Transgender rights
“Meta/Facebook is unlikely to reform voluntarily and would have to be regulated”

Facebook whistleblower Sophie Zhang talks about why she did not depose before an Indian parliamentary committee and why it’s unlikely that the digital giant will change its behavior

The unity of our movements terrifies them: Pride and right-wing backlash against LGBTQ people

Transgender rights activist, Morgan Artyuhkina, reflects on recent right-wing attacks on LGBTQ people in the United States on the 53rd anniversary of Stonewall

Brazil: transgender murders increased by 41% in 2020

Report shows that 175 trans women were murdered last year, 68% of victims were black

Patriarchy and the pandemic: Disentangling the web of oppression

We discuss Coronashock and Patriarchy, a study done by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, with Renata Porto Bugni to understand the impact of the pandemic on women and the LGBTQIA+ community.

Duterte pardons US marine Duterte’s pardon for US marine who murdered trans woman sparks outrage in Philippines

Opposition parties and human rights groups such as Karapatan have accused president Rodrigo Duterte of giving in to US interests and have condemned the different standards applied to US personnel

French communist youth demand Medically Assisted Procreation for all in need

A bioethics bill with provisions for extension of Medically Assisted Procreation services to single women and lesbian couples was approved by the French national assembly. However, it was not extended to the transgender community

2019 Feminist and LGBTQ+ struggles No revolution without gender justice

In this year-ender, we take a look at the prominent feminist and gender justice struggles from across the globe.

Why India’s transgender bill is a tool of discrimination

The community is calling the recently passed legislation the Transgender Persons’ (Violation of Rights) Bill.

Over 500,000 women, queers and gender dissidents participated in historic encounter

Women, queer people and gender dissidents from across the globe took part in the annual encounter to engage in workshops, discussions and mobilizations

From ‘Lula Livre’ to ‘F*ck the Police’, pride is political!

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots LGBTQ prides across the Americas have taken on a very overtly political and radical stand, after years of being little more than apolitical spectacles

“Trump’s ‘conscience rules’ will further endanger vulnerable sections”

A new regulation which will allow health professionals, insurers and employers to refuse essential healthcare services that they feel will violate their religious and moral beliefs

“When women stop, the world stops”: International Women’s Day 2019

All across the world, International Working Women’s Day became an occasion to mark the historical struggles that have been led by feminists from across the gender spectrum for a more equal world