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Meet Erika Castellanos, our new Director of Programs!

GATE welcomes today Erika Castellanos, who is joining us this week as our new Director of Programs.  Erika is a trans woman from Belize and recently moved to the Netherlands. She has been engaged in trans and HIV advocacy at the local, regional and international levels.

GATE Message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

Today is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. On this day, GATE condemns the mutilation of young girls and women to fit religious, social or cultural norms. We also condemn all forms of genital mutilation and, in particular, genital mutilation of intersex infants and children. Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM) is routinely performed
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Announcing GATE Leadership Changes for 2017

The GATE staff and board have been hard at work over the past two years to expand and strengthen the organization and its strategies. As part of our new strategic plan, we are excited to share some important news about upcoming senior leadership changes and new job opportunities with you. After 18 months serving as
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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 Querid*s amig*s 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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