LGBT Victims of Franco Demand Recognition

>On Thursday 4 September, a group of Spanish LGBT associations, the Federación Estatal de Lesbianas, Gays, Transexuales y Bisexuales, (FELGTB: National LGBT Federation), requested compensations from the government for the members of the LGBT community who were arrested under the Franco dictatorship because of their sexual orientation. They also demanded that mention be made in […]

Online Survey of Inequalities and Discrimination Experienced by Trans People in Europe

>Dr Stephen Whittle, Professor of Equalities Law at Manchester Metropolitan University and Dr Lewis Turner, both of the FTM Network UK and Press for Change, are leading a small (and very short) research project for the European Council. Stephen Whittle says: If you are Trans identified in anyway, then this survey is for you. It […]

Trans Marches in Paris and Barcelona

>The European trans community is mobilising this week-end with demonstrations in Paris and Barcelona. The French demonstrators on Saturday will rally under the slogan “Resis’Trans!”. This will be the latest edition of ExisTrans’, a day of action organised by a collection of activist organisations, which has been taking place in Paris every first week-end of […]

Leslie Feinberg Interviews Sylvia Rivera

>Leslie Feinberg, author of Stone Butch Blues and Transgender Warrior interviews Sylvia Rivera, a Puerto Rican Drag Queen from the Stonewall Riots in this interview. Sylvia talks about her involvement with the Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR) and the Stonewall Riots in 1969. Although the interview is a bit old, it is a great telling […]

Picnic for Change 2007 – The 5th Annual Trans Rights Picnic Fundraiser

>When: Saturday September 1st. 1-6pm. Where: Kensington Gardens. Opposite the Serpentine Gallery entrance. Stroll over towards to the biggest tree in the long grass. Map Who: All trans folk, friends, partners, family and allies. What: Bring food and drink to share, picnic blankets, picnic tablecloths, parasols, and bunting to mark our spot. Also please all […]

Article Published on Death of Portugese “Cross-Dresser”

>After the recent passing of Portuguese “cross-dresser” Maria Teresinha, commonly known as “the general,” the Guardian published an article recounting his life. Living as a man since 1974, the general was put on trial in 1992 and effectively opened up discussion about homosexuality, cross-dressing and transsexuality in Portugal. To read the entire article, click here. […]

GFest- GayWise LGBT Arts Festival 2007 – Call for Submissions

>GFest – Gaywise LGBT Arts Festival aims to provide a unique platform for Queer Arts principally created by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) artists from a variety of diverse backgrounds. The festival, which will take place in November, will present the work in a creatively safe, stimulating and artistically challenging manner. It also offers […]

Trans Treatment Satisfaction Survey

>HAT NEWS.One of the greatest obstacles to developing and improving medical services around transition in the UK is a lack of solid research data about patient experiences and outcomes. Anecdotal accounts often suggest that problems exist but, until now, NFL SNAPBACKS rigorous research has been undertaken to capture and classify people’s actual experiences (good […]