Transgender / Intersex
Malaysia Transgender Group Lose Challenge Against Law
Thursday Oct 11, 2012
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Malaysian court on Thursday dismissed an attempt by a group of transsexuals to challenge a law that bars Muslim men from wearing women’s clothes.
Canada: New birth certificate rules for transgender people in Ontario
Transgender people in Ontario can now amend their gender on their birth certificates without first having to undergo gender confirmation surgery.
NCTE’s Voting While Trans Campaign Fights Voter Suppression
by Holly Grigg-Spall
Thursday Oct 25, 2012
The National Center for Transgender Equality has launched Voting While Trans, an awareness campaign that will prove vital in the coming weeks. The program aims to educate transgender people and poll workers on the potential for misunderstandings, confusion and discrimination at the voting booths in November. It also helps to counter voter suppression tactics directed at presumed Democratic demographics, which have the potential to impact the trans community’s right to vote.
12th annual Intersex Awareness Day marked around the globe
Campaigners are marking Intersex Awareness Day, which is taking place on Friday.