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Employment inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans: leadership training and intervention in workplaces

Describe the specific need or challenge that your team will address with this project. (3-5 sentences)         Provide access to training on labor inclusion and sexual diversity to LGBT leaders from 4 countries.         Promote full employment inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in employment.         Improve the working environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans […]

The stoning of a gay man in Syria retriggers the alarm over the growing violence towards the LGBT community by ISIS

The stoning of a gay man in Syria retriggers the alarm over the growing violence towards the LGBT community by ISIS

The latest death of a gay man at the hands of the Islamic State, occurring yesterday in the town of Tel Abyad in the northern Syrian province of Raqqa, retriggers the alarm and the call to the international community to ensure the integrity of LGBT people throughout the world. This death, along with last week’s […]

FALGBT and RITTA achieve the first registered change of a trans child in Buenos Aires

FALGBT and RITTA achieve the first registered change of a trans child in Buenos Aires

The Argentine Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transsexuals (FALGBT) and the Intersex, Transvestite, and Transgender Network of Argentina (RITTA) announced the registration and recognition of the gender identity of “Fachita”, a young boy of only 10 years, in the city of Buenos Aires.   The registration ceremony was held before the director of the […]

The Municipal Labor Union of Rosario and FALGBT sign a memorandum of understanding

The Municipal Labor Union of Rosario and FALGBT sign a memorandum of understanding

As part of its efforts to improve the working conditions of LGBT employees, FALGBT entered into an agreement with the Municipal Labor Union of Rosario. Salient terms of the agreement include providing sensitivity training for union representatives, discussing maternity and paternity leave, and implementing anti-discrimination policies. The Argentine Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transsexuals […]

FALGBT welcomes the broadcasting of gender identity ads on Radio Mitre

FALGBT welcomes the broadcasting of gender identity ads on Radio Mitre

After an agreement entered between Radio Mitre and the Office of the Defense of the Public—spurred by FALGBT’s complaint against journalist Jorge Lanata’s discriminatory language towards the trans community in general and Florencia de la V in particular—this week a series of infomercials to raise awareness of the gender identity law begun airing on the […]

For the first time, the Argentine government grants humanitarian asylum to a young Russian gay man who escaped his country

For the first time, the Argentine government grants humanitarian asylum to a young Russian gay man who escaped his country

Argentina’s National Commission for Refugees (CONARE) decided to grant refugee status to a young gay man from Russia who was forced to leave his country due to anti-LGBT violence and discrimination. The man submitted his request last year. In its report, the commission recognizes the violence and harassment the young man suffered, the dire situation […]

FALGBT welcomes the agreement between Radio Mitre and the Office of the Defender of the Public over the Lanata–Flor de la V case

FALGBT welcomes the agreement between Radio Mitre and the Office of the Defender of the Public over the Lanata–Flor de la V case

After discriminatory comments were made by journalist Jorge Lanata towards the trans community in general and Florencia de la V in particular, and a complaint by FALGBT was made, the Office of the Defender of the Public and Radio Mitre officials reached an agreement under which information about the Gender Identity Law will be broadcast […]

FALGBT and ATTTA share the experience of the Gender Identity Law in Chile, in conjunction with the United Nations

FALGBT and ATTTA share the experience of the Gender Identity Law in Chile, in conjunction with the United Nations

Following the notice of a meeting by the United Nations system in Chile, representatives of FALGBT and ATTTA joined in alongside Chilean LGBT organizations, at a time when the Chilean senate continues to debate a gender identity bill. On Monday, September 29, the “Workshop for Dialogue between Civil Society Organizations on the Gender Identity Law […]

FALGBT and Kunst launch #ChequeaStock, a first-of-its-kind HIV prevention campaign

FALGBT and Kunst launch #ChequeaStock, a first-of-its-kind HIV prevention campaign

With the support of the Municipal Aids Program of the City of Rosario and UNAIDS Southern Cone, FALGBT and Kunst Unidos Todos AC launched #ChequeaStock, a first-of-its-kind HIV prevention campaign aimed at LGBT youth. The five ads that make up the campaign were created by the producers of Lado C. The Argentine Federation of Lesbians, […]

FALGBT welcomes the historic resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity at adopted at the UN

FALGBT welcomes the historic resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity at adopted at the UN

The United Nations Human Rights Council today passed—with 25 votes in favor, 14 against, and 7 in abstention—a landmark resolution on violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. In spite of certain differences during debate, Latin America exhibited a unified stance in favor of equality at the final vote. Last week, […]

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