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quarta-feira, maio 22, 2013

Travestis e transexuais poderão ter nome social em documento em SP
Projeto de lei propõe que travestis e transexuais tenham nome social, e não o do registro civil.

Roundup of developments at the Parliamentary Assembly's April session
Find here a summary of the developments at the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly's April session related to LGBTI issues.

Trans people forced to be sterilized across Europe
Council of Europe tells 29 member countries coerced sterilization of transgender people is a major human rights abuse, urges action

El Constitucional reconoce la pensión de viudedad a un transexual
El fallo es especialmente relevante porque la muerte de su pareja de hecho se produjo antes del cambio legal que reconoció ese derecho a relaciones análogas a las del matrimonio
El TC reconoce la pensión a una transexual por la muerte de su pareja de hecho y sin hijos

Transgender Europe calls on Minister Burton to Act Now
Executive Director of TGEU Dr Julia Ehrt writes to Minister Joan Burton, calling on her to uphold her commitment to progressing Gender Recognition legislation for Ireland.
Irish trans people's right to their identity delayed by a year
Trans community has “waited long enough” for gender recognition

Activists slam police raid on nightclub as ‘hate crime’
Activists protested in front of the judiciary in Beirut Tuesday calling for “accountability for hate crimes” following last week’s raid of Ghost, a nightclub in the Beirut suburb of Dikwaneh, that resulted in the detainment and alleged harassment of a transsexual patron and several others.
Activists protest against arrest and abuse of gays

Transgender fights odds to become IAS officer
Swapna (23) nurtures a dream like many other youngsters – a dream to become an IAS officer and serve the society.
She has the will power and perseverance to get it realised. But the government policy stands in her way. She would be allowed to write the civil service exams conducted by the Union Public Service Commission only if she were a woman.

An RJ, a transgender: Meet the unusual contenders in Karnataka polls
From a Radio Jockey to a former policy wonk, there are some unusual contenders in the battle for Karnataka. Some candidates are contesting from parties that don't have much of a footprint, but they're all united in wanting to change the political landscape and give voters an alternative.

Gender identity dismissed in girl’s bid to join all-boys soccer team
An online petition is asking an Annapolis Valley soccer association to allow a seven-year-old girl to play on an all-boys team because she self-identifies as a boy.
Family happy daughter can play on boys’ soccer team

Trans Murder Remains Unsolved
One year after her violent shooting death on a downtown Oakland street, those who knew Brandy Martell are preparing to remember her and call attention to her killing, which hasn’t been solved.
Memorial held for transgender woman killed last year

Trans Student Petitions After Being Rejected by Women's College
A group of students will deliver a petition with 4,000 signatures to administrators of all-women Smith College after the college refused to consider the application of a transgender student.
Smith College group petitions to open admissions to transgender women after college refuses to consider male-to-female applicant

Duke hikes fees to provide sex-change surgery to students
The private university, located in North Carolina, follows Brown and other universities in offering coverage for the controversial operation.

Transgender rights groups hope to get GENDA bill to Senate floor
Juli Grey-Owens, Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition executive director and member of the New York state Transgender Rights Coalition, alongside members of the Interfaith Impact of New York State are urging lawmakers to pass legislation this session that will protect transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.

Police Identify Man Found in Pond
Police investigating a body found in a pond released the man’s identity at a press conference Monday afternoon.
Olmsted Township police ID man dead in pond, tied to concrete block/steel pipe as Carl Acoff Jr.
Family Speaks Out After Body in Pond Identified
Brutal slaying marks the end of Cleveland man's fight for acceptance
Body of oddly dressed man found in Olmsted Township pond identified

Vermont Orders Insurers to Cover Gender Reassignment
Vermont regulators have issued a mandate that insurers operating within the state cover all medically necessary procedures for transgender people, including gender-reassignment surgery.
Vermont Requires Insurers To Cover Transgender Healthcare Needs

Noche travesti en el Teatro Nacional
Transexuales celebran Miss Nicaragua Gay 2013

Having sex after gender reassignment surgery is ‘satisfactory’ for most says new study
Eighty percent of male-to-female (M2F) people in the study engaged in sexual intercourse following surgery with most achieving orgasms. However, 40% reported eventual complications, some requiring additional surgery. It should be noted that the rate of complications declined during the 13 year study period — likely due to surgeons becoming more experienced doing the procedure.