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Executive Assistant - OutRight Action

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: OutRight Action International

The core function of this role is to ensure that the Executive Director maintains an active, effective, and well-managed schedule related to internal and external organizational activities.

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Time to Connect the Dots: #MeToo in the Global Workplace

Since its explosion onto the social media landscape at the end of 2017, the #metoo movement has continued to gain global traction. Initially centred on powerful Hollywood women breaking decades of silence about sexual abuse and harassment in the industry, the conversation soon spread across global regions and sectors, from #YoTambien in the Spanish-speaking world to #balancetonporc in French.

Source: AWID and IPS

Creating Authentic Spaces: A Gender Identity and Gender Expression Toolkit

Cette boîte à outils présente des étapes concrètes pour la mise en place de politiques contrer la discrimination liée à l’identité et à l’expression de genre, ainsi que des stratégies pour la création de milieux propices à l’affirmation de soi pour les personnes trans ou de genre non conforme.

Legal recognition of transgender people in Turkey: will the court seize the historic opportunity?

A couple of months ago, a local court judge in Edirne filed a plea to the Court of Constitution of Turkey to revoke the compulsory sterilization requirement for the recognition of transgender people.

Source: Open Democracy 50.50

GATE calls for the elimination of gradualist approaches to the eradication of torture

On the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, GATE reaffirms its full commitment with the prevention and eradications of all forms of ill-treatment and torture taking place in healthcare settings, including those affecting intersex, and gender diverse and trans people.

Source: Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE)

Queer visual activism in South Africa

Sandisiwe comes from a lineage of Black queer South African artists, who have documented the joy, pain, and beauty of their communities. In a national context where they face femicides and the targeted rape of lesbians, self-exploration is tantamount to resistance. Here, Sandisiwe describes her foray into visual activism, her aspirations, and ongoing book project.

Source: AWID

Queer visual activism in South Africa

Sandisiwe comes from a lineage of Black queer South African artists, who have documented the joy, pain, and beauty of their communities. In a national context where they face femicides and the targeted rape of lesbians, self-exploration is tantamount to resistance. Here, Sandisiwe describes her foray into visual activism, her aspirations, and ongoing book project.

Source: AWID