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quarta-feira, outubro 09, 2013

Council of Europe adopts ground-breaking Resolution on Intersex Children
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe addressed for the first time bodily integrity of intersex children by adopting the Resolution on Children's Right to Physical Integrity (1952 (2013)).

Transgender mafia turncoat accuses brother in Amanda Knox retrial
A transgender mafia turncoat on Friday accused her own brother in court of the grisly murder of British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 at the retrial of Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-lover.

Trans Men Information Site Also Victim to “Administrative Measure”
Transsick-o, an information blog on trans men, was censored by the Presidency of Telecommunication. An “administrative measure” was put in place against the blog that covers a broad range of topics on trans men issues and news that include health care, military, law, and coming out.

Angola's transsexual UN ambassador
In a bold move, UNAIDS has gone ahead with a long-mooted plan to make Angola’s transsexual Kuduro star Titica one of its goodwill ambassadors.

[South Africa]
Transgender ID a hostile affair
If you've never gone without proper identification, it's easy to forget how often you're required to show an identity document in your everyday life.

Third gender to contest from Nawalparasi
As many as 180 candidates from 35 different parties‚ including independent candidates‚ filed their nominations at district election office‚ Nawalparasi‚ for the Constituent Assembly elections today. A third gender Gita Saithawar registered her candidacy from constituency 6 of the district.

Maharashtra organises first conclave for transgenders
More than 3,000 members of the state’s transgender community attended the first conclave organised by the state government at the Yashwantrao Chavan Centre at Nariman Point on Thursday, where chief minister Prithviraj Chavan assured social and political rights to the community.
Prithviraj Chavan's bag of assurances for transgendered leaves them high & dry
Transgender welfare panel on cards: CM
Development board for transgender community in Maharashtra

Centre to clarify if eunuchs can come under ambit of rape
The Centre has informed the Bombay high court it will come to a decision on whether the definition of rape under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code can be made gender-neutral so as to include eunuchs. Currently, the definition is restricted to cases involving women.

Helpline for transgender people launched in Chhattisgarh
"I think I am not normal as I feel attracted towards other men", "My family is pressurizing me to get married to a woman and have a family", "I feel isolated and depressed because of discrimination I face due to my sexual identity", "I have been sexually abused and I am too scared to confide this with anyone."

The battle for the bathroom
In June of 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the homophobic Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s hit song Same Love, featuring Mary Lambert, has more than 81 million views on YouTube.

[New Zealand]
Trans prisoners need access to HRT - group
A student-run justice advocacy group is welcoming the government’s impending improvements to trans prison policy, but says access to HRT is among other issues which need to be dealt with.

California University Sued for Expelling Student After Discovering She's Transgender
Domaine Javier applied for admission to the California Baptist University in Riverside to pursue studies in nursing after having attended Riverside City College for several years.

Students Rally Behind Transgender Professor At Azusa Pacific University (VIDEO)
Students rallied Wednesday behind a theology professor who was asked to step down from his position at Azusa Pacific University after coming out as transgender, NBC reports.
Students Rally Behind Ousted Trans Professor at Calif. Christian College

Lulú: el triunfo histórico de una niña transgénero
Esta semana, en Argentina, se hizo el cambio de cédula de identidad para Lulú, una niña de seis años de edad que nació como varón pero que desde que pudo hablar empezó a manifestarse como mujer.

Reparación por tantos daños
La medida fue concedida por la jueza Elena Liberatori, tras la presentación de varias organizaciones de la diversidad sexual. El beneficio se otorga en razón de los años de marginación y violencia que sufrieron.