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Depathologization

It’s Time for Action – Trans Depath Day 2020

A year ago, trans depathologization made a decisive step forward when the World Health Assembly confirmed what we always knew: being trans is not a pathology. We also knew that, decisive as it was, that step was far away from the end goal.

World Mental Health Day 2020

On World Mental Health Day, GATE joins the international call for universal access to mental healthcare and its coverage, to dismantle all human rights violations in psycho-medical institutions, and to ensure access to rehabilitation, truth and reparations to victims of such violations.

Intersex People and the Right to Truth

The right to truth is a key component of intersex people’s human rights. Read more about how you can support the intersex movement in our Right to Truth Briefing.

Universal Health Coverage Toolkit

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day is held annually on 12th December. GATE invites you to share our campaign to raise awareness about the necessity of UHC particularly for trans, gender diverse and intersex communities.

The Road to Hell: Intersex People, Sexual Health & Human Rights

For Intersex Day of Remembrance, we call upon the international community to join intersex-led efforts to put an end to human rights violations in medical settings and to make the right to truth, justice and reparations a reality for intersex people everywhere.

Petition to the Congregation for Catholic Education

The Congregation for Catholic Education released a document titled “Male and Female He Created Them” that contains deeply problematic language on gender issues, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and children’s rights. Sign our Petition against this blatant reproduction of ignorance, fear and hate.

Joint Statement on ICD-11 process for trans & gender diverse people

The ICD-11 is to be voted in at the 72nd World Health Assembly. After moving trans-related categories out of the Chapter on Mental Health, the next steps in the process include getting rid of the remaining pathologizing language and advancing towards legal depathologization and universal health coverage.