Tag Archive | Trans*

EP recognises specific discrimination faced by trans and intersex people

EP recognises specific discrimination faced by trans and intersex people

ILGA-Europe welcome the European Parliament’s adoption of  two reports, which contain significant provisions in relation to the rights of LGBTI people. The first report, from Rapporteur Kozłowska-Rajewicz, is a positive development, as it recognises that Member States should adopt legislation that protects trans people against discrimination when accessing goods and services.

Don’t Miss: Stunt Lover At The Grand Social 2nd April!

Don’t Miss: Stunt Lover At The Grand Social 2nd April!

Stunt Lover are playing at the Grand Social! This Dublin-based, trans-fronted band really pack a punch, and they are playing at the Grand Social in Dublin, on Sunday 2nd April. The band members are lead singer and guitarist, Kaylee Bear, San Peric and Al Soldati, and they include Nick Cave, Royal Blood, Tom Waits, and Violent […]

US: Cast of Hit-Show Transparent Tells Trans Students They’re Not Alone

US: Cast of Hit-Show Transparent Tells Trans Students They’re Not Alone

The cast and crew of the award-winning Amazon series ‘Transparent’ has released a Public Service Announcement urging support for Gavin Grimm, a transgender high school student whose lawsuit against his school board over its refusal to allow him to use the boys’ restroom helped bring the fight for transgender rights to the national stage in […]

US Supreme Court Sends Transgender Gavin Grimm Case Back To Appeals Court

US Supreme Court Sends Transgender Gavin Grimm Case Back To Appeals Court

The Supreme Court in the US has announced that it is sending a landmark transgender rights case back to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, to be reconsidered in light of the Departments of Justice and Education rescinding of a Title IX guidance clarifying protections for transgender students. The action, in the case of high […]

Out Now! EILE Magazine February 2017 Edition – Free!

Out Now! EILE Magazine February 2017 Edition – Free!

Welcome to the February 2017 issue of EILE Magazine!  In our February issue, we feature US artists, Joseph Eid and Emerald Portal, and English singer/songwriter, the iconic Ray Davies. Brian Rochford writes on men’s fashion this month, and Lisa Reynolds reviews a trans documentary, Sam & Evan. We have worldwide travel and USA travel, and lots of […]

US: Texas ‘BATHROOM BILL’ Opponents Release New Ad

US: Texas ‘BATHROOM BILL’ Opponents Release New Ad

The ACLU of Texas and Legacy Community Health have released a Richard Linklater directed, 60-second digital ad, showing Texas’ ‘bathroom bill’ (S.B. 6) isn’t about so-called privacy, but about discriminating against transgender Texans. The spot, titled “Taking a Seat, Making a Stand,” encourages Texans – through targeted digital buys on Facebook – to contact their […]

EP deplores harmful medical treatment for trans and intersex people

EP deplores harmful medical treatment for trans and intersex people

In a key vote on gender equality in mental health, the European Parliament has urged for stronger action on trans and intersex people’s mental health. The Parliament deplores that transgender people are still considered mentally ill, and highlights that this diagnosis “is a source of significant distress for transgender persons”.