Viviane Vergueiro: Despatologizar é descolonizar

De acordo com os poucos dados que temos disponíveis, e com as redes de ativismo de que faço parte, a situação atual de pessoas trans no Brasil continua preocupante e se constitui como parte dos processos de genocídio trans no mundo. Nas intersecções de classe, raça e ocupação econômica, o líder global em assassinatos de
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Intersex Issues in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

From discussions at the Third International Intersex Forum in Malta, December 2013, a meeting of activists and experts took place in Geneva, in September 2014, on revision and reform of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) by the World Health Organization (WHO). The meeting aimed to develop a collective analysis of intersex issues in the
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We Are Unstoppable! GATE Statement on the International Day of Action for Trans* Depathologization

This year’s International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization comes with an unstoppable energy! Just yesterday Jonas Gunnarsson, the General Rapporteur on the rights of LGBT people at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, declared that, “Outdated classifications of diseases at national and international levels should be removed. Transgender people’s access to medical
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Sam Winter: Enhancing Lives by Depathologizing Trans

“I started working on trans issues at the end of 1999. I had been researching and working with children, their families and schools for 25 years and had become increasingly concerned that much of the research out there did not get used in classrooms, and even less had an impact on children’s lives.

Transitions at GATE

Dear Friends- We are excited to share some important updates about Global Action for Trans* Equality with you. As we previously announced, Justus Eisfeld recently left GATE to pursue other opportunities. Given Justus’ tremendous contribution to GATE’s work, his departure undoubtedly represents a political and institutional challenge for us. However, this transition also presents an
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Mauro Cabral receives the Bob Hepple Equality Award

Dear all, We are very pleased to share this press release from the Equal Rights Trust on the awards granted to Mauro Cabral (GATE Co-Director of Programs and Adovcacy) and Pragma Patel (Southall Black Sisters). Attached you can find Mauro’s speech of acceptance. Best regards, The GATE Team Mauro Cabral’s Acceptance Speech ***
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Leadership transition at GATE

Dear friends, When Mauro Cabral and I developed the idea for GATE – Global Action for Trans* Equality in 2009 neither of us could imagine what the organization has become since then. It all started with a dream – to take our experience working at the regional levels in Europe and in Latin America and
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