Currently, a worldwide investigation that concerns direct and indirect discrimination due to homo- or transphobia in the professional is conducted by the Research Center for Work and Consumer Psychology of "Université libre de Bruxelles".
The wish is to collect a maximum of testimonies from people with a job or in search of a job in order to raise awareness of the phenomenon among the public authorities and companies. >>>
The Third International Intersex Forum, supported by ILGA and ILGA-Europe, took place in Malta between 29 November and 1 December 2013.
This event brought together 34 activists representing 30 intersex organisations from all continents. >>>
On 1st December 2013 ILGA, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association marks the 25th international World AIDS day. This year’s theme is “Shared Responsibility: Strengthening Results for an AIDS-Free Generation.” >>>
The new head of the World Psychiatric Association, Professor Dinesh Bhugra, has come out as gay in an interview and says his profession should apologise for the way it has treated gay people and women.
When you hear that 238 trans people have been killed this year, including 11 children, it’s a horrific number. For Transgender Day of Remembrance, we remember the horrific tragedies that led to the deaths of trans victims worldwide.
Also known as “Día Internacional en Memoria de las Víctimas Trans”, on November 20 we honor transgender people -or those perceived as such- who have been killed by hate, worldwide. The organization "Human Rights Campaign" has created a space on its website to honor this special date. >>>
On Thursday 19th September 2013 at the 24th session of the Human Rights Council, ILGA and FIDH held the panel “Human Rights Defenders: Voices and Challenges”. The documentary “The Time has Come”, produced by Arc international, was also shown to a very attentive audience. >>>
The General Assembly passed a resolution calling for international truce during the Sochi Olympics to be held in February 2014. And specially asked Russia to promote "social inclusion without discrimination." >>>
Through a new campaign called RADIOHRD, with broadcasts commercials on radio public service of each country, Front Line Defenders seeks to promote the recognition of LGBT activists and their work, with a clear message: social attitudes and institutional frameworks that lead to violence and discrimination have to change. >>>
This project invites ground-breaking research on a plethora of topics connected with gender, to propose an inter- and multi-disciplinary view of the frontiers and to stake out new territories in the study of femininities and masculinities. The conference will be on May 2nd-4th 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal.
This project invites ground-breaking research on a plethora of topics connected with gender, to propose an inter- and multi-disciplinary view of the frontiers and to stake out new territories in the study of femininities and masculinities. The conference will be held on 2nd to 4th May 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
The conference will be held on May 6th-8th, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference is part of the Gender and Sexuality programme of research projects. It aims to bring together people from different areas and interests to share ideas and explore various discussions which are innovative and exciting. All papers accepted for and presented at the conference must be in English and will be eligible for publication in an ISBN eBook. >>>
The most senior member of the staff in ILGA, who in the course of the last 10 years has been responsible for administration, communication, membership and regional coordination, has left the organisation to move to new challenges. >>>
GSN speaks exclusively to two global leaders in understanding what makes us lesbian, gay, bisexual or straight – Simon Le Vay and Qazi Rahman – and discovers how their work may have much wider benefits.