Transgender and Intersex Issues

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Added on: 04/12/2024
04/11/2024
The Vatican has issued a new document rejecting the concept of changing one’s biological sex — a setback for transgender people who had hoped Pope Francis might be…

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Added on: 04/10/2024
04/09/2024
A review into the NHS’s gender identity services has found that children and young people have been let down by a lack of research and evidence on…

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Added on: 04/09/2024
04/08/2024
Fifty years ago, the nation’s psychiatrists effectively put gay people’s mental health — and their very place in society — to a vote. Five months prior, on…

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Added on: 04/09/2024
04/08/2024
“We sell flat whites and make croissants in a bakery that’s supposed to be a safe place for the people who work here and the customers who…

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Added on: 04/08/2024
04/07/2024
On World Health Day yesterday, the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights (TAPCPR) urged the government to better care for the health rights of transgender and…

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Added on: 04/07/2024
04/06/2024
Gender-critical activists and counter-protesters clashed in Edinburgh in a dispute over transgender rights. Let Women Speak (LWS), an organisation described by supporters as a “gender-critical feminist” campaign,…

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Added on: 04/05/2024
The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed its first ever resolution affirming the rights of intersex people, signaling growing international resolve to address rights violations experienced…

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Added on: 04/05/2024
Some transgender people living in Kenya have narrated how they had been victims of extortion and bribery by the country’s police force. The victims whose experiences were reported…

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Added on: 04/04/2024
04/03/2024
HONG KONG, April 3 (Reuters) – Hong Kong will allow transgender people who have not completed full sex reassignment surgery to change gender on their ID cards,…

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Added on: 04/03/2024
04/02/2024
A decade ago, India’s top court ruled that transgender people should be treated as a third category of gender. While that decision would seem to indicate a…

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Added on: 04/03/2024
04/02/2024
Wisconsin’s Democratic Gov. Tony Evers rejected a proposal Tuesday to ban transgender student-athletes from competing on sports teams consistent with their gender identity, calling the Republican-led legislation…

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Added on: 04/02/2024
As millions celebrated Easter this weekend, the Biden administration was criticized by many on social media, including several Republican politicians, for supposedly disrespecting the Christian holiday. The…

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Added on: 04/02/2024
04/01/2024
Replacement NHS gender identity clinics for trans youth are reportedly understaffed and “nowhere near ready”, sources have claimed. Following the planned closure of the Gender Identity Development…

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Added on: 04/01/2024
The capital city of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran, announced in early March that transgender people should not appear in popular sections of the metropolis. The Tehran…

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Added on: 04/01/2024
03/31/2024
More than 400 Canadian artists from the worlds of music, film and literature are denouncing what they describe as “alarming and destructive” anti-trans legislation in an open…

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Added on: 04/01/2024
03/31/2024
Republicans, led by Donald Trump, are sounding off on Joe Biden after he issued a statement recognising Trans Visibility Day becasue it happened to coincide with Easter Sunday this…

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Added on: 03/31/2024
03/30/2024
President Joe Biden has officially proclaimed March 31 – which, this year, is also Easter Sunday – as Transgender Day of Visibility. He reaffirmed his administration’s commitment…

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Added on: 03/30/2024
03/29/2024
Sacramento is a sanctuary city for transgender people following the City Council’s unanimous vote Tuesday night. While California was already a sanctuary state, the city’s resolution, which…

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Added on: 03/30/2024
03/29/2024
Transgender hijra people in Bangladesh opened the Muslim-majority country’s first mosque for their community early this month, heralding a new era for the much-discriminated group….

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Added on: 03/30/2024
A few months ago in Tijuana, Mexico, our Director of Research and Analysis for Refugee Protection Christina Asenico met two couples from Russia – three of the…

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Added on: 03/29/2024
03/28/2024
The dream of leaving her small town to see the world has been fulfilled, as she’s ventured throughout and beyond her native Brazil. Now, she has another dream:…

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Added on: 03/29/2024
03/28/2024
Last week, in another blow to freedoms of association and expression in Uganda, a Ugandan court rejected a petition brought by Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), a leading group advocating for the rights of…

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Added on: 03/27/2024
03/26/2024
Even as people fight for justice, some cries remain unheard and voices unanswered. In American society, many of these lost voices belong to the incarcerated, who are…

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Added on: 03/27/2024
03/26/2024
Azerbaijan’s LGBTQI+ community was rocked by the news of yet another murder of a trans woman whose body was found on March 12 on the outskirts of…

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Added on: 03/26/2024
Britain’s National Health Service has responded to public pressure by banning puberty blockers for minors, but there is still a long way to go to ensure the…

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Added on: 03/26/2024
03/25/2024
Georgia’s ruling party on Monday introduced a bill curtailing LGBT rights, a move seen by opponents as an attempt to boost its popularity ahead of elections in…

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Added on: 03/26/2024
03/25/2024
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, signed a law last week that includes a mandate for the state’s public schools to teach LGBTQ history, as red and…

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Added on: 03/24/2024
03/23/2024
Advocates for LGBTQ+ rights expressed outrage following an announcement that no criminal charges will be filed against the Oklahoma teens involved in a high school bathroom fight…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
There’s a reason the American Right pursues a politics of moral panic. While the irrational and conspiratorial beliefs that accompany this fear-mongering are false, that’s a feature rather…

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Added on: 03/20/2024
03/19/2024
The UK government has reignited the debate on transgender participation in women’s sports, urging the Football Association (FA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to…