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European Commission publishes new report on trans and intersex discrimination

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  1. Ben Foster 11 Jun 2012, 5:41pm

    “Trans and intersex persons’ fundamental rights are the same as everyone else’s, and they deserve to be free from discrimination.”

    Absolutely they should.

  2. A very well-called decision, to prevent horrors like the German trans girl who was going to be institutionalised by her absent father and the deportation of the Russian trans women from Sweden back to Russia where she was abused by authorities from happening again. Of course, many European governments specially from Eastern Europe are going to ignore this commission but still it’s an admirable and needed move.

    1. Don’t discriminate crazies! They are normal crazies!…. Hehehe….

  3. Veronica Drantz, PhD 11 Jun 2012, 9:14pm

    This report is a breakthrough for trans and intersex people. Too bad America is so far behind Europe in this regard!

    1. DJ Sheepiesheep 11 Jun 2012, 11:28pm

      This is due to different time zones. Some parts of the USA are 20 years behind Europe.

    2. I assume you missed the US report “Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey” from februari 2011? Read it here; http://www.thetaskforce.org/reports_and_research/ntds

    3. Fortunately, whole world is still keeps its sanity, while small spot on the Earth which called Europe lost its sanity and siding with crazies…

  4. I think doing this report was good. I often feel that the various parts of the LGBT community are not given the same level of significance.

  5. This is welcome. We would also like to add that caregivers and allies of intersex should also be considered. Once you are a spouse of intersex person, you have to deal with the same issues as an intersex person.

    1. Don’t deal with any intersex. Any intersex is nothing more then biological trash. They are mistakes of Nature. That’s simple. Don’t repeat mistakes of Nature: don’t copulate with any intersex. Keep humanity clean from deformities.

  6. thoughtful 13 Jun 2012, 7:42pm

    A very uninteresting report which merely collates the existing law in different EU countries and the cases leading to them. There are few statistics as to levels of discrimination, nor the fact that ‘the UK has no effective anti discrimination legislation’ and that tribunals / courts find for only 2% of claimants, nor that the woefully inadequate settlements of only 2 weeks wages average result for those fortunate enough to win.

    1. thoughtful 20 Jun 2012, 8:26am

      It’s sad that people see any form of research into trans or intersex issues as positive regardless of the quality of the work, so we get responses like the report is ‘good’ or ‘a breakthrough’. Well, why is it a breakthrough when there is no new or original data.
      Just because someone writes a report on T & I issues and it isn’t critical, doesn’t make it good! If I’d been paying for this I’d be very dissapointed, angry even, because it tells me nothing I didn’t already know or couldn’t find out without a few mouse clicks.
      The UK currently has a problem with weak legislation, but that isn’t even covered in the report, what’s the use of a law if it can’t be enforced.
      There are good reports out there, some of them produced by the EU, sadly this isn’t one of them.

  7. There are no leadership in the matters related to false declaration of psychopaths as normal beings…. You just making up most idiotic statement.

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