Transgender rights
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

#WontBeErased #WontBeErased: U.S. Transgender community protests against government’s attempt to enforce stricter gender definitions

The Health and Human Services (HHS) department has drafted a memo to establish the legal definition of gender, with the proposal to recognise only either male or female sex.

Chile takes first step to approving gender recognition bill

The bill, which seeks to enshrine individuals’ right to recognition of their gender identity, was passed in the senate with 26 votes in favor and 14 against. It will now be sent to the chamber of deputies

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