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quinta-feira, julho 25, 2013

Travestis, transexuais e mercado de trabalho: muito além da prostituição
Resumo: Travestis e transexuais tem sido objeto de diversos estudos no Brasil desde há pelo menos vinte anos (Barbosa, 2010; Benedetti, 2005; Bento, 2008; Duque, 2005 e 2011; Garcia, 2007; Kulick, 2008; Leite Jr, 2011; Miskolci, 2009 e 2012; Pelúcio, 2009; Terto Jr, 1989; Ventura, 2010; dentre outros).

Rio: com silicone estourado, travesti é rejeitada pelo SUS
Musa gay do carnaval carioca, a travesti Barbara Sheldon está passando por grave problema de saúde! Na última sexta (19/07), ela feriu um de seus seios e, com isso, abriu um buraco na pele por onde sua prótese de silicone começou a vazar.

NSWP Statement in Response to the Murder of Dora
In Response to the Murder of Dora, NSWP Condemns the State Endorsed Denial of Human Rights of Sex Workers in Turkey

Yesh Atid minister derails Labor bill against transgender discrimination
Labor Party: Rejection of bill harms LGBT community, health minister betrays public for credit.

Malaysia senator says gov should ban male actors from effeminate roles
Senator Rohani Abdullah argues in parliament that the Malaysia government should do more to crackdown on male actors playing effeminate roles on TV

Thai still suffers from attack
A Thai transvestite is still suffering from pain and trauma more than two weeks after being assaulted with a hockey stick and an iron rod by four youths.

Forced intersex surgery ‘genital mutilation’
A Senate inquiry has heard that intersex people, including children and newborn infants, regularly undergo unnecessary surgery and hormone therapy at the urging of doctors and medical staff.

Cross-dressing gay teen hacked, stabbed to death by Jamaican mob
A 17-year-old gay teen was hacked and stabbed to death by a mob in Jamaica on Monday night.
Jamaican cross-dressing teen ‘chopped and stabbed’ to death by mob
Cross dressing teen killed by mob

Transgender troops still serve in silence
As the military begins to embrace gays and lesbians, one group feels left out: transgender troops.

Trans advocate Kara Hays clarifies, speaks out against sensational media coverage
In July of last year, trans advocate and aspiring actress Kara Hays shared with the Daily Mail her experiences growing up and coming out as a trans woman in the southern Bible Belt. She spoke passionately about the lack of acceptance she encountered in her small, conservative high school and her difficult path to acceptance with her parents. During the interview Hays briefly mentioned that her idol and inspiration was pop singer Britney Spears, whose strength helped her through depression and difficult times.

Mich. town approves LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance
A southwestern Michigan community has approved an ordinance that would ban discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices.

Arin Andrews and Katie Hill, Transgender Teenage Couple, Transition Together
A pair of teenagers from Oklahoma might seem like your typical young couple, but their love story is unlike many others. The transgender couple actually transitioned together.

A Speak Out and Vigil has been scheduled to honor Diamond Williams, a trans woman of color who was murdered in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia last week.
She plied a dangerous trade
Loved Ones Celebrate Life of Slain Transgender Woman
Slain transgender woman strived to climb out of addiction
150 gather to remember slain transgender woman