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GATE is currently working under our Strategic Plan 2022 – 2026

Find out more about our areas of work, our programs and our project by clicking on the relevant links below.


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Human Rights

To advance trans, gender diverse and intersex people’s human rights

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To advance health rights and access for trans, gender diverse and intersex communities

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Movement Building

To strengthen trans, gender diverse and intersex movement


We have a number of programs that span several strategic areas.

  • Anti-Gender Movements

    Jump to a section » Calls for participation · Resources · UN Submissions · Publications · Videos · Articles Countering anti-gender movement opposition to trans, gender diverse and intersex (TDGI) communities The anti-gender movement is an international movement which opposes what it refers to as gender ideology, gender theory, or genderism (Kováts, Eszter, 2016). GATE is focused on increasing the capacity of trans, gender diverse… Read More »Anti-Gender Movements

  • Depathologization

    Trans, gender diverse and intersex people have been historically pathologized by psycho-medical and legal institutions. GATE is working internationally to advance depathologization, while ensuring all people’s full access to legal gender recognition, gender affirming healthcare and its coverage. We are also advocating for many human rights violations to be recognized as rooted in pathologization (e.g.,… Read More »Depathologization

  • HIV

    Trans and gender diverse and intersex people are still disproportionately affected by HIV worldwide; however, our access to information, to resources and to decision-making continues to be extremely limited. GATE engages in the international HIV response by challenging this historic exclusion and creating new opportunities for meaningful participation. We do this through: Projects CRG Strategic… Read More »HIV

  • Intersex Movements

    Seeding intersex politics to reforest sex monoculture and root diverse resistance Intersex people are born with diverse sex characteristics. On that basis, they face persistent abuses and violations of their human rights. GATE works collaboratively at the global level to create a world free from human rights violations based on sex characteristics by transforming the… Read More »Intersex Movements


Under each program we have a number of projects.

  • CRG Strategic Initiative Project

    GATE ‘s Community, Rights and Gender (CRG) Strategic Initiative (SI) project focuses on developing skills and building capacity of transgender communities to meaningfully engage with Global Fund processes in areas of HIV, malaria and tuberculosis. This two-year project, beginning in January 2018, includes ten countries: Myanmar, Nepal, India, Thailand and Vietnam from Asia; and Belize, Dominican… Read More »CRG Strategic Initiative Project

  • THRIVE Consortium

    The THRIVE Consortium comprises four regional and global organizations dedicated to promoting the human rights of trans people: EATHAN, GATE, TGEU, and UCTrans. The Consortium’s primary goal is to strengthen the connections among trans rights groups worldwide and develop a more cohesive international trans movement. This movement aims to counter anti-rights agendas, ensure that trans… Read More »THRIVE Consortium

  • Trans Men and HIV

    GATE is implementing a global project on trans men and HIV, focused on strengthening and generating knowledge to further their engagement in the international HIV response. Currently, there is very little awareness or inclusion of trans men in HIV platforms and this community is mostly ignored in HIV research data, all of which GATE intends to address… Read More »Trans Men and HIV