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Alarming new changes to the gender marker on passports created last week

Documentation required for changing gender markers on passports replaced “gender” with “sex,” and limited access to resources for queer people. Last week, the U.S. Department of State altered documentation required for transgender people to obtain correctly gendered documentation. These changes include replacing the language of “gender” with “sex” as well as the removal of resources Read more

LGBT Rights Expand in India; Section 377 Struck Down

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday decriminalised homosexual activity between consenting adults, which was punishable by up to 10 years in jail according to Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. Read more here: https://scroll.in/latest/893352/section-377-sc-to-rule-on-validity-of-colonial-era-law-that-criminalises-gay-sex

Call to Action: Crisis at the Border, 6/21/2018

Call to Action: Crisis at the Border, 6/21/2018 From: Elle Fersan, Director, Initiative on Immigrants and Global Migration, USC Gould School of Law [Please Forward to Trojan Faculty, Staff and Students] The Initiative on Immigrants and Global Migration (IIGM) is organizing a set of actions to respond to the crisis at the border and answer the call of Read more