Tag Archive | Trans*
Growing up transgender in 1970s Argentina, Noelia Trujullo knew that just walking the streets in her long hair and a skirt could get her arrested, locked up and abused. Aged just 16, she was detained by police, who ordered her to strip and then mocked her. On other occasions she was held, sometimes for up […]
The mother of a nine-year-old girl, believed to be the first child in Ecuador to get official recognition for a gender change, said she hoped this would set a precedent for other transgender youngsters. Amada, who was [assigned male at birth] has been granted a new set of official documents marked female, and with her […]
Patricio Manuel made boxing history on Saturday night, becoming the first transgender male to fight professionally in the United States. Manuel, 34, beat Hugo Aguilar by unanimous decision in Indio, Calif., on a Golden Boy Boxing fight card.
Brazilian LGBT+ rights activists on Tuesday hailed Dutch retailer, C&A, for directing a new hiring campaign at under-represented minorities, including transgender people. The company announced that it would be hiring for 5,000 temporary roles, at more than 270 stores across the country, and encouraged both transgender people and refugees to apply.
(Reuters Health) – Most primary care physicians in the US are willing to provide routine care to transgender individuals, but that doesn’t mean they are well prepared to do so, a small study suggests. Overall, 86 percent of doctors who responded were willing to provide routine care to transgender patients, and 79 percent were willing […]
On 28 November 2018, the Senate of Switzerland voted to criminalise hate speech and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, but refused to do the same for grounds of gender identity. ILGA-Europe welcomes the extension of protections against hate speech and discrimination based on sexual orientation – this is an important step forward for lesbian, […]