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segunda-feira, abril 08, 2013

‘Salve Jorge’: Transexual na vida real vive traficada que tem a promessa de ser operada na Turquia
“Sabe o que é uma pessoa passar a vida inteira presa dentro de um corpo errado?”, dizia o texto da primeira aparição da atriz Maria Clara Spinelli em “Salve Jorge” na última semana. Era uma confissão agradecida a Wanda (Totia Meireles), que, para aliciar Anita, sua personagem, prometeu à travesti uma cirurgia de mudança de sexo. Em menos de um minuto, Gloria Perez resumiu o sentimento de uma parcela excluída da população que Maria Clara conhece bem por ter enfrentado a tal operação.

Entidades sociales, políticas y sindicales apoyan la ley integral de transexualidad para Andalucía
En el acto convocado por la Asociación de Transexuales de Andalucía los representantes de Entidades Sociales, Políticas y Sindicales han mostrado su apoyo al borrador del “Proyecto de Ley para la no discriminación por motivos de identidad de Género y de reconocimiento de los derechos de las personas transexuales”

London: Trans woman told to use New Look changing facilities ‘out of hours’
Fashion chain New Look has responded to allegations that a trans woman was refused use of their changing rooms at a store in Brixton, south London.

TENI's Submission to the Constitutional Convention
The Constitutional Convention was established last year with the aim of examining several issues referred to it by the government which may require constitutional change.

Jubilation greets transsexual marriage announcement
MGRM and aditus foundation welcome the government’s decision to drop its objection to Joanne Cassar’s claim to the right to marry.

Vienna takes action to improve conditions for transsexuals
The city of Vienna has published a brochure, Trans*Identitäten, that deals with questions relating to the rights and correct treatment of transgender people.

Govt delays sex change surgeries
Sruthi, 23, is pinning hopes on a quack at Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh to end her year-long wait to "transform" into a woman.

Rs.1,000 monthly for transgenders in Delhi budget
The Delhi government on Wednesday announced a monthly assistance of Rs.1,000 for the transgender community.
Delhi budget: Rs 1,000 monthly for capital’s transgenders

LGBTI people closer to greater protection in Australia
A new Sex Discrimination Act will be introduced this week in parliament in Australia, but it still includes religious exemptions

C-279 passes the House
C-279, the transgendered rights bill, has passed the House of Commons with amendments by a vote of 149-137.
Transgender rights bill passes Commons vote, with help from 16 Tories
Canada House Approves Transgender Rights Bill Despite PM Harper’s Objection
MPs' approval of transgender rights bill C-279 called "huge step forward"
Canada’s House of Commons approves transgender rights bill
Egale Calls on Senate to Ensure Swift Passage of C-279 as MPs Stand Up for Trans People

Labor Takes the Lead on Equal Access to Transgender Healthcare
Access to affordable healthcare presents unique challenges to members of the LGBT community. This is especially true for transgender people.

Trans woman golfer hopes to compete professionally at age 62
A 62-year-old is hoping to become the first trans woman to play with the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), after years of being unable to compete as she struggled to accept her own gender identity.

Arizona House panel OKs softened transgender bill
An Arizona House panel late Wednesday approved a measure targeting transgendered people who want to use bathrooms of the gender they identify with, voting along party lines to advance a bill that protects business owners who bar the practice.
‘Show me your papers’ — before you pee
Amended bill could reverse Phoenix's new anti-discrimination laws
Supporters: New anti-discrimination rule good for Phx economy
Show your birth certificate before using that restroom

Proposal Attacking Trans Community in Arizona House
Last week, the Arizona State Senate passed SB1432, a bill that would establish a stronger Arizona State Board of Massage Therapy. The bill is now in the hands of the Arizona House of Representatives and our opponents are working to strike SB1432 and replace it with anti-transgender language.

School district responds to complaint from parents of transgender girl
A Colorado school district has filed a response to a discrimination complaint filed by parents of a transgender girl who has been denied access to the girls’ restroom at her elementary school.

Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking and the Mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs Announce Prohibition on Discrimination in Health Insurance on the Basis of Gender Identity or Expression
On Friday, March 15th, the Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB) issued a bulletin that prohibits discrimination based on gender identity or expression by insurance companies writing health insurance in the District of Columbia.
District Of Columbia Prohibits Insurance Companies From Discriminating Against Transgender People
D.C. Moves To Protect Transgender Residents from Insurance Discrimination
DC: Insurance Companies Can’t Exclude Transgender People!

UFC's Joe Rogan to Transgender MMA Fighter Fallon Fox: 'You're a F***ing Man'
Since being forced to "come out" to the mixed martial arts world, transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox has gained intense scrutiny for competing in the women's division.
Miesha Tate won't fight Fallon Fox
Fallon Fox and the Culture of Ignorance Within MMA
Miesha Tate would not fight transgender fighter Fallon Fox

'Gender-inclusive' housing coming to Roosevelt University
Starting this fall, gender-inclusive housing will be available to students at Roosevelt University, thanks to more than two years of hard work from the school's students and faculty.

UIC hosts open forum on transgender health
This month marked a historic first for the trans* community. March boasted the inaugural National Month of Action for Transgender Healthcare, a campaign co-sponsored by groups as diverse as Pride at Work, the Transgender Law Center, Basic Rights Oregon and the National Center for Transgender Equality. Our first “Trans* Month of Action” has seen events in San Francisco, Oregon and now Chicago, as trans* community organizer Rebecca Kling has worked with Erica Mott, Paul Escriva, Dion Walton and Hale Thompson to bring conversations on LGBT community health to the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Senate committee nixes transgender-equality bill
A Senate committee voted down a broadly supported bill prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity on Thursday, but advocates say they’ll keep fighting.
Transgender rights bill killed by committee

Transgender kids' rights in court
Even as a similar case unfolds in Colorado, the Boston-based Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders filed an appeal brief last week in the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on behalf of a "a transgender teen girl whose Orono, Maine elementary and middle schools removed her from the girls’ restroom because of her transgender status and forced her to use a staff-only, non-communal restroom in isolation from her peers."

Indigo Girls tell Womyn’s Festival to include trans women or else!
After giving the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival what appears to be ample time for the inclusion of trans women, the Indigo Girls have drawn a line in the sand and made it clear that this would be their last performance at the festival until they change their policy of excluding trans women.

Portland Pizza Shop Removes Anti-Trans Slur from Menu, Apologizes to Transgender Community
Lonesome’s Pizza, a downtown Portland shop, has removed a menu item that caused community members to accuse the business of transphobia and has apologized for any offense it may have caused.

Tras ocho años, Naamín Timoyco vota como mujer por primera vez
En la reciente consulta popular de revocatoria, la transexual Naamín Timoyco votó como mujer por primera vez tras aceptarse el cambio en su Documento Nacional de Identidad (DNI).

Un conductor de TV transexual, a punto de ser Defensor del Pueblo
San Carlos de Bariloche sigue dando que hablar en materia de política. Con su intendente Omar Goye en pleno proceso de destitución por los saqueos del 20 de diciembre, dentro de unas semanas podría nombrar a un transexual al frente de la Defensoría del Pueblo. Se trata del actor y conductor televisivo Miguel Angel Ruffa.