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June 2010 — First Inter-Continental Trans and Intersex Advocacy Meeting

June 2010 — First Inter-Continental Trans and Intersex Advocacy Meeting Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE) organised the first of its kind, international trans and intersex advocacy meeting in Barcelona, Spain, with participants from all regions and all continents in June 2010. The meeting consisted of 2 parts. June 1–3 was the Trans* Action = …

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December 2008 — Proudly African & Transgender Art Exhibition, South Africa

During the Gender Identity workshop hosted in Cape Town in December 2008, Gabrielle Le Roux collaborated with Victor Mukasa and the other individual activists by drawing portraits of ten sub-Saharan African trans and intersex activists. Each person wrote a personal activism message on their own portrait. This activism-art work, titled Proudly African & Transgender, later travelled …

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December 2008 — Eastern and Southern African Trans/Gender Identity Institute, South Africa

In December 2008, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC), today known as OutRight International, and Gender DynamiX (GDX) hosted the historical Eastern and Southern African Trans/Gender Identity Institute. 16 Trans and intersex activists from 9 African countries attended the meeting in Cape Town, South Africa. This was the first ever trans and …

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September 2008 — Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Sues the South African Film and Publications Board, South Africa 

In September 2009, the South African Film and Publications Board banned the intersex film XXY* on the grounds that they believed the film portrays child pornography. The Spanish film with English subtitles was produced by an Argentine filmmaker and tells the story of a teenager (15 years of age). The Out in Africa (OIA) Gay …

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