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sexta-feira, setembro 06, 2013

Deputados querem barrar mudança de sexo pelo SUS
Se depender de membros do Legislativo, a iniciativa do Executivo sobre a cirurgia de mudança de sexo pelo Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS) não acontecerá. Miguel Martini (PHS-MG) protocolou na Mesa Diretora da Casa um projeto de decreto legislativo que interfere na identidade sexual de milhares de pessoas: a realização do chamado “processo transexualizador” – ou cirurgia de mudança de sexo – por meio do Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS).

Transexual o indisciplinado
Daniel está sin trabajo desde el día 15 de agosto. En una persona de 25 años, que se haya quedado en el paro no sería noticioso si no fuera por las circunstancias de su caso. Porque Daniel es un chico transexual, y el despido le fue comunicado el 15 de agosto, a la vuelta de vacaciones, nueve meses después de que comunicara a la dirección de Nuevo Futuro-Sirio, la ONG en la que trabajaba como enfermero-educador (sic) del turno de noche desde el 8 de febrero de 2011, su intención de cambiar de sexo, y después de rechazar varias veces la propuesta de dejar el puesto para hacer el proceso.

Transsexual wins state-paid sex change op
Spain's Supreme Court has forced the government of Galicia to pay for a sex change operation in a landmark ruling.

Islamic trans woman: Wiltshire Mosque asked ‘inappropriate questions’ and discriminated against me
A trans woman who recently converted to Islam has criticised elders at a Wiltshire mosque for refusing to acknowledge her gender identity, although the mosque has denied this allegation and say she is welcome to return at any time.

Hungarian neo-Nazis court Russia as inspiration for attacks on gays
As Russia's presence on the international stage asserts itself over Syria crisis, Jews feel the heat while homosexual communities continue to despair

Oman's government sues newspaper over story about gays
The government of Oman is suing the editor of a weekly tabloid, state news agency ONA said on Thursday, after suspending it from publication for running a story about gays in the Gulf Arab state.

Being Transgender in Kuwait: “My Biggest Fear Is a Flat Tire”
On a warm evening in late April 2013, I was sitting at a Starbucks in Kuwait City across the table from a thirty-one year old woman. Even though “Reem” had undergone male-to-female surgery almost a decade earlier, legal barriers prevented her complete transition to womanhood.

HRC Joins Over 40 Organizations in Call for Improved Media Coverage of Transgender Community
It is time for journalists and media outlets to cover the transgender community with the dignity and respect that they deserve.
Journalists: Commit to Fair and Accurate Coverage of Transgender People, including Pvt. Chelsea Manning
Equality Matters To Journalists: Improve Coverage Of Transgender People

Manning Asks for Presidential Pardon
Transgender Army private Chelsea Manning asks President Barack Obama to pardoned her from a 35-year prison sentence.

Support for California prison hunger strike
At a short rally before the march to Oakland’s city jail, Janetta Johnson, representing the Trans GenderVariant Intersex Justice Project, stated, “Transgender prisoners are placed in the SHU based on the fact that they are transgender. It’s punitive.” The solidarity activists then marched down to the jail chanting, “Close the jails! Free them all! Tear down the prison walls!”

Hundreds expected for Southern Comfort trans confab
Almost 1,000 transgender people and allies from around the country are expected to gather in Atlanta Sept 4-8 for the 23rdannual Southern Comfort Conference, one of the largest and oldest events of its kind.

Portland bar owner must pay $400,000 for kicking transgender patrons out of bar
A Portland bar owner will have to pay a $400,000 fine for kicking out a group of cross-dressers whom he says were ruining his business.

Homecoming rule stirs transgender debate at Pa. high school
Kasey Caron didn't plan on making a grand political statement at Richland High School's homecoming ceremony, in this Pennsylvania city 70 miles from Pittsburgh.

[Costa Rica]
Transsexual MOPT Worker Appeals for Right to Wear Women’s Clothes
Being the victim of constant ridicule from his fellow workers for wearing women’s pants, a man named Sanchez working for the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT), decided to rely on the law and file a “recurso amparo” (appeal) with the Constitutional Court.

Transexuales quieren cuota mínima de cupos en el empleo público
Una delegación de la Unión Trans del Uruguay solicitó a los legisladores que impulsen un proyecto de Ley para que el Estado reserve una cuota de sus puestos de trabajo para transexuales.
Comunidad transexual pide cuotificación laboral en el Estado