26 August 2010

Late night reading (Montreal Gazette [Canada])

I was reading a story (before bedtime) on a British media website about a young "transsexual" whose colleagues would not accept her transition and who was fired from her job. (more above)

Bridges McRae pleads guilty in transsexual beating case (Fox)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - There was a change of plea for the former Memphis police officer accused of beating transgender Duanna Johnson while in custody. Thursday, Bridges McRae plead guilty, four months after a mistrial. (more above)

OUR VIEW: Ball hospital takes right action on tolerance (Star-Press)

Too seldom, the words "we're sorry" are absent from the lexicon of executives and public officials. (more above)

Singapore native act out the lives of Asian transsexuals (Mysinchew [Singapore(?)])

NEW YORK, Thursday 26 August 2010 (AFP) - The life of a transexual (sic) in Asia is limited to sexual work -- such is the searing viewpoint of Singapore native Leona Lo, who traveled to New York to present a first-person, three-act play on the subject. (more above)