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domingo, março 24, 2013

El SESPA, condenado a facilitar a una transexual una operación de cambio de sexo
El SESPA ha sido condenado a facilitar a una transexual asturiana una operación de cambio de sexo en un centro público o privado, según ha podido saber TPA noticias. La sentencia, del Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Asturias, revoca una anterior del juzgado de lo social número 3 de Oviedo.

Trans teacher Lucy Meadow's death turns town against press
Primary school teacher suffered 'monstering and harrassment' after stories about her were published in newspapers
Muerte de un profesor transexual

Trans activists protest against police transphobia
UK's transgender community protested against anti-trans police actions following claims officers violently handled a transgender woman in the heart of London's gay quarter

Sexchange woman still husband before the law
An Italian court on Monday upheld an appeal from a Brazilian transgender immigrant whose residency was revoked after he became a she in a sex-change operation.

Maharashtra to constitute transgender welfare board soon
Breaking the jinx of gender insensitivity in India, a formal recommendation for a dedicated board for the welfare of transgender community would be made to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan soon. The Maharashtra government is also making efforts to educe a sensitisation programme for police, doctors and even teachers.

Transgenders petition collector for free housing titles in Madurai
A group of transgenders from Madurai district petitioned the district collector Anshul Mishra urging to facilitate housing titles to them. They have applied for free housing patta for 20 transgenders last year, which are yet to be approved, they said.

12-yr-old castrated, forced to be part of eunuch group
When their missing son came back home after six months, his family was unable to decide whether to celebrate his return or grieve his plight. Their son Apurva Singh (name changed) was a victim of forced castration, carried out by a group of eunuchs.

Accused in Lapuz murder returns to court in March
The man accused of murder in connection with the Sept 29 death of a New Westminster transgender woman will return to Provincial Court March 13, at which time a date will be set for a preliminary hearing.

Parejas del mismo sexo y personas transexuales, incluidas en la ley estadounidense de violencia contra las mujeres
El Congreso de Estados Unidos ha aprobado la renovación de la Ley de Violencia Contra las Mujeres (VAWA, Violence Against Women Act), aprobada por primera vez en 1994, bajo el mandato de Bill Clinton, y prorrogada ya en dos ocasiones. Esta vez, sin embargo, lo hace con una importante novedad: entre otros grupos minoritarios, han sido incluidas como beneficiarias las víctimas de violencia en el seno de las parejas del mismo sexo (de hombres y de mujeres) y las personas transexuales.

Calif. lawmaker seeks rights for transgender students
A California lawmaker has introduced legislation aimed at guaranteeing that transgender students have the right to use public school restrooms and participate on sports teams that correspond with their expressed genders.
Measure ensures transgender rights
Bill Will Ensure the Success and Well-being of Transgender Students

Family of transgender first-grader Coy Mathis launches petition
Kathryn and Jeremy Mathis, parents of six-year-old Coy Mathis from Fountain, Colorado, have launched a petition asking Coy's school to allow her to go back to using the correct bathroom.

Yale Considers Paying For Students’ Sex Change Surgeries
One of the oldest and most renown universities in America is considering joining the ranks of other learning institutions that provide insurance coverage for sex change surgeries.

Perkins: LGBT-Inclusive Schools Will Have 'Teenage Boys Invading Girls' Locker Rooms'
Conservative activists are in an uproar over a new transgender-inclusive policy in Massachusetts [PDF] designed to prevent gender identity-discrimination in schools.
Tony Perkins: Tolerating LGBT students means ‘boys invading girls’ locker rooms’

[Latin America]
Latin America’s violence against transgender women hinders HIV efforts
HIV prevalence among transgender women in Latin American countries is significantly higher (35 percent) when compared to the HIV incidence among the rest of the female population (less than 1 percent), reports the Huffington Post UK.
Transgender Latin Americans face violence, bigotry