Transgender News & Issues

Mexico: In Memoriam – Julia César Zúñiga

Mexico: In Memoriam – Julia César Zúñiga

On November 21, 2017, Julia JulioCésar Zúñiga was tragically killed by two individuals with firearms, who entered into the salon where she worked, taking her life, in the presence of customers, including a child.   Julia was a well-known Mexican gay activist, and representative of gay sports in Mexico. She was a member of the […]

Minister to Launch New Guidelines on Supporting Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace

Minister to Launch New Guidelines on Supporting Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace

The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD, will today launch new guidelines aimed at boosting the inclusion of trans and gender variant people in the workplace. The resource, Supporting Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace: Guidelines for Employers and Employees, was produced by Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) with support from the […]

HRC to Honour Trans Advocate Gavin Grimm at Time to THRIVE Conference on LGBTQ Youth

HRC to Honour Trans Advocate Gavin Grimm at Time to THRIVE Conference on LGBTQ Youth

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), has announced that it will honour transgender advocate, Gavin Grimm, with an Upstander Award, at the organization’s annual Time to THRIVE Conferenceon February 16-18 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando. The conference is co-presented by the National Education Association and the American Counseling Association. “Gavin has set […]

A New Book in the Queerbio LGBT Series (+ Two For One December Special)

A New Book in the Queerbio LGBT Series (+ Two For One December Special)

A Path to Diversity: LGBTQ Participation in the Working World investigates the current state of employment markets around the world for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, two-spirit, or gender-fluid (LGBTQ) community. Included is a discussion of equality in the workplace, and why it is important to both the employer and employee, the wage gap, […]

Asia: New Report ‘Legal Gender Recognition – A Multi-Country Legal and Policy Review in Asia’

Asia: New Report ‘Legal Gender Recognition – A Multi-Country Legal and Policy Review in Asia’

Transgender people in the Asia-Pacific region – and globally – remain among the most marginalized populations in development efforts, experiencing persistent poverty, social exclusion and poor health outcomes. This represents a fundamental barrier to inclusive development and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. To actively address this marginalization, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) […]

ILGA Oceania celebrates passing of marriage equality in Australia

ILGA Oceania celebrates passing of marriage equality in Australia

ILGA Oceania – the regional chapter of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association – celebrates Australia’s YES vote on equal marriage, and wishes to acknowledge the hard work that LGBTIQ and human rights activists in Australia, and around the world, have done during this long and protracted fight. “First of all, thank […]

NUI Galway Campaign Supports End to Gender-Based Violence in Education

NUI Galway Campaign Supports End to Gender-Based Violence in Education

The Centre for Global Women’s Studies, and the MA in Gender, Globalisation and Rights programme at NUI Galway, is supporting the international campaign ’16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’, which runs until 10 December. The Centre’s sixteen-day programme follows the theme, ‘Together We Can End Gender-Based Violence in Education’ focusing on education, including Irish […]