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quinta-feira, abril 11, 2013

Rita Ribeiro como Angelina na peça "Gisberta"
Com estreia marcada para 1 de Maio, a actriz Rita Ribeiro representará o papel de Angelina, mãe da transexual Gisberta Salce Júnior, mulher transexual selvaticamente torturada durante três dias e atirada para um poço para morrer afogada, na peça “Gisberta”.
Rita Ribeiro regressa ao teatro como mãe de "Gisberta"
Actriz Rita Ribeiro interpreta a mãe de Gisberta no Teatro Rápido
… relembrar (sempre) gisberta…

Asia's gay rights activists plan UN strategy
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender activists from across Asia gathered in Nepal this weekend to plan strategies for overcoming problems in the region, including religion and culture.

Third gender citizenship
Makawanpur district administration office for the first time issued a citizenship card to a person identified as third gender on Friday.

Sexuality minorities assert their right to lead dignified life
“Do not treat us like aliens or second class citizens, we need equal treatment and a dignified life, which is possible only when society accepts us the way we are,” was the core demand at the two-day State-level convention of sexuality minorities, which started here on Saturday.

‘Government should provide job reservation’
Soni and Roopa, both in their thirties, are jubilant after gaining their new identity, which they had struggled for ever since they realised they were born with “dual identity.”

Psychiatry’s New Normal: ‘Transgendered’ Persons
The American Psychiatric Association drops ‘Gender Identity Disorder’ from its official classification of mental illnesses, as the drive for acceptance of sex-reassignment surgery advances.

New Federal Government Report on Hate Crimes
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released a special report, Hate Crime Victimization, 2003-2013. According to the report, approximately 234,979 hate crimes based on sexual orientation occurred from 2007 – 2011. The report also revealed that hate crimes motivated by sexual orientation increased from 2007-11, compared to 2003-06, from 16 to 18 percent.

Gender-identity clinic opens for children
'What's hard for some people to wrap their head around is that this condition actually exists,' pediatrician says

Kentucky Governor vetoes bill protecting right to act based on religious belief following lobbies by LGBT rights groups
The Governor of Kentucky has vetoed a bill protecting people from prosecution if their actions are “motivated by a sincerely held religious belief”, which human rights campaigners warned would promote discrimination against the state’s LGBT community.

Smith College policy on transgender applicants draws scrutiny online
As the Huffington Post reports, a Woodbridge, Connecticut high school student is drawing attention to Smith College's policies regarding transgender applicants, claiming her application to to the women's school was unfairly rejected after being held to an 'impossible' standard.
Smith College Rejects Transgender Applicant Thanks to Shitty Admissions Policies

VICTORY: Radical transgender bill stopped in Maryland!
Just like in Massachusetts, next step in Maryland after "gay marriage" was a radical "transgender rights" bill.
Transgender Bill Dies in Committee

Mississippi school under fire for alleged bullying of LGBT students by staff
A school in Mississippi has come under fire following claims that its LGBT students are frequently harassed by staff as well as other pupils, with the potential for a lawsuit to follow if no remedial action is taken.

Grant High converts restrooms for transgender students
Complaints from transgender students at Grant High School prompted administrators to create new restrooms.
Tough choice for some made easier with unisex bathrooms
Grant High's transgender students get unisex bathroom option
Oregon High School Creates 6 Gender-Neutral Bathrooms to Protect Transgender Students
Oregon high school introduces unisex toilets for transgender students
Ore. high school creates gender-neutral restrooms for transgender students
Unisex Bathrooms
Oregon high school creates unisex bathrooms for its transgender students