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segunda-feira, agosto 05, 2013

STP launches the Call to Action for the International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization and the Publication of a New Communiqué
STP, International Campaign Stop Trans Pathologization, announces the date for this year's International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization, which will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013, and invites, as in previous years, activist groups from throughout the world to organize demonstrations and other actions in support of trans depathologization.

'My penpal is serving life in jail and now he wants to become a woman'
A South Croydon woman has spoken of her close relationship with a life prisoner who is now having a sex change while in jail.
Would-be murderer to get sex change while serving life sentence
Violent inmate who tortured his step-mother's brother then boasted about freebies in prison is given £10,000 sex change on the NHS

Transgender to open saree shop
A transgender she is, Srinithi is now busy getting her saree shop ready for a modest launch on Saturday. Just 26-year-old, the MBA graduate init­ia­lly knocked on the doors of several companies for employment.

Vietnamese transgenders battle against bigotry
While Vietnam's gay rights movement is making significant headway in the fight for equality, the country's transgender community remains relatively marginalised.

Fa'afafine: An antinomy of gender roles not understood outside of Samoa
There are up to 3000 Fa'afafine – men raised as girls – currently living in Samoa. The Feed's Patrick Abboud investigates this complex and often misunderstood cultural phenomenon.

New LGBT and intersex protections come into effect in Australia
New LGBT and intersex anti-discrimination protections passed by the Australian Parliament earlier this year have come into effect, starting August 1

[New Zealand]
Georgina Beyer asks Kiwis to be live organ donors
A former MP is encouraging Kiwis to part with their organs, after joining the lengthy list of people waiting for a kidney transplant.

Trans activist, former Navy SEAL Kristin Beck: 'I'm on a new mission'
Kristin Beck, who retired from the Navy SEALS in 2011 and made national headlines by coming out as transgender, is in Atlanta this weekend visiting First Metropolitan Community Church where she will share her story at its Sunday service at 11 a.m.

Call for probe into death of Jamaica 'cross-dresser'
Human Rights Watch has called for Jamaican police to conduct a "thorough, impartial and effective investigation" into the killing of a 17-year-old boy reportedly wearing women's clothing.
Group: Jamaica must probe transgender teen slaying

[Costa Rica]
Madre transexual lucha contra el machismo
Era un niño de 4 años cuando supo que su mamá era transexual, usaba pelucas, se pintaba las uñas y su nombre real era Luis Gerardo Mairena.