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Article 05/06/2016 Totaljobs Trans Employee Survey Report 2016

Totaljobs was encouraged to take on this survey based on the positive relationships created with trans influencers following the publishing of a blog article on the legal rights of gender transitioning at work. The survey aims to build a picture of the HR provisions available for trans employees, the attitudes they...
Article 01/03/2016 5ème rapport de l'ECRI sur la France

Il n'existe pas en droit français de disposition législative ou réglementaire spécifique organisant le changement de sexe à l'état civil de la personne concernée. En revanche, la jurisprudence a admis de longue date la possibilité de changement de sexe à l'état civil pour cette catégorie de personnes. L’avis favorable...
Article 01/10/2015 Report - Discrimination in the EU in 2015

Special Eurobarometer 437 This report presents the results from a new Eurobarometer survey on discrimination. It was commissioned by the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers (DG JUST) and coordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM), and it has been carried out by TNS Opinion & Social ...
Article 06/03/2015 Le sexisme dans le monde du travail : entre déni et réalité

Le conseil supérieur de l'égalité professionnelle entre les femmes et les hommes publie Le sexime dans le monde du travail, entre déni et réalité le 6 mars 2015. INTRODUCTION Suite à l’enquête sur les relations professionnelles entre les femmes et les hommes lancée, en juin 2013, dans neuf grandes entreprises fran...
Article 01/12/2014 FRA : Being trans in the European Union

The trans respondents – an umbrella term encompassing all survey respondents who self-identified with one of the trans subgroups listed in the survey1 – of the EU LGBT survey point to serious and repetitive victimisation in the EU. Frequent discrimination and victimisation, disrespect and maltreatment, prompt persisten...
Article 01/07/2014 La Transphobie

La transphobie …. Cette réalité inconnue. Le mot même reste ignoré. Pourtant, les témoignages existent. Ils font état de violences brutales, souvent mal prises en charge la police et par la justice. Certaines agressions parviennent jusque dans les médias. Ainsi cet article de Didier Arnaud, paru dans Libération, le 26 ...
Article 01/05/2014 WHO : Eliminating forced, coercive and otherwise involuntary sterilization

Transgender persons and intersex persons In many countries, transgender and often also intersex persons are required to undergo sterilization surgeries that are often unwanted, as a prerequisite to receiving genderaffirmative treatment and gender-marker changes (16, 64). According to international and regional huma...
Article 01/05/2013 FRA : LGBT Survey 2012

Depuis dix ans, de plus en plus d’initiatives internationales et nationales s’intéressent aux droits fondamentaux des personnes lesbiennes, gays, bisexuelles et transgenres (LGBT). L’Union européenne (UE), le Conseil de l’Europe et les Nations Unies (ONU) ont continué de renforcer les règles existantes en matière de ...
Article 26/09/2012 La transphobie psychiatrique et juridique

Contribution 1 au Groupe de travail N°6 Dans le cadre des rendez-vous inter-ministériels pour l'élaboration du plan de lutte contre les discriminations Parcours des personnes trans : lutte contre la transphobie, rectification de l'état civil, accès aux soins pour celles/ceux qui le souhaitent. La transphobie p...
Article 01/03/2012 How School Bullying Impacts Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Young Adults - McClelland

Two new studies shed light on the long-term effect of school bullying. The first study explored the impact of bulling of LGBT teens and found bullying to be related to health and adjustment differences in adulthood. The second study found that LGBT teen gender nonconformity is linked to more bullying; however, only bul...
Article 01/12/2011 La discrimination fondée sur l’orientation sexuelle et l’identité de genre en Europe - COE

En Europe, de nombreuses personnes sont montrées du doigt en raison de leur orientation sexuelle, réelle ou perçue, ou de leur identité de genre; de ce fait, elles ne peuvent exercer pleinement leurs droits de l’homme universels. Certaines sont victimes de crimes de haine et ne sont pas toujours protégées co...
Article 01/06/2011 Trans and Intersex People : Discrimination on the ground of sex and gender

Within the broader context of discrimination, discrimination on the grounds of gender identity and gender expression, as well as discrimination on grounds of sex vis-à-vis intersex people, are particularly complex issues. This is due to the fact that the legal recognition and rights afforded to this community are often...
Article 03/02/2011 NTDS : Injustice at every turn

A report of the national transgender discrimination survey. This study was undertaken with the dogged commitment of the National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to bring the full extent of discrimination against transgender and gender non-conforming people to light. Execut...
Article 01/12/2009 Degrees of Equality, a national study examining workplace climate for LGBT employees

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation studied how LGBT identity surfaces and unfolds in the workplace, how environment can affect the retention and productivity of all employees and how organizations can identify and address opportunities to improve climate. The findings were striking: a majority "51 percent" of LGBT wo...
Article 01/05/2009 Transphobic hate crime in the European Union

This report is the first quantitative evidence of trans people’s experiences of hate crime in European Union member states. As this research provided the opportunity for anonymous self-reporting, it is probably the most accurate picture of the extent of transphobic hate crime to date in the context of the trans people ...
Article 01/04/2008 Transgender EuroStudy

This was very much a collaborative effort. We would like to thank the translators for all their hard work and patience. Many thanks to Christian Attard for the Maltese translation; Persson Perry Baumgartinger for the Austrian translation of the survey as well as conducting the Austrian focus group; Signe Bremer for the...
Article 01/02/2007 Engendered Penalties

This research project was undertaken for the Equalities Review between the period of July 14th and September 1st 2006. During this 6 week period, the researchers undertook a mixed quantitative/qualitative approach to collecting and analysing information on transgender and transsexual people’s experiences of inequality ...
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