by Emma

Why We Support IDAHOBIT

May 16, 2013 in Bigotry, Campaigns, Coming Out, Front Page, IDAHO, IDAHOT, Identity, Legal, LGBT, Media, Transphobia, Wipe Out Homophobia, Wipe Out Transphobia, Worldwide by Emma

IDAHO - International Day Against Homophobia and TransphobiaWhat is IDAHOBIT?

On May 17 1990 the World Health Organisation (WHO) removed homosexuality as a mental illness in the International Classification of Diseases. On May 17 2005 marking 15 years to the day after that momentous event the first International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) took place.

The event was the brain-child of French Guyanan academic Louis-Georges Tin, and has been held annually since.

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by Emma

TDOR Events and their legacy

November 26, 2012 in 14th annual, 20th november, Asia, Australia, Bigotry, Campaigns, Canada, candle light vigil, Coming Out, Community, Culture, Europe, Gender Identity, Identity, LGBT, murder, Society, TDOR, Trans, Transgender, transgender day of remembrance, Transphobia, United Kingdom, United States, Wipe Out Transphobia by Emma

Gwynedd Council raise the transgender flag for TDOR in 2012The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) has been marked this month for its 14th year, which saw the global trans community come out en-mass to mourn and celebrate the lives of the people we lost during the last 12 months.

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by Emma

14th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 19, 2012 in Bigotry, Campaigns, Coming Out, Community, Cross Dressing, Culture, Gender Binary, Gender Fluid, Gender Identity, Gender Non Conforming, Gender Queer, Identity, Intersex, Legal, LGBT, Passing, Sexuality, Society, TDOR, Trans, Transgender, transgender day of remembrance, Transgender Spectrum, Transition, Transphobia, Transsexual, United Kingdom, United States, Wipe Out Homophobia, Wipe Out Transphobia by Emma

Wipe Out Transphobia - Transgender Day of RemembranceA Transgender Day of Remembrance Perspective from a Writer

During 2012, I’ve written twenty articles on the deaths of twenty different sisters killed during the course of this period. I also know that a year from today, 20 more articles will be written. It’s one thing to know of the statistics of transgender deaths, but it’s another thing to keep tabs on it, week after week.

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