Arianna is a story inspired to the real life of 19 year-old intersex (5-ARD) who had believed to be a girl for her entire life. When she was just a little child her parents, in accord with the doctors, chose she would have a sex reassignment, making her the girl they wanted. This is feature film is a trip into the discover of her past, a movie that discloses the intersex. Intersex people are about three million in the world, but Arianna is a film about all of us. >>>
While we celebrate the advancements that countries worldwide have made in recognizing the rights of LGBT people, including those of young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, many still face discrimination and violence, among other human rights violations, because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) invites you to register for the upcoming MSMGF Pre-Conference to the 2014 International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia! The event will be open and free of charge to all who wish to attend. You can find the link to register by scrolling to the bottom of this webpage. Please make sure you already signed in as a member of msmgf.org before registering. >>>
What are women’s human rights? Are all women given the same rights? Are men and women equal yet? What are your hopes for the world’s women and girls in the decade ahead? We are accepting submissions of any media type for our new global online media project Imagining Equality: Your Voices on Women’s Human Rights. Submissions of photography, video, audio, journalism, creative writing and more are accepted online through: 4/30/2014. >>>
On Wednesday 5 March, the LGBT Intergroup will host a discussion between MEPs, NGOs and EU institutions about the EU’s recent achievements and upcoming challenges in advancing LGBT rights. Registration is now open. >>>
You don't have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant has added a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.
13/02/2014 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communications
Gay people in Nigeria are calling on the world to help them protest against anti-gay laws.
Signed into law by Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan in January this year, the Solitary Alliance is hoping international pressure could help repeal the legislation. >>>
New surveys commissioned by the Vatican show that the vast majority of Catholics in Germany and Switzerland reject church teaching on contraception, sexual morality, gay unions and divorce, findings remarkable both in their similarity and in the fact that they were even publicized. >>>
In a hard-hitting report applauded by victims as a landmark in the Roman Catholic Church’s clerical sexual-abuse scandal, a United Nations committee on Wednesday called on the Vatican to remove all child abusers from its ranks, report them to law enforcement and open the church’s archives so that bishops and other officials who concealed crimes could be held accountable.
Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) and American Jewish World Service (AJWS) released today the results of the first-ever survey of transgender and intersex groups around the world in a new report, The State of Trans* and Intersex Organizing. The report is being presented on January 28 during the International Human Rights Funders Group’s 2014 San Francisco Conference.
Between the 1st of January 2008 and the 31st of October 2013, 1 374 killings of Trans people were reported in 60 countries. This shows a significant sustained level of violence against Trans people. A new report by the UN Development Program (UNDP) investigates and discusses the situation of Trans people all over the world.
In the framework of the fund « Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity », France Expertise Internationale (FEI) launches a call for proposals; specific objectives of this new call for proposals are to document human rights violations targeting LGBTI persons, effect legal change improving access to rights and to strengthen organizations defending the rights of LGBTI persons. >>>