Transphobia

30 Embassies and international representations in Bucharest send message on International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia

Approximately 30 Embassies and the European Commission Representation in Romania conveyed a joint message of solidarity with all the marginalised groups and against discrimination on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and, on this occasion, they underscore the governments' obligation to protect all citizens from violence and discrimination." "On the occasion of

Student group apologizes for playing ‘Transphobic’ & ‘Problematic’ Lou Reed song!

A Canadian student group has apologized to the transgender community for causing “hurt” after playing Lou Reed’s 1972 classic “Walk on the Wild Side” during a campus event.

The University of Guelph Central Student Association has issued a statement on Facebook, expressing regret because the song contained “hurtful” and “transphobic lyrics,” MRCTV reported.

Gay Happiness Index ranks 127 countries

If you are part of the LGBT community then you should look to the North of Europe. A gay dating and information network called Planet Romeo published a very interesting report this week, ranking the happiness levels of gay men across the world. The “Gay Happiness Index” showed Iceland in first place, and Uganda in last.

 

Meeting to bring together all against homophobia and transphobia

May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, a day of celebration of sexual identities and sexual orientations, a day to raise awareness on the violation of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex individuals) rights in as many as 120 countries and, as Y?ld?z Tar from the Turkish LGBTI rights organization Kaos GL puts it, "a day to stand against and take a

LGBTI protest against hate crimes in Turkey's Aegean province

A group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) protesters marched on May 3 in Turkey?s Aegean province of ?zmir, after four transgender women were recently the targets of violence. 

Around 100 people in ?zmir protested the incidents in the Istanbul, ?zmir and Kocaeli provinces that took place on the night of May 2. 

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