The 5th European Transgender Council “Trans*: Safe & Equal!” took place from May 1-4 in Budapest. 200 delegates met to discuss, strategize and network over how to improve safety and equality for trans* people.
Read the position of Transgender Europe on the revision of the International Catalogue of Diseases here.
The position was developed in June 2013.
Policy officers arrested on April 29 seven trans women in Athens. According to the NGO Greek Transgender Support Association the arrest were arbitrarily and motivated by racist profiling. The women had deliberately not been informed about the alleged crimes.
The NGO commented:
An American trans man, residing in Sweden, who gave birth to a child earlier this year has won the right to be registered as the father of the child. The decision has been appealed by the Swedish Tax Agency.