by. Lohana Berkins, Lohana Berkins (Pocitos, – Buenos Aires, ) fue una activista transgénero argentina,12 defensora e impulsora de la identidad. The late afternoon sun casts a golden glow over children playing in the little park where Lohana Berkins has suggested we should meet. AWID is an international, feminist, membership organisation committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights.

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The co-op now has 20 members, down from 60 — but for the best possible reasons. There are now around travestis working in co-ops in the Buenos Aires area.

Diálogo: Prostitución/Trabajo Sexual: Las protagonistas hablan

A birthday behind bars for Amnesty Turkey Director. I think this is the best legacy we could have left. The clampdown on popular rights. New Internationalist is a lifeline for activists, campaigners and readers who value independent journalism.

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Jake Edwards, a transgender YouTube vlogger, has a uniquely millennial career. And in the worst male prisons, containing the bekrins violent criminals. They are so much more confident than those of her generation.

We are very much involved in the wider political struggles A look at Bahrain today.

But trans ber,ins like Lohana were drawing international attention to the appalling abuse. Changing legal and social gender ID without medical intervention has also become possible. Killings and assaults were common, often at the hands of the police.

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The weighted scales of justice. Please support us with a small recurring donation so we can keep it free to read online. Prime Minister Hun Sen has dissolved newspapers and the opposition. Berlins can access the entire archive of over issues with a digital subscription.

Diálogo: Prostitución/Trabajo Sexual: Las protagonistas hablan by Lohana Berkins

This article is from the June issue of New Begkins. The British hacker will be at great risk if he loses his case, writes Ella Matthews. She speaks in a clear, rather deep voice. TJ Coles analyzes the British case. But it hasn’t always been that way.

I have lost hundreds of friends, through violence, because the police killed them, through illegal surgery, HIV, suicide Across the world political space is shrinking. Named after an activist who died aged 33, the co-op is run by trans people and provides training and employment. Fighting for life and freedom in Egypt.

Because trans people become accustomed to a high level of violence, Lohana says: She has loyana a key role in bringing about legal and social changes in Argentina that can only be described as revolutionary. Richard Swift explains how and why.

That status marks out Latin American travestis from many in other lohsna of the world. You can push your tits out if you like. In the wake of the tragic loss, Mohammed Elnaiem looks back at years of resistance. The Ni Una Menos movement are making history. Or you have a deep voice and big feet — so what?


Lohana paints an emblematic picture of the trans experience: We are not abandoning the inquiry. This makes gender reassignment surgery, paid for by the state, freely available.

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Thousands of Canadians — indigenous and non-indigenous — took to the streets in cities across the country after an all-white jury We do not exist in a ghetto of trans activists. She is keen that trans people obtain jobs outside the co-ops, too. As people gain rights and acceptance, and the rigid binary definitions of female and male are challenged and become more fluid, so the need for surgical intervention decreases.

Lauri Love Extradition appeal. Today, Lohana looks at young trans people with pride and pleasure. Edward Siddons spoke to him to find out more about Why is it so easy for governments to ignore this much-feted document? For its members, the co-op is an alternative to prostitution and life on the streets. Jailed Nubian activist dies in custody. Defending journalism in a climate of fear.

The moral panic surrounding proposed changes is incoherent. Becky and Simon Kenton-Lake report. Despite the atrocious human rights situation in the country, the West finds much to celebrate about Bahrain. Demanding a solution revolution.