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Roundtable Gender Recognition Legislation

 Participants to the Gender Recognition Roundtable Berlin Nov 4 - 5 2013

Governments and Trans Civil Society come together at Gender Recognition Roundtable 

On 4-5 November 2013 government representatives and trans civil society from 10 countries came together in Berlin upon invitation of TGEU - Transgender Europe and ILGA-Europe to discuss at a Roundtable on Legal Gender Recognition ways forward for better legislation.

A new Gender Recognition Law in Poland?

International Conference on Gender Recognition in Warsaw

A new Gender Recognition Law in Poland? TGEU participates in Conference in Warsaw

 
 
On November 5th Polish TGEU member organisation Trans-Fuzja co-organized an international conference in Warsaw debating on how a future law for gender recognition could look like.

TGEU at EU Agency for Gender Equality

 

Transgender Europe meets EIGE

 

Transgender Europe meets EU Agency for Gender Equality

TGEU met the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), as part of a delegation of social platform members also working on gender issues on October 21 in Vilnius. In the day-long meeting the organisations discussed intersecting themes with the work of EIGE, for example in EIGE's work on

An Option that is no option – a TGEU Comment on Germany's new law on registering intersex infants

 An Option that is no Option - a TGEU comment on Germany's new law on registering intersex infants

2nd Intersex Forum Participants (2012)

An Option that is no option – a TGEU Comment on Germany's new law on registering intersex infants

 Transgender Europe Comment

An Option that is no option – Germany's new law on registering intersex infants

 
 
31 October 2013
 
The German parliament created much fury this summer in international media amending the German Personal Status Law by introducing the option of leaving the gender marker field blank for a newborn. The law will will come into effect on Nov 1 2013.

Malta Gender Recognition Act (Proposal 2010)

Proposed Gender Recognition Act for Malta

Gender Identity Act Malta (Proposal 2010)

On Dec 10th 2010 the proposal for a Gender Identity Act was tabled in the Maltese Parliament.

Parliamentarians of the Council of Europe demand Action from Turkey to end transphobic Violence

PACE Members demand concrete Action from Turkish Government to stop Hate Crimes against Trans People

Council of Europe Parliamentarians Demand Concrete Action Against Transphobic Violence in Turkey

27 Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe have condemned the on-going violence and discrimination against transgender persons in Turkey on Oct 2 2013. Referring to TGEU research data on killed trans people in the country the parliamentarians demand from the Turkish government concerted action to end these human rights violations.

Council of Europe adopts ground-breaking Resolution on Intersex Children

Council of Europe adopts groundbreaking Resolution on Intersex

Council of Europe adopts historic intersex-inclusive Resolution

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe addressed for the first time bodily integrity of intersex children by adopting the Resolution on Children's Right to Physical Integrity (1952 (2013)).

FRA Opinion on the situation of equality in the European Union

 FRA Opinion on the situation of Equality Directives in the EU

FRA Opinion on the situation of equality in the European Union 

 The Fundamental Rights Agency published on Oct 1 2013 an opinion on the situation of equality in the European Union. The publication also explores the state of affairs for trans people under EU Equality and show for example that trans people in general are not aware of available discrimination protection.

Trans Activists stop Police Harrassment in Thessaloniki

Trans Activists Stop Police Harrassment in Thessaloniki

Trans Activists stop Police Harrassment in Thessaloniki

Updates from the Greek Transgender Support Association on the situation in Thessaloniki

'Because of Who I Am' - Amnesty Report on Homophobia, Transphobia and Hate Crimes in Europe

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Amnesty International publishes Report on transphobic and homophobic Hate Crimes in Europe

BECAUSE OF WHO I AM: HOMOPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA AND HATE CRIMES IN EUROPE

Although the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people has improved in recent years in some European countries, prejudice, discrimination and hate-motivated violence persist,

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