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International ASSHH Conference
The 3rd Conference of the Association for the Social Sciences and Humanities in HIV (ASSHH) will take place between 6-9 July 2015 in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
FSSS Grants-in-Aid Program
The Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality has a Grants-in-Aid Program that provides up to $1,000 (per grant) to support scientific sexuality research in areas not likely to receive support from other sources.
Call for abstracts - SVRI Forum 2015: Innovation and intersections
The event will be hosted from 14 – 17 September at Spier 1692 Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa. It will bring together colleagues from around the world, under the theme of innovation and intersections, to present paper and poster presentations, special sessions and workshops, to discuss scientific and practical matters related to the prevention and response to sexual and partner violence. Deadline for abstracts: 30 April 2015.
Call for papers: Technoscience, bodies, gender and sexuality
In this number, we intend to publish papers based on empirical researches and/or theoretical approaches, which analyze how gender permeate the production of scientific knowledge, as well as its implications in the production of conventions and interventions about the issues in question. The submissions must be sent until February, 14, 2015.
Another facet of femicide
The high rate of unsafe abortion in Brazil is one of the challenges that recently re-elected President Dilma Rousseff must face in her second term in office. It is time to recognize that if keeping abortion illegal kills millions of women, it constitutes a form of femicide.
New Developments in the ICD Revision Process
GATE (Global Action for Trans* Equality) and STP, International Campaign Stop Trans Pathologization report that the World Health Organization (WHO) has published online its proposals on trans* health in the ICD-11 Beta Draft.
On the media

| Novos contraceptivos para homens prometem revolucionar controle de natalidade (29/01/2015 - O Globo - Brasil - )

| Congresso chileno aprova união civil para homossexuais (29/01/2015 - Exame - Brasil - )

| Pesquisa diz que 45% admitem fazer sexo sem camisinha, destaca G1 (29/01/2015 - Agência de Notícias da Aids - Brasil - )

| Ongs/aids se manifestam sobre campanha de prevenção do Ministério da Saúde (29/01/2015 - Agência de Notícias da Aids - Brasil - )

| Transexuais recebem homenagens no Dia da Visibilidade Trans (29/01/2015 - Agência de Notícias da Aids - Brasil - )

| Prefeitura de São Paulo dá bolsa para travesti completar educação básica (29/01/2015 - Folha de São Paulo - Brasil - )

| SUS passa a registrar dados de violência contra a população LGBT (29/01/2015 - Folha de São Paulo - Brasil - )

| Orientación sexual no es determinante para entregar un niño en adopción (28/01/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )

| Estado Islámico ejecuta a dos hombres, uno por ser homosexual y otro por insultar a Dios en Siria (28/01/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )

| "Si puta es ser libre...", la polémica campaña contra el feminicidio en Ecuador (28/01/2015 - BBC Mundo - América Latina - )

| Programada audiencia por discriminación en el caso del estudiante Sergio Urrego (28/01/2015 - Semana - Colombia - )

| Taxistas usam aplicativos de celular para assediar mulheres (22/01/2015 - Terra - Brasil - )

| Restaurante é condenado por repreender beijo gay; casal foi à Justiça e receberá R$ 20 mil (22/01/2015 - Agência de Notícias da Aids - Brasil - )

| Deputadas se unem para atuar em bloco contra o machismo na Câmara (21/01/2015 - El País - Brasil - )

| Nueva York propone ampliar normas contra abuso sexual en las universidades (17/01/2015 - El Espectador - Colombia - )


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