Intersex

Where is the evidence?

Intersex activists and experts have spent at least 25 years disclosing and bringing to light strong evidence against unconsented and unnecessary medical interventions on intersex people. These interventions lack any sound evidence to support them and their rationales. In recent years, UN Treaty Bodies and many other human rights instruments and institutions have responded to […]

A Call for Urgent Change – World Mental Health Day 2018

On this World Health Day we call for urgent change. It is necessary to put an end to all medically unnecessary and personally unconsented “normalizing” procedures, but it is not enough. For that change to become real, it is also necessary to ensure intersex youth’s access to information, counselling, systematic and individual advocacy and support, positive representation.

How to be an Ally Guides

For International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), GATE created two resources, one on “How to be an ally to the intersex community”, the other on “How to be an ally to the trans and gender diverse community. This resource is available in Spanish and English, and we created an accessible version also, for those who cannot read the graphic easily. Está disponible en español e inglés.

World Health Day 2018

Today, on World Health Day, we call upon world leaders to commit to advancing health for all by moving towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC), as pledged in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 Agenda. This will ensure that everyone, everywhere can access quality health services without facing financial hardship. A commitment to Universal Health Coverage is a commitment to promoting inclusion and equality and ending human rights violations against trans, gender diverse and intersex people.

Press Release on The State of Intersex & Trans Organizing Reports

Global Surveys of Intersex and Trans Groups Reveal Critical Funding Gap Intersex and trans groups are fighting violence and discrimination around the world, but surveys reveal chronic lack of support from international funders NEW YORK, NY – Today, American Jewish World Service (AJWS), Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (Astraea) and Global Action for Trans Equality […]

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