Working internationally on gender identity, gender expression and bodily issues

GATE Message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

Today is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. On this day, GATE condemns the mutilation of young girls and women to fit religious, social or cultural norms. … Continue reading

February 6, 2017

TDoR 2016. A Message from GATE

Trans people are defined in many ways – by our gender identities, our gender expressions, our personal experiences of embodiment, our interactions with medical and legal systems, our positions on … Continue reading

November 20, 2016

Buenas noticias, pero no lo suficiente: cuestiones de derechos humanos en la reforma de la CIE

Un artículo publicado la semana pasada por la revista The Lancet Psichiatry informó sobre los resultados del estudio de campo realizados en México sobre la categoría propuesta de Incongruencia de … Continue reading

August 3, 2016

Good News, But Not Enough: Human Rights Issues in the ICD Reform Process

An article published last week by The Lancet Psychiatry reported on the outcomes of the field study performed in Mexico on the proposed category of Gender Incongruence.1 Those outcomes provide … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

Declaración de GATE sobre el Mandato OSIG en Naciones Unidas

DECLARACION DE GATE SOBRE EL MANDATO OSIG EN LA ONU  El 30 de junio de 2016 el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas aprobó una resolución histórica creando … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

GATE Statement on the UN SOGI Mandate

On June 30, 2016, the United Nations Human Rights Council approved a historic resolution creating a mandate for an International Expert on Protection against violence and discrimination based on Sexual … Continue reading

July 4, 2016


  “The inferno of the living is not something that will be; if there is one, it is what is already here, the inferno where we live every day, that … Continue reading

May 17, 2016

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