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sábado, abril 06, 2013

Trans Murder Monitoring project reveals rise in reported murders of trans people
New figures released this month shows there were over a thousand recorded murders of trans people in five years

Travesti de 60 anos que alugava casa a prostitutas é morta em Piracicaba
Abelha foi assassinada por homens que se passaram por clientes do local.
Vítima cedia quartos de uma pensão no bairro Verde há cerca de 30 anos.

Fashion chain New Look tells trans woman fitting room is 'not for men'
Company policy appears to be misunderstood with transgender people told they will have to visit out of usual opening hours to use changing rooms at New Look

'Good luck to them, they've already lost'
Love Elfvelin, 22, who has said no to sex change surgery in part because he one day wants children of his own, says the two Christian Democrat MPs who want to continue sterilizing transgender Swedes won't get far.
Sweden debating transgendered fertility
Two MPs urge government to keep trans infertility requirement for gender reassignment

Majority of Russians hostile toward gays
The poll on attitudes to gay people by Levada independent polling agency comes as Russia's parliament is considering a bill banning "propaganda of homosexuality" among minors, which critics said could be used to ban any Gay Pride events.

Dubai police entraps and charges men with male prostitution
Emirates men stand accused of working as male prostitutes, local rights group slam police procedures
Two accused of male prostitution in UAE
Dubai Police track web ad to net male prostitutes in hotel sting

Transgender golfer gets game on at 62
Robert Lancaster was a topnotch Canadian golfer 40 years ago, leading Hamilton's McMaster University to two Ontario championships in the early 1970s and playing as a talented amateur in tournaments alongside such national icons as George Knudson and Moe Norman.

Bathroom battle heads to the state Capitol
Several weeks after the city of Phoenix voted to extend legal protections to transgender people, a new proposal at the state Capitol could make it a crime for them to go into the bathroom in which they identify.

California bill would require schools to allow trans students to use appropriate toilets and locker rooms
Under a newly introduced bill in California, schools would have to allow transgender students to use facilities and participate on sports teams which match their gender identity.

Victim found dead after report of shots fired
Orange County deputies are investigating a homicide after a transgendered female was found dead early Thursday morning.
Transgender victim shot, killed at mobile home park

Kate del Castilo, en el mundo transexual
La actriz mexicana estrenó en EU el filme “K11”. También terminó de grabar una webnovela y corrió en la Grand Prix de celebridades

El beso de la Barbarella
En Bolivia, dos fiestas enmarcan las celebraciones pascuales: el Carnaval, naturalmente, con sede principal en Oruro, y la Fiesta del Gran Poder, con cabecera en la ciudad de La Paz. Ambas fiestas son un ejemplo de sincretismo religioso y compleja integración intercultural que, ahora lo sabemos por La china morena, el libro de David Aruquipa Pérez, incluyen a las comunidades de travestis y transformistas.

Tanga para travestis, el invento de tres estudiantes de diseño de moda
Nada les importó a tres estudiantes de diseño de modas con tal de hacer realidad el sueño de crear una línea de ropa interior para transgeneristas.

Comunidad transexual clama contra la impunidad por ola de asesinatos
Varios colectivos de transexuales uruguayos, apoyados por organizaciones como Amnistía Internacional, clamaron hoy en el centro de Montevideo contra la impunidad por los seis asesinatos cometidos en contra de miembros de esta comunidad desde 2011 sobre los que la Justicia no tiene la menor pista.