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terça-feira, maio 21, 2013

Morreu Ray Manzarek, dos Doors
Músico tinha 74 anos e sucumbiu a longa batalha contra o cancro.

Poderosa! Lea T. recebe proposta de R$ 500 mil para posar nua
A modelo top e transexual Lea T. está requisitadíssima. A moça recebeu uma proposta de R$ 500 mil da revista Playboy para posar nua.

Spanish transsexual bags widow pension
A transsexual has won a ten-year-long battle to receive a widow's pension after she was repeatedly denied the right to one for not having had any children with her de facto partner.

GPs give sex swap drugs to kids of 12
Children as young as 12 are being prescribed sex change drugs by their GPs.

'Transgender Issues' after Apparent Suicide of Teacher Lucy Meadows, PCC to Advise Media
The UK Press Complaints Commission announced last week that it is working on new guidance related to "transgender issues."
In creating this guidance, the PCC said it plans to "consult with representatives of the trans community" and invites feedback from the public at

TENI calls for action following further delay in Gender Recognition legislation
TENI is calling for human rights allies and trans people to take action, following a further delay in the progress of Gender Recognition legislation. In the latest Government Legislation Programme, the expected publication date for Ireland’s Bill for Gender Recognition has been moved back to 2014. The Gender Recognition Bill remains on the ‘C List’, meaning that the Heads of Bill have not yet been approved by Government.

Danish scientists say they’re close to a breakthrough in finding a cure for HIV
Scientists and researchers at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark say they believe there will be a breakthrough in finding a cure for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) “within months.”
HIV cure breakthrough on the horizon

Turkish student says university cancelled LGBT conference
Student says Yeditepe University cancelled a conference on LGBT ethics organized by medical students

LGBTI refugees risk death, rape and sexual slavery in Kenya
Barry’s parents were murdered, his children were poisoned, and he has been repeatedly raped because of his sexuality.
“Everyone who has found out that I am gay has tried to kill me”

Chhattisgarh: Defying all odds, Ravina Biraha fights for transgenders
Ravina Biraha is a transgender who refused to live on the fringes and is fighting for dignity for her community. The taunts, the jeers and the humiliation, Biraha has experienced it all. But she prefers to define herself as the third gender.

Soon, special drives to help transgenders get voter ID cards
Chief secretary of state JK Banthia, during a meeting on Monday, asked the state’s collectorates to come up with strategies and hold special drives to help members of the transgender community and other marginalised groups acquire voter ID cards.

‘Child policy must include transgender as beneficiaries’
The national child policy which ensures the safety of children should include transgender among the beneficiaries to prevent harassment of children who suddenly undergo biological changes by the family members, a transgender writer, Priya Babu, has said.

[China/Hong Kong]
Rewriting legal marriage lines is talk of the forum
Hong Kong is behind Asian neighbors, including the mainland, in marriage laws that involve transsexuals, a member of the Equal Opportunities Commission told City Forum.

NSW govt wants intersex excluded from protections
A NSW government bid to have intersex excluded from federal anti-discrimination laws has provoked a strong response from activists and the Greens.

Transgender teen finds strength in hockey
Cory Oskam, 16, says hockey played a key role in his transition.
Maple Ridge transgender athlete becomes advocate for other teens

Oakland: Police ask for public's help on anniversary of unsolved killing
On the anniversary of her death, police are calling for new attention in the still-unsolved slaying of a transgender woman by asking the public for help in finding her killer.

Copwatch heading to Berkeley's City Council for answers re Kayla Moore's death in custody
It's been two and a half months since Berkeley resident Kayla Moore died in Berkeley Police custody, after what the police first reported as a call for a mental health evaluation.

Thousands petition to support transgender high school student
A transgender student at St. Pius High School has received international support in his battle to wear boy’s gown at his graduation.

State mandates health insurance for transgender patients
Leaders in the medical and LGBT communities are celebrating a new health bulletin they say will require insurance companies to cover “medically necessary services” for transgender Vermonters — a mandate that will include gender-reassignment surgery.

Miss Gay Nicaragua impulsará refomas legales en defensa del gremio
Un travesti de 18 años ganó la corona Miss Gay Nicaragua 2013 con la misión de luchar contra la discriminación y promover la defensa de los derechos de este colectivo con "cambios reales en la legislación", informaron los organizadores.