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segunda-feira, agosto 12, 2013

All around Asia, LGBT people are calling for equal rights
Events in Burma, Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Singapore Vietnam and India for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO)

One in two LGBTs in European Union face prejudice or hate
Lesbians, young people and poorer people face highest levels of discrimination and harassment in survey of 27 EU members states plus Croatia
EU: One in two LGBT people discriminated against, new study finds

Councillor undergoes sex change to live as a woman at 65
A councillor has undergone a sex change to become a woman at the age of 65.

Ukraine: New report reveals endemic homophobia
Homophobia has reached endemic levels in Ukraine, a new report launched by Amnesty International revealed today.

Real change comes only when our family accepts us: transgender
In an effort to change the popular perceptions and get rid of the stigma, the transgender (TG) community came together to organise a three-day festival — Mupperum Vizha —which started at Gandhi Museum on Friday.

Taiwan upholds transgender marriage
Taiwanese authorities have agreed to uphold the marriage status of a local transgender couple, reversing a previous official decision in a ruling activists said would help the bid to legalise same sex marriage.

Korean transvestite bust in Yokohama a Japan first
Kanagawa Prefectural Police on Sunday announced the arrest of three transvestite Korean nationals for allegedly offering sexual services in Yokohama’s Naka Ward, reports the Sankei Shimbun.

Looking into transgender community welfare
The Penang state government’s appointment of a committee on July 5 to look into the welfare of the transgender community came has a surprise to many but it is in the right direction for other state governments and parliament to follow.

Peer groups stand behind bullied Philippines transgender beauty queen
‘Queen of Queens’ Francine Garcia caught in a smear campaign after photographs purportedly showing her in the buff go viral

Texas Man Claims He Lived 34 Years As Transgender Woman, Topless Dancer
Many were puzzled when the story of an ABC News anchor’s three-month stint as a transgender woman broke earlier this week. The decision to transition is not one that should be made in haste, so what would prompt someone to essentially transition twice in one summer?

Hospital Sued Over Unnecessary Surgery On Intersex Baby
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against South Carolina and medical professionals charging that they violated the constitutional rights of an intersex baby.
Hermaphrodite's Adoptive Parents Say Surgery Was Unnecessary

En Tabasco asesinan a mujer transexual
El lunes pasado el cadáver de una mujer transexual que este año fue galardonada como la “Flor Gay de Teapa” fue encontrado en estado de putrefacción al interior de su negocio, la estética “Michell”. Al respecto, Héctor Bocanegra policía integrante del área de Seguridad Pública y Tránsito del Ayuntamiento de Teapa, municipio de Tabasco negó que fuera un crimen de transfobia “en todo caso son crímenes pasionales”.
Asesinan a puñaladas a Flor Gay en Teapa
Asesinan a 'miss gay' de Teapa
Asesinan a puñaladas a "Flor Gay" en Teapa

Transgender teen killed by mob as country addresses long-standing discrimination
Dwayne Jones was relentlessly teased in high school for being effeminate until he dropped out. His father not only kicked him out of the house at the age of 14 but also helped jeering neighbors push the youngster from the rough Jamaican slum where he grew up.