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trans Depathologization

It’s Time for Action – Trans Depath Day 2020

A year ago, trans depathologization made a decisive step forward when the World Health Assembly confirmed what we always knew: being trans is not a pathology. We also knew that, decisive as it was, that step was far away from the end goal.

Joint Statement on ICD-11 process for trans & gender diverse people

The ICD-11 is to be voted in at the 72nd World Health Assembly. After moving trans-related categories out of the Chapter on Mental Health, the next steps in the process include getting rid of the remaining pathologizing language and advancing towards legal depathologization and universal health coverage.

WPATH, Listen!

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Declaration of the II Activists’ Delegation to the International WPATH Symposium in Buenos Aires

In November 2018, 50 intersex, trans and gender diverse activists and allies from more than 20 countries participated in the second Activist Delegation to the International WPATH Symposium in Buenos Aires. Prior to the symposium, the Activists’ Delegation held their own meeting to share, plan and strategize on depathologization worldwide.

The meeting was particularly significant in a context strongly characterized by social and institutional violence against intersex, trans and gender diverse people, and the global rise in attacks from religious and political movements against the so-called “gender ideology”.

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Activist Delegation to 25th WPATH Symposium

Akahatá, GATE, ILGA World and TGEU have brought together 50 intersex, trans and gender diverse activists from around the world to Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 25th WPATH Symposium from 2-6 November 2018. We will be sharing information during the WPATH Symposium about our engagement and actions, so please follow GATE’s social media for updates.