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Take Action on The State of Intersex & Trans Organizing

AJWS, Astraea and GATE invite intersex and trans activists, organizations, allies, funders and donors to join in and take action in response to the global state of intersex and trans organizing.

First-ever survey of trans* and intersex advocacy organizations reveals glaring need for support, partners

FIRST-EVER SURVEY OF TRANSGENDER AND INTERSEX ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS REVEALS GLARING NEED FOR SUPPORT 

Survey conducted by Global Action for Trans* Equality and American Jewish World Service shows groups face significant lack of funding

 

NEW YORK, NY / BUENOS AIRES, Argentina –Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) and American Jewish World Service (AJWS) released today the results of the first-ever survey of transgender and intersex groups around the world in a new report, The State of Trans* and Intersex Organizing. The report is being presented on January 28 during the International Human Rights Funders Group’s 2014 San Francisco Conference.

The survey of 340 organizations documents the deep discrimination and multiple challenges facing trans* and intersex people and the organizing that they are leading worldwide to win their human rights. It also shows the significant funding shortfall facing trans* and intersex groups and the challenges and obstacles they face in obtaining resources to carry out their work.

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Gender Identity and Human Rights (in 2 pages)

This publication is a two page summary of Gender Identity and Human Rights laws and violations globally, drawing on the Yogyakarta Principles definition of gender identity.