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Welcome Morgan!

Global Action for Trans* Equality wishes to warmly welcome and announce our newest member of staff: intersex issues specialist, Morgan Carpenter. Morgan  has recently joined GATE to support our work on intersex issues, to help us build bridges with the intersex movement, and to ensure that GATE fulfills its mission by addressing bodily diversity issues
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TDoR 2016. A Message from GATE

Trans people are defined in many ways – by our gender identities, our gender expressions, our personal experiences of embodiment, our interactions with medical and legal systems, our positions on transgressing or preserving sexual difference, and more.

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Día de la Visibilidad Intersex 2016. Un mensaje de Mauro Cabral

Buenos Aires, 26 de octubre de 2016 Querids amigs de GATE, En este Día de la Visibilidad Intersex quiero conversar con ustedes como alguien que no solo es Co-director de GATE, una organización fuertemente identificada con el movimiento trans, sus objetivos, sus luchas y sus valores -sino que es también una persona intersex. Cuando nací
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IAD2016: A Message from Mauro Cabral

Buenos Aires, October 26th 2016 Dear GATE’s friends, On this Intersex Awareness Day I want to talk with you as someone who is not only the Co-Director of GATE -an organization strongly identified with the trans movement, its goals, struggles and values –but also an intersex person. When I was born 45 years ago, as
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Que sea verdad

Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE) se une hoy a esta edición anual del Día de Acción por la Despatologización Trans haciendo un llamamiento mundial para poner fin a la violación sistemática de nuestros derechos humanos.

Making It True

Today, Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE) joins this annual Day of Action for Trans Depathologization by making a global call to end the systematic violation of our human rights.

Welcome Abhina!

Global Action for Trans* Equality wishes to warmly welcome and announce the newest member of staff, Abhina Aher, who recently joined GATE to lead the organization’s HIV/AIDS programs and advocacy. Abhina is a transgender woman and Hijra residing in New Delhi, India who has been engaged in transgender and HIV advocacy for two decades. Most
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Good News, But Not Enough: Human Rights Issues in the ICD Reform Process

An article published last week by The Lancet Psychiatry reported on the outcomes of the field study performed in Mexico on the proposed category of Gender Incongruence.1 Those outcomes provide clear evidence-based confirmation: trans-related categories must be removed from the ‘Mental and behavioural disorders’ chapter in the International Classification of Diseases. 

Declaración de GATE sobre el Mandato OSIG en Naciones Unidas

DECLARACION DE GATE SOBRE EL MANDATO OSIG EN LA ONU  El 30 de junio de 2016 el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas aprobó una resolución histórica creando EL mandato para un* Expert* Internacional para la protección contra la violencia y la discriminación basadas en Orientación Sexual e Identidad de Género (OSIG).