Today Jan-27-15

Trans rights trail blazer Christine Goodwin passed away

On Dec 8, 2014, Christine Goodwin passed away after long illness. We express our condolences to Christine Goodwin’s family and close ones.

Portugal adds gender identity to the Labour Code

The Portuguese Parliamentarians outlawed employment discrimination against trans people in a vote on Friday, January 16, 2015. According to ILGA Portugal the law will now be discussed in committee and will need to be signed by the President to come into effect. Congratulations for all activists behind this important success!

Read the announcement by ILGA Portugal.

Bologna to host 6th European Transgender Council

Dear TGEU Members,

Dear trans community and allies,

 

Administrative Court of Appeal in Stockholm on Sterilisation Requirement in Gender Recognition Legislation (19 Dec 2012)

The administrative Court of Appeal in Stockholm has in a verdict from 19 Dec 2012 found the requirement of sterilization in legal gender recognition as unlawful and violating the European Convention on Human Rights. 

Trans* Rights Europe Card Game

Trans* Rights Europe Card Game 2014

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Fundamental Rights Agency Publishes first specific EU Trans Report

Fundamental Rights Agency Publishes first specific EU Trans Report: Young, Unemployed and Poor Trans People are Most at Risk.

Berlin, 09 December 2014

Netherlands: Trans Woman dies after having been strangled in a fight at home

Trans Woman dies after having been strangled in a fight at home

Sonny (Gerritson Noel) Angila from Groningen, Netherlands died this Tuesday, Dec 2, after having been strangled in a fight at home last Sunday (Nov 30). Sonny was originally from Brazil or the Dutch Antiles and was 31 years old when she died, according to TGEU Steering Committee member Vreer Verkerke.

Upcoming event: Transgender – Rights at work

Upcoming event: Transgender – Rights at work

On Tuesday 9 December, the Intergroup on LGBTI rights will host a discussion between MEPs, NGOs and EU Institutions on transgender rights. Registration is now open.

Transgender Europe: TDOR Press Release October 30 2014

Transgender Europe: TDOR Press Release October 30 2014

Transgender Europe’s Trans Murder Monitoring project reveals 
226 killings of trans people in the last 12 months

TGEU Press Statement: History in the making: First LGBTI discussion at EU Council and 1st reading of ground-breaking Maltese gender recognition law

TGEU Press Statement

History in the making: First LGBTI discussion at EU Council and 1st reading of ground-breaking Maltese gender recognition law

29 October 2014

 

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