Reading time: 3 minutes Black trans activists are on the front lines, sounding the alarm on systemic racism in the United States and abroad. As a follow up from our previous post we focus on the intersection between Black trans womxn and their role during the present-day activism. Black trans womxn suffer extreme and fatal violence at the hands…
The Kazakhstan Feminist Initiative (Feminita) is a grassroots queer-feminist group aimed at creating and strengthening the rights of women and activist communities that can make changes in the social, political, economic and cultural spheres for the most oppressed groups of the population of Kazakhstan (lesbians, bisexuals, queer, women Disabled, women in sex work). “Queer” (queer)…
This paper aims to identify the rights of trans children guaranteed in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) regarding legal gender recognition and education.
This factsheet brings practical and resumed information on transgender and gender identity rights.
This section of the 2016 HRW World Repport address the changes relating to transgender rights on a global perspective, and pointing practical situations, such as health care, access to police and justice, privacy and right to freedom.
This is a catalogue that compiles international, european and state legislation regarding practical rights related to gender identity issues, as well as a chapter with training for professionals and awareness raising.
Founded in 2006, the Movement Advancement Project is an independent think tank that provides rigorous research, insight and analysis that help speed equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. MAP’s work is focused on three primary areas: policy & issue analysis, LGBT movement overviews, and effective messaging.
This video from the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) shares the voices of three human rights defenders – Richie, Shakhawat and Sheherezade – who fight to bring about change in hostile environments and in the face of fierce opposition. They work against pervasive homophobia, criminalisation, violence and intimidation, and for equal rights for all people, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity.
This study guide provides an introduction to sexual orientation and human rights, the rights at stake for LGBT individuals, instruments for protection and promotion of LGBT rights, advocacy, educational and training materials, and more.