Press Releases

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 www.transactivists.org gate@transactivists.org Mauro Cabral’s Acceptance Speech ***
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Declaración de GATE en el Día Internacional por la Eliminación de la Violencia contra las Mujeres

GATE convoca hoy a una nueva conmemoración del Día Internacional por la Eliminación de la Violencia contra las Mujeres. Notamos con profundos rechazo y preocupación que las mujeres trans* continúan siendo uno de los blancos más constantes pero invisibles de la violencia generizada, la cual golpea con particular virulencia contra las trabajadoras sexuales trans*, las mujeres
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GATE Statement – Trans* Day of Remembrance

Each year, the commemoration of the Trans* Day of Remembrance reminds us of those who died, as victims of transphobic violence. This year is no different and, once again, we are confronted by the painful and increased numbers of trans* killings.  

GATE Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2013

GATE joins today the global commemoration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. As every year, May 17th represent for us a renewed opportunity for calling to struggle against homophobic and transphobic violence –and, in particular, against all those forms of violence associated with gender identity, gender expression and bodily diversity.

Celebrating Human Rights Day

GATE joins the international celebration of Human Rights Day. Calling for the collective building of a world with no room for human rights violations based on gender identity, gender expression and bodily diversity. December 10, 2012, represents an important date for trans* celebration. For it is the first time in history, there is a national
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