Written by Mauro Cabral Grinspan, Executive Director of GATE Sex and gender are two quite different words. Their meanings are quite different. The line that exists between them is there to remind us of that difference and, in some cases, of the contradiction and even opposition between them. However, that...
GATE campaigns globally for trans, gender diverse and intersex equality.
We give voice to and empower communities affected by issues of gender identity, sex characteristics and bodily diversity by creating critical knowledge, providing organizational resources and forging connections with UN bodies, networks and key organizations.
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GATE believes in the emancipatory power of trans, gender diverse and intersex activists.
We provide our communities with support, technical capacity and knowledge to enable them to politically mobilize on issues of gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics.
We produce and share critical knowledge, advocate for increased and more accessible funding for community-led efforts, monitor key international processes and facilitate community activists’ engagement with these processes.
We are committed to being fully accountable to our communities, to fighting for all forms of emancipation, justice and reparations, and to supporting activists’ development and wellbeing.
Written by Mauro Cabral Grinspan, Executive Director of GATE “What if someone says I am Napoleon?” This and other similar questions were publicly asked by Argentinian legislators back in 2012 when they were discussing the proposed Gender Recognition Law. It wasn’t a new concern: psycho-medical and legal experts in the...
What if someone says “I am Napoleon?” On trans people and self-determination
Written by Mauro Cabral Grinspan, Executive Director of GATE Something happened yesterday at the IDAHOT Forum 2021. More precisely, at the “High Level Ministerial Panel on LGBTI+ Rights Across Europe”. When asked about the process on the Gender Equality Act, the UK representative, Kemi Badenoch, responded: “we don’t believe in...
Self-Identification is Not a Matter of Belief
Trans participants wanted! GATE is urgently looking for trans and gender diverse activists to participate in a short online survey questionnaire to help us develop best practice guidelines on the inclusion of trans and gender diverse people in the development of HIV National Strategic Plans. This is where you come...
SURVEY: Urgently seeking experiences of trans engagement in NSP processes
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