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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).

GATE Statement on the UN SOGI Mandate

On June 30, 2016, the United Nations Human Rights Council approved a historic resolution creating a mandate for an International Expert on Protection against violence and discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) applauds this new UN mandate, which has the potential to bring more attention to gender
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Declarations Alone Will Not End AIDS: Populations Most Impacted Must Be at the Center of the International HIV Response. Global Action for Trans* Equality Statement on the United National High-Level Meeting to End AIDS

NEW YORK, 9 June 2016 – United Nations delegates and civil society representatives from around the world convened in New York this week for the 2016 United National High-Level Meeting to End AIDS. The central focus of the High-Level Meeting has been the adoption of a universal political declaration focused on ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic
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  “The inferno of the living is not something that will be; if there is one, it is what is already here, the inferno where we live every day, that we form by being together. There are two ways to escape suffering it. The first is easy for many: accept the inferno and become such
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GATE Statement on the International Trans Day of Visibility 2016

Today, March 31st, Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) calls for collective and critical reflection as we honor the Transgender Day of Visibility. Undoubtedly, individual and community visibility has been a key strategy to build trans* social and political movements. Visibility has played a central historical role in the ongoing work to transform our material
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Comunicado de GATE en el Día Internacional de la Visibilidad Trans 2016

GATE convoca hoy, 31 de marzo, a una reflexión colectiva y crítica en ocasión de celebrarse un nuevo Día Internacional de la Visibilidad Trans. Indudablemente, la visibilidad individual y comunitaria ha sido y es una estrategia fundamental para la construcción de nuestros movimientos sociales y políticos. Esa visibilidad ha jugado también un rol histórico central
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