Transgender and Intersex Issues

Global News

Added on: 06/17/2024
06/16/2024
Justin Trudeau may have missed the memo, but Canadians are moving on from trans obsession. A poll published by Ipsos, a day before the start of Pride Month,…

Global News

Added on: 06/15/2024
06/14/2024
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Education Department’s final Title IX rule, which prohibits discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. The ruling: Western District…

Global News

Added on: 06/13/2024
06/12/2024
Performers strutted their stuff onstage at an LGBTQ community dance party in Nigeria’s Lagos, publicly celebrating their identities in a country where being gay could land you…

Global News

Added on: 06/12/2024
A transgender woman in China who spent millions of yuan on plastic surgery only to end up with a deformed mouth has warned people of the potential…

Global News

Added on: 06/12/2024
06/11/2024
A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that parts of Florida’s ban of puberty blockers and hormone therapy for transgender children and restrictions on gender-affirming healthcare for adults…

Global News

Added on: 06/11/2024
06/10/2024
During her eight years in office, Taiwan’s outgoing President Tsai Ing-wen endorsed marriage equality and aspired to build a Taiwan where individuals can freely express themselves and…

Global News

Added on: 06/11/2024
06/10/2024
The Financial Times reports that Le Pen’s Rassemblement National (National Rally) received 31.5 per cent of the vote in the elections for the European Parliament which took…

World Voices

Added on: 06/11/2024
Grace Fausett
Alturi Contributor
Past In India, a majority of transwomen have to seek out a living through two things, sex work and begging. That continues to be the reality for…

Global News

Added on: 06/10/2024
06/09/2024
The United Nations Human Rights Office condemned an attack against transgender woman and activist Mauzinde in Tanzania on Friday, calling it “horrendous.” Mauzinde, a resident of Rahaleo, was found abandoned in…

Global News

Added on: 06/09/2024
06/08/2024
Monika Magashazi is a fighter. The 52-year old trans woman lives in Hungary — a country that has been ruled by Viktor Orban’s nationalist Fidesz party since…

Global News

Added on: 06/08/2024
She’s 31. She’s married to a military officer. She’s Asian-American. And she’s a trans woman. When Bailey Anne Kennedy was crowned on Saturday as Miss Maryland USA,…

Global News

Added on: 06/05/2024
06/05/2024
Mama Alto is a Melbourne cabaret and jazz icon. She is also a storyteller and a transgender activist, who creates spaces allowing LGBTQI+ people the safety to…

Global News

Added on: 06/04/2024
06/04/2024
Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled in favor of a LGBT activist, declaring that a lower court’s refusal to block homophobic content targeting her was a violation of…

Global News

Added on: 06/03/2024
In recent years, debate has gripped society regarding whether it is fair to allow transgender women to participate in women’s sports. One University of Washington professor believes…

Global News

Added on: 06/03/2024
Britain is proud to be viewed as an accepting and inclusive nation, never better seen than during its annual Pride celebrations. Yet support must be year round…

Global News

Added on: 05/29/2024
05/28/2024
As campaigning for the UK general election hots up, concerns are being raised by the trans community on several key issues, including conversion therapy, self-ID and the…

Global News

Added on: 05/29/2024
As the LGBTQ+ community continues to face discriminatory legislation across the country, there are also a number of active court cases making their way through the court…

Alturi Blog

Added on: 05/29/2024
James Hunt
Alturi Contributor
Many studies carried out in the past several years have begun to note the correlation between disability and those who identify as queer. Whether this is a…

Global News

Added on: 05/27/2024
05/26/2024
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Transgender individuals from Afghanistan have filed a petition with the Peshawar High Court, seeking protection from forced deportation by Pakistan. The petitioners argue that they…

Global News

Added on: 05/26/2024
05/25/2024
R. Derek Black’s coming out story is complicated. As a child, Black came out to the world as a white nationalist on the syndicated daytime talk program…

Global News

Added on: 05/22/2024
05/21/2024
An Alberta queer community organizer says a Pride ban on United Conservative Party legislature members challenges Premier Danielle Smith to start matching words with actions. “There’s absolutely…

Global News

Added on: 05/22/2024
05/21/2024
A Donald Trump-appointed federal judge in Alabama has threatened to jail several prominent LGBTQ+ civil rights lawyers involved in a long-running forum-shopping dispute. U.S. District Judge Liles…

Global News

Added on: 05/22/2024
Being trans in the Caribbean today is easier than in the past, helped by the visibility and recognition of transgender people in Northern countries, as well as…

Global News

Added on: 05/21/2024
05/20/2024
The United Kingdom is continuing its attempt to make gender-affirming healthcare less accessible for transgender people by forcing Google’s search engine to remove any regional search results…

Global News

Added on: 05/21/2024
05/20/2024
HRW urged the Iraqi government on Monday to repeal a new law that prohibits same-sex conduct and transgender expression as it violates basic human rights such as…

Global News

Added on: 05/21/2024
05/20/2024
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case about a Maryland school district’s policies to support transgender students and when parents may challenge…

Global News

Added on: 05/20/2024
05/20/2024
Italy was among nine EU countries that did not sign a declaration promoting European policies in favor of LGBT+ communities, sparking widespread protests within the country while…

Global News

Added on: 05/20/2024
05/19/2024
TBILISI — “No racism, sexism, homophobia or transphobia,” reads a sign in a small vegan café in the center of the Georgian capital, an EU flag pinned…

Global News

Added on: 05/19/2024
05/18/2024
Sexual diversity activists protested in Peru’s capital in front of the health ministry Friday to demand that the government repeal a decree that characterizes seven gender identities,…

Global News

Added on: 05/17/2024
05/16/2024
GENEVA (16 May 2024) – Systemic discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity are still affecting many people across the world, a group of…