For the first time at the United Nations, a cross-regional group of 28 countries has called for laws and policies that allow legal gender recognition
At the close of the 47th Human Rights Council and the 5th UN Trans Advocacy Week*, we have seen a significant increase in diplomatic missions engaging with issues relating to trans rights.
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.
Organisations from across the world have signed a joint statement and Call to Action to join with us in working together to fully dismantle pathologization. Trans identities are formally de-psycho-pathologized in the ICD-11.
More than 50 intersex-led organisations and groups from every region of the world have signed a joint statement to the World Health Organization condemning the repathologisation of intersex variations as “disorders of sex development” in the WHO International Classification of Diseases 11 (ICD-11), and medical classifications that promote early surgical intervention to “fix” intersex bodies.
Today, GATE is very proud to release the publication Gender is not an illness. How pathologization violates human rights law. This paper was conceived and produced as a contribution to the ongoing process of depathologizing trans and gender diverse people through the reform of classification systems, legal frameworks and social attitudes. Read More »Press Release: Gender is not an illness
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… Read More »Press Release on The State of Intersex & Trans Organizing Reports