Tag Archive | Trans*

Dublin Pride 2019: Today to 30th June – Events & Parade!

Dublin Pride 2019: Today to 30th June – Events & Parade!

Happy Pride! We know you’re all set for this year’s Dublin Pride, and hopefully the weather will settle down for the big day’s Parade, Saturday 29th June! The opening event is at 5pm today at the George, and below is a listing of events for Pride week: Today, Thursday June 20th 5:00pm Dublin LGBTQ Pride […]

US: Court lets Trump trans military ban stand, but orders review

US: Court lets Trump trans military ban stand, but orders review

(Reuters) – A US appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the US Supreme Court has allowed to take effect. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday set aside a […]

TENI:  ‘Unhelpful and inflammatory’ Vatican guidance on gender identity

TENI: ‘Unhelpful and inflammatory’ Vatican guidance on gender identity

The publication of the Vatican’s new guidance for schools on gender identity “ignores the real and legitimate experiences of young trans people and their families”, said Chair of Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI), Sara R. Phillips. Speaking following the release of the new guidance for schools, Male and Female, He created them: Towards a Path of […]

US: Death of second transgender asylum seeker sparks safety fears

US: Death of second transgender asylum seeker sparks safety fears

A second transgender asylum seeker who was HIV-positive has died after being detained in the United States, government officials said on Monday, sparking fresh concerns over the treatment of LGBT+ immigrants. Johana Medina Leon, 25, died on Saturday at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, after being diagnosed as HIV-positive and complaining of chest pains, […]

Opinion: The WHO says I don’t have a mental disorder, but in Japan government says I do

Opinion: The WHO says I don’t have a mental disorder, but in Japan government says I do

By Fumino Sugiyama, Tokyo Rainbow Pride On Monday, the World Health Assembly voted to approve the 11th version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), a global manual of diagnostic codes for doctors. Among other changes, this version of the ICD removes the diagnosis of “Gender Identity Disorder (GID)”, meaning transgender people like me are […]

Brazil:  Top court rules to make homophobia a crime

Brazil: Top court rules to make homophobia a crime

A majority of judges in Brazil’s top court has voted to criminalise homophobia, in a move welcomed by campaigners concerned about a rollback in gay rights, and the murder of hundreds of LGBT+ people every year. Six of 11 of Brazil’s Supreme Court judges late Thursday agreed that acts of homophobia and transphobia should be […]

US: Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women

US: Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women

(Reuters) – Protesters chanting “black trans lives matter” and “we will not be erased” on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United States, and decried the Trump administration’s proposals to reverse transgender rights. Three black transgender women died of gunshot wounds within five days this month in Cleveland, […]