SOGICA is a research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) that explores the social and legal experiences of asylum seekers across Europe claiming international protection on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity (SOGI). Focusing on Germany, Italy and the UK as case studies, and analysing how SOGI related claims are […]
The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia was observed on May 17. The official website has highlights of the day and resources for activists The Transrights Europe Map and Index was released it examines national legal provision relating to gender identity recognition in 22 categories. These include mental health diagnosis and sterilisation. Other useful […]
MIC launches database of transgender murders A key initiative has recently been unveiled in tracking this underreported crime. The database provides data and visualizations of this horrendous crime in the USA 2010-2016. This article from GLAAD explains its significance. The Hate Index A new resource from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism‘s NYCity […]
IDAHOT 2016 was celebrated on May 17th. Find out why this day was chosen and why it continues to be needed with this blog posting from the LSE. Create your own Facebook avator (Using the Youth Voices Count website) to show your support – every day.
The new Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is based in Worcester, Massachusetts at the College of the Holy Cross. It is an international collaboration among more than twenty colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, and private collections which is aiming to provide free access to key materials. The definition used on the website is ‘transgender as a practice […]