened Laura Dillon – the first procedure of its kind in the world.

Guatemalteca es la primera transexual en lograr asilo en Dinamarca
La guatemalteca Fernanda Milán se ha convertido en la primera persona en lograr el estatus de refugiada política en Dinamarca al considerar las autoridades danesas que su vida estaba en riesgo en su país de origen por su condición de mujer transexual.
First transgender person granted asylum in Denmark
Fernanda Milan: Activism Works!
Translation of article about Fernanda Milan in Danish newspaper Politiken

Anna Grodzka, a primeira deputada transexual da Europa
Ela é o símbolo de mudança na cena política polaca, tradicionalmente conservadora e católica. Anna Grodzka, 58 anos, deputada pelo Movimento Palikot, conquistou o eleitorado jovem e quer fazer da Polónia um país mais tolerante
Polish Lawmakers Duck Vote on Transsexual Woman
Anna Grodzka, Polish Transgender Lawmaker, Loses Shot At Top Post
In the spotlight: Wanda Nowicka

Anti-gay 'propaganda law' is assault on freedom of expression
Russia’s Parliament has backed a bill which outlaws the “propaganda of homosexuality among minors” in a move that will restrict fundamental human rights and is in breach of the country’s international obligations to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people from discrimination, Amnesty International said.
Nordic Council condemns Russian anti-homosexual law
Russia's Past Is Ever Present: The "homosexual propaganda" ban is traditionalism at its worst

Thai tomboy students demand the right to wear pants
University students in Bangkok who identify as tomboy say it is unfair that they can't wear pants, when kathoey (trans women and gay men) can wear skirts

Slaying casts light on Hollywood's transgender prostitutes
Nathan 'Cassidy' Vickers, killed by a man police call the Western Bandit, was part of a world of transgender streetwalkers that has changed radically.

Trans Discussion Group: Health Care Reform
The DC Center hosts a transgender discussion group on the first Friday of every month. The next trans discussion group takes place Friday March 1st at 7:00 PM at the DC Center for the LGBT Community, 1318 U Street NW.

Mayor, city officials attend memorial for slain trans woman
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe, and Deputy Police Chief Diane Groomes were among a contingent of city officials who joined about 100 participants Saturday night in a memorial remembrance for slain trans woman Deoni Jones.
Jones, 23, was stabbed to death Feb. 2, 2012 while sitting at a bus stop near her home at East Capitol Street and Sycamore Road, N.E. A 56-year-old District man was indicted on a charge of first-degree murder while armed in connection with Jones’ murder.

Boston, transgender woman settle lawsuit
The city of Boston has agreed to pay a transgender woman $20,000 in exchange for dropping her suit against the officers who arrested her on disorderly conduct at a homeless shelter, in a case that highlights the department’s absence of written policies for dealing with transgender people.