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    Malaysia Transgender Group Lose Challenge Against Law Associated Press Thursday Oct
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 27, 2012
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      Malaysia Transgender Group Lose Challenge Against Law

      Associated Press

      Thursday Oct 11, 2012

      KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Malaysian court on Thursday dismissed an attempt by a group of transsexuals to challenge a law that bars Muslim men from wearing women’s clothes.

      http://www.edgeonthenet.com/?137901

       

       

      Canada: New birth certificate rules for transgender people in Ontario

      by Staff Writer, PinkNews.co.uk
      12 October 2012, 6:46pm

      Transgender people in Ontario can now amend their gender on their birth certificates without first having to undergo gender confirmation surgery.

      http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2012/10/12/canada-new-birth-certificate-rules-for-transgender-people-in-ontario/

       

       

      NCTE’s Voting While Trans Campaign Fights Voter Suppression

      by Holly  Grigg-Spall

      EDGE Contributor

      Thursday Oct 25, 2012

      The National Center for Transgender Equality has launched Voting While Trans, an awareness campaign that will prove vital in the coming weeks. The program aims to educate transgender people and poll workers on the potential for misunderstandings, confusion and discrimination at the voting booths in November. It also helps to counter voter suppression tactics directed at presumed Democratic demographics, which have the potential to impact the trans community’s right to vote.

      http://www.edgeonthenet.com/?138371

       

       

      12th annual Intersex Awareness Day marked around the globe

      by Scott Roberts
      26 October 2012, 2:25pm

      Campaigners are marking Intersex Awareness Day, which is taking place on Friday.

      http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2012/10/26/12th-annual-intersex-awareness-day-marked-around-the-globe/

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