During HRC47, UN Trans Advocacy Week 2021 partners made a statement in support of the IE SOGI’s report “The Law of Inclusion”.
Statement by Trans Advocacy Week 2021 partners during the Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to Health.
For the fifth year in a row, trans & gender diverse activists globally will come together for Trans Advocacy Week at UN Human Rights Council.
As vaccines are rolled out globally, testing remains a critical way to manage and monitor COVID-19 outbreaks.
Join us on June 23 at 3pm CET for UN Trans Advocacy Week Side Event on defending the lives of transgender women.
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 the line is also needed […]
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 country had been asking the […]
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”. Coming from the UK […]
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 in! If you identify as […]
Every May 17, the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) is celebrated in commemoration of the World Health Organization (WHO) announcement in 1990 that homosexuality would no longer be listed as a mental disorder in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). In 2019, the same announcement was finally made for trans and gender diverse […]